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Music Theatre alumni appear in hit TV shows across multiple networks 

Elon alumni can now be seen in shows such as "The Flash," "The Last O.G.," "Supergirl," "The Vampire Diaries," "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" on networks including The CW, TBS, NBC, TLC, and Netflix.

Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash in Season 4 of "The Flash" on The CW.

Grant Gustin currently stars as Barry Allen/The Flash on The CW’s hit series “The Flash,” which has had three very successful seasons and began airing its fourth season on October 10. This year, Gustin was nominated for his role in “The Flash” for Teen Choice TV Actor, Kids Choice Award Male TV Star, MTV Best Hero Award, Teen Choice TV Action Star, and Teen Choice TV Villain.

Daniel Watts ’04 is playing the role of Felony alongside Tracy Morgan as a series regular in the highly anticipated TBS show “The Last OG,” which is premiering on Oct. 24. Fellow alum Lindsay Northen ’03 will also be seen as a guest star in one of the episodes.

Chris Wood '10 as Mon-El in Season 3 of "Supergirl" on The CW.

Chris Wood ’10 currently stars as Mon-El in the hit CW series “Supergirl,” which premiered its third season on Oct. 9. Wood also recently appeared in an episode of “The Flash” with Gustin, and was also nominated alongside Gustin for his role in Season 2 of “Supergirl” for Teen Choice TV Actor. Wood also recently appeared in three episodes of The CW series “The Vampire Diaries” as Kai Parker.

Lauren Adams as Gretchen Chalker in Season 3 of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" on Netflix.’

Lauren Adams ’04 recently wrapped up Season 3 of the hit Netflix series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” co-starring as Gretchen Chalker. “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” which has been nominated for 16 Emmys, was renewed in June for a fourth season.

Sumi Yu ’15 is currently filming and will be appearing on several episodes of the new NBC series “Rise.” An official premiere date has not yet been announced.

Andrew Frace ’04 can be seen in a recent episode of “The Blacklist” on NBC as Officer Winchell.

Tal Fish ’09 is currently filming for Season 5 co-starring as himself in “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” on TLC.

Cathy McNeela,
Faculty
1/6/2018 2:25 PM