Broadway debut! National tour: The Phantom of the Opera (Raoul u/s). NYC: Anything Can Happen: The Songs of Maury Yeston. Regional: Other World – Bucks County Playhouse; Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding – Berkeley Rep; She Loves Me – PlayMakers Rep; Bernstein’s MASS – Ravinia Festival. TV: “Bull” (CBS), “FBI” (CBS). Big thanks to my family, Michael Kirsten, HCKR, & the Tara Rubin team. Sarah – all my love. Look ma, we made it! Representation matters. @michaelmaliakel
Sonya Balsara is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut on a magic carpet! Theatre credits include: Pre-Broadway lab: The Karate Kid (Ali Mills), Sense and Sensibility (Lucy, Elinor u/s; Theatreworks), West Side Story (Maria; Tokyo). TV: “FBI” (CBS), “Mozart in the Jungle” (Amazon Prime). NYU Tisch. Huge thanks to Bloc and Tara Rubin Casting. Endless love for her family, friends and mentors. sonyambalsara.com, @sonyabalsara
Originated Genie in Aladdin Australia (Helpmann Award). Best known for originating “The Maggots Guy” in The Book of Mormon and The Minstrel in Something Rotten! on Broadway. Other Broadway: Aladdin (original co.), Hair (original revival co.), All Shook Up (original co.), The Pirate Queen (original co.), Elf (original co.), Mamma Mia! and Tarzan. West End: Aladdin (Genie), Hair. Other: Fosse (international tour), Jerry Springer: The Opera (Carnegie Hall), Jersey Boys (Las Vegas). TV: “Black Monday,” “The Carrie Diaries,” “Independent Woman.” Holiday Album A Fierce Christmas on Spotify, iTunes. MichaelJamesScott.com. (143 to my J!) Insta/Twit: @iamMJScott
Dennis is thrilled to be playing Jafar!! Broadway: Aladdin (OBC, Razoul, Jafar/Sultan stndby), Annie, Leap of Faith, Shrek the Musical, The Wedding Singer, The Apple Tree, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Wonderful Town, Man Of La Mancha. TV/Film: “Tales of the City”, “Across the Universe” Other NY: Jerry Springer the Opera (Carnegie Hall), Cabin in the Sky (Encores), Stairway to Paradise (Encores). Longtime member of Broadway Inspirational Voices. God Bless and Enjoy!!
Broadway: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. 1st Nat’l Tours Original Cast: Aladdin (Kassim), Kinky Boots (Harry). Off-Broadway: world premiere of Tamar of the River (Onan) at Prospect Theater. Regional: Grease (Papermill Playhouse), Marius in Les Misérables (WhitePlainsPAC). Many thanks my family, Eric Woodall, and the Mine but especially this entire creative team and wonderful company! Insta: @therealmiloalosi
Broadway debut! 1st Nat’l tour original cast: Aladdin (Babkak), Off-Broadway: The Anthem, The Civil War. Goodspeed, Forestburgh Playhouse, Monomoy Theatre, NCL, TheatreworksUSA and various NYC theatre. BMI, aspiring composer. BFA MT ‘13, The Hartt School. Thanks to creative, TRC. Love to Mom, Dad, Jonah, family/friends, KG&PF. For Neenee. @zbencal
Broadway debut! National Tours: Jersey Boys (Frankie Valli), Wicked (Boq). Broadway in Chicago: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Chip). Regional: Sweeney Todd (Geva), Hero (Asolo Rep). Northwestern graduate. He was also a contestant on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Movie Week.” Thanks to Mom, Dad, and to Bug, who is a wish granted. @mrbradweinstock
Broadway: Shuffle Along, Big Fish, The Scottsboro Boys, The Color Purple (original cast), Parade, The Little Mermaid, Swing, Smokey Joe’s Café, The Boys From Syracuse, Thou Shalt Not and Bye Bye Birdie. TV: HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” “The Mysteries of Laura,” “The Blacklist,” Netflix’s “Gypsy,” “Blue Bloods,” “A Gifted Man,” and all of the “Law and Orders.” Love to my wife Kim and our boys Marcus and Trevor.
Don Darryl Rivera is ecstatic to be making his Broadway debut! He originated the role of Iago at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, his hometown. He attained his BFA from Cornish College of the Arts. Much love and many thanks to his family, especially his wife Kate and their new baby girl, Eloise! www.dondarrylrivera.com @dondarrylrivera
Broadway debut! Tours: Aladdin 1st nat’l (Standby Genie); The Book of Mormon; Motown The Musical (Berry Gordy u/s); Sister Act! 1st nat’l (Eddie u/s); Smokey Joe’s Café; Shrek the Musical (Donkey); Jesus Christ Superstar. Regional: 9 to 5, Jersey Boys (MSMT), Rent (Benny). Thanks to Daniel Hoff Agency. Love to Mom, Nana, family & friends for their support. Jeremiah 29:11 IG: @jeremyallyngaston
Houston | Harlem | NYU. Select credits: Frozen, B. Bounty Hunter, … Mormon, Ain’t Too Proud, Holler…, Cabin in the Sky, Parable of the Sower, The Fire This Time Festival. Currently, the voice of Cricket Wireless’ mascot Barry. Outside of theatre, Jared partners with Harlem community organizations The Soapbox Presents, Harlem Late Night Jazz and the FCBC food pantry. Many thanks to my dreams, my team, my community and you. For more… IG: @jaredwaynegladly www.jaredwaynegladly.com
Humbled to be making his Broadway debut! Tours: Phantom of the Opera (Piangi); Aladdin. off-bway: Yellow Brick Road; Play Like A Winner; When Pigs Fly. Disney: Finding Nemo-Musical (Orig. Bloat) TV: “Danny’s House.” Gracias a Dios, Creatives, TRC, Pantera/Murphy, Familia, Amigos y Matt! Made in Colombia. @frrankly
Zare Anguay is elated to make his Broadway debut! Born and raised in Oahu, Hawaii. National tours: Rent 20th Anniversary, An Oﬃcer and a Gentleman. Endless thank you and prayers to his friends and family!
Netanel Bellaishe (Ensemble, Henchman). Born/raised in Israel. Broadway debut! National Tour: A Chorus Line. Winner of “Israel’s So You Think You Can Dance.” Favorite things: Gene Kelly, Legos and his miter saw. www.netanelbellaishe.com
Broadway and Nat’l tour: Cinderella (Raccoon/u/s Jean-Michel & Pinkleton). BFA Elon. Special thanks to my family and DGRW. IG: @mkrcallahan
Alicia Charles (Attendant, Ensemble). Broadway debut! Nat’l Tour: West Side Story (u/s Anita and Consuelo), High School Musical (u/s Taylor). Regional Highlights: Paper Mill, Walnut Street, Asolo Rep. TV/Film: “The Knick” (Cinemax). Commercial: New Jersey Lottery. MMC Grad. Thanks to MSA. Love to my family & Bobby!
Husband. Father. Bald. Broadway Debut! TV/Film: “Blue Bloods,” “Madam Secretary,” “Power,” “Elementary,” “Person of Interest,” “Instinct,” “Six Degrees,” “Ugly Betty,” “Scherman Song.” Tours: The Producers. Regional: Goodspeed, Ogunquit, Riverside, North Shore, Stages St. Louis, Maltz, ABT, NBFT. Big love to Family, friends, and BWA. @baldmanarchives www.markdiconzo.com
Happy to be back! Broadway: Aladdin. Tour: Aladdin, A Chorus Line. Other: The Hunchback of Notre Dame; Mamma Mia!; Disney Cruise Line. Proud alum and Assistant Professor of Theater at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. So much love to my friends, family, and Nathan. @bri.dills
Broadway Debut! Nat’l tours: Aladdin; Miss Saigon; The King and I; Mamma Mia!; Regional: Vanya… Spike (Company of Fools), Seven Brides… (Dog Stuff). Enjoys long walks on the beach. REALLY enjoys Space Jam OG. Humongous thanks to DGRW, my family, the VCU fam and O. @ikaika.ehrlich
Broadway: Escape to Margaritaville. Tours: Wicked, Evita. Film: Dirty Dancing, Ted 2 and Bolden. TV: “Modern Love,” “Royal Pains,” “The Get Down,” “SNL” and “Fosse/Verdon.” Thanks to God, my family, and CESD. @sam_farrow_official
Broadway debut! National tours: Aladdin (1st national tour), Radio City Rockettes (Rockette), Bullets Over Broadway (1st national tour), Guys and Dolls. Love & thanks to my family, Mom and bloc. @carissafiorillo
Broadway: The Book of Mormon. National tour: Aladdin, Book of Mormon. Regional: A Christmas Carol (Ghost of Christmas Present) Sketch Comedy: Explanation of Benefits. A teaching artist. More at www.keishagilles.com
Michael is ecstatic to be back in Agrabah! Broadway: The Cher Show. National Tours: Aladdin (Shop Owner), Matilda (Rudolpho), Catch Me If You Can. 2016 NYMF award winner. Love to the best Mom and Dad. @mikey_graceffa
Broadway debut! Regional: MTWichita, Dallas Theater Center, Disney Cruise Line. OCU Grad. Grateful for my family, friends, & mentors for their outpouring of wisdom & love. And thank you Tara Rubin Casting. It takes a village! @jacobtgutierrez
Broadway Debut! Tour: Aladdin; Something Rotten! BFA: Otterbein University. Thank you Aladdin team, Bloc, David Longest, Bette Weber, Debbie King, Megan Bliss. Love to Kris, Derick, Braydon, G-Ma, Monty, Dad, and Stephen. For Mom. Y’all, WE DID IT!
Albert Jennings (Ensemble) Broadway Debut! Tour: Aladdin (OTC); Mamma Mia! Other: In the Heights, Disney Cruise Lines. Love and thanks to my supportive family, friends, Hudson Artists Agency and TRC. “Quitters Never Win & Winners Never Quit” IG: @albertjj
Broadway debut! Regional highlights: Broadway Bounty Hunter (Barrington Stage), Victor Victoria (Ogunquit Playhouse), Legally Blonde (MGR Playhouse). Television: “Saturday Night Live,” “America’s Got Talent.” Thanks to CTG, Tara Rubin Casting, Mom and family. @thesamejame
Bobby Pestka has appeared on Broadway in Lincoln Center’s The King and I, Bombay Dreams and Flower Drum Song. Credits include the films The Producers and Across the Universe as well as the National Tour of Roundabout’s Anything Goes and The Radio City Christmas Spectacular (NYC). He is a graduate of Point Park University.
Broadway credits: Spamalot (original company), Elf. Other theatre credits include Moscow/first national tour of 42nd Street, Minsky’s Radio Girl, Prophet in Pink (NY Fringe Festival). Film: Hairspray, Cadillac Records.
Broadway debut! World Premieres: The Sting!; The Royal Family of Broadway. Regional: Arena Stage, North Shore Music Theatre. Proud Wagner Alum. Love and thanks to Tara Rubin Casting, creatives, Mom and Dad, family and friends.
Aladdin (1st National Tour); Jesus Christ Superstar (Broadway); Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (La Jolla Playhouse); Twelfth Night, The Misanthrope, Kiss Me Kate, Evita (Stratford Festival); Dirty Dancing (Mirvish). Love to my Mignon. Habbagoodah Mom!
Broadway debut! National tour: Flashdance: The Musical. Disney credits: Red Car Trolley News Boys (Disneyland AGVA), “Christmas Day Parade” w/Justin Bieber (on ABC), Debby Ryan and Disney’s “Shake It Up!” A native of the Philippines. Huge thanks to my Pamiya, teachers/mentors, Tara Rubin, Casey, DDO NY and my Favorite. Mabuhay! @gelosaurus
Broadway Debut, y’all! Tour: Aladdin. Regional: NCT, Pioneer Theatre, Casa Mañana. Big thanks to CGF and the Swing Team. Love to my amazing family, friends and Chris. For Grammy & Papa. @cassidystoner
Tour: Aladdin. New York: Cherry Lane Theatre, New York Classical Theatre. Regional: Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature Theatre. Proud graduate of Howard University! Big thanks to mom and Eric Woodall. @LivSymone
KATIE TERZA (ENSEMBLE) Favorites: On the Town (Broadway); The Visitor (The Public); “Peter Pan Live!” (Mermaid u/s Tiger Lily, NBC); Bliss (Kimber, Seattle 5th Ave); West Side Story (u/s Maria, 1st Nat’l); Most Happy Fella (Encores!). Love to HTA, family & Nati. @katie.terza
DAVID WRIGHT (Shop Owner, Ensemble). Thrilled to make my Broadway Debut! Tour credits: MeanGirls (OTC), Cruel Intentions (OTC), R&H Cinderella. Regional credits: Becoming Nancy and Newsies (Marriott). Thank you to Tara Rubin Casting! Many thanks to my loved ones for your constant support and to my agents at Boals, Winnett&Assoc. @daveyanthony_