Borle played Max Dettweiler in the live television production of The Sound of Music Live!, which aired on NBC on December 5, 2013. [29] [30] He played Mr. Darling and Mr. Smee in the live television production of Peter Pan Live!, which aired on NBC on December 4, 2014. [31] On May 9, 2016, it was announced that Borle Willy Wonka would star in the Broadway production of Roald Dahl`s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, which opened on March 23, 2017. [40] A distribution album was announced on March 21, 2017. [41] The show played its last performance on January 14, 2018. [42] Blake, who can currently be seen in A Bronx Tale The Musical as Lorenzo, has evolved in the theater since leaving Harvard Law. He played the roles of Sergei and the escapologist in Matilda The Musical before developing A Bronx Tale during the pre-Broadway essay at Paper Mill. He has also appeared in the films Life of an Actress: The Musical and Ascent to Hell, and has appeared on television in episodes of Elementary and Kevin Can Wait.

Since the days Bundy was on stage as Elle Woods, the actor has been busy. She starred in The CW`s Hart of Dixie, where she also brought her singing skills as a local cabaret lover to the city in How I Met Your Mother and had a regular role in Anger Management. She has also released five albums. Bundy recently expanded his legacy with Legally Blonde, directing productions of the musical at regional venues such as the Lexington Theatre Company in Kentucky. Earlier this season, she produced a charity concert called Double Standards at New York City Hall to promote women`s rights, health and empowerment. She will then play Charity Hope Valentine in an upcoming production of Sweet Charity in Los Angeles. Since he invented the role of Emmett, Borle`s star has risen steadily and he is now a two-time Tony Award winner. He played the role of Black Stache in Peter and the Starcatcher, for which he won his first Tony, followed by Shakespeare in the musical Something Rotten!, which earned him a second Tony. Last season, he had two different roles: Marvin in the revival of Falsettos and Willy Wonka in the stage adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which earned him another Tony nomination. Borle was also busy on screen, playing Tom in NBC`s Smash, Uncle Max in The Sound of Music Live!, George Darling/Smee in Peter Pan Live! as well as a musical appearance in the Netflix reboot of Gilmore Girls alongside Sutton Foster. Then Borle will play in Encores! Production of Me and My Girl and becomes a guest star in season 5 of TVLandâs Younger, always alongside Foster. Borle played Marvin in the limited Broadway revival of Falsettos, directed by James Lapine, alongside Andrew Rannells and Stephanie J.

Block, who played Whizzer and Trina, respectively. [35] Borle has left the cast of Something Rotten! July 16, 2016 to prepare Falsettos, which opened in preview on September 29, 2016 and officially on October 27, 2016. [36] [37] Borle was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance. The show ended on January 8, 2017 after 30 previews and 84 performances. [38] Audiences first encountered Ashford`s comic genius as Margot, but she is now a Broadway icon. She replaced Jeanie in the recent Broadway revival of Hair before assuming the role of Maureen in the off-Broadway revival of Rent at New World Stages in 2011. She starred in Benj Pasek and Justin Paul`s Dogfight and created the role of Lauren in Kinky Boots on Broadway, for which she received a Tony nomination. But it was her lead role as Essie Carmichael in the revival of You Canât Take It With You that earned Ashford his Tony Award. She went on to star alongside Matthew Broderick in Sylvia and was last seen last season as Dot/Marie in the limited revival of Sunday in the Park With George and spent her summer at the park as Helena in A Midsummer Night`s Dream. She has also been involved in television and film, with roles in Nurse Jackie and as a regular series on Masters of Sex.

In 2016, she played Columbia in The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Letâ Do the Time Warp Again!. In 2010, he played a golf caddy in the movie The Bounty Hunter. In the fall of 2010/winter 2011, Borle played the role of Prior Walter in the 20th anniversary production of Tony Kushner`s Angels in America. Borle was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and grew up there as the son of Andre Bernard Borle (1930–2011)[3] professor of physiology at the University of Pittsburgh. His love of Star Wars and drawing made him dream of becoming a cartoonist when he grew up, but it wasn`t until a friend convinced him to audition for a play at school during his sophomore year at Shady Side Academy that he became interested in theater.[4] [5] He was in the Encores! stage concert version of On the Town as Ozzie in November 2008. He appeared in a studio production of a new play called Peter and the Starcatcher in 2009.[19] He played Bert in the Broadway production of Mary Poppins, replacing Adam Fiorentino in the role on September 12.[20] October 2009[21] and left the cast on July 15, 2010. Bundy cites the relationship between Elle and her boyfriend Emmett, played by Christian Borle, as part of the series that bears his imprint. Bundy plays Elle Woods, the sister who became a Harvard law student in “Legally Blonde.” She says the tuner, written by Laurence O`Keefe and Nell Benjamin and directed by Jerry Mitchell, shows more of its influence than any previous show. “The creative team and producers trusted me tremendously.

They listened to my ideas with an open mind, which makes it much easier for me to be honest,” she explains. Borle appeared in a 2003 ad for California-based online auction company eBay. In the 30-second TV spot, Borle plays a store clerk who sings and dances when asked about a product. The song “That`s on eBay” was a parody of the standard “That`s Amore”. Also in 2003, he replaced Gavin Creel as Jimmy in Thoroughly Modern Millie. In September 2006, he married his co-star, actress Sutton Foster, who had played Millie. [14] [15] [16] Borle and Foster divorced in 2009. [17] Rupert has gone unnoticed since leaving Legally Blonde.