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Richard White

 
Bio:
Film: voice of the villain, Gaston, in Disney√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Beauty and the Beast (Platinum record, Grammy Award and performance on the 64th Annual Academy Awards). Broadway: Gigi, The Most Happy Fella (Joey), Jekyll and Hyde (Sir Danvers). Off-Broadway: Elizabeth and Essex; Topper. National Tour: ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Film: voice of the villain, Gaston, in Disney√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Beauty and the Beast (Platinum record, Grammy Award and performance on the 64th Annual Academy Awards). Broadway: Gigi, The Most Happy Fella (Joey), Jekyll and Hyde (Sir Danvers). Off-Broadway: Elizabeth and Essex; Topper. National Tour: ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2015
Performer (Swing)
  [Broadway]
2013
Sir Danvers Carew
  [US Tour]
Nederlander Presentations, Inc. National Tour, 2012
Sir Danvers Carew
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 2004
Count de Valence
  [Chicago]
World Premiere, 2004
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2002
Capt. "Big Jim" Warrington
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1998
Dr. Jekyll
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1996
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1993
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1992
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1991
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1991
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1987
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1985
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 1987
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1984
Performer
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1980
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1979
Neighbor/Neighbors' Neighbor
Neighbor
Joe (Understudy)
The Cashier (Understudy)
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1985
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1989
Gaylord Ravenal

Photos

Richard White, Erica Hanrahan-Ball Photo

Richard White, Erica Hanrahan-Ball

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10/12/2018
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Eddie Curry, Richard White

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10/12/2018
Richard White Photo

Richard White

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10/12/2018
Richard White, Erica Hanrahan-Ball Photo

Richard White, Erica Hanrahan-Ball

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10/12/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2015
Performer (Swing)

  [Broadway]
2013
Sir Danvers Carew

  [US Tour]
Nederlander Presentations, Inc. National Tour, 2012
Sir Danvers Carew

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 2004
Count de Valence

  [Chicago]
World Premiere, 2004
Performer

  [New York]
Reading, 2002
Capt. "Big Jim" Warrington

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1998
Dr. Jekyll

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1996
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1993
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1992
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1991
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1991
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1987
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1985
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 1987
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1984
Performer

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1980
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1979
Neighbor/Neighbors' Neighbor

Neighbor

Joe (Understudy)

The Cashier (Understudy)

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1985
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1989
Gaylord Ravenal

Richard White Biography

Film: voice of the villain, Gaston, in Disney√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Beauty and the Beast (Platinum record, Grammy Award and performance on the 64th Annual Academy Awards). Broadway: Gigi, The Most Happy Fella (Joey), Jekyll and Hyde (Sir Danvers). Off-Broadway: Elizabeth and Essex; Topper. National Tour: Jekyll and Hyde, Urinetown, Camelot, The King and I. New York City Opera: Brigadoon, South Pacific, The Merry Widow, Desert Song. Paper Mill: Kopit/Yeston Phantom (RCA cast recording), Carousel, Show Boat. Olney: Man of La Mancha. American Conservatory Theater: Urinetown. Arena Stage: South Pacific. Guthrie and Goodspeed: 1776. Other regional roles: Starbuck in 110 in the Shade, Carl-Magnus in A Little Night Music, Fred Graham in Kiss Me Kate, Paul in Carnival, Curley in Oklahoma!, Count Danilo in The Merry Widow. Guest soloist: Florida and Los Angeles Philharmonics, Chicago, Cincinnati, Kalamazoo, Long Beach, Chattanooga, Indianapolis, Honolulu, Huntsville Symphonies. PBS Great Performances: Gaylord Ravenal in Show Boat, Robert Mission in The New Moon.





Richard White News

Leading Musicians Announce the Launch of the Black Orchestral Network (BON) and the ' Photo Leading Musicians Announce the Launch of the Black Orchestral Network (BON) and the 'Dear American Orchestras' Campaign
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022

Today, Black members of more than forty orchestras announced the¬†Black Orchestral Network¬†(BON). BON is a collective of Black orchestral musicians dedicated to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for Black people in the orchestral field. The group was built on the motto, ‚Äúif we increase our¬†connection¬†to one another, we can harness our¬†creativity¬†and develop¬†initiatives¬†¬†that benefit Black musicians.‚ÄĚ

BWW Review: The Mouse Sprouts Fangs For Halloween In SWINGIN' WITH THE MOUSE: VILLAIN Photo BWW Review: The Mouse Sprouts Fangs For Halloween In SWINGIN' WITH THE MOUSE: VILLAINS! At The Green Room 42
by Bobby Patrick - Oct 6, 2021

The SWINGIN' WITH THE MOUSE: VILLAINS lineup on Sunday featured performances by vocalists Rossil, Janaya Mahealani Jones, Garrett Clayton, and BEAUTY‚Äôs original Gaston - Richard White, all giving forth some of The Mouse‚Äôs most famous tunes from the ‚Äúdark side‚ÄĚ with Pablo‚Äôs fresh arrangements

SWINGIN' WITH THE MOUSE: VILLAINS Returns To New York City With Original Voice Actors Photo SWINGIN' WITH THE MOUSE: VILLAINS Returns To New York City With Original Voice Actors
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 18, 2021

Everyone's favorite Disney villains will be celebrated in jazz collective SWINGIN' WITH THE MUSIC's annual jazzy jubilee, SWINGIN' WITH THE MOUSE: VILLAINS.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to be Presented by Austin Shakespeare Photo MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to be Presented by Austin Shakespeare
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021

Austin Shakespeare will return to the outdoor stage with Young Shakespeare presenting the romantic comedy Much Ado About Nothing at 8 p.m. July 9-11 and July 15-18 at The Curtain Theatre, Austin's replica of an Elizabethan theatre.

The New Works Virtual Festival Begins Tonight Photo The New Works Virtual Festival Begins Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2020

The first-ever New Works Virtual Festival kicks off tonight! Every evening from December 5th - 25th of 2020 at 8PM EST/5PM PT, the New Works Virtual Festival will stream video readings of 20 new scripts of non-musical pieces (19 plays, 1 teleplay) as well as an 21st (a 'Christmas Special') featuring the work of a diverse group of writers and all-star cast members.

Art House Productions Announces Lineup For Virtual JC Fridays On December 4 Photo Art House Productions Announces Lineup For Virtual JC Fridays On December 4
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2020

With the 2020 holiday season just around the corner, Art House Productions invites you to shop safe, support local and celebrate the arts from home at its Virtual JC Fridays Friday, December 4 at 6:00pm EST - 10:00pm EST, online via Zoom. Jersey City's premiere quarterly arts festival will showcase a variety of happenings including visual art exhibitions, musical performances, art demonstrations, and studio tours from 23 participating artists and organizations.

The Gateways Music Festival to Present Finale Concert Tonight Photo The Gateways Music Festival to Present Finale Concert Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2020

Tonight, the 2020 Gateways Music Festival Finale Livestream Concert will feature the Traveling Through Time string quartet with Edward W. Hardy, violin (composer of The Woodsman); Candace Rembert, violin; Drew Alexander Forde, viola (social media influencer, ThatViolaKid); and more.

Gateways Music Festival Presents Finale Concert Photo Gateways Music Festival Presents Finale Concert
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 6, 2020

The 2020 Gateways Music Festival Finale Livestream Concert will feature the Traveling Through Time string quartet with Edward W. Hardy, violin (composer of The Woodsman); Candace Rembert, violin; Drew Alexander Forde, viola (@ThatViolaKid); Thapelo Masita, cello; and the Gateways Brass Collective with Courtney Jones, trumpet; Herb Smith, trumpet; Eric Davis, French horn; Isrea Butler, trombone; Richard White, tuba.

New Works Virtual Festival Announces Final Plays And New Dates Photo New Works Virtual Festival Announces Final Plays And New Dates
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2020

The New Works Virtual Festival will stream 20 new non-musical scripts every day from December 4th - 24th of 2020 (19 plays, 1 teleplay) featuring the work of a diverse group of writers and all-star cast members. A 21st piece will be selected from holiday-themed submissions to be streamed on December 25th.

New Works Virtual Festival Announces New Plays And Dates Photo New Works Virtual Festival Announces New Plays And Dates
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2020

The first ever New Works Virtual Festival will stream video readings of 20 new non-musical scripts (19 plays, 1 teleplay) featuring the work of a diverse group of writers and all-star cast members.

Richard White Videos

VIDEO: First Look at RAGTIME at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival VideoVIDEO: First Look at RAGTIME at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2018

Ragtime, based on E.L. Doctorow's 1975 novel and featuring a book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens will run June 13 - July 1 on the Main Stage at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

BWW TV: Be Our Guest! Chatting with the Team Behind BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on Its 25th Anniversary
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 20, 2016

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of 'Beauty and the Beast,' Walt Disney Studios and the Film Society of Lincoln Center presented an exclusive screening of the beloved animated classic at Alice Tully Hall. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you interviews with original stars Angela Lansbury, Paige O'Hara and more, composer Alan Menken, and fellow musical theatre writers Stephen Schwartz, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez!

VIDEO: Robbie Benson, Paige O'Hara & More Recite Favorite BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Lines
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 20, 2016

In a new video shared on USA TODAY, original BEAUTY AND THE BEAST voice cast members Robby Benson (Beast), Paige O'Hara (Belle) and Richard White (Gaston) shared some of their favorite lines from the animated movie!

VIDEO: Miranda, Menken, Schwartz & Lopez Pay Tribute to Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 16, 2016

On this morning's GMA, Award winning composers Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Robert and Kristine-Anderson Lopez celebrated the 25th Anniversary of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and reflected on the impact of the timeless animated movie.

Photo Flash: Angela Lansbury & More Reunite for BEAUTY & THE BEAST 25th Anniversary
by BWW Special Coverage - May 10, 2016

Actresses Angela Lansbury, Paige O'Hara, Jo Anne Worley and more attended the Academy's 25th Anniversary Screening of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, A Marc Davis Celebration of Animation at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on May 9, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.

VIDEO: From 'Hunchback' to GIGI - Vanessa Hudgens Talks Journey to Broadway
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 12, 2015

Vanessa Hudgens stopped by the TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON to talk about starring on Broadway and the stage roles that led up to her turn on the Great White Way, from Quasimodo to GIGI.

VIDEO: GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Talks Broadway Debut on 'Live': 'I Made It, It's Happening!'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 1, 2015

'Every single time I drive home from work, I pass Times Squre and there's a massive billboard in the middle of Times Square and it just blows my mind!,' shared Hudgens of seeing herself up in lights.

VIDEO: GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Talks Broadway Debut; Performs with Cast on GMA
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 11, 2015

Vanessa Hudgens stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to talk about making her Broadway debut in GIGI. The actress later performed the number 'Parisians' from the Broadway-bound musical.

VIDEO: Vanessa Hudgens & Cast of Broadway-Bound GIGI Share Their Excitement on Instagram!
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2015

Below, Vanessa Hudgens and the cast of GIGI turned to Instagram to share their excitement over the news that they will soon be heading to the Great White Way.

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with Arvada Center's A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Nov 26, 2013

In this week's episode of 'In Focus', host Eden Lane gets in the holiday spirit at the Arvada Center with 'A Christmas Carol, The Musical.' Going behind the scenes, Eden takes viewers to rehearsal to meet the creative team as well as the star of the show - Scrooge himself. She also gets a sneak peek in the wig shop to see how local technicians bring the show to life. Watch below!


Richard White Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard White been in?
Richard White has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

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