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Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Cody grew up on a ranch surrounded by cows, chickens, horses, rabbits and even pigs. He competed with his family in Rodeo events before trading his cowboy boots in for a career in theatre.

Throughout the years, Cody has been fortunate enough to work in various live entertainment mediums. Career highlights include the Broadway productions of Freestyle Love Supreme (Production Stage Manager) and Hamilton (Assistant Stage Manager), as well as being one of the DGA Stage Managers for the 2019 Tony Awards and 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. Cody has also worked on live televised musicals for NBC (Jesus Christ Superstar Live!, Hairspray Live! & The Wiz Live!), various productions with Cirque du Soleil, Porgy and Bess at the Metropolitan Opera, and countless shows in Regional and Off-Broadway houses.

Cody holds a BFA in Stage Management from Webster Conservatory. He has a passion for paying it forward and providing space for students and early career professionals. His favorite color is Red, he loves a onesie, he can recite the entirety of The Little Rascals movie and he still doesn’t know how to swim. His favorite musicals are Evita and Dreamgirls.

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[Broadway, 2024]
Production Stage Manager
 
[Off-Broadway, 2024]
Production Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 2023]
Production Stage Manager
 
[US Tour, 2023]
Production Supervision
 
[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2017]
Production Stage Manager
 
[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2017]
Production Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Assistant Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Assistant Stage Manager

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MOULIN ROUGE! Comes to Madison in July

The first North American tour of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play in Madison at Overture Center. Performances begin Tuesday, July 9 and run through Sunday, July 21 in Overture Hall.

Photos: Go Inside Black Theatre Coalition's BUILDING THE CHANGE Gala

Just last night, the Black Theatre Coalition hosted its Inaugural BTC Gala, celebrating entertainment professionals working in theater, film, television, cultural institutions, and music. Check out photos from inside the big night here!

BIPOC Stage Managers Can Apply Now For 2024 Charlie Blackwell Symposium Scholarships

BIPOC stage managers can now apply for the 2024 Charlie Blackwell Symposium Scholarships. Recipients of the scholarships receive free registration to the Broadway Stage Management Symposium May 18-19, 2024 presented both Online, in NYC and available On-Demand.

Photos: New York City Center Encores! ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Celebrates Closing Night

New York City Center Encores! season kicked off with Once Upon a Mattress, which officially closed on February 4, 2024. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate the show's final performance. Check out photos of the cast taking their final bows and celebrating at the after party.

Complete Cast Set For LEMPICKA on Broadway, Starring Eden Espinosa

The complete cast has been revealed for Lempicka, the highly anticipated new musical celebrating the true story of renowned artist Tamara de Lempicka. Learn who is joining the previously announced Eden Espinosa, Amber Iman, and more!

The Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Reveals 2024 Scholarship Recipients

Broadway Advocacy Coalition (BAC) and Broadway stage manager and producer Cody Renard Richard has announced the next cohort of The Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program. The program is dedicated to building a bridge into the industry for emerging theatrical leaders of color working behind the scenes.

Gennean M. Scott, Chief Diversity Officer of The Broadway League, Has Resigned

The Broadway League's Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Gennean M. Scott has resigned, according to an Instagram post on her account.

LEMPICKA On Broadway Adds Beth Leavel, Amber Iman And More To Principal Cast

At a special event at Sotheby's, the new principal cast of Lempicka, the sweeping new musical portrait celebrating the gripping true story of renowned artist Tamara de Lempicka, was announced.

Video: Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford Take Their Final Bows in SWEENEY TODD on Broadway

Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford took their final bows in Sweeney Todd on Broadway on January 14. Following their last curtain call, the stars gave a speech on stage at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Check out the video here!

LEMPICKA Announces Collaboration With Sotheby's Auction House

Lempicka, the sweeping new musical portrait celebrating the gripping true story of renowned artist Tamara de Lempicka, is collaborating with Sotheby’s, the world’s premier destination for art and luxury, in celebration of the renowned artist and the Broadway-bound production.

Video: LEMPICKA Composer Matt Gould Breaks Down 'Woman Is'

In a new video, Lempicka composer Matt Gould breaks down the song 'Woman Is'. Watch here!

Watch: See Eden Espinosa in the Official Music Video for 'Woman Is' From LEMPICKA

See Eden Espinosa in the official music video for 'Woman Is' from the new musical Lempicka!

SWEENEY TODD 2023 Broadway Cast Recording Out on CD Now; Vinyl Due March 2024

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2023 Broadway Cast Recording) is now available as a 2-CD set.

Single Tickets for MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL At The Fabulous Fox Theatre, December 18

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced that the first North American tour of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, will go on sale Monday, December 18 at 10:00 a.m. for 16 performances from April 30 – May 12, 2024.

Heartstopper's Joe Locke Will Make Broadway Debut in SWEENEY TODD

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Joe Locke, the breakout star of Netflix’s hit show “Heartstopper,” will make his Broadway debut this in the Tony Award-nominated revival of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

SWEENEY TODD 2023 Broadway Cast Recording to be Released On CD & Vinyl

Get ready for the release of the 2023 Broadway cast recording of 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.' This Grammy Award-nominated album will be available on CD on December 15 and on vinyl in March 2024.

Up on the Marquee: LEMPICKA

Lempicka, the sweeping new musical portrait celebrating the gripping true story of renowned artist Tamara de Lempicka, will open on Broadway this spring at the Longacre Theatre and we have pics of the new marquee!

Photos: Sutton Foster, LaChanze & More Attend PAL JOEY Gala Performance at New York City Center

New York City Center's Pal Joey opened with a benefit performance last week and BroadwayWorld was there! Check out photos from inside the big night.

Aaron Tveit and Sutton Foster Will Join Cast of SWEENEY TODD on Broadway

Tony Award winner and Grammy Award nominee Aaron Tveit will star as Sweeney Todd, and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster will star as Mrs. Lovett, in the Tony-nominated revival of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

LEMPICKA Will Open On Broadway Spring 2024

Lempicka, the sweeping new musical portrait celebrating the gripping true story of renowned artist Tamara de Lempicka, will open on Broadway this spring at the Longacre Theatre (220 W 48th St). Eden Espinosa, who originated the titular role in critically acclaimed performances at Williamstown Theatre Festival and La Jolla Playhouse, will star in the production.

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