Brad Little (actor)
April 10, 1964 |
|Spouse(s)||Barbara McCulloh (1992 - present)|
Brad Little (born in 1964) is an American musical theatre actor who has appeared in a number of Broadway and touring productions. After several regional productions (one of which won him a Barrymore Award for Best Actor in a Musical), he made his national debut in 1988 in the United States national tour of Anything Goes as Billy Crocker. The next year, he took the role of Perchik in the Broadway and national tour productions of Fiddler on the Roof; in 1993, he played Cpt. De Castel Jaloux in Cyrano the Musical.
In 1994, Little joined the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera as Raoul. In 1996, he joined the musical's national tour as the title role of the Phantom. In 2004, Brad joined the World Tour cast of the musical which toured Shanghai, Seoul, Taipei, Hong Kong and Singapore. He returned to the role in the current World Tour cast in 2012 for the third and subsequent seasons in Seoul, Bangkok, Singapore (current stop) and Shanghai. He is one of the only four men who have played the role of The Phantom over 2000 performances.
In 2006, he had a solo concert in South Korea that was recorded and released in CD format. In 2009, he toured with Jekyll and Hyde in which he played the title role. In 2010, he originated the role of Colonel Grayson in Frank Wildhorn's new musical "Tears of Heaven" which had its world premiere in South Korea. In 2012, he was the understudy of Ricky Martin as Colonel Peron in the acclaimed Broadway revival production of Evita.
In Europe, he is known for starring as Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar and as Tony in West Side Story. Other musicals include: Les Misérables (Javert), The Scarlet Pimpernel (Pharmacy), Beauty and the Beast (The Beast), Evita (Che), Kiss Me, Kate (Fed/Petruchio), South Pacific (Lt. Cable), and The Who's Tommy (Capt. Walker), among others.
Little is married to actress Barbara McCulloh and lives in Bristol, Pennsylvania. He has released a CD of Broadway music, Brad Little Unmasked.