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Lance Roberts

 
Bio:
A native New Yorker, born and raised in Harlem made his Broadway debut as the swing in the ill fated, The First. He never made it on stage. The director, Martin Charnin told the cast as they were closing "If they were lucky, they would get to walk around the block again". It would take him almost ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
A native New Yorker, born and raised in Harlem made his Broadway debut as the swing in the ill fated, The First. He never made it on stage. The director, Martin Charnin told the cast as they were closing "If they were lucky, they would get to walk around the block again". It would take him almost ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Constable Locke
Ensemble
Olin Britt (Understudy)
Mayor Shinn (Understudy)
Charlie Cowell (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company One-Night-Only Benefit, 2018
Rev. J.D. Montgomery
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2018
Ensemble
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2017
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Ensemble [Replacement]
Mr. Henshaw [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2014
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
2013
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Voice
King of Cartoons
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Constable Locke

Ensemble

Olin Britt (Understudy)

Mayor Shinn (Understudy)

Charlie Cowell (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company One-Night-Only Benefit, 2018
Rev. J.D. Montgomery

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2018
Ensemble

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2017
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Ensemble [Replacement]

Mr. Henshaw [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2014
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
2013
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Voice

King of Cartoons

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer

Lance Roberts Biography

A native New Yorker, born and raised in Harlem made his Broadway debut as the swing in the ill fated, The First. He never made it on stage. The director, Martin Charnin told the cast as they were closing "If they were lucky, they would get to walk around the block again". It would take him almost 30 years to "walk around the block" again. He made his official Broadway debut as the King of Cartoons in THE PEEWEE HERMAN SHOW. Other Broadway credits include, SISTER ACT, GHOST, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF and ACT ONE.Off Broadway credits include MARCH OF THE FALSETTOS, FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD, THE LIQUID PLAIN, SHOWS FOR DAYS, SONDHEIM'S SATURDAY NIGHT and THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM. Other NY credits include being featured in AMERICA at RADIO CITY. Regionally, he has performed at The McCarter, GeVa, Berkshire Theater Festival, Karamu, The Old Globe, San Diego Rep, La Jolla Playhouse. His Los Angeles credits include the original LA cast of CATS, ALL NIGHT STRUT, FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD and I LOVE YOU...NOW CHANGE. Other LA theaters include the Mark Taper Forum, Ahmanson, The Geffen, LATC, Will Geer Theatricum, Hollywood Bowl, Musical Theater West, Moonlight Amphitheater, South Bay, Cabrillo, Fullerton CLO, Sacramento Music Circus. He has toured 44 states, Asia and Africa in THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!!!, I LOVE YOU,YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE AND FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD. He spent 7 1/2 years performing Jafar in Disney Aladdin: a Musical Spectacular at California Adventure. ON television, he has appeared on SCARECROW AND MRS. KING, DALLAS, KNOTS LANDING, MY TWO DADS, ZOEY 101, STRONG MEDICINE, WILL AND GRACE, NUMB3RS, WHITE COLLAR, LAW AND ORDER:SVU etc. Film credits include THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU, THE HUMBLING, FAN GIRL, I AM MICHAEL and the HBO miniseries, SHOW ME A HERO and PEEWEE HERMAN on HBO.




Lance Roberts News

THE MUSIC MAN Cast Recording to be Released This Friday Photo THE MUSIC MAN Cast Recording to be Released This Friday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2022

The official cast recording of the Broadway revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo, will be released this Friday, September 23 at 10 AM ET.

THE MUSIC MAN to Close on Broadway This Winter Photo THE MUSIC MAN to Close on Broadway This Winter
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2022

The Music Man will end its Broadway run on January 1, 2023. The revival of Meredith Willson‚Äôs musical,¬†starring two-time Tony Award¬ģ, Grammy Award¬ģ, and Emmy Award¬ģ-winning star¬†Hugh Jackman¬†as Professor Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner¬†Sutton Foster¬†as Marian Paroo, will have played 358 regular and 46 preview performances by the time it takes its final bow.

Mets Manager Buck Showalter is 'Mesmerized' By Broadway's THE MUSIC MAN Photo Mets Manager Buck Showalter is 'Mesmerized' By Broadway's THE MUSIC MAN
by HaleyJane Rose - Aug 15, 2022

New York Mets manager Buck Showalter expressed fascination with Broadway during a recent press conference after seeing The Music Man.

Photos: THE MUSIC MAN to Release New Broadway Cast Recording - Get a First Look at th Photo Photos: THE MUSIC MAN to Release New Broadway Cast Recording - Get a First Look at the Recording Session
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

Accidental Jacket Entertainment will release the official cast recording of the Broadway revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo. See photos of the recording session here!

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN Pre-Show Ritual With Hugh Jackman on LIVE Photo VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN Pre-Show Ritual With Hugh Jackman on LIVE
by Michael Major - Jul 11, 2022

Watch Sutton Foster on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan discussing her current Broadway run in The Music Man. She discussed her pre-show ritual with Hugh Jackman, which they call 'carpet chats,' in which they sit down and talk before every performance. Foster also touched on her love of crafting and why she considers herself to be a 'pro-crocheter.'

THE BEE-MAN - A New Family Musical Announces Two Staged Readings Photo THE BEE-MAN - A New Family Musical Announces Two Staged Readings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022

IndieWorks Theatre Company and Judith Manocherian will present two private staged reading presentations of the new family musical, The Bee-Man.

THE MUSIC MAN Releases New Block Of Tickets Through November 27 Photo THE MUSIC MAN Releases New Block Of Tickets Through November 27
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2022

The producers of The Music Man announced a new block of tickets on sale for the show into the Fall - find out how to get them here!

THE MUSIC MAN Announces Special Performance to Benefit Entertainment Community Fund Photo THE MUSIC MAN Announces Special Performance to Benefit Entertainment Community Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund) announced that the celebrated Broadway revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man is adding a Special Performance on the evening of Sunday, August 28 at 8 pm ET to benefit the Fund at the Winter Garden Theatre.

Photos: Stars from A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, THE MUSIC MAN, and More Turn Out for the  Photo Photos: Stars from A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, THE MUSIC MAN, and More Turn Out for the Drama League Awards!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 20, 2022

A-list guests at the event included Patti LuPone (Company, Evita, Gypsy), Ben Vereen (Pippin, Fosse, Wicked), Sutton Foster (The Music Man, Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie), and freshly-minted 2022 Tony Award Nominated Actresses Shoshana Bean (Mr. Saturday Night, Wicked) Gabby Beans (Skin of Our Teeth, 'Succession,' 'House of Cards'), and Lear deBessonet (Encores! Into The Woods, Hercules, Miss You Like Hell), who will present the esteemed awards.

Rialto Chatter: Hugh Jackman Responds To Rumor Justin Timberlake Will Take Over As TH Photo Rialto Chatter: Hugh Jackman Responds To Rumor Justin Timberlake Will Take Over As THE MUSIC MAN
by Rialto Chatter - May 18, 2022

Read what Hugh Jackman had to say about Justin Timberlake in The Music Man on Broadway. Page Six reported earlier today that Justin Timberlake is in talks to replace Hugh Jackman as Harold Hill in The Music Man on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre when he departs the production.

Lance Roberts Videos

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN Pre-Show Ritual With Hugh Jackman on LIVE VideoVIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN Pre-Show Ritual With Hugh Jackman on LIVE
by Michael Major - Jul 11, 2022

Watch Sutton Foster on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan discussing her current Broadway run in The Music Man. She discussed her pre-show ritual with Hugh Jackman, which they call 'carpet chats,' in which they sit down and talk before every performance. Foster also touched on her love of crafting and why she considers herself to be a 'pro-crocheter.'

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN & Returning to ANYTHING GOES on TODAY VideoVIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN & Returning to ANYTHING GOES on TODAY
by Michael Major - Mar 4, 2022

Sutton Foster appeared on the TODAY Show this morning to discuss starring on Broadway alongside Hugh Jackman in The Music Man. In the new interview, Foster also discusses returning to the role of 'Reno Sweeney' in Anything Goes, her crocheting skills, and more. Watch the full segment now!

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 11, 2022

Last night, the hugely anticipated revival of Meredith Willson's The Music Man, starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo opened triumphantly on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you to the curtain call and after party below!

VIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman Perform 'Ya Got Trouble' in THE MUSIC MAN VideoVIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman Perform 'Ya Got Trouble' in THE MUSIC MAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 11, 2022

Last night, the Broadway revival of The Music Man opened at the Winter Garden Theatre, starring Tony-winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. Watch a clip of Hugh Jackman performing 'Ya Got Trouble.'

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Releases Holiday Video from the Winter Garden Theatre to Broadway VideoVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Releases Holiday Video from the Winter Garden Theatre to Broadway
by Robert Diamond - Dec 25, 2021

'Humbled and Inspired' star of stage and screen Hugh Jackman (now back on the boards in The Music Man) has released a holiday message to the Broadway community, straight from the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway where the show recently began previews.

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Tributes Swings & Understudies as Kathy Voytko Fills in for Sutto VideoVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Tributes Swings & Understudies as Kathy Voytko Fills in for Sutton Foster
by BWW Special - Dec 24, 2021

Hugh Jackman paid tribute last night to the 'bedrock of Broadway' - understudies and swings while bringing forward Kathy Voytko who filled in for Sutton Foster on Thursday night in the Broadway show.

VIDEO: Joel Grey, Harvey Fierstein, Alex Brightman, and More Perform 'I'm Still Here' VideoVIDEO: Joel Grey, Harvey Fierstein, Alex Brightman, and More Perform 'I'm Still Here' to Commemorate One Year Since Broadway Shut Down
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2021

A group of Broadway stars came together, virtually, to commemorate one year since Broadway shut down. The video from Thomas Ellenson features the performers singing Stephen Sondheim's 'I'm Still Here.'

Broadway Rewind: THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Returns with Steven Pasquale! VideoBroadway Rewind: THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Returns with Steven Pasquale!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 10, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016 for the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of The Robber Bridegroom. Directed by Justin Levine, this first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy starred Steven Pasquale, and more!

VIDEO: Watch David Hyde Pierce and Ari'el Stachel in the New Music Video For 'Heart I VideoVIDEO: Watch David Hyde Pierce and Ari'el Stachel in the New Music Video For 'Heart In Your Hands' from THE VISITOR
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2020

The world premiere musical THE VISITOR was originally scheduled to open at The Public Theater tonight, April 15. In honor of Opening Night, The Public has just released a music video of David Hyde Pierce (Walter), Ari'el Stachel (Tarek), and the cast of THE VISITOR performing the song 'Heart In Your Hands.'

BWW TV: Jennifer Roberts Celebrates Her Love For Sheldon Harnick at The Laurie Beechm VideoBWW TV: Jennifer Roberts Celebrates Her Love For Sheldon Harnick at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Eugene Ebner - Jan 30, 2019

Jennifer Roberts will bring her show SHE LOVES SHELDON to the Laurie Beechman on January 30 and February 5. 


Lance Roberts Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lance Roberts been in?
Lance Roberts has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Lance Roberts been in?
Lance Roberts has not appeared in the West End