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Heidi Rodewald

 

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Bass

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2008]
Bass/Vocals
Musical Supervisor
Orchestrator

Writing

Composer


Heidi Rodewald Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Heidi Rodewald, Passing Strange
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Heidi Rodewald, Passing Strange
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Best Musical Gold Star
Heidi Rodewald, Passing Strange
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Orchestrations
Heidi Rodewald, Passing Strange
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Heidi Rodewald, Passing Strange

Heidi Rodewald News

SPRING AWAKENING, CABARET and More Announced For Vanguard Theater Second Season In Mo Photo SPRING AWAKENING, CABARET and More Announced For Vanguard Theater Second Season In Montclair
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2022

Artistic Director, Janeece Freeman Clark, have announced Vanguard Theater's 2022-2023 season, which includes four dynamic productions that highlight the importance and the beauty of living an authentic life. Rather than journeying outside of one's community, one should embrace self to find happiness.

Single Tickets on Sale Now for Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season Photo Single Tickets on Sale Now for Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2022

Single tickets are now on sale for Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season. The company launches single ticket sales on the heels of its silver anniversary celebration in which they also revealed an exciting brand refresh with a new logo and website designed by GriffinWink Advertising.

Eszter Balint And Stew to Present 2nd Performance Of I HATE MEMORY - An Anti-Musical  Photo Eszter Balint And Stew to Present 2nd Performance Of I HATE MEMORY - An Anti-Musical at Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

I Hate Memory, an anti-musical co-starring the streets of New York and the late 20th century, will have its second performance at Joe's Pub on Friday, July 8 at 9:30PM, part of an ongoing bi-monthly series and eventually an album release.

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring PASSING STRANGE & Mo Photo Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring PASSING STRANGE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's Artistic Director Fred Anzevino and Managing & Casting Director Christopher Pazdernik announced the 25th Anniversary season today with four musicals including a Midwest Premiere and Anzevino's return to directing for the company.

Arlington's Signature Theatre Announces 2022/2023 Season Featuring Three Sondheim Pro Photo Arlington's Signature Theatre Announces 2022/2023 Season Featuring Three Sondheim Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

Signature Theatre has¬†announced¬†its 33rd¬†season today, which highlights the organization‚Äôs long-time relationship with the legendary Stephen Sondheim. Signature has produced 31 Sondheim productions in its 32 season history ‚Äď more than any other theater in North America.

Cast Announced for Porchlight Music Theatre's PASSING STRANGE Photo Cast Announced for Porchlight Music Theatre's PASSING STRANGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre will conclude the eighth season of its ‚Äúlost‚ÄĚ musicals series with¬†Porchlight Revisits¬†Passing Strange,¬†book and lyrics by¬†Stew, music by¬†Heidi Rodewald¬†and¬†Stew, direction by¬†Donterrio, music directed by¬†Justin Akira Kono¬†and choreography by¬†Terri K Woodall,¬†May 18 and 19.

Photos: In Rehearsal With the Cast of (mostly)musicals HIGH TIME Photo Photos: In Rehearsal With the Cast of (mostly)musicals HIGH TIME
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

It's 4.20, and tonight is the night for a HIGH Time at Feinstein's at Vitello's with the SMOKIN hot cast of (mostly)musicals! But if you want to see them LIGHT UP the stage, act now, there are very few tickets remaining.

Complete Casting Announced For (mostly)musicals HIGH TIME! At Vitello's Photo Complete Casting Announced For (mostly)musicals HIGH TIME! At Vitello's
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2022

(mostly)musicals is back at Vitello's and ready to get LIT on 4.20!

CAP UCLA Presents The Premiere Of Heidi Rodewald's A LIFESAVING MANUAL, May 7 Photo CAP UCLA Presents The Premiere Of Heidi Rodewald's A LIFESAVING MANUAL, May 7
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 24, 2022

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance presents the premiere of Heidi Rodewald's A Lifesaving Manual on Saturday, May 7 at 6 p.m. PT. A Lifesaving Manual is a multimedia presentation that will be available for free on the CAP UCLA Online channel.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of the Public Theater's COAL COUNTRY Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of the Public Theater's COAL COUNTRY
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022

The return engagement of The Public Theater's production of Coal Country officially opened last night, Thursday March 10 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC).

Heidi Rodewald Videos

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/20/16- PASSING STRANGE
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2016

Today in 2008, Passing Strange closed at the Belasco Theatre, where it ran for 165 performances. Passing Strange is a rock musical about a young African American's artistic journey of self-discovery in Europe, drawing on heavy elements of existentialism, metafictional comedy, and the Kunstlerroman. The musical's lyrics and book are by Stew with music and orchestrations by Heidi Rodewald and Stew. It was created in collaboration with director Annie Dorsen. The musical was developed at the Sundance Institute Theatre Lab in 2004 and 2005, one of the only works there ever to be invited back for a second round of development. It had productions in Berkeley, California and Off-Broadway before opening on Broadway in 2008, garnering strong reviews and several awards. Spike Lee filmed the musical on Broadway as a documentary, premiering the film in 2009.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/20- PASSING STRANGE
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2014

Today in 2008, Passing Strange closed at the Belasco Theatre, where it ran for 165 performances. Passing Strange is a rock musical about a young African American's artistic journey of self-discovery in Europe, drawing on heavy elements of existentialism, metafictional comedy, and the Kunstlerroman. The musical's lyrics and book are by Stew with music and orchestrations by Heidi Rodewald and Stew. It was created in collaboration with director Annie Dorsen. The musical was developed at the Sundance Institute Theatre Lab in 2004 and 2005, one of the only works there ever to be invited back for a second round of development. It had productions in Berkeley, California and Off-Broadway before opening on Broadway in 2008, garnering strong reviews and several awards. Spike Lee filmed the musical on Broadway as a documentary, premiering the film in 2009.

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Highlights from Rebecca Naomi Jones' AMERICAN SONGBOOK Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2014

Now in its 16th season, Lincoln Center's acclaimed series American Songbook continues to expand its scope celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting. Featured over the weekend was Rebecca Naomi Jones, and you can watch highlights from her concert below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Rebecca Naomi Jones' AMERICAN SONGBOOK Concert Live at 8pm!
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2014

Now in its 16th season, Lincoln Center's acclaimed series American Songbook continues to expand its scope celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting. Featured tonight, April 4 is Rebecca Naomi Jones, and you can tune in and watch it live at 8pm by clicking below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/20- PASSING STRANGE
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2013

Today in 2008, Passing Strange closed at the Belasco Theatre, where it ran for 165 performances. Passing Strange is a rock musical about a young African American's artistic journey of self-discovery in Europe, drawing on heavy elements of existentialism, metafictional comedy, and the Kunstlerroman. The musical's lyrics and book are by Stew with music and orchestrations by Heidi Rodewald and Stew. It was created in collaboration with director Annie Dorsen. The musical was developed at the Sundance Institute Theatre Lab in 2004 and 2005, one of the only works there ever to be invited back for a second round of development. It had productions in Berkeley, California and Off-Broadway before opening on Broadway in 2008, garnering strong reviews and several awards. Spike Lee filmed the musical on Broadway as a documentary, premiering the film in 2009.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/20- PASSING STRANGE
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2012

Today in 2008, Passing Strange closed at the Belasco Theatre, where it ran for 165 performances. Passing Strange is a rock musical about a young African American's artistic journey of self-discovery in Europe, drawing on heavy elements of existentialism, metafictional comedy, and the K√ľnstlerroman. The musical's lyrics and book are by Stew with music and orchestrations by Heidi Rodewald and Stew. It was created in collaboration with director Annie Dorsen. The musical was developed at the Sundance Institute Theatre Lab in 2004 and 2005, one of the only works there ever to be invited back for a second round of development. It had productions in Berkeley, California and Off-Broadway before opening on Broadway in 2008, garnering strong reviews and several awards. Spike Lee filmed the musical on Broadway as a documentary, premiering the film in 2009.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/28- PASSING STRANGE
by Stage Tube - Feb 28, 2012

Today in 2008, Passing Strange opened at the Belasco Theatre, where it ran for 165 performances. Passing Strange is a rock musical about a young African American's artistic journey of self-discovery in Europe, drawing on heavy elements of existentialism, metafictional comedy, and the K√ľnstlerroman. The musical's lyrics and book are by Stew with music and orchestrations by Heidi Rodewald and Stew. It was created in collaboration with director Annie Dorsen. The musical was developed at the Sundance Institute Theatre Lab in 2004 and 2005, one of the only works there ever to be invited back for a second round of development. It had productions in Berkeley, California and Off-Broadway before opening on Broadway in 2008, garnering strong reviews and several awards. Spike Lee filmed the musical on Broadway as a documentary, premiering the film in 2009.

STAGE TUBE: Spike Lee's PASSING STRANGE Film Trailer
by Charlie Piane - Jul 31, 2009

PASSING STRANGE is coming to the big screen in Spike Lee's new film adaptation. The official trailer has been released and we are excited to show it to BroadwayWorld.com Visitors!

BWW TV Exclusive: Passing Strange's Karen Pittman 'FLIPS' for BroadwayWorld
by Craig Brockman - Jun 8, 2008

What happens when you give a couple of cast members of Passing Strange the hot new gadget - The Flip - and let them loose on their fellow cast members? Click now to watch Part 2 as Karen Pittman takes you backstage of Passing Strange!

BWW Video Show Preview: Passing Strange
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2008

The new musical Passing Strange opened on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) on February 28, 2008.


Heidi Rodewald Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Heidi Rodewald written?
Heidi Rodewald has written 1 shows including Passing Strange (Composer).

What awards has Heidi Rodewald been nominated for?
Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Passing Strange , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Passing Strange , Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Passing Strange Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Passing Strange and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Passing Strange .

What awards has Heidi Rodewald won?
Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Passing Strangeand Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Passing Strange.