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Anita Morris

 
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Date of Death:

Birth Place: Durham, NC, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Carla
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Featured Performer [Replacement]
Anita [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1978
Mona Stangley [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1979
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Charmin
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Citizen of New York
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Apostle Woman
Leper
Reporter
Temple Lady

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1973]
Assistant to Mr. Dale

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Carla

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Featured Performer [Replacement]

Anita [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1978
Mona Stangley [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1979
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Charmin

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Citizen of New York

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Apostle Woman

Leper

Reporter

Temple Lady

Productions

Assistant to Mr. Dale


Anita Morris Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Anita Morris, Nine
 
Tony Awards - 1982 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Anita Morris, Nine

Anita Morris News

Playwright Chip Deffaa's New Vocal Album Is Out Now Photo Playwright Chip Deffaa's New Vocal Album Is Out Now
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022

ASCAP Award-winning playwright/songwriter Chip Deffaa--author of such Off-Broadway successes as 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' and 'One Night with Fanny Brice'--has just a released an album of his own, which includes guest appearances by stars of his Off-Broadway shows.

Skylight Run Productions to Host Benefit Concert for Ukraine Photo Skylight Run Productions to Host Benefit Concert for Ukraine
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 26, 2022

SING FOR UKRAINE, a benefit concert, takes place live From Skylight Run on Friday, April 29th, 7:30 PM ED. In dark times we come together. Ukraine needs our help. We want to do our part. All of us at Skylight Run Productions offer our heartfelt music to shift your mood and lift your spirits. Let this group of original Broadway Stars alter your state of mind and help Ukraine at the same time. All profits will be donated to International Rescue Committee, a trusted, effective organization with infrastructure in place providing shelter, first aid and protective kits, food, medicine, and other aid to Ukrainians. The first $1,000 of ticket sales before April 30, will be matched with an equal contribution. 

Original Stars of GREASE on Broadway to Join WE GO TOGETHER Photo Original Stars of GREASE on Broadway to Join WE GO TOGETHER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022

THIS YEAR to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the show’s Broadway Opening, and their friendship, JAMES CANNING joins Ilene and Carole for a fun get-together, bringing music of the season plus stories, laughs and songs saluting the iconic GREASE they originated.  Music Direction by Ian Herman. Engineered by Stuart Allyn.

Eric Michael Gillett & Carole Demas to Present JOYFUL SPIRITS This December Photo Eric Michael Gillett & Carole Demas to Present JOYFUL SPIRITS This December
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 12, 2021

Legendary Broadway/TV star Carole Demas and fellow Broadway and TV star Eric Michael Gillett are together at last, performing a variety of their favorite songs, lifting your holiday heart with their festive cabaret/concert, Joyful Spirits, Live and On Demand. 

LIVE FROM SKYLIGHT RUN Begins Second Season with Carole Demas & Sarah Rice Show Octob Photo LIVE FROM SKYLIGHT RUN Begins Second Season with Carole Demas & Sarah Rice Show October 22
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 20, 2021

After a successful year providing streaming shows for lucky fans worldwide, LIVE FROM SKYLIGHT RUN returns for year two.

LIVE FROM SKYLIGHT RUN Celebrates One-Year Anniversary With Carole Demas And Friends Photo LIVE FROM SKYLIGHT RUN Celebrates One-Year Anniversary With Carole Demas And Friends
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 2, 2021

It's time to celebrate, as LIVE FROM SKYLIGHT RUN turns one-year-old with a special concert by founder Carole Demas.

Carole Demas & Ilene Kristen Live Stream STILL STANDING! on Live From Skylight Run Photo Carole Demas & Ilene Kristen Live Stream STILL STANDING! on Live From Skylight Run
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 2, 2021

Lifelong pals, Misses Demas and Kristen are together again and making music on the LIVE FROM SKYLIGHT RUN online concert series.

New Episode of DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Streaming Today Photo New Episode of DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Streaming Today
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2021

DeForest Theatricals announces Doris Dear, ‚ÄúAmerica's Perfect Housewife‚ÄĚ streaming season 2, episode 6, of her hit, Telly Award winning show, ‚ÄúDoris Dear's Gurl Talk‚ÄĚ, on Broadway On Demand Friday June 4th starting at 3pm ET.¬† Stop by and spend an entertaining, informative half hour in the Rumpus Room with ‚ÄúDoris Dear's Gurl Talk‚ÄĚ and her special guest, Broadway luminary Grover Dale!

Carole Demas to Celebrate 81st Birthday With THIS IS THE TIME Photo Carole Demas to Celebrate 81st Birthday With THIS IS THE TIME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021

Thursday, May 6, 2021- Carole Demas is turning 81 years young on May 26, 2021, and will be singing her gratitude, celebrating this milestone virtually, with friends, family, and fans, in her upcoming Live From Skylight Run performance, THIS IS THE TIME, live-streaming at 7:30 EDT, May 14th, and on-demand.

BWW Previews: Live From Skylight Run Reunites Broadway's Carole Demas and Sarah Rice  Photo BWW Previews: Live From Skylight Run Reunites Broadway's Carole Demas and Sarah Rice in March 5th Online Concert
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 24, 2021

The online concert series LIVE FROM SKYLIGHT RUN continues to bring quality entertainment to at-home viewers.

Anita Morris Videos

STAGE TUBE: The Music Video For NINE's Cinema Italiano
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 24, 2009

Kate Hudson sings Cinema Italiano from the film NINE. The big screen adaptation of Nine the Musical stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Penelope Cruz and Nicole Kidman.

STAGE TUBE: NINE Director Rob Marshall Appears On The Today Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 24, 2009

Rob Marshall, the director of Nine, stopped by the Today Show to chat a little bit about the film.

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of 'Nine' Guests On Larry King Live
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 22, 2009

The big screen adaptation of Nine the Musical stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Penelope Cruz and Nicole Kidman. The all-star cast is directed by Rob Marshall, who also helmed critically-acclaimed 2002 musical Chicago - which garnered six Academy Awards, including a Best Supporting Actress nod for Catherine Zeta-Jones.

STAGE TUBE: Marion Cottilard Toasts Golden Globe Nomination on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 16, 2009

Marion Cottilard appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon where she the late show host proposed a toast, accompanied by French Champagne, to celebrate her recent Golden Globe nomination in the category of Best Actress: Comedy or Musical. In total, NINE received 5 nominations including Best Picture: Comedy or Musical, Best Performance by an Action (Daniel Day-Lewis), Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Peneleope Cruz), Best Original Song for 'Cinema Italiano', as well as Cotillar's nod for Best Actress.

STAGE TUBE: Judi Dench Talks NINE with TODAY's Kathie Lee and Hoda
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 16, 2009

Dame Judi Dench stopped by the 'Today' show on Wednesday, December 16, to discuss NINE with Today's hosts Kathie Lee and Hoda.

STAGE TUBE: NINE Cast Talks Singing with Larry King
by Robert Diamond - Dec 15, 2009

NINE will have a limited release on December 18th in New York and Los Angeles and will then go on wide release on December 25th. The film's starry cast appeared on Larry King Live on December 15th and in this clip discuss how they approaching singing on screen, many for the first time.

STAGE TUBE: Nicole Kidman Chats NINE with GMTV
by Robert Diamond - Dec 14, 2009

NINE will have a limited release on December 18th in New York and Los Angeles and will then go on wide release on December 25th.

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of NINE on ABC's NIGHTLINE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 13, 2009

The stellar cast of the upcoming Rob Marshall film musical NINE recently reunited at New York's Plaza Hotel for an interview with Cynthia McFadden of ABC News' Nightline.

STAGE TUBE: Penelope Cruz Performs 'A Call From the Vatican'
by Robert Diamond - Dec 11, 2009

NINE will have a limited release on December 18th in New York and Los Angeles and will then go on wide release on December 25th.

STAGE TUBE: Daniel Day-Lewis Chats NINE with ET
by Robert Diamond - Dec 9, 2009

Daniel Day-Lewis sat down with Entertainment Tonight to chat about all things Guido and NINE.


Anita Morris Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Anita Morris been in?
Anita Morris has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

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

What awards has Anita Morris been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Nine and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Nine .