River von Waldron
River von Waldron (they/he) is an actor, singer, playwright, poet, composer, and musician all wrapped in one. Recently, they were part of the understudy cast of the Arden Theatre Company's "Into The Woods" as U/S Rapunzel's Prince/Florinda/Harp. Their musical, "GHOST TOWN: The Musical" (Book, Lyrics, Music) premiered as a staged reading in the 2022 Polyphone Festival of New and Emerging Musicals. The concept album for this musical premiered online as part of the 2021 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Their one act play, "THREE SCORPIONS WALK INTO A BAR" premiered in StageQ's First Annual CapitalQ Festival in 2022. Their play "coop: the lesbian chicken play" premiered as part of WYOpen Stages at the University of Wyoming, where they were hosted as a guest playwright and lecturer, in September, 2022. In the music realm, his first single, "dusk", co-written and produced with collaborator Randy Louise, released in August, 2022. The music video for "dusk", which he conceived and directed, premiered in September, 2022. You can read his plays on New Play Exchange.
They are a life-long learner, a lover of the color green, and currently live in Philadelphia, PA, with their bunny, Fauna.
Training: The University of the Arts, Ira Brind School of Theatre Arts - BFA Musical Theatre.
- NYC/Tri-State Area
Interested in touring?
- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Theatrical Composer (Music only)
- Theatrical Lyricist
- Theatrical Bookwriter
- Bass - Double/Electric
- Guitar - acoustic
- Guitar - electric