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Benjamin Schrader

 
Bio:
Broadway: The Book of Mormon, Ragtime, Avenue Q. Off-Broadway: Next to Normal (NYMF), Dog Sees God. National tours: Avenue Q, Deaf West's Big River. Regional: Take Flight (McCarter), Sweeney Todd, Hair, 1776 (Seattle's 5th Avenue). Film: W.E. directed by Madonna (2011) and BBC's "Rebels and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: The Book of Mormon, Ragtime, Avenue Q. Off-Broadway: Next to Normal (NYMF), Dog Sees God. National tours: Avenue Q, Deaf West's Big River. Regional: Take Flight (McCarter), Sweeney Todd, Hair, 1776 (Seattle's 5th Avenue). Film: W.E. directed by Madonna (2011) and BBC's "Rebels and ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2013
Mrs. Bumbrake
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Ensemble
Elder Cunningham (Understudy)
Mission President (Understudy)
Price's Dad (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Performer

Benjamin Schrader Biography

Broadway: The Book of Mormon, Ragtime, Avenue Q. Off-Broadway: Next to Normal (NYMF), Dog Sees God. National tours: Avenue Q, Deaf West's Big River. Regional: Take Flight (McCarter), Sweeney Todd, Hair, 1776 (Seattle's 5th Avenue). Film: W.E. directed by Madonna (2011) and BBC's "Rebels and Redcoats."





Benjamin Schrader News

TheaterWorksUSA To Launch Los Angeles Hub With THE POUT-POUT FISH, September 22 Photo TheaterWorksUSA To Launch Los Angeles Hub With THE POUT-POUT FISH, September 22
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2022

TheaterWorksUSA's production of THE POUT-POUT FISH opens at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, CA on September 22.

TheaterWorksUSA To Launch Los Angeles Hub With THE POUT-POUT FISH This Month Photo TheaterWorksUSA To Launch Los Angeles Hub With THE POUT-POUT FISH This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

TheaterWorksUSA's production of THE POUT-POUT FISH will open at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, CA on September 22. Performances run through October 2, before the company takes off on a 3-month North American tour.

TheaterWorksUSA Announces 22-23 Season Featuring Touring Premiere of THE LIGHTNING TH Photo TheaterWorksUSA Announces 22-23 Season Featuring Touring Premiere of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: TYA EDITION & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

TheaterWorksUSA has announced their upcoming 2022 - 2023 season, including the national touring premieres of PETE THE CAT'S BIG HOLLYWOOD ADVENTURE, EL OTRO OZ, and THE LIGHTNING THIEF: TYA EDITION, along with returning favorites touring across the country.

New Unique Entertainment Experience LEGERDEMAIN Comes to NYC Nightly Next Month Photo New Unique Entertainment Experience LEGERDEMAIN Comes to NYC Nightly Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

A new magical experience, Legerdemain, is  playing in New York City for a strictly limited engagement from August 3 - 13 in the East Village (150 First Ave).

VIDEO: Original AVENUE Q Cast and More Reunite for 'Only For Now' Virtual Performance Photo VIDEO: Original AVENUE Q Cast and More Reunite for 'Only For Now' Virtual Performance
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2020

More than 40 people and puppets from the Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q have reunited in a special music video of the hit finale, “Only For Now.”

VIDEO: Gwen Hollander Releases Trump-Themed Parody of 'Defying Gravity' From WICKED Photo VIDEO: Gwen Hollander Releases Trump-Themed Parody of 'Defying Gravity' From WICKED
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2020

Gwen Hollander has released a new song parody video, creating a Trump-themed rendition of Defying Gravity from Wicked, called Deny Reality!

BWW Review: RAGTIME at Pasadena Playhouse Photo BWW Review: RAGTIME at Pasadena Playhouse
by Cary Ginell - Feb 20, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse's vibrant re-thinking of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's masterpiece, 'Ragtime' is a triumph of innovation and imagination. The show has been extended until March 7.

RAGTIME Extends At Pasadena Playhouse Through March 9 Photo RAGTIME Extends At Pasadena Playhouse Through March 9
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California is extending its an all new version of Ragtime: The Musical through Saturday March 9.  With strong critical acclaim and audience reviews, performances have already been selling out.  Six more performances have been added March 5-9.

Photo Flash: Brian Stokes Mitchell Drops In On RAGTIME At Pasadena Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: Brian Stokes Mitchell Drops In On RAGTIME At Pasadena Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 13, 2019

Broadway's original 'Coalhouse' Brian Stokes Mitchell dropped in on Pasadena Playhouse's production of Ragtime! See photos from his visit below!

Photo Flash: Pasadena Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of RAGTIME Photo Photo Flash: Pasadena Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of RAGTIME
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, has transformed the historic theater with an all new version of Ragtime: The Musical as it returns to Los Angeles more than two decades after its premiere at the Shubert Theatre.  With 21 actors and a 16-piece orchestra, this is one of the most ambitious productions in the Playhouse's recent history.

Benjamin Schrader Videos

VIDEO: Gwen Hollander Releases Trump-Themed Parody of 'Defying Gravity' From WICKED Videoplay
VIDEO: Gwen Hollander Releases Trump-Themed Parody of 'Defying Gravity' From WICKED

by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2020

Gwen Hollander has released a new song parody video, creating a Trump-themed rendition of Defying Gravity from Wicked, called Deny Reality!

BWW TV: Jennifer Hudson Wows at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration in LA!
by Michael Sterling - May 31, 2017

The 50th Anniversary Celebration of the west coast's renowned Center Theatre Group was a thrilling evening of performances top lined by Academy Award winner and Platinum recording artist Jennifer Hudson at the Ahmanson Theatre Sunday, May 20th in Los Angeles. Fresh off her acclaimed performance in NBC's "Hairspray Live!," Hudson sang the evening's closing number. BWW TV's own Michael Sterling covered the red carpet for the much anticipated event.

STAGE TUBE: MODERN FAMILY's Sarah Hyland Sings 'Don't Speak' with SCREAM! Co-Star
by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2014

MODERN FAMILY star Sarah Hyland is currently appearing in the musical SCREAM! alongside Jonah Platt, Missi Pyle, Christine Lakin, and Nicole Parker. Hyland recently took to Instagram to post a clip of her and Platt singing 'Don't Speak,' on stage, with the caption, 'This happened tonight and it made me happy. #dontspeak #theunauthorizedmusicalparodyofscream @jonahplatt' Check out the performance clip below!

STAGE TUBE: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Opens at the Ahmanson - Joey deBettencourt, John Sanders and More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2013

The five-time Tony Award-winning 'Peter and the Starcatcher' opened on December 4, 2013, at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre at the Los Angeles Music Center. Written by Tony Award-nominee Rick Elice('Jersey Boys,' 'The Addams Family') and directed by Tony Award-winner Roger Rees and Tony Award-nomineeAlex Timbers ('Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson'), 'Peter and the Starcatcher' continues through January 12, 2014. Click below to watch interviews from the opening night party!

STAGE TUBE: Tony Winner Donyale Werl Talks PETER AND THE STARCATCHER's Traveling Procenium
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2013

On this edition of 'In Focus', host Eden Lane spends time at the 'press day' for for the 1st National Tour of Peter and the Starcatcher, launching in Denver. Lane meets with Donyale Werle, who won the 2012 Tony Award for her Peter and the Starcatcher set design. Donyale is a leader at the Broadway Green Alliance and has gained much acclaim for her use of salvaged materials in her sets. Click below to watch the interview!

STAGE TUBE: John Sanders, Luke Smith and More Talk PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Tour Launch in Denver
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2013

On this edition of 'In Focus', host Eden Lane spends time at the 'press day' for for the 1st National Tour of Peter and the Starcatcher, launching in Denver. She meets four of the cast members. John Sanders (Black Stache), Luke Smith (Smee), Megan Stern (Molly), and Joey deBettencourt (Boy). Eden also gives us a glimpse of the special presentation by Tony Award wining set designer Donyale Werle. Click below to watch the interview!

STAGE TUBE: Producer Nancy Nagel Gibbs Talks PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Tour in Denver
by Stage Tube - Aug 12, 2013

On this edition of 'In Focus', host Eden meets successful Broadway producer Nancy Nagel Gibbs. Gibbs' five-time Tony winning production of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER launches its 1st National Tour in Denver this week. It's the swashbuckling, grownup's prequel to Peter Pan. Click below to watch the interview!

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the National Touring Cast of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER!
by Randy Rainbow - Aug 5, 2013

As the acclaimed Peter and the Starcatcher prepares for its first National Tour, the show's creative team and touring cast, including directors Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, and cast members including Joey deBettencourt, Megan Stern, John Sanders, Harter Clingman, Jimonn Cole, Nathan Hosner, Carl Howell, Ian Michael Stuart, Benjamin Schrader, Luke Smith, Edward Tournier, Lee Zarrett, Ben Beckley, Robert Franklin Neill, Rachel Prather, and Nick Vidal, recently met the press. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can meet the company below!

BWW TV Flashback: Opening Night of THE BOOK OF MORMON! Happy First Anniversary!
by Robert Diamond - Mar 24, 2012

THE BOOK OF MORMON opened one year ago tonight on, Thursday, March 24, 2011 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre to RAVE reviews. Here's a look back at the cast and creative team at the opening night after party at Gotham Hall in New York City!

STAGE TUBE: Josh Gad Talks THE BOOK OF MORMON on CHELSEA LATELY
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2012

THE BOOK OF MORMON's Tony nominee Josh Gad just visited 'Chelsea Lately' last night, March 13, where he chatted about starring in the hit musical, being mistaken for John Belushi, and more. Click below to check out the full interview!


Benjamin Schrader Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Benjamin Schrader been in?
Benjamin Schrader has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Benjamin Schrader been in?
Benjamin Schrader has not appeared in the West End


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