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Gwen Stewart

 

Birth Place: New Jersey, USA

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
The Broadway Tour [National Tour], 2009
Mrs. Jefferson
Joanne Jefferson (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Voice of Alice's Daughter
Slave
Ensemble
Alice
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Mrs. Jefferson [Replacement]
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others
Joanne Jefferson [Replacement]
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others [Replacement]
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others [Replacement]
Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others [Replacement]
Mrs. Jefferson
Ensemble [Replacement]
Woman with bags [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
Woman with bags [Replacement]
Ensemble
Woman with bags
Ensemble [Replacement]
Woman with bags [Replacement]
Mrs. Jefferson [Replacement]
Mrs. Jefferson [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Mrs Jefferson
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1995
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1990
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1989
Canibelle
Performer

Photos

Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gwen Stewart and Idina Menzel backstage after the "Rent" Opening N Photo

Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gwen Stewart and Idina Menzel backstage after the "Rent" Opening Night Gypsy Robe Ceremony honoring Gwen Stewart at the Nederlander Theatre on April 29, 1996 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
01/26/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
The Broadway Tour [National Tour], 2009
Mrs. Jefferson

Joanne Jefferson (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Voice of Alice's Daughter

Slave

Ensemble

Alice

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Mrs. Jefferson [Replacement]

Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others

Joanne Jefferson [Replacement]

Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others [Replacement]

Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others [Replacement]

Mrs. Jefferson, woman with bags, and others [Replacement]

Mrs. Jefferson

Ensemble [Replacement]

Woman with bags [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Woman with bags [Replacement]

Ensemble

Woman with bags

Ensemble [Replacement]

Woman with bags [Replacement]

Mrs. Jefferson [Replacement]

Mrs. Jefferson [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Mrs Jefferson

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1995
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1990
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1989
Canibelle

Performer






Gwen Stewart News

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: RENT se desped√≠a de Broadway en 2008 Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: RENT se desped√≠a de Broadway en 2008
by Ainhoa Hornero - Sep 7, 2021

Un d√≠a como hoy RENT se desped√≠a de Broadway. El musical baj√≥ el tel√≥n por √ļltima vez en Broadway el 7 de septiembre de 2008 tras m√°s de 5.000 funciones, consiguiendo as√≠ ser el 11¬ļ espect√°culo de mayor permanencia en cartel en Broadway.

BWW Prompts: Share A Memory From A Show You Saw On Tour Photo BWW Prompts: Share A Memory From A Show You Saw On Tour
by BWW Prompts - Jul 27, 2020

Find out which tours left a lasting mark on our readers!

Take a Look Back on Aaron Tveit's Career As He Returns to Broadway in MOULIN ROUGE! Photo Take a Look Back on Aaron Tveit's Career As He Returns to Broadway in MOULIN ROUGE!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2019

Broadway, brace yourself for the return of Aaron Tveit! Tveit has had an extremely successful and diverse career, on stage and screen, but Broadway has been missing him since he wrapped up in Catch Me If You Can in 2011. Now, Tveit is making his return to the Great White Way in Moulin Rouge! Take a look back on Aaron's career, and see what he's been up to since we last saw him on a Broadway stage!

Photo Flashback: Inside the Legacy Robe Ceremony For RENT in 1996 Photo Photo Flashback: Inside the Legacy Robe Ceremony For RENT in 1996
by Walter McBride - Jan 26, 2019

Everything is Rent these days as the world gears up for Rent, live on Fox, tomorrow night. Today, we're taking you back into our archives with this photo from the original production of Rent in 1996

BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Jennifer Ashley Tepper- Christmas Bells Are Ringing in RENT
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Dec 18, 2015

Deck the halls, trim the tree, and spin the dreidel. BroadwayWorld is continuing our tradition of celebrating the holiday season with a special countdown. This year we've invited Director of Programming at Feinstein's/54 Below and author of The Untold Stories of Broadway book series Jennifer Ashley Tepper to share her favorites holiday performances. Check back daily to get in the holiday spirit in time for December 25 and to find out what else made her list!

Las Casas Performing Arts Scholarship Competition Awards $100,000 to Finalists
by Tyler Peterson - May 19, 2014

An evening of drama, comedy, song and dance featuring 25 talented high school seniors giving their all in the sixth annual Las Casas Performing Arts Scholarship Competition and ended with Joshua Riding of Johnson High School in San Antonio taking home the top prize of a $15,000 scholarship. Riding was recognized in the 'Acting Solo' category, while his fellow competitors claimed an additional $85,000 in scholarship funds and two trips to the prestigious Jimmy Awards in the unique scholarship program that provides financial assistance to college-bound high school seniors based on their interests and abilities in the performing arts. This year's $100,000 in scholarship funds was the highest total amount of scholarships awarded by Las Casas Foundation since the program's inception and marked the centennial of the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre, the home of the scholarship competition.

6th Annual Las Casas Performing Arts Scholarship Competition Set for This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

See twenty-five (25) talented high school seniors break a leg as they vie for $100,000 in scholarship money and two National High School Musical Theater Awards trips to New York City during the sixth annual Las Casas Performing Arts Scholarship Competition at the Charline McCombs Empire Theater, 226 N. St. Mary's Street, on Sunday, May 18 at 6:00 p.m. Hosted by Las Casas Foundation, the competition will showcase the talents of hopeful high school students while celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre.

Las Casas Performing Arts Scholarship Competition Announces 2014 Finalists
by Diana Heisroth - May 14, 2014

Las Casas Foundation is proud to announce 25 finalists have earned a place in this year's Las Casas Performing Arts Scholarship Competition. This year's finalists will compete for $100,000 in scholarship money, in honor of 100 years of entertainment at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre, and with this year's addition of the Jimmy Award, the opportunity to attend the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (NHSMTA) in New York City.

Vilanch, Mistretta, Stewart and More Star in MTU's HAIRSPRAY, Beg. Tonight
by David Green - Jan 31, 2014

Emmy winning actor/comedian Bruce Vilanch joins several Broadway Veterans and the students of Musical Theatre University in their very first fully-staged musical production, HAIRSPRAY, which will be presented for three performances, tonight, January 31 through February 2, at The Helene Galen Performing Arts Center at Rancho Mirage High School.

Vilanch, Mistretta, Stewart And More Star In MTU's HAIRSPRAY 1/31
by David Green - Jan 29, 2014

Emmy winning actor/comedian Bruce Vilanch joins several Broadway Veterans and the students of Musical Theatre University in their very first fully-staged musical production, HAIRSPRAY, which will be presented for three performances, January 31 through February 2, at The Helene Galen Performing Arts Center at Rancho Mirage High School. Vilanch will reprise his critically acclaimed turn as Edna Turnblad in the Tony Award winning musical, based on the cult film by John Waters, alongside Broadway actors Sal Mistretta, Lisa Robinson and Gwen Stewart, and featuring the talented, young Musical Theatre University students.

Gwen Stewart Videos

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of HAIRSPRAY at 3-D Theatricals
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2012

3-D Theatricals presents the final show of its 2012 season, the Tony Award-winning musical HAIRSPRAY, choreography by Dana Solimando, musical direction by Allen Everman, and directed by 3-D Theatricals Executive Producer and Artistic Director T.J. Dawson. HAIRSPRAY began performances on Friday, October 12, and performs through Sunday, October 28 at the historic Plummer Auditorium, 201 E. Chapman Ave. in Fullerton. HAIRSPRAY will then travel across town to perform at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd. for three performances only November 2-4. Get a look behind the scenes with HAIRSPRAY's cast and creative team in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of MSMT's THE WIZ!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2011

Maine State Music Theatre (MSMT) closes it's season with the Tony Award-winning musical, THE WIZ, playing August 10 - August 27 at the Pickard Theater in Brunswick. THE WIZ brings a mix of soul, rock and gospel music to Brunswick and a twist on L. Frank Baum's iconic story 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.' MSMT alumni Donna Drake directs this production, with choreography by Mark Stuart, and starring multiple Broadway veterans: Gwen Stewart, LaQuet Sharnell, Eric B. Anthony, E. Clayton Cornelious, Nikkeili DeMone, Bobby Daye and Gayle Turner.

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from REBUILD JAPAN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2011

In response to the devastating events in Japan, producers Patty Onagan and Ronn Goswick presented Rebuild Japan: A Benefit Concert at The Pasadena Playhouse, a one-night-only event on Monday, April 4 at 7:30pm. Proceeds support the American Red Cross and its efforts to assist overseas as Japan begins to rebuild. Check out highlights from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Gwen Stuart Visits RENT in LA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2011

Royal Underground/Jerica Productions spearheaded by brother and sister duo Jerianne and Enrico Banson, who mounted the Regional Premiere of RENT in San Francisco, has taken the musical to Los Angeles for the first time. Many RENT fans have credited their rendition as the best regional version paying homage to the iconic original Broadway production while finding new creative staging. So much so, that their production has earn nominations for BroadwayWorld.com's San Francisco Fan Choice Theatre Awards for 2010, earning a Best Leading Actor nomination for Enrico Banson as Roger, and Adrienne Fraser for Best Scenic Design. Both are back for the Hollywood production and coincidentally enough, Jason Aaronson who will play Mark opposite Enrico Banson's Roger is also nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance of the West Coast Premiere of Glory Days.

BWW TV: RENT in Rehearsal at the Hollywood Bowl!
by Robert Diamond - Aug 4, 2010

BroadwayWorld TV's Los Angeles correspondent Michael Sterling, got up close and personal today with the cast of RENT at rehearsals for the Hollywood Bowl presentation of the groundbreaking musical August 6 through 8, 2010. Sterling spoke in detail with the show's star-studded cast and director about the upcoming performances at one of the world's most renowned venues.

STAGE TUBE: Neil Patrick Harris Talks Hudgens in RENT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2010

Celebrated performer Neil Patrick Harris will direct the premiere of RENT at the Hollywood Bowl this summer. Responding to the mixed reactions of his casting Vanessa Hudgens as Mimi, Harris has now spoken out in support of the High School Musical actress.

BWW TV: RENT - The Broadway Tour
by Robert Diamond - Jan 28, 2010

Official footage from RENT: The Broadway tour starring original cast members Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal and Gwen Stewart. Now in its final two weeks!

BWW TV STAGE TUBE: RENT - Telly on Tour - Day 346: Happy Holidays!
by Robert Diamond - Jan 1, 2010

Broadway favorite Telly Leung is currently on the National Tour of RENT, as the cast travels across the country Telly has been serving up a wonderful series of webisodes detailing the adventures of 'life on the road'. We liked them so much that we asked the talented young actor if we could pick them up here on BWW TV STAGE TUBE to share with all of you, his answer was happily an excited 'YES'!

STAGE TUBE: RENT Tour: 'La Vie Boh...MMM' - Tokyo Trip Part 5
by Robert Diamond - Dec 23, 2009

Broadway favorite Andy Se√Īor Jr, who is currently playing 'Paul and Others' in Tokyo for RENT: The Broadway Tour has created an incredible food blog during his journey with the show.

STAGE TUBE: RENT Tour: 'La Vie Boh...MMM' - Tokyo Trip Part 4
by Eddie Varley - Nov 16, 2009

Broadway favorite Andy Se√Īor Jr, who is currently playing 'Paul and Others' in Tokyo for RENT: The Broadway Tour has created an incredible food blog during his journey with the show.


Gwen Stewart Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Gwen Stewart been in?
Gwen Stewart has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Gwen Stewart been in?
Gwen Stewart has not appeared in the West End