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Carol Woods

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Bertha [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Bessie James [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2001
Jeanette Burmeister [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Stella Deems
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Matron "Mama" Morton
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]
Mama Morton [Replacement]
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Molly Grant
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Molly Grant
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1993
Lorena Hickok
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Mrs. Crosby
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Lady
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1991
Tituba
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1988
Lady From the Road
  [West End]
Concert [West End], 1988
Performer
  [West End]
London Revival, 1987
Performer
  [Broadway]
1987
Rose
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Maybelle
Mrs. Faye (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1979
Bertha [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Ma Reed (Understudy)
  [US Tour]
National Tour (2013-14), 2013
Matron "Mama" Morton
  [US Tour]
First Class National Tour, 2002
Jeanette Burmeister

Photos

Carol Woods & Amra-Faye Wright Photo

Carol Woods & Amra-Faye Wright

From: 
Date:
10/20/2017
Carol Woods & Amra Faye Wright Photo

Carol Woods & Amra Faye Wright

From: 
Date:
10/20/2017
Chris Gillespie, Robert Cuccioli, Brandie Sutton, Darren K. Stokes, Lillias White, Ch Photo

Chris Gillespie, Robert Cuccioli, Brandie Sutton, Darren K. Stokes, Lillias White, Christine Pedi, Andrea Frierson, Fay Ann Lee, Sal Viviano

From: 
Date:
06/30/2017
Ava Briglia, Carol Woods, Willow McCarthy, Aviva Winick, Jane Beller, Tonya Pinkins,  Photo

Ava Briglia, Carol Woods, Willow McCarthy, Aviva Winick, Jane Beller, Tonya Pinkins, Judy Kuhn, Erin Hill, Phyllis Newman

From: 
Date:
10/25/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Bertha [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Bessie James [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2001
Jeanette Burmeister [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Stella Deems

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Matron "Mama" Morton

Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

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

Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

Mama Morton [Replacement]

Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Molly Grant

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Molly Grant

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1993
Lorena Hickok

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Mrs. Crosby

Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Lady

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1991
Tituba

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1988
Lady From the Road

  [West End]
Concert [West End], 1988
Performer

  [West End]
London Revival, 1987
Performer

  [Broadway]
1987
Rose

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Maybelle

Mrs. Faye (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1979
Bertha [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Ma Reed (Understudy)

  [US Tour]
National Tour (2013-14), 2013
Matron "Mama" Morton

  [US Tour]
First Class National Tour, 2002
Jeanette Burmeister


Carol Woods Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production
Carol WoodsThe Full Monty, The Broadway Musical
 
Olivier Awards - 1987 - Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actress in a Musical
Carol WoodsBlues In The Night

Carol Woods News

The Muny Announces Directors, Choreographers & Music Directors for 2022 season Photo The Muny Announces Directors, Choreographers & Music Directors for 2022 season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2022

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny‚Äôs 2022 season, which opens on June 13 with the celebrated return of the 2021 hit that audiences went ‚ÄúWhoopee!‚ÄĚ for, the Tony Award-winning¬†Chicago.

MAC Announces 2020 Winners of the Burman and Wallowitch Awards Photo MAC Announces 2020 Winners of the Burman and Wallowitch Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2020

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) has announced the 2020 winners of the Dottie Burman and John Wallowitch songwriting awards. Each recipient receives $500.

The Muny Announces 2020 Season Creative Teams Photo The Muny Announces 2020 Season Creative Teams
by Alan Henry - Jan 8, 2020

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.

BWW Interview: Sharon D Clarke Talks DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Piccadilly Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Sharon D Clarke Talks DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Piccadilly Theatre
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Oct 18, 2019

It's been a good year for Sharon D Clarke. In April, she finished starring in Caroline, or Change, for which she won the Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Clarke and the show transfer to Broadway next year. In the summer, she was The Lady in Blues in the Night at the Kiln Theatre and she also starred as Linda Loman in Death of a Salesman at the Young Vic. Miller's play, directed by Marianne Elliott and Miranda Cromwell, transfers to the Piccadilly Theatre this autumn.

Roberto Araujo In DO YOU DREAM IN SPANISH? Returns To The Green Room 42 On November 1 Photo Roberto Araujo In DO YOU DREAM IN SPANISH? Returns To The Green Room 42 On November 15
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 a?" the new intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway's a?oeoff-night hotspota?? by The New York Times a?" will present the return of Roberto Araujo in Do You Dream In Spanish? on Friday, November 15 at 9:30 PM.

The Green Room 42 Presents DO YOU DREAM IN SPANISH? Photo The Green Room 42 Presents DO YOU DREAM IN SPANISH?
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2019

The Green Room 42 presents Roberto Araujo in DO YOU DREAM IN SPANISH? by Roberto Araujo with additional material by Michael Perrie Jr., March 15, 2019 at 9:30pm at The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue in New York City

BWW Review: On Opening Night, The 29th New York Cabaret Convention Chooses Its Own De Photo BWW Review: On Opening Night, The 29th New York Cabaret Convention Chooses Its Own Definition of Cabaret Today
by Ashley Steves - Oct 12, 2018

The Mabel Mercer Foundation put itself in a tricky spot to start this year's New York Cabaret Convention: how do you define what cabaret today looks like?

Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual Ne Photo Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

For three decades, the unofficial launch of 'autumn in New York' has been marked by the annual Cabaret Convention of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. This year, their four individual concerts will once again be presented at 6 p.m. at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Today, October 9thand running through Friday, October 12th. More than seventy diverse vocalists -- ranging in age from seventeen to ninety -- are scheduled to entertain; thirteen of these will make their New York Cabaret Convention debuts during the 2018 performances.

Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual Ne Photo Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12th
by Julie Musbach - Jul 17, 2018

For three decades, the unofficial launch of 'autumn in New York' has been marked by the annual Cabaret Convention of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. This year, their four individual concerts will once again be presented at 6 p.m. at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Tuesday, October 9thand running through Friday, October 12th. More than seventy diverse vocalists -- ranging in age from seventeen to ninety -- are scheduled to entertain; thirteen of these will make their New York Cabaret Convention debuts during the 2018 performances.

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and More Sign On as Muny Season 100 Creatives Photo John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and More Sign On as Muny Season 100 Creatives
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 14, 2017

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2018 centennial season, which opens on June 11 with the first production in the world of Jerome Robbins' Broadway since it's Tony - award winning Broadway and national tour productions.

Carol Woods Videos

VIDEO: Real Life FROZEN Sisters Release Music Video VideoVIDEO: Real Life FROZEN Sisters Release Music Video
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2017

Clara, age 14 and Violet Young, age 12 announce their music video debut September 29, 2017.

Preview: The Real Frozen Sisters Music Video 'For The First Time In Forever' VideoPreview: The Real Frozen Sisters Music Video 'For The First Time In Forever'
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 18, 2017

Hey Disney, Meet NYC's Real Life Frozen Sisters, Clara and Violet Young, NYC Clara, age 14 and Violet Young, age 12 will launch their music video debut on September 29, 2017!

BWW TV: Ladies of CHICAGO Get Jazzy at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 20, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the cast of CHICAGO, including: Bianca Marroquin, Amra-Faye Wright, Carol Woods, David Bushman and Nathan Madden. Click below to watch clips from 'Me and My Baby,' 'When You're Good to Mama,' and 'My Own Best Friend.'

Dave Willetts Talks About His New Album ONCE IN A LIFETIME
by Carrie Dunn - May 13, 2012

For over 25 years, Dave Willetts has been one of the UK's leading theatre musical stars, praised by critics and contemporaries alike for his worldwide performances in musicals including The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Cats.

STAGE TUBE: CHICAGO Announces Cellblock Idol Contest
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 27, 2011

CHICAGO has just announced that past American Idol judge and current Roxie, Kara DioGuardi will judge a new contest titled 'Cellblock Idol,' in which fans can sing their favorite CHICAGO tunes and submit them through Youtube. The winner of the contest will be awarded a dinner a B. Smiths, tickets to the show, and a special meeting with Ms. DioGuardi! For additional deatils on the guidlines, visit the show's Facebook page.

STAGE TUBE: Kara DioGuardi on Her Road to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 19, 2011

Former American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi just made her Broadway debut in Chicago as murderess 'Roxie Hart.' DioGuardi will play an 8 week limited engagement in the production. DioGuardi is the latest addition to the roster of actresses who have graced Chicago's Broadway stage as Roxie Hart throughout the years, including Brooke Shields, Sandy Duncan, Marilu Henner, Bebe Neuwirth, AshLee Simpson, Michelle Williams, Christie Brinkley and Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith. Click below to hear her chat about her road to the Great White Way!

STAGE TUBE: Kara DioGuardi Performs CHICAGO Medley on REGIS & KELLY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2011

Former American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi made her Broadway debut last week in Chicago as murderess 'Roxie Hart.' DioGuardi will play an 8 week limited engagement in the production. She recently stopped by 'Live with Regis and Kelly,' where she erformed a medley of 'Funny Honey' and 'Nowadays.' Click below to check out her performance!

BWW TV: CHICAGO Performs Free for Facebook Fans
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 1, 2011

On January 30, an all-star roster of CHICAGO alumni celebrated CHICAGO's 'Facebook Fan Day,' a one-of-a-kind performance marking the first time in Broadway history that a production has given away its entire house to Facebook fans for FREE. Participants included Tony Award winner Chita Rivera (Broadway's original Velma Kelly), Vincent Pastore (Amos Hart), Tony Award winner Lillias White (Matron 'Mama' Morton), Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Roxie Hart), Brent Barrett (Billy Flynn), Rob Bartlett (Amos Hart), Amra-Faye Wright (Velma Kelly), Carol Woods (Matron 'Mama' Morton) and many more, plus current CHICAGO stars Bianca Marroquin (Roxie Hart), Leigh Zimmerman (Velma Kelly), Colman Domingo (Billy Flynn), Robert Creighton (Amos Hart) and LaVon Fisher-Wilson (Matron 'Mama' Morton). Also in attendance were producer Barry Weissler, special guest hosts Julie James and Seth Rudetsky of SiriusXM Radio's 'On Broadway' channel, and over 1,000 of CHICAGO's top fans, all of whom are attending this very special performance for free.

BWW TV: CHICAGO 'Talkback Tuesdays' with Melora Hardin
by Eddie Varley - Jan 23, 2009

A recent 'Talkback Tuesdays' featured a post-show conversation with actress Melora Hardin. BWW TV was there to share in the fun as Melora discussed being a part of the hit Kander & Ebb musical!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat - CHICAGO!
by Broadway Beat - Jan 13, 2007

Bebe's back in town and to celebrate her return to the Great White Way, we are pleased to bring you this supersized episode dedicated to the longest running musical revival, CHICAGO! Catch highlights and interviews from the 10th Anniversary performance, rehearsal footage from before the revival began its impressive run, clips from the out-of-town tryout in 1974, and so much more! You won't want to miss this special show filled with stars such as Gwen Verdon, Ann Reinking, Bebe Neuwirth, Chita Rivera, James Naughton, Joel Grey, John Kander, Fred Ebb, Karen Ziemba, Sandy Duncan, Brooke Shields, Melanie Griffith, Walter Bobbie, Marcia Lewis Bryan, Fran & Barry Weissler, Christopher McDonald, Gregory Harrison, Roz Ryan, Ben Vereen, Kevin Chamberlain, Paige Davis, Marilu Henner, Carol Woods, Rob Bartlett, Caroline O'Connor and more!


Carol Woods Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Carol Woods been in?
Carol Woods has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Carol Woods been in?
Carol Woods has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Carol Woods's first West End show?
Carol Woods's first West End show was Blues in the Night which opened in 1987

What awards has Carol Woods been nominated for?
Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Full Monty, The Broadway Musical and Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actress in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Blues In The Night .