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AMDA Alumni Shine on Screen and Stage

04 November, 2016 - Alumni

AMDA alumni continue to be active and engaged in exciting performance opportunities. . . Here are some of the highlights.

Film/TV

Nina Arianda stars in the Amazon Original Series "Goliath" as "Patty Solis-Papagian," and according to the New York Times, "Nina Arianda will continue to be the best reason to watch the show."

Lee Tergesen was a guest star on the season finale of Stars drama "Power" as "Bailey Markham."

Anthony Ramos has signed on for Spike Lee's "She's Gotta Have It" Netflix 10-episode series. [more]

Genson Blimline appeared on three episodes of NBC's mystery drama "The Blacklist" season 4.

Samuel Caleb Hunt plays the role of "Craig Gurwitch" in several episodes of "Chicago P.D." on NBC. [more]

Music

Jason Derulo performed at a private concert for the Forbes Under 30 Music Festival in Boston on Sunday, October 16. [more]

Broadway

Mamie Parris begins performances as "Grizabella" tonight, October 17 in Cats on Broadway. [more]

Off-Broadway

Kyle White will be performing in Funny Faces as part of the Musicals Tonight! series at the Lion Theatre Off-Broadway offered October 18-30. [more]

Anie Delgado is performing in Molasses in January now through November 1 at The Davenport Theatre. [more]

National Tour

With the closing of the Broadway production of The King and I Gyu Jin "Q" Lim (Integrated) will be moving to the National Tour of The King and I with performances at Pantages Theatre from December 13 through January 21, 2017. [more]

Josh Drake is in the ensemble of Finding Neverland National Tour with performances at Pantages Theatre February 21 through March 12, 2017. [more]

Karolina Blonski and Alexa DeBarr will be performing in the National Tour of An American in Paris with performances at Pantages Theatre March 22 through April 9, 2017. [more]

Antoinette DiPietropoloReuben Holye and Matias Polar are all in the National Tour of Fame. [more]

Michael Restaino joined the National Tour of Broadway Christmas Wonderland as a lead vocalist.

Eastern Regional Theatre

Richard Stillman will be performing the role of "Smee" in Peter and the Starcatcher at the Growing Stage in Netcong, NJ now through October 23. [more]

Central/Western Regional Theatre

Lamont Brown will be performing in the Marriott Theatre production of Singin' In the Rain from October 26 through December 31 in Lincolnshire, IL. [more]

Other Notable Performances

Tyne Daly and Christopher Sieber (Integrated) will be special guest performers for the 33rd Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring David Hyde Pierce on November 7 at the Plaza in New York City. [more]

Anastacia McCleskey performed in Broadway Bounty Hunter at Barrington Stage Company on September 26 at Joes Pub. [more]

Kyle Scatliffe is in Finian’s Rainbow as "Gospeleer" which opens on November 6 through December 18 at Irish Rep Theatre. [more]

Soara-Joye Ross performed in Neruda 'n Shakespeare's Baby Making Hits with other Broadway performers to sing at The Cutting Room in New York City on October 4. [more]

Items of Special Note

Christopher Jackson will play George Washington in Hamilton one last time on Sunday, November 13.  He is currently filming CBS-TV's "Bull" and has recorded an original song for the new Disney film "Moana" in theatres this November.

Brett Davern has a podcast called The Brett Davern Show. [more]