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Jacob ben Widmar

 

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere at Dallas Theater Center, 2017
Will Scarlett
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production at Theatre Row, 2017
Performer (Swing)
  [Arlington, VA (Regional)]
World Premiere at the Signature Theatre, 2017
Bobby Sherin
  [Off-Broadway]
2016 Return Engagement, 2016
The Mad Hatter
  [US Tour]
1st National US Tour, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Ensemble [Replacement]
Joseph Smith (Understudy) [Replacement]
Mission President (Understudy) [Replacement]
Missionary Training Center Voice (Understudy) [Replacement]
Price's Dad (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Performer
  [Boston]
Boston Revival, 2007
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 2005
Ensemble
  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2005
Ensemble

 

Stage

Performances
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere at Dallas Theater Center, 2017
Will Scarlett

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production at Theatre Row, 2017
Performer (Swing)

  [Arlington, VA (Regional)]
World Premiere at the Signature Theatre, 2017
Bobby Sherin

  [Off-Broadway]
2016 Return Engagement, 2016
The Mad Hatter

  [US Tour]
1st National US Tour, 2012
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Ensemble [Replacement]

Joseph Smith (Understudy) [Replacement]

Mission President (Understudy) [Replacement]

Missionary Training Center Voice (Understudy) [Replacement]

Price's Dad (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Performer

  [Boston]
Boston Revival, 2007
Performer

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 2005
Ensemble

  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2005
Ensemble






Jacob ben Widmar News

Wake Up With BWW 9/11: Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker in PLAZA SUITE, and Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/11: Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker in PLAZA SUITE, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2019

Today's top stories: Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker will lead Plaza Suite on Broadway, and more!

BWW TV Exclusive: Brigham Young University Alumni Bring It at Broadway Sessions Photo BWW TV Exclusive: Brigham Young University Alumni Bring It at Broadway Sessions
by Ben Cameron - Sep 10, 2019

Broadway Sessions kicked off it's new season recently with a celebration of alumni of the formidable MDT (Music/Dance/Theatre) program at Brigham Young University. Clark Johnsen (The Book of Mormon, La cage), Tregoney Shepherd (Les Mis, Phantom), Erin Wilson (Wicked), Steven Fales (Confessions of a Mormon Boy), Jacob Ben Widmar (Xanadu), Peter Nelson (Chicago, Cinderella), Broadway wardrobe veteran Jake Fry, Don Alden (Open Jar Studios), Knikki Hess Roberts, recent graduate Ellora Lattin and host Ben Cameron (a Utah native) share songs and stories from the sincere to the spectacularly hilarious. Enjoy highlights here.

BYU Alumni Next Up at BROADWAY SESSIONS Photo BYU Alumni Next Up at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by Julie Musbach - Aug 12, 2019

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway cast twice monthly. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Dance Captain Dance Attack web series) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  This Thursday night, August 15th, Broadway Sessions welcomes an all star line up of Broadway and national vets who are all alumni of BYU.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Broadway at Music Circus Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Broadway at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2019

The third show in the 2019 season is the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the award-winning musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone is now on stage, starring writeractorcomedian Bruce Vilanch and featuring a cast of Broadway veterans. The show runs Tuesday, July 9 through Sunday, July 14 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento. Check out video of the cast in action!

Photo Flash: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE At Broadway Music Circus Photo Photo Flash: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE At Broadway Music Circus
by Nate Ronning - Jul 10, 2019

The third show in the 2019 season is the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the award-winning musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone is now on stage, starring writeractorcomedian Bruce Vilanch and featuring a cast of Broadway veterans. The show runs Tuesday, July 9 through Sunday, July 14 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento. Check out photos of the cast in action!

Bruce Vilanch Stars In THE DROWSY CHAPERONE At Broadway Music Circus Beginning Next W Photo Bruce Vilanch Stars In THE DROWSY CHAPERONE At Broadway Music Circus Beginning Next Week
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 2, 2019

The third show in the 2019 season is the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the award-winning musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone, starring writeractorcomedian Bruce Vilanch and featuring a cast of Broadway veterans. The show runs Tuesday, July 9 through Sunday, July 14 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento.

Lesli Margherita, Bruce Vilanch, Philip Boykin And More Announced For Broadway At Mus Photo Lesli Margherita, Bruce Vilanch, Philip Boykin And More Announced For Broadway At Music Circus Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2019

Casting has been confirmed for the 69th Broadway At Music Circus season, which begins June 11 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. The season includes four Broadway At Music Circus premieres, Shrek the Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Wiz, and In the Heights.

Photo Flash: Steffanie Leigh, Grey Henson & More Relive Teenage Glory Days at BROADWA Photo Photo Flash: Steffanie Leigh, Grey Henson & More Relive Teenage Glory Days at BROADWAY HIGH SCHOOL THROWBACK
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 26, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - just presented Broadway's High School Throwback.

VIDEO: Bonnie Milligan, Grey Henson, and More Rehearse For High School Throwback at T Photo VIDEO: Bonnie Milligan, Grey Henson, and More Rehearse For High School Throwback at The Green Room 42
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 23, 2019

The Green Room 42 will present Broadway's High School Throwback. February 25th at 9:30pm. The cast, including Bonnie Milligan, Grey Henson, and more, have been hard at work in rehearsal. Check out the footage in the video below!

Bonnie Milligan, Grey Henson, Alysha Umphress And More Slated for BROADWAY HIGH SCHOO Photo Bonnie Milligan, Grey Henson, Alysha Umphress And More Slated for BROADWAY HIGH SCHOOL THROWBACK At The Green Room 42
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 8, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - will present Broadway's High School Throwback. February 25th at 9:30pm. 

Jacob ben Widmar Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: Brigham Young University Alumni Bring It at Broadway Sessions VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Brigham Young University Alumni Bring It at Broadway Sessions
by Ben Cameron - Sep 10, 2019

Broadway Sessions kicked off it's new season recently with a celebration of alumni of the formidable MDT (Music/Dance/Theatre) program at Brigham Young University. Clark Johnsen (The Book of Mormon, La cage), Tregoney Shepherd (Les Mis, Phantom), Erin Wilson (Wicked), Steven Fales (Confessions of a Mormon Boy), Jacob Ben Widmar (Xanadu), Peter Nelson (Chicago, Cinderella), Broadway wardrobe veteran Jake Fry, Don Alden (Open Jar Studios), Knikki Hess Roberts, recent graduate Ellora Lattin and host Ben Cameron (a Utah native) share songs and stories from the sincere to the spectacularly hilarious. Enjoy highlights here.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Broadway at Music Circus VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Broadway at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2019

The third show in the 2019 season is the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the award-winning musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone is now on stage, starring writeractorcomedian Bruce Vilanch and featuring a cast of Broadway veterans. The show runs Tuesday, July 9 through Sunday, July 14 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento. Check out video of the cast in action!

VIDEO: Bonnie Milligan, Grey Henson, and More Rehearse For High School Throwback at T VideoVIDEO: Bonnie Milligan, Grey Henson, and More Rehearse For High School Throwback at The Green Room 42
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 23, 2019

The Green Room 42 will present Broadway's High School Throwback. February 25th at 9:30pm. The cast, including Bonnie Milligan, Grey Henson, and more, have been hard at work in rehearsal. Check out the footage in the video below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Highlights from 42ND STREET at North Shore Music Theatre VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Highlights from 42ND STREET at North Shore Music Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 3, 2017

The glamour, spectacle and fashion of 1930s Broadway comes to Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) as a chorus girl from a small town aspires to find love and success on the Great White Way in the Tony Award-winning 42ND STREET, tapping across the NSMT main stage now through November 12, 2017. BroadwayWorld is excited to share exclusive highlights from the show below!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Signature Theatre's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2017

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing, written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). This new play based on the real-life story of Elva Miller, a middle-aged housewife who gained notoriety as an unlikely pop phenomenon in the 1960s for her warbling renditions of chart topping hits 'Downtown,' 'Monday, Monday,' 'A Hard Day's Night,' and more runs now through March 26 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Watch the Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's THE PRODUCERS Flaunt It!
by TV - On the Road - Oct 3, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers, directed by Don Stephenson and choreographed by Bill Burns. The Producers features music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, and the original Broadway direction and choreography by Susan Stroman.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Tony Yazbeck & Company Forget About the Boy at BROADWAY BACKWARDS!
by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2016

Watch below as Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck shows off impressive tapping skills in a high-spirited 'Forget About the Boy' from Thoroughly Modern Millie, joined by Eddie Korbich and the show's brilliant ensemble dancers: Stephen Carrasco, Michael Fatica, Drew Humphrey, Bryan Hunt, Drew King, Jess LeProtto, Cory Lingner, Christopher Rice, Clinton Sherwood and Jacob ben Widmar.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL at Paper Mill
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents this year's holiday show, A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL, based on the popular 1983 film. A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL has a book by Joseph Robinette with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL will be directed by Brandon Ivie and choreographed by Mara Newbery Greer. A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, November 25, 2015, through January 3, 2016. The official press opening night is Sunday, November 29, at 7:00pm. Click below to watch highlights for the show!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Paper Mill's 'Ralphie's Christmas Wish' - A CHRISTMAS STORY Short Film!
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse just released its first ever short film to accompany its run of A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL this winter. Click below to watch 'Ralphie's Christmas Wish', in which Ralphie grants Christmas wishes all over New Jersey!

STAGE TUBE: WBT's BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 5, 2015

The journey from the 21st Century back to Hollywood's glamourous golden age is an inspiring one when your "tour guides" are the legendary Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire - portrayed by Darien Crago and Jeremy Benton in Westchester Broadway Theatre's production of Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern's Backwards in High Heels: The Ginger Musical, running August 13-September 20.


Jacob ben Widmar Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jacob ben Widmar been in?
Jacob ben Widmar has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Jacob ben Widmar been in?
Jacob ben Widmar has not appeared in the West End