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Paul Slade Smith is an actor and playwright, based in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, actress Erin Noel Grennan.
Paul received a 2019 Helpmann Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance as Willy Wonka in the Australian premiere of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. The production continues its successful run at Her Majesty's Theatre in Melbourne, Victoria.
His previous acting credits include: the original Broadway casts of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, FINDING NEVERLAND and the 2018 Lincoln Center revival of MY FAIR LADY; US national tours of WICKED (Doctor Dillamond) and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA; and productions at American Repertory Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Goodman, Steppenwolf, Geva Theatre Center and Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, Texas.
Paul's play UNNECESSARY FARCE, winner of nine regional theatre awards, has had over 275 productions throughout the United States, and in Canada, Great Britain, Australia, Switzerland, Iceland, Singapore, and Japan.
His latest play, THE OUTSIDER, was produced in early 2018 by Paper Mill Playhouse. Both of Paul's plays are available from the publisher Playscripts, Inc.