Performers in Past Shows
“There isn’t a musical on Broadway that doesn’t have someone who came from the Westchester Broadway Theatre,” : Bill Stutler.
All of the renowned actors listed have worked at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. The credits listed are selected from their respective bodies of work:
Andy Keslo: The male lead in KINKY BOOTS (2014) Currently on Broadway. He had the lead role in WBT’s production of RENT in 2010.
Ali Ewoldt: 1992 production of "PHANTOM."
Plated Cosette in the 2006 Broadway production on Les Miserables
Kilty Reidy: CAROUSEL, FUNNY GIRL, AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND.
Plaed a swing in The Drowsy Chaperone at the Marquis Theatre.
Stacia Fernandez: Anna;THE KING AND I, Grizabella; CATS, SWING!, AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND
Playedcovering the role of The Drowsy Chaperone in The Drowsy Chaperone
Stephen Berger: 7 WBT productions, most recent; Fagin in OLIVER!
(2006)The Pajama Game with Harry Connick Jr. Stephen has done 6 Broadway Shows. Has appeared in 5 episodes of Law and Order.
Marissa O'Donnel: Miracle on 34th Street / Meet Me in St. Louis
Played National Tour of Annie, performing the title role.
Michael J. Farina: 12 shows at WBT
Woody Allen's Melinda and Melinda (Man with Dog), 2005 Broadway Season: IN MY LIFE at the Music Box Theatre (Al/God)
Philip Wm. McKinley: (Director) 1995 'Damn Yankees'
Director of the Broadway Musical "The Boy From Oz", starring Hugh Jackman
Robert Cuccioli: 1992 'PHANTOM'-1993 'CITY OF ANGELS' - 2001(DIRECTOR) 'JEKYLL AND HYDE'
Original Broadway Cast of Jekyll and Hyde(Drama Desk nomination/Outer Critics Circle Award, and a Tony nomination. Chicago's Joseph Jefferson Award for JEKYLL AND HYDE. B'way debut as Javert in Les Mis. FUNNY GIRL (Nick) Papermill Playhouse.
Charles Repole: 2002'NUNSENSE II' (Director) -
Directed Concert versions of DUBARRY WAS A LADY starring Faith Prince and CALL ME MADAM starring Tyne Daly, for the City Center ENCORE! series. So many other credits from The Annual Easter Bonnet Competition to B'way-Off B'way and Regional theatres as an actor and director,...too many to list.
John Treacy Egan: 1989 'BIG RIVER' - 2002 'JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR'
Original Broadway Cast of Jekyll and Hyde
Played Max Bialystock in The Producers (B'way)
Rita Rudner: Comedian : 1976 'CAN CAN'
Scott Bakula: 1980 'GREASE' - 1981 'I LOVE MY WIFE'
Many film and TV credits including "Quantum Leap", "Enterprise", "Murphy Brown", 'American Beauty', 'Life As A House'
Faith Prince: 1981 'SHENANDOAH'
Film; 'Dave' - Broadway; Noises Off, Bells Are Ringing and James Joyce's The Dead, is best known for her Tony-winning Miss Adelaide in the hit revival Guys and Dolls (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle awards). She starred in Little Me with Martin Short, created major roles in Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Tony and Drama Desk noms.) and Nick and Nora (Outer Critics Circle Award) and played an acclaimed Anna in the 1998 revival of The King and I.
Carolee Carmello: 1984 'KISMET' 1985 'NINE', 'EVITA'
Broadway: Oolie/Donna in City of Angels, Cordelia in Falsettos (L. A. Ovation award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical), Abigail Adams in 1776, Lucille Frank in Parade (Drama Desk Award for Leading Actress in a Musical, Tony Award nominee forLeading Actress in a Musical), Marguerite St. Just in The Scarlet Pimpernel and Lilli Vanessi in Kiss Me Kate.
Marin Mazzie: 1982 'BARNUM'
BROADWAY: Kiss Me, Kate (Lilli Vannessi), Ragtime (Mother), Passion (Clara), Into The Woods, (Rapunzel, The Witch, Cinderella), Big River (Mary Jane)
Walter Bobbie: 1983 'THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG'
Mr. Bobbie directed the new Broadway musical FOOTLOOSE, He received Broadway's Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics' Circle awards as Best Director for CHICAGO, Film appearances include THE FIRST WIVES CLUB, Stephen King's THINNER
Randy Graff: 1983 'THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG'
Original Broadway Cast 'Les Mis-Fantine'; Tony Award Winner 'City of Angels'
Vicki Lewis: 1984 'A DAY IN HOLLYWOOD, A NIGHT IN THE UKRAINE'
Broadway 'Damn Yankees,’ 'Chicago' - TV; 'News Radio', 'Three Sisters' and many guest appearances on hit shows like, 'Home Improvement', 'The Wild Thornberrys'
Mark Jacoby: 1989 'MY FAIR LADY'
Broadway: Ragtime-Father); Tony, Outer Critics' and Joseph Jefferson award nominations for his performance as Gaylord Ravenal in Show Boat directed by Harold Prince. He is a Theatre World Award recipient for his Broadway debut as Vittorio Vidal in Sweet Charity, and won the Joseph Jefferson Award for his portrayal of Guido Contini in the Chicago premiere of Nine. For two and a half years, Mark played the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, a role he created in the American national tour. He has played John Jasper in the national company of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Robert Browning in Robert and Elizabeth in the inaugural production of The Paper Mill Playhouse. Other New York appearances include Grand Hotel, The Pajama Game, plus roles on "Law & Order" and "Loving."
Paige O'Hara: 1990 'ANYTHING GOES'
Disney's animated heroine, Belle, in the critically acclaimed, Oscar-winning, animated film Beauty and the Beast,
This was followed up in 1997 with the multi-million selling videos Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas and Belle's Magical World. Ms. O'Hara starred as Fantine in the award-winning Les Miserables on Broadway, and performed the title role in the The Mystery of Edwin Drood both on Broadway and in the national tour with the late George Rose, Clive Revill and Jean Stapleton. Also on national tour, she co-starred as Ado Annie in the classic Oklahoma! directed by William Hammerstein.
Holland Taylor: 1975 'BLITHE SPIRIT'
TV; Two And A Half Men, The Practice, 'Bosom Buddies' recently won an Emmy Award for her recurring role on ABC’s "The Practice." A veteran of film, television, and theater, Taylor includes among her film credits "The Truman Show," "George of the Jungle," "One Fine Day," "Legally Blonde" and "To Die For."
Meg Bussert: 'CAMELOT', MY FAIR LADY',' DAMN YANKEES', 'PHANTOM'
Broadway veteran nominated for a Tony Award for Outstanding Performance as Fiona in the Broadway revival of Brigadoon, directed by Vivian Matalon and choreographed by Agnes DeMille. She received a Theatre World Award for her performance as Marian opposite Dick Van Dyke in the The Music Man revival directed and choreographed by Michael Kidd. For HBO she played the Queen opposite Richard Harris’ King in Camelot winning her a nomination for Cable TV’s Ace Award.
Liz Larson: 1984 Annie, Cabaret (Sally Bowles)
TV: Law and Order (Multiple Episodes), Law and Order SVU (Multiple Episodes)
2003 in the cast of Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Marquis Theatre.
Emma Lampert delRio: 2000 'GREASE', Miss USO 2001
The last five choreographers/directors who collaborated with the WBT have won Tony Awards. They include Rob Marshall, who directed WBT’s “Side by Side” and later directed the films “Chicago” and “Memoirs of a Geisha.”