Krysta Rodriguez and Megan McGinnis Set for Rubicon Broadway Cabaret Benefit, 5/12
Rubicon Theatre Company announces a Broadway Cabaret Benefit that will feature Broadway stars Krysta Rodriguez (First Date, The Addams Family and "Smash") and Megan McGinnis (LES MISERABLES, Little Women and Beauty and the Beast). Taking place on May 12th at 7 pm in Montecito, CA, the night will consist of hors d'oeuvres, a hosted bar, a silent auction, and a specially designed program of various Broadway hits performed as an intimate concert. For a private invitation with event details, patrons can contact Alyson Melling at 805.647.2912 ext. 237.
Krysta Rodriguez was seen as high-flying diva Ana Vargas on the NBC series "Smash." She also recently originated the role of Casey in the Broadway musical First Date alongside Ventura native Zachary Levi. Prior to that, she originated the role of iconic character Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family with Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth. She was also in the original Broadway casts of In the Heights, Spring Awakening and Good Vibrations as well as playing Bebe in the revival of A Chorus Line.
Megan McGinnis returns to Ventura, having originated the role of Jerusha Abbott in the World Premiere of Daddy Long Legs (Ovation Award). She has since played the role in London at the St. James Theatre and across the U.S., garnering a Chicago Jeff Nomination, Boston IRNE Award, Elliot Norton award, and Cincinnati Entertainer of the Year Award. McGinnis has starred on Broadway as Eponine in LES MISERABLES, Beth in Little Women, Belle in Beauty and the Beast. Other Broadway credits include Thoroughly Modern Millie, Parade, and The Diary of Anne Frank. National tours include Fiddler on the Roof, The Sound of Music, and James Joyce's The Dead. Film and television credits include "Anywhere but Here," "Wings," "Blossom" and "Sister, Sister."