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Carole Shelley

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

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Broadway: A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Billy Elliot (Tony nom), Wicked, Cabaret, Show Boat, The Odd Couple, The Miser, Stepping Out (Tony nom), Noises Off, The Elephant Man (Tony Award), Hay Fever, The Norman Conquests (LADCC Award), Absurd Person Singular (Tony nom), Loot. National tours: Broadway Bound, The Royal Family, Noises Off. Off-Broadway: The Film Society, London Suite, The Destiny of Me, Richard II (NYSF), Later Life (Drama Desk nom), Cabaret Verboten, What the Butler Saw, Little Murders, Twelve Dreams (Obie Award), Tartuffe. West End: Lettice and Lovage, Show Boat. TV/Film: “Frasier,” “Gabby,” “Coconut Downs,” The Cosby Show,” “The Odd Couple,” Road to Wellville, Devlin, The Super, Quiz Show, Bewitched. Disney animated: Hercules, The Aristocats, Robin Hood.

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Carole Shelley STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory 2016 Off-Broadway Revival, 2016
Aunt Kate

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Miss Shingle [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Grandma

[US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
Madame Morrible [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Madame Morrible

Madame Morrible [Replacement]

[San Francisco (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2003
Madame Morrible

[West End]
London Production, 1998
Parthy Ann Hawks

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]

Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]

Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]

Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]

[Broadway]
1997
Boo Levy [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Parthy Ann Hawks [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Maggie Grant

[Broadway]
1990
Frosine

[Broadway]
1987
Maxine

[Off-Off-Broadway]
Off-Off-Broadway Concert, 1986
Performer

[Broadway]
1983
Dotty Otley [Replacement]

[Broadway]
1983
Arsinoe

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1981
Performer

[Broadway]
1979
Mrs. Kendal

Pinhead

[Broadway]
1974
Jane

[Broadway]
1970
Jackie Coryton

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Performer

[Broadway]
1968
Fay

[Broadway]
1967
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Gwendolyn Pigeon

[London Fringe]
Original London Production, 1960
Performer


Carole Shelley Movies

It's Great to Be Young!
[ 1956 ] Peggy, The Angel Hill Kids
No, My Darling Daughter
[ 1961 ] First Typist
Carry on Regardless
[ 1961 ] Helen Delling
The Cool Mikado
[ 1963 ] Mrs. Smith
Carry on Cabby
[ 1963 ] Dumb Driver
The Boston Strangler
[ 1968 ] Dana Banks
The Odd Couple
[ 1968 ] Gwendolyn
Some Kind of a Nut
[ 1969 ] Rita
The Aristocats
[ 1970 ] Amelia
Robin Hood
[ 1973 ] Lady Kluck - A Chicken
Waiting for the Parade
[ 1984 ] Janet
The Whoopee Boys
[ 1986 ] Henrietta Phelps
The Super
[ 1991 ] Irene Kritski
Little Noises
[ 1991 ] Aunt Shirley
The Road to Wellville
[ 1994 ] Mrs. Hookstratten
Quiz Show
[ 1994 ] Cornwall Aunt
Hercules
[ 1997 ] Lachesis
Jungle 2 Jungle
[ 1997 ] Fiona
Labor Pains
[ 2000 ] Madge
Wicked
[ 2003 ] Madame Morrible
Bewitched
[ 2005 ] Aunt Clara

Carole Shelley Awards and Nominations

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Carole Shelley , Billy Elliot the Musical

Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Carole Shelley, Billy Elliot, The Musical

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Carole Shelley , Wicked

Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Carole Shelley, Stepping Out

Drama Desk Awards - 1979 - Outstanding Actress - Play

Carole Shelley, The Elephant Man


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1979 - Best Performance

Carole Shelley, The Elephant Man


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Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Carole Shelley, The Elephant Man

Drama Desk Awards - 1975 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play

Carole Shelley, Absurd Peson Singular

Tony Awards - 1975 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Carole Shelley, Absurd Person Singular

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WICKED Cast Recording Streams Continue to Increase Ahead of Film Following New Trailer

As we prepare for the highly-anticipated Wicked movie musical, fans are returning to the iconic Original Broadway Cast Recording. The day after the new trailer dropped, over a dozen songs from the album received significant spikes on Spotify in the U.S. Check out how songs like 'Dear Old Shiz' and 'No One Mourns the Wicked' have increased in streams!
WICKED Cast Recording Streams Increase Ahead of New Film

As we prepare for the highly-anticipated Wicked movie musical, fans are returning to the iconic Original Broadway Cast Recording. The day after the teaser trailer dropped, over a dozen songs from the album received significant spikes on Spotify in the U.S. Check out how songs like 'Defying Gravity' and 'Popular' have increased in streams!
THE PEOPLE VERSUS LENNY BRUCE Comes to 3 West Club This Week

Food For Thought Productions continues celebrating the oft-neglected one-act play and theatre at its best with Award-winning actors, writers and directors, with a unique series set for its 2023 Season. Learn more about The People Versus Lenny Bruce and find out how to get tickets here!
WICKED on Broadway- A Complete Guide

BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about Wicked on Broadway. Find out where it's playing, how to get there, what it's about, and more!
UNLUCKY GAL is the Second Segment Of ALL THE COURT'S A STAGE A Series Of One-Act Plays Based On Seven Of Martin Garbus' Law Cases

Unlucky Gal is the second segment of 'All The Court's A Stage,' a series of one-act plays that are based on seven of Martin Garbus' cases and directed by Antony Marsellis.
Which Broadway Shows Have Received the Most Tony Nominations Ever?

While many stellar productions are poised to earn multiple nominations this season, it will take quite a few to stand up to the current record holders. Below, check out which Broadway shows hold the records for the most-Tony nominated productions of all time.
Singer-Songwriter Judy Collins Will Join in Q&A at Food For Thought Productions

FOOD FOR THOUGHT PRODUCTIONS, now in its 22nd year, continues celebrating the oft-neglected one-act play and theatre at its best with Award-winning actors, writers and directors, with a unique production set for its 2023 Season Opener on January 23rd.
Blythe Danner & Bob Dishy to Star in Food For Thought Productions Plays

FOOD FOR THOUGHT PRODUCTIONS, now in its 22nd year, will continue celebrating the oft-neglected one-act play and theatre at its best with Award-winning actors, writers and directors, with a tremendously fun production set for its 2022 Season Opener on March 28th.
Food for Thought Productions Opens 2022 Season

FOOD FOR THOUGHT PRODUCTIONS, now in its 22nd year, continues to celebrate the oft-neglected one-act play and theatre at its best with award-winning actors, writers and directors in tremendously fun productions set for their 2022 Season Opener on March 28th.
Food For Thought Productions Finishes 2021 Season With I CAN'T REMEMBER ANYTHING

FOOD FOR THOUGHT PRODUCTIONS, now in its 21st year, continues celebrating the oft-neglected one-act play and theatre at its best with Award-winning actors, writers and directors, with a tremendously fun production on December 6th, 2021.
Where Are They Now? Catch Up on the Careers of the Original Cast of WICKED

In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers! Next up, the original cast of Wicked! Find out what everyone's been up to since they starred in the hit show.
Food For Thought Productions Presents Arthur Miller's I CAN'T REMEMBER ANYTHING

Food For Thought Productions, now in its 21st year, continues celebrating the oft-neglected one-act play and theatre at its best with Award-winning actors, writers and directors, with a tremendously fun second production on April 19th, 2021.
Theater Stories: SUNDAY IN THE PARK, NEXT TO NORMAL, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME & More About The Booth Theatre

Today's Theater Stories features the Booth Theatre! Learn about some of the theatre's best-known shows including Sunday in the Park with George, Next to Normal, Freestyle Love Supreme, and many more!
Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame & More About The Gershwin Theatre

Today's Theater Stories features the Gershwin Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest running show, Wicked; the extravagant production of Starlight Express; the Theater Hall of fame featuring theater's biggest names, and more!
Food for Thought Productions Announces 2021 Season

FOOD FOR THOUGHT PRODUCTIONS, now in its 21st year, will continue celebrating the oft-neglected one-act play and theatre at its best with Award-winning actors, writers and directors, with a tremendously fun opening on March 8th, 2021.
UN DÍA COMO HOY: BILLY ELLIOT cierra en Broadway

Un ocho de enero de 2012, el niño que quería bailar lo hacía por última vez en Broadway. Tras cuatro años en cartel, 1.312 funciones y 40 previas, BILLY ELLIOT bajaba el telón definitivamente.
Food For Thought Productions and National Action Network Present WHEN TRUTH IS NOT ENOUGH by by Susan Charlotte

The award-wining theatre company, Food For Thought Productions, and the National Action Network, a not-for-profit civil rights organization founded by the Reverend Al Sharpton are presenting WHEN TRUTH IS NOT ENOUGH, a compelling play about voter suppression. 
Theater Stories: AIN'T TOO PROUD, The Premiere of PIPPIN, The Debut of Mary Martin & More About The Imperial Theatre

This week's Theater Stories features the Imperial Theatre. Learn about the stars and shows to have graced the theatre's stage, including Ethel Merman in Annie Get Your Gun and Gypsy; the Broadway premiere of Mary Martin; the theatre's current show, Ain't Too Proud, and much more!
Food For Thought Productions Presents THE LOVE COURSE By A.R. Gurney

FOOD FOR THOUGHT PRODUCTIONS, the award-winning theatre company, offers it fifth show during the 2020 season at Theatre 80, 8th Street and 1st Avenue on Monday, December 21st, from 2:00 to 4:00pm.
Food For Thought Celebrates 20th Anniversary with WHEN TRUTH IS NOT ENOUGH

FOOD FOR THOUGHT PRODUCTIONS, the award-winning theatre company, offers it fourth show during the 2020 season at Theatre 80, 8th Street and 1st Avenue on Monday, October 26th from 2:00 to 4:00pm.

Carole Shelley FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Carole Shelley been in?

Carole Shelley has appeared on Broadway in 20 shows.

How many West End shows has Carole Shelley been in?

Carole Shelley has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Carole Shelley's first West End show?

Carole Shelley's first West End show was Show Boat which opened in 1998

What awards has Carole Shelley been nominated for?

Carole Shelley has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout her career. These nominations include Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Billy Elliot the Musical," Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Billy Elliot, The Musical," Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Wicked," Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "Stepping Out," Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Elephant Man," Best Performance at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "The Elephant Man," Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "The Elephant Man," Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Absurd Person Singular," and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "Absurd Person Singular."

What awards has Carole Shelley won?

Carole Shelley has won the Best Performance award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "The Elephant Man" and the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play award from the Tony Awards for "The Elephant Man."

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