Dylis is thankful to have been a part of the Chicago family for over seven years. Other Broadway and National Tour credits include New York Stage & Film's new production of 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, filmed for 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.
TERRA C. MacLEOD(Velma Kelly)
Terra originated the role in the World French Premiere of Chicago in both Montreal and Paris (Moliere award nomination). Most recently hailing from the Broadway company she is thrilled to be back with the national tour. Other credits include: Broadway & West End: Chicago (Velma Kelly), Spamalot (Lady of the Lake), Blood Brothers (Mrs. J.) and The Producers (Ulla), Vancouver Arts Club; Kiss of the Spider Woman (Spider Woman), L.A. Havok Theatre; Cats (Bombalurina) and The Pajama Game (Gladys), MTWLA; West Side Story (Anita), New Orleans Opera and Vancouver Arts Club (Jessie Award, Best Supp. Actress); Guys and Dolls (Adelaide), San Diego MT; Damn Yankees (Lola); A Chorus Line (Cassie). Film/TV: The Lizzie Maguire Movie, "The Reagans," "The Dead Zone," "Jeremiah," "Cold Squad," "Life or Something like it". This is for the 3 C's, my family and my TS. www.terramacleod.com
JOHN O'HURLEY(Billy Flynn / Chicago, IL and Appleton, WI Engagements)
John O'Hurley is best known as J. Peterman on "Seinfeld," the #1 syndicated television show in the world (seen in 85 countries), for which he won a Screen Actor's Guild Award. He was also seen on the top-rated ABC hit "Dancing With the Stars," ABC's dramatic "Dance-Off!" and as the host of "Family Feud." He is one of the most recognized voices on TV, appearing in dozens of animated productions including King Neptune on "Sponge Bob Squarepants" and Blake the White Tiger on NBC's "Father of the Pride." O'Hurley's first CD, Peace of Our Minds, a collaboration of his piano compositions with world-renowned cellist Marston Smith, debuted at #13 on Billboard. His CDs are available on John's website www.JohnOHurley.com and at CDBaby.com. His musical theatre credits include starring roles in the national tours of Pirates of Penzance, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Brigadoon. He is a New York Times best-selling author with three titles, including The Perfect Dog, which is becoming a stage musical. In 2011, he was recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for his work Arts and Philanthropy.
See John O'Hurley as Billy Flynn in Chicago, IL and Appleton, WI Engagements.
TOM HEWITT(Billy Flynn)
Broadway: Includes Amazing Grace, Doctor Zhivago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago, Dracula, Rocky Horror Show (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Lion King. National tours: Urinetown, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Peter Pan. Off Broadway: Another Medea, Treasure Island, Jeffery, Beau Jest (Outer Critics nomination). Recent Regional Credits: Irma Vep (BTG), Spamalot (PCLO, TUTS, Starlight), Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (La Jolla Playhouse), Travesties (Long Wharf, CT Critics Award). Tom has performed throughout Japan, Europe and the United States with the Suzuki Company of Toga. Film and TV: “Law and Order,” “All My Children,” Fools’ Fire.
JEFF MCCARTHY(Billy Flynn / University Park, PA and Newport News, VA engagements)
Jeff McCarthy has enjoyed a theater, TV, film and recording career that has taken him to all over this mad world. Leading roles in NYC: Urinetown, Sideshow, Chicago, Southern Comfort, Zorba, Sympathetic Magic, Dream True, Smile, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Beauty and the Beast and several others. Regional: My Fair Lady, The Front Page, Kunstler, Sweeney Todd, The Price, Follies, All My Sons, The Underpants, hundreds of others. TV: "The Good Wife", "Schweitzer" (title role), "Star Trek(s)", "Designing Women", "Law and Order(s)", "Cheers" and others. Film: "Starting Out In The Evening", "Robocop 2", "Consent", "Eve of Destruction", "Cliffhanger" and others. For More: jeffmccarthy.biz/
PAUL VOGT(Amos Hart)
Broadway: Hairspray (Edna Turnblad), Chicago (Amos Hart). Regional: Oliver (Mr. Bumble) Arena Stage Wash DC., Replaced Harvey Fierstein in Vegas (Hairspray), Ursula in Disney's Little Mermaid (MUNY), Laurel and Hardy (Falcon Theater-West Coast Premiere), Idaho (Forestburgh-World Premiere), Elf and Funny Thing...Forum (Paper Mill), Hairspray (NSMT,Sacramento, MUNY, PCLO,TUTs), Disney's Aladdin (Tuacahn), Minsky's (Ahmanson-World Premiere). Film: Mothers Day, Valentines Day, Princess Diaries 2, Good Boy, Lilo and Stich 2, Blonde Ambition. TV: MADtv, “ReRUN Show,” “Raising Hope,” “Glee,” “Grey's Anatomy,” “Hannah Montana,” “Arrested Development,” “Reno 911,” “Maximum Bob.” Twitter: @Therealpaulvogt Web www.paulcvogt.com.
ROZ RYAN(Matron "Mama" Morton)
Roz Ryan holds a unique Broadway record, having played more performances of Chicago than any other leading actress in the show’s historic 20-year run. Besides that, she’s done it all, Broadway? Seven productions,including Chicago, Dreamgirls, One Mo' Time, and Ain't Misbehavin, plus various. National Tours? Television series? KC Undercover, Amen, Good News, The Rickey Smiley Show, and more. Cartoon voiceovers? Adventure, Time, Hercules, Looney Tunes etc. Films? Plenty of those too. TV commercials like Charles Barkley’s Mom for Capitol One and more..! Just Google her. Why? Because God is Good! RozRyan.com
D. RATELL(Mary Sunshine)
D. Ratell is thrilled to be back in Chicago. Training: BFA in Musical Theatre from Kent State University. A Big thank you to Dulcina Eisen Associates, Duncan Stewart and as always Mom, Dad, Jerome and Danny for being the best support system a human could ask for. www.dratell.com
NICOLE BENOIT(Go-To-Hell-Kitty, u/s Roxie Hart)
Nicole joins this racy affair as a proud new AEA member! Favorite credits: Chicago (Roxie; Royal Caribbean), The Producers (Ulla; BroadwayWorld Best Actress Nomination), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Int'l Tour My Fair Lady, Paper Mill Playhouse. TV: Inside Amy Schumer, Target, YouTube Music Awards, Dance TV. www.NicoleBenoitOnline.com
THOMAS BEVAN(Bailiff, Court Clerk, u/s Amos Hart)
Thomas is thrilled to return to Chicago! Off-Broadway: Sayonara, Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Regional: The Guthrie (A Christmas Carol), North Carolina Theatre (Legally Blonde). Film: The Last 5 Years. BFA UW-Stevens Point. Thanks to my team (Danny, Family and ATB) and Stewart/Whitely Instagram: @tgbevan
CHRISTOPHE CABALLERO(Swing, Dance Captain)
Broadway: Original companies of La Cage Aux Folles (2010), Jerome Robbins' Broadway, A Christmas Carol; Beauty & the Beast. Multiple international, regional and touring productions. TV highlights: "Fame," "The Tracey Ullman Show," voice of Odd - "Code Lyoko." Thanks to all at NAMCO/Cellblock and Duncan & Benton. www.ChristopheCaballero.com
TAYLOR P. CONANT(June, u/s Velma)
Taylor is thrilled to be joining the cast of Chicago the Musical! Nat’l Tours: Graziella, West Side Story. Alumni of Jacobs Pillow Musical Theatre Dance & The Ailey School Fellowship Program. Special Thanks to amazing friends, family, loved ones & her mom, Vicki, for unconditional love and encouragement! www.taylorpconant.com
SETH DANNER(Harry, Martin Harrison, u/s Billy Flynn)
Seth is thrilled to be making his Chicago debut! NYC/Tours: A Chorus Line (National & Japanese Tour), The Meaning of Life. Regional: Hair, The Full Monty, On The Town, Smokey Joe's Cafe, South Pacific, The Most Happy Fella, Great American Trailer Park Musical, among others. Love to family & friends, Avalon, Stewart/Whitley and Ward.
Lauren is overjoyed to be joining the Chicago family! National Tours: The Drowsy Chaperone. Regional: Arena Stage, Trinity Rep, OSTC, NBFT. Training: Boston Ballet, Manhattanville College, Verdon Fosse Legacy. Thanks to Irene @ DDO Artists Agency, everyone at Stewart/Whitley, and the entire Chicago creative team! laurengemelli.com, @laurengemelli
BRENT HEUSER(Fred Casely, u/s Billy Flynn)
Broadway: Chicago (Fred Casely/Billy Cover). Off Broadway: My Big Gay Italian Wedding (Andrew). TV: 2013 Tony Awards Opening. NY Theatre: Theodore & Co, Naughty Marietta (Musicals Tonight!). Favorite Regional Credits: 9 To 5 the Musical (Franklin Hart Jr.), Hairspray! (Corny Collins), Bye Bye Birdie (Albert). Brent is also a singer/songwriter, follow him on Instagram @TallGuy223
Aurore is a native from France. She is thrilled to be a part of the Chicago tour. Favorite credits: Chicago Hollywood Bowl, Cats, Cabaret, Annie Get Your Gun, Folies Bergère Pa
Broadway: Les Miserables (Gavroche). National Tours: We Will Rock You (Ensemble), West Side Story (Big Deal, Fight Captain), Ragtime (Little Boy), Les Miserables (Gavroche), Beauty and the Beast (Chip). Theater: Radio City Spring Spectacular (Ensemble). TV: 69th Annual Tony Awards (CBS). Thanks Nancy, Stewart/Whitley, Family, and Nikki. Strength and Honor. @nateckeen
Anthony is excited to be doing his dream show again! International: NAMCO/RCCL Productions Chicago (Spirit of Fosse, Bailiff, u/s Mary Sunshine) National: NetWorks Beauty and the Beast (Swing, Assistant Dance Captain, u/s Lefou) Regional: Hairspray (Fender), Dreamgirls (Dave), and 42nd Street. For Mom, Dad, Tay, Lysie, Kare, Doc. @anthonyjaylag
CHRIS LeBEAU(Doctor, Judge, u/s Amos Hart)
Chris is delighted to join the tour of Chicago again! He has previously toured with The Producers (Ensemble, Leo u/s), performed in a NYC Lab of Babes in Arms, and has been seen regionally in Guys and Dolls (Barrington Stage), Man of La Mancha (Arvada Center), 42nd Street (Westchester Broadway theatre), The Music Man (Engeman Theatre), among others. He thanks Duncan Stewart, his family and friends, and buhb. @cllebeau
Credits include Spamalot, Radio City Rockette, Fosse, Follies at Encores, White Christmas and numerous national TV commercials. Thank you to everyone, and never ever stop believing! This is truly a dream come true. JenniferMathie.com
Broadway: Chicago. Tours: La Cage
Aux Folles (Anne), Chicago (Mona, Roxie u/s). Regional: Sacramento Music Circus, The Muny. Proud University of Michigan grad! Love to her family. For Lloyd.
JASOND THOMAS(Sgt. Fogarty, u/s Fred Casely)
Jasond is thankful for his family, friends & Chicago team for their love and support! Broadway productions credits include: Lion King, Footloose, Radio City C.S. Regional credit: Sweet Charity, Nine. He's also appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show! You can follow him on IG: JasondThomas www.JasondThomas.com
Tug is so happy to be a part of Chicago. Other credits include National Tours of Evita (revival tour), Young Frankenstein, Cats, and Annie. Proud AEA member and graduate of Syracuse University, he hopes you enjoy the show.
JESSE WILDMAN(Mona, u/s Roxie Hart)
Jesse was most recently on Broadway in Dr. Zhivago, where she wore 200% more clothing than she does in this show. Broadway: Ghost; Dr. Zhivago. National tours: Guys & Dolls; Chicago. Favorite regional: former Radio City Rockette; Yoshimi...; The Rocky Horror Show. Love & gratitude to the creatives & casting, Avalon, & my guardian angel. www.jessewildman.com