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Ruth Gottschall

 
Bio:
Ruth Gottschall has performed on Broadway in Mary Poppins, The Music Man, Laughing Room Only, Cabaret, and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas among others. At regional theatres she has portrayed Helen Hubbard in Murder on the Orient Express at Ogunquit Playhouse , Aunt Eller in Pittsburgh CLO's ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ruth Gottschall has performed on Broadway in Mary Poppins, The Music Man, Laughing Room Only, Cabaret, and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas among others. At regional theatres she has portrayed Helen Hubbard in Murder on the Orient Express at Ogunquit Playhouse , Aunt Eller in Pittsburgh CLO's ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Chicago]
Lyric Opera of Chicago Production, 2020
Maggie Jones
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Queen Victoria [Replacement]
Ensemble
Miss Andrew
Queen Victoria
Miss Smythe
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Revival, 2006
Madame Branislowski/Mrs. Upson
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Off-Off-Broadway Revival, 2004
Bess Truman
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Domina (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Audience at Richard III
Mark's Mother
Donna (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Young Margie
Tap Dancer
Tango Dancer
Officer Washinski
Mannequin
Aerobics Student
Tango Dancers
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Mourner
Flo (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1987
Telephone Girl
Ensemble
One of "Two Ladies"
Two Ladies
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1982
Ensemble/Other Roles
Girl
Angelette
Durla
Ginger (Understudy)

Photos

Michael Tucker, Jill Eickenberry, Ruth Gottschall Photo

Michael Tucker, Jill Eickenberry, Ruth Gottschall

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Date:
02/07/2020
Tessa Grady, Ruth Gottschall Photo

Tessa Grady, Ruth Gottschall

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Date:
02/07/2020
SARA JEAN FORD, EVAN ZES & RUTH GOTTSCHALL Photo

SARA JEAN FORD, EVAN ZES & RUTH GOTTSCHALL

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Date:
06/21/2019
RUTH GOTTSCHALL, SARA JEAN FORD & NICHOLAS RODRIGUEZ Photo

RUTH GOTTSCHALL, SARA JEAN FORD & NICHOLAS RODRIGUEZ

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Date:
06/21/2019
Linda Balgord, Norm Lewis, Tessa Grady, Ruth Gotschall Photo

Linda Balgord, Norm Lewis, Tessa Grady, Ruth Gotschall

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Date:
07/23/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Chicago]
Lyric Opera of Chicago Production, 2020
Maggie Jones

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Queen Victoria [Replacement]

Ensemble

Miss Andrew

Queen Victoria

Miss Smythe

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Revival, 2006
Madame Branislowski/Mrs. Upson

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Off-Off-Broadway Revival, 2004
Bess Truman

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Domina (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Audience at Richard III

Mark's Mother

Donna (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Young Margie

Tap Dancer

Tango Dancer

Officer Washinski

Mannequin

Aerobics Student

Tango Dancers

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Mourner

Flo (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1987
Telephone Girl

Ensemble

One of "Two Ladies"

Two Ladies

  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1982
Ensemble/Other Roles

Girl

Angelette

Durla

Ginger (Understudy)

Ruth Gottschall Biography

Ruth Gottschall has performed on Broadway in Mary Poppins, The Music Man, Laughing Room Only, Cabaret, and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas among others. At regional theatres she has portrayed Helen Hubbard in Murder on the Orient Express at Ogunquit Playhouse , Aunt Eller in Pittsburgh CLO's Oklahoma!, Maggie in Bucks County Playhouse's 42nd Street, and Mrs. Tottendale in Goodspeed Opera House's The Drowsy Chaperone.




Ruth Gottschall News

VIDEO: Carolee Carmello, Jose Llana, Telly Leung & More Show Support for Biden/Harris Photo VIDEO: Carolee Carmello, Jose Llana, Telly Leung & More Show Support for Biden/Harris in 'The Soul of The Nation' Music Video
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2020

Prominent members of the Broadway Community joined together to sing their support for the Biden/Harris Presidential ticket in 'Soul of the Nation', lyrics (sung) by Christine Toy Johnson and (spoken) Notorious Pink, music by Kim D. Sherman and Scott Killian.

Isabelle McCalla and More Join the Cast of Lyric's 42ND STREET, Starring Norm Lewis a Photo Isabelle McCalla and More Join the Cast of Lyric's 42ND STREET, Starring Norm Lewis and Faith Prince
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2020

Lyric has announced full casting for its production of 42nd Street, to be presented May 29 - June 21, 2020, at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. Previously announced Broadway stars Norm Lewis (Julian Marsh) and Faith Prince (Dorothy Brock) are joined by Isabelle McCalla (Peggy Sawyer), who recently starred in Broadway's The Prom and Aladdin, and Ashley Day (Billy Lawlor), who reprises his role from the West End revival of 42nd Street.

Photo Flash: Brooke Shields And More Drop By Bucks County Playhouse Benefit Readings Photo Photo Flash: Brooke Shields And More Drop By Bucks County Playhouse Benefit Readings
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2020

A sold out crowd at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA enjoyed a benefit reading of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's¬†‚ÄúThe Man Who Came to Dinner,‚ÄĚ this past Wednesday, February 5. Marsha Mason directed the reading. A reception with the cast was held at The Deck Restaurant and Bar at the Playhouse.

VIDEO: Angie Schworer and More in ANNIE at the Ogunquit Playhouse Photo VIDEO: Angie Schworer and More in ANNIE at the Ogunquit Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2019

The Ogunquit Playhouse production of Annie is helmed by Broadway Director/Choreographer James A. Rocco. The cast includes Josie Todd as Annie, Emmy nominee Robert Newman as Oliver Warbucks, and Broadway veterans Angie Schworer as Lily St. Regis, Jeffry Denman as Rooster Hannigan, and Gail Bennett as Grace Farrell.

Sally Struthers To Step Out Of ANNIE At Ogunquit Playhouse; Ruth Gottschall To Replac Photo Sally Struthers To Step Out Of ANNIE At Ogunquit Playhouse; Ruth Gottschall To Replace
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 6, 2019

Broadway's Ruth Gottschall has returned to the seacoast to step into the role of Miss Hannigan in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of Annie now on stage at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Ogunquit Playhouse Photo BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Jan Nargi - Aug 27, 2019

Whether you know 'whodunnit' or not, you're bound to enjoy this rollicking MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS adapted by Ken Ludwig at the Ogunquit Playhouse. Fans of Agatha Christie, or murder mysteries in general, will find plenty of false identities, red herrings and over-the-top suspense to keep them guessing till the infamous mustached detective Hercule Poirot (a pitch-perfect Steven Rattazzi) inevitably solves the crime.

BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Ogunquit Playhouse Photo BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Dan Marois - Aug 19, 2019

While it might seem sacrilegious to host a non-musical at the famed Ogunquit Playhouse, modern day audiences should know that the early years of the theater hosted a slew of non-musical productions. In fact, it was many years ago that I saw a production of Love Letters and an adaptation of Dracula.

Review Roundup: OKLAHOMA! at Pittsburgh CLO - What Did The Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: OKLAHOMA! at Pittsburgh CLO - What Did The Critics Think?
by Alan Henry - Jun 27, 2019

Oklahoma! is now open at Pittsburgh CLO. What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!

Photo Flash: Pittsburgh CLO Presents OKLAHOMA! Photo Photo Flash: Pittsburgh CLO Presents OKLAHOMA!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2019

Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with the soaring melodies of America's favorite musical, OKLAHOMA!. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square.

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Photo Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by Alan Henry - Sep 20, 2018

Go inside rehearsals for Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone. Check out rehearsal photos below!

Ruth Gottschall Videos

VIDEO: Angie Schworer and More in ANNIE at the Ogunquit Playhouse VideoVIDEO: Angie Schworer and More in ANNIE at the Ogunquit Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2019

The Ogunquit Playhouse production of Annie is helmed by Broadway Director/Choreographer James A. Rocco. The cast includes Josie Todd as Annie, Emmy nominee Robert Newman as Oliver Warbucks, and Broadway veterans Angie Schworer as Lily St. Regis, Jeffry Denman as Rooster Hannigan, and Gail Bennett as Grace Farrell.

VIDEO: Lesli Margherita Performs 'Adelaide's Lament' and More Highlights from Bucks' GUYS AND DOLLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld got a special preview of the upcoming production of GUYS AND DOLLS at the Bucks County Playhouse! Check out the rehearsal highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Creative Team Talks Denver Debut and Broadway Aims
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2013

On ths week's 'In Focus with Eden Lane', host Eden follows up with SENSE & SENSIBILITY's creators -- Neal Hampton (music), Jeffrey Haddow (book / lyrics), and Marcia Milgrom Dodge (director & Tony-nominee for RAGTIME). Click below to watch the interviews!

BWW TV: Costume Designer, ESosa, Talks Costumes in SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 2013

The Denver Center Theatre Company's (DCTC) world premiere production of SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by Jeffrey Haddow and music by Neal Hampton, will be staged by Director and Choreographer Marcia Milgrom Dodge, whose recent Broadway revival of Ragtime received seven Tony Award nominations. SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL will receive its world premiere production April 5 - May 26, 2013. Check out the video below of ESosa talking about the costume designs.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Ed Dixon, Ruth Gottschall and More in Rehearsals for DCTC's World Premiere of SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2013

The Denver Center Theatre Company's (DCTC) world premiere production of SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by Jeffrey Haddow and music by Neal Hampton, will be staged by Director and Choreographer Marcia Milgrom Dodge, whose recent Broadway revival of Ragtime received seven Tony Award nominations. SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL will receive its world premiere production April 5 - May 26, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the rehearsals below.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL World Premiere at Denver Center Theatre
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2013

The Denver Center Theatre Company's (DCTC) world premiere production of SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by Jeffrey Haddow and music by Neal Hampton, will be staged by Director and Choreographer Marcia Milgrom Dodge, whose recent Broadway revival of Ragtime received seven Tony Award nominations. SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL will receive its world premiere production April 5 - May 26, 2013. This week on 'In Focus with Eden Lane', host Eden gets an exclusive look at Sense & Sensibility the Musical and interviews Kent Thompson and Bruce Levy about the world premiere. Click below to watch the interviews!

BWW Video Show Preview: Mary Poppins
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2006

Catch a sneak peek of Disney's newest musical on Broadway, 'Mary Poppins' - right here on BroadwayWorld.com. Mary Poppins opens on Thursday, November 16, 2006 and stars Ashley Brown and Gavin Lee. Click now to watch!


Ruth Gottschall Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ruth Gottschall been in?
Ruth Gottschall has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Ruth Gottschall been in?
Ruth Gottschall has not appeared in the West End