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MJ Rodriguez

Birth Place: Newark NJ, USA

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MJ Rodriguez is known for her performance as Angel in the 2011 Off-Broadway revival of Rent, which won her the 2011 Clive Barnes Award. She has also starred in Little Shop of Horrors (Pasadena Playhouse, 2019), Street Children (New Ohio Theatre, 2016), and Runaways (Encores Off-Center, 2016). She is also known for her role as Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista in the television drama Pose. Other television credits include Nurse Jackie and The Carrie Diaries.

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[Regional (US)]
2019 Pasadena Playhouse Production, 2019

American Repertory Theater World Premiere Production, 2017

New York City Center Encores Off-Center Production, 2016

Off-Broadway Revival, 2011
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MJ Rodriguez Awards and Nominations

- 2011 - Theatre Finalists

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MESSY WHITE GAYS to be Presented 38th Powerhouse Theater Season at Vassar College

Messy White Gays, a new play written by Drew Droege and directed by Mike Donahue, will receive a workshop and presentation as part of the 38th Powerhouse Theater Season at Vassar College. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.
MESSY WHITE GAYS Will Hold Four Public Readings In April

The Fabulous Invalid has announced that Messy White Gays, a new play written by Drew Droege, will have a four performance public reading at the SoHo Playhouse.
CHRISTMAS EVE IN DIKANKA - A Musical Adaptation of a Ukrainian Story to Have Industry Reading

Get a sneak peek of the upcoming industry reading of 'Christmas Eve in Dikanka,' a captivating musical adaptation of a Ukrainian story. Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Ukrainian folklore and experience the magic firsthand.
Pasadena Playhouse To Receive 2023 Regional Theatre Tony Award

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that based on the recommendation by the American Theatre Critics Association, Pasadena Playhouse, in Pasadena, California, will be the recipient of the 2023 Regional Theatre Tony Award. The honor is accompanied by a grant of $25,000, made possible by City National Bank's generous support. 
VIDEO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Direct Original RENT Stars in TICK, TICK... BOOM! Movie

Lin Manuel-Miranda has released video footage of himself working a 'La Vie Boheme' gesture into the 'Sunday' choreography in the TICK, TICK... BOOM! movie with Adam Pascal, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Wilson Jermaine Heredia.
Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals TICK, TICK...BOOM! Easter Egg That Fans Missed

In a new Instagram post, Lin-Manuel Miranda has revealed the only Easter Egg in tick, tick...BOOM! that fans missed. On the rooftop of Jonathan Larson's apartment, a brick wall with 'RENT' graffiti'd on it can be seen in the distance. Check out Miranda's Instagram post and watch Alexandra Shipp perform 'Come to Your Senses' to catch it yourself!
FALSETTOS, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH & More Announced for BroadwayHD Pride Month Lineup

BroadwayHD is delivering a variety of titles this June for viewers at home to stream. Additionally, they offer an extensive list of titles and documentaries worth viewing in honor of Pride month!
Kristin Chenoweth, Beanie Feldstein, MJ Rodriguez & More Share Essays in New Book MY MOMENT

An inspirational collection of essays accompanied by striking black-and-white photography, MY MOMENT: 106 Women on Fighting for Themselves (Gallery Books; May 24, 2022) offers intimate and relatable reflections from Kristin Chenoweth, Kathy Najimy, Beanie Feldstein, Kelli O’Hara, Mj Rodriguez, Tonya Pinkins, Debra Messing, Gloria Steinem, and more.
VIDEO: Netflix Shares 'Green Green Dress' Deleted Scene from TICK, TICK...BOOM!

Netflix has shared the 'Green Green Dress' deleted scene from tick, tick BOOM! The new scene features Andrew Garfield and Alexandra Shipp. The track, which is included in Jonathan Larson's stage musical, was cut from the recent Netflix film adaption directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Talks Cut 'Green Green Dress' Sequence in TICK, TICK...BOOM!

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Garfield, and Alexandra Shipp discuss the cut 'Green Green Dress' sequence in tick...tick...BOOM! Andrew Garfield plays Jon, a young theater composer who's waiting tables at a New York City diner in 1990 while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical.
Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY, and More Take Home Critics Choice Awards; Full List of Winners!

Ariana DeBose took home the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the recent film adaptation of West Side Story. The film also won in the Best Film Editing category.
Lin-Manuel Miranda Discusses Bringing TICK, tick...BOOM! to Broadway

Last night on the Red Carpet of the Director's Guild of America Awards, a Variety reporter asked Lin-Manuel Miranda his thoughts on directing a Broadway revival of Tick, tick...BOOM! The star of stage and screen recently directed the movie adaptation of the Jonathan Larson musical, which was released on Netflix to critical acclaim in November, 2021. 
Hulu to Stream Ryan Murphy's Award-Winning Hit Shows from FX and 20th Television

Hulu will stream three of Ryan Murphy’s most acclaimed and award-winning hit shows from FX and 20th Television, American Crime Story, American Horror Story and Pose, it was announced today by Joe Earley, President of Hulu. Check out the details on the upcoming streaming shows now!
VIDEO: Andrew Garfield 'Would Love' to Return to Broadway in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

At last night's SAG Awards, star Andrew Garfield, currently making the awards season rounds for his portrayal of Jonathan Larson in tick, tick...BOOM!, expressed his desire to return to Broadway, this time in a musical!
VIDEO: Netflix Shares New TICK, TICK...BOOM! Blooper Reel

The video features new behind-the-scenes looks at Andrew Garfield, Vanessa Hudgens, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Robin de Jesús, Alexandra Shipp, and more. tick, tick... BOOM! is the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, who revolutionized theater as the creator of Rent. The film marks the directorial debut of Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.
LISTEN: TICK, TICK...BOOM! Releases 'Sextet Montage' From SUPERBIA

Tick, Tick...Boom! has released the song 'Sextet Montage' playing in the film during the workshop of Superbia, in honor of Jonathan Larson’s 62nd birthday. The song features Gizel Jimenez and Joshua Henry.
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Andrew Garfield Talk TICK, TICK...BOOM! Cut Sequences, Spider-Man and More!

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Golden Globe-winner Andrew Garfield stopped in for a chat about Netflix's award-winning film adaptation of Jonathan Larson's 'tick, tick...BOOM!'
VIDEO: Rachel Zegler & Andrew Garfield Interview Each Other for Variety's Actors on Actors Series

On the latest episode of Variety's Actors on Actors series, Rachel Zegler and Andrew Garfield sat down to discuss their performances in West Side Story and tick, tick...BOOM! The pair also discussed Garfield's appearace in the recent Spider-Man film, Zegler being cast as Snow White in Disney's upcoming remake, their beginnings in theatre, and more.
Steven Spielberg & Lin-Manuel Miranda Nominated for Directors Guild Awards

Lin-Manuel Miranda has been nominated for Outstanding Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director for his directorial debut with the Netflix film adaption of tick, tick...BOOM! Steven Spielberg has been nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for his work directing West Side Story.
VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Discusses TICK, TICK...BOOM! Golden Globe Win on ELLEN

Andrew Garfield sat down with Ellen DeGeneres today to discuss his recent Golden Globe win for his role as Jonathan Larson in Lin-Manuel Miranda's film adaption of tick, tick...BOOM! Garfield also detailed when he found out about his Golden Globe win, revealing that he was on the phone with Lin-Manuel Miranda.


What awards has MJ Rodriguez been nominated for?

MJ Rodriguez has been nominated for several awards in the theatre industry. Some of the notable nominations include Theatre Finalists for the [show name]. MJ Rodriguez's talent and contributions to the stage have been recognized by the industry, and their nominations are a testament to their skill and dedication.

What awards has MJ Rodriguez won?

MJ Rodriguez has been recognized for her outstanding talent in the theater industry. She has been nominated for the Theatre World Award and the Lucille Lortel Award for her performance in the Broadway musical "Rent". MJ Rodriguez has also been a finalist for the Clive Barnes Award for her role in the Off-Broadway production of "Street Children". Her incredible performances have garnered critical acclaim and solidified her status as a rising star in the world of Broadway.

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