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Brian Childers

About this Artist

BRIAN CHILDERS has captured hearts across the nation with his critically acclaimed portrayal of Danny Kaye. He has received the 2002 Helen Hayes Award for "Outstanding Leading Actor in a Musical" and the Mary Goldwater Award for his performance as Danny Kaye in "Danny and Sylvia: A Musical Love Story". He also received the 2005 Star-Ledger award for "Best Actor in a musical" for his portrayal of Harry Witherspoon in "Lucky Stiff" at the Forum Theater. Prior to spending the last 18 months touring the country in THE KID FROM BROOKLYN: The Danny Kaye Musical, Mr. Childers starred as the title role in the national tour of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Ken Ludwig. Other notable credits include: The Prince in the World Premiere Musical of "Becoming George" at Metrostage in Washington D.C., Jamie Lockhart in "The Robber Bridegroom", Austin Lowe in "The Second Man", Emory in "The Boys in the Band" (Glaad Nomination), Ralph Rackstraw in "Hollywood Pinafore", and as Arthur in "Detective Story" with The American Century Theater in D.C. He has performed at the Kennedy Center in the new musical "90 North", as Bobby Kennedy in "The Titans" and the 9/11 benefit entitled "Not a Day Goes By." Other Credits include: "Man of La Mancha" (Olney Theater), "Crack Between the Worlds" (Studio Theater), "Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing..." (Cumberland County Playhouse), Tony in "West Side Story", and the Balladeer in "Assassins" (Columbia Repertory Theater). Brian is a proud member of Actors Equity Association.