See a cast of internally-acclaimed Broadway and West End veterans without leaving home in The Life of the Party! Our cast includes:
DAMIAN HUMBLEY is making his TheatreWorks debut. Mr. Humbley is well known in London for his work on Stephen Sondheim musicals, including the critically acclaimed production of Merrily We Roll Along (Charley Kringas), and the recent London production of Putting It Together. Other West End credits include Lend Me a Tenor (Max), The Woman In White (Walter Hartright), Fiddler on the Roof (Perchik), Forbidden Broadway, and Dickens Abridged. Other London credits include the UK Premiere of The Last 5 Years, the Menier Chocolate Factory’s The Life of the Party, and most recently Songs for a New World at St. James Theatre. His recordings include Lend Me a Tenor (Original Cast Recording), Fiddler on the Roof (2009 London Cast Recording), The Symphony of Australia (Sydney Symphony Orchestra), and Merrily We Roll Along (DigitalTheatre.com).
Check out Damian in the West End trailer for Merrily We Roll Along:
ANDREW LIPPA is an award-winning American composer, lyricist, actor, conductor, and producer. His musical A Little Princess premiered at TheatreWorks, and he has been a frequent participant in the New Works Festival and the Writers’ Retreat. Broadway credits include Big Fish, The Addams Family, and The Farnsworth Invention. Other credits include The Wild Party, John & Jen, Asphalt Beach, and You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Mr. Lippa wrote the hit song “Evil Like Me,” from Disney’s Descendants, for Kristin Chenoweth, and the soundtrack rose to #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and the iTunes and Billboard soundtrack charts. Mr. Lippa has garnered Tony and Grammy nominations and shared an Emmy award for Nickelodeon’s The Wonder Pets. He currently serves as president of the Dramatists Guild Fund.
Andrew recently appeared in concert at Texas State University, treating audiences to this rendition of “You Are Here” from I Am Harvey Milk:
SALLY ANN TRIPLETT is making her TheatreWorks debut. She appeared on Broadway in Finding Neverland (Mrs. DuMaurier), Carrie (Sue Snell), and The Last Ship (Peggy White). On the West End she has been seen in Follies (Young Phyllis); Grease (Rizzo); Jolson (Ruby Keeler); Anything Goes (Reno Sweeney); Chicago (Roxie Hart); Guys and Dolls (Adelaide); Mamma Mia! (Donna); and Viva Forever! (Lauren). International credits include Next to Normal (Singapore), My Judy Garland Life (Nottingham), and Damsel in Distress (Chichester).
Here is Sally Ann in concert with “East River Calling” by Martin Smith :
TEAL WICKS is making her TheatreWorks debut. She has starred on Broadway in Wicked (Elphaba), Jekyll & Hyde (Emma Carew), and most recently in Finding Neverland (Mary Barrie) opposite Mathew Morrison. She appeared Off-Broadway in Piece of My Heart: the Bert Berns Story at Signature Theatre, The Blue Flower at Second Stage, NY City Center Encores! Stairway to Paradise, and Fahrenheit 451 at 59E59. Ms. Wicks played Elphaba in the Los Angeles and San Francisco productions of Wicked. She starred in the national tours of Jekyll & Hyde and Pippin. Regionally Ms. Wicks has starred in productions for American Repertory Theatre, Bay Street Theatre, as well as three seasons with Goodspeed Opera House. She has been a guest star on Elementary and The Good Wife.
Here she is performing “The Wizard and I” live from Bryant Park: