“I find Alan Plado to be a true professional – warm and eager to laugh. Great musicianship, consistent in performance, helpful and easy to work with.” --Rita Rehn, Broadway: Nine (Original company), A Chorus Line (International company), The Producers, The Movie
“Alan is a sweet, musical soul to work with. He is easy to communicate with, and always has a clear picture of how the musical style should best be served. As a music director, he was always consistent and supportive of my singing expressiveness and musicianship. I hope to work with Alan again very soon!” --Jane Seaman, Broadway: The Secret Garden (Original company), Anything Goes (Revival), Big River
“Alan is..a silent genius!”
--Cheryl Freeman, Original Broadway: The Who’s Tommy (Acid Queen), Play On, The Civil War, Showboat, Fame on 42nd
"Plado twinkles and tickles the keys
without a ruffle."
--Paul Lamar, Striking 12,
The Daily Gazette, 12/08
“Music director Alan Plado’s work is superb, as evidenced by the actors’ vocals and the marvelous work of Tex’s band.”
--Donna Mulgrew, Chaps!Backstage West, 9/03
"Alan J. Plado and his five bandmates sound exactly like a honky-tonk pickup band should." Robrt Pela, Always Patsy Cline, New Times, 11/05
"Menopause The Musical is expertly played by the band led by Alan Plado on keyboards."
--The Independent, Menopause The Musical, Ogunquit, Maine, 10/06