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John Tartaglia

 
Date Of Birth:
February 16, 1978 (44)
Birth Place:
Maple Shade, New Jersey, USA
Bio:
John is executive producer and star of Disney Channel's "Johnny and the Sprites" (now airing worldwide). Tartaglia earned a Tony Award® nomination for his performance in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Avenue Q, for which he originated the roles of Princeton and Rod. Tartaglia was most ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 16, 1978 (44)

Birth Place: Maple Shade, New Jersey, USA

Bio:
John is executive producer and star of Disney Channel's "Johnny and the Sprites" (now airing worldwide). Tartaglia earned a Tony Award® nomination for his performance in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Avenue Q, for which he originated the roles of Princeton and Rod. Tartaglia was most ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny Revival, 2017
Hysterium
  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Pinocchio
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Performer
  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2005
Princeton, Rod
  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2004
Other Roles
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 2003
Seth/Shem
  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Jerry
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2003
Princeton
Rod
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Princeton
Rod
Princeton/Rod
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2002
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Lumiere [Replacement]
  [New York]
Reading, 2000
Performer

Productions

 
[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Producer

Writing

Bookwriter
Creator

Photos

Dayna Sauble and John Tartaglia Photo

Dayna Sauble and John Tartaglia

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02/17/2020
John Tartaglia and Emily Goglia Photo

John Tartaglia and Emily Goglia

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02/17/2020
Choreographer Linda Love Simmons and Director John Tartaglia Photo

Choreographer Linda Love Simmons and Director John Tartaglia

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02/17/2020
John Tartaglia and Javier Garcia Photo

John Tartaglia and Javier Garcia

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02/17/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny Revival, 2017
Hysterium

  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2012
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Pinocchio

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Performer

  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2005
Princeton, Rod

  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2004
Other Roles

Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 2003
Seth/Shem

  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Jerry

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2003
Princeton

Rod

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Princeton

Rod

Princeton/Rod

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2002
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Lumiere [Replacement]

  [New York]
Reading, 2000
Performer

Productions

[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2018]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Producer

Writing
Bookwriter
Creator

John Tartaglia Biography

John is executive producer and star of Disney Channel's "Johnny and the Sprites" (now airing worldwide). Tartaglia earned a Tony Award® nomination for his performance in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Avenue Q, for which he originated the roles of Princeton and Rod. Tartaglia was most recently seen on Broadway starring as Lumiere in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. A 10-year veteran of "Sesame Street," Tartaglia is one of the youngest puppeteers ever to perform on the show, starting at the age of 16. In addition to his work on "Sesame Street," he also starred in Sesame Workshop's innovative English as a Foreign Language project, "Sesame English," which currently airs worldwide. Tartaglia has also appeared on Disney Channel's "Bear in the Big Blue House" and "JoJo's Circus" and Discovery Channel's "Animal Jam." He is a past host of the New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts.

John Tartaglia Awards and Nominations

 
Theatre World Awards - 2004 - Performance Gold Star
John Tartagalia, Avenue Q
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
John Tartaglia, Avenue Q

John Tartaglia News

Bucks County Playhouse to Present HIRSCHFELD'S BROADWAY Featuring Backstage Stories & Photo Bucks County Playhouse to Present HIRSCHFELD'S BROADWAY Featuring Backstage Stories & More This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2022

Bucks County Playhouse will present “Hirschfeld’s Broadway,” a new multi-media presentation illustrating and celebrating some of the most loved moments in American theater as drawn by Al Hirschfeld. The one-night-only event takes place Wednesday, September 28 at 7:30 pm at Bucks County Playhouse.

John Lloyd Young to Headline 2022 GALAVANT IN THE GARDEN Gala to Benefit Bucks County Photo John Lloyd Young to Headline 2022 GALAVANT IN THE GARDEN Gala to Benefit Bucks County Playhouse
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 3, 2022

Tony-winning star of “Jersey Boys” take center stage at the Seventh Annual Galavant in the Garden Gala to benefit Bucks County Playhouse on September 17 in Solebury, PA.

Carter Calvert to Return to Bucks County Playhouse With One-Woman Show in August Photo Carter Calvert to Return to Bucks County Playhouse With One-Woman Show in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

Carter Calvert, the Broadway actress-singer who previously wowed audiences at Bucks County Playhouse as the iconic country music legend in “Always ... Patsy Cline,” will bring her one-woman show, “Viva La Diva,” back to the historic playhouse on Sunday, August 14 at 7:00 pm.

Lesli Margherita and Daisy Wright to Star in Randy Skinner-Directed DAMES AT SEA at B Photo Lesli Margherita and Daisy Wright to Star in Randy Skinner-Directed DAMES AT SEA at Bucks County Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

A trio of Tony-nominated artists, Randy Skinner, Anna Louizos and David C. Woolard, will recreate their work for the Broadway revival of “Dames at Sea,” when the light-hearted, dance-centric musical debuts at Bucks County Playhouse, August 12 – September 11.

Tickets On Sale for BLUE'S CLUES AND YOU! Coming To The Fisher Theatre October 22-23 Photo Tickets On Sale for BLUE'S CLUES AND YOU! Coming To The Fisher Theatre October 22-23
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2022

Round Room Live and Nickelodeon announced the first 50 plus cities for the U.S. tour of Blue's Clues & You! Live On Stage, a brand-new theater production based on the hit preschool television series Blue's Clues & You!, with a special stop in Detroit on October 22-23, 2022.

TheatreWorks Announces 52nd Season Including Two World Premieres Photo TheatreWorks Announces 52nd Season Including Two World Premieres
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announced its 52nd season, featuring six plays and musicals to be presented November 2022 through August 2023. Three of the season's productions will be mounted at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, and three will be staged at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. Subscriptions are now available; single tickets will be available in the coming months at TheatreWorks.org.

MARY POPPINS Star Jeanna De Waal Takes Over Instagram! Photo MARY POPPINS Star Jeanna De Waal Takes Over Instagram!
by HaleyJane Rose - Jul 13, 2022

The Muny is presenting Mary Poppins! The show's star, Jeanna De Waal, will take you behind the scenes of the final night of their run.

BLUE'S CLUES AND YOU! Comes to NJPAC in October Photo BLUE'S CLUES AND YOU! Comes to NJPAC in October
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

Blue's Clues & You! Live on Stage comes to New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Sunday, October 9th at 2 PM. In this epic new adventure, Josh is conjuring up a magical theater show, but he needs YOUR help! Kids and families will fall in love with theater as they solve Blue's Clues to discover what Josh needs to make a show. With Broadway-style song and dance, this production pulls out all the stops!

BLUE'S CLUES & YOU! Live On Stage U.S. Tour Comes to Louisville in October Photo BLUE'S CLUES & YOU! Live On Stage U.S. Tour Comes to Louisville in October
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

Round Room Live and Nickelodeon announced the first 50 plus cities for the U.S. tour of Blue's Clues & You! Live On Stage, a brand-new theater production based on the hit preschool television series Blue's Clues & You!, with a special stop at The Brown Theatre in Louisville, KY on October 18 at 6:00pm.

Photos: Get A First Look At Jeanna de Waal, Corbin Bleu & More in The Muny's MARY POP Photo Photos: Get A First Look At Jeanna de Waal, Corbin Bleu & More in The Muny's MARY POPPINS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022

The Muny's high-flying production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins, is now on stage through July 13. The cast includes Jeanna de Waal (Mary Poppins), Corbin Bleu (Bert), Nehal Joshi (George Banks), Darlesia Cearcy (Bird Woman), Gabe Cytron (Michael Banks) Laila Fantroy (Jane Banks), and more. Get a first look at photos here!

John Tartaglia Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Jeanna de Waal, Corbin Bleu & More in The Muny's MARY POPP VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Jeanna de Waal, Corbin Bleu & More in The Muny's MARY POPPINS
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's high-flying production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins, now on stage through July 13.

Broadway Rewind: SHREK Celebrates a Fairytale Opening in 2008 VideoBroadway Rewind: SHREK Celebrates a Fairytale Opening in 2008
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2020

As Broadway braces for a month of darkness, BroadwayWorld wants to make sure that you still get your theatre fix each and every day until April 13. In our daily series Broadway Rewind, we're uncovering footage from the depths of our archives so that you can relive magical moments of Broadway past!

VIDEO: John Tartaglia Leads THE MUSIC MAN at the Wick Theatre in Boca Raton VideoVIDEO: John Tartaglia Leads THE MUSIC MAN at the Wick Theatre in Boca Raton
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2019

John Tartaglia recently led The Music Man at The Wick Theatre & Costume Museum in Boca Raton, FL. Check out clips from the production!

BWW Review: The Muny's MATILDA is Magically Mary VideoBWW Review: The Muny's MATILDA is Magically Mary
by Tanya Seale - Aug 7, 2019

Mary Engelbreit, that is. Roald Dahl's Matilda, playing now through August 11 at The Muny in Forest Park, is inspireda?'the entire productiona?'by the artwork of St. Louis' own Mary Engelbreit, and is it ever something to see! Even on first glance of the curtain, which is painted with colorful stacks of books, polka dots, and hearts on a vine, one can tell this show is going to be a special kind of Muny magic. And sure enough, that inspiration...

VIDEO: Get A First Look At MATILDA At The Muny VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At MATILDA At The Muny
by Alan Henry - Aug 6, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of MATILDA the Musical! BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of MATILDA the Musical! Check out the video!

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! at Bucks County Playhouse VideoVIDEO: MAMMA MIA! at Bucks County Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2019

Bucks County Playhouse continues its 80th Anniversary Season with an all-new production of the high-energy, international musical sensation, 'Mamma Mia!' Check out production video!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of the Muny's ANNIE Sing 'We'd Like To Thank You, Herbert Hoove VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of the Muny's ANNIE Sing 'We'd Like To Thank You, Herbert Hoover'
by Stage Tube - Jul 23, 2018

Tony nominees Christopher Sieber and Jennifer Simard star as the stoically affluent Daddy Warbucks and the deliciously wicked Miss Hannigan, respectively, in the Muny's centennial season production of Annie, running through July 25. Watch the cast sing We'd Like To Thank You, Herbert Hoover in the video below!

VIDEO: Watch Jennifer Simard Sing 'Little Girls' in ANNIE at the Muny VideoVIDEO: Watch Jennifer Simard Sing 'Little Girls' in ANNIE at the Muny
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2018

Tony nominees Christopher Sieber and Jennifer Simard star as the stoically affluent Daddy Warbucks and the deliciously wicked Miss Hannigan, respectively, in the Muny's centennial season production of Annie, running through July 25. Watch Simard sing the iconic hit 'Little Girls' in the video below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At ANNIE At The Muny VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At ANNIE At The Muny
by Alan Henry - Jul 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of Annie! Check out a clip below!

VIDEO: On This Day, February 16: Happy Birthday, John Tartaglia! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, February 16: Happy Birthday, John Tartaglia!
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 16, 2018

On this day we celebrate the birthday of Tony Award-nominee, John Tartaglia!


John Tartaglia Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Tartaglia been in?
John Tartaglia has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has John Tartaglia been in?
John Tartaglia has not appeared in the West End

What awards has John Tartaglia been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Avenue Q and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Avenue Q .

What awards has John Tartaglia won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Avenue Q.

How many shows has John Tartaglia written?
John Tartaglia has written 1 shows including Imaginocean (Bookwriter).