Hunter Parrish, star of the acclaimed Showtime series “Weeds” and the recent Tony Award-winning hit Spring Awakening, is set to star as Jesus in the upcoming Broadway revival of the legendary rock musical GODSPELL.
“I am elated to be joining the GODSPELL family, and honored to be a part of bringing this thrilling classic back to Broadway,” said Hunter Parrish. “I knew after meeting with the creative team that I was going to be a part of something really exciting. I can’t wait to get started.”
On television, Parrish is currently reprising his role as Silas Botwin on the seventh season of “Weeds” opposite Mary-Louise Parker, Justin Kirk and Kevin Nealon.
Parrish made his Broadway debut to critical acclaim as Melchior in the Tony Award-winning hit musical Spring Awakening.
On the big screen, he starred in director Nancy Meyers’ 2009 hit It’s Complicated opposite Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin; in Burr Steers’ 17 Again opposite Zac Efron, Matthew Perry and Leslie Mann; and in Kieran Mulroney and Michele Mulroney’s Paper Man opposite Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Daniels and Lisa Kudrow.
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