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Broadway star Shuler Hensley's stage career began in the early 1990s with roles such as Pitkin in On the Town, Joe in The Most Happy Fella, and Miles Gloriosus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, He has also sung in the Gilbert and Sullivan operettas Pirates of Penzance and Patience and in the operas Carmen, Faust, La bohème and Don Giovanni. And in addition to an early Oklahoma! casting as Jud Fry at the North Shore Music Theatre, Boston, Shuler also played Curly at the Skylight Opera Theatre, Milwaukee.
In 1996, he went to Hamburg, Germany to perform the title role in The Phantom of the Opera in German.
In 1998, he was cast as Jud Fry for London's National Theatre production of Oklahoma!, directed by Trevor Nunn and starring Hugh Jackman as Curly. He continued to play the role when the show transferred to the West End (1999), the only American native in the cast, and then to Broadway (2002–2003), where he won a Tony, a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award for the same role.
Hensley starred as the Monster in the 2007 Broadway production of Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein. He reprised the role in the US national tour and the musical's 2017 West End premiere, returning him to the London stage.