Saturday, October 6, 2012

Broadway Boys: Mr. October 2012: Clarke Thorell

Mr. October 2012
Clarke Thorell

WHY HE'S MR. BROADWAY:  Just the other day, he began previews as one of "the bad guys" in the much-anticipated revival of Annie.  And he has a career on the Broadway stage that spans nearly 20 years. He got his start when he joined the cast of The Who's Tommy, and went on to originate roles in the Tony-winning Best Musicals Titanic and Hairspray.  In addition to his work on television - including THREE different roles over 10 years in Law and Order: SVU- and film, he's been seen off-Broadway in Lone Star Love and a stint in Broadway's Mamma Mia!  But for now, he's terrorizing "Little Gitls" on his way to "Easy Street" with Miss Hannigan and Lily St. Regis.  With that kind of evil to play at, it's no wonder Clarke Thorell is Mr. Broadway!


  • Education: UCLA
  • Where you might have seen him: BROADWAY: The Who's Tommy, Titanic, Hairspray, Mamma Mia!; OFF-BROADWAY: Satellites, Lone Star Love, ENCORES! Juno, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; REGIONAL: Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can, Lone Star Love; INTERNATIONAL TOUR: Liza Minnelli; FILM: Men in Black III; TELEVISION: Rescue Me, Law and Order: SVU, 30 Rock, Ed
  • On the Internet: Twitter: @ClarkeThorell; Website:




Lone Star Love


ENCORES! Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Catch Me If You Can (far left)

International Tour with Liza Minnelli

Television/In Concert

30 Rock

One of many benefit concerts


Titanic at Broadway on Broadway

Hairspray: Center, with the Nicest Kids in Town

Mamma Mia! as Harry Bright

Annie: The principal cast meets the press!

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 

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