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Rod A. Lansberry

 
Bio:
Rod A. Lansberry is the Artistic Producer of the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities. Producing Broadway musicals and plays since 1976, this multi-award winning organization is considered one of the premiere professional theaters in Colorado. The Arvada Center is located the Denver metro area ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Rod A. Lansberry is the Artistic Producer of the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities. Producing Broadway musicals and plays since 1976, this multi-award winning organization is considered one of the premiere professional theaters in Colorado. The Arvada Center is located the Denver metro area ... (read complete bio)
 

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Stephen Day, Jeremy Sortore, Mark Rubald, Rod A. Lansberry Photo

Stephen Day, Jeremy Sortore, Mark Rubald, Rod A. Lansberry

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Jenny Gelwick, Rod A. Lansberry Photo

Jenny Gelwick, Rod A. Lansberry

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Ann Crumb, Kevin Earley, Jenny Gelwick, Rod A. Lansberry Photo

Ann Crumb, Kevin Earley, Jenny Gelwick, Rod A. Lansberry

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Rod A. Lansberry Biography

Rod A. Lansberry is the Artistic Producer of the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities. Producing Broadway musicals and plays since 1976, this multi-award winning organization is considered one of the premiere professional theaters in Colorado. The Arvada Center is located the Denver metro area and produces all its work in-house.




Rod A. Lansberry News

BWW Review: Arvada Center's KINKY BOOTS is Filled with Heart and Sole Photo BWW Review: Arvada Center's KINKY BOOTS is Filled with Heart and Sole
by Chris Arneson - Apr 14, 2022

Kinky Boots is just one of those shows you can't help but leave feeling just a little sparklier. Based on the British 2005 film of the same name, Kinky Boots follows Charlie Price, who inherits his family's multigenerational shoe factory from his deceased father. In order to keep the business alive, Charlie partners with a drag queen named Lola to produce heels that can withstand the weight of a male figure. 

INTO THE WOODS, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More Announced for Arvada Center 2022-2023 S Photo INTO THE WOODS, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More Announced for Arvada Center 2022-2023 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities today announced the lineup of their 2022-2023 Theatre Season. From destiny-altering quests to friendships fraying when they're thrust into the spotlight, the six titles in the 2022-2023 Theatre Season promise a journey from the fantastical to the familiar and back again.

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Arvada Center Photo BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Arvada Center
by Jon Bee - Jun 2, 2021

I’ve always had a soft spot for the songs of yesteryear. Jukebox musicals usually leave me in a happy place by the time the show ends. In the case of Million Dollar Quartet at Arvada, this show left me feeling the same way I felt from the moment it started - joyful.

VIDEO: Carmen Cusack Introduces Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities' BRIGHT STA Photo VIDEO: Carmen Cusack Introduces Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities' BRIGHT STAR Tribute
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2020

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities today debuted a new video featuring the cast from their production of Bright Star, which was produced in the fall of 2019. Members of the cast came together from their homes to perform 'Sun is Gonna Shine,' a touching song from the musical that speaks of hope and optimism in the face of despair.

BWW Review: Stirring BRIGHT STAR Shines at Arvada Center Photo BWW Review: Stirring BRIGHT STAR Shines at Arvada Center
by Chris Arneson - Sep 12, 2019

If there's one thing you can expect at the heart of a bluegrass musical, it's a great storya?"and that's only one of the many ways the Arvada Center's latest musical shines.

TRAV'LIN Musical Receives Regional Premiere At Arvada Center 4/5-4/28 Photo TRAV'LIN Musical Receives Regional Premiere At Arvada Center 4/5-4/28
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2019

Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical, a joyful celebration of the Jazz Age with a classic jazz and blues score, is receiving its regional premiere at The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities' Main Stage Theatre.  The show will run April 5 through 28 with the official opening on April 9.

ELF - The Musical Kicks Off The Holiday Season At The Arvada Center Photo ELF - The Musical Kicks Off The Holiday Season At The Arvada Center
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 31, 2018

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities kicks off its holiday season with the hit Broadway musical ELF- The Musical directed by Gavin Mayer, opening November 20, 2018. ELF -The Musical is based off the popular 2003 film starring Will Ferrell, which became an instant holiday classic. This charming musical, perfect for audiences of all ages, follows Buddy the Elf on his journey to find his true family and revive their Christmas spirit. The 2018 - 2019 Theatre Season Presenting Sponsor is Lutheran Medical Center.

The Arvada Center Opens The Musical SEUSSICAL Photo The Arvada Center Opens The Musical SEUSSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities opens the children's musical Seussical on October 10 - December 29, 2018. Based on the stories of Dr. Seuss, the musical is an amalgamation of many of his most famous books, like Horton Hears a Who! and Dr. Seuss's Gertrude McFuzz. Seussical is directed by David and Julie Payne, with musical direction by Keith Ewer and choreography by Piper Arpan. The Arvada Center Artistic Producer of Musical Theatre is Rod A. Lansberry. Seussical is sponsored by US Bank, Xcel Energy, and the Fine Arts Foundation.

The Arvada Center Opens The Musical SEUSSICAL Photo The Arvada Center Opens The Musical SEUSSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2018

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities opens the children's musical Seussical on October 10 - December 29, 2018. Based on the stories of Dr. Seuss, the musical is an amalgamation of many of his most famous books, like Horton Hears a Who! and Dr. Seuss's Gertrude McFuzz. Seussical is directed by David and Julie Payne, with musical direction by Keith Ewer and choreography by Piper Arpan. The Arvada Center Artistic Producer of Musical Theatre is Rod A. Lansberry. Seussical is sponsored by US Bank, Xcel Energy, and the Fine Arts Foundation.

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Arvada Arts Center Photo BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Arvada Arts Center
by Jon Bee - Sep 19, 2018

In today's musical theater songbook, you'd probably find a handful of tunes from bio-shows and juke box musicals. From Carole King to Elvis Presley, there plenty of stories to tell, even if they are not those of the music artists. In Arvada's latest production, Mamma Mia, music sensation ABBA is highlighted in all the right ways. 

Rod A. Lansberry Videos

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at The Arvada Center
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2015

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will open Irving Berlin's White Christmas directed by Gavin Mayer on Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m. The musical will run through December 23 in the Main Stage Theatre. Check out a sneak peek below!

BWW TV: First Look at the Arvada Center's SHE LOVES ME
by Robert Diamond - Nov 21, 2014

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will open She Loves Me directed by Gavin Mayer on Tuesday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m. The musical will run through December 21 in the Main Stage Theater.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of Arvada Center's TARZAN
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2014

The Arvada Center presents the Colorado stage debut of Tarzan® The Stage Musical directed by Gavin Mayer on Friday, July11 (Please note the Friday opening date). Tarzan® The Stage Musical features music and lyrics by British pop icon Phil Collins (drummer and lead singer for rock group Genesis), and is written by David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly, Aida). Tarzan® The Stage Musical is based on the Disney animated film and the original book by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Performances run through August 3. Check out a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with END OF THE RAINBOW at the Arvada Center
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2014

The Arvada Center is making a bold move with its current main-stage production. The regional premiere of END OF THE RAINBOW follows Judy Garland during a six week run in London six months before her tragic death. While it includes many of Judy's actual arrangements of some of her most loved songs, it isn't a musical. It is a play with music. This week, 'In Focus' host Eden Lane takes viewers behind the scenes for some of the early rehearsals to meet the creative team and the cast. Click below!

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!