Bart Shatto has been featured in both original Broadway casts of Tony-nominated "Hands on a Hardbody", Tony-nominated "The Civil War" and "Dracula" (originating the role of Texan Quincey Morris). He also played the iconic role of Jean Valjean in both National Tour and Broadway casts of "Les Miserables". Bart was nominated for a Helen Hayes award for Ford's Theatre production of "The Civil War". He has worked with award-winning directors Neil Pepe, Des McAnuff, Jeff Calhoun, Jerry Zaks, Jason Moore and Richard Maltby Jr.
As a singer, he is a veteran member of the Gold/Platinum selling symphonic progressive rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra. National Tour credits include: "Cats" (Gus/Growltiger), "The Civil War "(1st National), "Les Miserables". He has performed at renowned regional theatres including Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alley Theatre - Houston, Ford's Theatre and the Barter Theatre. Also, Bart had the distinguished honor of performing for President Bush at the National Theatre in Washington D.C. along with Maya Angelou, Hal Holbrook and Tricia Yearwood.
Bart can be heard as the voice of "Gaspard's Papa" in the new animated series for Disney Jr. "Gaspard and Lisa". Other television credits include "Ghost Stories"(Fox Family) and "Guiding Light". He is co-starring in the feature film "Freedom" opposite Cuba Gooding Jr, independent feature "Reunion 108" and the new musical film (opposite Tony-nominated Orfeh) "Life of an Actress". Recently, Bart returned from London playing the famed 20th century writer of erotica D.H. Lawrence in a new musical "Lawrence" at the Bridewell Theatre for a limited run.