Chris Evans: From Stage to Screen to Stage

Chris Evans has been a big face in the film industry throughout the past few years. He usually plays characters with strong personalities and heroic qualities. In 2005, he played Johnny Storm in Fantastic Four, and he has been playing Captain America for seven years now in multiple movies (and another Marvel Avengers movie is said to be released in 2019). Now, he is changing directions and heading for the Broadway stage.

Christopher Evans was born in 1981 in our home city of Boston, Massachusetts. He began his training performing in school and community stage productions from first grade to senior year, and was guided by his mother who worked at Concord Youth Theater. After high school, Evans moved to New York to attend the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute. He soon applied for an internship with a casting office, and after working hard and becoming friendly with some of the agents that worked there, eventually one of them signed him as a client. This was when he changed his direction from stage acting to film acting. His first appearance on screen was on The Fugitive in 2000. He played many minor roles in television pilots and a few films until he finally landed a lead role in the movie Cellular in 2004. He then played a starring role in Fantastic Four in 2005 and won third hottest body via during the same year. He then won eighteenth on E! Television’s 101 Sexiest Celebrity Bodies for 2006. His career is only up from there. He now as 48 film credits for his acting, as well as two producer credits and one director credit via IMDb.

Now 36 years old, Chris Evans has made a move to the Broadway stage in Lobby Hero. Opening night is set for March 26th at Hayes Theater (via He plays a police officer in this production. Although not much can be said about the plot yet since tickets are not yet available to public audiences, Evans did say that his character is different from roles he typically plays.

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