Cast

Broadway Cast

JEANNA DE WAAL

Diana
Broadway Cast

JEANNA DE WAAL

(Diana)

originated the title role of Diana, Princess of Wales at La Jolla Playhouse and at New York Stage and Film Powerhouse Theatre reading at Vassar College, directed by Christopher Ashley. On Broadway, de Waal starred as Lauren in Kinky Boots and as Heather in American Idiot. de Waal originated the role of Dawn in the A.R.T. production of Waitress by Sara Bareilles and the role of Mary Barrie in the A.R.T. production of Finding Neverland, both directed by Diane Paulus. Off Broadway, de Waal co-starred in the two-hander play, Orwell in America, at 59E59 Theatre and played Chris Hargensen in MCC Theatre’s reimagined production of Broadway’s Carrie. She is featured on the Carrie cast album released by Sh-K-Boom and Ghostlight Records. de Waal made her West End debut in the Queen musical We Will Rock You. Other notable credits include Glinda in the National Tour of Wicked and Janet in The Rocky Horror Show at The Old Globe. de Waal can be seen in the recurring role of Sophia in the Netflix/Marvel series “Iron Fist.” She was also a guest star on “The Jim Gaffigan Show” for TV Land. de Waal wrote, produced, directed and starred in Swept, a short film which won The Audience Choice Award at The New Filmmakers Festival, NY. She is the founder of Broadway Weekends, the first theater camp for adults led by Broadway performers. de Waal trained at the Arts Educational School, Tring Park and has a B.A. (Hons) degree from the Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts.

Broadway Cast

ROE HARTRAMPF

Prince Charles
Broadway Cast

ROE HARTRAMPF

(Prince Charles)

is set to make his Broadway debut this spring in Diana, starring as “Prince Charles” under the direction of Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley. He is reprising his role from La Jolla Playhouse’s pre-Broadway production. He previously appeared Off-Broadway in Second Stage’s production of The Bad Guys and Nobody Loves You opposite Rory O’Malley and Leslie Kritzer. His other theater credits include Classic Stage Company’s Unnatural Acts, Golden Age at The Kennedy Center (dir. Walter Bobbie) and at the PA Theater (dir. Austin Pendelton), as most recently as “Morrow McCarthy” in American Daughter directed by Evan Cabnet, at the Williamstown Theater Festival. Roe can currently be seen in a recurring arc on CBS’s “Madam Secretary”. His other television credits include Amazon’s “Red Oaks”, HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”, Netflix’s “The Get Down”, Hulu’s “Deadbeat”, and Starz’s “Power”. On screen, he previously appeared opposite Anna Gunn in the Sony feature film, Equity, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival and in the Netflix comedy Game Over Man!, produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, starring alongside Adam Devine as well as Anders Holm and Blake Anderson of Workaholics and also can be seen in Stephen King’s A Good Marriage (Reno Productions). Hartrampf studied at Stella Adler Studio and New York University, Tisch School of the Arts.

Broadway Cast

ERIN DAVIE

Camilla Parker Bowles
Broadway Cast

ERIN DAVIE

(Camilla Parker Bowles)

Broadway: Yvonne/Naomi in Sunday in the Park with George, Violet Hilton in Side Show, Rosa Bud in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Countess Charlotte Malcolm in A Little Night Music, Young Little Edie in Grey Gardens (Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut), Niki Harris in Curtains. Off-Broadway: The Glorious Ones (Lincoln Center Theatre); Eve Harrington in Applause (Encores). La Jolla Playhouse: Camilla Parker Bowles in the world premiere of Diana, Violet Hilton in Side Show. Tours: Swing!, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Guys and Dolls. She can be heard on cast albums: Sunday in the Park with George 2017 revival, Side Show revival, Grey Gardens, A Little Night Music revival, The Glorious Ones. TV: “Tales of the City”, “Orange Is the New Black”, “Law & Order”, “The Good Wife”. Film: Angelfish, King Jack, Easter Mysteries.

Broadway Cast

JUDY KAYE

Queen Elizabeth
Broadway Cast

JUDY KAYE

(Queen Elizabeth)

received the 2012 Tony Award, her second, (the first in 1988 as Carlotta in Phantom) as well as the Drama Desk, and the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her work as the high-flying Duchess Estonia Dulworth in Nice Work If You Can Get It. She was also nominated for Mamma Mia! and Souvenir. Ms. Kaye came to prominence playing Lily Garland in the original production of On The 20th Century. She twice received the Theater LA Ovation Award for her work in Ragtime and as the melodically challenged Florence Foster Jenkins in Souvenir. In a career spanning 5 decades, she has played theaters and concert halls across America and Europe in roles as diverse as Lucy Van Pelt, Rizzo, Maria Von Trapp, Emma Goldman, Mrs. Lovett, and Grandma Kurnitz in Lost in Yonkers. Her recent Broadway appearances include roles in Cinderella, Wicked and Anastasia. She played Eurydice in Orpheus In The Underworld, Musetta in La Boheme, and Lucy Lockett in The Beggar’s Opera at The Santa Fe Opera. She has sung with symphony orchestras throughout the US and Europe, and twice at the White House. Ms. Kaye has many recordings and is the voice of Kinsey Millhone in the Sue Grafton Alphabet Mystery Series for Random House Audio. For more information, see Judykaye.com.


Broadway Cast

Zach Adkins

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Zach Adkins

(Ensemble)

Broadway/Nat’l Tour: Anastasia, Kinky Boots. Stage: West Side Story (NCT), Grease (Pittsburgh CLO), Murder Ballad (Cleveland's Playhouse Square), Sweeney Todd (Idaho Shakespeare Festival), and Spring Awakening (Beck Arts, Broadway World Award). Love to Moose, CGF and his family. @zachmadkins

Broadway Cast

Tessa Alves

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Tessa Alves

(Ensemble)

Favorites. Broadway: Rock of Ages (u/s Sherrie/Justice/Regina), Escape to Margaritaville (Original cast), Beetlejuice (Original cast). Stratford Shakespeare Festival: Cabaret, West Side Story (u/s Anita). NA tour: Saturday Night Fever (Starring as Stephanie). Spiegelworld Circus: Empire (Lead singer). For all of this...I thank ALL OF YOU.

Broadway Cast

Ashley Andrews

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Ashley Andrews

(Ensemble)

US Credits: Resident Choreographer King Kong on Broadway. West End/UK Credits: An American in Paris; Jekyll and Hyde; Wicked; Billy Elliot; Chicago; Fame; High School Musical; Never Forget; Original Member of The McOnie Company and Associate Choreographer of current US Tour of Jesus Christ SuperStar.

Broadway Cast

Austen Danielle Bohmer

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Austen Danielle Bohmer

(Ensemble)

Broadway debut! Off-Broadway: Days of Rage (Second Stage). Barrington, Goodspeed, St. Louis Rep, Louise in Gypsy (Sacramento Music Circus opposite Carolee Carmello, Riverside, Engeman). Proud 2017 Webster Conservatory Acting graduate. RADA, London. Big love & gratitude to CGF, Telsey, and family. @austendanielle

Broadway Cast

Holly Ann Butler

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Holly Ann Butler

(Ensemble)

Broadway/Off-Broadway: Come From Away, On The Town, How to Succeed..., Grease, Happiness, Anyone Can Whistle. Tours: Evita, Shrek, Jersey Boys. Regional: Royal Family... (Barrington), Honeymooners (Papermill), Holiday Inn, Chorus Line (Muny). Film/TV: "Seaquest2032," "Figure It Out." Thanks to Chris, Ian, Kelly, Joe, David, & my Penguin.

Broadway Cast

Stephen Carrasco

Swing
Broadway Cast

Stephen Carrasco

(Swing)

Broadway: Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fiddler on the Roof, Kinky Boots, Ghost, Billy Elliot, White Christmas, and Wicked. Film/TV: "Modern Love" and "The Deuce." BFA Syracuse University. Love and thanks to Lee, the greatest husband on Earth. @StephenCarrasco

Broadway Cast

Bruce Dow

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Bruce Dow

(Ensemble)

Broadway: King Herod, Jesus Christ Superstar; The Music Man; Anything Goes; Jane Eyre. 12 seasons Stratford Festival. Regional: Midsummer Night's Dream, Funny Thing...Forum (STC, Helen Hayes Nomination); PIG; Of a Monstrous Child (Buddies, Dora Awards Best Actor/Best Actor Musical). AppleMusic/iTunes. @DowBruce www.brucedow.com

Broadway Cast

Richard Gatta

Swing
Broadway Cast

Richard Gatta

(Swing)

Broadway/Tour: Bright Star, Billy Elliot, R&H Cinderella, Fiddler, Pajama Game, Grease. NYC: Grand Hotel, Zorba. Regional: Huntington, 5th Ave, Pioneer, Ahmanson, Old Globe, ASF. NBCUniversal Upfront (Associate Stage Director). BS Business Economics, Empire State College. @richardgatta | www.richardgatta.com

Broadway Cast

Lauren E.J. Hamilton

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Lauren E.J. Hamilton

(Ensemble)

Broadway debut! Asè. Education: B.A. Drama/Dance (Spelman College). Off-Broadway: The Bubbly Black Girl... (NYCC). Regional: Something Rotten (Marriott Theatre), Beauty & The Beast (Paper Mill Playhouse), The Wiz (TUTS), The Wiz (OSF). Proudly represented by CESD. Love to my tribe. This is dedicated to you, Mom.

Broadway Cast

Emma Hearn

Swing
Broadway Cast

Emma Hearn

(Swing)

Broadway debut! First National Tour: Cats (Bombalurina). Off-Broadway: Nickel Mines. Regional: Pioneer Theatre Company, Music Theatre Wichita. Proud Texas State alum. Much love and thanks to Mom, Dad, Sophie, Chris, CGF and Telsey. @_emmahearn_

Broadway Cast

Shaye B. Hopkins

Swing
Broadway Cast

Shaye B. Hopkins

(Swing)

Broadway Debut! Regional: Diana. International: Margot in Legally Blonde, Rock Of Ages, Grease, The Boy from Oz, Georgy Girl. Film/TV: SNL, Tiffany Giles in Neighbours, Judith Chapman in The Doctor Blake Mysteries, The Singing Office, Orange. Love to Gareth, my Aussie Family, CGF, Marianne.

Broadway Cast

Andre Jordan

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Andre Jordan

(Ensemble)

is overjoyed to be making his Broadway debut with DIANA. National Tours: Shrek the Musical (Donkey), Legally Blonde (Carlos), Joseph...Dreamcoat (Zebulon). Regional: Working, Ain't Misbehavin, Mamma Mia, and Aida. Web Series: The Queens Project (YouTube). Instagram: @manchair5 and my dog @sparklesblayke. Love you mom!

Broadway Cast

Gareth Keegan

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Gareth Keegan

(Ensemble)

Broadway Debut! Regional: Diana (La Jolla Playhouse) The Who's Tommy (DCPA). International: Hugh Jackman Broadway to Oz, Jersey Boys, Next to Normal, We Will Rock You. TV: "The Good Fight," "Instinct," "Tommy." Love to Shaye, My Aussie Family, Station 3, Stewart Talent, Liz and Marianne.

Broadway Cast

Nathan Lucrezio

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Nathan Lucrezio

(Ensemble)

Broadway: Aladdin, Cinderella. Tour: A Chorus Line. Regional: Man of La Mancha (STC), DIANA (La Jolla). TV: "First Wives Club," "Smash." NYMF: The Last Word. Concert: Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway at W. BFA: Penn State. Love to BWA, and Telsey. Debut Cover Album: www.nathanlucrezio.com. @nathanlucrezio.

Broadway Cast

TomÁs Matos

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Tomás Matos

(Ensemble)

Broadway Debut, honey! Regional: DIANA (La Jolla Playhouse), West Side Story (Guthrie Theater), Newsies (Arena Stage), In the Heights (Pioneer Theater Company). A Staten Island native, Matos attended the renowned "FAME" high school. Love to his family, Danielle Mcnally, and his team at CTG. @tomatos_

Broadway Cast

Chris Medlin

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Chris Medlin

(Ensemble)

Broadway: Mean Girls (OBC). TV/Film: Isaac on "Sweet Magnolias" (Netflix). Select regional: Mean Girls (National Theatre), The Prom (Alliance Theatre), and has performed with Missy Elliott, Daft Punk, and Pharrell. All love and thanks to his family, this cast, team, TKO, and Telsey! @MrMedlin

Broadway Cast

Laura Stracko

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Laura Stracko

(Ensemble)

Broadway debut! Cruise: Cats (Grizabella). Tours: Damn Yankees, Christmas Carol. Regional: Mambo Italiano, Patsy Cline, Godspell, Bad Jews, & more. Gratitude to MCS theatre, Todd@ATB, Rachel Hoffman, & the Diana team! For my loving family & Mauro. laurastracko.com IG:@thisislaurastracko. Love others and don't give up.

Broadway Cast

Bethany Ann Tesarck

Ensemble
Broadway Cast

Bethany Ann Tesarck

(Ensemble)

is excited to bring this show to New York after developing the world premiere at La Jolla Playhouse. Broadway: Bye Bye Birdie, Gypsy. Favorites: Footloose (Kennedy Center), 42nd Street and Jerome Robbins (Muny). Love to my family, this team, the Mine, PUMT, Cory.

Creative

Creative Team

JOE
DiPIETRO

Book & Lyrics
Creative Team

JOE DiPIETRO

(Book & Lyrics)

The writing team of Joe DiPietro & David Bryan are best known for Memphis, which won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Musical, as well as for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations. Their much-produced rock 'n roll comedy The Toxic Avenger (Best off-Broadway musical, Outer Critics Circle Award) can be seen on BroadwayHD. DiPietro won the Drama Desk Award for Best Book for Nice Work If You Can Get It, and his plays and musicals have had thousands of productions around the world. Grammy winner David Bryan is the keyboardist and a founding member of Bon Jovi, who are still making new records, touring the world and were recently inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame. DiPietro & Bryan's next musical, Chasing the Song, had a wildly successful workshop production at LaJolla Playhouse and they're hoping to soon translate that into a wildly successful world premiere.

Creative Team

DAVID
BRYAN

Music & Lyrics
Creative Team

DAVID BRYAN

(Music & Lyrics)

The writing team of Joe DiPietro & David Bryan are best known for Memphis, which won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Musical, as well as for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations. Their much-produced rock 'n roll comedy The Toxic Avenger (Best off-Broadway musical, Outer Critics Circle Award) can be seen on BroadwayHD. DiPietro won the Drama Desk Award for Best Book for Nice Work If You Can Get It, and his plays and musicals have had thousands of productions around the world. Grammy winner David Bryan is the keyboardist and a founding member of Bon Jovi, who are still making new records, touring the world and were recently inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame. DiPietro & Bryan's next musical, Chasing the Song, had a wildly successful workshop production at LaJolla Playhouse and they're hoping to soon translate that into a wildly successful world premiere.

Creative Team

IAN
EISENDRATH

Music Supervisor, Arranger & Conductor
Creative Team

IAN EISENDRATH

(Music Supervisor, Arranger & Conductor)

is currently the Music Supervisor, Arranger and Conductor for Come From Away (Broadway, Toronto, London, Australia and the North American Tour). He received the 2019 Olivier Award for his work on Come From Away and was nominated for a 2018 Grammy for producing the Broadway cast album of Come From Away. Other credits include: A Christmas Story (Broadway & National Tour), A Christmas Story Live! (TV and Soundtrack), Music Supervisor and Director of New Work at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre from 2004-2016, and multiple seasons of The Nutcracker at Seattle’s Pacific Northwest Ballet. 5th Avenue Theatre credits include: Disney’s Aladdin (world premiere), A Room With A View (world premiere), Secondhand Lions (world premiere), Sunday in the Park With George (2008 revival production, directed by Sam Buntrock), On The Town, Cabaret, Into The Woods, West Side Story, Company, Sweeney Todd, Carousel, Titanic and Miss Saigon. Other regional: La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle Symphony, ACT, TUTS, Ordway, Casa Mañana, Ford’s Theatre, American Theatre San Jose. Ian is most passionate about supporting the development of new work and has thoroughly enjoyed his time developing new musicals at the Banff Center for the Arts, New York Stage & Film, the O’Neill Center and NAMT. Education: University of Michigan.

Creative Team

KELLY
DEVINE

Choreography
Creative Team

KELLY DEVINE

(Choreography)

is a leading director and choreographer and recently won the 2019 Olivier Award for Best Choreography for Come From Away. Choreography: Broadway: Come From Away (2017 Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle nominations; 2019 Olivier Award Winner: Best Choreography); Rocky (2014 Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations); Rock of Ages (West End, UK Tour, Toronto, and Australia); Dr. Zhivago; Escape to Margaritaville. Off-Broadway: Rock of Ages, Fat Camp, Toxic Avenger, Frankenstein, Anne Wrecksick. International: Rocky (Germany), Dr. Zhivago (Australia, Korea), Cabaret, Romeo and Juliet (Stratford Shakespeare Festival). Opera: Faust (directed by Des McAnuff, NY Met & London ENO), Wozzeck (San Diego Opera). Regional: Diana (world premiere La Jolla Playhouse), Come From Away, Peter and the Starcatcher (La Jolla production for Disney Theatricals), A Christmas Story (Seattle’s 5th Avenue and Kansas City Rep), Private Fittings, Toxic Avenger, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. TV: “Katy Keene,” “Modern Love,” "Mozart in the Jungle," "Wormwood," “Dear Dumb Diary”. Film: Detroit (directed by Kathryn Bigelow), The Upside (Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman, Bryan Cranston), Happy Texas. Kelly has several projects in development as director and choreographer including a new musical with David Foster.

Creative Team

CHRISTOPHER
ASHLEY

Direction
Creative Team

CHRISTOPHER ASHLEY

(Direction)

has served as La Jolla Playhouse’s Artistic Director since October 2007. During his tenure, he has helmed the Playhouse’s productions of The Squirrels, Hollywood, The Darrell Hammond Project, Chasing the Song, His Girl Friday, Glengarry Glen Ross, A Dram of Drummhicit, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Restoration, as well as the musicals Escape to Margaritaville, Xanadu, Memphis, which won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, and Come From Away, for which he won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Director of a Musical. He also spearheaded the Playhouse’s Without Walls (WOW) series, the DNA New Work Series and the Resident Theatre program. Prior to joining the Playhouse, he directed the Broadway productions of Xanadu (Drama Desk nomination), All Shook Up and The Rocky Horror Show (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations), as well as the Kennedy Center Sondheim Celebration productions of Sweeney Todd and Merrily We Roll Along. Other New York credits include: Blown Sideways Through Life, Jeffrey (Lucille Lortel and Obie Awards), The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, Valhalla, Regrets Only, Communicating Doors, Wonder of the World, Bunny Bunny, The Night Hank Williams Died and Fires in the Mirror (Lucille Lortel Award), among others. Mr. Ashley also directed the feature films Jeffrey and Lucky Stiff, as well as the American Playhouse production of Blown Sideways Through Life for PBS. Mr. Ashley is the recipient of the Princess Grace Award, the Drama League Director Fellowship and an NEA/TCG Director Fellowship.

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