STAGE TUBE: NEWSical's Christine Pedi Channels Liza Minnelli in 'Even More Sh*t Liza Minnelli Says'
Broadway buffs may recognize Christine for her long association with Forbidden Broadway and her daily radio show, The Broadway Breakfast, on Sirius Radio; Pedi can be seen in NEWSical The Musical (currently featuring Saturday Night Live's Cheri Oteri through December 30th) as well as her annual holiday show, "There's No Bizzness Like Snow Bizness", at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. "Snow Bizzness" plays Sun Dec 16th at 1pm, Mon Dec 17, Tue Dec 18 & Thu Dec 27 @ 10:30pm.
Christine Pedi has earned a Drama Desk nomination, an LA Ovation Award, and has appeared in companies of Forbidden Broadway. She made her Broadway debut in the revival of Little Me and was seen (and heard) in Talk Radio.
Her work as a cabaret artist has earned her a MAC Award, a Backstage Bistro Award, a Nightlife Awards, and was named ShowBusiness Weekly's 2005 Best Female Cabaret Singer of the Year. TV audience's may recognize her as the dearly departed Mrs. Bobby Baccala from The Sopranos (he loved her so much he couldn't defrost her ziti!). She has performed for President Clinton (playing Senator Hillary Clinton), headlined the Queen Mary 2, appeared on the Rosie O'Donnell show, sang on NBC's Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting, and can be heard on many Forbidden Broadway cast recordings and the NEWSical cast recording, which can be purchased here.