VAMPIRE DIARIES Star Paul Wesley Joins Robert Fairchild in FRANKENSTEIN Off-Broadway

Author: Jen | December 15, 2017 | Comments Off on VAMPIRE DIARIES Star Paul Wesley Joins Robert Fairchild in FRANKENSTEIN Off-Broadway

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Ensemble for the Romantic Century has announced that joining Tony nominee Robert Fairchild in the Off-Broadway premiere of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein will be Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Krysty Swann (Mozart’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall; Verdi’sRequiem at Lincoln Center), Mia Vallet (Lucy Thurber’s Asheville at Rattlestick), Peyton Lusk (Falsettos on Broadway), Rocco Sisto (OBIE Award for sustained excellence), Shiv Ajay Pancholi-Parekh, and Paul Wesley (“The Vampire Diaries,” Cal In Camo).

Fairchild, who will choreograph and star, will be making his Off-Broadway debut, as well as his debut as a choreographer.

Performances of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein will begin December 21st at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between Dyer and 10th Avenues). Opening Night is set for December 27th. This limited Off-Broadway engagement will run through January 7th only. Donald T. Sanders will direct.

ROBERT FAIRCHILD was last seen by London audiences portraying the iconic Will Parker in the BBC Proms Production of Oklahoma! at the glorious Royal Albert Hall. Just prior to that he had the honor of delighting West End audiences with his portrayal of Jerry Mulligan in the Tony Award-winning musical An American In Paris. Robert made his Broadway debut in this exciting breakout role. For that portrayal, Robert was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical. For this role Mr. Fairchild also won the 2015 Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Musical as well as the Astaire Award for Best Male Dancer and the 2015 Theatre World Award. He was also nominated for the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance. As one of the world’s preeminent ballet dancers, Robert began training to become a performer at the age of 4. He began his formal ballet training at the School of American Ballet at 15 and quickly rose through the ranks of the prestigious New York City Ballet to Principal Dancer in a short 4 years. His roles range from Prince Desire in The Sleeping Beauty to works by world renowned choreographers William Forsythe, Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine. Robert has originated roles choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky and MacArthur Genius Grant winner Michelle Dorrance. Last fall he participated in Broadway at the White House where he had the pleasure of dancing for the esteemed First Lady Michelle Obama. TV credits include “Julie’s Greenroom” for Netflix; Romeo in NYCB’s Romeo and Juliet and Carousel Boy in NY Philharmonic’s Carousel both for PBS “Live from Lincoln Center” He has been a guest star on “Dancing with the Stars,” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “Live with Kelly and Michael,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” and he was featured on “60 Minutes.” Film:NY Export: Opus Jazz. Robert will be seen in the role of the world famous dancer Ted Shawn in the upcoming film The Chaperone, directed by Michael Engler. In November he received rave reviews as Harry Beaton in a concert production of Lerner & Loewe’sBrigadoon at City Center opposite Patrick Wilson and Kelli O’Hara, directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon (An American in Paris).

PAUL WESLEY starred in, as well as directed and produced, the hit series “The Vampire Diaries.” Last year alone, he received rave reviews for his performance in the critically acclaimed Off-broadway show Cal In Camo alongside David Harbour, as well as landing a lead role opposite JK Simmons in Kevin Pollack’s indie feature The Late Bloomer. The prior year, Wesley starred in and produced IFC’s Before I Disappear, opposite Emmy Rossum for Oscar winner Shawn Christensen, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival. He also co-starred in the Drafthouse festival hit Amira & Sam. His extensive television credits include “Fallen” opposite Bryan Cranston, 24, “Cane,” “Everwood,” “Wolf Lake” opposite Mary Elizabeth Winstead, to name a few. Wesley’s theater studies began in NYC. He made his professional stage debut in Shem Bitterman’s Sensitive Skin, which he received stellar reviews for.

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