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Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz was born on January 30, 1967, in St. Louis, MO, the seventh child of Elaine and Norbert A. Butz. He has German, French, and Irish ancestry. Norbert went to audition for the Alabama Shakespeare festival in 1993 without using his middle name, but because people kept getting him confused with his father...
Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the first incarnation of "In the Heights" his sophomore year at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Off-Broadway, "In The Heights" received nine Drama Desk nominations, including best music, best lyrics, and it won the award for outstanding ensemble performance; received the...
Critically acclaimed, Tony Award Nominated actor and singer Will Chase most recently starred on ABC's NASHVILLE as country music superstar Luke Wheeler. Other television appearances include recurring roles on CBS's THE GOOD WIFE, FX's RESCUE ME, and as Michael Swift on NBC's Broadway-inspired SMASH...
Gavin Creel received his Broadway break when he was given the male lead, Jimmy Smith, in 'Thoroughly Modern Millie'. He starred opposite Sutton Foster.
Jeremy Michael Jordan was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is most well-known for his television roles in Supergirl
. Jeremy graduated in 2007 with a degree in Musical Theatre from Ithaca College. Soon after, he landed his first Broadway role in "Rock of Ages." In December of 2009...
MFA in Acting from University of California San Diego (UCSD). Several roles on Broadway including: The Boys From Syracuse, Du Barry Was a Lady, Company, The Flowering Peach & Three Men on a Horse.
Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer and producer. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters. He is best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series...
If "born to the theater" has meaning in determining a person's life path, then John Lithgow is a prime example of this truth. He was born in Rochester, New York, to Sarah Jane (Price), an actress, and Arthur Washington Lithgow III, who was both a theatrical producer and director. John's father was born in Puerto Plata...
Mandy Patinkin was born Mandel Bruce Patinkin in Chicago, Illinois, to Doris "Doralee" (Sinton), a homemaker and cookbook writer, and Lester Patinkin, who operated two scrap metal plants. He is of Russian Jewish and Latvian Jewish descent. Growing, up he began singing in synagogue choirs at the age of 13-14 and still continues to use his fantastic voice in musicals and in recordings...
Born in St. Louis, Missouri and now a resident of New York City, Colin Donnell is an American actor first known for his work on stage before making his television debut on ABC's 'Pan Am' and subsequently as Tommy Merlyn in The CW's hit show 'Arrow'. In New York his stage work includes 'Anything Goes' opposite Sutton Foster and Joel Grey for which he received nominations for Drama Desk...