Jason Petty

Jason Petty is honored to reprise the role of Hank, which he debuted in 1996 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Mr. Petty has researched the role extensively, interviewing friends, family and band members of the legend, earning national and international acclaim for his portrayal. He is honored to work once again with Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman, having also performed in their musical Appalachian Strings. Mr. Petty, a veteran actor, writer and musician, studied with Barry Scott, Professor of Theatre Arts at Tennessee State University. He wishes to thank his wife, Hope, for her unquestioned love and support, his parents, grandmother, and, of course, Hank!

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Hank Williams: Lost Highway Little Shubert Theatre 03/26/2003 Hank Williams
2 Hank Williams: Lost Highway Manhattan Ensemble Theatre 12/19/2002 Hank Williams
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2003 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actor Hank Williams: Lost Highway Actor
2 NOMINATED 2003 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Actor in a Musical Hank Williams: Lost Highway Actor