Judy Kaye Biography

Date of Birth: October 11, 1948 (67)
Gender: Female

Judy most recently appeared on Broadway in Nice Work If You Can Get It, for which she won the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards. Having won her first Tony for The Phantom of the Opera, her career has also included award-winning performances in Souvenir, Mamma Mia!, Ragtime and On the Twentieth Century. Ms. Kaye has also starred as Mrs. Lovett in a number of productions of Sweeney Todd, including the most recent Broadway production, National Tour and in London alongside original Sweeney, Len Cariou. Ms. Kaye’s opera credits include, La Boheme, Orpheus in the Underworld, The Beggars Opera, Brigadoon, Candide and The Pajama Game. Her voice can also be heard on the Grammy-winning recording of Leonard Bernstein’s Arias and Barcarolles and as the voice of Kinsey Milhone on the recordings of Sue Grafton’s Alphabet Mysteries, including “W” is for Wasted.

Judy Kaye Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Judy Kaye, Nice Work If You Can Get It
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Judy Kaye, Nice Work If You Can Get It
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Judy Kaye, Nice Work If You Can Get It
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Judy Kaye, Souvenir
 
The Lortels - 2005 - Outstanding Lead Actress
Judy Kaye, Souvenir
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Judy Kaye, Mamma Mia!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Judy Kaye , Phantom of the Opera
 
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Judy Kaye , The Phantom of the Opera
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1978 - Outstanding Actress - Musical
Judy Kaye, On the 2th Century
 
Theatre World Awards - 1978 - Performance
Judy KayeOn the 2th Century

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