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Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes Broadway favorite Rob McClure, who is currently starring in Honeymoon in Vegas at the Nederlander Theatre. Watch as they discuss the show, how he got his start at Paper Mill Playhouse, his obsession with video games, and so much more. Check out the full interview below!

McClure received Tony, Drama League, Astaire, and Outer Critics Circle nominations and won Theatre World and Clive Barnes awards for his performance in the title role of Chaplin: The Musical. Rob's other Broadway credits include I'm Not Rappaport, opposite Judd Hirsch and Ben Vereen, and the roles of Princeton and Rod in Avenue Q. He later received a Helen Hayes nomination for his performance in the Avenue Q national tour. He delighted 92nd Street Y audiences in Kathleen Marshall's salute to MGM musicals Going Hollywood and similarly charmed crowds at New York City Center Encores! in Where's Charley? and Irma La Douce.

Regionally, he appeared in the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's The Game's Afoot at the Cleveland Playhouse and Robert and Willie Reale's Johnny Baseball at the American Repertory Theatre. A fan favorite at St Louis's Muny, Rob has been seen there in Little Shop of Horrors, Mary Poppins, Shrek, The Addams Family, and Hello, Dolly! Particularly active in the Philadelphia theater scene, Rob has collaborated with the Arden Theatre Co. (A Funny Thing..., Flea and the Professor), The Walnut Street (Mozart in Amadeus, Carmen Ghia in The Producers), and many more, winning him two Barrymore Awards for Best Actor. Other regional work includes; The Old Globe, Delaware Theatre Co., Flat Rock Playhouse, McCarter Theatre, and LaJolla Playhouse. Rob recently made his film debut in the Award winning short film Recursion, directed by Sam Buntrock for which Rob won Best Actor at The Queen's World Film Festival. He also recently made his network television debut, guest starring on the hit CBS crime drama, "Person of Interest."

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