Actor and vocalist who was simply nominated for 3 Tony Honours between 2002 and 2009, for his jobs within the Broadway musicals Thoroughly Contemporary Millie, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and 9 to 5. He was created in Hackensack, NJ, though his family members later shifted to Plantation, Florida, where he grew up. He originally researched political research at Florida Atlantic College or university before changing his main to theatre. His initial role post-college is at the nationwide tour of Bye Bye Birdie, and continued to surface in well-known Broadway musicals such as for example Beauty as well as the Beast, Joseph as well as the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, as well as the Scarlet Pimpernel. He wedded fellow Broadway professional Shannon Lewis in 2011. He starred within the 1995 TV film version of Bye Bye Birdie with Jason Alexander .