(Huey) Broadway credits include originating the role of Roger in the Off-Broadway, Broadway, and London productions of Rent. He also originated the role of Radames in Disney’s Aida by Elton John and Tim Rice. Adam played the final Emcee in the Sam Mendes/ Rob Marshall production of Cabaret. Other highlights include starring as Freddy Trumper in Chess alongside Josh Groban and Idina Menzel at Royal Albert Hall. Adam thanks Cybele, Lennon, and Monte.
(Felicia) 2010 Tony Nominee, Drama Desk Award Winner, Outer Critics Circle Award Winner, Drama League Award Nominee for her role in Memphis, is thrilled to have originated the role of Felicia Farrell earning an IRNE Award Nomination and San Francisco Bay Area Critics Nomination for her performance. Broadway: The Color Purple (Celie / Nettie). Numerous regional theatre credits including an IRNE Award (for the role of Aida), and a Helen Hayes Nomination (Timoune / Once On This Island). TV: “Law & Order,” “Guiding Light,” “Wonderful World of Disney.” Commercial campaigns include: Charmin, Subway, Verizon, Wishbone, McDonald’s. Bachelor Fine Arts from Florida State University. www.montegoglover.com
(Gator). B’way: The ORIGINAL Mitch Mahoney in …Spelling Bee (Drama desk award, Broadway.com award), TONY Nominated Alan Meinken and Doug Wright’s Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Jetsam). Other credits: co-creator of WORDS! at The Tank NYC, AIDA (Mereb) at North Shore Music Theater, Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Adrian) at Pioneer Playhouse. TV credits: “59th Annual Tony Awards” and “The Today Show”. Derrick has a B.A. in biology from Hampton University. A New York resident, Derrick calls Yokota Air Base his home.
J. BERNARD CALLOWAY
(Delray) Broadway debut! Off-Broadway: Henry in The Good Negro (The Public Theatre, Pulitzer Prize nomination). Regional: Memphis ( La Jolla Playhouse & Seattle 5th Ave. Theatre), Marty in Dreamgirls (The Fox Theatre), Cratchit in A Christmas Carol, Othello in Othello, and Boy Willie in Piano Lesson. TV/Film: “Law & Order”, “Rescue Me”, “One Life to Live”, “All My Children”. Film: Sgt. Moran in The Taking of Pelham 123. For my amazing life with my wife, Carmen.
(Mama) Most recently appeared in the Alley Theatre’s The Toxic Avenger, written by Memphis creators Joe DiPietro and David Bryan. Previously, Off Broadway, she received Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics, and Lortel nominations for her role. Other Broadway credits include: Fiddler on the Roof, Urinetown (Tony Nomination, Best Actress), Sunday in the Park with George, Anything Goes, Triumph of Love, Evita, others. Appeared Off Broadway most notably in works by playwright David Ives. Received Drama Desk, Lortel nominations for Polish Joke. Won an Obie in John Epperson’s My Deah. Vocal/acting coach. Attended The University of Kansas/The Juilliard School.
(Mr. Simmons) Eighteenth B’way show. A sampling: All Shook Up; Phantom; Caroline, Or Change; Oklahoma!; Putting It Together; The Capeman; Titanic; Crazy For You; Me and My Girl; Mastergate; Sunday In The Park; and Baby… Off-B’way: Assassins; A New Brain. TV: “Law and Order”(s).
(Bobby) has been with Memphis for 5 years and is excited that made it to Broadway. Credits: the Lion The Wiz (Encores!), …Spelling Bee (Broadway), Porgy & Bess (Oakland EB Symphony), It Ain’t Nothing but the Blues (Theatreworks, Ca), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (AMT San Jose). Television: The Electric Company (Silent E soloist). Hip Hop Improv group Freestyle Love Supreme. I thank God for this blessing. And to my wife Dawn, my heart! jamesmonroeiglehart.webs.com
(Ensemble, u/s Gator) B’way debut! He has performed with the New York City Ballet, Suzanne Farrell Ballet and comes direct from The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Thanks GOD and the STRONG support of family and friends! Mommie we MADE IT! Joshua 1:9 http://www.dariusbarnes.com
(Ensemble) is proud to be back in Memphis where she made her Broadway debut! Broadway: Book of Mormon, Baby It’s You! Off Broadway: Avenue Q. National Tours: Mamma Mia!, Rent. Proud graduate, University of Miami. Always in debt to Rachel Hoffman and The Mine. Much love to Mom, Dad, Eva and my friends and family. www.ericadorfler.com
Carmen Shavone Borders
(Ensemble) A North Carolina native, she built the foundation of her professional career with the Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble. She is honored and proud to make her Broadway debut with Memphis. Proverbs 3:5-6. Thanks be to God.
Sam J. Cahn
(Ensemble) Most recently played Chistery in Wicked on Broadway, a role he played in the original production of Wicked in Japan. He was also seen in the 75th anniversary production of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Appeared in Céline Dion’s A New Day in Las Vegas and for Céline Dion at the World Music Awards. Backup dancer for Deborah Cox and can be seen in A Christmas Carol alongside Jim Carrey. Thanks to family and friends for the love and support!
Preston W. Dugger III
(Ensemble) Preston, a Washington D.C. native, has had an extensive career performing with Ballet Companies all across the nation from Dance Theatre Of Harlem to Ballet San Jose and is very excited to make his Broadway debut with Memphis.
Betsy Struxness (Ensemble) is thrilled to rejoin her Memphis family. Broadway: Leap of Faith; Wicked. Tours: Wicked (San Francisco, Chicago); All Shook Up; Oklahoma! BFA: Dance from Juilliard. Thanks to the JYD crew, DDO, Telsey, my family, Matt Farnsworth, and Bryan.
Lauren Lim Jackson
(Ensemble)Broadway: Wonderland, Finian’s Rainbow. Off-Broadway: The Wiz (Encores!). Regional: Rocky Horror Show(Old Globe), Wonderland (Straz Center), Memphis (La Jolla, 5th Ave), HSM2 (TOTS). Tour: West Side Story World Tour. Film/TV: “Smash”, “The Smurfs”, “Mrs. Santa Claus”. Harvard graduate. Thanks to The Mine, family, and VIO.
(Ensemble, u/s Delray, Bobby). Broadway: Baby It’s You! Regional: The Threepenny Opera, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Big River, Jelly’s Last Jam. Education: MFA in acting, Yale School of Drama 2009; BA in economics, Morehouse College. Proud member of Broadway Inspirational Voices. Here’s to you (always), Mrs. Robinson!
(Ensemble) is thrilled to join Memphis! Broadway: Wicked, Footloose. Off-Broadway: Fame. 1st National Tour: Rock of Ages (Waitress #1 u/s Sherrie). TV: “Bye Bye Birdie” (Sad face Girl). Film: Rock of Ages. Much love to my amazing family, MSA, and Tommy for all their support.
(Swing) Broadway debut!!! Sasha is elated to join Memphis! Regional: Lyric OK, Music Theatre Wichita. OCU grad! Love to God for undeserved blessings and to family, friends and teachers for unending support. Thanks to CTG, Rachel and Telsey Casting. Rom. 8:28
(Ensemble) This is Tyrone’s 3rd Broadway show since making his debut a year ago in Peter Schaffer’s Equus followed by Disney’s The Little Mermaid. National: The Lion King, Aida, Gloria Estefan. Regional: Wicked, Ray Charles Live. Love to his family, friends.
(Ensemble, Swing) Broadway debut! National Tours: A Chorus Line (Don, understudy for Zach). Regional Theatre: The MUNY, West Virginia Public Theatre. A graduate of The University of Michigan, B.F.A. in Musical Theatre…GO BLUE! Enormous Thanks to the MEMPHIS family, Rachel and Telsey Casting, and the incredible team at The Mine. For Mom and Dad.
Candice Monet McCall
(Swing) Broadway debut! Has performed with Ballet Hispanico, Theatre Fleur de Lis, Forces of Nature Dance Theater and Eleone Dance Theater. Film/Print: 2009 Documentary Every Little Step, The Great Observer, 2007 Ascis spring campaign.
(Ensemble) Broadway – Bye Bye Birdie, Les Miserables, Side Show, Mamma Mia. Off Broadway – Forbidden Broadway. Regional – Annie get your Gun – Buffalo Bill, Man of La Mancha – Cervantes/Don Quixote, Zhivago – Komarofsky, Adrift in Macao – Mitch Boonton, Lucky Duck – Wolf. Radio City – Santa. T.V. – All My Children – Barney Paulson.
(Ensemble) Broadway: MAMMA MIA! National Tour: Mamma Mia! Regional: Little Shop of Horrors (Penobscot Theatre); Platforms (NYMF). Love to Mum, Dad, Dede and Blake. Deepest gratitude to my family, friends, and teachers for all the hugs and encouragement. Many thanks to Telsey+Company, Talentworks, AEA!
(Ensemble) is honored to be making his Broadway debut with Memphis! National Tour: A Chorus Line (Mike), Cats (Tumblerutus). Regional: West Side Story, Grease, Swing, The Daisy Bradford 3 and Hair, among others. Special thanks to his tender friends, and his amazing, amazing family!
(Ensemble) Broadway: A Little Night Music (u/s Carl-Magnus, Frid), 9 to 5 (u/s Joe, Dwayne), Young Frankenstein (u/s The Monster), All Shook Up (u/s Chad). Off-Broadway: The Kid. National Tour: Spamalot (u/s King Arthur, Lancelot, & Bedevere). TV: “Ugly Betty.” Film: Across the Universe. Love to family, H & H!
(Ensemble) Broadway: La Cage Aux Folles, Oklahoma, Swing, On The Twentieth Century, and Funny Girl. Other Credits Include: The Will Rogers Follies (Gateway Playhouse), Camelot (Lincoln Center w/ NY Philharmonic), All Shook Up (1st Nat’l Tour), Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and West Side Story (European Tour).
(Ensemble) Broadway: Grease (Eugene). Tours/Regional: Grease, Hairspray, Saturday Night Fever, “We Will Rock You” U.S. Premiere, and Altar Boyz. Recordings: Hairspray movie, Killer Queen- A Tribute to Queen, and Grease 2007 Broadway Revival. TV: “The Tonight Show,” and “62nd Annual Tony Awards.” Thanks to God, family, HH, Telsey and HMS.
(Walin’ Joe, u/s Delray, Bobby, Gator) Broadway Debut! Other credits include: The Toxic Avenger (Black Dude). Off-Off B’way: Honestly Abe. National Tours: CATS, Sesame Street LIVE! , DragonTales LIVE! Regional: RENT, Spelling Bee, Into The Woods, Big River, Joseph, Ain’t Misbehavin’ and many more. Honor to God. Much LOVE to my Mom and Dad. Thank you (Rachel) Telsey + Co, and DDO Artist Agency. “To whom much is given, much is required.”
(Ensemble) Oklahoma! (Will Parker) Arena Stage – Helen Hayes Nominee, Yank! (Hiram Cohen) Roundabout and Old Globe Workshops, Singin’ in the Rain (Cosmo Brown), multiple shows with Pittsburgh CLO and Atlanta Ballet, BFA from CCM. Huge thanks to Nicolosi and Co & Rachel!
(Ensemble) is blessed to be making her Broadway debut! Last seen in The Lion King as Nala, she earned her BFA degree at The Boston Conservatory. Thanks to GOD, family, friends, and DGRW Agency for their love and support.
(Ensemble, u/s Huey) Broadway: Tarzan (Tarzan u/s), Deaf West’s Big River, NYCO’s Antony & Cleopatra (Eros); Originated Almanzo Little House on the Prairie (1st Nat, Papermill, Guthrie), D’Artagnan Three Musketeers (Chicago Shakespeare). Europe: Tarzan (Tarzan), Grease! (Doody) Regional: Asolo’s Bonnie & Clyde (Ted), Utah Shakes’ Pippin (Pippin), MUNY’s Footloose (Willard); UNC, Morehead Scholar. www.kevinmassey.com
Elizabeth Ward Land
(Ensemble) NYC/Tours: The Scarlet Pimpernel, Passion, City of Angels, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Green Heart, Hello Again, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Les Miserables. Starred in Regional Theaters all over the country. Concerts, TV, etc. Acclaimed Solo CD: First Harvest. www.ElizabethWardLand.com