Kevin Cahoon


As an actor, Kevin Cahoon has originated roles in the Broadway productions of The Wedding Singer, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,The Lion King, the revival of The Rocky Horror Show, after making his Broadway debut in The Who’s Tommy. His Off Broadway credits include Hedwig and the Angry Inch ( also Boston, San Fransisco,The Edinburgh Festival )How I Learned to Drive (Second Stage Theatre), The Shaggs: Philosophy of The World (Playwrights Horizons), The Foreigner (Roundabout Theatre Company, Lucille Lortel Award nomination), The Wild Party (Manhattan Theatre Club), and Hair and Babes in Arms (City Center Encores!). Mr. Cahoon’s regional credits include The Guthrie Theater, The Old Globe ( Craig Noel Award nomination for Love’s Labor’s Lost), The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Bard SummerScape, The Ahmanson Theatre, The Berkshire Theatre Festival, and he recently created the role of Jr. Jr. in Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical at the Dallas Theatre Center and the role of The Sherriff Of Nottingham in the World Premiere of Ken Ludwig’s ‘Robin Hood’. He has appeared on television in “Nurse Jackie,” “Modern Family,” “NCIS,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “The Good Wife,” “Odd Mom Out,” “Six Degrees,” “Black Box,” “The Mentalist,” “Franklin & Bash,” “Canterbury’s Law,” “Law & Order,” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” among others. His film credits include I Am MichaelMars Needs MomsThe Curse of the Jade Scorpion, The Thing About My Folks, Sudden Manhattan, and the documentaries SqueezeBox! and <wbr/>Whether You Like It or Not: The True Story of Hedwig. With the band Ghetto Cowboy, he won the OUTmusic Award for their album Doll. As a director, Mr. Cahoon has directed numerous productions for the Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theatre ( Jete Society Award Honoree) , developmental productions at NYC’s Ars Nova Theatre, productions for the comedy duo Tastiskank ( Aspen Comedy Festival Breakout Award Winner), and recently, the New York Theatre Workshop Spring Gala starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Rachel Dratch, and Patti LuPone.

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