Batt, Bryan 1963–
BATT, Bryan 1963–
Born March 1, 1963, in New Orleans, LA; son of Gayle Batt (a dancer and amateur actress). Education: Graduated from Tulane University, 1985; studied acting at Circle in the Square Theatre School.
Career: Actor. Hazelnut (gifts and home accessories), New Orleans, LA, owner.
Awards, Honors: Drama Desk Award nomination, 1999, for Forbidden Broadway Cleans Up Its Act; Drama Logue Award, for Jeffrey.
Al, Too Many Girls, Equity Library Theatre, New York City, 1986.
(Broadway debut) Rocky/Greaseball, Starlight Express, Gershwin Theatre, New York City, 1987.
Kenicke, Grease, Darien Dinner Theater, 1990.
Munkstrap, Cats, Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1991–1992.
Darius/Man in bed, Jeffrey, Minetta Lane Theatre, then WPA Theatre, New York City, 1992–1993, then Los Angeles, 1994.
Understudy for the role of Pharoh, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1993–1994.
Understudy for the role of Joe Gillis and small roles, then Joe Gillis, Sunset Boulevard, Minskoff Theatre, 1994–1996.
Forbidden Broadway Strikes Back, Triad Theater, New York City, 1996–1998.
Forbidden Broadway Cleans Up Its Act, Ellen's Stardust Diner Theatre, New York City, 1998–1999.
I Love New York at Rainbow and the Stars, Rainbow and Stars, New York City, 1998.
Ascendancy, Rattlestick, New York City, 1998.
In the Beginning, Maine State Theatre, 1998.
Understudy for the role of Percy/Pimpernel then Percy/Pimpernel, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Minskoff Theatre, 1999.
Monty, the deejay, Saturday Night Fever, Minskoff Theatre, 1999–2000.
Understudy for the role of Cat in the Hat, Seussical!, Richard Rogers Theatre, New York City, 2000–2001.
Lumiere, Beauty and the Beast, Lunt–Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 2001–2002.
Also appeared as Patroclus, The Golden Apple, York Theatre, New York City; Che, Evita, Carousel Dinner Theater; Dick Dickerson, Trixie True: Teen Detective, Boston Post Road Stage Co.; Paris, Romeo & Juliet, New Orleans Center Stage; John, The Lover, New Orleans Center Stage; Jeep, Action, New Orleans Center Stage; in Give My Regards to Broadway, Carnegie Hall.
Munkstrap, Cats, U.S. cities, 1991.
Darius, Jeffrey, Orion Classics, 1995.
Tino, Kiss Me, Guido, Paramount, 1997.
Carlos, Hit and Runaway, Lot 47, 1999.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Appeared in Pulp Comics Special featuring Caroline Rhea, Comedy Central.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Guiding Light, 2003.
Hugo, "Suite Sorrow," Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NBC, 2003.
Guess Who's Coming to Decorate, Style Network, 2004.
Also appeared in The Cosby Show, NBC; As the World Turns, CBS.
Albums; with Others:
Forbidden Broadway Strikes Back, 1996.
I Love New York, 1998.
Forbidden Broadway Cleans Up Its Act, 1999.
Broadway Musicals of 1940, 2002.
Broadway Musicals of 1939, 2003.
Backstage Magazine, January 17, 2003.
Genre Magazine, December, 1999.
Next Magazine, September 24, 1999.
New Orleans Magazine, December, 2003.
New York City Official City Guide Magazine, January 31, 2002.
Playbill, November, 1999.
The Times–Picayune, October 23, 1999; May 22, 2004.
Bryan Batt Official Site, http://bryanbatt.com, June 1, 2004.