Chuck Wagner originated the title roles in Frank Wildhorn's Jekyll & Hyde. He sang the lead on the 1986 Demo and the 1987 Demo. In 1990 he starred in the World Premier performance at The Alley Theater in Houston, Texas. The strapping 6'4" actor reprised the roles in the 1999 National Tour.

His other collaborations with Frank Wildhorn' predated "Jekyll & Hyde." At the University of Southern California. Wagner overheard a discussion in the theater department. “We need someone tall who can sing!” said a voice from  within an office. Wagner stuck his head in and said, “I can sing.” The voice belonged to Frank Wildhorn and Wagner was cast in the title role in the world premiere of Frank and Steve Cuden's first musical Christopher.

Later collaboations include the musical Svengali in 1991, The demo recording of The Scarlett Pimpernel, and the demo recordings of Dracula and The Civil War. He appeared on Broadway in 2004, in Wildhorn's Dracula, The Musical, standing by for Dracula, Van Helsing and Quincey Morris.

Wagner recorded versions of Take Me As I AmThis is the MomentI Need to Know and Dangerous Game on his own solo album

  • Opening Night, 2nd National Tour
  • InTheater Magazine
  • Chuck Wagner and Linda Eder
  • Chuck Wagner and Sharon Brown
  • Chuck Wagner and Andrea Rivette
  • Chuck Wagner as Jekyll
  • Chuck Wagner, the first Dr. Jekyll
  • Chuck Wagner, with formula
  • Chuck Wagner and Deb Lyons

External Links Edit

Chuck Wagner's personal page