The Anastasia star celebrates his birthday October 3.
Derek Klena celebrates his birthday Ocotber 3. The actor made his Broadway debut as Fiyero in Wicked in 2013 and followed that up by originating the role of Michael in Jason Robert Brown’s The Bridges of Madison County. Klena first broke through in Off-Broadway’s 2012 revival of Carrie, where he was quickly noticed and scooped up by Oscar and Tony winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul to originate the lead role of Eddie Birdlace in Dogfight.
Currently, he stars as Dmitry in the stage adaptation of the animated movie Anastasia.
Flip through photos of some of his stage highlights below:
From Wicked to Anastasia: Take a Look at Derek Klena on the Stage