Jarrod Emick (born July 2, 1969, Fort Eustis, Virginia) is an American musical theatre actor best known for his performance as Joe Hardy in . Damn Yankees
Biography [ edit ]
Jarrod Emick grew up in
Oral, South Dakota, attended Hot Springs High School in nearby Hot Springs, South Dakota, and later attended South Dakota State University.
Broadway debut was in as a replacement for Chris. However, it was his next role, in Miss Saigon Damn Yankees, that won him acclaim - a Tony for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor, and a Theatre World Award.
Subsequent roles included Brad Majors in
, Greg Connell in The Rocky Horror Show , and a role in the musical The Boy From Oz . Ring of Fire
Apart from theatre, Emick appeared in the 1996 TV movie
In 2005, he played the role of F. Scott Fitzgerald in Frank Wildhorn's "
Waiting For The Moon (musical)," opposite Lauren Kennedy.
He was seen playing Michael Wiley in
at the Contact North Shore Music Theatre.
Emick played the roles of the Doctors in
at the Next to Normal Milwaukee Repertory Theatre through January 2012.
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