Rod Thomas biography
At Writers Theatre: Arcadia, She Loves Me
Chicago credits include: Jeff in Brigadoon (Goodman Theatre), Javert in Les Miserables (Paramount Theatre), Dan in Next to Normal, The Game’s Afoot, Hairspray, Sugar, Barefoot in the Park, Big – The Musical (Drury Lane Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The People vs. Friar Laurence (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), City of Angels, Mary Poppins, White Christmas, Guys and Dolls (Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire), as well as work with Court Theatre, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Light Opera Works and Theatre at the Center. Mr. Thomas was a standby for Scar and Pumbaa in Disney’s The Lion King for the Broadway, National Tour and Las Vegas companies. His television appearances include: Chicago Fire (NBC). A recipient of Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Award, Mr. Thomas is a graduate of Northwestern University and a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.
[Bio as of February 2016]