Nic is thrilled to return to The Book of Mormon on Broadway, where he was the original standby for Elder Price and eventually took over the role full-time. He then went on to open the Chicago/2nd National Touring Production of The Book of Mormon, also as Elder Price. National tours: The Book of Mormon (Elder Price), Legally Blonde (Emmett), Toy Story: The Musical (Woody). New York: Floyd Collins (Homer), King David (Jonathan) at the Skirball Center. Regional: Les Misérables (Marius), ...Forum (Hero), Cabaret (Cliff). Education: Bachelor’s of Music degree from NYU Steinhardt. For Lynn.
Ben is thrilled beyond words to be making his Broadway debut, after originating the role of Elder Cunningham to critical acclaim in the show's Chicago production (BroadwayWorld Chicago Award- Best Actor in a Touring Production). Platt made his onscreen debut last Fall as Benji Applebaum in Universal Pictures' smash hit Pitch Perfect (dir. Jason Moore, Teen Choice Award Nomination "Movie Scene Stealer"). National Tours: Caroline, or Change (dir. George C. Wolfe, Tony Kushner). Regional Credits: The Black Suits (Barrington Stage Company), The Power of Duff (New York Stage and Film, Stephen Belber), Dead End ( dir. Nicholas Martin, Ahmanson Theatre), The Music Man, Mame, Camelot, and The Sound of Music (Hollywood Bowl, dir. Gordon Hunt). Workshops/Readings: Murder at the Gates (dir. Peter Dubois, Steven Sater), Alice By Heart (Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik), Irma La Douce (dir. Rob Ashford, starring Katie Holmes), Bridges of Madison County (dir. Bartlett Sher, Jason Robert Brown). Twitter: @Bensplatt.
Syesha is excited to make her Broadway debut in The Book of Mormon. She was second-runner up on Season 7 of “American Idol”. Nationally recognized for her work, Syesha received South Eastern Theatre Conference’s Best Supporting Actress Award. She majored in theater at Florida International University and made several commercial spots while studying in Miami. National: Deena Jones in Dreamgirls at the Apollo Theatre (Black Theatre Alliance Award nominee); Dreamgirls U.S. and Japan; The Book of Mormon (Black Theatre Alliance Award nominee). Regional: Ti Moune in Once on This Island at the prestigious Paper Mill Playhouse. Film: Mia in Dreams. Syesha is grateful for this opportunity and to her supportive family. “This is a dream come true”.
Broadway: Evita, Elf the Musical (original cast), Promises, Promises (original revival cast), Mary Poppins (o.c.), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (o.c.), Movin' Out, Fosse, and The Producers (o.c.). Regional credits include: Maltz Jupiter Theatre - Bobby Child in Crazy For You (Carbonell Award Winner), Harold Hill in The Music Man, Cape Playhouse - Bill Calhoun in Kiss Me Kate, North Carolina Theatre - Cornelius Hackl in Hello Dolly!. Much love to Mom, Dad, Kira, Nicolosi & Co., Casey and Frank.
BROADWAY: The Performers, Shrek The Musical (Drama Desk Nomination), Passing Strange (Tony Award nomination, Drama Desk Nomination, Theatre World Award, Audelco Award) Cymbeline, Well. OFF-BROADWAY: Love’s Labour’s Lost (Public Theater), By The Way, Meet Vera Stark (Second Stage), Passing Strange (Public Theater), Fabulation (Playwrights Horizons), Pericles (Red Bull, Culture Project). REGIONAL: Intiman Theatre, SoHo Theatre in London, South Coast Rep, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Berkshire Theater Festival, Barrington Stage, Sundance Theater Lab FILM: Limitless (with Bradley Cooper & Robert De Niro), He’s Way More Famous Than You, Redhook Summer (dir. Spike Lee), Shrek the Musical, Passing Strange (Spike Lee). TELEVISION: Unforgettable, Law & Order: Criminal Intent. TRAINING: The Juilliard School
(MISSIONARY TRAINING CENTER VOICE/PRICE'S DAD/JOSEPH SMITH/MISSION PRESIDENT)
Broadway: Sondheim on Sondheim, Spamalot, Amour, Once Upon a Mattress, Swinging on a Star (Drama Desk nom). Off-Broadway: The Fantasticks, A New Brain, Time and Again, Call Me Madam (Encores!). Tours: Sunset Boulevard, South Pacific, Mamma Mia! Regional: More than 30 leading roles including Giant (Signature), Passion (Helen Hayes Award), 1776 (Fords Theater, Helen Hayes nom.) Recordings: Infinite Joy: The Songs of William Finn, Encores from Encores!, Myths and Hymns, Great Musicals, Call Me Madam, Amour, Once Upon a Mattress, Swinging on a Star.
Derrick is thrilled to be joining the Broadway company of The Book of Mormon having come directly from the 1st National Tour. He was last seen in the Las Vegas Company of The Lion King playing the role of Mufasa. Broadway credits include Wicked (Fiyero), Aida, Swing. National Tours: Wicked, Aida, Smokey Joe's Café. TV credits: Heart of Dixie, Numbers, Ghost Whisperer, and Chapelle Show on Comedy Central. For my family.
STEPHEN CHRISTOPHER ANTHONY
Broadway debut! Stephen recently finished the 1st national tour of Catch Me If You Can, playing con man Frank Abagnale, Jr. Other favorites: Martin Charnin's Something Funny's Going On at 54 Below, Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus), 25th...Spelling Bee (Chip). Love and thanks to family, MT12, Carrie and BRS/Gage.
(ENSEMBLE, ASSISTANT DANCE CAPTAIN)
Broadway/NY: Big River (Tony® Honor), Bye Bye Birdie (Encores!). Tours: The Boy Friend (dir. Julie Andrews), Disney on Classic (Tokyo Philharmonic). Regional: Cosmo in Singin' in the Rain, Wendell in Emmet Otter (both at Goodspeed), Jinx in Forever Plaid (Cape Playhouse) and Carmen Ghia in The Producers (Pioneer Theater).
JACOB ben WIDMAR
Broadway/Tour: Xanadu (u/s Whoopi Goldberg), Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Book of Mormon, Mary Poppins, No,No, Nanette (Encores!). Original productions: White Noise (La Petit), White Christmas (Pantages, LA) and Dancing in the Dark (Old Globe). Regional: Goodspeed, Paper Mill, Reprise!, Sacramento Music Circus and more. Proud Graduate of Brigham Young University.
Broadway debut! Regional: Gypsy, The Producers, Camelot, HSM, Miss Saigon (MTW) The Producers (KCStarlight) 42nd Street, Chitty…Bang! (Lyric of OKC) Disney’s Wishes (DCL). BFA Wichita State University and a proud Kansan! Love and thanks to God, mom, dad, family, friends, Carrie Gardner, teachers and my mentors!
(SWING, RESIDENT DANCE CAPTAIN)
Broadway: Original companies: Gypsy, 42nd Street, Swan Lake and Big. Tours: Spamalot, 42nd Street. Other: World premieres of Robin and the 7 Hoods and Whistle Down The Wind, White Christmas, Christmas Spectacular. Film/TV: Pitch, One Life To Live, All My Children, Guiding Light, SNL, The Late Show with David Letterman, numerous commercials/voiceovers.
TERREN WOOTEN CLARKE
Terren is ecstatic to make his Broadway debut! Off-Broadway: The New Hopeville Comics Regional favorites: ...Spelling Bee, The Rocky Horror Show, Ain't Misbehavin', Godspell, Little Shop of Horrors, Oklahoma. Infinite love and gratitude to Mom who never stopped believing in me. This is for you.
Broadway Debut. Rob was the original Cunningham standby in the Chicago Company of The Book of Mormon. National Tour: The Book of Mormon. Regional: The Original Grease (2011 Jeff Award - Best Musical), 25th Annual Putnam… opposite Home Improvement’s Richard Karn (New Theatre), Seussical, Fiddler on the Roof (Circle Theatre). Training: The Second City, Columbia College.
Broadway: Follies (Young Buddy), South Pacific (Professor). Tours: Seven Brides... (Gideon). Regional: Most recently Curly at Goodspeed in The Great American Mousical, directed by Julie Andrews. Other theatres: Kennedy Center, Paper Mill, Trinity Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville. FSU Graduate. Love to his family, his wife Margot and daughter Juliette.
BROADWAY DEBUT, HOOTY HOO. From Houston, Delius is a proud graduate of Penn State and HSPVA. Credits include A Chorus Line (North Shore), Smokey Joe's Café (Coastal Carolina), ArtPark, WVPT, The York and The Signature. Gratitude to Big Momma/Daddy, Grandmother, MTX, '06, Avalon Artists, Carrie Gardner Casting, family and friends.
Camille is elated to be part of The Book of Mormon. Hailing from Ontario, Canada, she is a proud graduate of Sheridan's College's Musical Theatre program. Theatre highlights include RENT, High School Musical and Hairspray. A big mahaneibu to Talent House, the creative team, crew and fabulous cast. Love to my fam and Mom.
Broadway: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (u/s Maggie, Sookey). New York: Encores Merrily We Roll Along. National Tours: The Lion King (Nala), Aida (Aida). Regional: Oliver! (Nancy), Ragtime (Sarah), Hairspray (Dynamite). Proud USC Alum. Love and thanks to CGF, my beautiful friends and family, and Tom Small.
Phyre Hawkins is excited to continue her journey with The Book of Mormon on Broadway! Broadway: Dionne in Hair - Summer of Love. Tours: The Color Purple (1st National Tour), Hair, The Book of Mormon (1st National Tour). Regionals: Avenue Q (Las Vegas), Black Nativity, Macbeth, and Trojan Women (The Classical Theatre of Harlem).
Jeff is ecstatic to be joining The Book of Mormon family. Regional: A Chorus Line (Mark), 42nd Street. Many thanks to Casting, Mom, Chad, Bonnie, Karl, Emily, BXJ, Tatiana, Tory, the Dame and RSO. Pace University BFA Musical Theatre Class of 2015. For Jack.
(ENSEMBLE/STANDBY ELDER PRICE)
Broadway Debut. National tours: Wicked, The Wedding Singer, and 9 to 5: The Musical. Regional: Altar Boyz, Hairspray, All Shook Up, and Rent. Thank you Mom, Dad, Joseph, Kyle and The Mine (agents) for your love and support. Proud graduate of Wright State University, and a Proud member of AEA. I love Brooke.
(STANDBY ELDER CUNNINGHAM)
A.J. is thrilled to be making his Broadway debut fresh off the national tour of The Book of Mormon playing Arnold Cunningham. Other credits include Frederick in Young Frankenstein (national tour), and Henry in Next to Normal (Arizona Theatre Co. and SJ Rep.). A.J. composes for StarKid Productions (A Very Potter Musical, Me and My Dick, Twisted). Proud University of Michigan graduate. Thanks to BRS. Love to Mom, Dad, Kellyn and the rest of my incredibly supportive family.
Broadway Debut! 1st Nat. Tour: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT (Diva) BFA University of Michigan, GO BLUE!!!! Giving honor and thanks to God for this and all blessings. Love and many thanks to Joel, Michael, & Christopher, Kate Boka & Carrie Gardner, Mommy & Daddio, Ralphie, & Taur! Proud AEA
Broadway debut. A proud CODA (Child of Deaf Adults) and Equity actor. Regional: 25th...Spelling Bee (Barrymore Nomination), Ragtime (NYIT nom.), The Full Monty, Camelot. Tyson is also a freelance Trilingual Sign Language interpreter. Master's degree Harvard University. Thanks to Shontz, voice guru Jack Waddell, Perkee & Shonda. ¡Bendiciones!
Broadway: The Addams Family (u/s Lucas), La Cage Aux Folles. National Tours: Mary Poppins (u/s Bert), High School Musical (u/s Troy), Mamma Mia! (u/s Sky), 42nd Street (u/s Billy). Regional: Mame (Kennedy Center), also Ford's, TUTS, Sacramento, and Marriott. Eternal love to family, and to all my fellow Mormons.
Matthew is jubilant to be joining this stellar cast. Broadway debut (sort of). He was last "seen" in West Side Story at the Palace Theatre (kinda). National tour: Fiddler on the Roof (Fyedka). Thanks to both Matts, Stephanie, Cloi, Terry, Robert, family and friends. This book is changing my life.
Broadway: HAIR - Original Revival Cast/Original London Revival Cast/National Tour (Hud) South Pacific - Original Revival Cast (ensemble), 110 in the Shade - Original Revival Cast (Jimmy u/s). Off-Broadway: Zanna, Don’t! - Original Cast (Buck); Junie B. Jones - Original Cast (Sheldon). National tours: Fame - The Musical (Goody).
JOHN ERIC PARKER
Broadway: Memphis, All Shook Up, Rent. New York: The Wiz (City Center), The Body Beautiful, Jerry Springer (Carnegie Hall). Regional: The Overwhelming, Intimate Apparel, Once on this Island, Chess. A proud member of the Broadway Inspirational Voices, has sung/recorded with Jason Mraz, Elton John, Liza Minnelli and Barbara Cook.
Christopher is ecstatic and humbled to ring doorbells on Broadway. National tours: West Side Story (Baby John, Tony cover), White Christmas. Favorites: Rent (Mark), Hairspray (Link), A Chorus Line (4x). TV: Good Afternoon America w/Liza Minnelli. BFA University of Oklahoma. Thanks: Casting, BLOC, teachers, his OK/NY families.
Broadway: Lend Me a Tenor (dir. Stanley Tucci), Finian's Rainbow, Grease, All Shook Up. 1st Nat'l Tour: All Shook Up (Dean) Regional: H2$ (Finch) Goodspeed, Oklahoma! & Hello Dolly! Paper Mill, and Marriott Lincolshire (Jeff nomination). CCM Alum. Much love to BRS, Mom, Dad, Jeff, and my Jenny. For MG.
Broadway: Cinderella. Off-Broadway: The Fantasticks! (Theater Hall of Fame Fellowship Award). Regional: Sound of Music (Carnegie Hall), GIANT (Signature, World Premiere), Saved (Kansas City Rep), Avenue X (Alliance). Nick was the winner of the reality series The Amazing Race 13 on CBS. Love to my beautiful wife, Monica.
MAIA NKENGE WILSON
Broadway: Shrek, 9 to 5, The Color Purple, and Rent. Regional favorites: Smokey Joe's, Ain't Misbehavin', Menopause The Musical. Film: FROZEN (Bulda). Singer/Songwriter: MaiaSouluvlai. Love to my Daisy & Revelation! Namaste!
Broadway/Tour: Hair, Hairspray, Lestat, Never Gonna Dance, The Music Man, Tom Sawyer, Ragtime and Mamma Mia!. Other theater: Primary Stages (In Transit, Drama Desk Award), Goodspeed, Public Theater, Trinity Rep, Alliance, MUNY, Papermill. Film/TV: Boardwalk Empire, Law and Order, Frozen. Carnegie Mellon University Graduate. Thanks FAM, BRS/Gage, and AEA.
CANDICE MARIE WOODS
This Texas native has been seen in Broadway's Nice Work If You Can Get It, Catch Me If You Can, and Hairspray (Dynamite-u/s Inez). National Tours: Legally Blonde (Pilar) and Dirty Dancing (female soloist/ensemble). She sends thanks to her fantastic family and friends for their love and support.