Innovative Performing Artists

Ryan Silverman

Ryan Silverman


Ryan Silverman starred in Side Show on Broadway for which he received a Drama Desk nomination for Best Actor. Other Broadway credits include star turns as Billy Flynn in Chicago and Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera. Silverman received Drama Desk and Drama League nomination for his performance as Giorgio in CSC’s production of Passion. He has appeared at the Kennedy Center as  Sir Lancelot alongside Brian Stokes Mitchell in Camelot and as Terry Connor in Side Show. Ryan recently starred in the Theatre du Chatelet’s acclaimed production of Passion opposite Natalie Dessay. Silverman has also been featured in Music in the Air (Karl) at Encores!; Cry-Baby  on Broadway and The Most Happy Fella (Al) at New York City Opera. 

His portrayal of Tony in the Olivier nominated 2008 West End production of West Side Story received universal raves. He starred as Sky in the 1st National tour of Mamma Mia!, and Jose in the world premiere of the new musical Carmen at La Jolla Playhouse. Ryan played the role of Rapunzel’s Prince in Into The Woods at the MUNY and was in the Chicago production of Wicked (Fiyero u/s). Regional credits include Thoroughly Modern Millie (Jimmy), Cinderella (Prince), Grease! (Danny), Hello Dolly! (Cornelius), Assassins (John Wilkes Booth), Sweeney Todd (Anthony), Forever Plaid (Smudge), and Blood Brothers (Eddie Lyons). TV and film: Gossip Girl, The 5 Minarets Of New York, Sex and the City 2, True Blood. Ryan has performed his club act the Café Carlyle (month long residency) and Feinstein’s at the Regency. Concert performances with: The New York Pops (Carnegie Hall), Seattle Symphony with Marvin Hamlisch, Philadelphia Orchestra, Philly Pops, Vancouver Symphony, The Cincinnati Pops, Utah Symphony, Houston Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Edmonton Symphony, among others.