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Tom Vendafreddo

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Credits include: COMPANY Writers Theatre - Glencoe, IL Music Director/Piano/Conductor 2016 WEST SIDE STORY Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL Music Director/Conductor 2016 HAIRSPRAY Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL Music Director/Piano/Conductor 2016 A CHRISTMAS STORY Paramount ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Credits include: COMPANY Writers Theatre - Glencoe, IL Music Director/Piano/Conductor 2016 WEST SIDE STORY Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL Music Director/Conductor 2016 HAIRSPRAY Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL Music Director/Piano/Conductor 2016 A CHRISTMAS STORY Paramount ... (read complete bio)

 

Tom Vendafreddo Biography

Credits include:

COMPANY
Writers Theatre - Glencoe, IL
Music Director/Piano/Conductor
2016

WEST SIDE STORY
Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL
Music Director/Conductor
2016

HAIRSPRAY
Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL
Music Director/Piano/Conductor
2016

A CHRISTMAS STORY
Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL
Music Director/Piano/Conductor
2015-2016

OKLAHOMA!
Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL
Music Director/Conductor
2015

LES MISERABLES
Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL
Music Director/Conductor
2015

THE WHO'S TOMMY
Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL
Music Director/Piano/Conductor
2015

MARY POPPINS
Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL
Music Director/Conductor
2014-2015

GODSPELL
Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire
Himself (Telly Leung's track)
2014

ROADSHOW
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
Ensemble/Pianist (replacement)
2014

SWEENEY TODD
Harper Theatre Ensemble - Palatine, IL
Ensemble
2014

FOREVER PLAID
Chestnut Fine Arts - Olathe, KS
Jinx
2013

IN THE HEIGHTS
Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL
Music Director/Piano/Conductor
2013

SHREK: THE MUSICAL
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
Piano/Conductor
2013

THE WEDDING SINGER
Red Mountain Theatre Company - Birmingham, AL
Music Director/Piano/Conductor
2013

SWEET CHARITY
Writers' Theatre - Glencoe, IL
Piano/Conductor
2013

FLIGHT (A musical reading)
Studie Be - Chicago, IL
Icarus
2012

BARRIO BOY (A screenplay reading)
Pride Films and Plays
Stage Directions
2012

THE SPITFIRE GRILL
Bohemian Theatre Ensemble - Chicago, IL
Music Director/Piano/Conductor/Orchestrator
2012

RENT
San Diego Musical Theatre - San Diego, CA
(Steve/Restauran Man/Squeegieman/Others)
2012

ODYSSEY
Old Globe Theatre - San Diego, CA
Assistant Music Director
2011

INTO THE WOODS
Studio 48/Wishing Star Theatre - Libertyville, IL
(Jack)
2011

URINETOWN
Harper Theatre Ensemble - Palatine, IL
(Bobby Strong)
2010





Tom Vendafreddo News

Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Photo Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 23, 2023

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

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by BWW - Dec 27, 2022

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; The Little Theatre On Photo 12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; The Little Theatre On The Square Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 19, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards;  at The Little Theat Photo Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; at The Little Theatre On The Square Leads Best Ensemble Performance!
by BWW - Dec 12, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; The Little Theat Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; The Little Theatre On The Square Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; Little Theatre On The Squa Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; Little Theatre On The Square's ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

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

Review: REVIEW: MILWAUKEE REP'S 'BEEHIVE: THE 60S MUSICAL' at Milwaukee Rep Photo Review: REVIEW: MILWAUKEE REP'S 'BEEHIVE: THE 60S MUSICAL' at Milwaukee Rep
by Cathy Jakicic - Nov 15, 2022

What did our critic think of REVIEW: MILWAUKEE REP'S 'BEEHIVE: THE 60S MUSICAL' at Milwaukee Rep? The talented cast shines from girl groups to diva power

BEHIVE: The 60s MUSICAL Heads To Milwaukee Rep in November Photo BEHIVE: The 60s MUSICAL Heads To Milwaukee Rep in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 5, 2022

Milwaukee Rep will present Beehive: The 60s Musical November 11, 2022- January 15, 2023 in the Stackner Cabaret. From Aretha Franklin to Janis Joplin, the powerful female voices of the 1960s have left an unforgettable mark on generations. 

See BROADWAY FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS IN CONCERT & More at The Green Room 42 in Octobe Photo See BROADWAY FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS IN CONCERT & More at The Green Room 42 in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced its October line-up for in-person cabaret performances. October will feature new installments of Broadway Sessions, At This Performance, Villain: DeBlanks and much more.ARTZ

World Premiere of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE is Now Playing at TheatreSquared Photo World Premiere of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE is Now Playing at TheatreSquared
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2022

It Came from Outer Space, a zany, rollicking musical adaptation of the 1950s sci-fi classic, begins performances at TheatreSquared on August 24 and will run through September 18.

Tom Vendafreddo Videos

VIDEO: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL At Signature Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL At Signature Theatre

by Stage Tube - Nov 7, 2018

Signature Theatre¬†is proud to present¬†Billy Elliot the Musical¬†directed and choreographed by¬†Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner¬†(Signature's¬†Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by¬†Lee Hall¬†and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award¬ģ winner¬†Elton John¬†was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical.¬†Billy Elliot¬†the Musical¬†runs now thru¬†January 6, 2019¬†in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.

VIDEO: Trailer For Signature Theater's BILLY ELLIOT in DC Videoplay
VIDEO: Trailer For Signature Theater's BILLY ELLIOT in DC

by Alan Henry - Oct 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the trailer for Signature Theater's Billy Elliot the Musical directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by Lee Hall and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award¬ģ winner Elton John was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical. Billy Elliot the Musical will run from October 30, 2018 - January 6, 2019 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.

VIDEO: HEARTBREAK HOTEL Shakes, Rattles, and Rolls Into Broadway In Chicago Videoplay
VIDEO: HEARTBREAK HOTEL Shakes, Rattles, and Rolls Into Broadway In Chicago

by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2018

Broadway In Chicago presents HEARTBREAK HOTEL, a musical premiere that ignites the stage of the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut). Get a first look below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paramount Theatre's ONCE Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paramount Theatre's ONCE

by Alan Henry - May 7, 2018

Aurora's Paramount Theatre - Chicago's most decorated theater at the 2017 Jeff Awards with the third largest subscriber base in the nation - is excited to present the first Chicago-area regional staging of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Once to close its 2017-18 Broadway Series. Get a first look at the production in the video below!

BWW TV: Hail Hosanna! Watch Highlights from Paramount Theatre's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2017

What began as a 1970s rock opera concept album became a global stage phenomenon that captured seven Tony Award nominations and countless awards overseas in its 40-plus years. Jesus Christ Superstar, the beloved rock opera that explores the story and internal struggles of the last seven days of the greatest idol in history - Jesus - is the 2016-17 Broadway Series finale, now through May 28, 2017 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: Watch Scenes from Paramount's Bold and Bloody SWEENEY TODD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2017

bloody well everyone needs to strap themselves in for Paramount Theatre's bold new production of Sweeney Todd-The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Click below to watch scenes from the show!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Paramount Theatre's OKLAHOMA!
by TV - On the Road - Sep 22, 2015

Everything's up to date in Aurora, where nearly 27,000 subscribers (and still counting) have already signed up for the Paramount Theatre's 2015-16 four-show Broadway Musical Series.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences' PINOCCHIO
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2015

The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences is thrilled to present its new production of Marc Robin's classic fairy tale musical PINOCCHIO! Come join us for the story of Pinocchio's eventful journey from wooden puppet to real boy, and delight in the adventures he has along the way. The production is currently in previews and runs through August 2, with a press opening on Saturday, July 11 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of THE WHO'S TOMMY at Aurora's Paramount Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2015

Continuing its rapid ascent to the top of Chicago's musical theater landscape, Aurora's Paramount Theatre follows its smash hits CATS and Mary Poppins withThe Who's Tommy, a story of hope, healing and human spirit, filled with soaring anthems and bursting ballads, mind-exploding images and pulsating dance numbers. Check out a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from GODSPELL at The Marriott Theatre, Opening Tonight!
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2014

The Marriott Theatre presents the Chicagoland premiere of the Broadway Revival of GODSPELL, opening tonight, June 11 and running through August 10 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. GODSPELL was originally conceived and directed by John-Michael Tebelak, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wickedand Pippin. Director and Choreographer Matt Raftery delivers a fresh, organic, intimate production, literally 'illustrating' the parables of the New Testament and bringing its lessons to life on the Marriott stage. The brilliant recent Broadway arrangements and orchestrations will be delivered under the Musical Direction of Ryan T. Nelson. Watch highlights from the production below!