Nick Adams

Last updated: September 29, 2023

Nick Adams is an award-winning actor, singer, and dancer. He co-stars as Cooper in the critically acclaimed Searchlight feature film Fire Island (Gotham Award winner, People’s Choice Award Nominee Comedy of the Year, GLAAD Award Nominee). Notably, he originated and starred as Adam/Felicia in the Tony-winning Broadway musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert, which earned him an honor from the American Theater Hall of Fame, two Broadway Audience Choice Awards, and an Astaire Award nomination for Best Dancer on Broadway. He received national critical acclaim for his portrayal of Whizzer in the North American Tour of Lincoln Center Theatre’s Broadway production of Falsettos (dir. James Lapine). Nick was the final actor to star as Fiyero in the First National Touring production of Wicked. He recently originated the role of Alexis Gilmore in the Broadway World Award-winning world premiere of Drag The Musical! in Hollywood, CA, and can be heard on the studio cast album. He also originated the role of Damian in the world premiere of Mary and Max at Theatre Calgary. Nick was one of the founding members of the Forest of Arden acting company and performed the new work American Dream Study under the direction of Michael Arden.

Other Broadway credits include A Chorus Line, Guys and Dolls, Chicago, La Cage Aux Folles, and The Pirate Queen. TV/Film highlights include Dallas Drake on The Other Two (HBO Max), Sex and the City 2, An Englishman in New York, Still Waiting In The Wings, Smash, As the World Turns,Guiding Light, Go-Go Boy Interrupted, It Could Be Worse. Concerts: NY Pops (Carnegie Hall), Boston Pops, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Naples Philharmonic, Erie Philharmonic, guest soloist with NYC Gay Men’s Chorus, guest soloist with Boston Gay Men’s Chorus, Feinstein’s San Francisco, 54 Below, Joe’s Pub, Birdland. He has instructed several master classes nationwide and internationally, has served on the guest faculty of The Boston Conservatory Musical Theatre Dance Intensive and The Broadway Dreams Foundation, and is regarded as a Capezio Dance Athlete. Nick has been featured in several national media outlets including Vanity Fair, Attitude, DNA Magazine, OUT, Paper Magazine’s “Beautiful People” issue, and Dance Spirit and Instinct Magazine covers. Nick holds a BFA from the Boston Conservatory. @thenickadams

Upcoming events