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Rodney Hicks

 
Bio:
Beyond anything credits can say - I am grateful. For this show, these people, this moment and journey to right now. My hope is that our piece moves you to a place of peace, joy and renewed faith in the human spirit. Peace and Love. www.rodneyhicks.net. Instagram: Rodney_Hicks. Twitter: ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Beyond anything credits can say - I am grateful. For this show, these people, this moment and journey to right now. My hope is that our piece moves you to a place of peace, joy and renewed faith in the human spirit. Peace and Love. www.rodneyhicks.net. Instagram: Rodney_Hicks. Twitter: ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Ensemble
Bob
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Ford's Theater Production, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Preacher
Clarence Norris
Haywood Patterson (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Preacher
Clarence Norris
  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2006
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
Performer
Performer
  [New York]
World Premiere, 2005
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [off-Broadway], 2004
Philly
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Philly
  [New York]
Concert Reading, 2004
Cassius Chaerea
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Philly
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Peter
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Paul, a cop, and others
Benjamin Coffin III [Replacement]
Ensemble
A Cop
Collins [Replacement]
Paul
Benjamin Coffin III (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Paul/Cop
Cop
Paul

Rodney Hicks Biography

Beyond anything credits can say - I am grateful. For this show, these people, this moment and journey to right now. My hope is that our piece moves you to a place of peace, joy and renewed faith in the human spirit. Peace and Love. www.rodneyhicks.net. Instagram: Rodney_Hicks. Twitter: @Rodneyhicksnow. Facebook: Rodney Hicks.

Rodney Hicks Awards and Nominations

 
The Barrymore Awards - 2012 - Garfield refining company award for outstanding leading actor in a musical Gold Star
Rodney HicksThe Scottsboro Boys

Rodney Hicks News

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Light's KINKY Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Light's KINKY BOOTS Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

BWW Review: GEM OF THE OCEAN at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Photo BWW Review: GEM OF THE OCEAN at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by Steve Murray - Apr 14, 2022

August Wilson's powerful drama of racial unrest in Pittsburgh circa 1905 seems exceptionally prescient these days, confirming that the struggle for equality and freedom are a constant for African Americans that shapes their everyday lives in ways both subtle and overt.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Stages August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN Photo TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Stages August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will present Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner August Wilson’s sweeping drama Gem of the Ocean. This seminal classic will be directed by Artistic Director Tim Bond, a close friend of the late playwright and a leading interpreter of his work, making his TheatreWorks directorial debut with this play.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley to Stage August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN Photo TheatreWorks Silicon Valley to Stage August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will present Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner August Wilson’s sweeping drama Gem of the Ocean. This seminal classic will be directed by Artistic Director Tim Bond, a close friend of the late playwright and a leading interpreter of his work, making his TheatreWorks directorial debut with this play.

Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, Sergio Trujillo & More Will Take Part in EPIC Photo Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, Sergio Trujillo & More Will Take Part in EPIC
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 30, 2021

The Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry Conference (EPIC) is thrilled to announce some of Broadway’s best to join a multi-national and highly regarded group of entertainment industry leaders to participate in the first-ever, 24-hour global online event for everyone working in, aspiring to work in, or wishing to explore the arts and entertainment sector.  

Broadway Shines at EPIC International Online Event Photo Broadway Shines at EPIC International Online Event
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 30, 2021

The Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry Conference (EPIC) features a stellar line up of Broadway luminaries alongside industry leaders from around the world. As the center of the theatrical universe, it’s natural and necessary that Broadway is well represented! EPIC presenters have won so many Tony’s and other Awards, it’s rare to get this many award winners in one place except the Tony’s themselves.

LISTEN: Rodney Hicks Recounts His Tragic Departure From COME FROM AWAY On WHY I'LL NE Photo LISTEN: Rodney Hicks Recounts His Tragic Departure From COME FROM AWAY On WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021

In a two-part interview with host Patrick Oliver Jones, Hicks shares his journey as an original cast member of Come From Away. He had been with the show from its beginning in Seattle, yet by the time the musical opened at the Schoenfeld Theatre, he knew something was wrong with his voice.

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: RENT se desped√≠a de Broadway en 2008 Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: RENT se desped√≠a de Broadway en 2008
by Ainhoa Hornero - Sep 7, 2021

Un d√≠a como hoy RENT se desped√≠a de Broadway. El musical baj√≥ el tel√≥n por √ļltima vez en Broadway el 7 de septiembre de 2008 tras m√°s de 5.000 funciones, consiguiendo as√≠ ser el 11¬ļ espect√°culo de mayor permanencia en cartel en Broadway.

CHANGEMAKERS World Premiere Announced, Featuring 20 Original, Short Plays & Musicals  Photo CHANGEMAKERS World Premiere Announced, Featuring 20 Original, Short Plays & Musicals Inspired by Community Leaders
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Now streaming online, Changemakers, a collection of 20 original, two-minute plays and musicals inspired by community leaders, activists, and front-line workers who have fought for change over the course of the past year.

New Musicals HART ISLAND and COWBOY BOB to Headline New York Theatre Barn's New Work  Photo New Musicals HART ISLAND and COWBOY BOB to Headline New York Theatre Barn's New Work Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its award-winning New Works Series on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 at 7PM EST, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Hart Island and Cowboy Bob. The live 1-hour presentation will also feature a conversation with the writers and creative team. 

Rodney Hicks Videos

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE

by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2021

A quarter century ago, Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical, RENT, opened at New York Theatre Workshop. From its humble beginnings at NYTW, this rock musical went on to shape a generation. What began in the East Village traveled to Broadway, across the nation and around the world. While we await showtime, check out a trailer for the big event!

Celebrating Black History Month: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Commences on Broadway in 2010! Videoplay
Celebrating Black History Month: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Commences on Broadway in 2010!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 7, 2021

This February, BroadwayWorld is committed to celebrating the outstanding contributions that black artists have made to the American theatre. Join us for Black History month as we shine a spotlight on some of the most influential productions from Broadway's past. Today is all about the 2010 Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys.

VIDEO: Former RENT Cast Members Sing 'Will I?' with Arts Workers for Federal Relief Videoplay
VIDEO: Former RENT Cast Members Sing 'Will I?' with Arts Workers for Federal Relief

by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2020

Former cast members from various productions of Rent joined forces to perform 'Will I?' as part as Be An #ArtsHero's Labor Day of Action.

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of Rodney Hicks' Play, JUST PRESS SAVE! Videoplay
BWW TV: Meet the Cast of Rodney Hicks' Play, JUST PRESS SAVE!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 18, 2020

A part of PRIDE Plays this season is a new work from Broadway veteran turned playwright Rodney Hicks (Come From Away, Rent)- Just Press Save.

Broadway Rewind: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Commences on Broadway in 2010! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Commences on Broadway in 2010!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 22, 2020

Today we rewind to 2010 when The Scottsboro Boys moved to Broadway. The musical, which features music and lyrics by legendary songwriting team John Kander and Fred Ebb, played for 49 performances at the Lyceum Theatre. 

VIDEO: See Rodney Hicks and More in the Trailer For New Film MIGHTY OAK Videoplay
VIDEO: See Rodney Hicks and More in the Trailer For New Film MIGHTY OAK

by Stage Tube - May 23, 2020

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming film, Mighty Oak. The film features stage and screen actor Rodney Hicks.

VIDEO: First Look at the Set Model For FLAME BROILED. OR THE UGLY PLAY, Written and D Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at the Set Model For FLAME BROILED. OR THE UGLY PLAY, Written and Directed by Rodney Hicks

by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2019

FLAME BROILED. OR THE UGLY PLAY comes to Local Theater Company @ The Dairy Arts Center October 24 - Nov 17, 2019. Get a first look at designer Nate Bertone's set model!

BWW Review: Lerner & Loewe's PAINT YOUR WAGON Is Pure Gold Videoplay
BWW Review: Lerner & Loewe's PAINT YOUR WAGON Is Pure Gold

by Tanya Seale - Jul 28, 2019

Few people seem to be familiar with Lerner & Loewe's Paint Your Wagon. Those who are usually mention the 1969 film of the same title, starring Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood, known for being a ridiculously miscast and embarrassingly terrible flop. The musical, which originally appeared on Broadway in 1951, is similarly messy, and has gone pretty much unproduced for decades. Fortunately, however, playwright Jon Marans has redrafted the book, top-to-bottom, enhancing both the story line and its characters, and the result is a shiny-new masterpiece with new orchestrations and new dance and vocal arrangements. It is now an entirely enjoyable musical, complex in its structure, with an interesting setting, compelling plot, nuanced layers, appropriate social commentary, and characters...

Photos/Video: First Look at PAINT YOUR WAGON at the Muny, Starring Bobby Conte Thornt Videoplay
Photos/Video: First Look at PAINT YOUR WAGON at the Muny, Starring Bobby Conte Thornton, Mamie Parris, and More!

by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2019

The Muny's sixth production of its 101st Season, Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon, officially opened on July 27, 2019.

VIDEO: Watch Rodney Hicks Sing 'Watch It Fall from HART ISLAND Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Rodney Hicks Sing 'Watch It Fall from HART ISLAND

by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2019

The new musical HART ISLAND by Michelle Elliott and Danny Larsen (The Yellow Wood) and directed by Jerry Dixon, recently premiered at The Village Theater as a part of their New Works Program. Come From Away veteran Rodney Hicks, sings a track from the show below- his first time since being told two years ago that he wouldn't sing again because of a  Spasmodic Dysphonia diagnosis. Check out 'Watch It Fall' below!


Rodney Hicks Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rodney Hicks been in?
Rodney Hicks has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Rodney Hicks been in?
Rodney Hicks has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Rodney Hicks been nominated for?
Garfield refining company award for outstanding leading actor in a musical (The Barrymore Awards) for The Scottsboro Boys .

What awards has Rodney Hicks won?
Garfield refining company award for outstanding leading actor in a musical (The Barrymore Awards) for The Scottsboro Boys.