Bianca Marroquin, originally from Mexico, made her Broadway in 2002 with this role. 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: Disney's Mary Poppins and Beauty and the Beast, The Sound of Music, Rent, Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Vagina Monolgues. 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 "Pequenos Gigantes" (Televisa).
Returns to Broadway after playing Velma in Chicago in the West End, Adelphi Theatre ('05) Cambridge Theatre ('06-'08); Civic Theatre, Johannesburg; and Arts Theatre, Cape Town ('05, '08) (Naledi and Fleur du Cap Awards) in addition to European and UK tours, a concert production in Marbella and both 10th Anniversary productions (Broadway & West End). Other theatrical credits include Vi Moore in Footloose (UK tour), Sandy in Grease at the Johannesburg Superbowl, Sheila in A Chorus Line (Civic Theatre, Jo'burg), Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk (Guild Theatre, London) and Viva Sun City (Extravaganza Theatre, Sun City). Amra-Faye has written and performed many one-woman shows, including It's Not Where I Start, Drinks on Me and Rouge Pulp, and starred in numerous musical extravaganzas worldwide. Her many commercial credits include soloist for SPAR International (Sun City Superbowl) and for the South African VIP Gala at the Sydney Olympics, and guest artist for World-Cup Rugby Gala.
BRENT BARRETT(Billy Flynn)
Brent Barrett received an L.A. Drama Critics Award for his portrayal of Billy Flynn. He most recently starred opposite Cathy Rigby in the National Tour of Peter Pan, and before that as the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular. Broadway: West Side Story (revival), Annie Get Your Gun (revival), Grand Hotel, Candide. London: Kiss Me, Kate (Olivier nomination). He also starred in the Encores! production of The Pajama Game and in Paper Mill Playhouse's Camelot. Brent has received national and international acclaim as a soloist with the Boston Pops, Berlin Philharmonic, at Carnegie Hall and London's Royal Albert and Royal Festival Halls. Solo albums: The Alan Jay Lerner Album, The Kander and Ebb Album, Christmas Mornings. Film/television: The Producers, Longtime Companion, "Hercules," "All My Children." BrentBarrett.com.
CHRISTOPHER FITZGERALD(Amos Hart)
Christopher Fitzgerald most recently starred opposite Kristin Wiig and Annette Bening in the Lionsgate feature film release, Girl Most Likely. Broadway: The Merchant of Venice, Finian's Rainbow (Drama Desk Award, Tony and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations), Young Frankenstein (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Award nominations), Wicked, Amour (Drama Desk Award nomination). Off-Broadway: Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (Lincoln Center), Saturday Night (Second Stage. Drama Desk Award nomination), Wise Guys (New York Theater Workshop), Corpus Christi (Manhattan Theatre Club), and The Cripple of Inishmaan (Public Theater), and most recently the title role in Barnum at the Chichester Festival Theatre (UK). TV: "Twins" (series regular, WB), "Next Caller" (NBC), "The Electric Company" (PBS). Film: Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant, Personal Velocity, Dedication. M.F.A. American Conservatory Theater.
CAROL WOODS(Matron "Mama" Morton)
Broadway/Tour: Chicago, Full Monty, One Mo Time, Follies, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Stepping Out, Goodbye Girl, Grind, Big River, The Crucible. London: Blues in the Night (Olivier Nomination), Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Film: Steam, Across The Universe, Honeymooners, Sweet and Lowdown, Stepping Out, Television: The Practice, Third Watch, Law & Order, Parent Hood (Series Regular). www.carolwoodsonline.com
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.
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
Broadway: Chicago, White Christmas. National tour: Young Frankenstein (Inga). NY: Music in the Air (City Center Encores!). Regional: Gretchen in Boeing-Boeing, Bambi Bernet in Curtains (both at Paper Mill Playhouse), Shelby in Steel Magnolias (North Carolina Theatre), Polly Baker in Crazy For You (Sacramento Music Circus), Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, Natalie in All Shook Up (both at Music Theatre of Wichita), Hope in Anything Goes (Taipei National Theatre). Television: "Royal Pains," "A Gifted Man" and "Law & Order: SVU." BFA, University of Michigan. annehorak.com
ADAM JEPSEN(Bailiff/Court Clerk)
Adam Jepsen is 'jazzed' to be doing Chicago. Broadway: Cinderella (Original Broadway Cast). Tour: Wizard of Oz (Scarecrow). Regional: MUNY, Ogunquit Playhouse. BFA: Penn State University. Gratitude: Duncan Stewart & Co. and the Chicago creative team. For Rosie. www.AdamJepsen.com
DAVID KENT(Swing/Dance Captain)
David Kent would like to thank and dedicate his performance to his teachers, mentors and parents. Enjoy the show.
J. LOEFFELHOLZ(Standby Mary Sunshine)
J.Loeffelholz is thrilled to be a part of this amazing production for the past 17 years. Original revival cast (Richard Rodgers, Shubert, Ambassador theatres). Many thanks to everyone!!
NATHAN MADDEN(Harry/Martin Harrison)
Nathan Madden is thrilled to make his Broadway debut. Tours/other credits: Come Fly Away, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Fall for Dance (City Center), BJM DANSE. Juilliard (BFA09). Eternally grateful to God, for getting to live this dream! 1 Corinthians 15:10
MELISSA RAE MAHON(Go-To-Hell Kitty)
Broadway: The Producers (Usherette, Ulla u/s), 42nd Street, Cats(Cassandra), Sound of Music, Radio City Rockette, Irving Berlin's White Christmas in Boston (Rita). Point Park University Graduate. Four national commercials running - keep your eye out for me!
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.
Broadway: Pippin (Astaire Nom.), Fosse, ...Forum, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Jelly's Last Jam, Will Rogers' Follies, Sweet Charity, Big Deal. Nat'l Tour: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Chicago, Smokey Joe's Cafe. "...unmerited favor."
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.
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."
RYAN WORSING(The Jury)
Broadway: Shrek, White Christmas. Regional: Tennessee PAC, Paper Mill, Sacramento Music Circus, St. Paul Ordway, KC Starlight, Kennedy Center. BFA: Drama, NYU's Tisch CAP21. Thanks to family, friends and H/H. For Marga.
ADAM ZOTOVICH(Sergeant Fogarty)
NY Performing credits: Contact, Fiddler on the Roof, The Wedding Singer, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Producers (movie), Alvin Ailey (Memoria). Producing credits: Driving Miss Daisy, A View from the Bridge, All My Sons, The Color Purple (Tony nom.), Legally Blonde the Musical.