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Barbara Harris

Birth Place: Evanston, IL, USA

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Barbara Harris STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1970
Jenny

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Eve/Princess Barbára/Ella/Passionella

Eve


Ella and Passionella

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Daisy Gamble/Melinda

Melinda

Daisy Gamble

[Broadway]
Unknown, 1963
Yvette Pottier

Girl Singer

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1962
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1961
"I Got Blues" performer

"Max and Moritz" peformer

"Museum Piece" performer

"The Bergman Film" performer

"The Hoboken Story" performer

"Great Books" performer

"First Affair" performer

"Caesar's Wife" performer

Barbara Harris Productions

 
[Broadway, 1969]
Director

Barbara Harris Awards and Nominations


winner
Tony Awards - 1967 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Barbara Harris, The Apple Tree

Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Barbara Harris, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 1962 - Best Performance

Barbara Harris, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad


winner
Obie Awards - 1962 - Best Actress

Barbara HarrisOh, Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad


winner
Theatre World Awards - 1962 - Performance

Barbara Harris, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad

Tony Awards - 1962 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Barbara Harris, From the Second City

Barbara Harris News


Amy Pietz To Teach Viola Spolin's Improv Acting Technique

Sills/Spolin Theater Works has announced esteemed actress of TV and film Amy Pietz will be teaching a new generation of actors the technique of Viola Spolin, the legendary theater innovator known as the 'Mother of improvisational theater.'

FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL is Coming to Axelrod PAC

Freaky Friday the musical brings magic to Axelrod PAC with a new adaptation of the beloved Disney film. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Review Roundup: Theresa Rebeck's DIG Opens At Primary Stages

PRIMARY STAGES and 59E59 Theaters present Dig, a new play written and directed by Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck. Read the reviews!

Review: A Tribute To “Luisa” By The Friends Of THE FANTASTICKS' First Girl In 54 CELEBRATES RITA GARDNER at 54 Below

Rita Gardner was not only a part of THE FANTASTICKS' history, she is one of the reasons it became historic in the first place.

Bock & Harnick's THE APPLE TREE to Open at Ghostlight Players This Week

Ghostlight Players will present “The Apple Tree,” a musical from the creators of “Fiddler on the Roof” and “She Loves Me,” from October 13 - 16 at Hemsley Hall. “The Apple Tree” features a book and score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, with additional material by Jerome Coopersmith.

BrightSide Theatre to Present SHE LOVES ME in October

BrightSide Theatre Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak have announced that they will begin their 10th season with She Loves Me, running from October 14 through 30th. 

PLAZA SUITE Extends Through July 10

Today, producers of Plaza Suite, the hit comedy by Neil Simon starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey, announced a third extension due to overwhelming demand.

BWW Review: With TOGETHER INSIDE at Don't Tell Mama Becca Kidwell Graduates

With Jeff Harnar and Matt Baker by her side, Becca Kidwell's new show has a brilliant new sheen on it.

Review Roundup: PLAZA SUITE, Starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, Opens On Broadway!

On Friday night, two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker made their return to Broadway in the long-awaited first preview of Neil Simon's classic comedy about marriage, Plaza Suite under the direction of Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey.

PLAZA SUITE on Broadway Announces TodayTix Mobile Lottery

Find out how to get tickets and the TodayTix mobile lottery policy for the highly anticipated production of Neil Simon’s comedy Plaza Suite.

BWW Review: NELLIE MCKAY Speaks Softly And Carries a Big Voice at Birdland Theater

With her recent shows at The Birdland Theater, Nellie McKay maintains her life-long commitment to quality in her art and blistering commentary in her honesty.

BWW Review: With Her SHOW OF DARES At Pangea, Becca Kidwell Is Better And Bolder Than Ever Before

Becca Kidwell's Show Of Dares is one of the most imaginative and creative ideas for a cabaret show, pushing her to new heights in her artistry, and proving that which her friends and mentors already know: in the cabaret rooms of New York City, Becca has found an artistic home.

BWW Interview: Austin Pendleton of LIFE, LOVE, AND WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? on MetropolitanZoom

It's time to try a new form of acting, and that's what Austin Pendleton is all about. On May 6th he will join the MetropolitanZoom family as he and Barbara Bleier perform their first ever virtual cabaret! Not to be missed.

Review Roundup: JOHN CULLUM: AN ACCIDENTAL STAR; Streaming Now

Vineyard Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, and Irish Repertory Theatre in association with Jeff Berger present John Cullum: An Accidental Star, which premiered on April 8 and will be available for streaming on demand through April 22. Check out what the critics had to say!

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: PLAZA SUITE by Neil Simon

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Neil Simon. Today's play, Plaza Suite! 

Photo Flash: Will Thomason's THESE FOUR YEARS, PART 3 At Town Stages

On Sunday, December 15th, Town Stages presented Will Thomason's newest song cycle, “These Four Years, Part 3.” The four part project follows an ensemble of six late 20s New Yorkers, one year at a time, from 2017-2020. 

Will Thomason's Newest Song Cycle THESE FOUR YEARS, PART 3 Comes to Town Stages

Town Stages is pleased to present Will Thomason's newest song cycle, 'These Four Years, Part 3.' The four part project follows an ensemble of six late 20s New Yorkers, one year at a time, from 2017-2020.

Marc Shaiman Will Write Original Music For Revival of PLAZA SUITE Starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Gavin Kalin Productions, and Hal Luftig announced today that Tony Award® winner Marc Shaiman will write original music for the recently announced production of Neil Simon's comedic play about marriage, Plaza Suite, starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award® winner Sarah Jessica Parker, directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey. 

Lakewood Theatre Company Presents The Musical THE HIGH LIFE

The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, is back for a tenth season at Lakewood Theatre Company on its Side Door Stage. This year three musicals will be presented: The High Life (Oct 18-19, 2019), The Apple Tree (Feb. 21-22, 2020), and I Can Get It For You Wholesale (April 17-18, 2020). This year's theme is a?oeBarbara, Barbara, Barbra,a?? named for the three women (Barbara Cook, Barbara Harris, and Barbra Streisand) who originated their roles in these three shows. The musicals, staged in a concert/cabaret style, are presented script-in-hand, with minimal staging. No sets, no props (free from the usual trappings of a fully staged production). 

Barbara Harris FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Barbara Harris been in?

Barbara Harris has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Barbara Harris been in?

Barbara Harris has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Barbara Harris been nominated for?

Barbara Harris has been nominated for several awards, including Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "The Apple Tree" and "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever." She was also nominated for Best Performance at the Drama Desk Awards for "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad," Best Actress at the Obie Awards for the same production, and Performance at the Theatre World Awards for the same show. Additionally, she received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "From the Second City."

What awards has Barbara Harris won?

Barbara Harris has won several awards for her performances: - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for The Apple Tree - Best Performance at the Drama Desk Awards for Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad - Best Actress at the Obie Awards for Oh, Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad - Performance at the Theatre World Awards for Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad.

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