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Anita Gillette

 
Date of Birth: August 16, 1936 (86)

Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2017
Bee4
Bee3
Bee2
  [Boston]
Huntington Theatre Company, 2015
Irene Reilly
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Angelina
Clara
Chi Chi
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Angelina / Clara / Chi Chi
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2006
Eunice Miller
  [New York]
Concert Reading, 2005
Catherine "Grandma Bingo" Baladucci
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Bridget Conway
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2001
Serena Applegate
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Rita
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Juno Boyle
  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Bianca Broude
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Off-Off-Broadway Revival, 1986
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Blanche [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Sonia Walsk [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1977
Jennie Malone
  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Female Parts
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Betty Compton
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Sally Bowles [Replacement]
Sally Bowles (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1966
Susan Hollander
  [Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1965
Sarah Brown
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Angela Crane
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
Performer
Leslie Henderson
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
Susan
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1961
Lili [Replacement]
Gypsy
Lili (Standby)
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1959
Linda
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Thelma [Replacement]
June (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1992
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 1965
Performer

Photos

Anita Gillette, Kurt Peterson Photo

Anita Gillette, Kurt Peterson

From: 
Date:
06/26/2022
Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams Photo

Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams

From: 
Date:
06/26/2022
Penny Worth, Jim Brochu, Marianne Tatum, Kurt Peterson, Lee Roy Reams, Tony Yazbeck,  Photo

Penny Worth, Jim Brochu, Marianne Tatum, Kurt Peterson, Lee Roy Reams, Tony Yazbeck, Anita Gillette, Lawrence Leritz

From: 
Date:
06/26/2022
Lee Roy Reams, Anita Gillette Photo

Lee Roy Reams, Anita Gillette

From: 
Date:
06/16/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2017
Bee4

Bee3

Bee2

  [Boston]
Huntington Theatre Company, 2015
Irene Reilly

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]

Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Angelina

Clara

Chi Chi

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Angelina / Clara / Chi Chi

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2006
Eunice Miller

  [New York]
Concert Reading, 2005
Catherine "Grandma Bingo" Baladucci

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Bridget Conway

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2001
Serena Applegate

  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Rita

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Juno Boyle

  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Bianca Broude

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Off-Off-Broadway Revival, 1986
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Blanche [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Sonia Walsk [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1977
Jennie Malone

  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Female Parts

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Betty Compton

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Sally Bowles [Replacement]

Sally Bowles (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1966
Susan Hollander

  [Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1965
Sarah Brown

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Angela Crane

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
Performer

Leslie Henderson

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
Susan

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1961
Lili [Replacement]

Gypsy

Lili (Standby)

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1959
Linda

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Thelma [Replacement]

June (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1992
Performer

  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 1965
Performer


Anita Gillette Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Anita GilletteThe Big Meal
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Anita Gillette , Chapter Two
 
Theatre World Awards - 1960 - Performance Gold Star
Anita GilletteRussell Patterson’s Sketchbook

Anita Gillette News

Ann Kittredge to Perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Cabaret Conv Photo Ann Kittredge to Perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Cabaret Convention in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Ann Kittredge will return to¬†The Laurie Beechman Theatre¬†(407 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues) on¬†Sunday, October 23rd at 7pm¬†with her Musical Director¬†Christopher Denny¬†(piano),¬†Sean Harkness¬†(guitar),¬†Mary Ann McSweeney¬†(bass),¬†Rex Benincasa(drums) and special guests¬†Robbie Kondor¬†and¬†Steve Ross.

Review: FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS IN CONCERT at 54 Below Is All The Things Photo Review: FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS IN CONCERT at 54 Below Is All The Things
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 17, 2022

Robert W. Schneider and Michael Lavine do themselves, 54 Below, and Broadway proud with their remarkable historical concert.

Judi Mark Unveils Her New Show MERELY MARVELOUS The Songs of GWEN VERDON at  Don't Te Photo Judi Mark Unveils Her New Show MERELY MARVELOUS The Songs of GWEN VERDON at Don't Tell Mama
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2022

JUDI MARK returns to the stage with a musical celebration of four- time Tony Award winner

Previews: Michael Childer's One Night Only Celebrates 16 Years at McCallum Theatre Wi Photo Previews: Michael Childer's One Night Only Celebrates 16 Years at McCallum Theatre With Star-Studded NEW YORK, NEW YORK
by David Green - Sep 6, 2022

Michael Childers¬†‚ÄúOne Night Only'¬†celebrates its 16th year in the desert with ‚ÄúNew York, New York‚Ä̬†on November 9, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. This year‚Äôs theme is all about New York in all its glory from Harlem and the Cotton Club to Broadway and 42nd¬†Street to Studio 54. All proceeds benefit The Barbara Sinatra Children's Foundation.¬†Once again the creative team is helmed by director Scott Coulter and musical director Todd Schroeder. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, September 7, through the McCallum Theatre box office online at www.McCallumTheatre.com.¬†Tickets can also be purchased by phone at 760-340-2787.

Jason Robert Brown, Patti Murin, and More to Play 54 BELOW Next Week Photo Jason Robert Brown, Patti Murin, and More to Play 54 BELOW Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 3, 2022

Next week,¬†54 Below will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.¬†A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards¬ģ¬†Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

Rupert Holmes, OBC HAIR Cast Members & More Join 54 CELEBRATES FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICA Photo Rupert Holmes, OBC HAIR Cast Members & More Join 54 CELEBRATES FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 29, 2022

Tony Award winner Rupert Holmes (Drood), Heather MacRae (OBC Hair), Michael McElroy (appearing via video, Rent) and Natalie Mosco (OBC Hair) have been added to FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS: IN CONCERT at 54 Below on September 11th, 2022 at 9:30pm.

André De Shields, Arbender J. Robinson & Amy Jo Jackson Join 54 CELEBRATES FIFTY KEY Photo André De Shields, Arbender J. Robinson & Amy Jo Jackson Join 54 CELEBRATES FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

Tony Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown), Arbender J. Robinson (Shuffle Along), and Amy Jo Jackson (Kinky Boots) have been added to FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS: IN CONCERT at 54 Below on September 11th, 2022 at 9:30pm.

Lee Roy Reams, Anita Gillette & More to Star in FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS at 54 Below Photo Lee Roy Reams, Anita Gillette & More to Star in FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2022

Routledge Press’ new book FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS by Robert W. Schneider and Shannon Agnew, which rounds-up fifty musicals whose creations were seminal in altering the landscape of musical theater, is now being given a one night only concert with the artists who helped create these monumental musicals at 54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club.

Wake Up With BWW 6/27: Sutton Foster Out of THE MUSIC MAN Due to COVID-19, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/27: Sutton Foster Out of THE MUSIC MAN Due to COVID-19, and More
by - Jun 27, 2022

Today's top stories include Sutton Foster missing performances of The Music Man due to testing positive for COVID-19. Audrey Cardwell and Kathy Voutko will cover the role of Marion Paroo while she is out. Plus, check out videos from West End LIVE, featuring Six, Heathers, Bonnie & Clyde, and more!

Photos: Celebrating Broadway's Harvey Evans At The Triad Theatre on June 22nd Photo Photos: Celebrating Broadway's Harvey Evans At The Triad Theatre on June 22nd
by Grace Cutler - Jun 26, 2022

Dancers over 40 presented a sold out one-night-only special event: A Toast to Harvey - Celebrating the Life and Career of Harvey Evans on Wednesday, June 22nd, 6 ‚Äď 9PM at The Triad Theatre. The evening was hosted by Broadway legend, Lee Roy Reams and featured performances and remembrances by Jim Brochu, Anita Gillette, Kurt Peterson, Marianne Tatum, Penny Worth and Tony Yazbeck.

Anita Gillette Videos

BWW TV: Go Inside Cabaret's Biggest Night at the MAC Awards! VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Cabaret's Biggest Night at the MAC Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2019

The 33rd Annual MAC Awards were handed out on Tuesday night, March 26, during a glitzy evening at New York City's SONY Hall.

BWW TV: Second Stage Friends and Family Gather to Christen the New Hayes Theater! VideoBWW TV: Second Stage Friends and Family Gather to Christen the New Hayes Theater!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 11, 2018

This morning, Monday, February 5, 2018 at 10:00am, Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) hosted the official lighting ceremony for its new Broadway home, The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th street). Designed by David Rockwell of Rockwell Group, this landmarked, newly renovated venue has become, under Second Stage's ownership, the first Broadway theater dedicated exclusively to living American Playwrights.

BWW TV: What Is A PARALLELOGRAM All About? The Company Explains!
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 3, 2017

Second Stage Theater will present the New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award and Olivier Award winner Bruce Norris' play, A Parallelogram, directed by current Tony nominee Michael Greif. The cast includes Juan Castano, Tony nominee Anita Gillette (Chapter Two), Celia Keenan-Bolger (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), and Stephen Kunken (Enron).

BWW TV: On the Scene at 54 Below with Jason Robert Brown, Lindsay Mendez & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 4, 2013

Performers from three upcoming concerts at 54 Below, including THE LAST 5 YEARS IN CONCERT (10/16-19), PRINCESSES THE MUSICAL, A CLASS REUNION (10/21), and SIN TWISTERS (10/9) recently met the press for a special performance preview. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the festivities below!

TV: Cast Announced for BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2013- Estelle Parsons, Judy Kaye, Bruce Vilanch, Stephanie J. Block & More!
by Stage Tube - Jan 30, 2013

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center announced today that the eighth annual edition of BROADWAY BACKWARDS will feature Academy Award winner and four-time Tony nominee Estelle Parsons (Nice Work If You Can Get It), two-time Tony Award winner Judy Kaye (Nice Work If You Can Get It) and two-time Emmy Award-winning comedian Bruce Vilanch.

Video Trailer: THE FITZGERALD FAMILY CHRISTMAS in Theaters 11/7/2012
by Robert Diamond - Oct 15, 2012

With The Fitzgerald Family Christmas, Burns returns to the working-class, Irish-American roots of The Brothers McMullen. Reuniting with McMullen co-stars Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights), and Mike McGlone, along with Noah Emmerich (Little Children, Beautiful Girls) and Kerry Bishe (Newlyweds, Red State), Burns seamlessly weaves an ensemble story of adult siblings dealing with the desire of their estranged father (Ed Lauter, The Artist, The Longest Yard) to return home for Christmas for the first time since he walked out on his family 20 years ago. Family rifts emerge, and like with any family, Christmas brings a mixed bag of complicated emotions and dynamics. Alliances form, old wounds are reopened or glossed over, and the possibility for a new hope and forgiveness emerges.


Anita Gillette Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Anita Gillette been in?
Anita Gillette has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

How many West End shows has Anita Gillette been in?
Anita Gillette has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Anita Gillette been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress (The Lortels) for The Big Meal Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Chapter Two and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Russell Patterson’s Sketchbook .

What awards has Anita Gillette won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Russell Patterson’s Sketchbook.