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Richard Stafford

 
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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1993
Apache Dancer [Replacement]
Zebulon [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Skimbleshanks [Replacement]
Mistoffelees (Understudy) [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2005]
Choreographer
 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 1999]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Assistant Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1982] [Replacement]
Production Dance Supervisor[Replacement]






Richard Stafford News

New York City Opera to Present ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914 in December Photo New York City Opera to Present ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914 in December
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 12, 2022

New York City Opera will celebrate the holidays with All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 at Sacred Heart University Community Theatre, presented in association with Bodhi Tree Concerts and with the support of Kings Alley.

Houston's Alley Theatre and Philadelphia's Walnut Street Theatre Square Off in World  Photo Houston's Alley Theatre and Philadelphia's Walnut Street Theatre Square Off in World Series Bet
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2022

The Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre Managing Director Dean Gladden has bet President & Producing Artistic Director Bernard Havard of Philadelphia's Walnut Street Theatre that Houston will win the World Series.

Licensing Rights Now Available for ROCKY Through MTI Photo Licensing Rights Now Available for ROCKY Through MTI
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 24, 2022

Rocky features music and lyrics by Tony¬ģ winners and Academy Award¬ģ nominees Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, and a book by multiple-Tony winner Thomas Meehan and Sylvester Stallone, adapted from the acclaimed Oscar¬ģ-nominated screenplay by Stallone.¬† The show had its world premiere in Hamburg in 2012 and opened on Broadway in 2014. The musical follows the plot of the Academy Award-winning Best Picture classic, Rocky.

The Garden of The Finzi-Continis Photo The Garden of The Finzi-Continis
by - Jan 31, 2022

Special Offer - The Garden of The Finzi-Continis

BWW Review: GARDEN OF FINZI-CONTINIS at City Opera-NYTF Is Too Much of a Good Thing Photo BWW Review: GARDEN OF FINZI-CONTINIS at City Opera-NYTF Is Too Much of a Good Thing
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 29, 2022

Ricky Ian Gordon and Michael Korie, in their new opera for New York City Opera and National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene, weren’t the only ones to be inspired by the famed 1962 novel THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS (IL GIARDINO DEI FINZI CONTINI) by Italian Giorgio Bassani. The film version, by Vittorio De Sica, won the Best Foreign Film Oscar in 1970, running half the time of the opera. Still, it is the novel that excited them all.

New Dates Announced For World Premiere Of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS Photo New Dates Announced For World Premiere Of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2022

Now opening January 27, New York City Opera will produce its latest world premiere of a new American opera, Ricky Ian Gordon's THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS, a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.

New York City Opera Presents THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS World Premiere Photo New York City Opera Presents THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS World Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021

This January, New York City Opera will produce its latest world premiere of a new American opera, Ricky Ian Gordon's THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS, a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, Dominick Balletta, Executive Director). 

New York City Opera to Present The World Premiere Of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS Photo New York City Opera to Present The World Premiere Of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021

This January, New York City Opera (under the direction of Michael Capasso, General Director) will produce its latest world premiere of a new American opera, Ricky Ian Gordon's THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS, a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, Dominick Balletta, Executive Director).

Photos: BEEHIVE - THE '60s MUSICAL Opens Tomorrow Night At The Walnut Photo Photos: BEEHIVE - THE '60s MUSICAL Opens Tomorrow Night At The Walnut
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2021

Walnut Street Theatre opens its 213th¬†season with a rousing musical tribute to some of the greatest female voices of the 20th¬†century in¬†Beehive ‚Äď The ‚Äė60s Musical. Created by Larry Gallagher and directed and choregraphed by Richard Stafford, the production begins previews on September 28, opens October 6, and continues through October 31.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Launches 107th Season Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Launches 107th Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2021

The Tony Award-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) ushers in its 107th season with stellar productions of the acclaimed musical Harmony: A New Musical by the legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman, a co-production with the New York City Opera of the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's The Garden Of The Finzi-Continis, a virtual presentations of Kadye Molodowsky's Ale Fenster Tsu Der Zun (All the Windows Face the Sun), 15 Minute Yiddish (More or Less), and much more.

Richard Stafford Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At New York City Opera's STONEWALL Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At New York City Opera's STONEWALL

by Alan Henry - Jun 21, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at STONEWAL at The New York City Opera starring Andrew Bidlack, Liz Bouk, Lisa Chavez, Michael Corvino, Jessica Fishenfeld, Mark Heller, Brian James Myer, and Jordan Weatherston Pitts. The opera has music by Iain Bell, libretto by Pulitzer Prize-winner Mark Campbell, and direction by Leonard Foglia. STONEWALL opens tonight, Friday, June 21 and run for five performances only through Friday, June 28 at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center (in the Time Warner Center at Broadway and 60th Street).

STAGE TUBE: Westchester Broadway Theatre's SHOW BOAT
by Sally Henry Fuller - Oct 11, 2015

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents SHOW BOAT, with music by Jerome Kern and book & lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, Musical direction by Ryan Wise, and Designed by Michael Bottari & Ronald Case, now through November 29, 2015 and December 30, 2015 - January 31, 2016. Check out first footage from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of NSMT's SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2015

Get out your 'Boogie Shoes' as Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents a New England Regional Theatre Premiere that will leave you with 'Night Fever!' SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER The Musical is one high-energy musical featuring all the music from the film, the disco dancing that defined a decade, and those classic '70s fashions that may be better left forgotten! SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER The Musical is now playing thru Sunday, August 23.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals of NSMT's SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, Opening Tonight!
by Stage Tube - Aug 11, 2015

Get out your 'Boogie Shoes' as Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents a New England Regional Theatre Premiere that will leave you with 'Night Fever!' SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER The Musical is one high-energy musical featuring all the music from the film, the disco dancing that defined a decade, and those classic '70s fashions that may be better left forgotten! SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER The Musical begins tonight, August 11, and plays thru Sunday, August 23. Press night is scheduled for Wednesday, August 12 at 7:30 pm.

STAGE TUBE: Backstage at North Shore's SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER with SCHOOL'D Host Matthew Rodin
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2015

Get out your 'Boogie Shoes' as Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents a New England Regional Theatre Premiere that will leave you with 'Night Fever!' SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER The Musical is one high-energy musical featuring all the music from the film, the disco dancing that defined a decade, and those classic '70s fashions that may be better left forgotten! SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER The Musical begins tomorrow, August 11, and the company has been hard at work in rehearsals. BroadwayWorld SCHOOL'D host Matthew Rodin is part of the cast, and you can check out the first two episodes of his rehearsal vlog below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Robert Petkoff, Tony Sheldon and More in TUTS' CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2013

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents Camelot, running Jan. 22 - Feb. 3, 2013 at Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Set in a land where honor and chivalry reign, Camelot follows the love triangle of King Arthur, his Queen Guenevere and the young Lancelot. Dazzling and spellbinding with sweeping romance, historic grandeur, and heart-breaking drama, Camelot is the definitive musical theatre fable. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the production below.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at George Dvorsky, Dee Hoty and More in NSMT's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL - Video Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2012

The award-winning North Shore Theatre (NSMT) presents 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL, now running through October 7 at the North Shore Music Theatre. BroadwayWorld has first look at video highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from GEORGE M! at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2012

In the WBT production of GEORGE M!, John Scherer, as George M. Cohan, is joined by a terrific cast including the 'Four Cohans': Jim Walton as George's father, Jerry, Melodie Wolford of Putnam Valley as George's mom, Nellie and Amanda Trusty as his sister, Josie. George's first wife, Ethel, is played by Laura Schutter and Jeanette Minson is Agnes, who becomes George's second wife. Katharine Heaton is Fay Templeton, Gary Lynch plays Sam Harris, Carol Schuberg plays Ma Templeton/Grimaldi. Check out highlights from the production in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: HAIRSPRAY Onstage at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 7, 2012

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents HAIRSPRAY now through June 3, starring Erin McCracken as the unstoppable Tracy and Tad Wilson, donning his heels to play Edna Turnblad. Bruce Rebold is appearing as Wilbur, Kara Dombrowski as Amber, Ann Van Cleave as scheming villain, Velma Von Tussle, Pat McRoberts as Corny Collins, Stacie Gogo as Penny, Tripp Hampton as Link, Inga Ballard as Motormouth, Elgin Giles as Seaweed, and Sydni Beaudoin as Little Inez. Watch a video of highlights from the show below!

BWW TV On The Spot Exclusive: Karen Mason in GYPSY
by Craig Brockman - Jul 3, 2007

Curtain up! Light the lights! Karen Mason is currently starring in GYPSY at the Westchester Broadway Theatre now through August 4th. BroadwayWorld has this exclusive backstage interview featuring several scenes of this nine-time Mac Award-winner!


Richard Stafford Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard Stafford been in?
Richard Stafford has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Richard Stafford been in?
Richard Stafford has not appeared in the West End