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Bio:
Multi-artist, genderqueer being & experience. Projects: Original Broadway Cast of Tina (Alline/Ikette); Major (Rochelle) film prod. by Tarell Alvin McCraney and Glenn Davis; Original Cast of Black No More (Ensemble, u/s Madame Sisseretta, Signature Theatre). (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Thought 1 (Understudy)
Thought 2 (Understudy)
Thought 3 (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2022
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Alline/Ikette/Ensemble

Mars Rucker Biography

Multi-artist, genderqueer being & experience. Projects: Original Broadway Cast of Tina (Alline/Ikette); Major (Rochelle) film prod. by Tarell Alvin McCraney and Glenn Davis; Original Cast of Black No More (Ensemble, u/s Madame Sisseretta, Signature Theatre).





Mars Rucker News

Rachel Brosnahan, Dominique Jackson, & More Join DYLAN MULVANEY'S DAY 365 LIVE! Photo Rachel Brosnahan, Dominique Jackson, & More Join DYLAN MULVANEY'S DAY 365 LIVE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2023

Rachel Brosnahan and Dominique Jackson have joined the starry line-up for Dylan Mulvaney’s one-night-only variety show Dylan Mulvaney’s Day 365 Live! See how to purchase tickets! 

AMANI Extends for One Week at Rattlestick Theater Photo AMANI Extends for One Week at Rattlestick Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2023

National Black Theatre has announced a one week extension of AMANI - the first mainstage co-production of its 2022-2023 programmatic 55th season themed Love, A Ritual Of Repair.

Michael R. Jackson Steps in as Usher in A STRANGE LOOP Due to Non-Covid Related Cast  Photo Michael R. Jackson Steps in as Usher in A STRANGE LOOP Due to Non-Covid Related Cast Illnesses
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 8, 2023

Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of A STRANGE LOOP Michael R. Jackson played the role of Usher in yesterday's matinee and evening performances of the show at the Lyceum Theatre on Broadway. 

Tonight's Performance Of A STRANGE LOOP Canceled Photo Tonight's Performance Of A STRANGE LOOP Canceled
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2023

Tonight's performance of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, A Strange Loop,'was canceled just as the audience arrived at the theatre.

Patti LuPone, SISMAS Featuring Rachel Zegler, And More Take the Stage At 54 Below Thi Photo Patti LuPone, SISMAS Featuring Rachel Zegler, And More Take the Stage At 54 Below This Week!
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 16, 2022

Next week, 54 BELOW will ring in the holidays with some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. The exciting lineup includes Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone, a star-studded SISMAS featuring Sis Thee Doll, Rachel Zegler, and Seth Rudetsky, Broadway's Darius De Hass and more!

National Black Theatre Announces Cast For AMANI World Premiere Co-Production With Rat Photo National Black Theatre Announces Cast For AMANI World Premiere Co-Production With Rattlestick Theater
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2022

National Black Theatre has announced the cast for the world premiere of AMANI - the first mainstage co-production of its 2022-2023 programmatic 55th season themed Love, A Ritual Of Repair.

Cast Announced for AMANI World Premiere Presented by National Black Theatre & Rattles Photo Cast Announced for AMANI World Premiere Presented by National Black Theatre & Rattlestick Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2022

National Black Theatre has announced the cast for the world premiere of AMANI - the first mainstage co-production of its 2022-2023 programmatic 55th season themed Love, A Ritual Of Repair.

Video: Bob The Drag Queen, Kornbread & More Pay Tribute to A STRANGE LOOP With New Me Photo Video: Bob The Drag Queen, Kornbread & More Pay Tribute to A STRANGE LOOP With New Medley
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2022

Watch A Strange Loop Medley, produced by Michael Korte and Bryson Camper, starring Bob The Drag Queen, Kornbread, Anania Williams, Kyle Freeman and Elyn.

Trevor Noah to Host Black Theater Night Performance at A STRANGE LOOP Photo Trevor Noah to Host Black Theater Night Performance at A STRANGE LOOP
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

Trevor Noah will host a special Black Theater Night performance at A STRANGE LOOP on Tuesday, November 29th at 7pm at The Lyceum Theatre.

Photos: A STRANGE LOOP's Mars Rucker Records 'CAROLS FOR A CURE' - Get An Exclusive L Photo Photos: A STRANGE LOOP's Mars Rucker Records 'CAROLS FOR A CURE' - Get An Exclusive Look Inside the Session!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 5, 2022

BroadwayWorld was in the recording studio with Mars Rucker of A Strange Loop as they laid down their vocal track of the song ‚ÄúMisty‚ÄĚ.¬† Originally written by Erroll Garner and Johnny Burker it has been given an updated version for the holiday season with a new arrangement by Ben Cohn who also was the Music Director. Check out the photos here.

Mars Rucker Videos

VIDEO: Michael R. Jackson & Kyle Freeman Perform 'Memory Song' From A STRANGE LOOP on Videoplay
VIDEO: Michael R. Jackson & Kyle Freeman Perform 'Memory Song' From A STRANGE LOOP on SHERRI

by Michael Major - Oct 14, 2022

Tony winner Michael R. Jackson and Kyle Ramar Freeman appeared on SHERRI this morning to sing 'Memory Song' from A Strange Loop. Earlier in the episode, Jackson sat down with Sherri Shepherd to discuss the show's success on Broadway. Freeman understudies the roles of Usher and Thought 4, 5, and 6 in the show. Watch videos from the appearance now!

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Michael R. Jackson Announce New A STRANGE LOOP Musical Colla Videoplay
VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Michael R. Jackson Announce New A STRANGE LOOP Musical Collaboration on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

by Michael Major - Oct 4, 2022

During the interview, the cast of ‚ÄúA Strange Loop‚ÄĚ surprised Hudson with a video message, as Michael and Jennifer announced that they will collaborate on a reimagined version of the musical‚Äôs song ‚ÄúBoundaries‚ÄĚ as a bonus track on the ‚ÄúA Strange Loop‚ÄĚ cast album. Watch videos from Michael R. Jackson's visit to the Jennifer Hudson Show now!

VIDEO: Michael R. Jackson & Jaquel Spivey Talk Representation Onstage in A STRANGE LO Videoplay
VIDEO: Michael R. Jackson & Jaquel Spivey Talk Representation Onstage in A STRANGE LOOP on TODAY

by Michael Major - Jul 7, 2022

Michael R. Jackson and Jaquel Spivey sat down on the TODAY Show to discuss the groundbreaking Broadway hit A Strange Loop. The pair discussed the show's popularity and how important it is to see its representation on a Broadway stage. Spivey also dished on Michelle Obama's recent visit to the show. Watch the interview now!

VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs 'Intermission Song' on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs 'Intermission Song' on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022

The cast of A Strange Loop appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, to perform 'Intermission Song' - check out the video here!

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway

by Opening Night - May 3, 2022

A Strange Loop has arrived on Broadway at last! The Broadway production of Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, opened just last week at the Lyceum Theater, directed by Stephen Brackett and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights from A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway

by Show Highlights - Apr 26, 2022

Watch video highlights from the Broadway production of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical at the Lyceum Theater. See the first video clip footage from Broadway!

VIDEO: Works & Process Presents A STRANGE LOOP Panel Videoplay
VIDEO: Works & Process Presents A STRANGE LOOP Panel

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presented a panel with the creative team of A Strange Loop. The panel featured: Stephen Brackett, director; Michael R. Jackson, book, music and lyrics; Raja Feather Kelly, choreographer; Peter Marks, moderator, staff writer for the 'Washington Post'; and Rona Siddiqui, music director & music supervisor.

VIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON Videoplay
VIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON

by Michael Major - Feb 1, 2022

Tariq TrotterTariq Trotter returned to the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss the new Off-Broadway adaption of Black No More, which he stars in and wrote the music and lyrics for with the Roots. The cast also features Brandon Victor Dixon, Jennifer Damiano, Tamika Lawrence, Ephraim Sykes, Lillias White, and more.

VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep / Mountain High Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep / Mountain High' on THE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - Jan 14, 2020

On last night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the cast of the hit Broadway musical 'TINA: The Tina Turner Musical,' performed 'River Deep/Mountain High,' led by the incredible Adrienne Warren.

VIDEO: Watch Adrienne Warren and the cast of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Perform D Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Adrienne Warren and the cast of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Perform During the Macy's Parade

by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2019

Watch Adrienne Warren and the cast of Tina - The Tina Turner Musical perform below!


Mars Rucker Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mars Rucker next theatre project?
Mars Rucker's next show will be A Strange Loop which opens on 4/26/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Mars Rucker been in?
Mars Rucker has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Mars Rucker been in?
Mars Rucker has not appeared in the West End