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IMPORTANT NOTE:
This cast list on this page is officially "archived" as of February 12, 2011 and will no longer be updated.
(So please keep in mind that some cast may have arrived/returned/left since the last updates here.)
Greg's webmaster simply does not have the time to keep track of so many comings and goings.
For current cast info, please refer to Official BE Broadway and/or Playbill.
"Unofficial" fan boards that do a good job keeping up: BE Forum and BE Friends.

You're quite welcome to stay and look around on this page awhile,
or you may wish to go to the main page of the site. Thank you.

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Do not contact Greg or the webmaster about cast arrivals, departures, temporary leaves, return dates, replacements, etc.
They are specifically not allowed to discuss arrivals or departures prior to official announcements.
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Principals: (Mrs. W., Dad, Grandma, Tony, Billy, Michael, Older Billy, George, Dead Mum, Mr. Braithwaite, Debbie)
Principal Cast Bios & Photos at Official BILLY ELLIOT Broadway Site (or use Bio links below)
Ensemble: Ballet Girls | Tall Boy | Small Boy | Rest (Adults), Alphabetically:  A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | W


PRINCIPALS
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Haydn Gwynne
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Mrs. Wilkinson
[Last show: Sun. Oct. 4, 2009.
Replacement: Kate Hennig (see below).]

Comprehensive Fan Site | Playbill | IBDb
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: March 21


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Kate Hennig
*later cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Mrs. Wilkinson
[Replaces Haydn Gwynne (see above).
Kate began performances Tue. Oct. 6, 2009.
Final Broadway performance: Fri. Oct. 1, 2010.
Her Broadway replacement is Emily Skinner. (See below.)]

BE Cast Blog | Playbill | IBDb
GGA Resumé | The Star 10/09 | BWW | Penelopiad Blog '07
Google: NewsWeb


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Emily Skinner
*later cast
Mrs. Wilkinson
[Replaces Kate Hennig (see above).
Began Broadway performances Sat. Oct. 2, 2010.]

BE B'way Bio | BWW | IBDb | IMDb
Google: NewsWeb

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Gregory Jbara
*OBC
Dad (aka Jackie Elliot)
[For details on Greg's contract extension through June 2011
and scheduled dates out, see BE Sched. Calendar.
]

Official Site (Here) Main Page | BE B'way Bio | ATW | Playbill | IBDb
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: September 28, 1961


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Philip Whitchurch
*later cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Dad (aka Jackie Elliot)
[Replaced Gregory Jbara (see above), during the latter's Jan-Mar 2010 leave of absence.
His first performance in the Broadway production: 7:00PM Fri. Jan. 29, 2010;
final performance: 7:30PM Sun. May 2, 2010.]

BE London Bio | Playbill | IBDb | IMDb
Theatre.com Backstage @ BE 2006 Video | CAM (cv)
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: January 30, 1951
(Photo credit: ClaireGrogan.co.uk)

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Carole Shelley
*OBC
Grandma
BE B'way Bio | ATW | Playbill | IBDb
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: August 16, 1939

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Santino Fontana
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Tony Elliot
[Last performance Jul. 4, 2009;
Will Chase (see below) is his replacement.]

BWW | Playbill | IBDb
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: March 21


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Jeff Kready
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Tony Elliot
[Originally/formerly Ensemble / Pit Supervisor / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer / u/s Tony
Jeff portrayed "Tony" through Sun. Aug. 29, 2010
while Will Chase (see above) was in San Diego.]

BWW | Playbill | IBDb
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: June 4


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Will Chase
*later cast
Tony Elliot
[Replaces Santino Fontana (see above). First show: Jul. 7, 2009.
Left to play "Little John" in "Robin & the 7 Hoods"
at San Diego's Old Globe through Summer 2010.
Return date: Wed Sep. 1, 2010.
Related news links: Broadway.com | BWW | Playbill
Original cast ensemble member Jeff Kready replaced him during this time.]

IBDb | Playbill | BE B'way Bio
2/29/08 BMI W'shop Songbook Podcast | '98 Talkin' B'way Interview
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: September 12 | Anniversary: November 15 ('09, Stephanie Gibson)

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Kiril Kulish
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Billy
(alternate) / u/s Tall/Posh Boy
[First shows -- Previews debut: 8PM Wed. Oct. 1, 2008;
'Official' debut: 2PM Sat. Nov. 15, 2008.

Kiril made his "Tall Boy" (u/s) debut on Wed. Aug. 19, 2009.
Final performance: 8PM Sat. Oct. 3, 2009.
Replacement: Alex Ko (see below).]

Official Site | Playbill | 'Meet the Billys' Video
Working Class Hero Interview
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: February 16, 1994


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David Alvarez
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Billy
(alternate) / u/s Tall/Posh Boy
[First shows -- Previews debut: 8PM Thu. Oct. 2, 2008;
'Official' debut: 8PM Fri. Nov. 14, 2008.

David's "Tall Boy" (u/s) debut was Fri. Jul. 31, 2009.
Final performance: Sun. Jan. 3, 2010.]

Official Site | 'Meet the Billys' Video | Playbill
Working Class Hero Interview
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: May 11, 1994


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Trent Kowalik
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Billy
(alternate) / u/s Tall/Posh Boy
[First shows -- Previews debut: 8PM Wed. Oct. 8, 2008;
'Official' debut: 8PM Thu. Nov. 13, 2008.

Trent was also "Tall Boy" u/s, debuting in the role Jul. 1, 2009.
Final performance: 7:30PM Sun. Mar. 7, 2010.
Before Broadway, this Wantagh, NY native was a London "Billy."]

Official Site/Blog | 'Meet the Billys' Video | Playbill
Working Class Hero Interview | Fan Tribute Video
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: February 22, 1995


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Tommy Batchelor
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Billy
(alternate) / u/s Tall/Posh Boy
[Debuted as "Billy" Feb. 10, 2009, joining the regular rotation.
Originally the u/s, Tommy became full "Billy" alternate March 2009.
"Tall Boy" debut was Tue. night, Mar. 24, 2009.
Left Broadway show to be an original Chicago "Billy" (March-October 2010).
Final Broadway cast performance: Dec. 11, 2009.
]
'Meet the Billys' Video | Playbill | VamProductions.com Search Results
Working Class Hero Interview
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: August 23, 1995


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Tanner Pflueger
*Later Cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Billy
(alternate - temporary)
[American "Billy" in West End production;
temporarily joined Broadway cast to fill in for Tommy Batchelor,
as Tommy recovered from tendon surgery;
Tanner's Broadway debut was Sat. matinee, May 16, 2009;
Final Broadway performance: Sat. matinee, Jun. 6, 2009.]

BE Bio (UK) | VAM Productions Search Results
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: May 15, 1995


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Alex Ko
*later cast Broadway debut
Billy
(alternate) / u/s Tall/Posh Boy
[Replaces Kiril Kulish (see above).
Alex's Broadway debut: 7PM Tue. Oct. 6, 2009
"Tall Boy" debut: 7PM Tue. Apr. 6, 2010]

Official Site | Twitter | BE B'way Bio | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: February 3, 1996


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Dayton Tavares
*Later Cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Billy
(alternate)
[Dayton previously played Billy in Sydney and Melbourne productions.
Broadway debut: 8PM Sat. Dec. 19, 2009.
Final Broadway performance: 7:30PM Sun. Dec. 12, 2010.]

Playbill | 11/05/09 Press Links | 12/08 TheAge.com.au Article
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: March 10, 1996


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Liam Redhead
*Later Cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Billy
(alternate) / u/s Tall/Posh Boy
[Broadway debut: 8PM Wed. Dec. 23, 2009.
Final Broadway performance was Sun. Aug. 29, 2010.
"Tall Boy" debut date: 2PM Wed. May 26, 2010.]

11/05/09 Press Links | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: June 8, 1995


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Michael Dameski
*Later Cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Billy
(alternate) / u/s Tall/Posh Boy
[Michael played "Billy" in both the Sydney and Melbourne productions.
First Broadway performance: 2PM Sun. Jan. 31, 2010.
Final Broadway performance was 7:30PM Sun. Sep. 5, 2010.
"Tall Boy" debut: 7PM Sun. May 30, 2010.
Was next seen as "Billy" in 2nd Nat'l Tour.]

Playbill | 11/28/09 Press Links
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: November 7, 1995


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Jacob Clemente
*Later cast
Billy
(alternate) / u/s Tall/Posh Boy
[Formerly "Tall Boy/ Posh Boy," Jacob's first performance
in that role: Fri. Oct. 2, 2009, replacing Keean Johnson.
Jacob's last non-u/s performance as "Tall Boy": Sun. Nov. 15, 2009.
Kylend Hetherington (see below) became his "Tall Boy" replacement.
Jacob's "Billy" debut was Sat. eve. Apr. 3, 2010.
First time in u/s "Tall Boy" role since becoming a "Billy": 2PM Sun. Apr. 11, 2010.]

BE B'way Bio | '08 Independent
'08 CDPP | '10 MyFoxNY | Playbill | IBDb
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: April 12, 1997


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Peter Mazurowski
*Later cast Broadway debut
Billy
(alternate)
[Debut was Sun. Aug. 29, 2010 matinee.
StarQuestDance YT Channel / Teen Mr. StarQuest - Concord - 2010
BE B'way Bio | Playbill | ConcordMonitor 09/26/10
Google: NewsWeb


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Joseph Harrington
*Later cast
Billy
(alternate)
[Joseph's first "Billy" performance was Sun. Oct. 24, 2010.]
Playbill
Google: NewsWeb

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Frank Dolce
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Michael
(alternate)
[First shows -- Previews debut: 8PM Wed. Oct. 1, 2008;
'Official' debut: 8PM Fri. Nov. 14, 2008.

Last show: Sun. matinee Jun. 21, 2009.
Replacement: Trevor Braun; see below.]

IBDb | Playbill | IMDb | FOX Flash: Sons of Tucson
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: May 24


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David Bologna
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Michael
(alternate)
[First shows -- Previews debut: 8PM Thu. Oct. 2, 2008;
'Official' debut: 8PM Thu. Nov. 13, 2008.

David's final (orig.) performance: Sun. Sep. 27, 2009.
Replacement was Keean Johnson (see below).
Returned for Summer 2010: (31 shows) June 16-August 8.
Trent's blog: 'Billy' & 'Michael' Reunion]

Official Site | Times-Picayune | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: December 3


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Trevor Braun
*Later Cast *has left the Broadway show
Michael
(alternate)
[Replaces Frank Dolce (see above).
Began performances Sat. Aug. 22, 2009, matinee.
Final performance was Sun. May 24, 2010, evening.]

IBDb Page | Playbill Bio | IMDb Page
Google: NewsWeb


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Keean Johnson
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Michael
(alternate)
[Formerly Tall Boy / u/s Michael, officially became part of
"Michael" rotation as David Bologna's replacement.
Keean's "Tall Boy" replacement was Jacob Clemente.
Final Broadway performance: Fri. Jan. 15, 2009.
Keean went on to the Chicago BE production,
alternating the role of "Michael" with Gabriel Rush (see below).]

IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: October 25


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Jake Evan Schwencke
*Later Cast *has left the Broadway show
Michael
(alternate)
[Jake began BE performances Sat. Jan. 16, 2010, matinee.
(Had 2.5 month leave from Aug. 2, 2010
to play Chaplin & Cougan in "Limelight" in San Diego.
After that, he returned to BE performances Wed. Oct. 20, 2010 mat.)
Jake's final performance was Sun. Jan. 30, 2011 eve.]

11/28/09 Press Links | IBDb | Playbill
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Gabriel Rush
*Later Cast Broadway debut
Michael
(alternate)
[First Broadway performance Sat. Aug. 7, 2010 mat.
Previously played "Michael" in the Chicago production.
Left for appx 3.5 months following Sun. Oct. 17, 2010 eve. show.
Returned to role on Tues. Feb. 1, 2011.]

BE B'way Bio | Playbill | BWW
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Neil McCaffrey
*Later Cast
Michael
(alternate)
[First Broadway performance Sat. matinee Aug. 14, 2010]
BE B'way Bio | Playbill | IBDb
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Stephen Hanna
*OBC Broadway debut
Older Billy / Scottish Dancer
[Stephen first left the show after Sat. Nov. 21, 2009 performance
to return to City Ballet for Winter '09-'10 season.
Easton Smith (see below) was his replacement.]

BWW | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: November 15


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Easton Smith
*Later Cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Older Billy / Scottish Dancer
[Easton replaced Stephen Hanna when he was out of the show (see above).]
Playbill | '07 Mosaic
With wife Haley, Sleeping Beauty, Ventura '08: #1 #2 | Wedding Announc. pdf
Google: NewsWeb

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Joel Hatch
*OBC Broadway debut
George
'09 Star Tribune | '08 Chicago Tribune | BE B'way Bio | Playbill
Working Class Hero Interview
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: February 10

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Leah Hocking
*OBC Out of show
Dead Mum / u/s Mrs. W.
(On Leave of Absence)
[Leah was out of the show Jul. 28 through Sep. 13, 2009 and returned
on Sep. 15, 2009. Kerry O'Malley (see below) filled in during this time.
May 10, 2010 update: Leah is on a personal leave indefinitely;
Stef Kurtzuba initially, then Laura Marie Duncan (see below) replaces during.
Leah's last show prior to her leave was May 2, 2010.]

'08 Columbus Dispatch article | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: May 15


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Kerry O'Malley
*Later cast *has left the Broadway show
Dead Mum
[She filled in while Leah Hocking (see above) was out;
First show: Wed. July 28, 2009.
Kerry's last show: Sun. Sep. 13, 2009.]

Official Site | IMDb | IBDb | BWW
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: September 5


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Laura Marie Duncan
Later Cast
Dead Mum
[Began performances Tue. Oct. 5, 2010.
Was in Broadway's "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" with Greg Jbara.
(Past photos, etc. on GJ.com during DRS; browser Back button to return here.)
Replaces Stefanie Kurtzuba, who returns to Ensemble/"Lesley."]

Official Photography Site | BE B'way Bio | IBDb | BWW | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb



Other "Dead Mum" performers:
Stephanie Kurtzuba played the role May 4-Oct. 3(?), 2010.

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Thommie Retter
*OBC Broadway debut
Mr. Braithwaite
Official MySpace | BE B'way Bio | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: October 24


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Blake Hammond
*Later Cast *has left the Broadway show
Mr. Braithwaite
[Blake's first show: Thu. Apr. 9, 2009;
filled in while Thommie Retter out several weeks recovering from injury;
Blake's last show: Sun. May 3, 2009, with Thommie returning Tue. May 5.
He next played "Mr. Braithwaite" in Chicago production.]

IBDb | Theatre Credits - BWW | Web Series
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: June 21

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Erin Whyland
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Debbie
[Erin & sister Casey ("Tracey Atkinson")
had their final performances Sep. 27, 2009.
Replacement: original cast member Maria Connelly; see below.]

YT Channel | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: November 2


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Maria Connelly
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Debbie
["Debbie" after Sep. 27, 2009; replaced Erin Whyland (see above).
formerly: Debbie standby (from previews - ?)) /
Ballet Girl (Keeley Gibson (from Jul. 19, 2009 - Sep. 27, 2009);
Cast as "Debbie" in Chicago production;
replaced by Izzy-Hanson Johnston on B'way (see below).
Final Broadway performance: Tue. Dec. 29, 2009.]

IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: December 21


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Izzy Hanson-Johnston
*OBCBroadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Debbie
[Formerly Ballet Girl (Alison Summers) / u/s Debbie.
Izzy's first performance as (full-fledged) "Debbie"
was matinee on Wed. Dec. 30, 2009.
Last performance was Sun. Jun. 27, 2010.
Her replacement was Georgi James. (See below.)
]
IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: August 28


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Georgi James
*Later Cast *has left the Broadway show
Debbie
[First replaced Izzy Hanson-Johnston as "Alison Summers"
when Izzy (see above) moved to "Debbie" role.
Started as "Debbie" (Izzy's replacement) 8:00 PM Mon. June 28, 2010.
Georgi's "Alison" replacement is Ava DeMary.
Aly Brier (see "Julie Hope") filled in as "Debbie" Jan. 4-30, 2011.]

Playbill | IMDb | BWW | IBDb
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Brianna Fragomeni
*OBC Broadway debut
Debbie
[Filling in as Debbie Tue. Feb. 2 - Sun. Feb. 13, 2011.
Previously Ballet Girl Small Swing / 1st u/s Debbie / u/s Tracey Atkinson
Fri. Sep. 17, 2010, Brianna (swing) went on as "Debbie" for first time.]

BE Bio | IBDb | Playbill | YT Channel
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: October 5

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Tracey A. | Karen D. | Keeley G. | Margaret G. | Tina H. | Julie H. | Susan P. | Sharon P. | Angela R. | Alison S. | Ballet Girl Swings
Also see: Debbie, above.

Tracey Atkinson

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Casey Whyland
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Ballet Girl (Tracey Atkinson)
[Final performance: Sep. 27, 2009
(also sister Erin's ("Debbie") final show).
Replacement: Ruby Rakos.]

YT Channel | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: March 10


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Ruby Rakos
*later cast Broadway debut
Ballet Girl (Tracey Atkinson)
[Began performances Sep. 29, 2009.
Replaces Casey Whyland.]

YT Channel | Playbill | BWW | Alternative Press | Sabra Chef Blog
Often featured and/or mentioned in Jim Caruso's Cast Party Newsletter
'Best Performers I've Seen At Jim Caruso's Cast Party At Birdland' - Christine Lavin
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: September 11
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Karen Davidson

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Meg Guzulescu
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Ballet Girl (Karen Davidson)
[Meg was out of BE for Goodspeed Opera House's
Christmas '09 production of Emmet Otter.
Danika Yarosh replaced her during this time.
Meg returned to BE on Feb. 23, 2010.
Official final performance date: Sun. May 30, 2010.
Kendra Tate is her replacement. See below.]

Official Site | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: August 17


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Danika Yarosh
*later cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Ballet Girl (Karen Davidson)
[Danika debuted Fri. night, Jul. 24, 2009,
initially taking over Juliette Allen-Angelo's track.
"Karen Davidson" during Meg Guzulesco's (see above) time away.
Danika left the show upon Meg's return.]

Playbill | BE Workshop Photo
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Kendra Tate
*later cast Broadway debut
Ballet Girl (Karen Davidson)
[Replaces Meg Guzulescu.
Kendra's first show: Wed. June 2, 2010.]

Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
(Photo credit: BroadwayWorld.com)

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Keeley Gibson

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Caroline London
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Ballet Girl (Keeley Gibson)
[Last show: Saturday evening, July 18, 2009.
Maria Connelly initially took over her track.
Her replacement is Kara Oates.]

BWW | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: January 19


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Kara Oates
*later cast Broadway debut
Ballet Girl (Keeley Gibson)
[First show: Tue. night, Sep. 29, 2009. Replaces Caroline London.]
Playbill
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Birthday: September 23

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Margaret Gormley

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Corrieanne Stein
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Ballet Girl (Margaret Gormley / u/s Tracy Atkinson - acting)
[Final show: Saturday July 4, 2009. Replacement: Maddy Novak.]
Gazette.net article | Playbill | Post-BE DCTheatreScene Interview (mp3)
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: April 22


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Maddy Novak
*later cast
Ballet Girl (Margaret Gormley / u/s Tracey Atkinson)
[Replaces Corrieanne Stein.]
Playbill | Hudson Reporter '09 | Hoboken Patch '10
Google: NewsWeb
Photo Credit: Hartshorn Portraiture

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Tina Harmer

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Marina Micalizzi
*OBC
Ballet Girl (Tina Harmer)
IMDb Resume | Playbill | YT Channel
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: March 3

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Julie Hope

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Juliette Allen-Angelo
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Ballet Girl (Julie Hope)
[Juliette's last show: Sun. July 19, 2009 matinee.
Replacement: Rachel Resheff (see below).]

IBDb | Playbill
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Birthday: March 3


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Rachel Resheff
*later cast *has left the Broadway show
Ballet Girl (Julie Hope) / u/s Debbie
[Replaced Juliette Allen-Angelo.
Rachel's replacement was Ava DeMary (see under "Alison Summers")
Rachel stars in the indie film 3 Backyards.
More info about the film at ND/NF.]

Playbill | BWW | IMDb
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Aly Brier
*later cast Broadway debut
Ballet Girl (Julie Hope) / 2nd u/s Debbie
[Filled "Debbie" role January 4th - 30th, 2011,
according to her web site. (Link below.)
Her "Julie Hope" replacement during was Caroline Workman.
As "Julie Hope," Aly replaced Ava DeMary (see "Alison Summers");
Aly's original "Julie" performance was Mon. June 28, 2010.]

Official Site | Playbill
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Susan Parks

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Tessa Netting
*OBC Broadway debut
Ballet Girl (Susan Parks)
Official Site | Mercury Life 9/09 | Playbill | YT Channel
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: September 1


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Kayla Vanderbilt
*later cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Ballet Girl (Susan Parks)
[Filled in for Tessa Netting (see above).
Kayla has performed "Susan Parks" in the Chicago "BE" cast.]

IMDb
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Sharon Percy

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Heather Ann Burns
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Ballet Girl (Sharon Percy)
[Last show: Sun. Sep. 27, 2009.
Replacement: Holly Taylor.]

Official Site | IBDb | Playbill
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Birthday: August 24


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Holly Taylor
*later cast Broadway debut
Ballet Girl (Sharon Percy)
[First show: Tue. night, Sep. 29, 2009.
Replaces Heather Burns>.]

Playbill | YT Video
Google: NewsWeb
(Photo credit: Upsilon Ventures LLC)

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Angela Robson

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Eboni Edwards
*OBC Broadway debut
Ballet Girl (Angela Robson)
IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: February 7
(Photo credit: Billy Broadway LLC)

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Alison Summers

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Ava DeMary
*later cast Broadway debut
Ballet Girl (Alison Summers)
[Debuted as "Julie Hope" March 2010., replacing Rachel Resheff.
As "Alison Summers," debuted Mon. June 28, 2010,
replacing Georgi James, who moved into "Debbie" role.]

PlaybillSound of Music (NJ) Photo by Tom Schopper
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Ballet Girl Swings

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Caroline Workman
*later cast Broadway debut
Ballet Girl Small Swing
[Originally seen as "Julie Hope" when Aly Brier played "Debbie" role.)
Caroline's first show, as "Julie," was on Tues. January 4, 2011.]

Playbill
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Chelsea Galembo
*later cast Broadway debut
Ballet Girl Medium Swing
[Replaces Samantha Czuluda, who became "Tall Swing" upon Kara Klein's exit.]
Playbill
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(Photo credit: BroadwayWorld.com)


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Kara Klein
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Ballet Girl Tall Swing
[Exited mid-week, week of Oct. 6, 2009.
Former "Medium Swing" Samantha Czuluda replaced her.]

'06 BWW Article | BWW | Playbill
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Birthday: August 13


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Samantha Czulada
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Ballet Girl Tall Swing
[Originally Medium Swing. As Tall Swing, replaced Kara Klein
as Chelsea Galembo assumed Medium Swing role.
Samantha's final performance was Thu. May 27, 2010.
Heather Tepe (see below) is her replacement.]

IBDb | Playbill
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Birthday: July 20, 1995


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Heather Tepe
*later cast
Ballet Girl Tall Swing
[Joined cast May 2010.
Replaces Samantha Czulada (see above).
Broadway debut was as "Baby June" in Gypsy (2003).]

IBDb | Playbill | YT Videos
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Birth Year: 1993

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Kylend Hetherington
*Later Cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Tall Boy / Posh Boy / u/s Michael
[Kylend, from Bay City, Michigan, debuted Tue. Nov. 17, 2009.
Replaced Jacob Clemente (now a "Billy,")
when Jacob became a Billy-in-training.
Kylend first performed "Michael" role 2PM Sat. Apr. 10, 2010.
Final B'way performance Wed. Jul. 7, 2010 (as "Michael").
He next plays "Billy" in the 2nd National Tour,
which opens in Durham, NC on Oct. 30, 2010.]

Playbill
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(Photo credit: Playbill insert photo scanned by @BETMNY)


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Ben Cook
*Later Cast
Tall Boy / Posh Boy / u/s Michael
[Debut in the show was Wed. matinee July 7, 2010.]
Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: December 11



Other "Tall Boy" performers:
Keean Johnson was "Tall Boy" before portraying "Michael."
These Billys have both served as u/s for "Tall Boy" and/or performed the role:
  David Alvarez, Tommy Batchelor, Jacob Clemente, Michael Dameski,
  Alex Ko, Trent Kowalik, Kiril Kulish, Liam Redhead

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Mitchell Michaliszyn
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Small Boy
(alternate)
[Mitchell's last show: Sun. mat. Nov. 22, 2009(?).
Replacement: Luke Trevisan.]

IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: July 20
(Photo credit: © Walter McBride / Retna LTD)


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Matthew Mindler
*OBC Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Small Boy
(alternate)
[Matthew's last shows: Sun. mat. & eve. Jan. 17, 2010.]
IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: November 23
(Photo credit: Peter James Zielinski)


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Luke Trevisan
later cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Small Boy
(alternate)
[Debuted Sat. Aug. 22, 2009, matinee, initially as temporary
fill-in during an original Small Boy's vacation.
Replaced Mitchell Michaliszyn (see above), as of Mon. Nov. 23, 2009.
Last show: 7:30 PM Sun. June 27, 2010.]

Playbill
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(Photo credit: Broadway.com)


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Seth Fromowitz
later cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Small Boy
(alternate)
[Seth replaces Matthew Mindler (see above).
First performance was Mon. Jan. 18, 8PM.]

Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: May 15, 2003
(Photo credit: HudsonTalent.com)


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Alex Dreier
later cast Broadway debut
Small Boy
(alternate)
[Alex replaces Luke Trevisan (see above).
First performance was Mon. June 28, 8PM.]

Playbill | 2/10/11 Press
Google: News | Web
(Photo credit: David Kaptein)

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Zachary Maitlin
later cast Broadway debut
Small Boy
(alternate)
[Zachary replaces Seth Fromowitz (see above).
First performance was Tue. Nov. 9, 7PM.]

Playbill
Google: News | Web
(Photo/YT capture © Larry Maitlin)

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THE REST, ALPHABETICAL


A

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Michael Arnold
*Later cast
Ensemble
[Joined Broadway cast August 2010.]
Playbill | IBDb | BWW
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B

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Kevin Bernard
*OBC
Ensemble / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer
[Exited for a while. Returned.]
Official Site | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: March 17


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Grady McLeod Bowman
*OBC
Ensemble / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer / Fight Captain
[Grady left the show for a while
(after Sun. Sep. 27, 2009) to do Wonderland;
Robbie Roby was his replacement during;
Grady returned Spring 2010.]

Dance Magazine Feature | IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: January 12


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Brad Bradley
*Later cast *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble
PlaybillIBDBBWW
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Stephen Carrasco
*Later cast
Swing
Official Site | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb


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Donna Lynne Champlin
*Later cast *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble / Lesley / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer / u/s Dead Mum
[Joined company May 2009; first show: Sat. matinee, Jun. 27, 2009.
Replaced Stephanie Kurtzuba during latter's maternity leave.
Stef returned early (eve shows only) due to DLC's stress fracture.
DLC came back November '09; Steph back to maternity leave.
Donna's final performance: Sun. Dec. 27, 2009,
after which Amber Stone took on "Lesley" role.]

Official Site | DLC's First Solo CD (Official) | Playbill | IBDb | ATW
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: January 21

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Cynthia Darlow
*Later Cast *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble / Grandma Stand-by
[Standby for "Grandma" during Carole Shelley's summer 2009 vacation.
Went on to originate "Grandma" in the Chicago production.]

IBDb | Playbill | BWW | IMDb
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: June 13, 1949


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Jeremy Davis
*Later Cast *has left the Broadway show
Swing
[Joined cast Summer 2010.
Note: Was in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels with Greg.
One of many images from Greg's DRS web cam.]

BWW | IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb


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Kyle DesChamps
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Swing / Acro Captain / u/s Older Billy / u/s Scottish Dancer
[Final performance 7:30 PM Sun. June 27, 2010.
Replacement: Michaeljon ("MJ") Slinger.]

Official Site | Playbill | Answers4Dancers Video
Google: NewsWeb

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E

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CK Edwards
*Later Cast Broadway debut
Ensemble / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer
[Replaces Darrell Grand Moultrie.]
YT: Tap Dancing 'Super Mario Theme' | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb


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David Eggers
*Later Cast *has left the Broadway show
Swing
[Joined cast Spring 2009.]
IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb


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J. Austin Eyer
*Later Cast *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble / Pit Supervisor / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer / u/s Tony
[Joined cast late Spring 2010.
Replaced Jeff Kready while Jeff replaced Will Chase as Tony through Summer 2010.
Next: 2nd National Tour, launching Oct. 30, 2010, Durham, NC.
His replacement is another Austin: - Austin Lesch.]

Playbill | IBDb | BWW
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F

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Tim Federle
*Later Cast
Dance Captain/ Swing
[Tim was dance captain for
the national search for Billy Elliot for the Broadway production.
He's covered Greg Graham's stuff when Greg's worked on Chicago production.]

BWW | IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
(Photo credit: © Walter McBride / Retna LTD)


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Eugene Flemming
*Later Cast *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble
Playbill | IBDb | BWW
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G

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Greg Graham
*OBC *has left the Broadway show*
Dance Captain / Swing / u/s Mr. Braithwaite
[Greg put in the Chicago production as
dance captain/assoc. choreographer, and in May 2010
was rehearsing the North Carolina production;
* Webmaster was told that he'll eventually return to the Broadway production.]

IBDb | Playbill | ATW | ATW 'In the Wings' Video
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: April 12


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Eric Gunhus
*OBC
Ensemble / u/s George / u/s Mr. Braithwaite
Official Site | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: September 17

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David Hibbard
*Later Cast *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer / u/s George / u/s Mr. Braithwaite
[Replaced Jamie Torcellini on Broadway.
Next went to 2nd National Tour.]

Playbill | IBDb | BWW | ATW 'In the Wings' Video with Greg Graham
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: June 21, 1965


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Rick Hilsabeck
*later cast *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble / Big Davey / Posh Dad / u/s Dad
[Rick filled when Donnie Kehr had surgery;
he later took over Daniel Oreskes' track after DO's 12/09 exit.]

Rick Hilsabeck - Painter | Playbill | BWW | IBDb
4dancers: 10 Questions (3/10)
Google: NewsWeb


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Joshua Horner
*Later Cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble / u/s Older Billy
[Original 'Older Billy' in Sydney, AU production.
Joined Broadway cast Spring 2009;
was with Broadway company several weeks while
Grant Turner recovered from injury/stress fracture.
Josh's final show: Sun. matinee, Aug. 23, 2009.]

Official Site | YT Channel (Watch "Backstage Fun at BE"
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: November 6, 1979

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Aaron Kaburick
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble
[Briefly left late June 2010.
Next went to 2nd National Tour.
Jimmy Smagula was/is his replacement.]

Official Site | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: June 18


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Donnie Kehr
*OBC Out of show
Ensemble / Posh Dad / u/s Dad
[*Sep. 5, 2010 update: We wish Donnie all the best, as he's
out due to his back, which hasn't healed from his
initial injury and surgery to correct inflamed spinal disks.)
Drew McVety takes over his track.]

Official Site | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: September 18


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Cara Kjellman
*OBC
Asst. Dance Captain / Swing
BWW | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: October 19
(Photo credit: BroadwayWorld.com)


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David Koch
*OBC
Character Swing
IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: January 5

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Stephanie Kurtzuba
*OBC
Ensemble / Lesley / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer
[Filled "Dead Mum" role May 4-Oct. 3(?), 2010.]
Official Site | Playbill | IBDb | BWW
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: March 20

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David Larsen
*OBC
Ensemble / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer / u/s Tony
BWW | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: April 23, 1980


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Austin Lesch
Later Cast
Ensemble / Pit Supervisor / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer / u/s Tony
[J. Austin Eyer's replacement.]
Playbill | BWW
Google: NewsWeb


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Alison Levenberg
Later Cast
Ensemble / Dance Captain
Official Site | Playbill | BWW
Google: NewsWeb


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Merle Louise
*OBC
Ensemble / u/s Grandma
BWW | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: April 15, 1934

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Drew McVety
Later Cast
Ensemble / Scab/Posh Dad / u/s Dad
[Takes over Donnie Kehr's track.
Drew is from Port Huron, MI and played the role
of "André" in the national tour of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.]

Suck It Up (Drew's Blog) | IBDb | IMDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
(Photo © Walter McBride/Retna)


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Darrell Grand Moultrie
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer
[Replacement: CK Edwards.]
Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: August 31

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Brad Nacht
Later Cast Broadway debut
Ensemble / Big Davey
[Began performances August 2010.]
Playbill
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O

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Daniel Oreskes
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble / Big Davey / u/s Dad
[Last show: Sun. Dec. 20, 2009.
His track was taken over by Rick Hilsabeck.]

IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: March 6

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Jayne Paterson
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble / Clipboard Woman / u/s Mrs. W. / u/s Dead Mum
Replacement: original cast member Liz Pearce; see below.]
BWW | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: November 28


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Liz Pearce
*OBC Broadway debut
Ensemble / Clipboard Woman / u/s Mrs. W. / u/s Dead Mum
[Formerly: Swing; Replaces Jayne Paterson; see above.
Natalie Wisdom takes over Liz' former Swing obligations.]

Official Site | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: December 4


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Patti Perkins
Later Broadway cast *has left the Broadway show
Grandma Standby
[Cast as "Grandma" in 2nd National Tour.]
BWW | IBDb | Playbill | IMDb
Google: NewsWeb

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Robbie Roby
*later cast
Swing
[Was Grady McLeod Bowman's replacement while he was out.]
Playbill | BWW
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S

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Matthew Serafini
*Later Cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Swing
[Joined cast late Fall 2009.
"Billy's Older Self" u/s in Australia.]

Playbill
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Michaeljon Slinger
*Later Cast *has left the Broadway show
Swing / u/s Older Billy
[Previously in Chicago BE production.
Began Broadway BE performances Mon. June 28, 2010.
Kyle DesChamp's replacement.]

Playbill | IBDb
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Jimmy Smagula
*Later Cast
Ensemble
[Began BE performances Mon. June 28, 2010.
Aaron Kaburick's replacement.]

Playbill | IBDb | BWW
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Ryan Steele
*Later Cast
Swing / u/s Older Billy
[BE debut was Fri. Jan. 21, 2011.]
Playbill | IBDb
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Amber Stone
*Later Cast *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble / Lesley
[First joined as fill-in for Stephanie Kurtzuba
during Steph's maternity leave (after Donna Champlin left).]

Playbill | BWW | IBDb
Google: NewsWeb

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Jamie Torcellini
*OBC *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer / u/s George
[Last show: Fri. Jun. 19, 2009. Replacement: David Hibbard.
Cast in the original Chicago BE production.]

IBDb | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: November 8


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Matt Trent
*Later Cast Broadway debut *has left the Broadway show
Ensemble / Expressing Yourself Dancer / u/s Older Billy
['Older Billy' in in Sydney, AU production. Joined Broadway cast Fall 2009.]
Playbill | 11/05 Sydney Morning Herald
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: November 6, 1979


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Grant Turner
*OBC
Ensemble / "Expressing Yourself" Dancer
BWW | Playbill
Google: NewsWeb
Birthday: August 10

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Natalie Wisdom
*later cast Broadway debut
Swing
[Natalie takes over Liz Pearce's former Swing role.]
Playbill
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