Jonathan Hadley is a well renowned actor most known for his 2000 performances in the Broadway, national, and international tour productions of Jersey Boys. He was previously seen on Broadway channeling Marvin Hamlisch and Michael Bennett in A Class Actand Off-Broadway in The Great Divorce, Caesar and Cleopatra, Widowers’ Houses, Rothschild and Sons, Finian’s Rainbow, and Theda Bara and the Frontier Rabbi. Tours include Sy Spector in The Bodyguard (with Deborah Cox), Rapunzel’s Prince in Into the Woods (with Cleo Laine), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (with Donny Osmond), Fiddler on the Roof (with Theo Bikel) and Forbidden Broadway in the US and Australia.
Favorite regional credits include Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps, Vanya in Vanya, and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, The Man in Dirty Blonde, Born Yesterday, Yiddle With A Fiddle(Boston Herald Award), Loves Labors Lost, Call Me Madam (starring Leslie Uggams), The Secret Garden and Tammy Faye’s Final Audition. Jonathan is also a TV and film veteran appearing as the lead in Due Season, as a lawyer in Succession, Another World, Kidsworld, Sex and the City, and the lead in After Ella, an official Cannes selection.
Jonathan is a director and teaching artist with Camp Broadway, TADA!, the Yip Harburg Foundation’s “Rainbow Troupe” and BRAVO’s “On With the Show”. He directed Much Ado About Nothing and Tartuffe for New York’s Sonnet Repertory Theatre and was the Producing Artistic Director of the Depot Theatre, in Westport, NY for two seasons. Jonathan holds a BFA in Acting from the University of the North Carolina School of the Arts and an MFA in Directing from Brooklyn College.