Uncle in Beethoven Lives Upstairs
Vivaldi in Vivaldi’s Ring of Mystery
Jeff is thrilled to be an ongoing part of the Classical Kids concert series performing the role of Uncle in Beethoven Lives Upstairs as well as Vivaldi in Vivaldi’s Ring of Mystery. Chicago and regional credits include: at Drurylane Oakbrook; Scrooge in Christmas Carol, Major-General in Pirates of Penzance and Charles Thomson in 1776. At the Mariott Theatre; Mr. Sowerbury in Oliver, Sal Minetti in Victor Victoria, Moe in Sunset Boulevard and Marc Robin’s Beauty and the Beast (the latter of which also premiered at Carousel Dinner Theatre). Reprising his role as Otto Kringelein in Grand Hotel at Drurylane Water Tower won Jeff the 2006 Chicago Jeff Award for best actor. The same role won him Chicago’s After Dark Award for his performance at Theatre at the Center where he’s also played Dexter in Singin’ in the Rain, Abel Frake in State Fair, Honore’ Lachailles in Gigi and Papa Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis. Other roles include Koko in Mikado at Light Opera Works, Herr Schulz in Cabaret at Candlelight and Jacob/Potiphar in the Royal George and road tour productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. A Tenor soloist and choral arranger, Mr. Kuhl holds a Masters in Music and Opera/Theatre Performance and is the recipient of Indiana’s Anthony and Margaret Ann Keegan Awards for achievement in Theatre Arts-in-Education. Jeff dedicates his Classical Kids performances in memory of his Dad and Mom – his biggest fans.