Big Deal in West Side Story
About the Artist:
Tucker Breder is making his HGO debut. Regionally, he made his principal debut as the Tin Man in Syracuse Stage’s new circus-inspired production of The Wizard of Oz led by Donna Drake and 2 Ring Circus. Other regional credits include Candide (principal ensemble) at L.A. Opera starring Kelsey Grammer and Christine Ebersole; Oklahoma! (Mike, Dream Curly cover) and The Siege of Calais (ensemble) at the Glimmerglass Festival; and Mary Poppins (ensemble) at Syracuse Stage. Breder was an acting apprentice at Barrington Stage Co. In 2017, he was awarded the Emerging Talent Award in the Lotte Lenya Competition by the Kurt Weill Foundation. In summer 2018, he will reprise the role of Big Deal in Glimmerglass’s West Side Story and perform in the chorus of Silent Night. In the coming year, he expects to complete his bachelor of fine arts degree in musical theater at Syracuse University.