Jared Fessler

Jared Fessler

Jared [He/Him] hails from Iowa and currently calls Minneapolis, Minnesota home. His roots in theatre run deep, having grown up immersed in the performing arts. Jared pursued a diverse range of artistic disciplines, including music, dance, and theatre, with additional training in BFA musical theatre.

Among his cherished theatrical experiences, notable productions include State Fair, Oliver, Guys and Dolls, Working, Damn Yankees, A Chorus Line, and The Crucible (the opera).

In his professional life, Jared is engaged in workforce development and IT, showcasing his versatility. Beyond his career, he is also a skilled photographer. His passion for the arts endures, as he actively attends theatrical productions, participates in workshops, and occasionally takes the stage.

Jared's journey has come full circle, as Broadway World, a longstanding resource in his theatrical exploration since early days, now features his own contributions. It's a testament to the interconnectedness of his life and love for the arts.

For those interested in following his artistic adventures, Jared can be found on Instagram @jaredfessler.




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First Show:

Ragtime the first national tour

Favorite Show:

When it comes to musical preferences, Jared's favorites include Kinky Boots, Ragtime, Light in the Piazza, Beautiful, Waitress, Allegiance, Wicked, The Prom, Sweeney Todd, Jekyll and Hyde, Legally Blonde, and A Chorus Line, The Wiz, The Color Purple, Phantom of the Opera



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Interview: Shinah Hey of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
Interview: Shinah Hey of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
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Read our interview with Shinah Hey of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.

Review: GOD OF CARNAGE at Theatre in the Round
Review: GOD OF CARNAGE at Theatre in the Round
April 7, 2024

What did our critic think of GOD OF CARNAGE at Theatre in the Round?

Review: ON YOUR FEET at Ordway Center For The Performing Arts
Review: ON YOUR FEET at Ordway Center For The Performing Arts
April 7, 2024

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Review: THE HEARTBREAK ON THE MAP TOUR WITH DAN + SHAY at Xcel Energy Center
Review: THE HEARTBREAK ON THE MAP TOUR WITH DAN + SHAY at Xcel Energy Center
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Interview: KRISTEN TARRAGÓ of ON YOUR FEET at Ordway Center For The Performing Arts
Interview: KRISTEN TARRAGÓ of ON YOUR FEET at Ordway Center For The Performing Arts
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On Your Feet! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage, and two people who believed in their talent—and each other—to become an international sensation: Emilio and Gloria Estefan. Now their story is an all-new, exhilarating original musical winning the hearts of critics and audiences alike, with The New York Times cheering, “The very air in the room seems to vibrate in this undeniably crowd-pleasing musical!” 

Interview: Ann Morrison of MERRILY FROM CENTER STAGE at The Woman's Club Of Minneapolis
Interview: Ann Morrison of MERRILY FROM CENTER STAGE at The Woman's Club Of Minneapolis
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A solo musical based on memories of Ann’s award winning Broadway debut as Mary Flynn in the 1981 Stephen Sondheim musical, Merrily We Roll Along Thursday, April 25, 7:30 pm, in the Theater. Perhaps you saw Merrily We Roll Along at Theater Latté Da last season or are one of the lucky few able to get tickets to the current, sold-out, and extended production on Broadway. Whether or not you’ve seen the musical, you don’t want to miss Ann Morrison in her one-person show, Merrily From Center Stage.

Interview: Sheena Janson Kelley of THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Artistry Theater
Interview: Sheena Janson Kelley of THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Artistry Theater
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One of the most beloved musicals of all time comes to Artistry! Featuring a treasure trove of cherished Rodgers & Hammerstein songs, including Climb Every Mountain, My Favorite Things, Do-Re-Mi, Sixteen Going on Seventeen and the title number, THE SOUND OF MUSIC has enchanted audiences of all ages for more than 60 years, earning several Tony Awards, including Best Musical. This spring, experience it for the first time or all over again at the Schneider Theater!

Previews: HECUBA at Pangea World Theater
Previews: HECUBA at Pangea World Theater
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Pangea World Theater will present Hecuba by Marina Carr, a compelling reimagining of the aftermath of the Fall of Troy.

Review: ALICE IN WONDERLAND at Children's Theatre Company
Review: ALICE IN WONDERLAND at Children's Theatre Company
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Review: BIANCA DEL RIO - DEAD INSIDE COMEDY TOUR at The Palace Theater
Review: BIANCA DEL RIO - DEAD INSIDE COMEDY TOUR at The Palace Theater
April 1, 2024

What did our critic think of BIANCA DEL RIO - DEAD INSIDE COMEDY TOUR at The Palace Theater? RuPaul's Drag Race season six winner, Bianca Del Rio, brought her 'Dead Inside World Tour' to Saint Paul, Minnesota, gracing the stage of the Palace Theater on March 30, 2024.

Review: A UNIQUE ASSIGNMENT at History Theatre
Review: A UNIQUE ASSIGNMENT at History Theatre
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Review: FIVE FOR FIGHTING WITH STRING QUARTET at Uptown Theater Minneapolis
Review: FIVE FOR FIGHTING WITH STRING QUARTET at Uptown Theater Minneapolis
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Review: APPLES IN WINTER at Gremlin Theatre
Review: APPLES IN WINTER at Gremlin Theatre
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What did our critic think of APPLES IN WINTER at Gremlin Theatre? Miriam bakes a sensational apple pie, and today she faces a special request to recreate her signature recipe. However, this request comes at a heavy emotional expense: she must confront a heinous act from over 20 years ago, for which her son now sits on death row.

Review: THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre Minneapolis
Review: THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre Minneapolis
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What did our critic think of THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre Minneapolis? Giraffes gracefully strut, birds elegantly swoop, and gazelles leap with grace. The enchanting spectacle of the Serengeti unfolds before your eyes, as the majestic Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is the captivating return of Disney’s The Lion King at the Orpheum Theatre!

Interview: NICK LAMEDICA of THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre Minneapolis
Interview: NICK LAMEDICA of THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre Minneapolis
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Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s The Lion King, making its triumphant return to the Orpheum Theatre!

Review: THE COLOR PURPLE at Theater Latte Da
Review: THE COLOR PURPLE at Theater Latte Da
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Interview: Brian D. Kennedy of A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY & MY FAIR BRADY
Interview: Brian D. Kennedy of A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY & MY FAIR BRADY
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Brian D. Kennedy is the acclaimed author of 'A Little Bit Country' and 'My Fair Brady.' Originally from Minnesota, he currently resides in New York City with his husband and their remarkably photogenic dog. When he's not writing, you can find him passionately engaged in his work at an LGBTQ nonprofit or indulging his fascination with all things Dolly Parton.

Interview: PETER HARGRAVE of THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre Minneapolis
Interview: PETER HARGRAVE of THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre Minneapolis
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We chat with Peter Hargrave who plays Scar in the national touring production of The Lion King.

Interview: MUKELISIWE GOBA of THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre Minneapolis
Interview: MUKELISIWE GOBA of THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre Minneapolis
March 13, 2024

Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s The Lion King, making its triumphant return to the Orpheum Theatre!

Interview: ZOIE REAMS of TROUBLE IN TAHITI & SERVICE PROVIDER at Minnesota Opera
Interview: ZOIE REAMS of TROUBLE IN TAHITI & SERVICE PROVIDER at Minnesota Opera
March 12, 2024

Sam and Dinah are living the American dream in 1950s suburbia. Beau and Autumn are celebrating their anniversary over dinner and drinks. But there’s one problem… neither couple is happy. Beau and Autumn can’t seem to look up from their phones and Sam and Dinah can’t stand to be in the same room with each other. Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti and Christopher Weiss and John de los Santos’ Service Provider may not be filled with marital bliss, but these one-act crowd pleasers are sure to keep you on the edge of your seat all night long. 



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