Performing Arts Department: Alumni

NICK ADAMS ‘01

Nick Adams was the final actor to star as Fiyero in the First National Touring production of the Broadway hit Wicked. Most notably, He originated and starred as Adam/Felicia in the Tony winning Broadway musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert (winner of two Broadway Audience Choice Awards, American Theater Hall of Fame Honoree, Astaire Award nominee) Also on Broadway: A Chorus Line (Larry), Guys and Dolls, Chicago (Mary Sunshine standby), La Cage Aux Folles (2010 Tony Winning Revival), and The Pirate Queen. TV and Film credits include: Sex and the City 2, An Englishman in New York, “Smash,” “As the World Turns,” “Guiding Light,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “Rosie Live,” “It Could Be Worse,” “The Kennedy Center Honors,” “Regis and Kelly,” “Good Morning America,” “The View,” “The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” “Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris,” multiple telecasts of “The Tony Awards,” and currently Keith on season two of “Go-Go Boy Interrupted.” Concerts: New York Pops 30th Anniversary (Carnegie Hall), Songs For A New World (NYC, Director Jeff Calhoun), Naples Philharmonic, Indianapolis Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Erie Philharmonic, Boston Pops, Cincinnati Pops, Birdland, NYC Gay Men’s Chorus, Boston Gay Men’s Chorus, Feinstein’s 54 Below. Regional: Bucks County Playhouse, Papermill Playhouse, Pittsburgh CLO, Kansas City Starlight, The MUNY, & the Lyric of Oklahoma. Mr. Adams has instructed several master classes nationwide, has served on the guest faculty of The Boston Conservatory Musical Theatre Dance Intensive as well as The Broadway Dreams Foundation, and is regarded as a Capezio Dance Athlete. Nick has been featured in several national media outlets including Vanity Fair, DNA Magazine, Paper Magazines’ Beautiful People issue and the covers of Dance Spirit and Instinct Magazine. Recordings: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, La Cage Aux Folles, The Pirate Queen, Dee Does Broadway, Crossroads Broadway compilation album. BFA Boston Conservatory. www.nicholasadams.com @thenickadams