was the conductor for the Broadway national tours of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Dirty Dancing, Jersey Boys, Legally Blonde, Elf The Musical, and Memphis. Broadway credits include Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and Kinky Boots. Off-Broadway credits include We’re Still Hot, Just a Matter of Time, The Last Word, and Shooting Star (NYMF). Most recently, Plado was the conductor for Beautiful and A Chorus Line (MGR) and Beautiful (Theatre Aspen). Other regional credits include Ogunquit Playhouse, Alabama Shakespeare, Laguna Playhouse, Mill Mountain Theater, The Phoenix Theatre Company, and Geva Theater. Plado also serves as the Music Supervisor for Menopause The Musical, and internationally he was the music director/arranger for the show on the West End (Shaw Theater) and in Dublin, Ireland. He is a longtime member of AFM (Local 802) musicians’ union. For my Dad.