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Cady Huffman

 
Date Of Birth:
February 02, 1965 (57)
Birth Place:
Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Bio:
Huffman first came to Broadway as a replacement cast member in the hit musical La Cage aux Folles (1985), and was quickly cast in Bob Fosse's Big Deal, to be followed by a Tony-Award nomination for her performance in The Will Rogers Follies (1991). In 2001, she played the role of Ulla in the ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 02, 1965 (57)

Birth Place: Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Bio:
Huffman first came to Broadway as a replacement cast member in the hit musical La Cage aux Folles (1985), and was quickly cast in Bob Fosse's Big Deal, to be followed by a Tony-Award nomination for her performance in The Will Rogers Follies (1991). In 2001, she played the role of Ulla in the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Mrs. Shubert [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway, 0
Kenyon's Mother
  [Off-Broadway]
Minetta Lane Theatre Production, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Peccadillo Theater Company Production, 2011
Lorraine Sheldon
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2006
Ruth Winters
  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Terpsicore
  [New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2005
Rose
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2004
Kathy
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2002
Introduction
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Ulla
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
The Gorgeous Ednaette #1 [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Rita Racine (Standby)
Shelby Stevens (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1991
Ziegfeld's Favorite
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Dancer
Pearl (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Angelique [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
West Coast Revival, 1982
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

Photos

Will Rogers Follies- Peter von Mayrhauser, Cady Huffman and friends Photo

Will Rogers Follies- Peter von Mayrhauser, Cady Huffman and friends

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Date:
11/17/2021
Emily Rynasko, Jason Gotay, Paige Silvester, Charlotte Maltby, Robbie Simpson, Cady H Photo

Emily Rynasko, Jason Gotay, Paige Silvester, Charlotte Maltby, Robbie Simpson, Cady Huffman, Robert Petkoff, Cynthia Darlow, Emma Stratton and Fred Applegate

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Date:
12/16/2019
Cady Huffman, Charlotte Maltby and Robbie Simpson Photo

Cady Huffman, Charlotte Maltby and Robbie Simpson

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Date:
12/16/2019
Paige Silvester, Robert Petoff and Cady Huffman Photo

Paige Silvester, Robert Petoff and Cady Huffman

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Date:
12/16/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Mrs. Shubert [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway, 0
Kenyon's Mother

  [Off-Broadway]
Minetta Lane Theatre Production, 2014
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Peccadillo Theater Company Production, 2011
Lorraine Sheldon

  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2006
Ruth Winters

  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Terpsicore

  [New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2005
Rose

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2004
Kathy

  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2002
Introduction

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Ulla

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
The Gorgeous Ednaette #1 [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Rita Racine (Standby)

Shelby Stevens (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1991
Ziegfeld's Favorite

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Dancer

Pearl (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Angelique [Replacement]

  [Regional (US)]
West Coast Revival, 1982
Performer

Productions

Director

Cady Huffman Biography

Huffman first came to Broadway as a replacement cast member in the hit musical La Cage aux Folles (1985), and was quickly cast in Bob Fosse's Big Deal, to be followed by a Tony-Award nomination for her performance in The Will Rogers Follies (1991). In 2001, she played the role of Ulla in the original cast of the Broadway musical The Producers, by Mel Brooks. Huffman received the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for the role.

She made her film debut in the film Hero (1992). She has since appeared in Space Marines (1996), Romance & Cigarettes and The Nanny Diaries. She also appeared in the 2010 film The Company Men. During 2003 and 2004, she produced, starred in and acted as production designer for the independent film Sunday on the Rocks directed by Joe Morton.

On television, she has had guest starring roles on programs such as Frasier, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Mad About You. She appeared as herself in several guest spots on the television series Curb Your Enthusiasm during 2004. The series' fourth season plot involved Larry David joining the cast of The Producers. Beginning in August 2005, Huffman took over for Kimberlin Brown as Dr. Paige Miller on One Life to Live. Her last episode aired on January 23, 2006. During 2011 and 2012, she has appeared in episodes of The Good Wife.

She was a regular food judge on Food Network's Iron Chef America, described by host Alton Brown as "the Kitty Carlisle" of the series.

During July and August 2007, Huffman starred in the Off-Broadway play Surface to Air written by David Epstein and directed by James Naughton, in a rare dramatic part for the actress who usually appears on stage in musicals. In May 2009, she appeared in the new musical Pirates! in the Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, production. She appeared alongside The Producers co-star Nathan Lane in The Nance which opened on Broadway on April 15, 2013. She was nominated for a 2013 Outer Critics Circle Award for her work in that play. In 2014, she played a major role in the Off-Broadway rock musical Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter.

In July 2017 she directed City of Light, a musical by Gabrielle Wagner, Julie Weiner and Jan Roper at the SheNYC Summer Theater Festival.

Cady Huffman Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Cady Huffman, The Nance
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Cady Huffman, The Producers
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Cady Huffman, The Producers
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Cady Huffman, The Producers
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Cady Huffman , The Will Rogers Follies

Cady Huffman News

Musical Theater Melodies Celebrates 120th Birthday of Legendary Composer Richard Rodg Photo Musical Theater Melodies Celebrates 120th Birthday of Legendary Composer Richard Rodgers with Broadcast and Streaming Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022

Tuesday June 28th, 2022, marks the 120th Anniversary of the birth of legendary Broadway composer Richard Rodgers, Rob Morrison's Musical Theatre Melodies will commemorate the occasion with the broadcast and streaming premiere of the Museum of the City of New York's A CELEBRATION OF RICHARD RODGERS, recorded live at The Imperial Theatre, New York City, on March 26th, 1972.

See Kirsten & Matthew Scott and Cady Huffman & Mary Ann McSweeney This Weekend at FOR Photo See Kirsten & Matthew Scott and Cady Huffman & Mary Ann McSweeney This Weekend at FORESTBURGH UNDER THE STARS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, will wrap its third Forestburgh Under the Stars Concert Series this weekend with Broadway Couple Kirtsen & Matthew Scott: We Didn't Sleep Last Night on June 17 and Tony Winner Cady Huffman with Mary Ann McSweeney: It Was a Very Good Year on June 18.

Royal Family Productions to Present A Re-imagining of ROMEO AND JULIET Photo Royal Family Productions to Present A Re-imagining of ROMEO AND JULIET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

Royal Family Productions will present the inaugural production in a new Young BIPOC Directors series, Romeo and Juliet. This new adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play by Lindsay Price is directed by Lily Ventura.

See Jackie Burns & Ken Page This Weekend at FORESTBURGH UNDER THE STARS Photo See Jackie Burns & Ken Page This Weekend at FORESTBURGH UNDER THE STARS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, is continuing its Forestburgh Under the Stars Concert Series this weekend with Jackie Burns (Wicked) June 10 and Broadway Legend Ken Page June 11.

COVID STILL SUX: The Musical Part 2 to be Presented at the Franco Center Photo COVID STILL SUX: The Musical Part 2 to be Presented at the Franco Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Following the sold-out success of COVID SUX: The Musical at Cumston Hall, Chris Henry, and Mark Falconer have written a new sequel to their previous original musical comedy about the pandemic featuring parodies of hit Broadway songs from shows like Hamilton, Les Miserables, Tick Tick Boom, West Side Story, Chicago, and Annie.

T. Oliver Reid to Kick Off Forestburgh Under The Stars Broadway Concert Series Photo T. Oliver Reid to Kick Off Forestburgh Under The Stars Broadway Concert Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, has announced the 2022 Forestburgh Under the Stars Concert Series (June 3 - 18).

WINDFALL Opens This Week at Bay Street Theater Photo WINDFALL Opens This Week at Bay Street Theater
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to share production photos of Windfall, the first show of the 2022 Mainstage Season. The new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander, will make its East Coast premiere this week on Tuesday, May 31, and runs through June 19.

Anthony Norman to Star as 'Evan Hansen' in DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tour Year Four - Full Cas Photo Anthony Norman to Star as 'Evan Hansen' in DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tour Year Four - Full Cast Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022

Complete casting has been announced for year four of the Tony Award-winning musical’s North American Tour. Find out who is in the cast, the tour schedule and how to get tickets.

Forestburgh Playhouse Announces 2022 Season Photo Forestburgh Playhouse Announces 2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

Celebrating its 76th Season as ‚ÄúThe Miracle of the Forest,‚ÄĚ Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, announces its 2022 Season of musicals and plays, along with a summer series of exciting, safe outdoor concerts in compliance with local social distancing measures.

Chad Burris, Nathan Salstone & Troy Iwata Join WE WILL NOT BE SILENT at The Green Roo Photo Chad Burris, Nathan Salstone & Troy Iwata Join WE WILL NOT BE SILENT at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

We Will Not Be Silent, a benefit concert to honor and support those courageously resisting oppression today, featuring songs from White Rose: The Musical, with book & lyrics by Brian Belding and music by Natalie Brice, will be presented at The Green Room 42 (570 10th Avenue) on Thursday, May 19 at 7pm.

Cady Huffman Videos

BWW TV: Watch Daphne Rubin-Vega, Ralph Fiennes & More in Highlights from Epic Shakesp VideoBWW TV: Watch Daphne Rubin-Vega, Ralph Fiennes & More in Highlights from Epic Shakespeare Marathon
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2020

Viewers were treated with performances from Hollywood actors Ralph Fiennes (Schindler's List, Harry Potter), Lea DeLaria(Orange is the New Black) and John Ventimigia (The Sopranos, Blue Bloods), to Broadway Stars Cady Huffman (TONY winner, The Producers) and Daphne Rubin-Vega (TONY nominee Original Mimi in Rent), to musicians Rufus Wainwright and Kenyon Phillips, to principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre James Whiteside and more.

VIDEO: Watch Ralph Fiennes, Rufus Wainwright, Lea DeLaria Perform in 8-Hour Shakespea VideoVIDEO: Watch Ralph Fiennes, Rufus Wainwright, Lea DeLaria Perform in 8-Hour Shakespeare Marathon
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2020

What better way to celebrate the bard's birthday than with a marathon? While the doors of Irondale Ensemble Project remain closed amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, the company launched a 8 hour Shakespeare sonnet marathon in honor of Shakespeare's birthday, performing for over nearly 2,000 people throughout the day. Over 110 participants, spanning from age 9-90 joined the company to read and contribute.

BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault- Cady Huffman Sings from CARNIVAL and WEST SIDE S VideoBWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault- Cady Huffman Sings from CARNIVAL and WEST SIDE STORY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 16, 2020

In 2005, BroadwayWorld gathered a slew of stars for Standing Ovations 3, a special concert event at Joe's Pub benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. Below, watch as Cady Huffman sings 'Mira' from Carnival and 'Maria' from West Side Story.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's Record-Breaking 2017 GYPSY OF THE YEAR VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's Record-Breaking 2017 GYPSY OF THE YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The indomitable and generous spirit of the theatre community - those onstage, backstage and in the audience - shined brightly as the 29th annual Gypsy of the Year competition celebrated six weeks of fundraising work of 56 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Gypsy of the Year (#GypsyOfTheYear), which was held December 4 and 5, 2017, raised a record-breaking $5,609,211 for Broadway Cares. Check out highlights from the show below!

VIDEO: Cady Huffman Stars in Will & Anthony Nunziata's 'The Gift Is You' Music Video VideoVIDEO: Cady Huffman Stars in Will & Anthony Nunziata's 'The Gift Is You' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Will & Anthony Nunziata have just released a music video for their original song 'The Gift Is You,' featuring Tony Award winner Cady Huffman. Check it out below!

'When There Are High Stakes, We Hit High Notes': Laura Bell Bundy Gears Up for DOUBLE Video'When There Are High Stakes, We Hit High Notes': Laura Bell Bundy Gears Up for DOUBLE STANDARDS Concert for Women
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 31, 2017

Earlier this week, BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg got up close and personal with Bundy about her current gig starring in The Honeymooners at Paper Mill Playhouse and her important upcoming Double Standards concert to celebrate women at NYC's Town Hall.

BWW Exclusive: Listen to Marti Gould Cummings & Daphne Rubin-Vega Duet on A VERY MART VideoBWW Exclusive: Listen to Marti Gould Cummings & Daphne Rubin-Vega Duet on A VERY MARTI HOLIDAY Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 31, 2017

Showman Marti Gould Cummings, known for his inventive blend of drag, comedy, and vocal performance, announces the release of his first record, A Very Marti Holiday, available on iTunes November 1. Produced by Blake Allen, the album will feature recordings with Marti Gould Cummings, Tony Award Winner Cady Huffman, Tony nominee Daphne Rubin Vega, Olivier Award winner Lesli Margarita, Lion King star Jelani Remy, Kristina Nicole Miller, and Dear Evan Hanson's Tim Young.

BWW TV: Broadway Belts Out Kander & Ebb in Rehearsal for AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Ga VideoBWW TV: Broadway Belts Out Kander & Ebb in Rehearsal for AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Gala!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company has a star-studded gala in the works featuring a musical revue with some of Broadway's best and brightest. And the World Goes 'Round is a stunning musical revue by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the multi Tony Award winning team that wrote Chicago and Cabaret. From Flora the Red Menace to Kiss of the Spider Woman and everything in between, the nonstop hit-parade features unforgettable gems including 'All that Jazz,' 'Maybe This Time,' 'Colored Lights' and 'New York, New York,' seamlessly woven into an unforgettable evening of musical theatre. And the World Goes 'Round is a celebration of life, love and the fighting spirit that keeps us all going.

Steve Kazee, Patrick Page & Cady Huffman Lead Reading of THE STING Musical VideoSteve Kazee, Patrick Page & Cady Huffman Lead Reading of THE STING Musical
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 14, 2017

An industry reading is underway for a new musical adaptation of The Sting!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Good Bones' Episode of MADAM SECRETARY on CBS
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 27, 2017

On the next episode of MADAM SECRETARY on CBS titled 'Good Bones', Elizabeth enlists the help of Hollywood star Ashley Whittaker (Julia Nicole Schlaepfer) to help sway the president of Kyrgyzstan to end human trafficking in his country, but the added attention could put an American captive at risk.


Cady Huffman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Cady Huffman been in?
Cady Huffman has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Cady Huffman been in?
Cady Huffman has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Cady Huffman been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Nance , Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Producers , Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Producers Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Producers and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Will Rogers Follies .

What awards has Cady Huffman won?
Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Producers Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Producers and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Producers.