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Mo Rocca

 
Bio:
Emmy winner Mo Rocca is a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning and a frequent panelist on NPR’s hit weekly quiz show Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me! Mo spent four seasons as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He created and hosted Cooking Channel’s My Grandmother’s Ravioli, ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Emmy winner Mo Rocca is a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning and a frequent panelist on NPR’s hit weekly quiz show Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me! Mo spent four seasons as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He created and hosted Cooking Channel’s My Grandmother’s Ravioli, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2021
Performer
  [New York]
MasterVoices Production, 2017
Narrator
Narrator
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere Production, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2005
Vice Principal Douglas Panch [Replacement]
Douglas Panch [Replacement]

Photos

Jennifer Simard and Mo Rocca Photo

Jennifer Simard and Mo Rocca

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06/12/2022
Mo Rocca and Christopher Sieber Photo

Mo Rocca and Christopher Sieber

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06/12/2022
Jamen Nanthakumar, Douglas Carter Beane, Mo Rocca, Ann Harada, Jackie Hoffman, Sabati Photo

Jamen Nanthakumar, Douglas Carter Beane, Mo Rocca, Ann Harada, Jackie Hoffman, Sabatino Cruz, Arnie Burton, Kristolyn Lloyd, Z Infante, Kuhoo Verma and Chris Meyers

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10/25/2021
Jamen Nanthakumar, Douglas Carter Beane, Mo Rocca, Ann Harada, Jackie Hoffman, Sabati Photo

Jamen Nanthakumar, Douglas Carter Beane, Mo Rocca, Ann Harada, Jackie Hoffman, Sabatino Cruz, Arnie Burton, Kristolyn Lloyd, Z Infante, Kuhoo Verma and Chris Meyers

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Date:
10/25/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2021
Performer

  [New York]
MasterVoices Production, 2017
Narrator

Narrator

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere Production, 2016
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2005
Vice Principal Douglas Panch [Replacement]

Douglas Panch [Replacement]

Mo Rocca Biography

Emmy winner Mo Rocca is a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning and a frequent panelist on NPR’s hit weekly quiz show Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

Mo spent four seasons as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He created and hosted Cooking Channel’s My Grandmother’s Ravioli, in which he learned to cook from grandparents across America.

Mo began his career in TV as a writer and producer for the Emmy and Peabody Award–winning PBS children’s series Wishbone. Currently he hosts The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation Saturday mornings on CBS.

On stage Mo starred on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and as Doody in the Southeast Asian tour of the musical Grease.

Mo is the author of All the Presidents’ Pets, a historical novel about White House pets and their role in presidential decision-making.




Mo Rocca News

Photos: Jennifer Simard Receives Her Portrait at Sardi's Photo Photos: Jennifer Simard Receives Her Portrait at Sardi's
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 13, 2022

Just recently, Jennifer Simard celebrated receiving a coveted portrait at Sardi's. During the unveiling, Simard was surrounded by her friends, including her castmates from Company.

Julie Andrews, Ali Stroker, Lillias White & More to Take Part in MUSIC MONDAYS at Bay Photo Julie Andrews, Ali Stroker, Lillias White & More to Take Part in MUSIC MONDAYS at Bay Street Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the return of Music Mondays; the hit summer cabaret series that invites renowned artists and Tony Award-winners to perform for audiences and share stories of their time on and off the stage.

Show Only Tickets On Sale Today For MARILYN MAYE...IN MAY Photo Show Only Tickets On Sale Today For MARILYN MAYE...IN MAY
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022

The York Theatre Company has announced show-only tickets are now available for the one-night-only benefit concert evening starring the marvelous Marilyn Maye.

VIDEO: Jennifer Simard Talks COMPANY, Sondheim & More on Backstage with Richard Ridge Photo VIDEO: Jennifer Simard Talks COMPANY, Sondheim & More on Backstage with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 4, 2022

Audiences at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater are rolling in the aisles eight times a week, partly because of the brilliant performance by the always hysterical Jennifer Simard.

THE WAIT WAIT STAND UP TOUR Comes to Paramount Theatre, June 25 Photo THE WAIT WAIT STAND UP TOUR Comes to Paramount Theatre, June 25
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2022

Colorado Public Radio presents THE WAIT WAIT STAND-UP TOUR coming to Paramount Theatre in Denver on Saturday, June 25th at 7:00pm. Find out how to get tickets and more.

The York Theatre Company to Present MARILYN MAYE IN MAY Photo The York Theatre Company to Present MARILYN MAYE IN MAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

The York Theatre Company will bring the Manhattan Queen of Cabaret, Marilyn Maye, accompanied by the incomparable Tedd Firth, to The Theatre at St. Jeans for a ONE-NIGHT-ONLY special benefit concert of Marilyn Maye in May on Monday evening, May 16, 2022 beginning at 7:30PM.

VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on Photo VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Beanie Feldstein stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk about her performance in Broadway's first revival of Funny Girl. Watch the interview here.

Wake Up With BWW 1/24: James Snyder Fired From CURSED CHILD, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/24: James Snyder Fired From CURSED CHILD, and More
by - Jan 24, 2022

Today's top stories: James Snyder fired from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child following misconduct investigation, Slave Play and Girl From the North Country close, and more!

VIDEO: Christine Baranski Discusses Starring in MAME in Unaired CBS SUNDAY MORNING Cl Photo VIDEO: Christine Baranski Discusses Starring in MAME in Unaired CBS SUNDAY MORNING Clip
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

Christine Baranski stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today and talked with Mo Rocca about her new show on HBO, The Gilded Age, her childhood, love of the performing arts, family, and more. In this unaired clip, she talks about performing Mame at the Kennedy Center with a broken leg. Watch it below!

VIDEO: Christine Baranski Stops By CBS Sunday Morning Photo VIDEO: Christine Baranski Stops By CBS Sunday Morning
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

Actress Christine Baranski appeared on CBS Sunday Morning today, interviewed by Mo Rocca. She discusses her new show on HBO, The Gilded Age, her childhood, love of the performing arts, family, and more. Baranski is a 15-time Primetime Emmy Award nominee.

Mo Rocca Videos

VIDEO: Jennifer Simard Talks COMPANY, Sondheim & More on Backstage with Richard Ridge VideoVIDEO: Jennifer Simard Talks COMPANY, Sondheim & More on Backstage with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 4, 2022

Audiences at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater are rolling in the aisles eight times a week, partly because of the brilliant performance by the always hysterical Jennifer Simard.

VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on VideoVIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Beanie Feldstein stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk about her performance in Broadway's first revival of Funny Girl. Watch the interview here.

VIDEO: Christine Baranski Discusses Starring in MAME in Unaired CBS SUNDAY MORNING Cl VideoVIDEO: Christine Baranski Discusses Starring in MAME in Unaired CBS SUNDAY MORNING Clip
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

Christine Baranski stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today and talked with Mo Rocca about her new show on HBO, The Gilded Age, her childhood, love of the performing arts, family, and more. In this unaired clip, she talks about performing Mame at the Kennedy Center with a broken leg. Watch it below!

VIDEO: Christine Baranski Stops By CBS Sunday Morning VideoVIDEO: Christine Baranski Stops By CBS Sunday Morning
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

Actress Christine Baranski appeared on CBS Sunday Morning today, interviewed by Mo Rocca. She discusses her new show on HBO, The Gilded Age, her childhood, love of the performing arts, family, and more. Baranski is a 15-time Primetime Emmy Award nominee.

VIDEO: Mo Rocca & Douglas Carter Beane Discuss FAIRYCAKES on CBS SUNDAY MORNING VideoVIDEO: Mo Rocca & Douglas Carter Beane Discuss FAIRYCAKES on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Michael Major - Nov 1, 2021

Mo Rocca appeared on CBS Sunday Morning with Douglas Carter Beane to discuss the new Off-Broadway play Fairycakes. Rocca stars in the new play, written and directed by Beane. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: CBS SUNDAY MORNING on the Life of Stage and Screen Director Mike Nichols VideoVIDEO: CBS SUNDAY MORNING on the Life of Stage and Screen Director Mike Nichols
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2021

CBS Sunday Morning aired a feature on stage and screen director Mike Nichols. A biography on the director and comedian, Mike Nichols: A Life, was just recently released.

VIDEO: Andrea McArdle, Kerry Butler, Christopher Jackson & More Unite to Sing 'Tomorr VideoVIDEO: Andrea McArdle, Kerry Butler, Christopher Jackson & More Unite to Sing 'Tomorrow'
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2020

When you're stuck with a day that's gray and lonely, just stick up your chin, grin, and sing 'Tomorrow'! Watch below as stars of stage, screen and more unite to sing the beloved anthem in celebration of our incredible health care providers.

VIDEO: Mo Rocca Talks About Touring With GREASE on THE LATE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Mo Rocca Talks About Touring With GREASE on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2020

After James asks Mo Rocca about his start in showbiz touring Southeast Asia in the musical 'Grease,' Mo then recalls his time working as a rollerskating waiter. Seriously.

VIDEO: Mitzi Gaynor Talks SOUTH PACIFIC, THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW, and More on CBS SUNDAY VideoVIDEO: Mitzi Gaynor Talks SOUTH PACIFIC, THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW, and More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2019

Mitzi Gaynor sat down and talked about her career in a profile segment on CBS Sunday Morning this week.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE at Goodspeed Musicals VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE at Goodspeed Musicals
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Goodspeed Musicals's Because of Winn Dixie. This touching tale based on the award-winning novel by Kate DiCamillo will run through September 1 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. Check out the video!


Mo Rocca Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mo Rocca been in?
Mo Rocca has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Mo Rocca been in?
Mo Rocca has not appeared in the West End