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Brody Bett

BRODY BETT (Charlie alt.) is thrilled and blessed to play Charlie in this production! Previous roles: Michael (Finding Neverland Broadway National Tour), Regional roles: Tiny Tim (A Christmas Carol), Curly the Lost Boy (Peter Pan), Grand Duke (Cinderella), King of Hearts (Alice in Wonderland). Huge thanks to Benton Whitley and Take3Talent. @brodybett Brody is also a musician and plays 6 instruments.

Ryan Umbarila

RYAN UMBARILA (Charlie alt.) is ecstatic to be making his National Tour debut. He has appeared as Young Joshua in Evil Lives Here, IMDB. Ryan would like to thank Kim at Zoom Talent, David, Mallory, and Rose at CESD, Denise, Jazelle, Ashley, Karen, Michelle, Tara, the Charlie creative team, the entire cast, Katelyn and Ashley, and all the teachers at Longwood for preparing him for this opportunity. Thank you, mom, dad, Brianna, and Olivia, for believing in me and for your constant love and support. Instagram: ryanumbarila

Review Quotes

Theatrical Musings – 01/10/2020

“…and child actor Ryan Umbarila, who played Charlie at the reviewed performance, sing and move with sunny energy during this musical number…Certainly, Charlie is different. And as Umbarila portrays him, the boy is a small, wide-eyed, imaginative child with almost unbridled enthusiasm and a sweet disposition.”

Florida Theater On Stage – 01/02/2020

“Little Charlie Bucket (a strong Ryan Umbarila on opening night, alternating with Brody Bett)…”

Miami Art Zine – 12/31/2019

“That’s because McCoy and child actor Ryan Umbarila, who played Charlie at the reviewed performance, sing and move with sunny energy during this musical number…And as Umbarila portrays him, the boy is a small, wide-eyed, imaginative kid with almost unbridled enthusiasm and a sweet disposition.”

Tour Schedule

Event Information:

  • Tue
    10
    Mar
    2020
    Sun
    15
    Mar
    2020

    Grand Rapids, MI

    DeVos Performance Hall

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