Dylis is thankful to have been a part of the Chicago family for over six years. Her Broadway and National Tour credits include 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”). She most recently performed in New York Stage & Film's new production of In Your Arms. On television, she appeared as Andrew Daniels on "Guiding Light" and can also be seen in 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.terracmacleod.com
BRENT BARRETT(Billy Flynn / select cities)
Broadway: Chicago, Annie Get Your Gun opposite Reba McEntire, Dance A Little Closer, Grand Hotel, Candide, Brigadoon,West Side Story. Off Broadway: Hannibal Lecter in Silence! The Musical, Closer ThanEver, March of the Falsettos, The Time of Cuckoo and Portrait of Jenny. West End: Kiss Me, Kate (Olivier nomination) filmed for PBS and Grand Hotel. Regional: Phantom in Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular, Ben in Follies (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), Leading Ladies, Annie Get Your Gun opposite Cathy Rigby, Chicago (L.A. Drama Critics Award). Solo recordings: The Alan Jay Lerner Album, The Kander and Ebb Album and Christmas Mornings, plus numerous other recordings. Brent has appeared as a soloist with many prestigious symphonies around the world. Feature Film/Television: “The Producers,” “Longtime Companion,” “Hercules,” “All My Children.”
See Brent Barrett as Billy Flynn in the following cities: * Wichita, KS (March 31 - April 1) * Ft. Worth, TX (April 3-4) * Santa Barbara, CA (April 7-8) * Thousand Oaks, CA (April 9-12)
JOHN O'HURLEY(Billy Flynn / select cities)
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 the following cities: * Odessa, TX (March 24-25) * Tempe, AZ (March 27-29)
JACOB KEITH WATSON(Amos Hart)
Jacob is extremely excited to be joining the Chicago family. He recently made his Broadway debut in Violet with the Roundabout Theatre Company. He is also a past winner in the prestigious Lotte Lenya Competition. Many thanks to everyone at The Mine and Duncan Stewart Casting for this unbelievable opportunity! Love to all at OBU, my wonderful family and my beautiful new wife, Elisabeth! Twitter: @JacobKeithWwww.JacobKeithWatson.com
ROZ RYAN(Matron "Mama" Morton)
Roz Ryan holds a unique Broadway record, having played more performances of Chicagothan any other leading actress in the show’s historic 18-year run. Besides that, she’s done it all, and then some! Broadway? Seven productions, plus Chicago. National Tours? Oh my, yes. Television series? Amen! You better believe it. Cartoon voiceovers? Almost more than she can count. Films? Plenty of those too. TV commercials? The house down, boo! Just Google her. Why? Because God is so good! RozRyan.com
D. RATELLE(Mary Sunshine)
Thrilled to be joining the Chicago tour as my first “Big Girl” job. 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. Validate my existence on Instagram! @DRatell1990
4 Tony-winning Broadway productions; numerous international, regional and touring productions. TV highlights: "Fame," "The Tracey Ullman Show," voice of Odd on "Code Lyoko." Delighted to be Dita Von Teese's partner for Wonderbra. www.ChristopheCaballero.com
BRADLEY GIBSON(Fred Casely)
Broadway: Rocky. NYC: Love's Labours Lost (The Public Theater). Regional:The Last Goodbye (Old Globe). BFA in Musical Theater from the Boston Conservatory. Endless thanks to the creative team, BRS, BoCo2013 and my amazing family. For my beautiful Nana.
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 Paris. Merci to my husband, friends and family.
MATTHEW J. KILGORE(Swing)
Jazzed to be here! Broadway: White Christmas. Off-Broadway: No, No, Nannette. Tours: Fiddler on the Roof, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, 42nd Street. TV: "Smash." Thanks: Duncan Stewart & Co, bloc nyc, the Chicagoteam, family, friends. www.matthewkilgore.net
TANNER LANE(Bailiff/Court Clerk)
National tour: Chicago; Regional: MUNY, Stages St. Louis, Lyric OKC. Training: Florida State University. Thank you mom, dad, family andteachers. I’m so grateful for this opportunity. Proud AEA member!
CHRIS LeBEAU(Doctor/The Judge)
National Tour: The Producers. NYC:Babes in Arms. Favorite Regional: Guys and Dolls, Man of La Mancha, 42nd Street, Hairspray, Cats, The Music ManandCrazy for You. Many thanks to Duncan Stewart!
Robin is thrilled to be hitting the road with Chicago! New York & Tour Ccredits: Candide (Lincoln Center), Evita(1st National). Regional: Sacramento Music Circus, Goodspeed, TUTS, KC Starlight. Commercials: "NBC Ford/Smash”. Thanks to Chicago team, Eddie @ Take 3, Duncan Stewart & Co, and Dad, Mom & Benji for their support!
Credits include: Spamalot, Radio City Rockette, Fosse, Follies at Encores, White Christmas and numerous national TV commercials.www.JenniferMathie.com. Thank you to everyone, and never ever stopbelieving! This is truly a dream come true.
ALLISON BLAIR McDOWELL(Mona)
Allison is thrilled to be doing Chicago again after playing Velma Kelly with Royal Caribbean. Tours: La Cage aux Folles(Anne). Regional:A Chorus Line(Val). Proud U. Michigan grad! Love to her family, friends and Lloyd.
is thrilled to be back on the cellblock! Favorite credits include The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Kate Monster (Avenue Q), Janet van deGraaff (The Drowsy Chaperone) and Maggie (A Chorus Line). Proud graduate of Birmingham-Southern College. All my love and gratitude to aggressive Wynn, Papa Beard, Todd at ATB and Morgan.
ANNE OTTO(Go-To-Hell Kitty)
Broadway: Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway (L.A. and Las Vegas). Also 68th Annual Tony Awards, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Sophisticated Ladies, Singin in the Rain, Sweet Charity, Jubilee. Love to Cory.
ADAM PELLEGRINE(Harry/Martin Harrison)
Glad to be back in the Cellblock! B'way Tours: Chicago, Urban Cowboy. NYC: Jane Krakowski Live at Town Hall, The Naked Dead. Regional:Sweet Charity, Mary Poppins. Much love to Andge, Sook Sook and Todd!
Sherisse is thrilled for another Chicagoexperience. Recent Credits: A Chorus Line, Academy Awards, VMA's, Mamma Mia, We Will Rock You, Cirque Du Soleil. Blessed with love from family, friends, Bloc talent and the man upstairs.
JASOND THOMAS(Sergeant Fogarty)
Jasond has appeared in The Lion King, Footloose, Hey Mr. Producer, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Chicago, Sweet Charity, "The Oprah Winfrey Show," etc. He would like to thank his family, friends, NAMCO, Duncan Stewart & Co. and the universe for the endless amount of love and support!
COLT ADAM WEISS(Aaron/Dance Captain)
Colt hails from Hamburg, Pennsylvania andis a graduate of The University of the Arts, with a concentration in Jazz Dance Performance. He is excited to be touring for a third time with this fantastic show.
MATTHEW WINNEGGE(The Jury)
Excited to be a part of Chicago! NYC: Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Regional: Casa Mañana, KC Starlight, Stages St. Louis, Arkansas Rep. Special thanksto Duncan Stewart & Co, David Bushman and David Kent! Love and thanks to T, Mom, family and friends. Always for my Dad!