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Roger Castellano

 
Bio:
Roger works extensively as a Director/Choreographer of Theatrical and Special events. He has had great opportunities to work and collaborate with many Professional Regional Theatre Companies such as Musical Theatre West, Cabrillo Music Theatre, Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities, Laguna ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Roger works extensively as a Director/Choreographer of Theatrical and Special events. He has had great opportunities to work and collaborate with many Professional Regional Theatre Companies such as Musical Theatre West, Cabrillo Music Theatre, Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities, Laguna ... (read complete bio)
 

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Tamara Zook, Roger Castellano, Jeff Cohen, Shauna Markey, and Carlin Castellano Photo

Tamara Zook, Roger Castellano, Jeff Cohen, Shauna Markey, and Carlin Castellano

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Roger Castellano Biography

Roger works extensively as a Director/Choreographer of Theatrical and Special events. He has had great opportunities to work and collaborate with many Professional Regional Theatre Companies such as Musical Theatre West, Cabrillo Music Theatre, Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities, Laguna Playhouse, Fullerton Civic Light Opera, Performance Riverside, International City Theatre, The Center Theatre Group, The Phoenix Theatre in Arizona, and Music Theatre of Wichita.

He has also created original shows, parades, and special events for companies like Sesame Street Live, Sanrio Inc., The Walt Disney Company, and has worked with personalities like Earth, Wind & Fire, The Steve Miller Band, Reba McEntire, Stevie Nicks, Chicago, Gladys Knight, The Doobie Brothers, Kenny Loggins, Natalie Cole, Christopher Reeve, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Bennett, Bill Cosby and Walter Cronkite, to name a few.




Roger Castellano News

THE ANDREWS BROTHERS Comes to Musical Theatre West in February
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2022

Musical Theatre West presents their first show of 2022! A USO performance from the Andrews Sisters is in jeopardy when they fail to appear shortly before curtain. Thankfully, three earnest stagehands are determined to go on with the show!

THE DOLLMAKER World Premiere Will Bring Christmas Cheer To Vista's Broadway Theater Photo THE DOLLMAKER World Premiere Will Bring Christmas Cheer To Vista's Broadway Theater
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2021

This season North County residents have the opportunity to enjoy a brand new, family-friendly musical while still reveling in the crackling-fire, homey-goodness of a Charles Dickens favorite. Written and composed by Heather Megill, The Dollmaker retells a lesser-known Dickens short story, 'The Cricket on the Hearth', which follows the tale of Bertha Plummer and her aging father Caleb, toymakers in Portsmouth England in the 1860s.

Photo Coverage: DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Takes Its Opening Night Bows At La Mira Photo Photo Coverage: DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Takes Its Opening Night Bows At La Mirada Theatre
by Lily Lim - Jun 5, 2019

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth and final show of its season, Laurie Veldheer as 'Belle' and Todd Adamson as 'The Beast' starring in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, musical direction by Darryl Archibald, choreography by Robbie Roby and direction by Michael Heitzman. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will preview on Friday, May 31, 2019 (with a press opening on Saturday, June 1 at 8 pm) and run through Sunday, June 23, 2019 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN At La Photo Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN At La Mirada Theatre
by Lily Lim - Apr 24, 2019

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, based on the greatest movie musical of all time with screenplay by Betty Comden & Adolph Green and songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. The fresh new production will be directed & choreographed by Spencer Liff (Emmy nominee for TV's 'So You Think You Can Dance' and Broadway's Head Over Heels, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Falsettos), associate director is Cynthia Ferrer (original 'Kathy Selden' in the first National Tour of Singin' in the Rain) with musical direction by Keith Harrison. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN will preview on Friday, April 19, 2019 (with a press opening on Saturday, April 20 at 8pm) and run through Sunday, May 12, 2019 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. Preceding, it will perform Friday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14 at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya), 18111 Nordhoff Street, in Northridge.

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration of 3D Theatricals' A GENTLEM Photo Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration of 3D Theatricals' A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER
by Lily Lim - Feb 20, 2019

Broadway is closer than you think! Now that 3-D Theatricals is the official company in residence at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, theatre lovers from Los Angeles and Orange counties can delight in experiencing the biggest Broadway stars and blockbuster shows just minutes from their front door!

Photo Flash: Moonlight Stage Productions Presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Photo Photo Flash: Moonlight Stage Productions Presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2018

Moonlight Stage Productions presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, the epic musical retelling of Victor Hugo's novel about love, passion, and hope.

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Comes to The Moonlight Photo THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Comes to The Moonlight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Moonlight Stage Productions presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, the epic musical retelling of Victor Hugo's novel about love, passion, and hope. Performances are August 15 through September 1 at 8:00 p.m. at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. The third production of Moonlight's 38th summer season will feature a company of nearly 60 with actors, an onstage choir, and live orchestra in the pit making for an emotionally charged theatre experience. Tickets range in price $17-$57 and are on sale now through VisTix at (760) 724-2110 and online at moonlightstage.com.

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Comes to The Moonlight Photo THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Comes to The Moonlight
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2018

Moonlight Stage Productions presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, the epic musical retelling of Victor Hugo's novel about love, passion, and hope. Performances are August 15 through September 1 at 8:00 p.m. at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. The third production of Moonlight's 38th summer season will feature a company of nearly 60 with actors, an onstage choir, and live orchestra in the pit making for an emotionally charged theatre experience. Tickets range in price $17-$57 and are on sale now through VisTix at (760) 724-2110 and online at moonlightstage.com.

The Moonlight Amphitheatre Presents 1776 IN CONCERT Photo The Moonlight Amphitheatre Presents 1776 IN CONCERT
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2018

A cast of leading regional musical theatre artists from throughout Southern California will join a live orchestra on the stage of the Moonlight Amphitheatre for one-night-only on Sat., July 7 at 8:00 p.m. for a concert version of Sherman Edwards and Peter Stone's iconic Broadway musical 1776. Moonlight Stage Productions' chiefs Steven Glaudini, Producing Artistic Director, and Colleen Kollar Smith, Managing Director, will take prominent roles in the concert: Glaudini will reprise his award-winning portrayal of John Adams, while Kollar Smith will provide direction and musical staging. Ovation Award winner, John Glaudini, who serves as the Musical Director for FROZEN: LIVE AT THE HYPERION at Disneyland will musical direct and conduct.

MTW's Reiner Staged Reading Series presents ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Photo MTW's Reiner Staged Reading Series presents ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 10, 2017

Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series (RRS) returns with Once Upon a Mattress, on Sunday, November 19, 7pm at the Beverly O'Neill Theater. Tickets are now on sale at the MTW Ticket Office, by calling (562) 856-1999, ext. 4, or by visiting the MTW website at www.musical.org. Advance general admission tickets for each performance are $27 ($32 on the day of the performance). Seating is general admission, with priority access for Reiner Staged Reading Subscribers.

Roger Castellano Videos

BWW TV: Meet ANNIE's Andrea McArdle as Miss Hannigan
by Robert Diamond - Nov 7, 2010

BroadwayWorld TV's west coast correspondents Dean Butler and Michael Sterling spent an afternoon with Andrea McArdle and the cast of Musical Theatre West's production of ANNIE at the beautiful 1070-seat Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. ANNIE, opened October 30th and continues through November 14th. Musical Theatre West Artistic Director/Producer Steven Glaudini directs with musical direction by Daniel Thomas and choreography by Roger Castellano.