Dylis Croman is thankful to have been a part of the Chicago family for over eight years. Other Broadway & National Tour credits include New York Stage & Film’s In Your Arms, A Chorus Line (standby Cassie / Sheila), Movin’ Out (Brenda), Sweet Charity (Rosie, u/s Charity), Oklahoma, Thou Shalt Not (u/s Therese Raquin) and Fosse (trumpet solo, PBS “Great Performances”). On television, she appeared as Andrew Daniels on “Guiding Light”, “Smash” on NBC, as well as many national commercials. Thank you Mom, Dad, Todd, Janet, Seth and my beautiful friends for your endless love and support. My life is so blessed because of you. I dedicate this performance to every patron who graces this theatre. Thank You God for this gift to share. Instagram: @dycro33.
LANA GORDON(Velma Kelly)
Lana Gordon is thrilled and blessed to return to Broadway and share the stage with such talented and professional people! Lana was part of the original Lion King cast (u.s Nala/Shenzi) on Broadway and the revival of Jesus Christ Super Star (Soul Sister). During the past 10 years she has been performing all over Europe in various shows such as Chicago (Velma), Sister Act (Deloris), Tarzan (Kala), West Side Story (Anita), Carmen Cubana (Carmen), and at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in Qatar (Guest vocalist). Special thanks to Gregory, Tanya, Rob, and all of my family and friends that have supported me. Stay in touch and follow Lana at IG: lanajeangordon and FB: Lana Gordon. Mom, look what God has done, I know you're watching me! Blessings Always!
JASON DANIELEY(Billy Flynn)
Broadway: The Visit, Next to Normal, Curtains (OCC nom.), The Full Monty (also West End), Candide (Drama Desk nom.). Off-Bway: Floyd Collins, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Dream True, Strike Up the Band, Trojan Women. Regional: Can-Can (Papermill), Secondhand Lions (5th Avenue), Sunday in the Park With George (Chicago Shakes, Jeff nom.), The Highest Yellow (Hayes Award winner), PBS Concerts: “South Pacific” (Carnegie), “Carousel” (NYPhil), “Ring Them Bells: The Music of Kander & Ebb”, “Sondheim! The Birthday Concert” (NYPhil) as well as extensive symphonic, cabaret and concert hall appearances around the world plusmany albums. www.JasonDanieley.com
RAYMOND BOKHOUR(Amos Hart)
Raymond made his Broadway debut with Chicago in 2001 (Helen Hayes Best Actor nom.). National Tour: Da in Once. Film: Man on the Moon, Changing Lanes, I'm With Lucy. Television: "30Rock," "Flight of the Conchords," "SNL," "Third Watch," "The Job," "L&O." Also a composer recorded by London Symphony, Warsaw and Moravian Philharmonics, and performed at Carnegie Recital Hall. He is co-author of The Suicide: A Musical Comedy, directed in concert at Barrington Stage by John Rando. RaymondBokhour.com
NaTASHA YVETTE WILLIAMS(Matron "Mama" Morton)
NaTasha Yvette Williams is delighted to join Chicago! Last seen in Show Boat (Queenie), NY Philharmonic. Broadway: A Night With Janis Joplin (Aretha, Joplinaire), The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Mariah), The Color Purple (Sofia). Featured vocalist/concerts: Carnegie Hall (Irving Berlin), Avery Fisher Hall (Ragtime), Indianapolis Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, Ottawa Symphony, just to name a few. NaTasha is also a recording artist. Order her CDs @www.natashayvettewilliams.com. Follow her on Instagram @NaTashaYvetteWilliams
R. LOWE(Mary Sunshine)
Happy to be celebrating 10 years in this incredible role! Opera: Turandot, L’Elisir D’Amore, Carmen, Così fan Tutti, Marriage of Figaro. Favorite musicals include Brigadoon, A Little Night Music and Candide. Many thanks to KV, BB, BW and family.
DONNA MARIE ASBURY(June)
Donna Marie made her B'way debut at age 11 in the revival of Gypsy starring Angela Lansbury. Next she played Terry Turner in the Stephen Sondheim/Harold Prince musical Merrily We Roll Along. At age 19, Ms. Asbury was chosen by Mr. Prince to portray Eva Peron in the national tour of Evita (the youngest actress ever to perform the role). Other B'way: Smile, Jerome Robbins' Broadway. Other nat'l tours: Chicago (Velma Kelly). Favorite Role: Cleve's wife. Favorite production: Daughter, Jacqueline.
Nicole has performed on and off Broadway and has done several National tours as well as many regional productions. She is thrilled to be here and thanks God and family for life and living.
DAVID BUSHMAN(Swing/Dance Captain)
David Bushman is honored to be making his Broadway debut with Chicago. French prod. and nat'l tours of Chicago (Dance Capt, Ensemble, Amos u/s). Re-staged the current nat'l tour. Love and gratitude to friends and family.
Broadway: Curtains, Oklahoma!, Chicago. Tours: Annie, A Chorus Line (Europe), Spamalot (Germany), Chicago (Japan). Outside the cellblock, Jenn is a digital artist & retoucher. www.thepixelcake.com
KELCY ANN GRIFFIN(Annie)
Broadway: Bullets Over Broadway. National Tours: Memphis, Dreamgirls. TV: "Power" (Starz), "Blue Bloods" (CBS). Love to Mom, Dad, John and Nicholas. Thanks to Judy Boals Inc. and Duncan Stewart Casting.
BARRETT MARTIN(Bailiff/Court Clerk)
Broadway: Side Show (2014), Nice Work..., How To Succeed... (2011), Addams Family, Guys & Dolls (2009), Wicked, Young Frankenstein, Urban Cowboy. Tours: Movin' Out, Wicked (Chicago), Footloose. Various TV/FILM!
DONALD JONES JR.(Sergeant Fogarty)
New Orleans native, Northwestern State of Louisiana. Credits: Aladdin (Genie u/s, Ensemble), The Color Purple (Ensemble), Carnegie Hall’s West Side Story (Bernardo), Rent (Benny), A Chorus Line (Richie), Spectrum Dance Theater.
JAMES T. LANE(Harry/Martin Harrison)
B’way & West End: Scottsboro Boys, A Chorus Line. Tours: Jersey Boys, Cinderella, Fame. Regional: Kiss Me, Kate; Once on This Island, The Wiz. Concerts: Carnegie Hall with NY Pops, Ottawa Symphony.
J. LOEFFELHOLZ(Standby Mary Sunshine)
J.Loeffelholz is thrilled to be a part of this amazing production for the past 19 years. Original revival cast (Richard Rodgers, Shubert, Ambassador theatres). Many thanks to everyone!!
Broadway credits: Fosse; Once Upon a Mattress; Hello, Dolly! (with Channing). Also, Oh, Kay!; Encores! Golden Boy; Radio City productions, South Pacific.
BRIAN O'BRIEN(Fred Casely)
Broadway: Promises, Promises; The Pirate Queen; Beauty and the Beast; Annie Get Your Gun; Steel Pier. International tour: Spamalot. Signature Theatre: Kander & Ebb's The Visit.
Denny Pashcall is excited to return to Chicago. Credits include: Beauty and the Beast, Shrek, Anyone Can Whistle, Sondheim: The Birthday Concert. Love to my families in Denver and LA. Special thanks to Haven and Hudson -- you guys are the best.
Thrilled to be back! Chicago B'way: u/s Roxie/Velma (played), Kitty, Annie. Recently: TUTS Victor/Victoria (Norma), Goodspeed Damn Yankees (Lola). Favorite credits: Wicked (Elphaba u/s-played), Follies, Hugh Jackman in Performance. www.angelreda.com
JASON PATRICK SANDS(Doctor/The Judge)
Broadway: A Chorus Line (Don), Legally Blonde, The Producers. National Tour: Chicago (Billy Flynn). Film and television: Kinsey, The Producers, "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. Much love and thanks to Mom and Dad, Mamaw and Papaw.
MICHAEL SCIRROTTO(The Jury)
NY: Camelot, Lincoln Center. Nat'l Tours: A Chorus Line, West Side Story. Regional: Paper Mill; Goodspeed; Barrington Stage; Maltz & Northern Stage. International: Tokyo Disney. Proud Graduate of Dreyfoos S.O.A. & New World S.O.A.
Brian Spitulnik holds a BFA from the University of Michigan and a MFA from Columbia University. Winner of the Hopwood Award for Nonfiction, Brian is the author of McSweeney's "The Chorus Boy Chronicles;" "A Good Boy;" "Angels, Twice Descending" and "Hollywood and Vine," a new TV drama.
Tonya Wathen has dance captained or assisted on the national tours of Jersey Boys; Sweet Charity; Chicago and Hello, Dolly!. Nat'l Tour credits: Beauty and the Beast, Chicago (Roxie), We Will Rock You. TV: "VH1 Divas Live" and FX's "Rescue Me."
Chryssie has had a vast career in television, theatre and teaching. For her family, dearest friends, mentors, students, Joan and her sweet love, Craig. www.chryssiewhitehead.com