LOTHAIR EATON

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ABOUT

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Biography

Lothair Eaton was born in Chicago, into a musical family.
His father, Cleveland J. Eaton is a famous Jazz musician, playing Contra Bass with the incredible Ramsey Lewis Trio, as well as the World famous Count Basie Orchestra. Lothair began singing at the age of 5 in his children’s choir at church, and has not stopped since.

In his High School years he trained summers and graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy. Then went on to study and graduate from the prestigious Theatre program at Carnegie-Mellon University.

Lothair has been very fortunate to perform on stages all over the world. Most recently he was seen playing his favorite role, Poppa the Old Steam Train in the UK Tour of Andrew Llyod Webber’s STARLIGHT EXPRESS. Lothair has had the great fortune of playing this role off and on over the last 20 years, and is very close to having performed this role 3,000 times! And Still loves it! He has been seen in the German show ’92-’95, 2001-2007, Las Vegas ’96-’98, and New Zealand in 2009. 

Last not least: Lothair was thrilled to once again play his most favourite role of ‘Poppa’ in the 2012/13 Starlight Express UK Tour.

Lothair was also seen in the ’95 UK Tour of 5 GUYS NAMED MOE. Throughout Germany and the UK Lothair has performed in many Musical Galas and events, as well as his own Cabaret shows to rave reviews!

In New York, Lothair was seen in the original cast of NUNSENSE A-MEN as Sister Mary Hubert to wonderful reviews! Also in the York Theatre production of LOST IN THE STARS. And the Papermill Playhouse production of SHOW BOAT, which was also taped and shown on P.B.S. Great Performances. Enjoying time in Vegas, he went back to play the Master Of Laughter. Not surprising if you know Lothair’s Laugh 🙂 In EFX at the MGM Grand Hotel starring Tommy Tune!

TV credits include an episode of COP ROCK, and FORD commercials in Germany.

Other favorite roles include The Voice Of The Plant in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, C. C. White in DREAMGIRLS and the Bigger is better character in WHEN PIGS FLY

  • NUNSENSE A-MEN as Sister Mary Hubert
  • York Theatre production of LOST IN THE STARS
  • Papermill Playhouse production of SHOW BOAT
  • TV credits include an episode of COP ROCK
  • FORD commercials in Germany
  • The Voice Of The Plant in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
  • C. C. White in DREAMGIRLS
  • Bigger is better character in WHEN PIGS FLY

CREDITS

THEATREACTINGLOCATION
Starlight ExpressPoppa (2,976 Performances)UK Tour BKL Productions Mehr Entertainment, Germany Troika, Las Vegas Hilton Stetson Group, New Zealand Tour
Show BoatBubbaPapermill Playhouse (and PBS)
Lost in the StarsHlabeniThe York Theatre
Ron Giovanni (Workshop)MarineLincoln Center (Dir. Del Close)
Nunsense A-MenSister Mary Hubert47th Street Theatre Orig. Off Broadway
Five Guys Named MoeEat Moe/Big Moe/Little MoeCameron Mackintosh UK Tour
DreamgirlsC C WhiteDowntown Cabaret Theatre (Dir. Weyman Thompson)
Coffeehouse MagikDerrick WymanThe Secret Theatre
When Pigs FlyBig GirlCoronet Theatre, LA
EFXMaster Of LaughterMGM Grand Las Vegas (starring Tommy Tune)
Little Shop Of HorrorsVoice Of The PlantFalmouth Playhouse
Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor DreamcoatReubenTibbits Opera House
TELEVISION
Cop RockSupportingABC
Show BoatSupportingPBS Great Performances
EDUCATION
Carnegie-Mellon UniversityBFA in Drama
TRAINING
Acting:Mel Shapiro, Anthony McKay, Elisabeth Orion, Gregory Lahane, and Barbara Baxley
Voice:Beatrice Krebs, Noel Turner, David Craig
Dance:Billy Wilson, Myron Nadel: Ballet, Jazz, and Tap
Commercial Edge/ The Network:Scott Wojcik and David Cady
SPECIAL SKILLS
Roller Skating; Speaks German and French

Voice Lessons with Lothair

Internationally renowned entertainer and
Carnagie Mellon Drama Grad, Lothair Eaton,
is teaching private voice lessons in NYC!

We will cover:

  • Breathing
  • Vocal technique through vocalise
  • Repertoire

Where: Midtown, NY
Lessons: 30 or 60 Minutes

Prices on request!

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