Rebecca Teran as Kate & Josh Stenseth as Eddie



Ripper to have Midwest premiere at Roosevelt University in Chicago

The show will be performed at the O'Mally Theater under the direction of Ray Frewen on November 14-17. Save the date!! Read more here.


Ripper honored with 7 PAMTAs!


The Portland Area Musical Theater Awards were held on June 18, and the show took home top honors for:


Original Show

Original Score - Duane Nelsen

Original Song - “Someone Who’d Kill for Me”

Musical Direction - Alan D. Lytle

Featured Female Actor - Rebecca Teran

Set Design - Gene Dent

Lighting Design - Gene Dent


THANK YOU to everyone involved!!


Portland Area Musical Theater Award Nominations Announced


Ripper has topped the list for the local Portland awards, with nominations in 11 categories—more than any other show. The awards will be presented at the Portland Center for the Performing Arts on June 18, 2012. A huge THANK YOU to the Portland theater community for their support of the show and this honor.


Outstanding Original Show

Outstanding Original Score - Duane Nelsen

Outstanding Original Song - “Someone Who’d Kill for Me”

Outstanding Direction - Abe Reybold

Outstanding Musical Direction - Alan D. Lytle

Outstanding Featured Female Actor - Rebecca Teran

Outstanding Set Design - Gene Dent

Outstanding Lighting Design - Gene Dent

Outstanding Costume Design - Shana Targosz

Outstanding Sound Design - Dan Hallberg

Outstanding Orchestrations - Duane Nelsen



Original Cast CD Released


On August 15, we recorded an original cast CD with all of the performers from the Broadway Rose premiere production.


Order yours now!



Run ends at Broadway Rose


The Broadway Rose production had its final performance on Sunday, Aug. 21. Our thanks goes out to the thousands of Portland patrons who joined us for the first full production! Their feedback is helping shape the future of the show, and we’re very excited about the next incarnation.



The buzz is starting for the World Premiere! Broadway Rose Theatre Company Presents RIPPER opening August 4



Broadway World



World Premiere Opening Set for August 4, 2011


The wait is over! The world premiere of Ripper will take place at the 600-seat Broadway Rose Theatre outside Portland, Oregon. Opening night is August 4, 2011



Casting announced for NAMT Festival of New Musicals


The Ripper cast will include Elena Shaddow (The Light in the Piazza), Jen Babiak (Fiddler on the Roof), Liz McCartney (Taboo, South Pacific), Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde), Cyrilla Baer (Adding Machine), Neal Benari (Aida), Joan Hess (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Eric William Morris (Mamma Mia!), Bruce Winant (Ragtime), Ivan Rutherford (Titanic), Michael Kadin Craig (Altar Boyz), and Katie Thompson.





Ripper to be presented at the 2009 NAMT Festival of New Musicals


Ripper was selected by the National Alliance for Musical Theatre for the 21st annual Festival of New Musicals that will take place October 19-20, 2009 in NYC. Learn more about the festival at the NAMT website. More details to come soon.






Premier NYC Reading - One Night Only!


On March 19, 2007 the first commercial reading of Ripper was held at New World Stages in NYC with a cast headed by Annie Golden.