Artist Bios

Jonathan Butler-Duplessis

Jonathan Butler-Duplessis

(Bio as of June 2019)

Jonathan Butler-Duplessis (Conductor/Marcellus Washburn) makes his Goodman Theatre debut. Chicago credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Peter Pan (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Ragtime, Man of La Mancha, Sister Act (Marriott Theatre); Parade (Writers Theatre – Jeff Award); The Little Mermaid, In the Heights, The Who’s Tommy (Paramount Theatre) and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Drury Lane Theatre). Regional theater credits include Big River (Actors Theatre of Louisville); Dreamgirls, The Color Purple (Milwaukee Repertory Theater) and From My Hometown (Madison Theatre at Molloy College). Television credits include Empire and Chicago Med. Butler-Duplessis is a graduate of the University of Illinois. 

With Goodman Theatre

  • The Music Man The Music Man
    1819 Season
    Play by Book, Music and Lyrics by Meredith Willson; Based on a Story by Willson and Franklin Lacey
    Directed by Mary Zimmerman