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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)
VIDEO: Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton & Reed Birney Talk MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richa Photo VIDEO: Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton & Reed Birney Talk MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 23, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with stage and screen favorites Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton and Reed Birney, who star in Mass- in theaters this October.

VIDEO: Meet the Leading Ladies of the SUMMER National Tour on Backstage LIVE with Ric Photo VIDEO: Meet the Leading Ladies of the SUMMER National Tour on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 23, 2021

The North American Tour of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical will return to the road with technical rehearsals in York, PA at the Pullo Center, followed by an official tour opening night in Pittsburgh, PA at the Benedum Center on November 16, 2021 (November 16-21, 2021). The tour will then visit more than 40 cities for the 2021-22 touring season.

VIDEO: Fran Kranz Talks MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Fran Kranz Talks MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 22, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with Broadway veteran Fran Kranz, who is making his film directorial and screenwriting debut with Mass- in theaters this October.

Wake Up With BWW 9/13: Inside FROZEN Opening Night, the Making of WICKED, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/13: Inside FROZEN Opening Night, the Making of WICKED, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021

Today's top stories: Go inside opening night of Frozen in London, plus hear about the making of Wicked from Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and more!

VIDEO: Eureka! Talks WOMEN BEHIND BARS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch No Photo VIDEO: Eureka! Talks WOMEN BEHIND BARS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 12, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with star of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, Eureka!, who is now starring in Women Behind Bars, now available to stream on www.broadwayhd.com.

VIDEO: Jonathan Wysocki, Nico Greetham & Nick Pugliese Talk DRAMARAMA on Backstage LI Photo VIDEO: Jonathan Wysocki, Nico Greetham & Nick Pugliese Talk DRAMARAMA on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 11, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with Jonathan Wysocki, Nico Greetham and Nick Pugliese about DRAMARAMA- the coming-of-age comedy and love letter to theatre geeks, which  is now available to by or rent!

Industry Pro Newsletter: New Leadership Models, The Nutcracker, and New York, New Yor Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: New Leadership Models, The Nutcracker, and New York, New York
by Alex Freeman - Sep 7, 2021

Congratulations to the companies of Hadestown and Waitress becoming the latest shows to open up on Broadway. If you haven't seen either André de Shields leading the Hadestown final dress audience in New York, New York or the Waitress casts post-bow tribute to Nick Cordero, make sure to check those out and get your tissues ready. Below, we've also got stories about a new gun law in Texas (and its impact on arts organizations), the impacts of long covid on performers, and new leadership models that are emerging for theatre companies.

VIDEO: BURNING MAN's Max Crumm and Tally Sessions Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard R Photo VIDEO: BURNING MAN's Max Crumm and Tally Sessions Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 26, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with Max Crumm and Tally Sessions, who star in Burning Man: The Musical- a new musical comedy, available on Broadway on Demand beginning on August 27th.

Wake Up With BWW 8/26: COME FROM AWAY Film On Pause, THE KARATE KID Pre-Broadway, and Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/26: COME FROM AWAY Film On Pause, THE KARATE KID Pre-Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2021

Today's top stories: the film adaptation of Come From Away has been paused due to COVID-19, The Karate Kid announces pre-Broadway world premiere, and more!

VIDEO: Joshua Henry Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Joshua Henry Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 25, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with Joshua Henry, who will bring Broadway to the Hamptons tomorrow, August 26, with Broadway Out East.

Wake Up With BWW 8/18: Adam Pascal and Olivia Valli to Lead PRETTY WOMAN Tour, and Mo Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/18: Adam Pascal and Olivia Valli to Lead PRETTY WOMAN Tour, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2021

Today's top stories: Adam Pascal and Olivia Valli will lead the upcoming tour of Pretty Woman: The Musical, Escape to Margaritaville will return on tour this month, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 8/12: Beanie Feldstein Will Lead Broadway Revival of FUNNY GIRL, TON Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/12: Beanie Feldstein Will Lead Broadway Revival of FUNNY GIRL, TONY AWARDS Info, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2021

Today's top stories: Beanie Feldstein will lead Funny Girl revival, Tony Awards information, and more!

VIDEO: Brandon Victor Dixon Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Brandon Victor Dixon Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 11, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Brandon Victor Dixon, who will bring Broadway to the Hamptons tomorrow, August 12, with Broadway Out East.

MARK WILLIAM: COME CROON WITH ME to Play Feinstein's at Hotel Carmichael in Carmel Photo MARK WILLIAM: COME CROON WITH ME to Play Feinstein's at Hotel Carmichael in Carmel
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 30, 2021

Mark William hits the stage like a lighting bolt! Putting his own unique, youthful spin on golden age crooner styling, Mark performs a collection of timeless tunes from Broadway and The Great American Songbook, including such iconic songs as Come Fly With Me, Moon River, and Over the Rainbow.

Wake Up With BWW 7/28: New WEST SIDE STORY Movie Trailer, WICKED Tour to Resume Next  Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/28: New WEST SIDE STORY Movie Trailer, WICKED Tour to Resume Next Week, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

Today's top stories: check out the new trailer for the West Side Story film, the Wicked tour will be the first to reopen when it resumes next week, and more!

Virtual Theatre This Week: July 19-25, 2021- with First Date, Next on Stage: Dance Ed Photo Virtual Theatre This Week: July 19-25, 2021- with First Date, Next on Stage: Dance Edition, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 19, 2021

This week (July 19-25) in live streaming: First Date airs on Stellar, Next on Stage: Dance Edition Season 2 continues with the Top 15, Laura Bell Bundy teaches a master class, and so much more!

VIDEO: Broadway Goes to the Hamptons with Broadway Out East on Backstage LIVE with Ri Photo VIDEO: Broadway Goes to the Hamptons with Broadway Out East on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 16, 2021

Watch as he chats with Jessica Vosk, Elizabeth Stanley, Mary-Mitchell Campbell, and Justin Smith- part of the team that will bring Broadway to the Hamptons this summer with Broadway Out East. Calissa's Their Water Mill hotspot (1020 Montauk Highway) will host a series of performances by some of Broadway’s most talented stars.

Wake Up With BWW 7/15: IS THIS A ROOM and DANA H. Set Broadway Returns, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/15: IS THIS A ROOM and DANA H. Set Broadway Returns, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2021

Today's top stories: Is This a Room and Dana H. will perform in repertory on Broadway this fall. Plus, check out the new documentary 'On Broadway' featuring ‚Äč Lin-Manuel Miranda, Patti LuPone, Viola Davis, and more!

Virtual Theatre This Week: July 12-18, 2021- with The Jimmy Awards, Next on Stage: Da Photo Virtual Theatre This Week: July 12-18, 2021- with The Jimmy Awards, Next on Stage: Dance Edition, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 12, 2021

This week (July 12-18) in live streaming: it's Encores! week at Stars in the House, Next on Stage: Dance Edition Season 2 kicks off, the Jimmy Awards are back, and so much more!

Wake Up With BWW 7/12: Nick Jonas Begins JERSEY BOYS Tech, Meet the Jimmy Award Nomin Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/12: Nick Jonas Begins JERSEY BOYS Tech, Meet the Jimmy Award Nominees, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2021

Today's top stories: watch Nick Jonas' video from the first Jersey Boys tech rehearsal, meet the Jimmy Award nominees and more!

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