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Becky Ann Baker

Also Credited As: Becky Gelke
 
Date Of Birth:
February 17, 1953 (69)
Birth Place:
Fort Knox, KY, USA
Bio:
Broadway: All My Sons, Assassins, Titanic, A Streetcar Named Desire and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Off-Broadway: Suddenly Last Summer, Othello and Two Gentlemen of Verona (NYSF), Encore's Wonderful Town, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told (NYTW), Shanghai Moon and June Moon (Drama Dept.), ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 17, 1953 (69)

Birth Place: Fort Knox, KY, USA

Bio:
Broadway: All My Sons, Assassins, Titanic, A Streetcar Named Desire and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Off-Broadway: Suddenly Last Summer, Othello and Two Gentlemen of Verona (NYSF), Encore's Wonderful Town, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told (NYTW), Shanghai Moon and June Moon (Drama Dept.), ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theater World Premiere, 2018
Nancy Prenchel
  [Off-Broadway]
Park Avenue Armory Revival, 2017
Mildred's Aunt
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Women's Project Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Elizabeth [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2011
Jean
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Sue Bayliss
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Mrs. Holly
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Jean Eliot
  [Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2004
Sara Jane Moore
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Mrs. Carroll/Sir Geoffrey
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Emilia
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival [Cancelled], 2001
Sara Jane Moore
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Mrs. Wade
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Jane
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
3rd Class Passenger
Charlotte Cardoza
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Lena Abernathy
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Ma (A Stye)
Wanda (Wanda's)
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Donna
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 1990
Mary Flynn

Becky Ann Baker Biography

Broadway: All My Sons, Assassins, Titanic, A Streetcar Named Desire and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Off-Broadway: Suddenly Last Summer, Othello and Two Gentlemen of Verona (NYSF), Encore's Wonderful Town, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told (NYTW), Shanghai Moon and June Moon (Drama Dept.), Durang, Durang (MTC), To Whom It May Concern, Laura Dennis (Signature), The Vagina Monologues (Westside Arts) and more. Regional: Williamstown Theatre Festival, Old Globe, South Coast Rep, Arena Stage, NJSF, Goodman and more. Film: Nights in Rodanthe, Spinning into Butter, Stay, The Night Listener, Gretchen, War of the Worlds, Two Weeks Notice, A Simple Plan, Celebrity, Men In Black, In and Out, Sabrina, Unstrung Heroes, White Squall, Lorenzo's Oil and Come See the Paradise. TV: "Kings," "Nurse Jackie," "Freaks and Geeks" (regular), "Storm of the Century," "Soul Man," "Ruby Ridge," "Frasier," "Star Trek: Voyager," "Sex and the City," "Law & Order," "L&O: SVU," "Oz" and more. Member: Actor's Studio, Drama Dept. and Usual Suspects ‚Äď NYTW.

Becky Ann Baker Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical
Becky Ann BakerMerrily We Roll Along

Becky Ann Baker News

Richard Kind to Host 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Featuring Steven Pasqual Photo Richard Kind to Host 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Featuring Steven Pasquale, Phillipa Soo & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2022

Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 WTF Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022, which marks the return of the Late-Night Cabaret, a beloved tradition at the Festival, will be hosted by Richard Kind.

Performance-Only Single Tickets for 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Now On Sa Photo Performance-Only Single Tickets for 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Now On Sale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2022

Performance-only single tickets for the 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022 are now on sale.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2022

Katie Holmes Will Lead THE WANDERERS Off-Broadway Next Year Photo Katie Holmes Will Lead THE WANDERERS Off-Broadway Next Year
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2022

Katie Holmes will lead Roundabout Theatre Company's New York premiere of The  Wanderers by playwright Anna Ziegler, and directed by Barry Edelstein. Learn more about the play here!

Steven Pasquale, Phillipa Soo, Alex Edelman & More to Join Williamstown Theatre Festi Photo Steven Pasquale, Phillipa Soo, Alex Edelman & More to Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 WTF Gala in New York City will be held at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022. The evening will mark the return of the Late-Night Cabaret, a beloved tradition at the Festival.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of COST OF LIVING on Broadway Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of COST OF LIVING on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Check out photos from opening night here!

Signature Theatre to Unveil 42 Street Intersection as Jim Houghton Way Photo Signature Theatre to Unveil 42 Street Intersection as Jim Houghton Way
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022

On the afternoon of October 4, Signature Theatre will unveil the 42nd Street and Dyer Avenue intersection in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood as the newly co-named Jim Houghton Way, celebrating the groundbreaking company’s founder, James Houghton (1958-2016).

Becky Ann Baker and Nikki M. James Will Lead Industry Reading of New Musical ASK, I W Photo Becky Ann Baker and Nikki M. James Will Lead Industry Reading of New Musical ASK, I WILL TELL.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022

A private industry reading of Ask, I Will Tell, a new musical by Ben Diskant, will be presented in New York City on Thursday, June 23 at 3pm. 

Industry Editor Exclusive: Who Are the 2022 Tony Nominators? Photo Industry Editor Exclusive: Who Are the 2022 Tony Nominators?
by Cara Joy David - May 8, 2022

As we focus on the Tony nominations announcement on Monday, you may be wondering ‚Äď who does the nominating? This year over 50% of the announced nominators will not in fact be nominating anyone. There are now only 29 essential players in the Tony nominator pool.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH on Broadway Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH on Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 26, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater's production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic The Skin of Our Teeth, opened just last night at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The production coincides with the 125th anniversary of Mr. Wilder's birth and also marks the Beaumont and Broadway debuts of LCT Resident Director Lileana Blain-Cruz.

Becky Ann Baker Videos

Broadway Rewind: TITANIC Sails On Again in Concert! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: TITANIC Sails On Again in Concert!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 9, 2020

Today we rewind to 2014, when Manhattan Concert Productions brought back Titanic. Titanic made its Broadway debut in 1997 to critical acclaim, winning five Tony Awards including the award for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone.

VIDEO: Watch André De Shields on CLASSIC CONVERSATIONS Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch André De Shields on CLASSIC CONVERSATIONS

by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2020

CSC's 'Classic Conversations' series continued last night with André De Shields. He and John Doyle had a brave, honest conversation, which concludes with a beautiful, brief performance.

VIDEO: Netflix Shares the Trailer for THE HALF OF IT Directed by Alice Wu Videoplay
VIDEO: Netflix Shares the Trailer for THE HALF OF IT Directed by Alice Wu

by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2020

Netflix has shared the trailer for The Half of It, written and directed by Alice Wu. The Half of It is a heartfelt comedy-of-errors about searching for perfect love‚ÄĒand finding yourself in the process.

BWW TV: What's CARDINAL All About? Anna Chlumsky, Adam Pally & Company Explain! Videoplay
BWW TV: What's CARDINAL All About? Anna Chlumsky, Adam Pally & Company Explain!

by TV - Press Previews - Dec 19, 2017

Second Stage Theatre will soon present the world premiere production of Greg Pierce's play, Cardinal, directed by Kate Whoriskey. Cardinal will begin previews Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) and will officially open on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Gummies' Episode of GIRLS on HBO
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 6, 2017

On the next episode of GIRLS on HBO titled 'Gummies', Adam (Adam Driver) and Jessa (Jemima Kirke) begin shooting scenes for their film, but she questions his creative direction.

VIDEO: First Look - Woody Allen's CRISIS IN SIX SCENES, Coming to Amazon
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 14, 2016

Amazon has today shared the first trailer for Woody Allen's television comedy CRISIS IN SIX SCENES, being released on the streaming service September 30th.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek- 2-Episode Season Finale of HBO's GIRLS
by - Apr 11, 2016

On the 2-episode Finale of HBO's GIRLS titled "Love Stories" and "I Love You Baby", after Hannah gives Principal Toby (Douglas McGrath) unexpected news, she runs into Tally (Jenny Slate), her old friend-slash-nemesis.

BWW TV: Patina Miller, Marin Mazzie & More Talk THE COLOR PURPLE on the Opening Night Red Carpet!
by TV - Red Carpets - Dec 11, 2015

The new Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE opened just last night, December 10, at theBernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W 45th Street). Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe award winner Jennifer Hudson makes her Broadway debut opposite Cynthia Erivo, the breakout star of John Doyle's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory production, and Orange is the New Black's Danielle Brooks, in the highly anticipated production of The Color Purple. All three women are make their Broadway debuts. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet to chat with the night's celebrity guests before the curtain went up. Check out what what Patina Miller, Adriane Lenox, Becky Ann Baker, Marin Mazzie and more had to say on the big night!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Jesse Tyler Ferguson & More in Public Theater's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS in the Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) began previews on May 28 for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, the first show of The Public's 2013 season of free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS will feature Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Hamish Linklater as Dromio and Antipholus respectively and will run through Sunday, June 30. BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek of the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Playwrights Horizons' THE GREAT GOD PAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 18, 2012

Playwrights Horizons presents the World Premiere of The Great God Pan, a new play by Obie Award winner Amy Herzog (After the Revolution at PH, 4000 Miles). Directed by Carolyn Cantor (After the Revolution and Essential Self-Defense at PH, Pumpgirl, Orange Water Flower), the production is currently in previews and has an Opening Night set for Tuesday, December 18 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday, January 6 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below!


Becky Ann Baker Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Becky Ann Baker been in?
Becky Ann Baker has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Becky Ann Baker been in?
Becky Ann Baker has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Becky Ann Baker been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Merrily We Roll Along .