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Alysha Umphress

 
Bio:
Alysha Umphress has been seen on Broadway in On the Town (as Hildy), American Idiot, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Bring it On!. Her other recent credits include: the Off-Broadway revival of Smokey Joe’s Cafe, for which she received a Lucille Lortel ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Alysha Umphress has been seen on Broadway in On the Town (as Hildy), American Idiot, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Bring it On!. Her other recent credits include: the Off-Broadway revival of Smokey Joe’s Cafe, for which she received a Lucille Lortel ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Jessie
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2018
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere at Dallas Theater Center, 2017
Meg
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Hildy
  [Arlington, VA (Regional)]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Cee Cee
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Catherine Martin
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Paula
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Performer (Understudy)

Alysha Umphress Biography

Alysha Umphress has been seen on Broadway in On the Town (as Hildy), American Idiot, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Bring it On!. Her other recent credits include: the Off-Broadway revival of Smokey Joe’s Cafe, for which she received a Lucille Lortel Nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical and whose cast won the Chita Rivera Award for Best Ensemble of a Musical; On the Town (again as Hildy) with the San Francisco Symphony under the baton of Michael Tilson Thomas; and Wonderful Town (as Ruth Sherwood) with the London Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle, which was recorded on the LSO label and available on iTunes.

Ms. Umphress’ regional credits include the world premiere of Beaches (the musical) as Cee Cee Bloom at Signature Theatre (earning a Helen Hayes nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical), Hood at Dallas Theatre Center (as Meg) and Pump Boys and Dinettes (as Rhetta Cupp) at Papermill Playhouse. Her television credits include Law and Order SVU, Nurse Jackie and Royal Pains.

Alysha Umphress starred as ‚ÄúMisty‚ÄĚ on the The Climb for Amazon, and can be seen as ‚ÄúMurphy‚ÄĚ on the Netflix series, Bonding.

Alysha Umphress Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, HAYES Production
Alysha UmphressBeaches

Alysha Umphress News

Broadway Dreams to Present Annual Showcase Featuring Works by Ryann Redmond, Alysha U Photo Broadway Dreams to Present Annual Showcase Featuring Works by Ryann Redmond, Alysha Umphress & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022

Broadway Dreams will present its annual NYC Showcase on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 5 and 7:30 PM at RWS Studios. The showcase represents the top 5% of the organization’s students and affords them the unique opportunity to perform for every major Broadway casting agency and other top entertainment industry decision makers. 

Photos: See Julie Benko, Jennifer Simard, Constantine Maroulis & More at the 3rd Annu Photo Photos: See Julie Benko, Jennifer Simard, Constantine Maroulis & More at the 3rd Annual BROADWAY SOIREE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2022

See photos from Nordstrom NYC and PAPER Magazine's third annual Broadway Soiree, a Musical Theatre Singalong, featuring Julie Benko (Funny Girl), Tonya Pinkins (Raisin in the Sun; Tony Winner for Jelly’s Last Jam), Alysha Umphress (On The Town), and more.

I PUT A SPELL ON YOU: ALIVE At Sony Hall Streams This Weekend Photo I PUT A SPELL ON YOU: ALIVE At Sony Hall Streams This Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2022

The Sanderson Sisters bewitched Sony Hall as part of Jay Armstrong Johnson's annual Halloween concert-meets-party I Put a Spell on You: ALIVE at Sony Hall, presented by Kampfire Films and Jay Armstrong Johnson and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Declan Bennett Presents MY MATES SING MY SONGS To Benefit The Entertainment Community Photo Declan Bennett Presents MY MATES SING MY SONGS To Benefit The Entertainment Community Fund At Rockwood Music Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 3, 2022

Declan Bennett presents My Mates Sing My Songs a benefit for The Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund), Monday, November 21st at Rockwood Music Hall.

Video: The Sanderson Sisters Bring Creepy Classic "Thriller" To I PUT A SPELL ON YOU  Photo Video: The Sanderson Sisters Bring Creepy Classic "Thriller" To I PUT A SPELL ON YOU At Sony Hall
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2022

Go Inside Broadway's biggest Halloween event of the year, Jay Armstrong Johnson's annual Halloween concert-meets-party, I Put a Spell on You: ALIVE At Sony Hall. For this year's show, Johnson returned as Winifred Sanderson with Allison Robinson and Amanda Williams Ware as sisters Sarah and Mary. Check out video of the fearsome and fabulous trio below performing their take on Michael Jackson's creepy classic, 'Thriller'!

Photos: Jay Armstrong Johnson's I PUT A SPELL ON YOU Brings Spooky Season to Sony Hal Photo Photos: Jay Armstrong Johnson's I PUT A SPELL ON YOU Brings Spooky Season to Sony Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 24, 2022

Go Inside Broadway's biggest Halloween event of the year, Jay Armstrong Johnson's annual Halloween concert-meets-party, I Put a Spell on You: ALIVE At Sony Hall. For this year's show, Johnson returned as Winifred Sanderson with Allison Robinson and Amanda Williams Ware as sisters Sarah and Mary. See photos here!

Video: Jay Armstrong Johnson and The Sanderson Sisters Take the Stage At I PUT A SPEL Photo Video: Jay Armstrong Johnson and The Sanderson Sisters Take the Stage At I PUT A SPELL ON YOU At Sony Hall
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2022

Go inside Broadway's biggest Halloween event of the year, Jay Armstrong Johnson's annual Halloween concert-meets-party, I Put a Spell on You: ALIVE At Sony Hall. See video of the show's Sanderson Sisters performing the title song!

Video: Gavin Creel Does the 'Monster Mash' At I PUT A SPELL ON YOU At Sony Hall Photo Video: Gavin Creel Does the 'Monster Mash' At I PUT A SPELL ON YOU At Sony Hall
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2022

Go inside Broadway's biggest Halloween event of the year, Jay Armstrong Johnson's annual Halloween concert-meets-party, I Put a Spell on You: ALIVE At Sony Hall. Check out Tony Award-winner Gavin Creel as he gets into the Spooky Season spirit with his performance of the classic tune, 'The Monster Mash'! Watch the video!

Jay Armstrong Johnson's I PUT A SPELL ON YOU Announces Additional Cast Photo Jay Armstrong Johnson's I PUT A SPELL ON YOU Announces Additional Cast
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2022

Broadway's biggest Halloween event of the year both live at Sony Hall and streaming into your own home Halloween weekend, Jay Armstrong Johnson's annual Halloween concert-meets-party I Put a Spell on You, continues to grow with the addition of Queens Kiki Ball-Change (Funny Gworl, The Wendy Williams Show) and Marti Gould Cummings (Shade Queens  of NYC, Food Network) plus Arianna Rosario (Spielberg's West Side Story) and Matt Rivera (Chu's In The Heights).

Kiki Ball-Change, Marti Gould Cummings & More Join I PUT A SPELL ON YOU: ALIVE at Son Photo Kiki Ball-Change, Marti Gould Cummings & More Join I PUT A SPELL ON YOU: ALIVE at Sony Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022

Broadway’s biggest Halloween event of the year both live at Sony Hall and streaming into your own home Halloween weekend, Jay Armstrong Johnson’s annual Halloween concert-meets-party I Put a Spell on You, continues to grow with the addition of Queens Kiki Ball-Change and Marti Gould Cummings plus Arianna Rosario and Matt Rivera.

Alysha Umphress Videos

Video: The Sanderson Sisters Bring Creepy Classic "Thriller" To I PUT A SPELL ON YOU  Videoplay
Video: The Sanderson Sisters Bring Creepy Classic "Thriller" To I PUT A SPELL ON YOU At Sony Hall

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2022

Go Inside Broadway's biggest Halloween event of the year, Jay Armstrong Johnson's annual Halloween concert-meets-party, I Put a Spell on You: ALIVE At Sony Hall. For this year's show, Johnson returned as Winifred Sanderson with Allison Robinson and Amanda Williams Ware as sisters Sarah and Mary. Check out video of the fearsome and fabulous trio below performing their take on Michael Jackson's creepy classic, 'Thriller'!

Video: Jay Armstrong Johnson and The Sanderson Sisters Take the Stage At I PUT A SPEL Videoplay
Video: Jay Armstrong Johnson and The Sanderson Sisters Take the Stage At I PUT A SPELL ON YOU At Sony Hall

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2022

Go inside Broadway's biggest Halloween event of the year, Jay Armstrong Johnson's annual Halloween concert-meets-party, I Put a Spell on You: ALIVE At Sony Hall. See video of the show's Sanderson Sisters performing the title song!

Video: Gavin Creel Does the 'Monster Mash' At I PUT A SPELL ON YOU At Sony Hall Videoplay
Video: Gavin Creel Does the 'Monster Mash' At I PUT A SPELL ON YOU At Sony Hall

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2022

Go inside Broadway's biggest Halloween event of the year, Jay Armstrong Johnson's annual Halloween concert-meets-party, I Put a Spell on You: ALIVE At Sony Hall. Check out Tony Award-winner Gavin Creel as he gets into the Spooky Season spirit with his performance of the classic tune, 'The Monster Mash'! Watch the video!

BWW TV: Matt Doyle, Ali Ewoldt, and More Talk Shutdown Hustles with CNBC Videoplay
BWW TV: Matt Doyle, Ali Ewoldt, and More Talk Shutdown Hustles with CNBC

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 11, 2020

Broadway stars¬†discuss their experiences making ends meet throughout the shutdown with¬†‚ÄúThe News with Shepard Smith‚ÄĚ tonight on CNBC.¬†

VIDEO: Watch a Trailer For Goodspeed's Upcoming Gala, SHAKIN' THE BLUES AWAY Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch a Trailer For Goodspeed's Upcoming Gala, SHAKIN' THE BLUES AWAY

by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2020

Goodspeed has released a new trailer for their upcoming virtual gala, Shakin' the Blues Away!

VIDEO: James Snyder Invites You to Goodspeed's SHAKIN' THE BLUES AWAY Videoplay
VIDEO: James Snyder Invites You to Goodspeed's SHAKIN' THE BLUES AWAY

by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2020

James Snyder has created a video for Goodspeed inviting people to their upcoming virtual gala, Shakin' the Blues Away!

VIDEO: Bryan Thomas Hunt and Kelly Sheehan Perform "Tap Your Troubles Away" From Good Videoplay
VIDEO: Bryan Thomas Hunt and Kelly Sheehan Perform "Tap Your Troubles Away" From Goodspeed's SHAKIN' THE BLUES AWAY Virtual Gala

by Stage Tube - Oct 20, 2020

Shakin' the Blues Away: A Virtual Gala Concert for Goodspeed is going to be an event that you won’t want to miss.

VIDEO: Nicholas Ward Performs 'Impossible Dream' For Goodspeed's SHAKIN' THE BLUES AW Videoplay
VIDEO: Nicholas Ward Performs 'Impossible Dream' For Goodspeed's SHAKIN' THE BLUES AWAY Virtual Concert

by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2020

Goodspeed has released a sneak peek video from its upcoming virtual gala concert, Shakin' The Blues Away.

BWW TV: Looking Back At Harry Connick Jr.'s Opening Night In ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN S Videoplay
BWW TV: Looking Back At Harry Connick Jr.'s Opening Night In ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 12, 2019

Harry Connick Jr. is making his official return to Broadway tonight with the opening night of Harry Connick, Jr. - A Celebration of Cole Porter. To celebrate, we're looking back at his turn in Broadway's On a Clear Day You Can See Forever opposite Tony winner Jessie Mueller. Check out this video to get a peek inside the show's opening night festivities, including a special peek at Jessie's first time ever meeting Harry's former co-star Kelli O'Hara!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Ryan McCartan, Taylor Iman Jones & More in SCOTLAND, PA Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Ryan McCartan, Taylor Iman Jones & More in SCOTLAND, PA

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2019

Previews are underway for Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA , which opens officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.


Alysha Umphress Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Alysha Umphress been in?
Alysha Umphress has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Alysha Umphress been in?
Alysha Umphress has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Alysha Umphress been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, HAYES Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Beaches .


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