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Daveed Diggs on His Hebrew School Roots, Meeting Crazy Celebrities & Getting His Shot on Broadway in Hamilton

Daveed Diggs on His Hebrew School Roots, Meeting Crazy Celebrities & Getting His Shot on Broadway in Hamilton

Age: 33

Hometown: Oakland, CA

Current Roles: A dynamic Broadway debut as French general Lafayette, “the Lancelot of the Revolutionary set,” and future U.S. president Thomas (“What’d I miss?”) Jefferson in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s epic musical Hamilton.

Stage Cred: After earning a theater degree from Brown University, Diggs acted in plays on the West Coast and began writing ...

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Meet 11-Year-Old Firecracker Tori Murray, the 'Scary' Star of Off-Broadway's Ruthless! The Musical

Meet 11-Year-Old Firecracker Tori Murray, the 'Scary' Star of Off-Broadway's Ruthless! The Musical

Age: 11

Hometown: Long Valley, NJ ("But we’re in the process of moving to Westfield this summer.”)

Current Role: Tina Denmark, a talented third grader who will do absolutely anything to become a star (including bumping off her classmates) in the off-Broadway revival of Ruthless! The Musical.

Stage & Screen Cred: The young actress got her big break in ...

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Hand to God's Michael Oberholtzer on Wanting to Be MacGyver & Goofing Off with Vince Vaughn

Hand to God's Michael Oberholtzer on Wanting to Be MacGyver & Goofing Off with Vince Vaughn

Age: “Older than my character.”

Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN

Current Role: A gut-busting Broadway debut as Timothy, a sullen high schooler who bullies the shy and puppet-possessed Jason in Hand to God.

Stage & Screen Cred: Oberholtzer has been involved with Hand to God since its off-Broadway incarnation and was featured in Second Stage Theatre's The Talls. He has appeared ...

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Amazing Grace Star Laiona Michelle on Her Jamaican Roots & Why She Likes Being Uncomfortable

Amazing Grace Star Laiona Michelle on Her Jamaican Roots & Why She Likes Being Uncomfortable

Age: “Old enough for a chocolate martini.”

Hometown: Springfield, MA

Current Role: An emotional Broadway debut as Nanna, the nurturing servant of John Newton's childhood friend (and later wife) Mary in Amazing Grace.

Stage & Screen Cred: Michelle has been involved with Amazing Grace since its initial reading and has appeared in the national tour of The Book of ...

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Jon Viktor Corpuz on Going From Cats Living Room Performances to The King and I on Broadway

Jon Viktor Corpuz on Going From Cats Living Room Performances to The King and I on Broadway

Age: 18

Hometown: Tampa, FL

Current Role: A Broadway debut as Prince Chulalongkorn, the haughty heir to the throne of Siam whose life is turned upside-down by strong-willed schoolteacher Anna (played by Kelli O'Hara) in the Tony-winning revival of The King and I.

Stage Cred: After his unofficial Broadway debut as a young Telly Leung in the Godspell cast of ...

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How Shop Class, Lena Dunham & Getting Fired Led Fun Home's Roberta Colindrez to Broadway

How Shop Class, Lena Dunham & Getting Fired Led Fun Home's Roberta Colindrez to Broadway

Age: 29

Hometown: Austin, TX

Current Role: A Broadway debut as Joan, the college crush Alison Bechdel is “changing my major to” in the Tony-winning musical Fun Home.

Stage & Screen Cred: Colindrez originated the role of Joan in the Sundance Theatre Lab and Public Theater incarnations of Fun Home. She’s appeared on screen in Birdman, Boardwalk Empire and in ...

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Gloria Star Ryan Spahn on the Strangeness of Offices & Why He's Not Marrying Michael Urie

Gloria Star Ryan Spahn on the Strangeness of Offices & Why He's Not Marrying Michael Urie

Age: 34

Hometown: Troy, MI

Current Roles: An off-Broadway debut in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ dark comedy Gloria as Dean, an editorial assistant at a prominent magazine, whose ambitions are rocked by a startling turn of events at the office. (Late in Act Two, Spahn morphs into Devin, an I.T. technician at a TV production company.)

Stage & Screen Cred: While ...

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An Act of God's Tim Kazurinsky on His Best Friend John Belushi & Why Jim Parsons Is Nicer Than the Lord

An Act of God's Tim Kazurinsky on His Best Friend John Belushi & Why Jim Parsons Is Nicer Than the Lord

Age: 65. “The fact that my crusty old kisser is considered a ‘fresh face’ is a minor miracle.”

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Current Role: A Broadway debut as Gabriel, the title deity’s right-hand angel, opposite Jim Parsons in David Javerbaum’s celestial comedy An Act of God.

Stage & Screen Cred: Kazurinsky’s varied career includes a three-year stint (1981-84) as performer ...

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The Flick's Aaron Clifton Moten on Wanting to Play Bob Marley & Why He's Not a Lawyer

The Flick's Aaron Clifton Moten on Wanting to Play Bob Marley & Why He's Not a Lawyer

Age: 26

Hometown: Austin, TX

Current Role: Glum college kid and cinephile Avery, who takes a job as an usher at a shabby, non-digital New England movie theater in Annie Baker's 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Flick.

Stage & Screen Cred: Moten originated the role of Avery when The Flick premiered at Playwrights Horizons. He made his Broadway debut in ...

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Tony-Nominated The Audience Star Richard McCabe on Amusing Helen Mirren & Embracing His Evil Side

Tony-Nominated The Audience Star Richard McCabe on Amusing Helen Mirren & Embracing His Evil Side

Age: 54

Hometown: Born in Glasgow, Scotland; raised in London

Current Role: A Tony-nominated Broadway debut in The Audience as British Prime Minister Harold Wilson, who enjoys bantering with Queen Elizabeth (Helen Mirren) at their private weekly meetings.

Stage Cred: A Olivier Award winner for his current role in Peter Morgan’s historical drama, McCabe has spent three decades juggling classical ...

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