Wallem is also a playwright, composer, and director (see link to website below). He currently stars as "Thor" in the Showtime series Nurse Jackie. He is the brother of Linda Wallem.
Wallem was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois, and worked as a stage actor and After Dark Award-winning cabaret singer in Chicago before moving to New York to make his television debut on Nurse Jackie. National tours include Forever Plaid, Into the Woods and Scrooge with Richard Chamberlain. He accrued nearly 2,500 performances as both 'Jinx' and 'Sparky' in various companies of Forever Plaid, including Chicago, Las Vegas, Denver and the first national tour. Wallem portrayed 'Judas'/'Padre' in the Court Theatre's acclaimed production of Man Of La Mancha (After Dark Award for 'Outstanding Performance', Joseph Jefferson Award for 'Best Ensemble') and reprised his performance at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven. For the Ravinia Festival, he appeared with Tony-winners Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Michael Cerveris and George Hearn in A Little Night Music, Passion, Sunday In The Park With George and Doll with David Hyde Pierce (all directed by Lonny Price). Wallem also originated the role of 'Arvid' in the Broadway workshop of Kristina från Duvemåla, written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA.
Stephen Wallem is an American stage and television actor. He is best known for his one man musical review, "Off the Wallem", as well as numerous theater productions. Wallem and actor and theater professor Tony Humrichouser live in New York City. In 2011 Wallem declared "I imagine we'll be in New York for as long as I could imagine, so I think the second same-sex marriage becomes legal, we will marry. It's ridiculous that it hasn't, but slowly yet surely it's happening. It's about time."
Tony Humrichouser, Edie Falco And Stephen Wallem
After wrapping up season 3 of Nurse Jackie, Wallem teamed up with costar Edie Falco for a cabaret show entitled The Other Steve and Edie. The production, conceived by Wallem and Falco with musical direction by three-time After Dark Award winner Beckie Menzie and direction by Wallem's partner, Tony Humrichouser, ran for a 3 night limited engagement at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The show received numerous critical accolades, with one reviewer stating “There was a well thought out balance between serious ballads and more humorous pieces, the obvious forte of Wallem, who delighted the crowd with two parodies, one a spoof of “wordy lyrics,” another a takeoff on Wicked’s “Defying Gravity,” changed to “Defying Parody”.
Anthony Alexander Humrichouser (born September 16, 1966 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American actor/director. He is the son of Teresa Zammit and Ted Wesley Humrichouser. Humrichouser spent his first years in Charleston, South Carolina and later in Key West, Florida. After his father retired from the United States Navy, his family settled in Warren, Michigan. There he attended South Elementary School, Butcher Junior High School and Warren Mott High School.
Upon graduation, Humrichouser attended Macomb Community College and obtained a BFA in Musical Theatre from Western Michigan University. From there, he moved to Chicago to pursue his ongoing acting career.
In 1999 Humrichouser moved to Providence, Rhode Island and attended the esteemed Trinity Repertory Conservatory where he acted with the Tony Award winning Trinity Repertory Company. There he completed his professional training and received his MFA in Acting from Rhode Island College in 2002.
In 2003 Humrichouser moved to Des Moines, Iowa to Head the Musical Theatre Program at Drake University, where he served as Professor from 2003-2007.
Currently, Humrichouser is the Director of the Musical Theatre Program at the Conservatory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Theatre World Volume 60: 2003-2004 Paperback Edition by John Willis and Ben Hodges
Paperback: 375 pages
Publisher: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books (May 1, 2006)
Amazon: Theatre World Volume 60: 2003-2004 Paperback Edition
Celebrating its 60th year, this Theatre World remains the authoritative and pictorial record of the Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway seasons and touring companies. Volume 60 features the winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for 2004 and the Tony Award-winning Best Play, Douglas Wright's I Am My Own Wife , which also earned star Jefferson Mays the Best Leading Actor in a Play Tony Award. Avenue Q , the human-plus-puppet Tony Award winner for Best Musical, made news announcing that it will only play on Broadway and in Las Vegas. Other highlights of the season include the six-time Drama Desk Award-winning blockbuster musical Wicked ; two of Off-Broadway's most successful and acclaimed shows, Bug and Sarah Jone's bridge and tunnel ; and the world premieres of August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean , at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and Imaginery Friends with Cherry Jones and Swoozie Kurtz, at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. As always, Theatre World 's outstanding features include: An expanded highlights section of professional regional productions from across the U.S.; A listing of all the major theatrical awards; The longest running shows on and Off-Broadway; Biographical data, obituaries, and a comprehensive index.
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