Adam Kaplan (2008)
Originally from Westport, Connecticut, Adam Kaplan is a New York based actor and singer. While at Staples, he earned high marks for his own roles in shows like “Romeo and Juliet,” “Children of Eden” and “Diary of Anne Frank.”
After performing with the prestigious Staples Players in high school, Adam went on to pursue a BFA in Music Theatre at Elon University in North Carolina.
He was a finalist in the 2012 NYMF's Next Broadway Sensation competition, and in January of 2013 made his Broadway debut in Disney's Newsies! performing the leading role Jack Kelly numerous times. He was in the New York Philharmonic's Show Boat which was subsequently broadcast as part of PBS' Live at Lincoln Center series. Adam recently toured the United States and Japan as Charlie Price in the first national tour of Kinky Boots.
He is currently starring on Broadway as Calogero in the hit musical A Bronx Tale directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks at the Longacre Theatre