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Jessica Rush most recently completed a successful run in Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen, where she stood by for both Cynthia Murphy and Heidi Hansen. Last season she originated the role of Joyce Bogart in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. Jessica had the honor of closing the Broadway run of Jersey Boys as the longest-running Lorraine, and prior to that, appeared in Guys and Dolls and Gypsy with Patti LuPone. Television credits include “Billions” and “White Collar”, and the award-winning web series, “Then We Got Help”. She was the recipient of the Joseph Jefferson Award for her portrayal of Louise in Gypsy at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, and is co-founder of the Broadway Baby Mamas. Ms. Rush is married to actor Eric Anderson, and mom to their daughter, Elliot.

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Original Broadway Production, 2019

Original Broadway Production, 2018
Joyce Bogart


[San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse, 2017

Broadway Revival, 2009


Hot Box Girl

Sarah Brown (Understudy)

Broadway Revival, 2008


Miss Cratchitt (Standby)

Louise (Standby)

Original Broadway Production, 2005
Lorraine [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Lorraine [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Lorraine [Replacement]

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Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night of THE GATSBY

And that's a wrap on the 2023/24 Broadway season! The final two shows of the spring officially opened last night, and BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet for The Great Gatsby as the VIP guests arrived at the Broadway Theatre. Check out photos below!
Meet the Cast of THE GREAT GATSBY, Beginning Previews Tonight on Broadway

The Great Gatsby begins previews tonight, March 29, 2024, and is set to open on Thursday, April 25, 2024, at The Broadway Theatre. Meet the cast of The Great Gatsby here!
Jessica Rush Will Lead Industry Presentation of STALLED: A NEW MUSICAL

Stalled: A New Musical will receive an invite-only industry presentation on November 9, 2023.   Stalled is written by Liesl Wilke (book and lyrics) and Andy Marsh (music and lyrics), with additional music/ lyrics by Kyle Puccia (music supervisor), directed/casted by Jamibeth Margolis (Harmony Broadway, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish), with musical direction by  Laura Bergquist (Allegiance).
Photos: Inside the Opening Night Celebration For HERE LIES LOVE

Here Lies Love, the new musical from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, officially opened on Broadway Thursday, July 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Check out photos from the show's opening night celebrations here!
Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet on HERE LIES LOVE Opening Night

Check out photos of Dylan Mulvaney, Spike Lee, H.E.R., Stephen Colbert, and more on the Here Lies Love opening night red carpet!
Review: BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is exhilarating at North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly, MA

What did our critic think of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly, MA?
Photos: First Look At BEAUTIFUL �" THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL At North Shore Music Theatre

See photos of BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL playing at North Shore Music Theatre through June 18, 2023.
Elena Ricardo Will Lead BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at North Shore Music Theatre

Audiences can prepare for “some kind of wonderful” when Bill Hanney’s award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) opens its 68th Anniversary Season with the Tony® & Grammy Award®-winning Broadway hit BEAUTIFUL - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, playing from Tuesday, June 6 thru Sunday, June 18, 2023.
Photos: Go Inside The Acting Company's Reimagined Renaissance Gala

See photos from The Acting Company's gala featuring Ezra Knight as the host!
Photos: Former MATILDA on Broadway Stars Attend Netflix Film Screening

In attendance were former Broadway Matildas Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, Oona Laurence, Sophia Gennusa, Gabriella Pizzolo, Alexandra Vlachos, Ava Briglia, Ava Ulloa, Aviva Winick, Brooklyn Shuck, Eliza Madore, Fina Strazza, Mattea Conforti and Mimi Clark-Ryder. Check out photos from the screening now!
Photos: Broadway Women's Alliance Hosts Screening of 'Women Talking'

Broadway Women’s Alliance hosted a special Broadway community screening of the new film Women Talking on Monday, December 5 at 6:30 pm. 
Industry Pro Newsletter: New Funding Challenges in the UK and US, New Leaders Take Their Posts

In the US, programs designed to help businesses and producers make it through the pandemic have been winding down or coming to an end over the last fiscal year - but audiences and funding aren’t yet back to their pre-pandemic levels, leaving leaders in a tough position to figure out how to get their institutions back on firm financial footing.
The Broadway League and Actors' Equity Association Negotiate New Production Contract

In late September, The Broadway League and Actors’ Equity Association kicked negotiations into high gear for the next Broadway and sit-down production contract. The last contract expired, but was extended while the two groups worked through various pandemic-related issues. Equity, ever the fan of a social media hashtag campaign, this week asked its members to share the hashtag #ItsAboutTimeBroadway along with their support for the union.
Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE MUSEUM OF BROADWAY

The Museum of Broadway officially opened yesterday, November 13, ahead of its official public opening tomorrow. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the red carpet event here! Among the stars in attendance were Shoshana Bean, Jason Robert Brown, Jane Krakowski, Anthony Rapp, Telly Leung, and many more!
Dee Dee Bridgewater & Charity Angél Dawson to Lead Industry Presentation of ELLA: AN AMERICAN MIRACLE

ELLA: An American Miracle, a new musical written by Anna Deavere Smith (Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 and Notes From The Field) and featuring music from the Ella Fitzgerald songbook, is currently in development, with an upcoming work session held from August 25-September 21 to conclude with a private industry presentation.
Student Blog: “See You at the Parks!”

Recently, I had the chance to speak with David about his experience in the theatre world, his off-Broadway directorial debut, and, of course, Disney! From Happy Meal toys to college professors, read on to learn more about how David became the person they are today and how he is contributing to both the theatre world and the Disney community.
Photos: Adrienne Warren, Stephanie J. Block, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More Celebrate Photographer Jenny Anderson

Last night, Tony Award Winners Adrienne Warren, Stephanie J. Block, and Celia Keenan-Bolger were just a few of the Broadway stars who celebrated beloved Broadway photographer Jenny Anderson's photo exhibition at the historic Waldorf Astoria.
Katie Webber Will Take Over the Role of 'Rhonda' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL

Katie Webber will step into the role of 'Rhonda' in Broadway's TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL beginning Tuesday, April 12 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).
LISTEN: Celebrate Women's History Month with the Broadway Podcast Network

The Broadway Podcast Network has announced 'Celebrating Women's History,' a specially curated collection of episodes from BPN's hit podcasts featuring women, and celebrating women.
Photos: See Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & More in New Images From TINA �" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL

TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, starring Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, is currently on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater (205 W 46th Street).


How many Broadway shows has Jessica Rush been in?

Jessica Rush has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Jessica Rush been in?

Jessica Rush has not appeared in the West End.

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