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Originally from the Bay Area, Rodd graduated this past year from the Ray Bolger Musical Theatre Program at UCLA’s School of Theater, Film, and Television. Most recently, Rodd played Eddie in “Mamma Mia!” at The Hollywood Bowl, directed by Kathleen Marshall. He additionally performed at the ... (read more)
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Originally from the Bay Area, Rodd graduated this past year from the Ray Bolger Musical Theatre Program at UCLA’s School of Theater, Film, and Television. Most recently, Rodd played Eddie in “Mamma Mia!” at The Hollywood Bowl, directed by Kathleen Marshall. He additionally performed at the ... (read more)
Dark Prophet Productions and the New York Musical Festival Proudly Present MY REAL MOTHERDark Prophet Productions and the New York Musical Festival Proudly Present MY REAL MOTHER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Dark Prophet Productions in association with the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) are ecstatic to present the world premiere of My Real Mother, a new musical with bookmusiclyrics by Riley Thomas based on the book "Open: An Adoption Story in Three Voices" by Alaina O'Connell, Alex Porter and Sara O'Connell. My Real Motherwill play Tuesday, July 30th at 8pm; Thursday, August 1st at 5pm and 9pm; Friday, August 2nd at 1pm; and Sunday, August 4th at 6pm; at the Alice Griffin Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W. 42nd St.) Tickets begin at $31.50 and are available at www.nymf.org or by calling 212-352-3101. (more...)

Jessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Summer ConferenceJessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Summer Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

Roger Bean's Award-Winning LIFE COULD BE A DREAM Runs at ICTRoger Bean's Award-Winning LIFE COULD BE A DREAM Runs at ICT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

SH-BOOM! Meet fledgling doo-wop singing group the Crooning Crabcakes as they prepare to enter the Big Whopper Radio contest and realize their dreams of making it to the big time, International City Theatre opens its 34th season with the delightful, award-winning jukebox musicalLife Could Be A Dream, written and created by Roger Bean. Directed byJamie Torcellini and with musical direction by Bill Wolfe, performances take place Feb. 22 through March 10 at ICT's home in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for Feb. 20 and Feb. 21.  (more...)

Roger Bean's Award-Winning LIFE COULD BE A DREAM Runs at ICTRoger Bean's Award-Winning LIFE COULD BE A DREAM Runs at ICT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

SH-BOOM! Meet fledgling doo-wop singing group the Crooning Crabcakes as they prepare to enter the Big Whopper Radio contest and realize their dreams of making it to the big time, International City Theatre opens its 34th season with the delightful, award-winning jukebox musicalLife Could Be A Dream, written and created by Roger Bean. Directed byJamie Torcellini and with musical direction by Bill Wolfe, performances take place Feb. 22 through March 10 at ICT's home in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for Feb. 20 and Feb. 21.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at The Argyle TheatreBWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at The Argyle Theatre
by Anthony Hazzard & Scott Stolzenberg - Nov 19, 2018

Ring them bells! Director Evan Pappas' lavish production of 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame' is the newest spectacle at The Argyle Theatre at Babylon Village and crowds are flocking to the timeless tale based on the Victor Hugo novel. A youthful troop of multitalented professionals tell the familiar story of the sensitive monster banished from society who charms its way into those with accepting and loving hearts. No not Elphaba from Wicked nor Shrek or The Elephant Man, but Quasimodo, the underdog locked in the cathedral who spends his life dreaming of a better one. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Argyle Theatre's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAMEPhoto Flash: First Look at the Argyle Theatre's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Let the bells peal!  Ring in the holidays with a classic tale.  Long Island's newest theatrical venue The Argyle Theatre (Mark and Dylan Perlman, Managing Partners; Evan Pappas, Artistic Director) presents the musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame, based on the novel by Victor Hugo and songs from the Disney film originally developed by Disney Theatrical Productions, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and book by Peter Parnell.  Performances began November 8, 2018 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 30, 2018 at The Argyle Theatre (34 West Main Street, Babylon, Long Island).   Opening Night is TONIGHT, Saturday evening, November 10, 2018 at 8:00PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Opens at The Argyle TheatrePhoto Coverage: HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Opens at The Argyle Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 11, 2018

Let the bells peal! Ring in the holidays with a classic tale. The Argyle Theatre presents the musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame, based on the novel by Victor Hugo and songs from the Disney film originally developed by Disney Theatrical Productions, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and book by Peter Parnell. The show officially opened on November 10, and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos below! (more...)

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Begins Performance Tomorrow at Argyle TheatreTHE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Begins Performance Tomorrow at Argyle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Let the bells peal! Ring in the holidays with a classic tale. The Argyle Theatre presents the musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame, based on the novel by Victor Hugo and songs from the Disney film originally developed by Disney Theatrical Productions, with music by Alan Menkin, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and book by Peter Parnell. (more...)

Colin Anderson and Gina Naomi Baez to Lead Argyle's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAMEColin Anderson and Gina Naomi Baez to Lead Argyle's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Let the bells peal!  Ring in the holidays with a classic tale.  Long Island's newest theatrical venue The Argyle Theatrepresents the musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame, based on the novel by Victor Hugo and songs from the Disney film originally developed by Disney Theatrical Productions, with music by Alan Menkin, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and book by Peter Parnell. (more...)

BWW Review: Flashy New Production of CABARET High-Kicks Into La Mirada TheatreBWW Review: Flashy New Production of CABARET High-Kicks Into La Mirada Theatre
by Michael Quintos - Jan 23, 2018

Despite my well-earned affection for the Tony-winning 1998 Roundabout Theatre Company production of the classic Kander and Ebb Broadway classic CABARET, I still found myself vigorously entertained by McCoy Rigby Entertainment's flashy and buoyant new 2018 regional production of this theatrical staple, under the solid direction of Larry Carpenter and featuring spectacular musical performances from its lead cast. This deliciously bawdy but at times sneakily ominous musical continues performances at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts through February 11, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CABARET at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing ArtsPhoto Flash: First Look at CABARET at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the third show of its 2017-2018 season (and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre) with CABARET, book by Joe Masteroff (based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood), music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb with musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Larry Carpenter. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre to 'Willkommen' Kander & Ebb's CABARET This WinterLa Mirada Theatre to 'Willkommen' Kander & Ebb's CABARET This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the third show of its 2017-2018 season (and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre) with CABARET, book by Joe Masteroff (based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood), music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb with musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Larry Carpenter. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre to 'Willkommen' Kander & Ebb's CABARET This WinterLa Mirada Theatre to 'Willkommen' Kander & Ebb's CABARET This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the third show of its 2017-2018 season (and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre) with CABARET, book by Joe Masteroff (based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood), music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb with musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Larry Carpenter. (more...)

CINDERELLA's Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana to Host 2013 Jimmy Awards Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013

The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) is pleased to announce that 62 finalists selected from tens of thousands of students will compete for the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress, scholarships and other honors at an event on Broadway to be hosted by the Tony Award-nominated stars of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Laura Osnes (Cinderella) and Santino Fontana (the Prince). The fifth annual performance showcase featuring dynamic ensemble and solo performances exclusively from the musical theater cannon will take place on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre (200 W. 45th St). (more...)

CINDERELLA's Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana Host 2013 Jimmy Awards Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013

The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) previously announced that 62 finalists selected from tens of thousands of students will compete for the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress, scholarships and other honors at an event on Broadway to be hosted by the Tony Award-nominated stars of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Laura Osnes (Cinderella) and Santino Fontana (the Prince). The fifth annual performance showcase featuring dynamic ensemble and solo performances exclusively from the musical theater cannon will take place tonight, July 1, 2013 at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre (200 W. 45th St). (more...)

CINDERELLA's Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana to Host 2013 Jimmy Awards; Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) is pleased to announce that 62 finalists selected from tens of thousands of students will compete for the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress, scholarships and other honors at an event on Broadway to be hosted by the Tony Award-nominated stars of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Laura Osnes (Cinderella) and Santino Fontana (the Prince). The fifth annual performance showcase featuring dynamic ensemble and solo performances exclusively from the musical theater cannon will take place on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre (200 W. 45th St). (more...)

San Jose's 2013 Bay Area High School Musical 'Top Honor' Awards Winners Announced
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

San Jose Stage Company and Broadway San Jose are pleased to announce the winners of the Bay Area High School Musical Theatre Awards. Two Bay Area students, Rodd Fahardi from Los Gatos High School and Myha'la Herrold from Archbishop Mitty High School, were also chosen for Outstanding Performance by an Actor and Actress in a musical to participate in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards: 2013 JIMMY Awards, where they will perform at The Minskoff Theatre, the Broadway stage that currently houses The Lion King. (more...)

SJStage Hosts 2013 Bay Area HS Musical Theartre Stage Top Honor Awards Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

San Jose Stage Company hosts the 2013 Bay Area High School Musical Theatre Stage Top Honor Awards tonight, June 3. (more...)

SJStage Announces 2013 Bay Area HS Musical Theartre Stage Top Honor Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

San Jose Stage Company has announced the nominations for the 2013 Bay Area High School Musical Theatre Stage Top Honor Awards. (more...)