Noah wowed audiences as a prepubescent Grandpa Joe in a local children’s production at the age of 12. BROADWAY: South Pacific, Enron, Elf, Legally Blonde. OTHER: Diner (Pre-Broadway), Shakespeare In The Park. TV: “Modern Family”, “Major Crimes”, “Law & Order”, “JoJo’s Circus”, “K.C. Undercover”, “Wisdom Of The Crowd”, “Good Wife”, “iCarly”, “Franklin & Bash”, “Team Umizoomi”, “Bad Teacher”, “Bones”, “New Normal”, “Law & Order Criminal Intent”, “Love Monkey”, “Snowy Day” (Emmy winning), “Five Points”, “Doonce”, “Indoor Boys”. FILM: Noah wrote, directed & starred in Thank You Kindly opposite Kimiko Glenn (coming soon), and the award winning What’s Life Got To Do With It. NYU. noahweisberg.com INSTAGRAM: @noahweisberg
Fun Home National Tour (John), Untitled Netflix series recurring role. Many thanks to Dave McKeown and Shirley Grant Management, Monica, Badiene, Trapper, Denise and the entire Charlie creative team for this magical opportunity. All my love to Charlie, Amelia, Mom & Dad, family, friends and teachers for believing in me and supporting my dreams.
Brendan Reilly Harris
Brendan is thrilled to make his National Tour debut. Regional: Goodspeed Musicals, Hartford Stage, ACTofCT, Seven Angels, Warner Stage and International Playwrights. Selected favorites: Newsies (Les), Mary Poppins (Michael), Tommy (10YO Tommy), Will Rogers Follies (James) and Willy Wonka (Charlie). Thanks to the Charlie team, Telsey, Laura at Terrific Talent, Leslie at Buchwald, Dan, Christina and Popop! Love to Dad, Mom, and MaddieKay-Kay!
Rueby is 11 years old, based in Central New York, and excited to be a part of the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tour. Recent credits include Mary Poppins (Michael Banks, Syracuse Stage), Wizard of Oz (Syracuse Stage), Oliver (Oliver), Narnia (Tumnus). In his spare time, Rueby performs magic tricks, designs short films (“Extraordinary”, YouTube), reads, and cooks.
40-year career that includes: Broadway: Crazy for You, My Fair Lady, Me and My Girl, The Tap Dance Kid, A Chorus Line. National Tour/Regional: Once, Oliver, Annie, Beauty and the Beast, White Christmas, High School Musical, 42nd Street. TV: “Search Party”, “One Life to Live”. Film: “Ricki and the Flash”, “Annie”. The production for which Mr. Young is most proud are his daughters Kristina and Alessandra. Special thanks to Deb.Thanks to TKO and Telsey + Co.
Broadway/National tours: Holiday Inn (Linda u/s), Wicked (Nessarose), Dr Dolittle starring Tommy Tune, Oklahoma! (Laurey). Off-Bway: Dear Jane, a play (Jane). Favorite recent regional: Gypsy (Louise) Pittsburgh CLO, 9 to 5 (Judy) Walnut St, A Chorus Line (Kristine) Papermill playhouse, Sunset Blvd. (Betty)PCLO/Fulton, Miss Saigon (Ellen) Ogunquit Playhouse, Curtains (Nikki) Papermill. Big thanks to DGRW and Rachel Hoffman. @amandarose_nyc Amanda-Rose.net
Broadway: CATS First National Tour: An American in Paris. Sarasota Ballet, Northern Ballet. Love and gratitude to Rachel, The Mine, the entire CATCF team, my family and Josh. Jessica is delighted to bring this world of imagination across the country, and is a true lover of chocolate. @itsjessicacohen
6 Broadway shows: Les Miserables, A Christmas Carol (original cast), The Producers (Hold-Me-Touch-Me) (original cast), Sister Act (Sister Mary Theresa) (original cast), Gigi (original cast), Charlie and The Chocolate Factory (Grandma Georgina) (original cast). 5 National Tours, over 50 regional productions. 1 son, 1 grandson, 4 step children, 1 step grand daughter and 2 step grandsons. 3 unions.
Broadway: Wicked (Madame Morrble), 9 to 5 (Roz; Outer Critics Nom. Best Featured Actress), The Producers (Shirley Markowitz), Swinging on a Star (Drama Desk Nom. Best Featured Actress). Off-Broadway: Damn Yankees (Doris) Encores, Disaster! (Shirley) Triad, Donnybrook (Irish Rep.). Regional: Pirates! (Ruth) Muny, Emmet Otter (Ma) Goodspeed, Christmas Carol (Fezziwig) McCarter, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, School for Wives, Search for Signs. National Tour: Wicked (Morrible; Broadway World Award). TV/Film: “Smash”, “Mercy”, “One Life to Life”, “Curb your Enthusiasm”, “The Next Three Days”, Our Idiot Brother and The Producers.
Just returned from London as Gabey in On The Town with the London Symphony at the BBC Proms. Broadway/New York/national tour: Les Misérables (Valjean/Javert u/s), Jerry Springer (Chucky/Adam), Beauty and the Beast (Gaston), Paint Your Wagon (Steve). Regional: Hunchback of Notre Dame (Quasimodo), Jekyll & Hyde (Jekyll/Hyde), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Adam), Oliver! (Bill Sykes), Sweeney Todd (Anthony), A Funny Thing… Forum (Miles), Into the Woods (Cinderella’s Prince/Wolf), Camelot (Lancelot). Love and thanks: God, family, and YOU! Proud member AEA. Twitter: @n8hackmann, Instagram: N8HACKMANN
Daniel is thrilled to be part of such an amazing company. Broadway: Wicked (ensemble/Boq u/s), Newsies (Albert,Crutchie/Davey u/s), Bye Bye Birdie (ensemble/ Hugo u/s) TV: NBC’s Peter Pan Live! (Lost Boy Bunting) HUGE thanks to Rachel at Tesley as well as Jed, Ashley and the entire KMR team! Love to Mom, Dad, Mike & Jackson. Instagram: dannyquadrino
Credits: Brother Toad (KC Rep), As You Like It w/ Ellen Burstyn, Twelfth Night w/ Fiasco Theater (Classic Stage), As You Like It (Bay Street), Ain’t Misbehavin’, dir. by André De Shields (Crossroads Theatre), Taming of The Shrew (Chautauqua), Blues From Mr. Charlie, To Kill A Mockingbird (Trinity Rep), Ruined (Arena Stage). MFA in Acting, Brown University/Trinity Rep. www.kingofaxum.com
Broadway: SpongeBob SquarePants (Sandy U/S, Swing), Bye Bye Birdie (Ursula), 13 (Cassie), How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (featured soloist). Off-Broadway: David Bowie’s Lazarus, Freedom Riders (Diane Nash). Regional: Bruce Hornsby’s SCKBSTD. Television/Film: “Naked Brother’s Band”, “Between the Lions”, “Finky’s Kitchen”. Thanks to God, Family (too many to name), Suzanne DePasse, Suzanne Coston, and everyone at Abrams!
Most recently seen making his Broadway debut in SpongeBob SquarePants covering the roles of Patrick and Mr. Krabs. Regional credits include Roger in Grease (Paper Mill) and Billis in South Pacific (Engeman). TV: “Law & Order: SVU”, “Difficult People”, “Instinct”. BFA from NYU/Tisch. Gratitude to BRS/Gage, Telsey + Co and so much love to Mom, Dad, and family! IG: @mattwoodgrams
Originally from Australia, Sarah played Cassie in A Chorus Line at The Hollywood Bowl opposite Mario Lopez. Regional: Jerome Robbins’ Broadway (MUNY). Germany: Cabaret, West Side Story, 9 to 5, Flashdance, Esmeralda in Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Thanks to Miss Baayork Lee, my Mum, and The Cooper Company. www.sarahbowden.de Instagram: sarahbowden.de
Olivia is a proud graduate of Pace University, BFA, Commercial Dance. Television: SYTYCD, SNL. Theater: Mamma Mia, (ACT) American Dance Spectacular (Tour). She is beyond excited to be making her debut in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! She would like to thank her family, Dee, Bette Ann, and Bloc NYC, for making this dream come true!
Broadway: A Bronx Tale. National Tour: Kinky Boots (Dance Captain). Regional: Beauty and the Beast (MT West), A Wonderful Life (Goodspeed). Proud graduate of UC Irvine. Endless thanks to Bloc, all teachers, friends, and family. Instagram: @dreschcode
David R. Gordon
David loves Chocolate. Fitting, right? National Tours: Jimmy (Flashdance), , Roger (Grease). Regional: Huey (Memphis), Abraham (Altar Boyz). David writes/performs original music. Find his album on all popular music platforms. Love to my family, DGRW, and Oompa fiancée Kristin. @DRGeffects, Music:@imDavidRoss
Regional: The Wiz (MUNY), Little Inez (Hairspray), Lisa (Mamma Mia), Shirley and female swing (Saturday night fever), Memphis (engeman) Tours: Dreamgirls (Korea), iLuminate (Domestic & Saudi arabia) She danced on the 2018 Nickelodeon halo awards. She’s excited to be joining the Wonka tour! She thanks God, her family and the agents at BLOC for their support. IG: chavonhampton
Originally from Australia, Benjamin has performed on Broadway ([title of show], Mary Poppins, Scandalous), Off Broadway (The View Upstairs), in numerous regional companies. TV/Film: “The Deuce”, “Flight of the Conchords”, “Miles” and others. Full scoop at www.benjaminhowes.com Follow @benjthestar
Lily is overjoyed to fulfill her lifelong Oompa Loompa dreams on the road! Kansas City native, FSU alum. Credits include: Pittsburgh CLO, MTWichita, KC Starlight, and Broadway Dreams Foundation. This one’s for JoniMom and Dad, whose support has never wavered. @lilykaufmann
David Paul Kidder
NYC: American Dance Machine (The Joyce), Kristin Sudeikis Dance (BAM). Regional: Pittsburgh CLO, Fulton, Riverside, Flat Rock, New Theatre, Alhambra, Walt Disney World. TV: “Late Show With Stephen Colbert.” BFA from UCF. Huge thanks to creatives, CESD, and family! @davidpaulkidder
Jennifer Jill Malenke
BROADWAY: Into the Woods (revival). TV: “The Power of Music” (with Josh Groban), “High School Musical: GITP,” (ABC), many NYC/regional productions. Proud member of Broadway Inspirational Voices. Co-founder of Broadway Babysitters, www.broadwaybabysitters.com. www.jennifermalenke.com. Thanks to Todd Eskin at ATB!
Tours: Mary Poppins, Joseph… Vegas: Mamma Mia. BFA CCM. All the love to my family, teachers, Aaron, DGRW, and The Dads! Dedicated to parents like mine, who never stop believing in their kids. Love you Bob and Sandy.
Off-Broadway: Money Talks, *Baghdaddy, *Triassic Parq, *Spidey Project. Regional: Edwin Drood (Riverside), How to Succeed… (Stages St. Louis); Annie Get your Gun, Floyd Collins, (Weathervane); TV/Film: “Law & Order: SVU,” “David Letterman,” “The Ellen Show,” Door on the Left (IFC Comedy Selects). *Original Cast Recording. www.ClaireNeumann.com
BROADWAY: 42nd Street (Bert Barry/Andy Lee cover), The Producers (Leo Bloom cover). OFF BROADWAY: Cagney! (Jack Warner/Bob Hope cover). NATIONAL TOURS: Something Rotten! (Lord Clapham), Billy Elliot, (George cover), The Producers (Leo Bloom). Thanks to Mom and Dad.
Nat’l Tours: The Color Purple (u/s Mister), Sister Act, Rock of Ages-Vegas Company (Ja’Keith), Elf (Manager). TV/Film: “When We Grow Up”, “Short Engagement”. Love and thanks to my family, Rich and Mike at Whole Artist Management and Rachel at Telsey+Co. @clyde.voce
Borris Anthony York
Broadway: Holiday Inn (OBC). Tours: Pippin (First National). TV: “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon), “Smash” (NBC). Special thanks to my manager Thomas Green and Telsey casting for this opportunity. Love you mom! Instagram: @borrisanthonyyork
National tour debut! The Boston Conservatory, BFA Dance. Endless thanks to the Charlie team and Telsey + Co. for the opportunity. Thanks to GBM for the support. Couldn’t do this without my family and friends, I love you all. @eadillehay
Broadway: PIPPIN (Swing), National Tour: PIPPIN (Fastrada), Regional: A Chorus Line (Cassie), The Producers (Ulla), European Credits: 9 to 5 (Judy Bernly), Chicago (Roxie), 42nd Street (Anytime Annie), Marilyn the Musical (Marilyn Monroe). Thankful for the support of her family. www.sabrinaharper.com
Broadway/NYC : Cagney (Standby/Dance Captain), Scandalous (Swing/Dance Captain), Ghost (Swing), Anyone Can Whistle (Ensemble) Tour: Billy Elliot (Swing/Asst. Dance Captain), Elf, White Christmas (Rhoda), Radio City (Mrs Claus). Love to hubby Gregg, puppy Oscar! IG: @karenyogahy
Tour debut! Regional: MTWichita, Drury Lane, MSMT, Ordway, Wagon Wheel. TV: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. BFA, Florida State. Thanks to Susie, Al, and Sam for all of the support throughout the years. Wouldn’t be here without them.
Kristin is excited to continue the sweetness! Broadway: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Catch Me If You Can, Rocky, An American in Paris. Tours: Memphis, Flashdance, Saturday Night Fever. Love as always to my family, CGF, & my favorite Oompa, DRG.
Armando Yearwood Jr.
Armando is grateful to be a part of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Theatre works include In the Heights Tour, West Side Story International Tour, Dame Edna’s Glorious Goodbye Tour, and Frozen: Live at the Hyperion. Instagram @Mando_Jr