Philip Hernández (Carlos): Everyman Theatre: debut. Philip Hernández is the only man in Broadway history to play Jean Valjean and Inspector Javert in Les Misérables. He made his Broadway debut in the Original Cast of Kiss of the Spider Woman, in which he created the role of Esteban and later went on to play Valentin, in London's West End and on Broadway. Philip also played Reverend Gonzalez in the Original Cast of Paul Simon's The Capeman and was Juan Peron in Harold Prince’s 25th Anniversary Tour of EVITA. He has performed roles from Shakespeare to Neil Simon at regional theatres across the U.S. Philip recently guest starred on the CBS series Blue Bloods, on NBC’s The Blacklist and had a recurring role as Dr. Guerra in Season 1 of GOTHAM. He played opposite Debra Messing on The Mysteries of Laura and appeared with Edie Falco and Tony Shaloub on Nurse Jackie. You may also have seen him featured on Elementary, Person of Interest, Hostages, Damages, Ugly Betty and Law and Order to name a few. “Jazz Review” called his Latin-Jazz CD, The beat of my heart, “A gift from the heart from one of America’s great voices.” As a private acting and vocal coach in NYC, Philip prepares students to audition and work in professional theatre and television. You can find him at
www.philiphernandez.net and on Twitter and Instagram at @philip24601.
Judy Mclane (Lillian): Everyman Theatre: debut. Judy McLane performed over 4000 performances on Broadway in Mamma Mia! She starred as Donna Sheridan for 3 1/2 years and as Tanya for 7 1/2 years making her the longest running lead in Mamma Mia! history. She received critical acclaim for her performance as Vienna in Johnny Guitar Off-Broadway (Drama Desk Nomination and a Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance in the Theater). Judy has appeared on Broadway in Kiss of the Spider Woman with Chita Rivera, Aspects of Love, and Chess. National and international tours: the Baker's Wife in Into the Woods, the Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with Donny Osmond, Mrs. Baskin in Big, and Side By Side by Sondheim directed by Rob Marshall. Other favorite roles include: Margaret in Light in the Piazza (Theatre Raleigh) Diana in Next to Normal (Pioneer Theater), Phyllis in Follies (Signature Theater, (Helen Hayes nomination), Eva Peron in Evita, the title character in Victor/Victoria, Aldonza in Man of La Mancha, Luisa in Nine, Nancy in Oliver!, Florence in Chess, Lily in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Paper Mill Playhouse), Mrs. Walker in Tommy, Rebecca in Rags (American Musical Theater of San Jose), Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar (Sacramento Music Circus), and Ann in 1940's Radio Hour (Repertory Theater of St. Louis), Isabella in Wuthering Heights (Olney Playhouse), and Lucy in Wildhorn's Jekyll & Hyde (Casa Manana). Ms. McLane has performed as a soloist with many symphony orchestras including the Bolshoi Orchestra in Moscow, the National Orchestra of Lyon, France, National Symphony of Canada, National Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Dallas, Detroit, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Toronto, and Chuatauqua Symphony Orchestras, Chess in Concert at Carnegie Hall among many others. Television includes NBC's The Blacklist, Guiding Light and Another World. She plays Donna in the cult movie classic Were the World Mine and can be heard on the recordings of Johnny Guitar and Sundance the Musical. www.judymclane.net Twitter: @RealJudyMcLane Instagram: judy.mclane