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Melissa Rain Anderson

 

Birth Place: United States

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Jessica
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2000
Fay Fromkin
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1999
Baby Rose

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Jessica

  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2000
Fay Fromkin

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1999
Baby Rose






Melissa Rain Anderson News

Syracuse University Department of Drama Opens the 2022/2023 Season with SWEET CHARITY Photo Syracuse University Department of Drama Opens the 2022/2023 Season with SWEET CHARITY
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

The Syracuse University Department of Drama begins the 2022/2023 season on Oct. 15.

THE BOOK OF WILL Opens at The Phoenix Theatre Company Photo THE BOOK OF WILL Opens at The Phoenix Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2022

The classic works of William Shakespeare can be intimidating, but what if they didn't exist today? In the historical drama, The Book of Will, a group of dedicated actors and friends of Shakespeare strive to prevent this exact fate. The play is an unforgettable true story of love, loss and laughter that sheds new light on Shakespeare's work. It also highlights the joy audiences are rediscovering about Shakespeare's work.

THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES is Now Playing at Alabama Shakespeare Festival Photo THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES is Now Playing at Alabama Shakespeare Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022

Alabama Shakespeare Festival presents the hit Off-Broadway musical The Marvelous Wonderettes, May 24 - June 26 on the Festival Stage.

Alabama Shakespeare Festival Presents THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Photo Alabama Shakespeare Festival Presents THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2022

Alabama Shakespeare Festival presents the hit Off-Broadway musical The Marvelous Wonderettes, May 24 - June 26 on the Festival Stage.

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by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2022

THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Comes to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival This Month Photo THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Comes to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival This Month
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022

The Marvelous Wonderettes comes to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival this month! Written & Created By Roger Bean, and directed & choreographed by Melissa Rain Anderson, performances run May 24‚ÄďJune 26, 2022.

Syracuse Stage Announces 22/23 Season Photo Syracuse Stage Announces 22/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022

World premieres, musicals, cutting edge contemporary drama, a beloved American classic and a mystery/comedy make 2022/2023 a season to reconnect with great theater at Syracuse Stage. It is a season filled with enjoyment and opportunities to experience an intriguing variety of live theater.

BWW Review: Redhouse Arts Center Presents ROMEO & JULIET Photo BWW Review: Redhouse Arts Center Presents ROMEO & JULIET
by Natasha Ashley - Feb 17, 2020

Redhouse's production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet appropriately opened on Valentine's Day under the fresh direction of Melissa Rain Anderson. The romantic tale of a forbidden love comes to life with a fresh take on the characters, time period, and costumes. The result is intriguing and captivating.

VIDEO: First Look at ROMEO & JULIET at Redhouse Arts Center Photo VIDEO: First Look at ROMEO & JULIET at Redhouse Arts Center
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2020

Redhouse Arts Center continues its 2020 portion of its season with William Shakespeare's most famous play, Romeo and Juliet. New York based Director Melissa Rain Anderson will make her Redhouse debut after directing The Wolves at Syracuse Stage and La Cage Aux Folles at the Geva Center in Rochester, NY. She is a long time director for Geva having helmed the acclaimed productions of Spamalot, Hair and In The Heights.

BWW Review: Syracuse Stage Presents THE WOLVES at the Storch Theater Photo BWW Review: Syracuse Stage Presents THE WOLVES at the Storch Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Jan 27, 2020

Syracuse Stage along with the Syracuse Department of Drama brings a captivating and raw production of Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves under the impressive direction of Melissa Rain Anderson. The production features numerous Syracuse University student actors along with members of the Actors' Equity Association as they bring the Pulitzer Prize nominated drama about nine young women soccer players to life with such immense intensity and talent. The production is intense, chilling, and brilliant.

Melissa Rain Anderson Videos

VIDEO: First Look at ROMEO & JULIET at Redhouse Arts Center VideoVIDEO: First Look at ROMEO & JULIET at Redhouse Arts Center
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2020

Redhouse Arts Center continues its 2020 portion of its season with William Shakespeare's most famous play, Romeo and Juliet. New York based Director Melissa Rain Anderson will make her Redhouse debut after directing The Wolves at Syracuse Stage and La Cage Aux Folles at the Geva Center in Rochester, NY. She is a long time director for Geva having helmed the acclaimed productions of Spamalot, Hair and In The Heights.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE WOLVES at St. Louis Rep VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At THE WOLVES at St. Louis Rep
by Alan Henry - Jan 17, 2019

It's hard to ask for a better city in which to perform The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's acclaimed drama that focuses on the fascinating dynamics of a girls soccer team. With its history of producing fantastic female soccer players and rabid club soccer fanbase, St. Louis is a hotbed for the sport.

VIDEO: Geva's 46th Season Begins With HAIR VideoVIDEO: Geva's 46th Season Begins With HAIR
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018

Geva Theatre Center presents Hair, with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot, and choreography by Liz Ramos in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 4 through October 7.