Originally from Mexico, Bianca Marroquín made her Broadway debut in 2002 with this role. She is thrilled to come home to her Chicago family after completing a successful year-long engagement headlining the Mexico City premiere of Disney’s Mary Poppins. Other Broadway credits: Daniela in In the Heights, Carmen in The Pajama Game. Regional credits: And the World Goes ’Round at Barrington Stage, Bye Bye Birdie at North Shore. Theatre in Mexico: The Sound of Music, Beauty and the Beast, Rent, The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago. Awards: 2004 Helen Hayes Award for the Chicago national tour, IRNE Award for her role in Bye Bye Birdie, Premios Heraldo for Chicago in Mexico. Television: “One Life to Live,” Judge on “Mira Quien Baila” (Univision) and “Pequeños Gigantes” (Televisa). Follow on twitter @biancamarroquin.
AMRA FAYE WRIGHT(Velma Kelly)
Amra-Faye Wright has played this role worldwide since 2001, and on Broadway and the West End since 2005, including both 10th Anniv. productions, and in Japan in Japanese. She received the Naledi and Fleur du Cap Awards (South Africa's Tony equivalent). Credits include: UK — Vi Moore/Footloose; South Africa — Sandy/Grease, Sheila/A Chorus Line, Mother Superior/Nunsense, Jack/Jack and the Beanstalk, Mrs. Darling/Peter Pan, Star/Viva Sun City, Lead/Elvis Las Vegas (Vita Award) and musical extravaganzas throughout the world. Solo shows include: "It's Not Where I Start" (Vita Award), "Drinks on Me," "Rouge Pulp" (Vita Award), "Sittin' on Top of the World." Guest appearances: SPAR Intern'l, VIP Gala, Sydney Olympics, World-Cup Rugby/Jo'burg Phil. Orch., AquABBA/Cape Phil Orch.
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)
Last seen in Show Boat (Queenie), NY Philharmonic. Broadway: A Night With Janis Joplin (Aretha, Joplinaire), The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Mariah), The Color Purpl (Sofia). Featured vocalist/concerts: Carnegie Hall (Irving Berlin), Avery Fisher Hall (Ragtime), Indianapolis Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, Ottawa Symphony, to name a few. 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.
ADAM JEPSEN(Bailiff/Court Clerk)
Broadway: Cinderella, Guys and Dolls (Carnegie Hall). Tour: Wizard of Oz (Scarecrow). TV: “Mysteries of Laura.” Regional: the Muny, Ogunquit. BFA: Penn State. For Rosie. Insta: email@example.com
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.
LARA SEIBERT YOUNG(Go-To-Hell Kitty)
Broadway: Pippin, Big Fish, A Christmas Story, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway, Young Frankenstein. Thanks to Stewart/Whitley Casting and Frontier. For my husband, Andrew.
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."