THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Tony Winner Roger Bart Shares His Cherished Theatregoing Experiences

By Andrew Gans
February 2, 2012

Playbill.com's new feature series, Their Favorite Things, asks members of the theatre community to share ten of the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience.

This week we spotlight the choices of Roger Bart (The Producers, Young Frankenstein and a Tony Award winner for You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown), who is currently starring opposite Bradley Whitford and Michael O'Keefe in the Pasadena Playhouse production of Yasmina Reza's Tony-winning play Art, which continues through Feb. 19. [For tickets and information, call (626) 356-7529 or visit www.PasadenaPlayhouse.org.]



Kevin Chamberlin in Dirty Blonde.

 

"Watching a close friend blow you away--nothing like it."

 

 

Colleen Dewhurst in Long Day's Journey Into Night.

 

 Pictured with Jason Robards.

 

 

Gary Beach in The Producers.

 

"The greatest scene partner I will ever have."

 

Matthew Broderick in How to Succeed in Business...

 

"I will never forget how hard he made me laugh just walking across the stage."

 

 

Bill Irwin and David Shiner in Fool Moon.

 

"Made me happy for days."

 

 

The entire company of Pina Bausch's Carnations and Rite of Spring.

 

"The most creative and ingenious work I have ever seen."

 

 

Jennifer Ehle in The Real Thing.

 

"... Lived up to its title."

 

 

The entire cast of Cirque du Soleil - Nouvelle Experience.

 

"Felt like I was home for the first time."

 

 

Chandra Wilson in The Good Times Are Killing Me.

 

"Profoundly beautiful performance and play."

 

Victoria Clark in The Light in the Piazza.

 

"Perfection."