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Maria Friedman 
Marian Halcombe
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MARIA FRIEDMAN Photo: Catherine Ashmore

From musical theatre to plays, film, television, radio, concert and recording, Maria Friedman is one of Britain’s finest actresses, with an unprecedented three Olivier Awards and seven nominations for her work in musical theatre.

She won her first Olivier Award for her one-woman show Maria Friedman – by Special Arrangement at the Donmar and a second Olivier Award followed for her performance as Fosca in Passion. Her performances in Sunday in the Park with George and Lady in the Dark, both at the Royal National Theatre, earned her two more Olivier Award nominations.

Other work for the stage includes: Blues in the Night, April in Paris and the National Theatre’s production of Ghetto. Maria also starred in the West End as Roxie in Chicago, for which she gained another Olivier Award nomination, as Sukie in The Witches of Eastwick, Mother in Ragtime, (for which she won her third Oliver Award) and last September’s opening of The Woman in White, which won Maria a historic seventh Olivier nomination.

She has also appeared as the Narrator in the film video of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and has made numerous recordings.

Her sold-out 2003 New York cabaret debut at the Cafe Carlyle won her rave reviews and an invitation to return for a command performance.


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Michael Ball 
Count Fosco
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Michael Ball most recently made his New York City Opera debut as Reginald Bunthorne in Patience.

Career highlights: originated the role of Alex in Aspects of Love both in the West End and on Broadway; Marius in Les Miserables (original cast) at the Palace Theatre in London; Raoul in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London; Giorgio in Stephen Sondheim’s Passion at the Queen’s Theatre, London; Joe in Sunset Boulevard opposite Petula Clark in BBC Radio 2’s live concert production recorded at Cork Opera House; Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (original cast); Count Fosco in The Woman in White in London.

Recordings include: 11 Solo albums all achieving gold or platinum status; completed nine national and international concert tours; recipient of the Variety Club of Great Britain Most Promising Newcomer 1989, Recording artist of the year 1998,Theatergoers Club of Great Britain’s award for Most Popular Musical Actor over the last 21 years.


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Angela Christian 
Anne Catherick
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Angela Christian

Angela Christian made her West End debut creating this role (TheatreGoers’ Choice Award). She is thrilled to return to Broadway at the Marquis Theatre, where she originated the role of Miss Dorothy Brown in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Outer Critics Circle Nomination).

Other Broadway: Lily in Richard Nelson’s James Joyce’s The Dead.

Regional: James Joyce’s The Dead (Kennedy Center; Ahmanson Theater); Oleanna (Cleveland Play House); Twelfth Night; Our Town; Pack of Lies (all at Merrimack Rep), Smile (American Stage Company), A Christmas Carol (Syracuse Stage).

TV: Law & Order: Criminal Intent


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Adam Brazier 
Walter Hartright
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Most recently Adam played Dr. Barnardo in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s first ever collaboration, entitled The Likes Of Us at the Sydmonton Festival.

Selected theatre credits include: Into the Woods (Broadway), Freddy in Pygmalion, Joey in Pal Joey (Shaw Festival), Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (Theatre by the Bay), Jamie in The Last Five Years (MTC), James Keller in The Miracle Worker, Padre in Man of LaMancha, Chorus in Oedipus Rex (Stratford Festival), Originated the role of Sky in the North American Premier of Mamma Mia! (Toronto/U.S.Tour), Cornelius Hackel in The Matchmaker and Arthur Gower in Trelawney of the Wells (GBTS. Adam has also appeared in Toronto’s holiday pantomimes as Aladdin in Aladdin and Prince Charming in Cinderella (Ross Petty Productions).

For my Husha.


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Jill Paice 
Laura Fairlie
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Jill Paice

Jill Paice created the role in the London West End production and is making her Broadway debut.

Off-Broadway: Delphi in Weird Romance (York Theatre).

Tours/Regional: Sophie in Mamma Mia! (original cast, Las Vegas); Les Miserables (National Tour); Gypsy; Shakespeare in Love with Broadway (Great Lakes Theatre Festival).

Concerts: The 2004 Laurence Olivier Awards, The Night of 1000 Voices.

Graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College. Member AEA.


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Ron Bohmer 
Sir Percival Glyde
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Broadway/Tours: title role in The Scarlet Pimpernel, title role in The Phantom of the Opera, Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard (Jefferson Award nom.), Alex in Aspects of Love, Enjolras in Les Miserables, Fyedka in Fiddler on the Roof.

Off-Broadway: Sebastian in The Thing About Men, Forbidden Broadway S. V. U.

Regional: title role in Floyd Collins; Bed & Sofa (Barrymore nom.), title role in U.S. premiere of Dracula; Wintergreen in Of Thee I Sing.

TV: Rescue Me, Law & Order: SVU.

Recordings: Everyman, Another Life, and upcoming, The Broadway Wedding Album with his wife, actress Sandra Joseph.

Proud father of daughters Cassidy and Austin.

www.ronbohmer.com


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Walter Charles 
Mr Fairlie
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Broadway: Big River; Boys From Syracuse; Kiss Me Kate; Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (world premiere); Albin in La Cage Aux Folles; Aspects of Love; Me & My Girl; Cats; Grease; Anna Karenina; Call Me Madam with Tyne Daly; Sunset Boulevard (original Canadian company).

NYC Opera: Sweeney Todd; 110 in the Shade.

Off Broadway: Wit; The Immigrant.

Regional: Kennedy Center Sondheim Celebration: Sweeney Todd; Company (Denver Center, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf.)

Film/Television: A Fine Mess; Fletch Lives; Prancer; Cagney & Lacey; Kate & Allie; Sweeney Todd/Great Performances; Law & Order.

Bay Area Drama Critics Circle Best Actor for La Cage.


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Norman Large 
Signal Man, ensemble, u/s Count Fosco
Justis Bolding 
Corn Dolly Girl, Ensemble
Lisa Brescia 
Ensemble, u/s Marian Halcombe
Laura Dekkers 
Swing
John Dewar 
Ensemble, u/s Mr Fairlie, u/s Signal man
Roger DeWitt 
Swing, u/s Mr Fairlie, u/s Signal man
Courtney Glass 
Ensemble, u/s Anne Catherick
Patty Goble 
Ensemble
Leah Horowitz 
Swing, u/s Marian Halcombe
Michael Shawn Lewis 
Ensemble, u/x Walter Hartright
Elizabeth Loyacano 
Ensemble, u/s Anne Catherick
Daniel Marcus 
Ensemble, u/s Count Fosco
Sean McLaughlin 
Swing
Greg Mills 
Ensemble, u/s Sir Percival Glyde
Elena Shaddow 
Ensemble, u/s Laura Fairlie
Daniel Torres 
Ensemble, u/s Mr Fairlie
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