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Orville Mendoza BIO

Orville Mendoza most recently appeared in the East Coast premiere of Swept Away directed by Michael Mayer at Arena Stage. Broadway: Pacific Overtures, Peter and the Starcatcher. Off-Broadway: Plays for the Plague Year, Road Show, Romeo and Juliet, Timon of Athens, Passion, Found, Ivanov, The Seagull, Adrift in Macao (Barrymore Award winner and Drama Desk nomination). Many regional theatre credits. Toured the U.S. and Canada in Miss Saigon for 6 years. U.S. Television: “Billions,” “Dead Ringers,” “The Blacklist,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”

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Orville Mendoza STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2024
Fjord

[San Diego, CA (Regional)]
The Old Globe's World Premiere Production, 2018
Fjord

[Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway Revival, 2017
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Production, 2014
Orville

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Public LAB Shakespeare Revival, 2011
Painter

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Ensemble

[Off-Broadway]
2007
Ensemble

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Tempura

Tempura

[San Diego, CA (Regional)]
La Jolla Revival, 2006
Uncle Henry

[New York]
Reading, 2005
Performer

[Philadelphia, PA (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2005
Performer

[New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2004
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2004
Performer

Ensemble

[New York]
World Premiere, 2004
Performer


Orville Mendoza Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Orville Mendoza, Adrift in Macao

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Video: Corey Cott Pays Tribute To THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL In Farewell Post

The Heart of Rock and Roll has played its final performance on Broadway. Today, one of the show's stars, Corey Cott, celebrated his run in the show with a post paying tribute to his time in the cast, along with a video of Corey belting out, 'The Only One' for the final time on Broadway. Check out the video!
Photos: Carson Kressley and Douglas Carter Beane Visit THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL

Carson Kressley and Douglas Carter Beane visited the James Earl Jones Theatre to catch one of the final performances of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL. Check out photos here!
BroadwayCon Unveils First Slate of 2024 Panels and Programming

BroadwayCon has revealed 2024 programming and panels! Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.
THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Sets Closing Date

The Heart of Rock and Roll will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, June 23rd at 3pm. At the time of closing, the show will have played 24 previews and 72 performances.
3 Broadway Shows Close Today

Today, June 23, 2024, Broadway says goodbye to two limited-run productions and one open-run production. An Enemy of the People takes its final bow at the Circle in the Square Theatre following 23 previews and 112 regular performances; Patriots will conclude its run at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre following 21 previews and 72 regular performances; and The Heart of Rock and Roll concludes at the James Earl Jones Theatre following 24 previews and 72 regular performances.
Rialto Chatter: SCHMIGADOON! Gets Presentation - Workshop Cast Revealed!

BroadwayWorld has learned that Schmigadoon! held a workshop presentation this week, and the cast list has been revealed.
Photos: Michael Keaton Visits THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL

Michael Keaton caught a performance of The Heart of Rock and Roll on Broadway and congratulated the cast, including Corey Cott, Tamika Lawrence, Orville Mendoza, F. Michael Haynie, Billy Harrington Tighe, and more on stage after the show. See photos here!
THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Original Broadway Cast Recording Will Be Released June 14

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the Broadway musical The Heart of Rock and Roll will be released on Friday, June 14 and will be available on all music streaming services.  Learn more about how to pre-save the album here!
Photos: Julie Chen Moonves Stops By THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL On Broadway

Julie Chen Moonves rocked out on Broadway, catching the new musical THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at the James Earl Jones Theatre. See photos from her visit!
Photos: Gayle King Visits THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL on Broadway

Gayle King rocked out on Broadway last week seeing “The Heart of Rock and Roll”. See photos!
Video: Huey Lewis Talks Bringing His Music to Broadway With THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL

Huey Lewis joined CBS Mornings last week to discuss his new musical The Heart of Rock and Roll. On the show, he addressed the origins of the musical, and where the idea originally came from. Watch the full interview!
Video: Huey Lewis and McKenzie Kurtz Bring THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL To Good Morning America

McKenzie Kurtz, one of the stars of the new musical The Heart of Rock and Roll, joined music legend Huey Lewis for an appearance on Good Morning America. See the video!
Video: Tamika Lawrence Performs the National Anthem for the New York Liberty

Tamika Lawrence, one of the stars of the new musical The Heart of Rock and Roll, stopped by the New York Liberty women's basketball game for a roof-raising rendition of the national anthem.  Check out video of her performance!
Video: Tamika Lawrence Performs 'The Power of Love' From THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL on SHERRI

Tamika Lawrence joined Sherri Shepherd on Friday to perform The Power of Love from the new musical The Heart of Rock and Roll on the show. She was joined by Huey Lewis who, after the performance, highlighted his admiration for Lawrence and the cast. See the special performance here!
Review Roundup: THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Opens On Broadway

The Heart of Rock and Roll is beating on Broadway as the bright new jukebox musical of the same name is now open at the James Earl Jones! Theatre. Read the reviews as the critics react!
Video: Corey Cott Talks Playing Bobby in THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL on LIVE WITH KELLY AND MARK

Corey Cott joined Live with Kelly and Mark on Thursday to discuss his role in the new musical The Heart of Rock and Roll. Describing the show, Cott explained: 'This show is just this unfettered vibe of optimism and positivity. We've been using this phrase: 'It's a John Hughes rom-com; a love letter to the '80s with Huey Lewis and The News music.'' Watch the interview here!
Video: Huey Lewis Talks The HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL on THE VIEW

Huey Lewis joined The View on Wednesday to discuss his new musical The Heart of Rock and Roll. With both this show and Back to the Future currently on Broadway, the hosts asked if this move to musical theatre was a goal of his. 'It's not something that I ever aspired to...but it's been kind of a late life gift,' the artist said. Watch the full interview here!
Photos/Video: First Look at THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL on Broadway

Get a first look at the new Broadway musical The Heart of Rock and Roll, as new photos and video have been released ahead of the show's April 22nd Opening Night.
Video: Watch THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Cast Perform Title Number on GMA

Huey Lewis and the cast of the new musical The Heart of Rock and Roll joined Good Morning America on Tuesday to perform a number from the show. Even though he can no longer perform himself due to hearing loss, Lewis talked about the experience working on the show. See the special performance here!
Industry Pro Newsletter: Concord Theatricals' Catalog Now On Stage Mag

As news of additional cuts comes from more councils in the UK, in the US, a new piece of legislation looks to support the still struggling live entertainment industry as it emerges into the new normal. As evidence of the need for such action, we’ve got stories about layoffs at a New Jersey NPR station, as well as another urgent fundraising plea.

Orville Mendoza FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Orville Mendoza been in?

Orville Mendoza has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Orville Mendoza been in?

Orville Mendoza has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Orville Mendoza been nominated for?

Orville Mendoza has been nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in Adrift in Macao.

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