Christanna Rowader Archive

How I Got to Play Mother in “Ragtime”

BY CHRISTANNA ROWADER This past May, I played Rapunzel in Into the Woods for 3-D Theatricals, and Rufus Bonds Jr., who was assistant directing, was brought in to play Coalhouse Walker in Ragtime, their

Understudy Angst

BY CHRISTANNA ROWADER This is the story of an understudy. Recently I got a Facebook message from Karen, someone who I worked with during my first year in California who I hadn’t seen since.

An Actor’s Nightmare

By Christanna Rowader One of my most favorite musicals I was blessed enough to perform in was the historically based 1776. I remember when I was prepping for auditions how closely related I felt