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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)
Video: Brandon Victor Dixon Opens Up About His New Broadway Gig in CHICAGO VideoVideo: Brandon Victor Dixon Opens Up About His New Broadway Gig in CHICAGO
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 30, 2022

Earlier this month, Brandon Victor Dixon stepped into the role of Billy Flynn at Broadway's Chicago. Now he is telling us all about his new role in this video.

Video: Dominic Fumusa Talks Returning to the Stage in JASPER VideoVideo: Dominic Fumusa Talks Returning to the Stage in JASPER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 28, 2022

Dominic Fumusa is currently starring onstage in the World premiere of Grant MacDermott's play JASPER off-Broadway, directed by Katie McHugh, which opened off-Broadway at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. He's telling us all about his latest gig in this video!

Video: Betty Buckley Gets Ready for Her Return to Cafe Carlyle VideoVideo: Betty Buckley Gets Ready for Her Return to Cafe Carlyle
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 27, 2022

The legendary and Tony Award-winning stage actress/singer Betty Buckley will return to the famed Café Carlyle for five live performances September 27 - October 1, 2022. Watch this video as Betty teases what's in store for her latest gig!

VIDEO: Watch Asi Wind Make Magic in Sneak Peek of INNER CIRCLE VideoVIDEO: Watch Asi Wind Make Magic in Sneak Peek of INNER CIRCLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2022

Asi Wind's Inner Circle plays this fall at The Gym at Judson beginning September 15 with opening night on Sunday, September 18. Wind gave BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge a special sneak peek of the show and you can catch the magic trick in this video!

VIDEO: Montego Glover Talks Stepping Into the Witch's Shoes in INTO THE WOODS VideoVIDEO: Montego Glover Talks Stepping Into the Witch's Shoes in INTO THE WOODS
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 16, 2022

On September 6, Montego Glover was one of seven stars who joined the Broadway cast of Into the Woods. Now she's telling us all about her first performances in this video interview!

VIDEO: Worlds Collide with Two Stars of DEAR EVAN HANSEN- Meet Stephen Christopher An VideoVIDEO: Worlds Collide with Two Stars of DEAR EVAN HANSEN- Meet Stephen Christopher Anthony & Sam Tutty
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 24, 2022

Before both productions of Dear Evan Hansen take their final bows, BroadwayWorld is catching up with not one, but two Evans- Stephen Christopher Anthony, who currently plays the role on Broadway, and Sam Tutty, who stars as Evan in the West End. Watch as both reflect on their journeys to the role, reflect on the musical's incredible legacy, and so much more in this video.

VIDEO: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Celebrate 20 Years of HAIRSPRAY VideoVIDEO: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Celebrate 20 Years of HAIRSPRAY
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 15, 2022

In the latest installment of Backstage with Richard rIdge, Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman reminisce about Hairspray's road to the stage, chat about the musical's legacy, and share tidbits on their latest Broadway-bound project, Some Like It Hot.

VIDEO: NY Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Ce VideoVIDEO: NY Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Celebrates 50 Years
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 13, 2022

The past half-century of the documented history of theatre is on display at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' newest exhibition, Focus Center Stage: 50 Years of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. Watch as Richard Ridge gets a special tour of the exhibition from Patrick and learns more about TOFT's incredible history.

VIDEO: Gabriella Uhl & Jonathan Lengel Talk 13: THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Gabriella Uhl & Jonathan Lengel Talk 13: THE MUSICAL
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 14, 2022

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge sat down with Gabriella Uhl and Jonathan Lengel ahead of the premiere of 13: the Musical to discuss landing their dream roles in the new movie musical. The duo also discussed their favorite moments on set, the importance of representation in the film, and more. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: JD McCrary, Frankie McNellis, & Lindsey Blackwell Talk New Jason Robert Brown  VideoVIDEO: JD McCrary, Frankie McNellis, & Lindsey Blackwell Talk New Jason Robert Brown Songs in 13: THE MUSICAL
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 12, 2022

Richard Ridge sat down with JD McCrary, Frankie McNellis, and Lindsay Blackwell to discuss their favorite moments while filming 13: the Musical. The three rising stars also discussed what it was like debuting three new Jason Robert Brown songs for the new movie musical. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: Debra Messing & Eli Golden Reveal Their Favorite Moments Filming 13: THE MUSIC VideoVIDEO: Debra Messing & Eli Golden Reveal Their Favorite Moments Filming 13: THE MUSICAL
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 13, 2022

Debra Messing and Eli Golden sat down with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to discuss the movie musical. During the interview, the pair disucssed their favorite moments filming the new movie, why Golden was originally 'intimidated' to film with Messing, and why 13: the Musical is the 'perfect movie' right now. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: Erich Bergen is All About His New Broadway Gig in CHICAGO VideoVIDEO: Erich Bergen is All About His New Broadway Gig in CHICAGO
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 12, 2022

Erich Bergen joined the company of Broadway's Chicago earlier this month and he's checking in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to chat about the experience so far.

VIDEO: Meet Two of the Unsung Heroes of INTO THE WOODS, Understudies Jason Forbach &  VideoVIDEO: Meet Two of the Unsung Heroes of INTO THE WOODS, Understudies Jason Forbach & Mary Kate Moore
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 11, 2022

In this video, Into the Woods' Jason Forbach and Mary Kate Moore check in with BroadwayWorld to chat about understudying four roles each. How do they do it? Find out!

VIDEO: What's Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT All About? The Company Explains VideoVIDEO: What's Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT All About? The Company Explains
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 9, 2022

The Broadway company of Leopoldstadt is in rehearsals! Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber, will begin its limited Broadway engagement on Wednesday, September 14 ahead of a Sunday, October 2 opening night at the Longacre Theatre. In this video, watch as Marber and just a few of the 38-member company check in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge as they begin work in the rehearsal room.

VIDEO: Arielle Jacobs and Jake David Smith on Their Fairytale Experience in BETWEEN T VideoVIDEO: Arielle Jacobs and Jake David Smith on Their Fairytale Experience in BETWEEN THE LINES
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 2, 2022

A new musical is enchating audiences off-Broadway! Between the Lines, based on the novel by international bestselling author Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, is now in performances at the Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater. In this video, watch as Arielle Jacobs and Jake David Smith check in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to chat about their histories with the show, finally bringing it to life onstage, and so much more!

VIDEO: T. Oliver Reid Talks Taking Over as HADESTOWN's New Hermes VideoVIDEO: T. Oliver Reid Talks Taking Over as HADESTOWN's New Hermes
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 21, 2022

A new man is singin' a sad song on the road to hell. Just last month, original Broadway cast member T. Oliver Reid officially took over the role of Hermes in Hadestown on Broadway. Watch this video as he checks in straight from his Hadestown dressing room to chat about everything from his rise to the role to what's new with BTC and so much more.

VIDEO: Kate Reinders Teases a New Season of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SER VideoVIDEO: Kate Reinders Teases a New Season of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 26, 2022

Summer is here and all good theatre kids are at theatre camp! In the new season of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, which premieres July 27 on Disney+, the Wildcats head to Camp Shallow Lake. Watch this video as Watch below as Kate Reinders chats with Richard Ridge about what's in store for Miss Jenn this season!

VIDEO: Paulo Szot and Melanie La Barrie Are Shaking Up Shakespeare in & JULIET VideoVIDEO: Paulo Szot and Melanie La Barrie Are Shaking Up Shakespeare in & JULIET
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 31, 2022

Shakespeare is getting a re-write. This fall, & Juliet will finally arrive on Broadway, flipping the script on the greatest love story ever told, to the iconic pop anthems of Max Martin. Two of its stars are Broadway favorite Paulo Szot and direct from the West End, Melanie La Barrie, who play Lance and the Nurse. In this video, catch up with the pair as they continue their run in Toronto and get ready to take the show on the road to New York City.

VIDEO: Betsy Wolfe and Stark Sands Get Ready to Bring & JULIET to Broadway VideoVIDEO: Betsy Wolfe and Stark Sands Get Ready to Bring & JULIET to Broadway
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 24, 2022

& Juliet, the new musical featuring the iconic pop anthems of Max Martin, is due to arrive on Broadway this fall! Two of its stars are Broadway favorites Stark Sands and Betsy Wolfe, who play Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway. In this video, catch up with the pair as they continue their run in Toronto and get ready to take the show on the road to New York City!

VIDEO: STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Is Heading Back to Broadway! VideoVIDEO: STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Is Heading Back to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 15, 2022

Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo makes his long-awaited return to Broadway as 'Jared Kleinman' in the Broadway company of Dear Evan Hansen, the Tony, Grammy and Oliver Award-winning musical now playing at the Music Box Theatre. Watch as Gaten chats with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge about returning to the stage and so much more!

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