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Leenya Rideout

 
Bio:
Broadway: War Horse (Joey as a Foal, Matron Calahan) Cyrano de Bergerac, Company (Jenny), Cabaret (Texas, Lulu). Off-Broadway: Wild Abandon (Irish Rep), Before We're Gone (13th Street Rep), Fire and Air and As You Like It(Classic Stage), Taming of the Shrew (Public Theater), The Portable Pioneer and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: War Horse (Joey as a Foal, Matron Calahan) Cyrano de Bergerac, Company (Jenny), Cabaret (Texas, Lulu). Off-Broadway: Wild Abandon (Irish Rep), Before We're Gone (13th Street Rep), Fire and Air and As You Like It(Classic Stage), Taming of the Shrew (Public Theater), The Portable Pioneer and ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Revival, 2017
Phoebe
  [Off-Broadway]
2016 Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Broadway Production, 2011
Joey as a foal
Matron Callaghan
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
A Lady
A Nun
Singer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2006
Jenny
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Texas (Kit Kat Girl)
Texas
Fraulein Kost (Understudy) [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2007]
Vocal Music Arranger

Leenya Rideout Biography

Broadway: War Horse (Joey as a Foal, Matron Calahan) Cyrano de Bergerac, Company (Jenny), Cabaret (Texas, Lulu). Off-Broadway: Wild Abandon (Irish Rep), Before We're Gone (13th Street Rep), Fire and Air and As You Like It(Classic Stage), Taming of the Shrew (Public Theater), The Portable Pioneer and Prairie Show, Cowgirls. Regional: Into the Woods (Hudson Valley Shakespeare), Augusty Rush (Paramount Theater), Camelot (Capital Rep), Man of LaMancha (Milwaukee Rep), That Face (Baltimore Center Stage), Woody Sez (Westport Country Playhouse and Theaterworks), On Golden Pond (Casa Ma√Īana), Cowgirls (Pioneer Theater), Fairfield (Cleveland Playhouse), Holidays with the Chalks (Alliance Theater), Cardenio (ART), Canterbury Tales (Guthrie), Avenue X (Cincinnati Playhouse), Summer of '42, Guys and Dolls (North Carolina Theater). International tour: My Fair Lady (Eliza). Film: Love, Repeat, Loser, Mona Lisa Smile. TV: "Company," "My Favorite Broadway" (PBS), "Nashville Star" (USA). Concert: Wall to Wall Broadway (Symphony Space), Bringing Broadway Back Home (Fort Collins Symphony), Ladies of Broadway (Carnegie Hall). Radio: Selected Shorts. Love to Ted...




Leenya Rideout News

Listen: SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS ‚Ä" VOLUME THREE Out Now Photo Listen: SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS ‚Ä" VOLUME THREE Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022

Listen to Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions ‚Äď Volume Three, the final installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim.

Album Review: SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED (The NYC Sessions) Volume Three One Heck Of A Reward Photo Album Review: SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED (The NYC Sessions) Volume Three One Heck Of A Rewarding Listen
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 18, 2022

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED (The NYC Sessions) Volume Three well captured, produced, and released.

Industry Reading of New Musical SHANGHAI SONATAS to Take Place This Week Photo Industry Reading of New Musical SHANGHAI SONATAS to Take Place This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

Memor NYC, Inc. will present a development reading of Shanghai Sonatas, a new musical with music by Sean (Xiang) Gao, lyrics by Joyce Hill Stoner and book by Alan Goodson. Chongren Fan will direct the by-invitation only development reading on Friday, October 28 at 3PM at Theater 555.

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS ‚Ä" VOLUME THREE to be Released in November Photo SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS ‚Ä" VOLUME THREE to be Released in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2022

YELLOW SOUND LABEL will release Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions ‚Äď Volume Three, the final installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim. The third edition will be available on Friday, November 18 in streaming and digital formats, in addition to a 2-disc CD.

RING OF FIRE To Be Presented At The Ivoryton Playhouse in August Photo RING OF FIRE To Be Presented At The Ivoryton Playhouse in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH¬†runs through Sunday, September 11th, 2022 at the Ivoryton Playhouse. The show takes its name from the title of one of the hit tunes of a Country Music icon ‚ÄĒ singer-songwriter Cash ‚ÄĒ but¬†RING OF FIRE, conceived by William Meade and created by Richard Maltby Jr., is more than a biography of The Man in Black.

The Queens Of Country Take Center Stage In New Tribute Concert From Alpine Theatre Pr Photo The Queens Of Country Take Center Stage In New Tribute Concert From Alpine Theatre Project
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2022

Dolly Parton. Patsy Cline. Tammy Wynette. Loretta Lynn. Reba McIntyre.¬† The music of these ‚ÄúQueens of Country‚ÄĚ along with some of their contemporary counterparts will be performed by four powerhouse women and an all-star band.

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by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022

Norm Lewis, Heidi Blickenstaff, Joshua Henry, and More Set For Eugene O'Neill Theatre Photo Norm Lewis, Heidi Blickenstaff, Joshua Henry, and More Set For Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center's Monte Cristo Award Gala
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022

The evening will feature performances and remarks by Norm Lewis, Heidi Blickenstaff, Joshua Henry, Tom Kitt, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Tyler Bunch, Scott Richards, Paulette Haupt, Ellie Ellsworth and others.  

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS ‚Ä" VOLUME TWO Out Now Photo SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS ‚Ä" VOLUME TWO Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022

YELLOW SOUND LABEL¬†has announced the release of¬†Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions ‚Äď Volume Two, the next installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer¬†Stephen Sondheim.

Liz Callaway, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More at Feinstein's/54 Below This Week Photo Liz Callaway, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More at Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022

This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Leenya Rideout Videos

#TBT: Raul Esparza Belts It Out in 2006 Revival of COMPANY Videoplay
#TBT: Raul Esparza Belts It Out in 2006 Revival of COMPANY

by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Nov 29, 2018

For this week's throwback, we are highlighting the¬†2006¬†Broadway revival of Company that opened on this day, November 29th, starring Ra√ļl Esparza as Bobby, as well as Barbara Walsh as Joanne. Currently running on the West End is a reimagining of the musical with¬†Rosalie Craig¬†as Bobbie and¬†Patti LuPone¬†as Joanne! Enjoy watching the video below of Esparza's rousing rendition of 'Being Alive.'

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for WOODY SEZ at Westport Country Playhouse Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for WOODY SEZ at Westport Country Playhouse

by Stage Tube - Jan 13, 2018

Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie, a summer '17 off-Broadway hit, is currently playing a limited engagement at Westport Country Playhouse, January 9 - 20. The joyful, touching, and tumultuous tale of 'America's greatest folk poet' is told using Guthrie's own words and over two dozen of his indelible songs, including 'This Land Is Your Land,' 'Union Maid,' 'Deportees,' and 'This Train Is Bound for Glory.'

BWW Exclusive: Listen to  Track from THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO Album Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Listen to Track from THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO Album

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 10, 2017

The Musical Company will release the original cast recording of the celebrated new musical THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO today, November 10, 2017. For more information on the album's release, visit here.

VIDEO: New Trailer for Jazz-Era AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater Videoplay
VIDEO: New Trailer for Jazz-Era AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater

by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced their take on AS YOU LIKE IT, by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, will run from August 8 - September 3.

VIDEO: Jeremy Kushnier Gears Up for Un-Ironically Enthusiastic Concert, Featuring Drew Aber and Beth Kirkpatrick
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2014

Jeremy Kushnier, Beth Kirkpatrick, & Drew Aber rehearse with Josh Freilich for the upcoming concert of brand-new nerd songs by the geekiest new writers. They're all getting ready for serious fan-dom and nerdtastic jubilation at 'Un-Ironically Enthusiastic' on Saturday May 3 at 7pm, at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on 42nd and 9th Ave in Times Square. Showcasing the talent of geeky writers from the new-composer cliques, hosted by fangirl Dana Aber (Big Thunder Productions), and featuring rad performers of the famous variety: Broadway's Jeremy Kushnier (Footloose, Next to Normal, Jesus Christ Super Star) as badboy Tony Stark, Leenya Rideout (War Horse, Cyrano de Bergerac, Company) as comicbook-nerd grown-up, and Drew Aber (Tale of Two Cities) as a Pikachu devotee, VH1's Jarvis Derrell (#shehashadit), youtube sensation BrentalFloss's Brent Black, NYMF's Next Broadway Sensation Erica Lustig (Hair nat'l tour), Beth Kirkpatrick (Les Mis nat'l tour), Verse Academy's Frantz Jerome, Blackie O-Nasty, Joseph Spitale, Drew Cotton, JP Moraga, Avery Royal, Jennifer Simpson, and Long-Island Wookiee Louis Nunez. Keep your gamer headsets tuned to the common channel, they're queueing up for a MEGABLITZ Saturday May 3 at 7pm!

STAGE TUBE: Trailer For INSPIRED 4: A BENEFIT CONCERT, Starring Kerrigan & Lowdermilk, Bobby Cronin and More
by Stage Tube - Mar 19, 2014

Kerrigan & Lowdermilk, Bobby Cronin, Timothy Huang, Lyons & Pakchar, Leanna Renee Hieber, William Demaniow, Amanda Taraska star in INSPIRED 4: A Benefit Concert for Eleventh Hour Rescue NJ & The Low Cost Vet Mobile NYC, on Monday, March 31 at 7pm at Stage 72, NYC. Scroll down to watch the trailer!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at OBAMARAMA: SONGS FOR JUSTICE Concert 9/22
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2012

OBAMARAMA: SONGS FOR JUSTICE! is a a cabaret fundraiser being held tomorrow, September 22. Check out sneak peek performances by Broadway's Leenya Rideout (Company), Nicole Van Giesen (Cabaret, The Wild Party), Raymond Bokhour (Chicago) and Christine Bokhour (Chicago, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) as they rehearse for OBAMARAMA: SONGS FOR JUSTICE!

BWW TV: Josh Young, Stephanie J. Block & More in Transport Group's BABY Concert - Show Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2012

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, presented its one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1983 Broadway musical Baby at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, on Monday, June 18. BroadwayWorld has just received video highlights from the concert and brings you a look below!

BWW TV: First Look at John Doyle-Helmed MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG in Cincinnati!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2012

Tony Award-winning director John Doyle, who has previously staged Broadway revivals of Stephen Sondheim's SWEENEY TODD and COMPANY, directs the composer-lyricist's musical MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park which runs through March 31. Check out just-released performance highlights below!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside Opening Night of WAR HORSE
by Broadway Beat - Apr 15, 2011

The National Theatre of Great Britain's production of WAR HORSE, presented by Lincoln Center Theater and the National Theatre of Great Britain in association with Bob Boyett opened last night at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th Street) and we were there! WAR HORSE is based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford, with Handspring Puppet Company, and directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Broadway Beat was on hand for the opening celebration and brings you the company interviews below!


Leenya Rideout Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Leenya Rideout been in?
Leenya Rideout has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Leenya Rideout been in?
Leenya Rideout has not appeared in the West End


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