Broadway Rocker Adam Pascal to Visit Wheelock
October 05, 2006Adam Pascal is an American actor, best known for his Tony nominated performance as Roger Davis in the original cast of the musical RENT, on Broadway. He is also known for originating the role of Radames in Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA. His performance in Rent earned him a Tony nomination, a Theater World award, and an Obie Award.
Adam Pascal made his film debut in SLC Punk! (1999), and also appeared in School of Rock (2003) and Temptation (2004). He has released two solo rock albums, Model Prisoner (2000) and Civilian (2004). Pascal also performed a cover of Billy Joel's "New York State of Mind" to the CD Broadway Cares: Home for the Holidays.
In late 2005, he starred as Roger Davis in the film version of RENT, directed by Chris Columbus. Most recently, Pascal had a guest role as Dennis Hofferman, a murder victim on an episode of CBS’s Cold Case.
Pascal is currently on tour with Larry Edoff and preparing to record a third solo album. He will be appearing at Wheelock Family Theatre on Thursday, October 5.