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KEVIN EARLEY In a professional career that started as Kurt in The Sound of Music at Chicago’s Marriott Lincolnshire Theater at age ten, Mr. Earley has gone on to appear on stages and concert venues across the country. Broadway credits include THROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE (Trevor Graydon), A TALE OF TWO CITIES (Ernest Defarge), and the Broadway and National Touring companies of LES MISERABLES (Enjolras). Off Broadway: In his first and last Standy-By gig, Kevin wound up performing on Opening Night, taking over the role, recording the original cast album and receiving a New York Drama Desk Nomination. It was the title role of Death, in Maury Yeston’s DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY for Roundabout Theatre Company.

Regionally, Kevin received Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Award for ASSASSINS (Balladeer), and a Jeff Award Nomination for PIRATES OF PENZANCE (Pirate King). In Los Angeles, he garnered the L.A. Drama Critic’s Circle Award for Rutledge in 1776, Three Robby Awards for 1776, MOST HAPPY FELLA (Herman) and TITANIC (Barrett/Stoker), and four Ovation Nominations for West Coast premieres of CAN-CAN, SLEEPING BEAUTY WAKES, IT CAME FROM BEYOND and SIDESHOW.

Concert venues and Cabarets include The Hollywood Bowl (MUSIC MAN, CAMELOT, MY FAIR LADY as Freddie), Carnegie Hall (with Michael Feinstein), New York’s Town Hall, Disney Hall/The Arboretum with the California Philharmonic, New York’s Birdland, Feinstein’s, NY City Ballet, Santa Barbara Symphony, and DC’s Kennedy Center (honoring the great Marvin Hamlisch). 

You can hear Mr. Earley on the original cast recordings of Broadway’s A TALE OF TWO CITIES, TEN COMMANDMENTS and DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY. His debut album “Earley Standards” is available on iTunes. More info at kevinearley.com

In his Co-Directorial debut with his wife Julie Ann Emery, the entire "THE WONDER" team won "Best Production" at the United Solo Festival in New York. Performed at Theater Row, THE WONDER is written and performed by Susan Ferrera. 

Kevin has also gone on to direct THE GLASS MENAGERIE, THE FANTASTICS and THE WHIPPING MAN. 

Kevin earned his BFA at Webster Conservatory in St. Louis, where he encountered his lovely and talented wife Julie Ann Emery.