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April Ortiz

 
April Ortiz Headshot
Birth Place:
Los Angeles
Bio:
Broadway: InThe Heights. 1st National Tours: In The Heights (Daniela), Cats (Demeter), La Cage Aux Folles (Swing) Regional: Media Macbeth Cinderella (Yale Rep), Bright Ideas (Laguna Playhouse), Sunsets and Margaritas, Barrio Babies (Denver Center) Film: Father of the Bride I & II, The ... (read complete bio)
 
April Ortiz Headshot

Birth Place: Los Angeles

Bio:
Broadway: InThe Heights. 1st National Tours: In The Heights (Daniela), Cats (Demeter), La Cage Aux Folles (Swing) Regional: Media Macbeth Cinderella (Yale Rep), Bright Ideas (Laguna Playhouse), Sunsets and Margaritas, Barrio Babies (Denver Center) Film: Father of the Bride I & II, The ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Performer (Swing)

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Performer (Swing)

April Ortiz Biography

Broadway: InThe Heights.
1st National Tours: In The Heights (Daniela), Cats (Demeter), La Cage Aux Folles (Swing)
Regional: Media Macbeth Cinderella (Yale Rep), Bright Ideas (Laguna Playhouse), Sunsets and Margaritas, Barrio Babies (Denver Center)

Film: Father of the Bride I & II, The Majestic
TV: Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Golden Girls, Everybody Loves Raymond, Braindead, Law & Order CI, Coach, Mad About You, Cro, Empty Nest




April Ortiz News

Photos: First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS Directed by OBC Member Stephanie Klemons at The  Photo Photos: First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS Directed by OBC Member Stephanie Klemons at The Madison Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Get a first look at photos from In The Heights, directed & choreographed by original Broadway cast member & dance captain Stephanie Klemons at The Madison Theatre at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, Long Island.

Madison Theatre At Molloy College Presents IN THE HEIGHTS Photo Madison Theatre At Molloy College Presents IN THE HEIGHTS
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2022

The Madison Theatre at Molloy College presents In the Heights, June 2nd through June 12, 2022.

BWW Review: Pride and Culture are on display with Lyric's DISTANT THUNDER Photo BWW Review: Pride and Culture are on display with Lyric's DISTANT THUNDER
by Adrienne Proctor - Mar 29, 2022

Lyric Theatre's latest New Work is the Native musical DISTANT THUNDER. Distant Thunder tells the story of Darrell Waters. The young lawyer returns home to a community he doesn't remember and re-learns about his heritage, regaining new friendships and relationships along the way. Native culture is alive and on full display in this beautiful musical.

Native American Musical DISTANT THUNDER to Have World Premiere This Spring Photo Native American Musical DISTANT THUNDER to Have World Premiere This Spring
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2022

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma will open its 2022 season this spring with the world premiere Native American Musical Distant Thunder.

Irish Repertory Theatre Announces Fall 2021 In-Person Season Photo Irish Repertory Theatre Announces Fall 2021 In-Person Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today productions for their upcoming fall season, which will mark their return to in-person programming following the Covid-19 shutdown in March 2020.  

BWW Review: BOCA at Barrington Stage Company Brings Sunshine to the Berkshires Photo BWW Review: BOCA at Barrington Stage Company Brings Sunshine to the Berkshires
by Marc Savitt - Aug 7, 2021

In BOCA, we follow a group of retirees who, between rounds of golf, bridge and Botox, can be found bickering, gossiping and living it up like they’re teenagers all over again. Don’t worry, Sophia, this is NOT Shady Pines. The residents of the Royal Palm Polo Club, a gated community that offers Kundalini Yoga classes even if it gives some of them gas. These are quite a lively bunch, and these kids know how to party.

Anthony Rapp to Star in Staged Reading of ANDY WARHOL IN IRAN at Barrington Stage Com Photo Anthony Rapp to Star in Staged Reading of ANDY WARHOL IN IRAN at Barrington Stage Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021

Barrington Stage Company has announced that Obie Award winner Anthony Rapp (Rent, If/Then) will take on the title role in a staged reading of Andy Warhol in Iran on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 8:00 pm on the Boyd-Quinson Stage (30 Union Street).

Barrington Stage Company Announces Casting for World Premieres of BOCA and SISTER SOR Photo Barrington Stage Company Announces Casting for World Premieres of BOCA and SISTER SORRY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2021

Barrington Stage Company has announced complete casting for the World Premiere productions of Boca by Jessica Provenz (July 30-August 29 at the BSC Production Center, 34 Laurel Street) and Sister Sorry by Alec Wilkinson (August 13-29 at the Boyd-Quinson Stage, 30 Union Street).

VIDEO: Cast of World Premiere Native American Musical, DISTANT THUNDER Performs 'Hold Photo VIDEO: Cast of World Premiere Native American Musical, DISTANT THUNDER Performs 'Hold On'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2020

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma will present the world premiere of the Native American Musical Distant Thunder in spring 2021 as part of the organization's New Works Initiative. Watch the cast of the world premiere Native American musical, DISTANT THUNDER perform 'Hold On'.

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma Will Present the World Premiere of Native American Musical  Photo Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma Will Present the World Premiere of Native American Musical DISTANT THUNDER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma will present the world premiere of the Native American Musical Distant Thunder this month as part of the organization's New Works Initiative.

April Ortiz Videos

VIDEO: See Highlights From IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy Center VideoVIDEO: See Highlights From IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy Center
by Alan Henry - Apr 6, 2018

Check out video of Vanessa Hudgens, Anthony Ramos, Ana Villafane, Eden Espinosa and more as they bring uptown to the capital with In the Heights at the Kennedy Center!

BWW TV: Just Breathe... and Watch Vanessa Hudgens, Ana Villafane & More in Rehearsal  VideoBWW TV: Just Breathe... and Watch Vanessa Hudgens, Ana Villafane & More in Rehearsal for Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 13, 2018

The Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights is coming soon to¬†The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.¬†Winner of four 2008 Tony Awards¬ģ including Best Musical and Best Score, In the Heights,¬†Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut Broadway musical with a book by Pulitzer Prize winner¬†Quiara Alegria Hudes, tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood-a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind.

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Randy Redd Record 'Some Kind of Paradise' for THE VIEW UPSTAI VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Randy Redd Record 'Some Kind of Paradise' for THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Cast Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 11, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - just released its Original Cast Album, now available to purchase.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Anthony Lee Medina and More in IN THE HEIGHTS at TUTS
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) welcomes a dynamic cast for In The Heights, the first Tony-Award-winning show by Lin-Manuel Miranda of Hamilton fame, kicking off the Theatre Under The Stars 2016-17 season now. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: R.Evolucion Latina's 4th Annual D2GB Performing Arts Camp
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 21, 2011

R.Evolución Latina's D2GB (Dare to Go Beyond) Children's Performing Arts Camp concludes tomorrow with a very special celebration at El Museo del Barrio. R.Evolución Latina, who has been featured on NBC's Nightly News with Brian Williams in a segment called 'Making a Difference', is a collective of artists and activists committed to empowering the artistic community in order to inspire growth within the Latino Community through collaboration, productions, and educational support programs. An added focus to this year's camp is health awareness and the importance of physical activity as we address the growing concern of obesity in our Latino children. 'Through the arts, we will empower the youth to recognize the importance of leading and maintaining a healthy life' says Camp Coordinator Ali Solomon. This free camp will provide more than 150 underserved children ages 7-17 the chance to experience the arts through classes taught by NYC and international artists from the theatre, music, dance, and Latino communities. 'This camp is very inspiring and also fun... It's like a mission that we have to accomplish during this week, I'm just loving everything about it.' said Rosa Fermin one of the students.

BWW TV: Stage Tube - 'Run This Tour' IN THE HEIGHTS Video
by Robert Diamond - Oct 8, 2009

As previously reported, Kyle Beltran, Rogelio Douglas Jr., Natalie Toro and Shaun Taylor-Corbett are set to star in the upcoming National Tour of IN THE HEIGHTS, which will launch October 27 at Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.