Christanna-Rowader-2017 Actress Christanna Rowader, originally from Chicago, is an LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award winner for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for her role as Mother in Ragtime. Ms. Rowader debuted the much-acclaimed Stephen Schwartz show, Magic to Do on The Emerald Princess Cruise Line, which she performed for audiences around the world. Rowader’s filmography includes: “Real Patti” in My Crazy Ex (TV series), “Beth” in Blood Relatives (TV series), “Kim/Red Flame” in Non-Super Steve (Short), and “Herself” in The Movie Guys (TV Series). Her musicals include: “Abigail Adams” in 1776, “Rapunzel” in Into the Woods, “Grace Farrell” in Annie, “Christine Colgate” in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, “Marian Paroo” in The Music Man, “Guenevere” in Camelot, “Luisa” in The Fantasticks, “Mother” in Ragtime, Sondheim On Sondheim, “Fortune Teller” in Side Show, “Doris Walker” in Miracle on 34th Street The Musical, “Alice” in Alice in Wonderland, “The White Witch” in Narnia, Cinderella, and The Sound of Music. Ms. Rowader has played in numerous theatrical productions throughout Arizona, and many times as guest soloist with the Prescott Pops Symphony. Her most recent roles have been “Aldonza” in Man of La Mancha with Sierra Repertoiry Theater, CA and the role of “Mother” in Ragtime with Candlelight Pavillion Dinner Theater in Claremont, CA.
Ms. Rowader has lived in the L.A. area since 2009.

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