Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell
Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick
Based upon the Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Choreographed by Lorin Latarro
Music Supervision by Ethan Popp
Scenic Designer: David Korins
Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designer: Philip Rosenberg
Sound Designer: Brian Ronan
Hair & Wig Designer: David Brian Brown
Production Stage Manager: Adam Hunter
Mrs. Doubtfire Cast (click for bio):
Ensemble, Miranda Hillard Understudy
(Ensemble, Miranda Hillard Understudy )
The 5th Avenue Theatre: The Most Happy Fella. Broadway: The Music Man; Oklahoma!; Hairspray; Cry-Baby; Shrek; Promises, Promises; How To Succeed…; Nice Work If You Can Get It; GiGi; She Loves Me; Hello, Dolly!; My Fair Lady. Numerous Off-Broadway and Regional theatre productions as well as television and film.
Ensemble, Wanda Sellner Understudy
(Ensemble, Wanda Sellner Understudy)
5th Avenue Theatre debut! The proud Chicago native graduated from NYU Tisch in May with a BFA in Drama. She wants to give a shout-out to her ancestors, her village, and her Muny family for teaching her everything she knows. akilahayanna.com. Black Lives Matter!
5th Avenue Theatre debut! Broadway: She Loves Me, Something Rotten!, Cinderella, A Free Man of Color, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Frogs, Beauty and the Beast. Off Broadway: The Illusion; Mr. Charles, Currently of Palm Beach; The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told (Drama Desk nomination). Film: The Producers, Disney's The Princess and the Frog, Meet the Parents, Jeffrey. TV: The Big C, Law and Order, One Life to Live (20 years as Nigel).
Ensemble, Christopher Hillard Understudy
(Ensemble, Christopher Hillard Understudy )
5th Avenue Theatre debut! Regional credits include the world premiere of Black Beauty (Seattle Children’s Theatre), Wonderland (SCT), Madagascar Jr. (SCT), and many productions with Broadway Bound Children’s Theatre. He thanks The 5th for this opportunity, his music coaches for their guidance, and his family for their support.
CALVIN L. COOPER
Ensemble, Andre Mayem Understudy
CALVIN L. COOPER
(Ensemble, Andre Mayem Understudy )
5th Avenue Theatre Debut! Cooper began performing at the age of sixteen. Cooper sends love to Sharon, Tamisha, LaTanya, Di’sya, Nikkolas, and Ayden.
Ensemble, Janet Lundy Understudy
(Ensemble, Janet Lundy Understudy)
Cronin is thrilled to make her 5th Avenue Theatre debut with this fantastic show! Broadway: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, A Bronx Tale, Cabaret. National Tour: Jersey Boys. Regional: Sacramento Music Circus’ The Drowsy Chaperone and Paper Mill Playhouse. TV: PBSKids Zoom. Proud CMU alum. @kaleigh_cronin
CHARITY ANGÉL DAWSON
CHARITY ANGÉL DAWSON
Dawson is thrilled to be making her debut at The 5th! Her credits include Broadway: Waitress, Side Show. Regional: Waitress; Kiss Me, Kate; Ain’t Misbehavin’; Smokey Joe’s Café; Aida; West Side Story, and The Wiz. Dawson is a graduate of The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. She would like to send love and gratitude to her family and friends for their continued love and support. 1 Cor 13:1-8.
Evans is making his 5th Avenue Theatre debut in Mrs. Doubtfire. Broadway: Waitress, The Play That Goes Wrong. Off-Broadway: Me And My Girl (Encores!) and the Irish Repertory Theatre’s revival of Finian’s Rainbow. U.S. regional credits: Mary Poppins, The Fix, Aida, Singin’ in the Rain; and the National Tour of The Book of Mormon as “Elder Price.” West End/London credits: Ghost, Wicked, Oklahoma, Spamalot, Rocky Horror. Film: The Tower of Silence, Lake Placid 3, and Dead Hungry. @markevansactor
JAKE RYAN FLYNN
JAKE RYAN FLYNN
Jake is delighted to be making his debut at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Broadway: Jake originated the role of Charlie in Charlie in the Chocolate Factory. Regional: A Christmas Carol, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins (IRNE Award), Singin' in the Rain, Mame, and Peter Pan (IRNE Award). TV: Broad Squad. Thank you to John Mara and Innovative Artists. And thank you for all the love and support to Mom, Dad, Joe, Mikey, and Patrick.
Gambatese first performed at The 5th as one of the "Nicest Kids in Town" in the Broadway bound Hairspray! All these years later, she is undoubtedly fired up to return playing a Mom! Some stats: six other Broadway shows, traveling the country by bubble (guess witch popular show), guest starring on TV, and raising two terrific daughters with one wonder-full husband! For more details and adventures, follow her on social media @jenngambatese
Ensemble, Stuart Dunmeyer Understudy
(Ensemble, Stuart Dunmeyer Understudy )
The 5th debut! Broadway: Bullets Over Broadway, Disaster!, Miss Saigon, King Kong, West Side Story (1st Natl.). Off Broadway: Bare. Regional: MUNY, NYCC, Kennedy Center, Paper Mill Playhouse, to name a few. Film/TV: Hail, Caesar!; Royal Pains. Love to Aidan and my family. @caseygarvin
J. HARRISON GHEE
J. HARRISON GHEE
(Andre Mayem )
The 5th debut! A native of North Carolina, he is honored to be creating the role of Andre in the iconic Mrs. Doubtfire. J has appeared in stage productions on Broadway and regionally, most recently closing Kinky Boots on Broadway as Lola and The Sting at Paper Mill Playhouse as Johnny Hooker. TV credits include High Maintenance: Globo on HBO as Charles and Raising Dion on Netflix as Kwame. AMDA (NY). @jharrisonghee
Ensemble, Mr. Jolly Understudy
(Ensemble, Mr. Jolly Understudy )
The 5th Debut! Broadway: CATS (The Rum Tum Tugger 2,197 performances), Once Upon A Mattress (The Jester), A Class Act (Bobby/Michael Bennett), Spamalot (Patsy), Billy Elliot, Elf (Matthews), Something Rotten! Voiceover Artist, faculty Molloy College/CAP21, graduate of The Ohio State University with a music education degree.
Ensemble, Daniel Hillard Understudy
(Ensemble, Daniel Hillard Understudy)
5th Avenue Theatre debut! Broadway/West End: The Book of Mormon. National Tours: Wicked, 9 to 5, The Wedding Singer. Film/TV: Blacklist, Sweetbitter, Snuggle Buddies. BFA: Wright State University. Endless love to his wife Brooke, manager Josh, and beautiful boys, Huck and Shep.
Ensemble, Frank Understudy
(Ensemble, Frank Understudy )
5th Avenue Theatre debut. Broadway: Hello, Dolly!; Something Rotten!; Motown the Musical; Sister Act; Billy Elliot. National Tours: Billy Elliot, Annie, The Full Monty. TV: Fosse/Verdon. College: Boston University. Hometown: Carlinville, IL. @aaronkab
5th Avenue Theatre debut! Broadway: Kiss Me, Kate; Bandstand; Finding Neverland; On The Town; On the Twentieth Century; Pippin; Evita; How to Succeed; Mamma Mia!. Recent Regional: A Chorus Line (Cassie), Mamma Mia! (Donna), The Sting (World Premier). Contributor for NBC. Thanks to team Doubtfire and my parents. www.ericamansfield.com
5th Avenue Theatre debut! Broadway: A Bronx Tale, Annie. National Tours: Dirty Dancing, Anything Goes, Addams Family. Regional: Lyric Opera Chicago, Walnut Street, Riverside, Goodspeed, Muny. BFA-Boston Conservatory. Matteo hosts the popular podcast Pull It Together. Love and gratitude to the Mrs. Doubtfire team, The Mine, her family and friends. www.AlexandraMatteo.com @AlexandraMatteo
Ensemble, Lydia Hillard Understudy
(Ensemble, Lydia Hillard Understudy)
5th Avenue Theatre debut! Mays is a 16-year-old student at SOTA and has trained with Village Theatre Institute. Some of her past credits include: Tom Sawyer (Becky), Gypsy (Young Louise), Mary Poppins (Jane Banks), and Big Fish (Gymnast/Tapper). Special thanks to ManeStage, TMP, Mom, Dad, Gabe, and Jenny. @summer_raye_mays
Daniel Hillard, Mrs. Doubtfire
(Daniel Hillard, Mrs. Doubtfire )
McClure is thrilled to be returning to The 5th! He received Tony®, Drama League, Astaire, and Outer Critics Circle nominations and won Theatre World and Clive Barnes awards for Chaplin. Other Broadway: Beetlejuice, Something Rotten, Noises Off, Honeymoon In Vegas, I'm Not Rappaport, and Avenue Q, as well as Where’s Charley? and Irma La Douce at Encores!. Film: Recursion (Best Actor at The Queen’s World and Williamsburg film festivals). TV: Person of Interest, Elementary, and The Good Fight.
Janet Lundy, Ensemble
(Janet Lundy, Ensemble)
The 5th debut! Broadway: On Your Feet (Gloria Fajardo, (obc), In the Heights (obc Bolero Singer, 2007 Drama Desk Award). Off-Broadway/Regional: Curvy Widow, Giant (The Public); ITH (Sacramento Music Circus) Mamma Mia! , American Mariachi (Denver Center/Old Globe). TV/Film: In The Heights, West Side Story, Fosse/Verdon, Law & Order, Elementary, Madam Secretary. Recordings: American Soul/Latin Heart, Disney's Moana. www.doreenmontalvo.com
(Frank Hillard )
5th Avenue Theatre Debut! Broadway: Something Rotten! (Tony® nomination), Big Fish, Nice Work..., The Addams Family, Spamalot, The Producers (Tony® nomination), Jekyll & Hyde, Aspects of Love. National Tours: The Phantom of the Opera, Young Frankenstein, Jekyll & Hyde. West End: The Producers. Off Broadway: Broadway Bounty Hunter, Nassim, Sweeney Todd, Forbidden Broadway. Regional: The Gods of Comedy (McCarter/Old Globe), The Squirrels (La Jolla), Barnum (Asolo Rep, Maltz Jupiter; Carbonell Award, Best Actor), Irma Vep, Cabaret, Damn Yankees (Arena Stage).
Broadway: Kiss Me, Kate; Head Over Heels; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Paramour; Gigi; After Midnight; Motown; Fela!. New York: Hey, Look Me Over!; American Dance Machine. Regional: A Chorus Line (MUNY), Scottsboro Boys (Ahmanson Theater), Memphis (first national). TV: POSE, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and NBC's SMASH.
(Lydia Hillard )
Scarpaci is thrilled to be a part of this company! Broadway: Matilda; A Christmas Story. First National Tour: Matilda. Off-Broadway: Lolita, My Love at York Theatre. She’s currently a junior in Pace University’s Musical Theatre Program. Thanks to Kim, CESD, Kat, Badiene, Michael, Marc and Telsey. Special thanks to the cast & creative team of Mrs. Doubtfire! Love and thanks to Mom and Dad for your love and support. Instagram: @analise.scarpaci
(Natalie Hillard )
Sell is thrilled to be making her 5th Avenue Theatre debut, originating the role of Natalie in Mrs. Doubtfire! Recent credits: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Cindy Lou Who) (National Tour/Madison Square Garden); Mrs Doubtfire Industry Reading (Natalie Hillard/ Westside Theatre). TV: Tales of the City. Special thanks to Telsey & Co, David Doan, Mallory Tucker (CESD), and the entire Mrs. Doubtfire creative team for this incredible opportunity! IG @avery.sell
Flamenco Dancer, Ensemble
(Flamenco Dancer, Ensemble )
The 5th debut! Broadway: The Cher Show; Sister Act; The Addams Family; West Side Story. Off Broadway: NEWSical; Boobs! Tour/Regional: The Prom; Pippin; Ever After; Turn of the Century; Brooklyn; Chicago; "Harlette" for Bette Midler. Documentary: The Standbys. Instagram @sassballchange Twitter @sassnsuch www.alenawatters.com
Swing, Dance Captain
(Swing, Dance Captain )
Broadway credits include: Kiss Me, Kate; Hello Dolly; Groundhog Day; Matilda; and Wicked. Other NYC Credits: The Metropolitan Opera’s La Traviata and Carnegie Hall. Tours: 9 to 5, High School Musical, and West Side Story. Film: Frances Ha. Instagram: @Twald1. Twald1.com
Ensemble, Natalie Hillard Understudy
(Ensemble, Natalie Hillard Understudy )
Williams is overjoyed to be making her 5th Avenue Theatre debut. She is ten and has performed for five years. Favorite Regional Theatre: The Lion King (Rafiki), Tuck Everlasting, and Once On This Island for Ludus Performing Arts. Madeline thanks her mother and voice teacher, Lori.