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Richard Ridge

 
Bio:
Richard Ridge fell in love with the theatre at the age of five when he went through his parents record cabinet and stumbled upon their original cast album collection and the rest is history.He has toured the world as a performer and for the past twenty years he has been the host of the television ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Richard Ridge fell in love with the theatre at the age of five when he went through his parents record cabinet and stumbled upon their original cast album collection and the rest is history.He has toured the world as a performer and for the past twenty years he has been the host of the television ... (read complete bio)
 

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Alfie Allen and Richard Ridge

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Richard Ridge

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Jennifer Simard and Richard Ridge

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Richard Ridge Biography

Richard Ridge fell in love with the theatre at the age of five when he went through his parents record cabinet and stumbled upon their original cast album collection and the rest is history.He has toured the world as a performer and for the past twenty years he has been the host of the television program Broadway Beat and now, BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE.




Richard Ridge News

VIDEO: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Celebrate 20 Years of HAIRSPRAY Photo VIDEO: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Celebrate 20 Years of HAIRSPRAY
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 15, 2022

In the latest installment of Backstage with Richard rIdge, Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman reminisce about Hairspray's road to the stage, chat about the musical's legacy, and share tidbits on their latest Broadway-bound project, Some Like It Hot.

VIDEO: Gabriella Uhl & Jonathan Lengel Talk 13: THE MUSICAL Photo VIDEO: Gabriella Uhl & Jonathan Lengel Talk 13: THE MUSICAL
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 14, 2022

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge sat down with Gabriella Uhl and Jonathan Lengel ahead of the premiere of 13: the Musical to discuss landing their dream roles in the new movie musical. The duo also discussed their favorite moments on set, the importance of representation in the film, and more. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: NY Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Ce Photo VIDEO: NY Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Celebrates 50 Years
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 13, 2022

The past half-century of the documented history of theatre is on display at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' newest exhibition, Focus Center Stage: 50 Years of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. Watch as Richard Ridge gets a special tour of the exhibition from Patrick and learns more about TOFT's incredible history.

VIDEO: Debra Messing & Eli Golden Reveal Their Favorite Moments Filming 13: THE MUSIC Photo VIDEO: Debra Messing & Eli Golden Reveal Their Favorite Moments Filming 13: THE MUSICAL
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 13, 2022

Debra Messing and Eli Golden sat down with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to discuss the movie musical. During the interview, the pair disucssed their favorite moments filming the new movie, why Golden was originally 'intimidated' to film with Messing, and why 13: the Musical is the 'perfect movie' right now. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: JD McCrary, Frankie McNellis, & Lindsey Blackwell Talk New Jason Robert Brown  Photo VIDEO: JD McCrary, Frankie McNellis, & Lindsey Blackwell Talk New Jason Robert Brown Songs in 13: THE MUSICAL
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 12, 2022

Richard Ridge sat down with JD McCrary, Frankie McNellis, and Lindsay Blackwell to discuss their favorite moments while filming 13: the Musical. The three rising stars also discussed what it was like debuting three new Jason Robert Brown songs for the new movie musical. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: Erich Bergen is All About His New Broadway Gig in CHICAGO Photo VIDEO: Erich Bergen is All About His New Broadway Gig in CHICAGO
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 12, 2022

Erich Bergen joined the company of Broadway's Chicago earlier this month and he's checking in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to chat about the experience so far.

VIDEO: Meet Two of the Unsung Heroes of INTO THE WOODS, Understudies Jason Forbach &  Photo VIDEO: Meet Two of the Unsung Heroes of INTO THE WOODS, Understudies Jason Forbach & Mary Kate Moore
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 11, 2022

In this video, Into the Woods' Jason Forbach and Mary Kate Moore check in with BroadwayWorld to chat about understudying four roles each. How do they do it? Find out!

VIDEO: What's Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT All About? The Company Explains Photo VIDEO: What's Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT All About? The Company Explains
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 9, 2022

The Broadway company of Leopoldstadt is in rehearsals! Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber, will begin its limited Broadway engagement on Wednesday, September 14 ahead of a Sunday, October 2 opening night at the Longacre Theatre. In this video, watch as Marber and just a few of the 38-member company check in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge as they begin work in the rehearsal room.

VIDEO: Arielle Jacobs and Jake David Smith on Their Fairytale Experience in BETWEEN T Photo VIDEO: Arielle Jacobs and Jake David Smith on Their Fairytale Experience in BETWEEN THE LINES
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 2, 2022

A new musical is enchating audiences off-Broadway! Between the Lines, based on the novel by international bestselling author Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, is now in performances at the Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater. In this video, watch as Arielle Jacobs and Jake David Smith check in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to chat about their histories with the show, finally bringing it to life onstage, and so much more!

Wake Up With BWW 8/1: COMPANY Closes, Beanie Feldstein Takes Final Bow in FUNNY GIRL, Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/1: COMPANY Closes, Beanie Feldstein Takes Final Bow in FUNNY GIRL, and More!
by - Aug 1, 2022

Top stories include a look inside closing night of Company, Beanie Feldstein's final bow in Funny Girl, and more! Plus, The Nosebleed opens off-Broadway tonight, and more!

Richard Ridge Videos

VIDEO: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Celebrate 20 Years of HAIRSPRAY VideoVIDEO: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Celebrate 20 Years of HAIRSPRAY
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 15, 2022

In the latest installment of Backstage with Richard rIdge, Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman reminisce about Hairspray's road to the stage, chat about the musical's legacy, and share tidbits on their latest Broadway-bound project, Some Like It Hot.

VIDEO: NY Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Ce VideoVIDEO: NY Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Celebrates 50 Years
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 13, 2022

The past half-century of the documented history of theatre is on display at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' newest exhibition, Focus Center Stage: 50 Years of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. Watch as Richard Ridge gets a special tour of the exhibition from Patrick and learns more about TOFT's incredible history.

VIDEO: Gabriella Uhl & Jonathan Lengel Talk 13: THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Gabriella Uhl & Jonathan Lengel Talk 13: THE MUSICAL
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 14, 2022

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge sat down with Gabriella Uhl and Jonathan Lengel ahead of the premiere of 13: the Musical to discuss landing their dream roles in the new movie musical. The duo also discussed their favorite moments on set, the importance of representation in the film, and more. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: JD McCrary, Frankie McNellis, & Lindsey Blackwell Talk New Jason Robert Brown  VideoVIDEO: JD McCrary, Frankie McNellis, & Lindsey Blackwell Talk New Jason Robert Brown Songs in 13: THE MUSICAL
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 12, 2022

Richard Ridge sat down with JD McCrary, Frankie McNellis, and Lindsay Blackwell to discuss their favorite moments while filming 13: the Musical. The three rising stars also discussed what it was like debuting three new Jason Robert Brown songs for the new movie musical. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: Debra Messing & Eli Golden Reveal Their Favorite Moments Filming 13: THE MUSIC VideoVIDEO: Debra Messing & Eli Golden Reveal Their Favorite Moments Filming 13: THE MUSICAL
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 13, 2022

Debra Messing and Eli Golden sat down with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to discuss the movie musical. During the interview, the pair disucssed their favorite moments filming the new movie, why Golden was originally 'intimidated' to film with Messing, and why 13: the Musical is the 'perfect movie' right now. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: Erich Bergen is All About His New Broadway Gig in CHICAGO VideoVIDEO: Erich Bergen is All About His New Broadway Gig in CHICAGO
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 12, 2022

Erich Bergen joined the company of Broadway's Chicago earlier this month and he's checking in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to chat about the experience so far.

VIDEO: Meet Two of the Unsung Heroes of INTO THE WOODS, Understudies Jason Forbach &  VideoVIDEO: Meet Two of the Unsung Heroes of INTO THE WOODS, Understudies Jason Forbach & Mary Kate Moore
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 11, 2022

In this video, Into the Woods' Jason Forbach and Mary Kate Moore check in with BroadwayWorld to chat about understudying four roles each. How do they do it? Find out!

VIDEO: What's Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT All About? The Company Explains VideoVIDEO: What's Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT All About? The Company Explains
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 9, 2022

The Broadway company of Leopoldstadt is in rehearsals! Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber, will begin its limited Broadway engagement on Wednesday, September 14 ahead of a Sunday, October 2 opening night at the Longacre Theatre. In this video, watch as Marber and just a few of the 38-member company check in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge as they begin work in the rehearsal room.

VIDEO: Arielle Jacobs and Jake David Smith on Their Fairytale Experience in BETWEEN T VideoVIDEO: Arielle Jacobs and Jake David Smith on Their Fairytale Experience in BETWEEN THE LINES
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 2, 2022

A new musical is enchating audiences off-Broadway! Between the Lines, based on the novel by international bestselling author Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, is now in performances at the Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater. In this video, watch as Arielle Jacobs and Jake David Smith check in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to chat about their histories with the show, finally bringing it to life onstage, and so much more!

VIDEO: T. Oliver Reid Talks Taking Over as HADESTOWN's New Hermes VideoVIDEO: T. Oliver Reid Talks Taking Over as HADESTOWN's New Hermes
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 21, 2022

A new man is singin' a sad song on the road to hell. Just last month, original Broadway cast member T. Oliver Reid officially took over the role of Hermes in Hadestown on Broadway. Watch this video as he checks in straight from his Hadestown dressing room to chat about everything from his rise to the role to what's new with BTC and so much more.