BIOGRAPHY

Ivan Rutherford has performed the role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables over 2,300 times on Broadway and national tours. He was honored with the role during the 10th anniversary company in New York, and played alongside Andrea McArdle (original Annie) at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, and Lea Salonga on Broadway in the 20th anniversary Les Miz revival. Ivan was also nominated for Best Actor for his portrayal of Valjean at the First Annual National Broadway Theatre Awards, held at the New York Supper Club in NYC. Some other favorite roles include The Caliph in Kismet, Tony in Westside Story, Lt. Joe Cable in South Pacific (in which he won a Drama-Logue Award) and Officer Charles Lightoller in the Broadway production of Titanic.

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