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Barbara Walsh

Birth Place: Bethesda, MD, USA

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Barbara Walsh has appeared in several prominent Broadway productions. Walsh is best known for her Drama Desk Award-winning and Tony-nominated role as "Trina" in the Broadway production of Falsettos. She appeared on Broadway in the short-lived musical Big, based on the Penny Marshall film starring Tom Hanks. Recently, Ms. Walsh was in the 2007 Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's Company, playing the role of "Joanne." She has also appeared on Broadway in Rock 'n Roll! The First 5,000 Years, Nine, Blood Brothers, and Hairspray. She played the dual roles of "Edith Beale" and her daughter "Little Edie" in Grey Gardens at the Studio Theatre (Washington, DC) from November 12, 2008 through December 21, 2008. Walsh's television credits include guest roles on "Law & Order," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," and the recurring role of Judy Schulman-Brown on "One Life to Live."

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[US Tour]
Broadway Revival tour, 2020
Aunt Eller

Classic Stage Company Revival, 2018
Mrs. Winemiller

Public Theater World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Pat Nixon

Transport Group Off-Broadway Production, 2015

Broadway Revival, 2006

Original Broadway Production, 2002
Velma Von Tussle [Replacement]

Velma Von Tussle [Replacement]

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Annie Patterson

Annie Peterson

[Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1997

Original Broadway Production, 1996
Mrs. Baskin

[Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1995

Broadway Production, 1993
Mrs. Lyons

Original Broadway Production, 1992

[New York]
Reading, 1988

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1987


Original Broadway Production, 1982

Original Broadway Production, 1982
Francesca [Replacement]

[New York]
Workshop, 2001

Barbara Walsh TV Shows

Law & Order Deanne Conroy, Mrs. Lasky

Law & Order: Criminal Intent Ariana Cypher, Mrs. Roland

One Life to Live Judy Schulman-Brown, Judy, Judy Schulman

Barbara Walsh Videos

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Darren Criss, Brian d'Arcy James, Jessica Vosk & More to Take Part in Atlantic Theater Company Gala

Atlantic Theater Company will present their 2023 Gala on Monday, April 17, 2023 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. See who is performing, and how to purchase tickets!

Wagner College Theatre Breaks New Ground With USED RECORDS

For the new year WCT will be offering an entirely new show, USED RECORDS. Story, conception, and direction by Jack Cummings III, USED RECORDS will be a completely new work created by the company and will explore the story of a woman named Colleen O'Brien through generations spanning the 20th and 21st centuries.

Good Theater Presents NUREYEV'S EYES Beginning This Month

Good Theater continues its 20th anniversary season with NUREYEV'S EYES, running February 22nd through March 12th. Directed by James Noel Hoban, the production will star Joseph Bearor as Jamie Wyeth and Michael Grew as Rudolf Nureyev, and feature a set by James Noel Hoban and Craig Robinson, props by Annon Bill, costume design by Michelle Handley, lighting design by Iain Odlin, and stage management by Michael Lynch.

Ophelia's Jump Theatre Presents WELL-BEHAVED WOMEN Beginning This Week

Ophelia's Jump Productions (OJP) is proud to launch their 10th Season with Carmel Dean's musical, Well-Behaved Women. The production will be performed at the Ophelia's Jump Studio Theater, located at 2009 Porterfield Way, Suite H, in Upland, from February 11 through March 12, 2023.

Photos: Donna Lynne Champlin, Mary Testa & More Star in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Benefit Performance

See photos of Transport Group's one-night-only benefit performance of the Frank Capra holiday classic It's a Wonderful Life, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III, starring Donna Lynne Champlin, Mary Testa, and more.

Marc Kudisch, Mary Testa, Barbara Walsh Join Cast of One-Night-Only IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

Transport Group has announced casting for its one-night-only performance of the Frank Capra holiday classic, It's a Wonderful Life, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III, which takes place Monday, December 12, at 8pm, at The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture, 18 Bleecker Street.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of A DELICATE BALANCE Off-Broadway

Transport Group in partnership with National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO) is presenting Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, directed by Transport Group Artistic Director Jack Cummings III, at the Connelly Theater, 220 East 4 Street. Check out photos from opening night here!

VIDEO: OKLAHOMA! National Tour Performs 'Mila Kunis!' Parody & 'People Will Say We're' In Love' on CORDEN

James Corden's dressing room check-in with the cast of the Oklahoma! National Tour took a turn when they revealed to him that they were actually the cast of 'Mila Kunis! the Musical,' leading them into a parody of the musical's title song. Sasha Hutchings and Sean Grandillo performed 'People Will Say We're In Love.' Watch videos now!


The national tour cast of Oklahoma! will perform on The Late Late Show with James Corden tonight. The production stars Sasha Hutchings and Sean Grandillo, joined by Christopher Bannow, Sis, Hennessy Winkler, Benj Mirman, Barbara Walsh, Hannah Solow, Mauricio Lozano, Ugo Chukwu, Jordan Wynn, and more.

Review: OKLAHOMA at Ahmanson Theatre

It seems everybody is having one of two reactions to Director Daniel Fish’s revival of OKLAHOMA! currently playing at the Ahmanson Theatre. But love it or hate it, so much of this update of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s acclaimed 1943 musical in which a farm girl is courted by two rival suitors, works.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of OKLAHOMA! in Los Angeles

The National Tour of Oklahoma! celebrated its opening night at the Ahmanson Theatre on September 15. The production plays at the Center Theatre Group venue in Los Angeles through October 16. Check out the photos from the opening night red carpet here!

Los Angeles Premiere of OKLAHOMA! to Open at the Ahmanson Theatre This Week

The Los Angeles premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! directed by Daniel Fish opens Thursday, September 15 at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre. The tour will mark the first time a First-Class Equity production of Oklahoma! has toured North America in more than 40 years. This bold interpretation will play through October 16.

Interview: An Experienced Tourer Barbara Walsh Traverses The U.S. With OKLAHOMA!

Next up at The Ahmanson, the Los Angeles premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s reimagined, Tony Award winning Oklahoma! opening September 15, 2022. I got a chance to toss out a few questions to the very game Barbara Walsh who plays Aunt Eller.

Review: ROGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S OKLAHOMA! at Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco

What did our critic think of ROGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S OKLAHOMA! at Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco?

Review: OKLAHOMA! at Golden Gate Theatre

What did our critic think of OKLAHOMA! at Golden Gate Theatre?

OKLAHOMA! National Tour is Coming to the Ahmanson Theatre in September

Center Theatre Group will present the Los Angeles premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “OKLAHOMA!” directed by Daniel Fish at the Ahmanson Theatre from September 13 through October 16, 2022.

BWW Review: Broadway's OKLAHOMA! Leaves the Audience Less Than OK!

Leave all expectations at the door and prepare for Daniel Fish’s new interpretation of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musical. OKLAHOMA! is at the Winspear Opera House May 31-June 12. Whether you love it or hate it, it’s an experience you won’t forget.

BWW Review: Tony Award-winning Revival of RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S OKLAHOMA! Plays Nashville This Week

Yet perhaps at no time during its vaunted and venerated history has Oklahoma! been so polarizing as it has become now, thanks to the 2019 Broadway revival directed by Daniel Fish which is touring the provinces. Read our critic's review.

Nebraska Debut of OKLAHOMA! is Coming to the Lied Center

The Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Oklahoma! will make its Nebraska debut at the Lied Center! Directed by Daniel Fish, this is Oklahoma! as you’ve never seen or heard it before—reimagined for the 21st century, and now the Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Musical.

OKLAHOMA! to Open Starlight's 2022 AdventHealth Broadway Series

Starlight will present the Kansas City premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA! at Starlight Theatre from May 13-15.


Barbara Walsh has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

Barbara Walsh has not appeared in the West End

Barbara Walsh has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical for her role in "Carrie: The Musical" at the HELEN Production (Helen Hayes Awards). She was also nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical for her performance in "Grey Gardens" at the Helen Hayes Awards. Additionally, she received nominations for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for her role in "Company" and for Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical for "Falsettos." Furthermore, she was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for her performance in "Falsettos."

Barbara Walsh has won several awards throughout her career. She received the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical award from the HELEN Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for her performance in "Carrie: The Musical." Additionally, she won the Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for her role in "Falsettos." These accolades highlight her exceptional talent and contributions to the Broadway industry.

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