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J.R. Heckman

 
Bio:
J.R. is an award winning American Singer and Actor born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a graduate of the prestigious Tisch School of The Arts at New York University where he earned his BFA in Musical Theatre/Screen Acting and a Producing Minor. J.R. has produced 2 benefit concerts for ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
J.R. is an award winning American Singer and Actor born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a graduate of the prestigious Tisch School of The Arts at New York University where he earned his BFA in Musical Theatre/Screen Acting and a Producing Minor. J.R. has produced 2 benefit concerts for ... (read complete bio)
 

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Alli Kramer (Jimmys 2012) with J.R. Heckman (JImmys 2018) Photo

Alli Kramer (Jimmys 2012) with J.R. Heckman (JImmys 2018)

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Date:
01/15/2019
Kathleen Rooney*, Wesley Allen, J.R. Heckman, ensemble cast Photo

Kathleen Rooney*, Wesley Allen, J.R. Heckman, ensemble cast

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12/01/2017
 

J.R. Heckman Biography

J.R. is an award winning American Singer and Actor born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a graduate of the prestigious Tisch School of The Arts at New York University where he earned his BFA in Musical Theatre/Screen Acting and a Producing Minor.

J.R. has produced 2 benefit concerts for Josh Groban’s Find Your Light Foundation for underserved arts education. He was a National Jimmy Award Finalist and three time nominee in addition to being a three time Cleveland Playhouse Square Dazzle Award Recipient for Best Actor. He is a proud member of Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA.

In his spare time J.R. enjoys spending time with his family, friends, his dog Murphy and anything Disney. J.R. is passionate about inspiring others and creating a better tomorrow through his music.








J.R. Heckman News

Catching Up with the Jimmy Awards Alumni- Part 5 Photo Catching Up with the Jimmy Awards Alumni- Part 5
by Team BWW - Jun 29, 2021

Before we get to know this year's Jimmy Awards nominees, BroadwayWorld is catching up with some of the program's alumni! Below, get to know just a few, including: Travis Anderson, Anna Ascheman, Laurel Bollard, Anna Gassett, Matt Gurniak, Lauren Harkness, J.R. Heckman, Morgan Higgins Pereira, Bethany Menjivar, Shauni Ruetz, and Jeremy VandenHout.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: April 24-25- with Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea McArdle and Mo Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: April 24-25- with Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea McArdle and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 24, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, April 24-25, 2021.

Annaleigh Ashford, Teal Wicks, Telly Leung & More Will Take Part in SONGS OF HOPE 202 Photo Annaleigh Ashford, Teal Wicks, Telly Leung & More Will Take Part in SONGS OF HOPE 2021
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2021

On Saturday, April 24 (7:30pm ET), Jimmy Awards finalist and NYU Tisch School of the Arts student J.R. Heckman will host Songs of Hope 2021, a benefit concert supporting underserved arts education.

J.R. Heckman’s Latest Single, 'Reimagine' Is Now Available On All Streaming Platfor Photo J.R. Heckman’s Latest Single, 'Reimagine' Is Now Available On All Streaming Platforms!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 25, 2020

J.R. Heckman releases his latest single, 'Reimagine' this Friday, June 26, 2020 on all streaming platforms! 

BWW Review: Solon High grad produced a virtual concert, CWRU recognized for stellar t Photo BWW Review: Solon High grad produced a virtual concert, CWRU recognized for stellar theatre department, pride plays to be performed, Bard at the Gate and The Madness of G
by Roy Berko - Jun 16, 2020

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, June 12- with THE WIZ, Linda Lavin and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, June 12- with THE WIZ, Linda Lavin and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 12, 2020

Today (June 12) in live streaming: The Wiz Live is back, the newest Broadway's Next on Stage and so much more!

Telly Leung, Michael McElroy & More Will Raise Their Voices for Find Your Light Found Photo Telly Leung, Michael McElroy & More Will Raise Their Voices for Find Your Light Foundation in SONGS OF HOPE
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 10, 2020

This Friday, June 12 (7pm EDT), Jimmy Awards veteran and NYU Tisch School of the Arts student J.R. Heckman will present Songs Of Hope- A Benefit Concert For Josh Groban's Find Your Light Foundation.

Michael McElroy, Telly Leung, and More Set For SONGS OF HOPE Concert to Benefit Josh  Photo Michael McElroy, Telly Leung, and More Set For SONGS OF HOPE Concert to Benefit Josh Groban's Find Your Light Foundation
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2020

Songs of Hope, a benefit concert for Josh Groban's 'Find Your Light Foundation', will be held on Friday, June 12, 2020 a 7:00pm EST (4:00pm PST) and streamed LIVE on the Find Your Light Foundation's YouTube and Facebook channels.

THE DAZZLE AWARDS Honor High School Musical Theater Programs At Playhouse Square Photo THE DAZZLE AWARDS Honor High School Musical Theater Programs At Playhouse Square
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2019

With the aim of inspiring performance and recognizing the importance of musical theater and arts education in Northeast Ohio high schools, Playhouse Square proudly held the fourth annual Dazzle Awards presented by Pat and John Chapman on Saturday, May 18. The Dazzle Awards are affiliated with The Jimmy Awards/The National High School Musical Theatre Awards presented by The Broadway League Foundation.

Playhouse Square Announces Nominees For Fourth Annual Dazzle Awards Presented By Pat  Photo Playhouse Square Announces Nominees For Fourth Annual Dazzle Awards Presented By Pat And John Chapman
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2019

With the aim of recognizing the importance of musical theater and arts education in Northeast Ohio high schools, Playhouse Square proudly hosts the Dazzle Awards presented by Pat and John Chapman, affiliated with The Jimmy Awards/The National High School Musical Theatre Awards.

J.R. Heckman Videos

STAGE TUBE: Winners J.R. Heckman and Kate Klika Talk the 2016 DAZZLE AWARDS
by Stage Tube - Jun 23, 2016

With the aim of inspiring performance and recognizing the importance of musical theater and arts education in Northeast Ohio high schools, Playhouse Square proudly held its inaugural Dazzle Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 21. The Dazzle Awards are affiliated with the National High School Musical Theatre Awards ('The Jimmy Awards') presented by The Broadway League Foundation.