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Ashley Brown

 
Date Of Birth:
February 03, 1982 (40)
Birth Place:
Gulf Breeze, FL, USA
Bio:
Ashley recently made her Broadway debut as Belle in Beauty and the Beast. Previously, she toured with Disney's On the Record. She performed in The Leading Men of Broadway and participated in Broadway By the Year: 1956 and the MUNY. Training: Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (BFA, Laurie ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 03, 1982 (40)

Birth Place: Gulf Breeze, FL, USA

Bio:
Ashley recently made her Broadway debut as Belle in Beauty and the Beast. Previously, she toured with Disney's On the Record. She performed in The Leading Men of Broadway and participated in Broadway By the Year: 1956 and the MUNY. Training: Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (BFA, Laurie ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [New York]
Encores! Production, 2017
Mrs. Juniper
Madame Calypso
  [US Tour]
2015 National Tour, 2015
The Mother Abbess
  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2013
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Mary Poppins
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
World Premiere, 2004
Kristen
  [New York]
Workshop (i), 2004
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Belle [Replacement]

Photos

Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, Josh Strickland, and Kissy Simmons Photo

Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, Josh Strickland, and Kissy Simmons

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Date:
07/23/2021
Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, Kissy Simmons, and Josh Strickland Photo

Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, Kissy Simmons, and Josh Strickland

From: 
Date:
07/23/2021
Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, Kissy Simmons, Josh Strickland Photo

Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, Kissy Simmons, Josh Strickland

From: 
Date:
07/23/2021
Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, Kissy Simmons, and Josh Strickland Photo

Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, Kissy Simmons, and Josh Strickland

From: 
Date:
07/23/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [New York]
Encores! Production, 2017
Mrs. Juniper

Madame Calypso

  [US Tour]
2015 National Tour, 2015
The Mother Abbess

  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2013
Ensemble

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Mary Poppins

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
World Premiere, 2004
Kristen

  [New York]
Workshop (i), 2004
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Belle [Replacement]

Ashley Brown Biography

Ashley recently made her Broadway debut as Belle in Beauty and the Beast. Previously, she toured with Disney's On the Record. She performed in The Leading Men of Broadway and participated in Broadway By the Year: 1956 and the MUNY. Training: Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (BFA, Laurie Beechman Award).

Ashley Brown Awards and Nominations

 
Kevin Kline Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Ashley BrownThe Sound of Music
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Ashley Brown, Mary Poppins
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical (tie)
Ashley Brown, Mary Poppins

Ashley Brown News

Christy Altomare, Aaron Lazar & More to Star in 30 YEARS OF STEPHEN: THE MUSIC OF STE Photo Christy Altomare, Aaron Lazar & More to Star in 30 YEARS OF STEPHEN: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN FLAHERTY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music will present an evening of music and stories, featuring their incredible students and a sampling of CCM's most notable alumni. Join them for a front-row seat to the world premiere of 30 Years of Stephen: The Music of Stephen Flaherty at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 in Corbett Auditorium.

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Shares Fall 2022 Schedule Of P Photo University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Shares Fall 2022 Schedule Of Performances And Public Events
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2022

Audiences are invited to return to the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music's (CCM) concert halls and theaters to experience world-class performances and presentations by the next generation of performing and media artists!

Stefanie Jones Confirmed As Australia's Favourite Magical Nanny in New Production MA Photo Stefanie Jones Confirmed As Australia's Favourite Magical Nanny in New Production MARY POPPINS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 9, 2022

After a year-long, nation-wide search, Cameron Mackintosh and Disney are excited to announce Stefanie Jones as the magical Nanny who is 'practically perfect in every way' for the upcoming Australian production of Mary Poppins. 

Walt Disney World's EPCOT Reveals Lineup For Upcoming Disney on Broadway Concert Seri Photo Walt Disney World's EPCOT Reveals Lineup For Upcoming Disney on Broadway Concert Series
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 21, 2021

Walt Disney World has just announced the Disney on Broadway concert series lineup. The series is one of the many festivities guests can experience at the 2022 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. The star-studded event will include guests from several Disney on Broadway shows including Aladdin, Beauty & the Beast and Mary Poppins.

BWW Review: THE MUSIC OF DISNEY ON BROADWAY at Shea's Buffalo Photo BWW Review: THE MUSIC OF DISNEY ON BROADWAY at Shea's Buffalo
by Michael Rabice - Jul 30, 2021

'A Whole New World' is not only the theme from Disney's ALADDIN but may also be the theme of life as we know it in 2021. Happily audiences returned to Shea's Theatre last night for the first time in 504 days, after the Broadway tour of HELLO DOLLY closed abruptly due to a pandemic that changed the world forever. Shea's President Michael Murphy welcomed the audience back to in person entertainment last night with a slick and uplifting musical concert, THE MUSIC OF DISNEY ON BROADWAY.

VIDEO: THE MUSIC OF DISNEY ON BROADWAY Performs Tonight At Shea's Buffalo Theatre Photo VIDEO: THE MUSIC OF DISNEY ON BROADWAY Performs Tonight At Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Alan Henry - Jul 29, 2021

The Music of Disney on Broadway: A Live Concert at Shea‚Äôs Buffalo Theatre,¬†celebrating the reopening of Shea‚Äôs Buffalo Theatre will treat audiences to the most-beloved hit songs from Disney‚Äôs Broadway shows ‚Äď including ‚ÄúBeauty and the Beast,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúA Whole New World,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúCircle of Life‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúLet it Go‚ÄĚ.

VIDEO: Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, Kissy Simmons and Josh Strickland Perform ' Photo VIDEO: Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, Kissy Simmons and Josh Strickland Perform 'A Star is Born' From HERCULES at LIVE AT THE NEW AM
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2021

The concert marked the first live performance in the New Amsterdam Theatre since all of Broadway shut down in March of last year. The concert benefits The Actors Fund, who have provided support to members of the entertainment industry throughout the pandemic.

Photos & Video: Broadway's Return Continues Disney-Style with Live at The New Am: A B Photo Photos & Video: Broadway's Return Continues Disney-Style with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 23, 2021

Last night, Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre reopened with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund, marking one of the first events on Broadway since the shutdown and the first Broadway performance to hire actors on an Equity contract, the union of Broadway performers. Check out photos of the show, Disney alumni in the audience and a video from the special performance. 

VIDEO: Meet the Disney on Broadway Stars of LIVE AT THE NEW AM Photo VIDEO: Meet the Disney on Broadway Stars of LIVE AT THE NEW AM
by Team BWW - Jul 22, 2021

Tonight kicks off Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund, celebrating the reopening of Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre and honoring the remarkable support that The Actors Fund has provided to members of the entertainment industry throughout the pandemic. Need a refresher on how you know each of the four stars? Recap each of their careers on stage and beyond.

Josh Strickland Takes Over Our Instagram Today! Photo Josh Strickland Takes Over Our Instagram Today!
by Alan Henry - Jul 22, 2021

Josh Strickland is taking over our Instagram story today to take our followers behind the scenes of Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund, celebrating the reopening of Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre and honoring the remarkable support that The Actors Fund has provided to members of the entertainment industry throughout the pandemic.

Ashley Brown Videos

VIDEO: Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, Kissy Simmons and Josh Strickland Perform ' VideoVIDEO: Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, Kissy Simmons and Josh Strickland Perform 'A Star is Born' From HERCULES at LIVE AT THE NEW AM
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2021

The concert marked the first live performance in the New Amsterdam Theatre since all of Broadway shut down in March of last year. The concert benefits The Actors Fund, who have provided support to members of the entertainment industry throughout the pandemic.

Photos & Video: Broadway's Return Continues Disney-Style with Live at The New Am: A B VideoPhotos & Video: Broadway's Return Continues Disney-Style with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 23, 2021

Last night, Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre reopened with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund, marking one of the first events on Broadway since the shutdown and the first Broadway performance to hire actors on an Equity contract, the union of Broadway performers. Check out photos of the show, Disney alumni in the audience and a video from the special performance. 

VIDEO: Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, Kissy Simmons & Josh Strickland Visit Backs VideoVIDEO: Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, Kissy Simmons & Josh Strickland Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 19, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with Disney on Broadway favorites Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, Kissy Simmons and Josh Strickland, who will all appear in 'The Music of Disney on Broadway'- a live, theatrical concert at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center's Frontyard Festival this Saturday and Sunday, March 20 and 21.

VIDEO: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Ellis, Janet Dacal and More Sing 'Finding Wo VideoVIDEO: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Ellis, Janet Dacal and More Sing 'Finding Wonderland'
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2020

Frank Wildhorn and more than sixty members of the Wildhorn Musical family simultaneously world premiered a video featuring¬†53¬†singers from¬†12¬†countries, representing¬†17¬†of his musicals, performing the powerful, ‚ÄúFinding Wonderland,‚ÄĚ from the Broadway musical,¬†Wonderland on Friday, July 10th at 9am ET.¬†

Broadway Rewind: MARY POPPINS is Practically Perfect in 2006! VideoBroadway Rewind: MARY POPPINS is Practically Perfect in 2006!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 19, 2020

This episode of Broadway Rewind is a look at Disney's Mary Poppins and a behind the scenes look at director John Doyle's production of the Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical Company, which welcomed back to Broadway Raul Esparza as Bobby. Raul told BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, 'The show is a groundbreaking piece of musical theatre, that is a masterpiece. I've seen many, many productions of it, and I've enjoyed them all, but I never knew, that it was this good and I feel like it was just written.'

VIDEO: Heidi Blickenstaff, Gavin Lee, and More Perform at Epcot for International Fes VideoVIDEO: Heidi Blickenstaff, Gavin Lee, and More Perform at Epcot for International Festival of the Arts
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2020

On Saturday, January 25th, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida featured a special livestream presentation of the Disney on Broadway Concert Series, featuring performances by Broadway stars Alton Fitzgerald ('The Lion King'), Kissy Simmons ('The Lion King'), Heidi Blickenstaff ('The Little Mermaid') and Gavin Lee ('Mary Poppins').

VIDEO: Gavin Lee and Heidi Blickenstaff Perform at Epcot International Festival of th VideoVIDEO: Gavin Lee and Heidi Blickenstaff Perform at Epcot International Festival of the Arts
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2020

Disney World is presenting a Disney on Broadway concert series during Epcot International Festival of the Arts this month. The series kicked off this weekend and you can check out a video from Gavin Lee and Heidi Blickenstaff's performance!

VIDEO: Stars of Stage And Screen Align To Celebrate 25 Magical Years of Disney On Bro VideoVIDEO: Stars of Stage And Screen Align To Celebrate 25 Magical Years of Disney On Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2019

Theater's beloved names and brightest stars joined a sold-out audience in honoring Broadway's most fantastical anniversary at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The sparkling silver anniversary event on November 4, 2019, raised an astounding $570,426 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

VIDEO: Original Disney on Broadway Leading Ladies Perform Special Medley on THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Original Disney on Broadway Leading Ladies Perform Special Medley on THE VIEW
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2019

The six women who originated their iconic roles in Broadway's 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'The Lion King,' 'Tarzan,' 'Mary Poppins,' and 'Frozen' stopped by The View to perform a special medley to celebrate 25 years of Disney on Broadway.

BWW Review: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Is Wild Deviation from Expectation VideoBWW Review: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Is Wild Deviation from Expectation
by Tanya Seale - Jul 11, 2019

The Muny's current production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella is definitely not Walt Disney's Cinderella. It is nothing like Perrault's or the Grimm Brothers' Cinderella. It's not even pure Rodgers & Hammerstein, but rather a 2013 adaptation based on Rodgers & Hammerstein with a new book by Douglas Carter Beane. This musical holds the essence of your beloved fairytale but is infused (I must warn you upfront) with complicating new characters, a clumsy reordering of the original songs, and a conspicuous political subplot. Essentially, this adaptation, which tries to be everything simultaneously - old fashioned and new-fangled, traditional and progressive - is mostly just...


Ashley Brown Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ashley Brown been in?
Ashley Brown has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Ashley Brown been in?
Ashley Brown has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ashley Brown been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (Kevin Kline Awards) for The Sound of Music Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Mary Poppins and Outstanding Actress in a Musical (tie) (Drama Desk Awards) for Mary Poppins .

What awards has Ashley Brown won?
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (Kevin Kline Awards) for The Sound of Music.