Gabrielle McClinton (Leading Player). Gabby is currently starring as the Leading Player in the 1st National Tour of Pippin after recently playing the role on Broadway. Previously she traveled the US in the National Tour of Green Day’s American Idiot. Her regional credits include Peter and the Starcatcher at South Coast Rep. along with various shows at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Atlanta's Alliance Theatre, St. Louis Muny, and the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera. Other credits include TV series "The Mentalist", and features "Fun Size" and "Won't Back Down". BFA Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. Love to my incredible family, Patty, BRS/Gage & friends. www.gabriellemcclintononline.com
Brian Flores (Pippin). Brian is incredibly honored to be making his professional theatre debut with this magical show and beautiful troupe of people. Education: This past May, Brian graduated from the University of Michigan. Thanks to: Mom, Dad, Kevin, my professors at Michigan, Ruthie & Professional Artists, Patrick & Telsey & Co., and everyone who has helped to make this crazy dream come true! (Instagram: @_brian_flores)
John Rubinstein (Charles). Broadway: originated title role in Pippin (1972), Children of a Lesser God (Tony, Drama Desk Awards), Caine Mutiny, Ragtime, Hurlyburly, M. Butterfly, Fools, Love Letters. Off-B'way, regional: Counsellor-at-Law, Wicked (LA). 30 films; 2 TV series: "Family", "Crazy Like A Fox;" 300 episodes. Stage and TV Director; film composer and conductor; college professor (USC); narrator of over 100 audiobooks. Loves Bonnie and all five extraordinary children.
Sabrina Harper (Fastrada, u/s Leading Player, u/s Berthe). Broadway: Pippin (swing, u/s Fastrada, Berthe, Catherine) European Credits: Chicago (Roxie), A Chorus Line (Cassie), The Producers (Usherette, u/s Ulla), 42nd Street (Anytime Annie, u/s Peggy Sawyer), Marilyn The Musical (Marilyn Monroe), Man of La Mancha (Antonia), Phantom of the Opera (Meg). Thanks and love to my mom and rb for supporting my journey. This is for you Toto. www.sabrinaharper.com
Bradley Benjamin (Catherine, u/s Fastrada) is thrilled to be playing Catherine! Broadway/Tours: Oklahoma!, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Other favorites: Phantom (Las Vegas), Hairspray (Las Vegas/Hollywood Bowl), Leap of Faith (Ahmanson), Reprise!, Sacramento Music Circus. B.A. Saint Mary’s College. Thanks to the entire Pippin team and my family! bradleyquinnbenjamin.com
Adrienne Barbeau (Berthe) Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof, Grease (Rizzo - Tony Nomination). Twenty-five films, including The Fog, Escape From New York, Swamp Thing, Creepshow. Over 500 television appearances - Maude and HBO's Carnivale among her favorites. She is a best-selling author. Her three sons are her greatest joy. www.abarbeau.com, @abarbeau, FB: Adrienne Barbeau
Skyler Adams (Lewis, u/s Pippin). Skyler is honored to join the cast of Pippin! Regionally seen as Marius (Les Misérables), Frank Jr. (Catch Me...), Claude (Hair). OUMT Alum. This wouldn't be possible without Betsy, Dad, Mom, Bran, Aub, and his best men. Rak Chazak!
Jake Berman (Theo) is so excited to be joining the tour of Pippin. Theatre credits include Nine and Pippi Longstocking. Jake hails from Australia and is SO glad his parents moved to New York! Jake would like to thank his teachers Amelia, Guila and Mimi and also Zoom Management. I love you Mom and Dad. www.jakeberman.net
Keven Langlois Boucher (Player). Training: Cirque de l’Odyssee Canada (2006-2011), Circus School of Quebec Canada (2009-2011), National Institute of Circus Arts Australia (2013) and Les Grands Ballets Canadian - Nutcracker, Andre Laprise (2006). Shows: Cavalia World Tour (2011-2015). Thank you to all my friends and family that always push me and support me. langloiskeven.wix.com/acrobat
Stephen Brower (Swing, u/s Pippin, u/s Lewis) Playbill Bio: Tour debut! Regional: MUNY's Oklahoma!, Holiday Inn, and Hello, Dolly!, Connecticut Rep's Drowsy Chaperone and A Chorus Line, Cortland Rep's Radio Hour and Cats, Lyric Theatre's Oliver! and Hairspray. Huge thanks to family, friends, and BRS/Gage. Texas State University, 2015. For circus antics and pictures of food: @stephenbrower
Mark Burrell (Swing, Assistant Choreographer, Dance Captain). Juilliard graduate, returns to the stage with Pippin. Stage: Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular (Assistant Choreographer), Fosse, CATS, Beauty & The Beast, and Seven Brides. Television: "Producer's Movie", CBS's "Late Show w/ David Letterman."
Mathew deGuzman (Player, u/s Lewis) is thrilled to be running away with this circus! Broadway: Follies (2011), A Christmas Story, The Musical (OBC & MSG). BM: Belmont University. HUGE thanks to the entire Pippin team, Craig, Bernadette, Marjorie, DMJKLP. Proud AEA member. @mathewdeguz
Aerial Emery (Player). Aerial is a second generation circus performer and has loved the stage since age five. She graduated from École de Cirque de Québec in 2013. When she's not hula hooping, you can find her knitting sweaters or laughing loudly.
Laura Hall (Player, u/s Catherine, u/s Berthe). Broadway: Wonderland. Regional: Something’s Afoot, A Christmas Carol (Pioneer Theatre Company); 39 Steps, Mary Poppins, Next To Normal (Weathervane Repertory); Marvelous Wonderettes (Gem Theatre); Urban Cowboy (Gateway Playhouse), The Water Coolers (tour). BFA CCM. Heartfelt thanks to Telsey and Nani Saperstein Management. For my love, Sam. laurahall.info
Nicolas Jelmoni (Player). Broadway: Pippin (Player). Born in Monaco, graduate from the National Circus School in Montreal and coming straight up from the Broadway production. So glad and thankful to be part of this wonderful cast and family. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.
Anna Kachalova (Player). Started at age 6 in Acro Sport, representing Russia she won many European and World Championships. Since then she has starred in Cirque du Soleil's shows Saltimbanco and Iris, and 7 Doigts de la Main's Queen of the Night. So happy to be joining the cast of Pippin!!! Trust and love to my spot light.
Alan Kelly (Player, u/s Charles). Training: Laine Theatre Arts, London. Theatre: Tanz Der Vampire, We Will Rock You, Cinderella, Aida. Film & TV: Wilkommen Bei Carmen Nebel, Abigail's Party, I Don't Believe It, Ella Enchanted. Dedicated to my loving family in Dublin, Ireland. www.alankelly.me
Roman Khayrullin (Player) is a flying acrobat and hand-balancing artist, was a world champion in acrosport when he was fourteen. Sport Federation of Russia awarded him "Distinguished Master of Sport". Afterwards, Roman joined a Cirque du Soleil show named OvO, directed by Deborah Colker. Roman played the role of "Scarab" which involved a flying act. Simultaneously, he played a role of "Foreigner" which included acting and clowning.
Ben Krieger (Theo). Ben is 11 years old, from South Florida, and is thrilled to be part of the Pippin tour! Credits include Les Misérables (Gavroche) and Fiddler on the Roof (Yeshiva Boy) at Maltz Jupiter Theatre. Love to his family, Jen & Peter at StarStruck, Craig Wich, Telsey/Patrick, and LB at Apex Talent.
Nico Maffey (Player). Originally from Buenos Aires, Nicolas graduated from the National Circus School of Argentina (2007), Harvard University (magna cum laude 2013), and the Ecole Leotard in Montreal (2015). He originated the role of Turkish Delight in Company XIV’s Nutcracker Rouge (2012) and most recently appeared as a solo hand-balancer and aerialist with INNOVACIRCO (2015). He’s excited to join the cast of Pippin!
Kenneth Lindemann (Player). Coming from the world of circus arts, Kenneth has enjoyed the challenge of adapting old skills and learning new ones to make the move from circus to musical theater. Enjoy the show!
Charlotte O'Sullivan (Player). 2014 graduate of the National Circus School in Montreal. Pippin on Broadway & First national tour (Les 7 Doigts de la Main), Cirkopolis (Cirque Eloize), Grease the Musical (Just for laughs). Instagram: @charlottegosullivan www.charlotteandnicolas.com
Anna Schnaitter (Player, u/s Catherine). Rocky Horror Show (The Producers (MTW), TV: "Smash," "The Knick," "30 Rock," "Parks and Rec," "Law and Order," "Trident, phonekeysgum.com." UCLA graduate. Love to my amazing family, Robert and MSA!
Katie Smith (Player). As an Acro-Gymnast from age 6, Katie achieved European and World Championship medals for Team GB. At 16, Katie joined Cirque Du Soleil as an acrobatic flyer, performing around the world for 4 years.
Aléna Watters (Player, u/s Leading Player). Broadway: Sister Act (OBC/Tina), The Addams Family (OBC/Ancestor), West Side Story (Anita standby). Off-Broadway/Regional: Ever After, NEWSical, Boobs! Turn of the Century, Brooklyn, Beehive; "Harlette" for Bette Midler, USO Show Troupe performer. Featured in documentary The Standbys. Thanks, Telsey crew! Love, sass & fabulousness! www.alenawatters.com
Kate Wesler (Swing, u/s Fastrada/ Acro Cover). Regional: Company member for two seasons at MTWichita. CCM Grad. Thanks to Patty and Mark for believing in me, and Telsey and CTG for making this happen. Love to Mom, Dad, and J&A. Proud AEA Member. www.katewesler.com
Borris York (Player). Regional: The Muny, TUTS, KC Starlight, Repertory Theater of St. Louis, Casa Mañana, Music Theatre of Wichita, Stages St. Louis. TV: “Smash” (NBC). Love to my incredible family and friends. borrisyork.com Twitter: @borrisyork Instagram: @borrisyork