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Nicholas Rodriguez has had an extensive career on Broadway (Tarzan), film (Sex and the City 2) and the concert stage. He recently toured the US as Captain Georg Von Trapp in The Sound of Music directed by Jack O’Brien.

His debut album, Based on his one-man show of the same name, The First Time... fuses Rodriguez's love of theatre with the music of jazz, blues, folk and pop. It was released PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, and is available on iTunes and at

Nicholas made his Broadway debut in Disney’s production of Tarzan. Off-Broadway he starred in The Toxic Avenger: The Musical, Almost Heaven: Songs of John Denver, Death for Five Voices, Colette Collage, and Bajour. He’s also traveled the world on tours of Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus), Evita (Che), and Hair (Claude).

He starred opposite Kathleen Turner in Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage in Washington, DC where he recently played Billy Bigelow in Carousel (Helen Hayes Nomination), Sebastian in the World Premier of Destiny of Desire, Freddy in My Fair Lady (Helen Hayes nomination), Fabrizio in Light in the Piazza, and was also seen as Curly in Oklahoma! for which he received a 2011 Helen Hayes Award for “Best Actor in a Musical” and was named “Top 10 Performers of 2010” by Hilton Als of The New Yorker.

On the big screen, Rodriguez was seen in Sex and the City 2. He is also featured on the film’s soundtrack.

Nicholas’ Regional Credits include: Guys and Dolls (Sky Masterson) Beauty and the Beast (Beast), Camelot (Lancelot), Les Miserables (Javert), Oklahoma! (Curly), Damn Yankees (Joe Hardy), The Ten Commandments (Aaron) with Val Kilmer (also on DVD), South Pacific (Joe Cable), The King & I as “Lun Tha” with Lou Diamond Phillips, Nefertiti (Akhenaten), Cinderella (Prince Charming), Last 5 Years, Candide with Harrisburg Opera, Love, Valour, Compassion! (Ramon), Master Class (Tony).

He made his Carnegie Hall debut in a one night only concert version of Guys and Dolls directed by Jack O’Brien and starring Nathan Lane, Megan Mullaly and Len Cariou.

He is perhaps best known for the role of Nick Chavez on ABC’s “One Life to Live” for which he received the GLAAD Media Award , the 2009 Visibility Award, and , along with his co-stars “Men of the Year.” He has also appeared on Madame Secretary.

Venturing into the world of the web, Nicholas joined the ensemble cast of Then We Got Help for which he received a Best Actor Nomination for the American Soap World Awards.

His solo shows have enjoyed sold out runs at Birdland, Orlando Cabaret Festival, The MUNY, Signature Theatre, ZACH Theatre, and many others. He has performed at Radio City Music Hall, 54 Below, Feinstein’s, Birdland, and the Metropolitan Room in New York City

When not on stage, Nicholas volunteers for The Harvey Milk school in New York City, and SMYAL in Washington, DC for which he received the 2011 Outstanding Community Ally Award.

A native Texan, he holds a BM and MM in Vocal Performance from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Nicholas Rodriguez STAGE CREDITS

Broadway Revival, 2021
Performer (Understudy) [Replacement]

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2016

[Washington, DC (Regional)]
World Premiere Production, 2016
Featured Artist

Prospect Theater Company NYC Premiere Production, 2016
Fabrizio Carafa

[US Tour]
2015 National Tour, 2015
Captain Georg von Trapp [Replacement]

[St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny's 2015 Production, 2015

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Melvin Ferd the Third (Understudy)

Dudes (Understudy)

Melvin Ferd the Third / Black Dude / White Dude (Understudy)

[Beverly, MA (Regional)]
North Shore Music Theatre Production, 2006

Original Broadway Production, 2006
Ensemble [Replacement]

Tarzan (Understudy) [Replacement]

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005


Nicholas Rodriguez Awards and Nominations

Helen Hayes Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical

Nicholas RodriguezMy Fair Lady

Helen Hayes Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical

Nicholas RodriguezOklahoma

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Karen Mason, Jarran Muse & More to Headline Paper Mill Playhouse's Front Row Center Series

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AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to Green Room 42 in July

AT THIS PERFORMANCE… returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies, and Alternates from Hell's Kitchen, Suffs, The Wiz, Water For Elephants, Cats: “the Jellicle Ball”, Back To The Future, and The Heart Of Rock And Roll.
Boston Summer 2024 Arts Offerings Include Musicals, Plays, Concerts and More!

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Susan Stroman's ANGEL OF ARKANSAS will have a second industry presentation in New York, showcasing the new musical to potential producers and investors.
Karen Mason and Nicholas Rodriguez to Headline Paper Mill Playhouse's SUMMER NIGHTS

Paper Mill Playhouse will present full summer of programming at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House as part of Carriage House Presents: Summer Nights. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.
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Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley will headline the opening night of this year’s John McDaniel’s Broadway Series, at Provincetown Town Hall on June 23, and McDaniel, the Emmy- and Grammy Award-winning music director, composer, arranger, and producer wouldn’t have it any other way.
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Broadway Dreams has kicked off its 2024 Summer Intensive Tour “Broadway Dreams Goes POP” and is currently making Broadway dreams come true in Atlanta, GA through Friday, June 7, 2024.
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Shereen Ahmed Joins Cast of THE EYES OF THE WORLD: FROM D-DAY TO VE DAY with Boston Pops

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AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to The Green Room 42 on May 20th

 AT THIS PERFORMANCE… will return to The Green Room 42 featuring standbys, understudies and alternates from  The Wiz, The Notebook, Back To The Future, & Juliet, The Great Gatsby, and Lempicka.
Katie Couric to Appear at The Boston Pops' THE EYES OF THE WORLD: FROM D-DAY TO VE DAY

Award-winning journalist and number one New York Times bestselling author, Katie Couric, will make special appearances at The Eyes of the World: From D-Day to VE Day, with the Boston Pops Orchestra. Learn how to purchase tickets!
Kenita R. Miller, Julia Murney and More Will Take Part in WATCHER IN THE WOODS Reading

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Betty Buckley, Darren Criss and More To Headline Provincetown BROADWAY SERIES

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AT THIS PERFORMANCE… Returns To The Green Room 42 This Month

Join the much-anticipated return of AT THIS PERFORMANCE at The Green Room 42 on Monday, April 22, 2024. Experience an unforgettable night of Broadway magic.
Kate Rockwell, Daniel Yearwood, and More Will Join Boston Pops Performances

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AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Month

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Cast Members From HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO, HAMILTON, MJ & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies, and Alternates from HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO, HAMILTON, HARMONY, MJ THE MUSICAL, and KIMBERLY AKIMBO. Join us on Monday, February 19th at 7 PM for an evening of Broadway talent.
Nicholas Rodriguez Brings SINCERELY SONDHEIM to Aventura

The City of Aventura presents Sincerely, Sondheim: A Musical Love Letter to Stephen Sondheim on Sunday, February 4 at 7 p.m. featuring Nicholas Rodriguez, direct from his performance in the Tony Award-winning revival of Sondheim’s Company. 


How many Broadway shows has Nicholas Rodriguez been in?

Nicholas Rodriguez has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Nicholas Rodriguez been in?

Nicholas Rodriguez has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Nicholas Rodriguez been nominated for?

Nicholas Rodriguez has been nominated for the Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical award at the Helen Hayes Awards for "My Fair Lady" and the Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical award for "Oklahoma."

What awards has Nicholas Rodriguez won?

Nicholas Rodriguez has won the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical for his performance in Oklahoma.

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