Bradley Gibson (Hercules) has appeared on Broadway in A Bronx Tale and played Simba in Disney’s The Lion King. He plays Tyler Robinson on the new hit Netflix series “Partner Track.” He can also be seen recurring as Everett on three seasons of “Powerbook III: Ghost” (STARZ) and as Joe on the first season of “Kung-Fu” (CW). Last summer he appeared in the feature film Fire Island (Fox Searchlight) with Bowen Yang.
Shuler Hensley (Hades) can currently be seen in the Tony Award-nominated revival of The Music Man at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre. Most recently he appeared in the Tony Award–winning The Ferryman at the Jacobs. Other Broadway credits include No Man’s Land (also with Berkeley Repertory Theatre) and Waiting for Godot, in repertory, opposite Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, and Billy Crudup; The Monster in Young Frankenstein (also the U.S. National Tour); Kerchak in Tarzan; Jud Fry in Oklahoma! opposite Hugh Jackman (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Olivier Awards); and Javert in Les Misérables. Recently seen in the musical adaptation of Twelfth Night (The Public Theater), as The Monster in the London premiere of Young Frankenstein, the U.K. premiere of Sam Hunter’s The Whale (Theatre Royal Bath), and the New Group’s production of Sweet Charity opposite Sutton Foster. Off-Broadway: Assassins (NY City Center Encores!), Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical (Madison Square Garden), Carousel (Avery Fisher Hall with the New York Philharmonic), The Most Happy Fella and Fiorello! (NY City Center Encores!), The Whale (Lucille Lortel and Obie Awards; Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, and Drama Desk nominations), Sweet and Sad (Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble), That Hopey Changey Thing, and The Great American Trailer Park Musical. Additional credits include the Kennedy Center’s production of The Guardsman, directed by Gregory Mosher; Ghost Brothers of Darkland County (Alliance Theatre); and The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera (Hamburg). Opera appearances include Wozzeck (Curtis Institute of Music) and Regina (Kennedy Center). Shuler has also performed with the New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, and the New World Symphony Orchestra. Television: “Murder of a President,” “Shades of Blue,” “Elementary,” “Banshee,” “The Americans,” “Ed,” “Deadline,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.” Film: The Greatest Showman, After.Life, The Legend of Zorro, and Van Helsing. Proud Equity member. Shuler is also the namesake of the Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards and is Artistic Director of City Springs Theatre Company in Atlanta.
James Monroe Iglehart (Phil) is multi-award-winning actor from stage and screen. Most recently James performed the classic role of Nathan Detroit in Guys & Dolls at the Kennedy Center. You may have seen James on Broadway in such shows as Hamilton in the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson, Chicago as Billy Flynn, and the Broadway hit Freestyle Love Supreme. He is known most for his Tony Award-winning performance as Genie in the Broadway hit Disney’s Aladdin. He has also been seen on TV in shows like Netflix’s “Maniac” (recurring), “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (recurring), “Gotham,” “Elementary,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” and the Disney+ movie Disenchanted. He has had two sold-out runs at 54Below and Carnegie Hall, and concerts around the country. He has had the pleasure of lending his voice to many animated characters including Lance Strongbow in Disney’s “Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventures” and Taurus Bulba in Disney’s “DuckTales,” “Vampirina,” “Elena of Avalor,” “Helluva Boss,” “Blue’s Clues,” “Sesame Street,” and two upcoming programs for Disney, “Super Kitties” and “Kiff.” He is a self-proclaimed animation, comic book and pro wrestling nerd. James has also written three comic book stories for Marvel Comics and is one of the co-hosts of the Marvel Comic podcast “This Week in Marvel” on SirusXM and wherever you listen to podcasts. When he’s not on stage he’s usually watching Pro Wrestling or Disney+ while just chilling out with his wife of over 20 years, Dawn.
Isabelle McCalla (Meg) originated the role of Alyssa Greene in The Prom. She also previously starred as Jasmine in Aladdin both on Broadway and the North American Tour. Paper Mill credits include Yvette in Clue and Patty in Beehive. Additional regional credits include Ariel Moore in Footloose at the Kennedy Center and Tink in Fly at La Jolla Playhouse. TV credits include “Bull” (CBS), “And Just Like That” (HBO), “Law & Order,” (NBC), and upcoming in “Extrapolations” (AppleTV+) She is currently on tour with Disney Princess – The Concert. @izzymccalla
Broadway: Bright Star, A Class Act, How to Succeed… (1995), Damn Yankees (1994), 3 Penny Opera (1989), Into the Woods (1987). Off Broadway: Murder for Two (Lortel Award nomination). TV/Film: Succession, Pose, The Blacklist, Mr. Robot, Fosse/Verdon, Madam Secretary, The Big Sick, The Detour, 30 Rock, The Good Wife, Joseph…Dreamcoat, Will & Grace, Law & Order, Sweeney Todd and Candide (PBS/NY Philharmonic). Composer: Urban Cowboy (Tony nomination), Scaffolding, I’ve Been Played: Alysha Umphress Swings Jeff Blumenkrantz; Fred Ebb Award; songs recorded by Audra McDonald, Sutton Foster, Victoria Clark, and others. www.jeffblumenkrantz.com
Is thrilled to make his Paper Mill Playhouse debut! Previously, Reggie played Iago in the first North American tour of Disney’s Aladdin and on Broadway, and the Duke of Weselton in Frozen—Live at the Hyperion. Recent TV/film credits include Call Me Kat, Raya and the Last Dragon, and recurring as Sous Chef Paul on Mom, Guillermo #2 on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Shep in the Pup Star films on Netflix. Next, he’ll voice the recurring role of Manny Dalisay in Fright Krewe for DreamWorks Animation TV. All love and thanks to God, Mom, Dad, and Katie! www.reggiedeleon.com
Is so excited to be a part of this iconic production! Paper Mill debut! Broadway: Chicago (Mama Morton), Mrs. Doubtfire (Wanda Sellner), Waitress (Becky), Side Show (Fortune Teller). Off Broadway: Disaster! (Lavora). Tours: Dreamgirls (Effie White), The Color Purple (Darlene). Regional: Ain’t Misbehavin at Portland Center Stage; Kiss Me, Kate at Hartford Stage Company (Hattie); The Wiz (Evillene). 1 Corinthians 13:4-8
This is truly a dream come true! TV: NBC’s New Amsterdam, NBC’s Rise, Orange Is the New Black. Broadway: Be More Chill, Waitress. Off Broadway: Jerry Springer: The Opera (Lucille Lortel Award), The Life, Invisible Thread, Cabin in the Sky. Selected other theater: The Devil Wears Prada: The Musical, Dreamgirls, Live from Lincoln Center: Sweeney Todd. If you’re reading this, I want you to know that you matter! I am grateful for YOU! Please accept my offering of song as thanks! @iamtiffanymann
Recently Trixie/Eddie in The Tattooed Ladies (Philadelphia Theatre Co.); Celie in The Color Purple (Muny); Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Barrington Stage—NY Times Critic’s Pick); Jo in Afterwords (5th Avenue); Sophie, Mrs. Greer, and Perkins in Annie Live! (NBC); Dotty in the Broadway revival of Caroline, or Change; and Nurse Norma in Waitress. Recurring on NBC’s New Amsterdam as Dr. Phylicia Elder and on CBS’s The Good Fight as Opal. Featured in seven Broadway hits, one West End hit, a couple of Off Broadway hits, tons of regional theater, and has sung with many artists. Creator of #HelloBeautifulSpirits. Nominated for a Helen Hayes Award, Alliance Award, and AUDELCO Award. Asé.
Is a multidisciplinary artist, discoverer, and lover of culture. Her Broadway credits include Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, The Book of Mormon, and Amélie. This one is for the incredible black women who change the world through storytelling! Find her online: @destineeRea.
Broadway: Company, Ain’t Too Proud (original Broadway cast, Grammy-nominated album), Beautiful (original Broadway cast, Grammy-winning album), Sister Act (original Broadway cast, Deloris u/s, Deloris in the first national tour), Hair, Finian’s Rainbow, Avenue Q (Gary Coleman). Select regional: Ain’t Too Proud (Berkeley Rep, Kennedy Center), Anything Goes (Reno at Goodspeed), Hairspray (Paper Mill), Dreamgirls (Lorrell at Marriott Theatre), Hair (Dionne at Arizona Theatre Company). TV: Helpsters (Apple TV+), Rescue Me (Sony/FX). Scott occasionally has the honor of singing Whitney Houston’s best hits with symphonies nationwide in Windborne’s Music of Whitney Houston. BM in Music Business/Management (Berklee College of Music). Thank God, Nicolosi, Rich, and family.
As a Paper Mill Playhouse Conservatory alum of 2010, Kathryn is excited to be back home on the Paper Mill stage! She has since appeared on Broadway in Aladdin, Wicked, and the recent revival of Company. In 2020 and 2021, she was a featured artist in Paper Mill’s outdoor cabaret series. Her proudest accomplishment was the release of her debut album, Something Real, in 2019, now available on all streaming platforms. Other credits include TV/Film: “Our Cartoon President,” “Elementary.” Many thanks to Paper Mill staff for championing me, the Hercules team, Headline Talent, and my parents! @kathryndallison
Broadway: 1776 revival. National Tours: Elf, The Color Purple. TV: “Manifest,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Search Party,” “High Maintenance,” “Living with Yourself.” Former NYC Public School music teacher. Big thanks to Tara Rubin and Felicia Rudolph, and of course the entire Hercules creative team!!! @akayedaniel
Is thrilled to be in the cast of Hercules and returning to Paper Mill Playhouse, where she originated the role of Rosina in A Bronx Tale: The Musical and launched the 25th Anniversary Production of Les Misérables. Broadway: A Bronx Tale, Les Misérables, Tony-nominated Leap of Faith. TV: Hallmark’s Holiday Spectacular. Film: Looks That Kill and Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman. Lucia has performed at Radio City, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center with such notables as Elton John, Liza Minnelli, and Mariah Carey. A proud member of the Tony-honored and Grammy-winning Broadway Inspirational Voices. For my Bella.
Broadway/National Tour/NY: Motown: The Musical (Smokey Robinson—NAACP Award nominee); Scandalous; Mary Poppins; Good Vibrations; Mamma Mia!; Xanadu; Fame on 42nd Street. Regional: Stephen Sondheim’s Being Alive, Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Paper Mill Playhouse). Jesse has sung with Mariah Carey and Shania Twain at Madison Square Garden, Jason Mraz at Radio City Music Hall, and Patti LaBelle and Joe Pesci. BFA in Musical Theatre from University of Michigan. Jesse is also the founder of The Broadway Boys, touring the world adding pop/funk/gospel to traditional musical theater tunes to redefine the Broadway sound. @touringbwayboy
OBC: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (u/s Mary Jane); King Kong, Diana the Musical, the revivals of David Henry Hwang’s M Butterfly and Lincoln Center’s The King & I. Off-Broadway: David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu at Signature Theatre and Soft Power at The Public Theater. Original Tours/Sit-downs: Wicked, We Will Rock You, Aida (u/s Amneris), West Side Story. Other favorites: JOY the Musical, Guys and Dolls (Mimi) at The Kennedy Center, Other World (Tiger Shrike), Pirates of Penzance (Kate), Fame the Musical. TV/Film: “Mozart in the Jungle,” “Modern Love,” Isn’t It Romantic, “Estella Scrooge,” “The Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert.” Grateful to loved ones & to God, from whom all blessings flow. @dragonfly02
Is thrilled to return to Paper Mill after performing in Smokey Joe’s Cafe in 2010 (Fred). He is currently playing Jafar in Aladdin on Broadway and will return in the spring! Other Broadway: Annie (2012 revival); Leap of Faith; Shrek: The Musical; The Apple Tree (2006 revival); The Wedding Singer; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Wonderful Town (2004 revival); Man of La Mancha. Other NYC: the Encores! productions of Stairway to Paradise, Faust, and Cabin in the Sky; Jerry Springer: The Opera (Carnegie Hall). TV/Film: Across the Universe, Tales of the City. Also a longtime member of Broadway Inspirational Voices. Enjoy!
Is excited to be back at Paper Mill after previously spreading the love last summer in Sister Act! It’s been a joy to be a part of Hercules since its first performance at the Delacorte and to see it come to life once again! Regional favorites: Man of La Mancha (Aldonza, Capital Repertory Theatre), Les Misérables (Fantine, Moonlight Amphitheatre), and How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Mama Who, The Old Globe). She is a voiceover/recording artist and sings with the Tony-honored Broadway Inspirational Voices gospel choir. Her proudest accomplishment is being mommy to Violet! Enjoy the show! @annefraserthomas52
Has been seen on Broadway in Kinky Boots; Big Fish; Priscilla: Queen of the Desert; and the 2009 revival of West Side Story. He has been the associate choreographer for Susan Stroman’s Merry Widow as well as the Priscilla: Queen of the Desert first national tour, Norwegian Cruise Line, and New Zealand productions. TV/Film credits include HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “America’s Got Talent,” and the Tony Awards. This is Joshua’s Paper Mill debut. Much love to my husband and Dolly!
A proud Maryland native, Marcus received his BS in Family and Consumer Sciences at North Carolina A&T State University. His career began with iLuminate from the hit TV series “America’s Got Talent;” his choreography debuted in their Off-Broadway show, Artist of Light. He has worked with top choreographers Tanisha Scott, Rich + Tone Talauega, Nick Kenkel, and Gil Duldulao. His commercial performance credits include Janet Jackson, Rihanna, Lizzo, Jennifer Hudson, Mariah Carey, and more. He is featured in the movie Isn’t It Romantic alongside Rebel Wilson and in the musical film In the Heights. He dedicates everything to his mom.
(he/him/his) Paper Mill Playhouse debut! He was last seen on stage at Berkeley Rep in the world premiere of Goddess. Stage highlights: the world-premiere, pre-Broadway run of The Karate Kid (Stages St. Louis); The Tap Dance Kid (Encores!); Fosse/Verdon’s Sweet Gwen Suite for Fall for Dance (NYCC). Broadway: Hello, Dolly! revival; Cats revival as Mr. Mistoffelees. Off Broadway: Alice by Heart(MCC). Tour: Hugh Jackman’s “The Man. The Music. The Show.” TV: Netflix’s Halston, 43rd Kennedy Center Honors (CBS), NBC’s Annie Live!, Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Big City Adventure (Paramount+). Love to Lakey Wolff & Co. and my family. @zachdestyn
Is thrilled to be a part of Paper Mill and Disney’s Hercules! Recently he made his Off Broadway debut in the world premiere of the New Group’s Black No More choreographed by Bill T. Jones. Favorite credits include Zoltan Karpathy in Michael Arden’s production of My Fair Lady choreographed by Chase Brock at Bay Street Theater, Sergei in Matilda at the Muny, Action in West Side Story at Signature Theatre in DC (Helen Hayes nomination), and Ernst in Spring Awakening at the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma. A Colorado native, Ryan is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. YoungArts alumnus. Thank you, Mom.
This is Kendall’s debut at Paper Mill Playhouse. She’s a Commercial Dance major at Pace University. She has trained with the Ailey School, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Debbie Allen Dance Academy, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, and the Broadway Collective, solidifying her “triple threat” persona. Her theater performances include A Chorus Line (Sheila Bryant), Chicago(Velma Kelly), and Little Shop of Horrors (Ronnette). Kendall has appeared on Lifetime’s Bring It, Bounce TV’s Trumpet Awards, and GPB’s Shuler Awards. Kendall’s love for the arts fuels her commitment to inspire through theater, television, and film, connecting with audiences all over the world.
Is a vocal performance graduate of Kennesaw State University, repping her Atlanta friends and fam! National Tour: Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations. Recently seen in readings: Marian Musical as Alberta Hunter and A Sign of the Times. Regional credits include West Side Story as Anita (City Springs Theatre); Becoming Nancy, Ever After, and Paige in Full (Alliance Theatre); Hairspray as a Dynamite (City Springs Theatre). So excited to stand by for some of the greatest vocal moments a show could have. Follow @ChaniMaisonet.
Paper Mill debut! Film: Maxie in West Side Story directed by Steven Spielberg. Broadway: West Side Story, On The Town (Ivy Smith u/s), and Carousel. Other NYC credits include American Dance Machine at the Joyce Theater and numerous shows for New York City Center’s Encores! series, such as Little Me and High Button Shoes. TV: “Smash,” “Fosse/Verdon,” “The Deuce.” Choreographer / teacher for studios, training programs, and performing arts schools across the country including two of New York City’s premier dance studios, Broadway Dance Center and Steps On Broadway. Follow her on Instagram: @skye_mattox.
A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, and is excited to make his Paper Mill Debut. Regional: Songs for a New World, the premiere production of Funked Up Fairy Tales (Depot Theatre), The King and I, Cinderella, Babes in Toyland, The Wiz, Black Journey, Doo Wop Love, Diva Diaries. He is an AUDELCO Award nominee. He has performed background on Pitch Black Entertainment/Sony Records, and he is a proud member of Broadway Inspirational Voices. Thank you creative team on all levels, cast, crew, and casting. Thanks to my management, Ingrid French and crew. Love is love is love. Follow me: @jwmsoul.
A versatile artist, performing across mediums and genres. She earned her BFA at Fordham/Ailey, was a member of Philadanco, and performed in American Dance Machine’s inaugural season. In the classical realm, she was in Rigoletto at the Metropolitan Opera and was featured in San Francisco Symphony’s A Jazz Symphony. Broadway: Follies, After Midnight, Shuffle Along. TV credits include HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” Netflix’s A Very Murray Christmas, and appearances on “The Tonight Show” and “SNL.” Erin can be seen in the finale of “Fosse/Verdon” on FX, season 3 of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tick, Tick…Boom!. @mooregranola
Is thrilled to be making his Paper Mill debut in this dream of a production! JJ is an NYC-based Broadway actor and content creator. Broadway: The Book of Mormon. Select regional: world premiere of Bliss at the 5th Avenue Theatre; Sky in Mamma Mia! at Flat Rock Playhouse; Cape Playhouse; The Rev Theatre Co.; the Muny; Pittsburgh CLO; the TikTok musicals For You, Paige and Ratatouille. BFA: Elon University. Huge gratitude to team Disney, team Paper Mill, his agents at CGF Talent, Paul at Select Management, and his family. Connect with JJ on Instagram/TikTok @jjniemann. Enjoy the show!
Happy to be back since The Color Purple in 2018. Favorite credits include Broadway: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical; Hairspray. National Tours: The Color Purple revival, Hairspray, Mamma Mia! (Las Vegas). TV/Film: “FBI,” “Bull,” “Manifest,” “Blue Bloods,” “The Blacklist,” “Private Life” (Netflix); 12 national commercials. Thanks to my reps at Bloc. And to Nathan and Dash, always in all ways. Instagram and TikTok: @GabzReid
Received his BFA in Musical Theatre from Coastal Carolina University before making his Broadway debut in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. Adam has also been seen in Pippin on Broadway, Grand Hotel at Encores!, and the Broadway National Tours of Miss Saigon and Dirty Dancing. He most recently finished codirecting/choreographing Broadway Backwards, and he has original music available on all streaming platforms. Many thanks to Hudson Artists Agency and Tara Rubin Casting! @adamant9
Paper Mill Playhouse debut! Broadway/National Tour: Disney’s The Lion King, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Rent. Off-Broadway: Disney’s Hercules (NYSF world premiere), Einstein’s Dreams, The Apple Boys, Fugitive Songs, Emma. Countless regional and workshop credits. In addition to performing, Ben is a professor of music theory at NYU Tisch (New Studio on Broadway). He is also the worship director for Hope East Village and the associate music director for the Tony Honor recipient Broadway Inspirational Voices. Thanks to Lear, Koz, Chase, Tanisha, and Chloë. Additional thanks to his agent Jackie, his wife Sarah, and his family. @therealbenroseberry
A Midwestern native who moved to NYC in 2015 to pursue a performance career. She graduated from Pace University’s BFA Commercial Dance program in 2019, but not before joining two Broadway casts, Head Over Heels and Mean Girls. She also has camera experience, including an appearance on “SNL” and work for Adidas. Her last appearance at Paper Mill was in The Sting in 2018. Special thanks goes to Clear Talent Group and her forever supportive family and friends. For samples of her work, please check out her website, www.chrisnshep.com. Instagram: @xtineresidency
Is so excited to make her Paper Mill Playhouse debut! Broadway: Girl from the North Country. Regional: world premiere of The Royal Family of Broadway(Barrington Stage Company); Anything Goes (Goodspeed); Hair (Geva); The Marvelous Wonderettes (St. Louis Rep); Grease (MSMT); The Fantasticks (Forestburgh Playhouse). Education: Emerson College. Thank you for everything, Mikey! Love to Mom, Dad, Silvio, Domenick, and Mylo.
Originally hails from Virginia Beach, VA. He feels so much joy making his Paper Mill Playhouse debut while being a part of this dream of a show! Broadway: MJ: The Musical (Jermaine Jackson, original Broadway cast). He holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Point Park University. Asé and to God! @lamontwalkerii