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Welcome to the Musical Theatre Division

The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music celebrates 30 years of housing the Musical Theatre Division!

Our largest undergraduate program, the Musical Theatre degree focuses on making our students complete performers: singers, actors, and dancers. Graduates go on to perform in regional theatre, on and off Broadway, and with regional and national touring companies.

The Theatre Songs of Leonard Bernstein

2018 Millennium Stage Musical Revue






Recent Productions


  • Kiss Me, Kate
  • Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson



  • Into the Woods
  • The Most Happy Fella







  • All in the Timing
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie


  • Sunday in the Park with George
  • Sweeney Todd


  • Our Town
  • Evita


  • Candide
  • Grand Hotel


  • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Pirates of Penzance


Lecture With Creator of Avenue Q, Jeff Marx

Before leaving for spring break, students of the Musical Theatre program had the opportunity to attend a lecture with Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist Jeff Marx, best known for being the co-creator and co-writer of the Broadway musical Avenue Q. Read More.

Concert Review: 'Bernstein at 100...' in collaboration with Arena Stage

The music of this inspiring and gifted person is featured in the concert “Bernstein at 100: The Theater Songs of Leonard Bernstein,” performed by the Catholic University of America Musical Theatre Division in collaboration with Arena Stage. Read More.


Tim Rogan returns to DC in The Pajama Game

Musical Theatre Alum, Tim Rogan, (2011) makes his debut at Arena Stage this October as Sid Sorkin in The Pajama Game, directed by Shakespeare Theatre’s Alan Paul (CUA Man of La Mancha) and choreographed by Broadway Choreographer and Arena Stage favorite, Parker Esse (CUA Finian’s Rainbow). Read More.


Alumni Spotlight on Dancer/Choreographer Jesse Miller

Jesse Miller (Palmer), MT Class of 2008, is excited to be currently assisting Broadway Director and Choreographer Parker Esse (CUA Finian’s Rainbow) on an extensive revival of Stephen Schwartz and Charles Strouse's Rags at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, CT.  Read More.