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Biography

Shuler Hensley (Pitkin/First Workman/Announcer) has been seen on Broadway in No Man’s Land/Waiting for Godot with Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen; as Jud Fry in Oklahoma! , for which he received Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Olivier awards; and Young FrankensteinTarzan, and Les Misérables. Off-Broadway appearances include The Whale (Lortel and Obie awards), Silence! The MusicalFiorello! and The Most Happy Fella  at City Center Encores!, and The Apple Plays (Drama Desk award). Mr. Hensley’s opera and concert appearances include Carousel with the New York Philharmonic , also broadcast on PBS; Wozzeck at the Curtis Institute of Music; Regina at the Kennedy Center; and performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra, New World Symphony, and the Detroit Symphony. Mr. Hensley made his San Francisco Symphony debut in 2005 and has appeared in performances around the country in Michael Tilson Thomas’s show The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater. He is featured with MTT and the New World Symphony in a DVD of that show. Mr. Hensley’s television and film credits include Van HelsingThe Legend of ZorroThe AmericansLaw & Order: SVUCriminal IntentShades of Blue, and The OA.

(May 2016)