Brian recently played 'Frank Houston' in NBC's SMASH, starring opposite Debra Messing. Early Broadway credits include Blood Brothers and playing 'Barrett, the stoker' in Titanic (earning him a Drama League Award nomination). Brian received Tony nominations for his performances in Sweet Smell of Success and the lovable 'Shrek' in Shrek: the Musical. He received the Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards for playing 'Shrek'. Most recently he gave a "powerhouse performance" as 'Dirk Benedict' in the Public Theatre's production of the new musical Giant.