Brent Barrett Biography (1957-)

Born February 28, 1957, in Quinter, KS. Addresses: Agent: Peter Strainand Associates, 1501 Broadway, Suite 2900, New York, NY 10036.

Actor, singer
Birth Details
February 28, 1957
Quinter, Kansas, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • (Broadway debut) Tony Diesel, West Side Story, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • Wizzer, March of the Falsettos, New York City, 1981
  • Wolfram Von Richtofen, The Death of Von Richtofen as Witnessed from Earth, Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater, New York City, 1982
  • Charles Castleton, Dance a Little Closer, Minskoff Theatre, 1983
  • Baron Felix von Gaigern, Grand Hotel, Martin Beck Theatre, New York, 1989, then London, c. 1989
  • Brent, Closer Than Ever, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1990
  • Tommy Albright, Brigadoon, New York City Opera, New York City, 1996
  • Billy Flynn, Chicago, Richard Rogers Theatre, New York, 1996, thenLos Angeles, c. 1996,
  • Maximilian, Candide, George Gershwin Theatre, New York City, 1997
  • Edward Moncrief, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, City Center Theatre, New York City, 2000
  • Lieutenant Joe Cable, South Pacific, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, NewYork City, 2000
  • Kiss Me Kate, New York City, then Victoria Palace, London, 2001-2002
  • Frank Butler, Annie Get Your Gun, Marquis Theater, New York City,2001
  • Billy Flynn, Chicago, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 2001
  • Billy Crocker, Anything Goes, UCLA Freud Playhouse, Westwood, CA,2002
  • The Pajama Game, City Center, New York City, 2002
  • Billy Flynn, Chicago, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 2003
  • King Arthur, Camelot, Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ, 2003
  • Also appeared in The Time of Cuckoo; Portrait of Jenny.
  • Major Tours
  • The Baron, Grand Hotel, world cities, 1992
  • Busker Alley, U.S. cities, 1995
  • Also toured as Frank Butler, Annie Get Your Gun; Archibald, TheSecret Garden, New Zealand cities.
  • Film Appearances
  • R. Daneel Olivaw, Robots, 1988
  • Soap actor, Longtime Companion, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1990
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Tony Barclay, All My Children, ABC, 1983-1984
  • Specials
  • Fred Graham/"Petruchio," Kiss Me Kate, PBS, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Uris, "A Star to Guide Them," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (animated), syndicated, 1996
  • Also appeared in Evening at Pops, PBS; Another World; Guiding Light.
  • Albums
  • (With others) Dance a Little Closer, TER, 1989
  • (With others) Closer Than Ever (original cast), RCA, 1990
  • (With others) Brigadoon, EMI-Angel, 1991
  • (with others) Strike Up the Band, Nonesuch, 1991
  • (With others) Grand Hotel (original Broadway cast), RCA, 1992
  • (With others) The Busby Berkeley Album, Angel Records, 1994
  • (With others) Lost in Boston IV, Varese, 1997
  • (With others) Unsung Musicals III, Varese, 1997
  • (With others) Candide: The New Broadway Cast Recording, RCA, 1997
  • (With others) Maximillon, 1997
  • The Kander & Ebb Album, Brent Barrett Varese Sarabande, 1999
  • (With others) Wonderful Town (studio cast recording), EMI, 1999
  • (With others) In Celebration of Life--A Benefit Recording for BroadwayCares/Equity Fights AIDS, Abrams Gentile, 2000
  • (With others) Unsung Musicals: The Ultimate Collection, 2001
  • (With others) Through the Years, PS Classics, 2001
  • (With others) The Stephen Sondheim Album, Varese Records, 2001
  • The Alan Jay Lerner Album, 2002
  • (With others) The Musicality of Rogers and Hammerstein, Jay Records, 2002
  • (With others) The Musicality of Porter, Jay Records, 2003
  • (With others) In the Beginning on The Maury Yeston Songbook, PS Classics, 2003

Further Reference


    • New York Times, February 16, 2003
    • Palm Beach Post, February 7, 2003
    • Star-Ledger, April 4, 2003

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