Be sure to catch Elon alumni in some of your favorite musicals, such as “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Mean Girls,” “Hamilton,” “Wicked,” and “Book of Mormon;” and in new shows like “The Prom,” “Choir Boy,” “Ain’t Too Proud,” and “Head Over Heels.”
Broadway and National Tour News:
Taylor Trensch is currently playing the title role of Evan Hansen on Broadway in the Tony-Award winning musical “Dear Evan Hansen.”
Gerald Caesar ’16 is joining the original cast of the new Broadway play “Choir Boy,” starting previews this December. Caesar recently starred as Simba in “The Lion King” National Tour alongside fellow alum Phylicia Pearl ’15; and closed out “A Bronx Tale” on Broadway as Tyrone, alongside fellow alum Adam Kaplan ’12, who starred as Calogero.
Barrett Weed ’11 is currently starring as Janis Sarkisian in the hit show “Mean Girls” on Broadway.
Nasia Thomas ’15 is currently in the pre-Broadway Tour of “Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations.” The show will play on Broadway this spring at the Imperial Theatre.
Jared Goldsmith ’18 recently opened the first National Tour of “Dear Evan Hansen” and is currently playing the role of Jared Kleinman.
>Kennedy Caughell ’12 is currently in the Broadway cast of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.” Caughell covers the lead role and recently made her debut as Carole King at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.
Drew Redington is opening this month in the original cast of the new musical “The Prom,” playing on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre.
Matt Meigs ’12 recently closed the Tony-Award winning revival of “Carousel” on Broadway, and the following week joined the Broadway cast of “Wicked.”
JJ Niemann ’17 is currently ringing doorbells as a swing in “The Book of Mormon” on Broadway. Ginna Claire Mason ’13 recently closed out her year and a half run as Glinda the Good in the national tour of “Wicked.”
Fergie Philippe ’17 is currently playing Hercules Mulligan in the national tour of the Tony-Award Winning musical “Hamilton.”
Mackenzie Bell ’09 is currently playing the sax and dancing her cares away in “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” on Broadway.
Beth Anderson ’15 and John Barsoian ’15 will be joining the National Tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.”
Tanner Ray Wilson is currently a swing in the new musical “Head Over Heels” on Broadway, featuring the hit songs of The Go-Go’s.
Ruby Gibbs ’17 is starring as Sylvia Llewyn Davies in the National Tour of “Finding Neverland,” which recently opened in October.
Rob Marnell ’06 recently departed the Broadway cast of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” and opened in the original cast of “Getting the Band Back Together” on Broadway.
Madison Johnson ’15 is currently in the National Tour of the Tony-Award Winning Revival of “Hello, Dolly!” Johnson is in the ensemble and covering the role of Minnie Faye.
Jessica Wockenfuss ’09 is currently performing around the country in the national tour of the hit show “Jersey Boys” as Lorraine.
Hunter Brown ’15 (Rolf) and Leah Greene ’15 (Ensemble/Liesl cover) are currently touring the country together in “The Sound of Music” national tour.
Todd Horman is currently performing in the ensemble of the Lincoln Center Revival “My Fair Lady” on Broadway.
Grant Paylor ’18 is joining the Cellblock national tour of the hit show “Chicago” as a swing.
Julian Burzynski ’17 is joining the ensemble of the national tour of “Something Rotten” this fall.
Chris McNiff ’14 will be joining the national tour of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” this holiday season.
Lindsay Northen ’03 is currently performing in the ensemble and understudying the role of Glinda in “Wicked” on Broadway. Alums Northen ’03 and Meigs ’12 recently performed together in the “Wicked” 15th Anniversary special on NBC.
Michael Callahan ’13 is currently a swing and is the Dance Captain on the national tour of Disney’s hit show “Aladdin.”
Nick Martinez ’15 recently closed out the North American premiere national tour of the new musical “Bat Out of Hell” as a swing.
Matt Shingledecker ’08 is currently starring as Enjolras in the national tour of the hit musical “Les Miserables.”
Alyssa McAnany ’15 is currently in the ensemble and understudying the role of Meg Giry in the national tour of “Love Never Dies,” running now through December.
Patrick Clanton ’14 is currently performing in the national tour of “School of Rock.” Monica Poston ’17 is starring in the national tour of the new musical “American Girl Live!” starting this December. The show is being choreographed by fellow alum Emilie Renier ’12.
Caleb Albert ’17 and John Yi ’11 will be performing in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular this holiday season.
Michael Moore ’13 is joining the cast of the International production of the new musical “Bat Out of Hell” in Germany.