Malcolm Ruhl | Goodman Theatre

Artist Bio

Malcolm Ruhl

Malcolm Ruhl

(Bio as of October 2017)

Malcolm Ruhl returns to Goodman Theatre for his 13th season of A Christmas Carol. Other Goodman credits include Ain’t Misbehavin’ (musical director) and Floyd and Clea Under the Western Sky. A seven-time Jeff Award nominee for musical direction, Mr. Ruhl’s Chicago music direction credits include Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash (Mercury Theater and Theatre at the Center); Hank Williams: Lost Highway at American Blues Theater (Jeff Award); Hairspray, Pump Boys and Dinettes and Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story at Drury Lane Theatre; Eastland at Lookingglass Theatre Company; Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Oklahoma! at American Theater Company; Grease at Theatre at the Center; Woody Guthrie’s American Song (Jeff Award), Blues in the Night and Smoke on the Mountain at Northlight Theatre; Pump Boys and Dinettes at the Apollo and Forum theaters; Big River at Apple Tree Theatre and Million Dollar Quartet (musical coordinator) at the Apollo Theatre. Orchestration credits include Heart of Spain, The Original Grease and re-orchestrations of A Little Night Music for Writers Theatre and Oklahoma! for American Theater Company. Mr. Ruhl appeared in the Broadway production of Pump Boys and Dinettes and in the five-year run at Chicago’s Apollo Theatre. He maintains a teaching and recording studio in Elk Grove Village. MalcolmRuhl.com

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  • A Christmas Carol Rehearsal Photos
  • A Christmas Carol Rehearsal Photos
  • A Christmas Carol Rehearsal Photos
  • A Christmas Carol Production Photos