Prior to his role on NCIS: LOS ANGELES, Barrett Foa played the lead in "Avenue Q" and "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" on Broadway, and was featured in the original Broadway cast of "Mamma Mia!." Also, Foa played Jesus in the 30th anniversary production of "Godspell" and can be heard on the recording. Recently, he tackled the role of Harold Hill in "The Music Man" at the Connecticut Repertory Theater. He was also the first official social media correspondent for "The 2013 Tony Awards" on CBS, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look during rehearsals and on show day.
Foa's television credits include guest starring roles on "Numb3rs" and "NCIS," on the Network, "Entourage" and "The Closer."
Foa's extensive theatre credits encompass both plays and musicals at venues such as Playwrights Horizons, The Public, New York Theatre Workshop, and Ars Nova in New York City. Regionally, he has starred in productions at Paper Mill Playhouse, Bay Street Theatre, Hartford Stage and The Shakespeare Theatre Company, D.C., TheatreWorks in CA, The St. Louis Muny, North Shore Music Theatre, Weston Playhouse, and seasons at Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Maine State Music Theatre and Music Theatre of Wichita.
Born and raised in New York City, Foa graduated from The Dalton School in Manhattan. He attended Interlochen Arts Camp for four summers, studied Shakespeare at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theater Performance from The University of Michigan.
In addition to his role on NCIS: LOS ANGELES, Foa is the co-writer, producer and star in "For The Record: John Hughes," a unique, live musical event in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago featuring scenes and songs from the movies of legendary '80s film director, John Hughes. The show played multiple sold out runs in LA and NYC. He can be followed on Twitter @BarrettFoa.