Sharon Maroney – Producing Artistic Director
Raised in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, Ms. Maroney graduated from Marquette University with a B.A. in Theater Arts in 1980 and spent ten years studying and performing in New York City. She is a member of Actors Equity Association and AFTRA.
Along with her husband, Dan Murphy, Ms. Maroney founded Broadway Rose in 1992. Since that time she has produced over 88 productions and has directed many shows for Broadway Rose including Oklahoma!, Fiddler on the Roof, Bye, Bye Birdie, Phantom, The Will Rogers Follies, A Christmas Survival Guide, and The Gifts of the Magi. She has also directed for Prather Productions and Millbrook Playhouse. Ms. Maroney has written several children’s shows for Broadway Rose and co-wrote the 2005 Broadway Rose holiday show, Broadway Goes Christmas. She continues to perform on stage at Broadway Rose and other local Portland area theaters.
Ms. Maroney has studied non-profit management at Technical Assistance for Community Services since 1996. She is involved with the Westside Cultural Alliance and currently serves on the board of the National Alliance of Musical Theatres (NAMT).
Brenda MacRoberts – Executive Director
Raised in Paso Robles, California, Mrs. MacRoberts started acting in high school. She received her B.A. in Theater Arts from California State University, Fresno, and M.B.A. in Arts Administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California. Brenda joined Broadway Rose Theatre Company in 2010 and brings with her 15 years of non-profit experience and passion for sustaining live musical theater through exposing young people to the art form.
She oversees all business operations and fundraising for the organization and works closely with the board of directors and artistic director to establish and implement strategic goals for keeping high quality musical theater alive and well in the Portland metro area.
Dan Murphy — Founding General Manager
One of 11 children, Mr. Murphy was raised in Larchmont, New York. He met his wife, Sharon Maroney, while performing at a theater in Shamokin Dam, Pennsylvania. Together they founded The Broadway Rose. Since 1992 he has been leading the box office administration and operations of the theater, as well as being responsible for the accounting and bookkeeping.
Mr. Murphy is a member of Actors Equity, AFTRA, and the Screen Actors Guild. He has directed, choreographed, and performed in numerous shows at Broadway Rose including Pirates of Penzance, Hello Dolly!, Once Upon a Mattress, Forever Plaid, Nunsense, and Christmas of Swing. In addition, he has directed and choreographed several award winning shows at other Portland area theaters and was the resident choreographer for the American Classic Voyages cruise line for several seasons.
Mr. Murphy is deeply involved in the community. He works closely with the high school students in the Tigard/Tualatin School District, directing their annual musicals for the past six years, as well as choreographing for Southridge High School. In addition, he is an active member of the Tigard Rotary and the Tigard Chamber of Commerce, serving on the chamber board for three years, one as president.
Alan Anderson – Marketing Director
Emily Dew – Communications Manager
Quimby Lombardozzi – Grants Manager
Alaina Smith – Development Coordinator
Beth Moore – Patron Services Manager
Emma Lubin – Office Manager & Volunteer Coordinator
Vera Rojas – Group Sales Representative
Laura Davies – House Manager
Meghan Newton – Production Coordinator
Bearclaw Hart – Technical Director
Deb Dahling – Production Assistant