Mark Jacoby

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Mark Jacoby
Born May 21, 1947
Johnson City, Tennessee

Mark Jacoby (born May 21, 1947) is an American musical theatre performer. He has achieved fame from his leading roles on Broadway in Show Boat, The Phantom of the Opera and Ragtime, among others. He has also performed widely in national tours, regional theatre and Off-Broadway.[1]

Career[edit]

Musical productions[edit]

Sweet Charity (Revival)

  • Character: Vittorio Vidal
  • Dates of Production: April 27, 1986 - March 15, 1987

The Phantom of the Opera (Original)

  • Character: Phantom of the Opera
  • Held Role: February 22, 1991 - May 24, 1993
  • Dates of Production: January 26, 1988–Present

Grand Hotel (Original)

  • Characters: Colonel Doctor Otternschlag, Felix Von Gaigern, and General Director Preysing of Saxonia Mills
  • Dates of Production: November 12, 1989 - April 25, 1992

Show Boat (Revival)

  • Character: Gaylord Ravenal
  • Dates of Production: October 2, 1994 - January 5, 1997

Ragtime (Original)

  • Character: Father
  • Dates of Production: January 18, 1998 - January 16, 2000

Man of La Mancha (Revival)

  • Character: The Padre
  • Dates of Production: December 5, 2002 - August 31, 2003

Sweeney Todd (Revival)

  • Character: Judge Turpin
  • Orchestral: Trumpet, Orchestra Bells, Percussion
  • Held Role: November 3, 2005 - September 3, 2006
  • Dates of Production: November 3, 2005 - September 3, 2006
Note: In the 2005 revival of Sweeney Todd, the performers were also the instrumentalists.

Elf: The Musical (Original)

  • Character: Walter Hobbs
  • Held Role: November 2, 2010 - January 2, 2011; November 26, 2012 – January 6, 2013[2]
  • Dates of Production: November 2, 2010 - January 6, 2013

Wicked (1st National Tour)

  • Character: The Wizard of Oz (replacement)
  • Held Role: January 26, 2011 - January 2012
  • Dates of Production: March 21, 2005 - Present

The Nutty Professor (Nashville tryout)

  • Character: multiple
  • Dates of Production: July 24, 2012 – August 19, 2012[3]

Discography[edit]

Mark Jacoby lent his voice to the release of the cast recordings to some of the musicals he starred in:

Videography[edit]

Television Appearances[edit]

Ed
  • Episode: Things to Do Today (2002)
  • Character: Moustache Guy
Law & Order
  • Episode: Girl Most Likely (2002)
  • Character: Mr. Milford
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Episode: Soulless (2003)
  • Character: Phillip Dutton

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Jacoby, Goodman Theatre, 2001 and Mark Jacoby Theatre Credits, BroadwayWorld, accessed August 19, 2013
  2. ^ Hetrick, Adam. "Beth Leavel and Mark Jacoby Will Return to Broadway's Elf This Christmas", Playbill, September 6, 2012, accessed August 19, 2013
  3. ^ Jones, Kenneth. "Producers of Nutty Professor Hope to Earn Broadway Tenure for New Marvin Hamlisch-Rupert Holmes Show", Playbill, August 17, 2012, accessed August 19, 2013

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