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Billy Rude

 
Bio:
Theatre includes: Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet (Nat'l Tour, PCPA, Solvang Festival Theatre, Laguna Playhouse, South Coast Rep, others), Sunset Boulevard, Pump Boys & Dinettes (Porchlight Music Theatre), Beauty & The Beast (Drury Lane Oakbrook Theatre), Grease, Murder for Two (Marriott Theatre), ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theatre includes: Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet (Nat'l Tour, PCPA, Solvang Festival Theatre, Laguna Playhouse, South Coast Rep, others), Sunset Boulevard, Pump Boys & Dinettes (Porchlight Music Theatre), Beauty & The Beast (Drury Lane Oakbrook Theatre), Grease, Murder for Two (Marriott Theatre), ... (read complete bio)
 

Chicago PD - Ep.713: I Was Here - "Jeffries"



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Billy Rude, Rafe Bradford, Melanie Loren, Shantel Cribbs, Frederick Harris and Ian Pa Photo

Billy Rude, Rafe Bradford, Melanie Loren, Shantel Cribbs, Frederick Harris and Ian Paul Custer

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11/06/2021
Ian Paul Custer, Frederick Harris, Billy Rude and Rafe Bradford Photo

Ian Paul Custer, Frederick Harris, Billy Rude and Rafe Bradford

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11/06/2021
Billy Rude, Frederick Harris, Ian Paul Custer, Melanie Loren and Shantel Cribbs Photo

Billy Rude, Frederick Harris, Ian Paul Custer, Melanie Loren and Shantel Cribbs

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11/03/2021
 Frederick Harris and Billy Rude Photo

Frederick Harris and Billy Rude

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11/03/2021
 

Chicago PD - Ep.713: I Was Here - "Jeffries"


Billy Rude Biography

Theatre includes: Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet (Nat'l Tour, PCPA, Solvang Festival Theatre, Laguna Playhouse, South Coast Rep, others), Sunset Boulevard, Pump Boys & Dinettes (Porchlight Music Theatre), Beauty & The Beast (Drury Lane Oakbrook Theatre), Grease, Murder for Two (Marriott Theatre), Altar Boyz (Theo Ubique), Glory Days (Refuge Theatre Project)

Billy received a Chicago Jeff Nomination for the role of Jeffrey in The Civility of Albert Cashier (Permoveo Productions)

Training: BFA from Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University, Additional Certificate Degrees, Berklee College of Music




Billy Rude News

Photos: PUMP BOYS & DINETTES Opens at Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Photos: PUMP BOYS & DINETTES Opens at Porchlight Music Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2021

Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre returns to live performances and the launch of its 27th Mainstage season with Pump Boys & Dinettes, now playing through December 12 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N.

BWW Review: PUMP BOYS & DINETTES at Porchlight Music Theatre Photo BWW Review: PUMP BOYS & DINETTES at Porchlight Music Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Nov 5, 2021

After the long pandemic hiatus, Porchlight Music Theatre returns to in-person productions with a feel-good staging of PUMP BOYS & DINETTES. It’s clear that Artistic Director Michael Weber knew that audiences would be craving some classic, lighthearted musical theater sentiment after such a long time away. He was wise to program director Daryl Brooks’s production of this 1983 show as a welcome back.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre's PUMP BOYS & DINETTES Opens Tomorrow Photo Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre's PUMP BOYS & DINETTES Opens Tomorrow
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 3, 2021

Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre returns to live performances and the launch of its 27th Mainstage season with Pump Boys & Dinettes, now playing through December 12 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For PUMP BOYS & DINETTES Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For PUMP BOYS & DINETTES
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2021

One of the longest running shows in Chicago Theatre history, Pump Boys & Dinettes is a music theatre phenomenon filled with toe-tapping music on guitar, piano, bass and a kitchen utensil or two! This North Carolina dinette is your home off the highway and located just across the street from the filling station.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents CHICAGO SINGS ROCK AND ROLL BROADWAY Photo Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents CHICAGO SINGS ROCK AND ROLL BROADWAY
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 19, 2021

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced a line up including more than 50 Chicago artists performing, greetings and well wishes from Broadway stars including E. Faye Butler, Sean Allan Krill, Telly Leung, LaChanze, Susan Moniz and Kathy Voyto, a new raffle prize for a weekend in the home of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and more as a part of its annual Chicago Sings fundraising concert.

Felicia P. Fields Receives 2021 Guy Adkins Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Photo Felicia P. Fields Receives 2021 Guy Adkins Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Music Theatre in Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021

Each year, Porchlight Music Theatre celebrates an individual who has made an exceptional and lasting contribution to the state of the art of Chicago music theatre with the prestigious Guy Adkins Award. This year, Felicia P. Fields is the recipient.

Porchlight Presents CHICAGO SINGS ROCK & ROLL BROADWAY Photo Porchlight Presents CHICAGO SINGS ROCK & ROLL BROADWAY
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2021

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced Chicago Sings Rock & Roll Broadway, premiering Saturday, March 20 at 7 p.m. CDT.

BE MORE CHILL Announces All-Chicago Cast for Apollo Theater Run Photo BE MORE CHILL Announces All-Chicago Cast for Apollo Theater Run
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2020

On the heels of its opening in London, the Broadway musical Be More Chill has announced an all-Chicago cast for its the first North American post-Broadway production at the Apollo Theater.

Photo Flash: Take a Look at Opening Night Photos From Marriott Theatre's GREASE Photo Photo Flash: Take a Look at Opening Night Photos From Marriott Theatre's GREASE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2020

Marriott Theatre opened the smash hit GREASE on Wednesday, January 22nd! The production will close Sunday, March 15th. The Tony Award-nominated musical is directed by four-time Jeff Award winner, Scott Weinstein (Something Rotten!, Murder for Two, Shrek), with musical direction by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson and choreography by Jeff Award winner William Carlos Angulo.

VIDEO: First Look at GREASE at the Marriott Theatre Photo VIDEO: First Look at GREASE at the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2020

Marriott Theatre presents GREASE, previewing Wednesday, January 15th, at 7:30 p.m., opening on Wednesday, January 22nd at 7:30 p.m. and closing Sunday, March 15th.

Billy Rude Videos

VIDEO: First Look at GREASE at the Marriott Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at GREASE at the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2020

Marriott Theatre presents GREASE, previewing Wednesday, January 15th, at 7:30 p.m., opening on Wednesday, January 22nd at 7:30 p.m. and closing Sunday, March 15th.

BWW TV: Hollis Resnik Sings 'With One Look' In SUNSET BOULEVARD At Porchlight Music T VideoBWW TV: Hollis Resnik Sings 'With One Look' In SUNSET BOULEVARD At Porchlight Music Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre presents Sunset Boulevard at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts. Featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics and books by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, Sunset Boulevard stars Hollis Resnik and is directed by Michael Weber, choreographed by Shanna VanDerwerker and music directed by Aaron Benham.

VIDEO: Watch Clips From Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST VideoVIDEO: Watch Clips From Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m. Check out clips in the video below!

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST VideoVIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Look at the Choreography of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND TH VideoVIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Look at the Choreography of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Get Up Close With The Costumes Of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST VideoVIDEO: Get Up Close With The Costumes Of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Alan Henry - Nov 15, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Dani Shay Sings 'Bullet In a Gun' from New Musical About Transgender Soldiers, VideoVIDEO: Dani Shay Sings 'Bullet In a Gun' from New Musical About Transgender Soldiers, THE CIVILITY OF ALBERT CASHIER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Permoveo Productions, in association with Pride Films & Plays, presents the world premiere production of The CiviliTy of Albert Cashier playing at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., August 31 - October 15, starring former Glee Project star and America's Got Talent Contestant Dani Shay. Watch Shay perform 'Bullet In a Gun' from the show below!