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F. Wade Russo

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Boston, 2006]
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Associate Conductor
Keyboard


F. Wade Russo Awards and Nominations

 
Kevin Kline Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Musical Direction
F. Wade RussoUrinetown, the Musical

F. Wade Russo News

SISTER ACT Comes to Wright State Theatre Next Month Photo SISTER ACT Comes to Wright State Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2022

Wright State Theatre presents the contemporary musical comedy, SISTER ACT, from November 4-20 in the Festival Playhouse at Wright State University’s Creative Arts Center.

Wright State Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring SISTER ACT, BRIGHT STAR & Mor Photo Wright State Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring SISTER ACT, BRIGHT STAR & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

Wright State University’s Theatre program has announced its 2022-23 season, featuring an exciting array of classic and contemporary dramas, musicals and dance.

Wright State Theatre to Present SWEET CHARITY Photo Wright State Theatre to Present SWEET CHARITY
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 27, 2022

Wright State Theatre is set to present the swingin’ 1966 dance musical, Sweet Charity. The show will run from March 18th through April 3rd in Wright State University’s Festival Playhouse. This reimagined production brings audiences into the last stages of rehearsal for a 1960s theatre company doing their final run-through of Sweet Charity.

Wright State Theatre to Present MAMMA MIA! Photo Wright State Theatre to Present MAMMA MIA!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2021

Wright State University’s Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures will present the worldwide dance musical sensation MAMMA MIA! from October 29-November 14th in the Festival Playhouse of Wright State’s Creative Arts Center.

Wright State Announces Unconventional Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures Season Photo Wright State Announces Unconventional Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2021

After almost a year of creative silence, Wright State University’s Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures has come back to life with a Spring festival of classic, contemporary, original and re-invented Theatre, Films and Dance.

Edward Watts and Ellie Fishman Lead Goodspeed's THE MUSIC MAN Photo Edward Watts and Ellie Fishman Lead Goodspeed's THE MUSIC MAN
by Julie Musbach - Mar 8, 2019

River City's about to get the last thing they expected ? and the very thing they need ? in The Music Man. Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2019 season with the rip-roarin' dance-filled classic running April 12 - June 20 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be May 1, 2019].

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Photo Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
by Julie Musbach - Jan 4, 2018

Pittsburgh Public Theater continues Ted Pappas' grand finale season with A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. This riotous musical comedy features music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Burt Shevelove & Larry Gelbart, and direction & choreography by Ted Pappas. Forum runs January 25 February 25, 2018 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. The production is Presented by PNC.

Rhett Guter and Samantha Bruce to Headline OKLAHOMA! at Goodspeed; Cast Complete! Photo Rhett Guter and Samantha Bruce to Headline OKLAHOMA! at Goodspeed; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

'People will say we're in love' with this wild western cast of Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved Oklahoma! Having directed last summer's hit Bye Bye Birdie Jenn Thompson returns to The Goodspeed to take on the show that changed American musicals forever. For the first time at Goodspeed, this country classic will welcome city slickers, cowboys and everyone in between! So kick up your boots and join us for this lively and legendary musical which runs July 14-September 23 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn [Official Press Opening will be August 2, 2017].

Rhett Guter and Samantha Bruce to Headline OKLAHOMA! at Goodspeed; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

'People will say we're in love' with this wild western cast of Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved Oklahoma! Having directed last summer's hit Bye Bye Birdie Jenn Thompson returns to The Goodspeed to take on the show that changed American musicals forever. For the first time at Goodspeed, this country classic will welcome city slickers, cowboys and everyone in between! So kick up your boots and join us for this lively and legendary musical which runs July 14-September 23 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn [Official Press Opening will be August 2, 2017].

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents DADDY LONG LEGS
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2017

Pittsburgh Public Theater is thrilled to present the Pittsburgh premiere of Paul Gordon and John Caird's delightful musical, Daddy Long Legs. Directed byTed Pappas, The Public's Producing Artistic Director, Daddy Long Legs runs March 9 - April 9, 2017 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. Nadine E. Bognar is the Production Sponsor.

F. Wade Russo Videos

BWW TV: First Look at Adam Heller, David Perlman, Elizabeth DeRosa & More in Highlights of Goodspeed's 50th Anniversary Production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 17, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. Official Press Opening was July 16, 2014. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Goodspeed's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. [Official Press Opening will be July 16, 2014]. Check out a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals for Goodspeed's CAROUSEL
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals presents Carousel to the main stage, now playing through September 23 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Carousel and will celebrate an official opening night on August 1, 2012. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the dress and dance rehearsals below.

BWW TV: Ruggiero & More Talk Goodspeed's SHOW BOAT; Meet the Company!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, will breathe new life into the indelible American classic Show Boat. This heart-wrenching musical from the director who brought you Goodspeed's Camelot and 1776 will run from July 1 - September 11 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Opening night is set for July 27, 2011. BroadwayWorld was on hand to meet the company this week and hear about the production from director Rob Ruggiero and more!


F. Wade Russo Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has F. Wade Russo been nominated for?
Outstanding Musical Direction (Kevin Kline Awards) for Urinetown, the Musical .