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PAUL ALEXANDER NOLAN

August

Paul Alexander Nolan’s role as August in Water for Elephants will mark his 10th Broadway show. Most recently, he played prosecutor Hugh Dorsey in the 2023 Tony-winning revival of Parade. In 2021, he reprised his role as Jim in the most Tony-nominated play in history, Slave Play, and toured with that production to the Mark Taper Forum in LA. Other Broadway roles include Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar, Guy in Once, Jimmy Ray in Bright Star (Drama Desk nomination), Pasha/Strelnikov in Doctor Zhivago (Outer Critics Circle nomination), Billy Flynn in Chicago, and Tully in Escape to Margaritaville. Off Broadway: Original casts of Daddy Long Legs and Slave Play. Recent regional: Life After at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre and Ahrens and Flaherty’s new musical, Knoxville, at Asolo Rep, directed by the late Frank Galati. Paul can be heard on 6 original cast albums. TV credits include “The Code,” “Madam Secretary” and “Instinct” for CBS.

STAN BROWN
GREGG EDELMAN
Water for elephants: Paul Alexander Nolan