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Robert Meffe

 
Bio:
Robert Meffe Broadway: Associate Conductor of Little Women and the last six years of Les Miserables, keyboards for The Phantom of the Opera, Avenue Q, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Grey Gardens and Bombay Dreams. National Tours: Music Director of The Phantom of the Opera, Associate ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Robert Meffe Broadway: Associate Conductor of Little Women and the last six years of Les Miserables, keyboards for The Phantom of the Opera, Avenue Q, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Grey Gardens and Bombay Dreams. National Tours: Music Director of The Phantom of the Opera, Associate ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2017]
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Associate Conductor
Piano
 
[Broadway, 1987] [Replacement]
Associate Conductor[Replacement]
Associate Conductor[Replacement]
Keyboards

Photos

 Emily Thomas; Krista Pioppi; Zoe Sarnak; Robert Meffe; Cailan Rose; Taylor Noble; Da Photo

Emily Thomas; Krista Pioppi; Zoe Sarnak; Robert Meffe; Cailan Rose; Taylor Noble; Danny Quadrino

From: 
Date:
01/13/2012
 Zoe Sarnak seated at piano, with Robert Meffe (playing). Gathered around the piano,  Photo

Zoe Sarnak seated at piano, with Robert Meffe (playing). Gathered around the piano, standing and singing (left to right) Krista Pioppi; Emily Thomas, Danny Quadrino, Cailan Rose; Taylor Noble

From: 
Date:
01/13/2012

 

Stage

Productions

[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2017]
Musical Director

[Broadway, 2005]
Associate Conductor

Piano

[Broadway, 1987] [Replacement]
Associate Conductor[Replacement]

Associate Conductor[Replacement]

Keyboards

Robert Meffe Biography

Robert Meffe Broadway: Associate Conductor of Little Women and the last six years of Les Miserables, keyboards for The Phantom of the Opera, Avenue Q, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Grey Gardens and Bombay Dreams. National Tours: Music Director of The Phantom of the Opera, Associate Conductor of Sunday in the Park with George. Off-Broadway: Violet, The Prince and the Pauper, Gutenberg! The Musical! and Lightin’ Out. Las Vegas: Associate Conductor of Avenue Q, keyboards for Mamma Mia and Hairspray. Williamstown Theatre Festival/McCarter Theater at Princeton University: Ten Cents a Dance (Associate Music Director). Yale Institute for Musical Theatre: sam i was (Music Director), Paper Mill Playhouse: Music Director of Peter Pan, keyboards for A Wonderful Life, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and Forum, Lyric Opera Cleveland: Music Director of The Most Happy Fella and Candide, Weston Playhouse: Music Director of Big River, Les Miserables, and Avenue Q. Mr. Meffe is the Director of Music for the BFA Musical Theater Program at Pace University.




Robert Meffe News

San Diego State University New Musical Initiative Selects IN A SUNSHINE STATE For  Photo San Diego State University New Musical Initiative Selects IN A SUNSHINE STATE For World Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

Out of 163 submissions, the San Diego State University New Musical Initiative has chosen In a Sunshine State as this year's selection. Writers T.C. Lind, Derek Gregor, and Phoebe Kreutz will join with director Stephen Brotebeck, music director Robert Meffe and the SDSU MFA Musical Theatre cohort for a two-year development process and world premiere in the spring of 2024.

World Premiere of POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN by Lynne Shankel & Crystal Skillman to be Pr Photo World Premiere of POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN by Lynne Shankel & Crystal Skillman to be Presented by SDSU
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

The newest production in SDSU‚Äôs New Musical Initiative,¬†Postcard American Town¬†will have its world premiere from April 29 ‚Äď May 5, 2022. Written by Lynne Shankel and Crystal Skillman, this world premiere production will be directed by Professor Stephen Brotebeck, and music directed by Professor Robert Meffe from the School of Theatre, Television, and Film.¬†

BWW Review: PIPPIN at SDSU Has ‚ÄúMagic To Do‚ÄĚ and They Can't Do It Without You Photo BWW Review: PIPPIN at SDSU Has ‚ÄúMagic To Do‚ÄĚ and They Can't Do It Without You
by E.H. Reiter - May 5, 2021

There is always a sense of magic in the art of theatre, and SDSU ‚Äės PIPPIN streaming through May 8th invites you into the theatre to join them. After all, they have ‚ÄúMagic To Do‚ÄĚ and they can‚Äôt do it without you.

SDSU New Musical Theatre Initiative Announces New Selection Photo SDSU New Musical Theatre Initiative Announces New Selection
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2020

The San Diego State University MFA Musical Theatre Program is continuing their innovative two-year development program dedicated to fostering the creation of new musicals with Postcard American Town by Lynne Shankel and Crystal Skillman.

Laura Osnes, Mary-Mitchell Campbell and More to Take Part in San Diego State Universi Photo Laura Osnes, Mary-Mitchell Campbell and More to Take Part in San Diego State University Studio Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 3, 2020

The MFA Musical Theatre Program at SDSU is introducing the SDSU Studio Series, available to university musical theatre faculty and students worldwide.

SDSU Musical Theatre To Workshop MODERN A New Musical Photo SDSU Musical Theatre To Workshop MODERN A New Musical
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2020

The San Diego State University MFA Musical Theatre Program, under the supervision of Robert Meffe and Stephen Brotebeck, will present a staged reading of the musical Modern. Written by Selda Sahin and Derek Gregor, directed by Shayne Mims, with music direction by Richard Morrison. The presentation will take place Friday, January 31 at 3:30 pm in the Experimental Theatre on the SDSU campus. Admission is free and open to the public.  

Desi Oakley and Jay Armstrong Johnson to Lead Reading of 'TIL DEATH DO US PART Photo Desi Oakley and Jay Armstrong Johnson to Lead Reading of 'TIL DEATH DO US PART
by Julie Musbach - Jul 19, 2019

Winner of the SDSU New Musicals Initiative, 'TIL DEATH DO US PART tells the story of Gracie Jean, a spitfire from hardscrabble Tennessee, who is called to preach God's grace, and Matthew, heir apparent to small town Evangelical royalty, who struggles to rebel against his father while maintaining the privilege of his birth. When they meet, it's love at first sight. But what happens when a fairytale marriage becomes a battle of the sexes?

BWW Review: JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH at SDSU Photo BWW Review: JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH at SDSU
by E.H. Reiter - May 2, 2019

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, now playing at the San Diego State University's Don Powell Theatre is a delightfully entertaining, and creative show with wonderful sets, puppets, and a cast.  It's only playing through May 3rd so go see it before it's gone!

'TIL DEATH DO US PART to be Presented in a Developmental Workshop at San Diego State  Photo 'TIL DEATH DO US PART to be Presented in a Developmental Workshop at San Diego State University
by Rebecca Russo - Mar 31, 2019

The San Diego State University MFA Musical Theatre Program has launched an innovative two-year development program dedicated to fostering the creation of new musicals. The SDSU MFA New Musical Initiative was conceived with the idea of helping musical theatre writers develop a new work through a two-year process including a reading (fall 2018), a workshop (spring 2019) and a full production (spring 2020). After a competitive submission process, which saw over 120 new scripts and scores, the selection committee chose 'Til Death Do Us Part by Bobby Cronin and Caroline Prugh.

The Old Globe, San Diego Rep, and More Receive 2018 Craig Noel Award Nominations - Fu Photo The Old Globe, San Diego Rep, and More Receive 2018 Craig Noel Award Nominations - Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 1, 2019

The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle has announced the nominations for its 2018 Craig Noel Awards. Now in its 17th year, the Craig Noel Awards honor the achievements of professional theaters in San Diego County. The nominees are chosen by a nine-member body of professional critics who write for San Diego newspapers, magazines, online publications and blogs.

Robert Meffe Videos

VIDEO: First Look at FUN HOME at San Diego Rep VideoVIDEO: First Look at FUN HOME at San Diego Rep
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2018

San Diego Repertory Theatre announced the cast lineup for Fun Home, one of the most celebrated musicals in recent Broadway history. Fun Home is the coming-out memoir of Alison Bechdel, an exploration of family, memory, first love and a daughter's relationship with her father. Fun Home was nominated for 12 Tony Awards in 2015 winning five including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Leading Actor and Actress in a Musical. Fun Home was also winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical and the Obie Award for Musical Theatre.

VIDEO: Preview 'Ring of Keys' from FUN HOME at San Diego Rep VideoVIDEO: Preview 'Ring of Keys' from FUN HOME at San Diego Rep
by Alan Henry - Sep 7, 2018

San Diego Repertory Theatre announced the cast lineup for Fun Home, one of the most celebrated musicals in recent Broadway history. Fun Home is the coming-out memoir of Alison Bechdel, an exploration of family, memory, first love and a daughter's relationship with her father. Fun Home was nominated for 12 Tony Awards in 2015 winning five including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Leading Actor and Actress in a Musical. Fun Home was also winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical and the Obie Award for Musical Theatre.

VIDEO: Meet The Cast Of San Diego Rep's FUN HOME In Rehearsals VideoVIDEO: Meet The Cast Of San Diego Rep's FUN HOME In Rehearsals
by Alan Henry - Aug 29, 2018

San Diego Repertory Theatre announced the cast lineup for Fun Home, one of the most celebrated musicals in recent Broadway history. Fun Home is the coming-out memoir of Alison Bechdel, an exploration of family, memory, first love and a daughter's relationship with her father. Fun Home was nominated for 12 Tony Awards in 2015 winning five including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Leading Actor and Actress in a Musical. Fun Home was also winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical and the Obie Award for Musical Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: TEN CENTS A DANCE Cast Channels SNL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2011

The American premiere of John Doyle's Ten Cents a Dance opens today on the Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF) Main Stage. The refined production of the new Rodgers and Hart musical, which Doyle first conceived at England's Watermill Theatre, marks the first time a new musical has ever been presented on WTF's Main Stage. Ten Cents a Dance will be the final presentation on the Main Stage for the 2011 Season at WTF, running through August 28, 2011 and opening August 12, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.Ten Cents a Dance is a co-production with McCarter Theatre Center. Performances at McCarter Theatre Center begin September 9, 2011. In the video below, Malcolm Gets and the ladies of TEN CENTS A DANCE are back with a nod to a modern-day classic from Saturday Night Live. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Malcolm Gets Charms the Ladies of TEN CENTS A DANCE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 17, 2011

The American premiere of John Doyle's Ten Cents a Dance opens today on the Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF) Main Stage. The refined production of the new Rodgers and Hart musical, which Doyle first conceived at England's Watermill Theatre, marks the first time a new musical has ever been presented on WTF's Main Stage. Ten Cents a Dancewill be the final presentation on the Main Stage for the 2011 Season at WTF, running August 11, 2011 through August 28, 2011 and opening August 12, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.Ten Cents a Dance is a co-production with McCarter Theatre Center. Performances at McCarter Theatre Center begin September 9, 2011. In the video below, Malcolm Gets works the five beautiful women of the cast. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of WTF's TEN CENTS A DANCE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2011

The American premiere of John Doyle's Ten Cents a Dance opens today on the Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF) Main Stage. The refined production of the new Rodgers and Hart musical, which Doyle first conceived at England's Watermill Theatre, marks the first time a new musical has ever been presented on WTF's Main Stage. Ten Cents a Dancewill be the final presentation on the Main Stage for the 2011 Season at WTF, running August 11, 2011 through August 28, 2011 and opening August 12, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.Ten Cents a Dance is a co-production with McCarter Theatre Center. Performances at McCarter Theatre Center begin September 9, 2011. Conceived and directed by Tony Award-winner John Doyle (Sweeney Todd, Company), using the songs of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, Ten Cents a Dance features a dazzling cast of WTF friends and favorites including Diana DiMarzio (Sweeney Todd) as Miss Jones Four, Tony Award-nominee Malcolm Gets (Anything Goes at WTF; Amour) as Johnny, Tony Award-winner Donna McKechnie (The Threepenny Opera at WTF; A Chorus Line) as Miss Jones Five, Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages;Sweeney Todd) as Miss Jones One, Jane Pfitsch (Company; The 39 Steps) as Miss Jones Two, and Jessica Tyler Wright (Sweeney Todd; Company) as Miss Jones Three.

BWW TV: Paper Mill's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2011

Directed by Mark Waldrop, with choreography by Vince Pesce, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will run at Paper Mill Playhouse's Millburn theater from March 16 through April 10, 2011. The company gave a performance preview in New York this morning and brings you a look below!