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Shanna VanDerwerker

 

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Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2004
Ensemble
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Ensemble [Replacement]
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2015]
Associate Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Associate Choreographer
Assistant Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2005] [Replacement]
Dance Captain[Replacement]






Shanna VanDerwerker News

A NOT-SO-SILENT NIGHT, A Holiday Party Featuring An All-star Cast, to Raise Funds And Photo A NOT-SO-SILENT NIGHT, A Holiday Party Featuring An All-star Cast, to Raise Funds And Awareness For Season Of Concern
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022

The Beautiful City Project has announced the cast of it's Holiday fundraising event A NOT-SO-SILENT NIGHT, with proceeds to benefit Season of Concern, an incredible Chicago organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to Chicagoland theater practitioners.

Special Offer: ELF at Drury Lane Theatre Photo Special Offer: ELF at Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW Special Offer - Oct 24, 2022

Special Offer: Don’t be a cotton-headed-ninny-muggins! Drury Lane Theatre will continue its 2022/2023 season with Elf-the Musical, based upon the film. Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Skylar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin. Directed by Lynne Kurdziel-Formato. Elf-the Musical runs November 9, 2022 - January 8, 2023.

Cast Announced for ELF - THE MUSICAL at Drury Lane Theatre Photo Cast Announced for ELF - THE MUSICAL at Drury Lane Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022

Drury Lane Theatre will continue its 2022/2023 season with the holiday classic¬†Elf-the Musical, based upon the¬†film written by¬†David Berenbaum. Book by¬†Thomas Meehan¬†and¬†Bob Martin, music by¬†Matthew Skylar, lyrics by¬†Chad Beguelin.¬†Directed by¬†Lynne Kurdziel-Formato.¬†Elf-the Musical¬†runs November 9, 2022 ‚Äď January 8, 2023, at Drury Lane Theatre.

The Beautiful City Project Presents Feature Film INTERSECT Photo The Beautiful City Project Presents Feature Film INTERSECT
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2021

The Beautiful City Project, led by Founder and Artistic Director David Fiorello, in collaboration with Mercury Theater Chicago Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter, presents the full-length feature film Intersect, which beautifully marries dance, storytelling and music.

MAMMA MIA! to be Presented by BAMtheatre Photo MAMMA MIA! to be Presented by BAMtheatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2021

Hinsdale's BAMtheatre will present MAMMA MIA this summer for its High School & College Mainstage Production! The show will take place at Christian Church of Clarendon Hills, 5750 Holmes Ave, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514.

Bruce Vilanch Joins Rhona Frazin Live On Zoom For Porchlight's Movie Musical Monday Photo Bruce Vilanch Joins Rhona Frazin Live On Zoom For Porchlight's Movie Musical Monday
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2021

Porchlight Music Theatre¬†is proud to announce that next¬†Movie Musical Monday¬†discussion about the movie¬†‚ÄúFunny Girl‚Ä̬†will be hosted by Porchlight Music Theatre Board Member and¬†retired Chicago Public Library Foundation CEO¬†Rhona Frazin¬†with special guest multiple Emmy Award-winner¬†Bruce Vilanch,¬†Monday, June 7 at 7 p.m. CDT.¬†

Porchlight Music Theatre's PorchlightPalooza Was A Success! Photo Porchlight Music Theatre's PorchlightPalooza Was A Success!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre held PorchlightPalooza, a three-day virtual festival Friday, Aug. 21 - Sunday, Aug. 23,  in lieu of its cancelled March 23 ICONS GALA.

Music Theater Works Presents MAMMA MIA!; Creative Team Announced Photo Music Theater Works Presents MAMMA MIA!; Creative Team Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 27, 2020

Music Theater Works presents MAMMA MIA! at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 6, through June 14, 2020.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast and Creative for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY, A NE Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast and Creative for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY, A NEW MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Disney's Freaky Friday, A New Musical, April 10 - May 24, 2020 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. The musical comedy about a mother and her daughter who switch identities stars Cory Goodrich as 'Katherine,' the mother, and Maya Lou Hlava as Katherine's daughter 'Ellie.'

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces New Leads Of SPAMALOT Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces New Leads Of SPAMALOT
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2019

Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today two new cast members to lead the production of Monty Python's SPAMALOT beginning November 14, with Jeff Diebold as King Arthur, and Keely Vasquez as the Lady of the Lake. SPAMALOT opened on September 8 to rave reviews, with the original cast members, Jonah D. Winston and Meghan Murphy originally at the helm in the roles of King Arthur and the Lady of the Lake. Murphy and Winston will play their final week of SPAMALOT through November 10.     

Shanna VanDerwerker Videos

BWW TV: Hollis Resnik Sings 'With One Look' In SUNSET BOULEVARD At Porchlight Music T Videoplay
BWW TV: Hollis Resnik Sings 'With One Look' In SUNSET BOULEVARD At Porchlight Music Theatre

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre presents Sunset Boulevard at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts. Featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics and books by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, Sunset Boulevard stars Hollis Resnik and is directed by Michael Weber, choreographed by Shanna VanDerwerker and music directed by Aaron Benham.

VIDEO: Watch Clips From Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Clips From Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m. Check out clips in the video below!

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Videoplay
VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Look at the Choreography of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND TH Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Look at the Choreography of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Get Up Close With The Costumes Of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Videoplay
VIDEO: Get Up Close With The Costumes Of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

by Alan Henry - Nov 15, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

STAGE TUBE: Dee Roscioli Goes Green as 'Elphaba' for WICKED at Segerstrom Center
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2013

In the episode 'Wicked Green' from the show 'Real Orange', host Maria Hall-Brown met with Dee Roscioli, who plays 'Elphaba' in the national tour of WICKED, as well as Christina Knapp, make-up supervisor for the show. Watch below to learn how Roscioli 'goes green' for each performance!

STAGE TUBE: Dee Roscioli and Patti Murin Sing WICKED's 'For Good'
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2012

The first North American tour of WICKED is currently featuring Dee Roscioli as Elphaba, Patti Murin as Glinda, Kim Zimmer as Madame Morrible and Tom McGowan as The Wizard. In the video below, Murin and Roscioli perform 'For Good' at Seattle's King5. Check it out below!


Shanna VanDerwerker Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Shanna VanDerwerker been in?
Shanna VanDerwerker has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Shanna VanDerwerker been in?
Shanna VanDerwerker has not appeared in the West End