Stephanie J. Block to Join Jason Robert Brown for Vulture Festival's THE ART OF SONGWRITING, 5/10-11
Jason Robert Brown, the Broadway composer just nominated for two Tony Awards for The Bridges of Madison County, in conversation with New York magazine theater critic Jesse Green about composing for musicals-and playing and singing some of his tunes with Stephanie J. Block.
Stephanie J. Block has been recently nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical for the role of Sheryl Hoover in the 2econd Stage production of LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE this season. Audiences may also recognize her for her portrayal of Judy Bernly in 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL, Elphaba in the Broadway Company of WICKED, Grace O'Malley in THE PIRATE QUEEN and Liza Minnelli opposite Hugh Jackman in THE BOY FROM OZ. Stephanie also starred in the First Nat'l Touring Company of WICKED as Elphaba for which she won the 2006 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Actress. Some of her regional credits include FUNNY GIRL , CRAZY FOR YOU (L.A. Ovation Award Nominee), OLIVER (Critics Award-Best Actress), James Joyce's THE DEAD, TRIUMPH OF LOVE , THE GRASS HARP, SOUTH PACIFIC, WILL ROGERS FOLLIES and the World Premiere of WICKED. Her voice can be heard on a number of cast recordings as well as numerous commercial jingles.
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