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"A HANUKKAH CAROL" - Featured on CBS! Debuts with Live Concert at The Green Room 42! Front Page of "NY JEWISH WEEK!" #3 On THEATERMANIA for TOP SHOWS in NYC This Holiday Season!
"IT'S A MIRACLE!" - Harrison's new Hanukkah Musical Comedy, a "kosher" twist on Dickens' beloved classic, is getting some GREAT press this holiday season! CBS NEWS, Theatermania, Playbill, NY JEWISH WEEK, and more have been covering the journey of the show as it prepares for its debut concert version at THE GREEN ROOM 42, on Dec. 18th, 7pm et! The concert is SOLD OUT - but Live Stream Tickets are still available at their website AHCmusical.com
CAST: "RAGTIME" at Bay Street Theatre!
This Tony-Award winning American musical is getting a re-imagined staging at Bay Street Theatre, with a record-breaking cast of (only!) 14 actors! Harrison joins a group of Broadway veterans to tackle one of the most important musicals of the past three decades. He will be playing many many roles, including YOUNGER BROTHER - and the magical (yes, there will be magic) HARRY HOUDINI. For more information and to buy tickets, click HERE!
CAST: Chekhov's "THREE SISTERS" -- Off Broadway!
Chekhov's iconic drama "THREE SISTERS" is returning Off-Broadway for a limited engagement this Spring at The Sheen Center. This world premiere adaptation is written and directed by Will Pomerantz. For tickets and more information, click here!
54 BELOW CONCERT! New Musical, "The Bubble"
Janine McGuire & Arri Lawton Simon make their Feinstein’s/54 Below concert debut with selections from The Bubble (formerly known as Borders), their explosive new musical about a gay Israeli soldier and a closeted Palestinian man who fall in love during the Second Intifada in the early 2000s. This one-night only concert event will feature audience favorites and never-before-heard songs from The Bubble’ sweeping, pop-influenced, Middle Eastern-inflected score, performed by an all-star cast and six-piece band. Click here for more!
CAST: "Rescue Rue" -- Off Broadway Puppet Show!
Created by Emmy Award winner Stacey Weingarten, "Rescue Rue," is a new musical fairytale about an adorable rescue dog's journey to New York City, "The Big Chew Toy!" Tony nominee Caitlin Kinnunen joins Harrison and a star-studded cast of puppeteers to bring this fun show Off Broadway this season. Running at The Daryl Roth Theatre until January 16th! For tickets and more: CLICK HERE!
FEATURED on THE YORK THEATRE's "In The Pipeline"
Harrison's new musical, "A HANUKKAH CAROL, or GELT TRIP! The Musical" is being featured live on The York Theatre's YouTube channel and Facebook page, as part of their "In The Pipeline" new works development series!
CAST: BLUE BLOODS (CBS)
Making his CBS television debut, Harrison will co-star on Season 11, Episode 8, of BLUE BLOODS on CBS, appearing opposite Donnie Wahlberg! In the episode, Harrison plays "RYAN (PIZZA KID)" delivering an important message to the police force -- and an even more important pizza...
NOMINATED: HELEN HAYES AWARD "Oustanding Lead Actor in a Play"
The Helen Hayes Awards have been recognizing excellence in professional theater in the Washington, D.C. since 1983.With nearly 80 professional theatre companies, Washington, D. C., is second only to New York for the number of productions each year in America. This year, Harrison was NOMINATED for his portrayal of Christopher Boone in "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time". In total, the production received 6 Nominations, including "Outstanding Production of a Play." Congrats to all the NOMINATIONS this year!
CAST: "Skylight" at Palm Beach Dramaworks
Cast in the role of Edward in this Olivier-Award winning drama by David Hare, Harrison will be performing in West Palm Beach, Florida, at the beautiful Palm Beach Dramaworks Theatre (Feb. 7 - March 1). For more information: Click Here.
CAST: Christopher Boone in "Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" - ROUND HOUSE THEATRE (DC)
Cast in the role of Christopher Boone in the Tony-Award winning adaptation of the best-selling novel by Mark Haddon, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," Harrison will be performing near the D.C. area, in Bethesda, Maryland, at Round House Theatre (Nov. 20 - Dec. 22) This is a co-production with Arkansas Rep., which will transfer to Little Rock, Arkansas (March - April). Buy Your Tickets HERE!
WINNER: Sarasota "HANDY" Award!
Harrison is the 2019 recipient of the Sarasota HANDY Award for "Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role" for his performance as Jason/Tyrone in HAND TO GOD. Every year, performances in the Tampa Bay and Sarasota theatre scene get reviewed and the best of the best gets recognized by The Herald in these, the annual Handy Awards!
WINNER! NY Innovative Theater Award: "Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role"
Harrison is the 2019 recipient of the N.Y.I.T. Award for "Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role" for his performance as Moritz in Spring Awakening. NY Innovative Theater Foundation is a not-for-profit organization recognizing the great work of New York City's Off-Off-Broadway, honoring its artistic heritage, and providing a meeting ground for this extensive and richly varied community. See a list of all the winners: HERE!
CAST: New Musical Workshop "SPELLBOUND! A Perfect Musical Fairytale" (NYC, June 25 - 27)
Harrison will be originating the role of "HUNTER, The Extreme Gardener" in this "Perfect Musical Fairytale" - written by Ben Boecker. This irreverent musical comedy will play for its inaugural audience June 25 - 27 for four performances in NYC. For tickets and details click here.
THE BROADWAY SHOW LEAGUE!
Harrison will be playing softball with “THE PLAYERS” this spring in The Broadway Show League in Central Park, Thursdays at 3:30pm. A dream since he started playing softball, he’ll primarily play the outfield, representing THE PLAYERS CLUB.
CAST: "SPRING AWAKENING" - in Brooklyn!
Harrison will be playing Moritz in the Tony-Award groundbreaking musical, Spring Awakening, performing Thursdays – Sundays in Brooklyn, New York, at the historic Gallery Players. Tickets and information: HERE!
CAST: "AVENUE Q" at Farmers Alley!
Finally! If there was ever a DREAM show to be a part of... AVENUE Q plays a special furry place n Harrison's heart. This summer, he will have the puppeteering privilege of playing both PRINCETON and ROD, returning to Kalamazoo, MI, for Farmer Alleys Theatre's, AVENUE Q.
CAST: HBO's "THE DEUCE"
Appearing opposite JAMES FRANCO, Harrison will be seen in a co-star role on HBO's "The Deuce"!
AWARD WINNER: BWW Regional "Best Actor in a Play"
Harrison Bryan has WON The 2017 Broadway World Regional Award for "BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY" for his performance as Christopher Boone in the regional premiere of "Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" at Pioneer Theatre in Salt Lake City, The play also won "Best Lighting Designer" and "BEST PLAY" !
CAST: OFF-BROADWAY at THE CHERRY LANE THEATRE!
As part of Off-Broadway's Cherry Lane Theatre's "Mentor Project," PATRON OF THE ARTS (March 1 – 10) by Kate Cortesi, mentored by Anne Washburn, will feature Harrison Bryan in the lead role of Gabe, a high school drug dealer, who does a drop off at a new address, where he’s unexpectedly reunited with the father of his childhood best friend.
CAST: Workshop Original Musical (With Puppets!)
Harrison's Puppeteering will be on full display in this AEA Showcase production of a revamped 2014 NYMF hit! All proceeds for the event are going to Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue!
CAST: "JACK" in "Lord of the Flies" at Nebraska Rep.
Harrison Bryan will play JACK in this exciting stage adaptation of one of the greatest novels ever written. The play runs in April at Nebraska Rep. and will be directed by Kevin Rich (Illinois Shakespeare). Click: For more info!
SIGNED with "THE HYBRID AGENCY"
Harrison is excited to announce NEW REPRESENTATION. Signing with Rikky Fishbein, of THE HYBRID AGENCY, Harrison looks forward to collaborating on many more Theatre/TV/Film projects with one of NYC's top boutique legit agencies.
CAST: CHRISTOPHER in Regional Premiere at Pioneer Theatre Co. (THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME)
The Regional Premiere of the 2015 Tony Award winner for Best Play will be in Salt Lake City, Sept. 2017, at the prestigious Pioneer Theatre Company. Harrison will play the lead role of Christopher in "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time". For more info: HERE
CAST: PETER in "PETER AND THE STAR CATCHER"
Farmers Alley Theatre is closing out their 2017 season with The Tony Award Winning Hit, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. Playing the title role of Peter, Harrison will be in West Michigan this summer. For tickets: CLICK HERE!
54 BELOW DEBUT - "FUTURE FEST" SHOWCASE!
Harrison makes his 54 BELOW Debut as a soloist in the upcoming "FUTUREFEST" - showcasing an evening of new musical theatre and up-and-coming stars and artists. Reserve your tickets today!
NEW PLAY with BROADWAY STARS
Featuring Mark Lotito (Jersey Boys), Valerie Wright, (Tuck Everlasting), & Bill Buell, (Rancho Viejo - Playwrights Horizons), & Michael Bernardi, (Fiddler on the Roof), Harrison joins a reading of a new play by James Trivers. It's a farce, it's a satire, it's gonna be nuts.
CAST: "The Boy In The Painting" - Playthings Theatre
"The Boy in the Painting" is receiving its NYC debut at The TheatreLab! Three Performances Only! October 5, 6, 7 (8pm). Produced by The Playthings Theatre Company, this fantastic new play uses the poetry of William Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to tell the stirring story which revolves around "the true secret" of Shakespeare's Sonnets. More info to come!
NOMINATED Short Film...WINS BEST COMEDY!
SEAMLESS LOVE, a short film by Danielle Orbach, has been nominated and selected for several short film festivals around the country! Released on Valentine's Day, WATCH IT ONLINE NOW! Nothing says Valentine's Day more than forgetting your girlfriend's Seamless order!
ORIGINAL MUSIC at The Hoover Dam!
The Hoover Dam Collective is presenting a show at The Living Room in Brooklyn, NY on July 5th! Harrison, will be among several artists, performing Andy Roninson's orginal music. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
Andy Roninson is a NYC composer, and skilled pianist, a current member of BMI, and
the creator/host/executive producer of the new hit podcast TAKE A TEN.
For more on Andy Roninson check out: HIS OFFICIAL WEBSITE
CAST: Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS!
Officially cast as Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors at The Farmers Alley Theatre! This regional theatre, in Kalamzoo, MI, will run Menken and Ashman's classic cult dark musical comedy for four weeks from September to October. For more on ticket sales and other information, please visit their official website Here !
Devising/Workshopping A New Musical!
Harrison has been workshopping/devising a new musical by Jonathan Brenner and Mia Capotorto Sommese - and if you've ever felt trapped in a zoo with strangers, you'll relate. It's being produced by BABY CROW PRODUCTIONS under an Equity Showcase Code - ALL the info you'll need is on this indigogo link...( HERE )
- MOST AWESOMELY - Baby Crow Productions will donate a portion of your ticket donations to Wild Animal Sanctuary - an established charity organization that saves abused and hurt wild animals from cruel captivity. ( http://www.wildanimalsanctuary.org )
Launched YouTube Sketch Channel!
STAND UP for NEW YEARS!
Harrison ended 2014 in the Lower East Side, at the Laughing Buddha Comedy Club - doing stand up comedy...and he survived.
On Tour With TheatreWorksUSA!
Starting Jan 7th, 2015, Harrison will be touring with THEATREWORKS USA! He will be playing many fun roles in their newest musical revue: "Fly Guy - And Other Stories!" It is a compilation of musicalized adaptations of some of today's most well known children's books. Written by some of the best contemporary musical theatre composers and lyricists today, including Bobby Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Pasek & Paul, Lutvak & Freedman, David Kirsenbaum, Eli Bolin, and Kevin Del Aguila. Directed by Alter Boyz creator, Kevin Del Aguila, the show only rehearses for about two weeks in NYC, before embarking on an ambitious six month tour around the east coast, mid-west, and even Canada!
NOMINATED: Best Supporting Actor in a MUSICAL
This year at The Vermont Theatre Awards, Harrison was Nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for his performance as Patsy in Monty Python's Spamalot at the New London Barn Playhouse. However, upon further review, the nomination pannel discovered that Harrison's performance took place OUT of Vermont, (for New London is actually in New Hampshire), and therefore became ineligeable for the award - though, he retained the honor of being nominated out of state.
CAST: Patsy in MONTY PYTHON's SPAMALOT!
Officially cast as Patsy in Monty Python's Spamalot at The New London Barn Playhouse. The New London Barn Playhouse is the oldest established - continued running - regional theatre in all of New England.
After four years of intensive conservatory training, Harrison finally received his BFA Acting Degree from Boston University's College of Fine Arts. He graduated with honors and a clown nose on his cap.
He would like to Thank his professors, directors, family members, artistic and academic collaborators, and of course, the class of 2014.