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An American in Paris' Brandon Uranowitz on Telling His Dad to Calm Down & the Perks of Being a Tony Nominee

An American in Paris' Brandon Uranowitz on Telling His Dad to Calm Down & the Perks of Being a Tony Nominee

Age: 28

Hometown: West Orange, NJ

Current Role: A Tony-nominated turn as an Adam Hochberg, an aspiring expat composer living in the French capital, in the new Gershwin musical An American in Paris.

Stage & Screen Cred: Uranowitz made his Broadway debut in Baby, It’s You. His other stage work includes Rent, Twelfth Night and Torch Song Trilogy. His TV ...

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Tony Nominee Geneva Carr on Tempting Teen Boys in Hand to God & Trading Wall Street for Broadway

Tony Nominee Geneva Carr on Tempting Teen Boys in Hand to God & Trading Wall Street for Broadway

Age: 44

Hometown: Jackson, MS

Current Role: A Tony-nominated Broadway debut as Margery, a barely-keeping-it-together widowed mother whose son's sock puppet might be possessed by the devil in Robert Askins' Hand to God.

Stage & Screen Cred: Carr has starred in Hand to God since the play's first reading. She's appeared off-Broadway in Rose's Dilemma and The Vagina Monolgues and ...

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Airline Highway's Joe Tippett on Scraping Change Out of Ashtrays & Learning to Swim Without Floaties

Airline Highway's Joe Tippett on Scraping Change Out of Ashtrays & Learning to Swim Without Floaties

Age: 33

Hometown: Damascus, MD

Current Role: Making his Broadway debut as the charismatic Bait Boy, who returns to his former residence at the rundown Hummingbird Motel for a “living funeral” in Lisa D’Amour’s Airline Highway.

Stage & Screen Cred: Tippett has appeared in the world premiere of Bull Durham, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, off-Broadway’s Ashville, HBO’s Boardwalk Empire ...

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Tony-Nominated Skylight Star Matthew Beard on the 'Mystical' Carey Mulligan & His NYC Insomnia

Tony-Nominated Skylight Star Matthew Beard on the 'Mystical' Carey Mulligan & His NYC Insomnia

Age: 26

Hometown: Sheffield, England

Current Role: A Tony-nominated Broadway debut as 18-year-old Edward Sergeant, who begins and ends David Hare’s Skylight sharing scenes with Carey Mulligan as the ex-lover of his character’s grieving dad (Bill Nighy).

Stage & Screen Cred: Beard made his stage debut in the London and Broadway revivals of Skylight. On screen, he played the youngest ...

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Lora Lee Gayer on Her Jellicle Date & Having the Best Costumes in Broadway’s Doctor Zhivago

Lora Lee Gayer on Her Jellicle Date & Having the Best Costumes in Broadway’s Doctor Zhivago

Age: “My grandmother doesn't have her birthdate on her tombstone and my mom lies about her age on doctor's forms, so I have to keep up with tradition.”

Hometown: New York, NY

Current Role: An emotional turn as Yurii Zhivago’s wife Tonia, who struggles to come to terms with her husband’s affair in the new Broadway musical Doctor Zhivago ...

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Wolf Hall Star Lydia Leonard on Her Cabaret & Wicked Dreams and the Challenges of Corsets

Wolf Hall Star Lydia Leonard on Her Cabaret & Wicked Dreams and the Challenges of Corsets

Age: 33

Hometown: London, England

Current Role: A powerhouse Broadway debut as Anne Boleyn, the calculating second wife of King Henry VIII in Wolf Hall: Parts One and Two.

Stage & Screen Cred: Before originating the role of Anne in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Wolf Hall across the pond, Leonard starred in London’s Frost/Nixon, Onassis, Time and ...

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Emily Skeggs on Her Canine Childhood & Making Her Broadway Debut (in Tighty-Whities) in Fun Home

Emily Skeggs on Her Canine Childhood & Making Her Broadway Debut (in Tighty-Whities) in Fun Home

Age: “I’m 35. No, actually I’m 12.”

Hometown: New York, NY

Current Role: A heartfelt and hilarious Broadway debut as Medium Alison, a college student exploring her sexual identity and navigating her relationship with her father in the musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir Fun Home.

“I grew up seeing Broadway shows with my parents. When I was four ...

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An American in Paris Star Leanne Cope on Auditioning in the Shower & Her Trashy TV Obsession

An American in Paris Star Leanne Cope on Auditioning in the Shower & Her Trashy TV Obsession

Age: 31

Hometown: Bath, England

Current Role: Making her Broadway debut as Lise Dassin, a young Parisian shop girl who wins the attention of three young men, including handsome G.I. and aspiring artist Jerry Mulligan (played by Robert Fairchild) in An American in Paris.

Stage & Screen Cred: Since 2003 Cope has been a member of the Royal Ballet, where she ...

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New Les Miserables Standout Brennyn Lark on Her Brooklyn Obsession & Singing ‘On My Own’ in Her Socks

New Les Miserables Standout Brennyn Lark on Her Brooklyn Obsession & Singing ‘On My Own’ in Her Socks

Age: 22

Hometown: Norwalk, CT

Current Role: A powerhouse Broadway debut as Eponine, a street urchin with a hopeless crush on her best pal Marius (played by Chris McCarrell) in Les Miserables.

Stage & Screen Cred: Before making her debut in Les Miz, Lark appeared in Dreamgirls, Aida and The Wiz and graduated from the American Musical Dramatic Academy.

“I ...

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Steven Boyer on Admiring Ferris Bueller, Mugging for Martin Scorsese & Playing Hand to God's Twisted Teen

Steven Boyer on Admiring Ferris Bueller, Mugging for Martin Scorsese & Playing Hand to God's Twisted Teen

Age: 35

Hometown: Columbus, OH

Current Role: Religious teen Jason, whose foul-mouthed hand puppet, Tyrone, takes on a devilish life of its own in the Broadway premiere of Robert Askins' Hand to God.

Stage & Screen Cred: Boyer has been with Hand to God since the play's first reading over four years ago. He made his Broadway debut in I'm ...

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