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Richard Ridge

 
Bio:
Richard Ridge fell in love with the theatre at the age of five when he went through his parents record cabinet and stumbled upon their original cast album collection and the rest is history.He has toured the world as a performer and for the past twenty years he has been the host of the television ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Richard Ridge fell in love with the theatre at the age of five when he went through his parents record cabinet and stumbled upon their original cast album collection and the rest is history.He has toured the world as a performer and for the past twenty years he has been the host of the television ... (read complete bio)
Wake Up With BWW 6/27: Sutton Foster Out of THE MUSIC MAN Due to COVID-19, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/27: Sutton Foster Out of THE MUSIC MAN Due to COVID-19, and More
by - Jun 27, 2022

Today's top stories include Sutton Foster missing performances of The Music Man due to testing positive for COVID-19. Audrey Cardwell and Kathy Voutko will cover the role of Marion Paroo while she is out. Plus, check out videos from West End LIVE, featuring Six, Heathers, Bonnie & Clyde, and more!

VIDEO: Meet the HADESTOWN Tour's New Orpheus- Chibueze Ihuoma Photo VIDEO: Meet the HADESTOWN Tour's New Orpheus- Chibueze Ihuoma
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 26, 2022

There's a new Orpheus coming to a town near you! Chibueze Ihuoma, previously an understudy in the national tour of Hadestown, just officially took over the role during its residence in San Francisco. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is chatting with Ihuoma about how he got the part, what his Orpheus is like, and so much more!

Wake Up With BWW 6/21: Emma Pittman Extends in CHICAGO, Cynthia Erivo Visits WICKED,  Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/21: Emma Pittman Extends in CHICAGO, Cynthia Erivo Visits WICKED, and More!
by - Jun 21, 2022

Today's top stories include Emma Pittman extending her run in Chicago on Broadway, Cynthia Erivo stops by Wicked, and more! Plus, Between the Lines cancels off-Broadway performances due to COVID-19, and more.

VIDEO: TITANIQUE Gets Ready to Make Waves Off Broadway Photo VIDEO: TITANIQUE Gets Ready to Make Waves Off Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2022

The company of Titanique met the press last week aboard The Frying Pan, where they gave a special sneak peek of 'My Heart Will Go On,' 'To Love You More,' and more. Watch as Richard Ridge chats with the cast about what to expect from the irreverent new musical!

VIDEO: Jade Anouka Is Bringing HEART to New York City Photo VIDEO: Jade Anouka Is Bringing HEART to New York City
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 20, 2022

Directed by Ola Ince, the world premiere production on Heart began performances on July 9 with an official opening set for Sunday, July 17 at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Audible's creative home for live performances in New York. BroadwayWorld is checking in with Jade Anouka ahead of opening night!

VIDEO: Brian Stokes Mitchell is Sharing 'Songs and Stories' on Backstage Live! Photo VIDEO: Brian Stokes Mitchell is Sharing 'Songs and Stories' on Backstage Live!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 16, 2022

Two-time Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will return to Feinstein's/54 Below from June 20-25 for his show, Songs and Stories, as part of the Diamond Series. Watch as he chats with BroadwayWorld about what to expect from shows and discusses recent changes at the newly minted Entertainment Community Fund, for which he serves as Chairman. 

Photos: Alfie Allen Receives Portrait at Sardis Photo Photos: Alfie Allen Receives Portrait at Sardis
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 16, 2022

Alfie Allen recently received his portrait at Sardi's! Check out the photos here!

Photos: Go Inside the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards Photo Photos: Go Inside the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 15, 2022

Check out photos from this year's Drama Desk Awards. 

Photos: Jennifer Simard Receives Her Portrait at Sardi's Photo Photos: Jennifer Simard Receives Her Portrait at Sardi's
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 13, 2022

Just recently, Jennifer Simard celebrated receiving a coveted portrait at Sardi's. During the unveiling, Simard was surrounded by her friends, including her castmates from Company.

VIDEO: Darren Criss & Julianne Hough on Hosting The Tony Awards: Act One Photo VIDEO: Darren Criss & Julianne Hough on Hosting The Tony Awards: Act One
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2022

Criss and Hough will host 'The Tony Awards: Act One,' one hour of exclusive content streaming live, only on Paramount+. The pair discussed preparing for the ceremony while simultaneously starring in Broadway shows, how they feel representing the Broadway community, and teased what audiences can expect from their opening number.

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose on Hosting the 75th Annual Tony Awards Photo VIDEO: Ariana DeBose on Hosting the 75th Annual Tony Awards
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2022

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge sat down with Ariana DeBose to discuss hosting the 75th Annual Tony Awards this Sunday, June 12. DeBose discussed the rehearsal process for the ceremony, what audiences can expect from the performances, why she's 'terrified' to host, and more.

VIDEO: Tony Nominee Rob McClure on MRS. DOUBTFIRE- 'Every Single Second Was Worth It' Photo VIDEO: Tony Nominee Rob McClure on MRS. DOUBTFIRE- 'Every Single Second Was Worth It'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2022

Mrs. Doubtfire might have already taken its final bow, but the legacy of the show lives on this awards season in the Tony-nominated performance from its leading man- Rob McClure.

VIDEO: Michael Oberholtzer on His Tony Nomination- 'Whatever Happens Is a Win' Photo VIDEO: Michael Oberholtzer on His Tony Nomination- 'Whatever Happens Is a Win'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2022

Michael Oberholtzer might play the most controversial character in Second Stage's revival of Take Me Out, but there is nothing controversial about his performance, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play. 

VIDEO: How FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes Tapped His Way to a Tony Nomination Photo VIDEO: How FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes Tapped His Way to a Tony Nomination
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2022

Nick Arnstein might get all of Fanny's love, but this Broadway season, the Tony Awards are all about Eddie Ryan. Jared Grimes makes his Broadway musical debut in the hit revival of Funny Girl- a performance for which he was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical.

VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Opens Up About Embracing the Power of PARADISE SQUARE Photo VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Opens Up About Embracing the Power of PARADISE SQUARE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2022

Immediately following a nomination for her work in Slave Play, Joaquina Kalukango is a Tony nominee once again- this time, for her standing ovation-earning performance in Paradise Sqaure. 

VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson on (Finally!) Being Invited to the Tonys Party Photo VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson on (Finally!) Being Invited to the Tonys Party
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2022

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been a treasured member of the Broadway community since his debut in the 1998 revival on On the Town. This season he returns to the stage as 'Mason' in Second Stage's revival of Take Me Out, in a performance which has earned him a career first- a Tony nomination!

VIDEO: Tony Nominee Ruben Santiago-Hudson Opens Up About Making History with LACKAWAN Photo VIDEO: Tony Nominee Ruben Santiago-Hudson Opens Up About Making History with LACKAWANNA BLUES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2022

Ruben Santiago-Hudson is Broadway's jack of all trades this season. Not only did he direct MTC's Tony-nominated Skeleton Crew, but he wrote, directed and starred in Lackwanna Blues- the latter of which earned him a Tony nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play.

VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Says Her Tony Nomination 'Wasn't Even on [Her] Dreamboard!' Photo VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Says Her Tony Nomination 'Wasn't Even on [Her] Dreamboard!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2022

One of the seven reasons that audiences are on their feet every night at the Shubert Theatre is Rachel Dratch, who is up for her very first Tony Award for her hysterical performance in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. 

VIDEO: Meet MOULIIN ROUGE!'s New Stars- Derek Klena & Ashley Loren! Photo VIDEO: Meet MOULIIN ROUGE!'s New Stars- Derek Klena & Ashley Loren!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 3, 2022

Richard Ridge catches up with Moulin Rouge!'s newest stars Ashley Loren and Derek Klena, as they discuss what it's been like sharing the stage with one another, what they remember from their first performances as Satine and Christian, and much more!

VIDEO: Skylar Astin is Suddenly the New Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo VIDEO: Skylar Astin is Suddenly the New Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2022

A new Seymour is in town! Just last week, award-winning film, television, and Broadway star Skylar Astin took over in the three-time Best Musical Revival Award-winning production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and now he talks about playing the role for the first time in a special interview.

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