About

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The Skinny

I'm a 5-time Tony and 4-time Grammy Award nominee with one Tony win and a proud member of the Recording Academy. Equally at home in the spotlight or behind the scenes,  I love doing creative stuff in all forms.    

I've Performed, Produced and Recorded all over the world at a variety of venues and events including: The Hollywood Bowl, The Merle Watson Festival,  Radio City Music Hall,  Stephen Sondheim’s Birthday Celebration at Avery Fisher Hall with the New York Philharmonic, The Whiskey A Go Go, The Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, The Kennedy Center, The Beacon Theatre, and Time Square New Year's Eve Celebration.

I spend most of his time now as Musician and Music Producer.  My band, Under the Streetlamp, is based out of Chicago, has 4 PBS Specials and tours nationally on a perputual basis. 

I am a film, theatre and album Producer in addition to my acting and singing career. My Broadway Producing credits include: Catch Me If You Can, Evita (with Ricky Martin), The Best Man (starring, James Earl Jones and Angela Lansbury), On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (starring Harry Connick Jr.),  How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying which opened with Daniel Radcliff and John Larroquette in the leading roles, and Porgy and Bess Starring Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis for which I won a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.

My Album Credits include:  Annie: 30th Anniversary Cast Recording, Ain't Misbehavin' (Grammy Nom), Gypsy (Grammy Nom), Fela! (Grammy Nom), How to Succeed...(Grammy Nom), Evil Dead the Musical and Rooms: A Rock Romance.

I have Produced and/or performed in films, on albums or onstage with a diverse group of artists including: Carol Burnett, Wayne Brady, Roger Rees, Neil Patrick Harris, Idina Menzel, Denis O'Hare, Nicole Scherzinger, Tom Wopat, Vanessa Hudgens, Daniel Radcliffe, Mario Cantone, Taye Diggs, John Larroquette, Kathy Lee Gifford, Harry Connick Jr., Tituss Burgess, Sutton Foster, Matthew Morrison, Christian Borle,  Patti Lupone, Richard Kind, Christopher Walken, Sally Struthers, Aaron Tveit, Milena Govich, Kearran Giovanni, Ricky Martin, Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Michael McKean, Eric McCormack, Leslie Odom Jr., Candice Bergen and Brooke Shields.

The REAL dirt...

If you STILL want to know more about me, check out the link to your right.  It's a scary rabbit hole, but it'll let you know what I did before my Broadway Debut in...gulp...1999.