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Cathy Rigby

 
Date of Birth: December 12, 1952 (70)

Birth Place: USA

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
NYC World Premiere Production, 2017
Narrator
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2011
Peter Pan
  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Broadway Best Concert, 2008
Mammy Yokum
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2005
Peter Pan
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2004
Peter Pan
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2002
The Cat in the Hat
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
The Cat in the Hat [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Touring Revival - Return Engagement [Broadway], 1999
Peter Pan
  [Broadway]
Touring Revival - Broadway Engagement, 1998
Peter Pan
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1991
Peter Pan
  [Broadway]
Touring Revival - Broadway Engagement, 1990
Peter Pan

Cathy Rigby Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Cathy Rigby, Peter Pan
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Cathy Rigby , Peter Pan

Cathy Rigby News

ELF THE MUSICAL National Tour is Coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in December Photo ELF THE MUSICAL National Tour is Coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2022

The 2022 Non-Equity national tour of ELF THE MUSICAL launched November 5 in Paducah, KY, and will visit twelve U.S. cities throughout the holiday season including a stop in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre December 20-24.

David Aron Damane, Jackie Burns & More to Lead PERFECT WORLD Industry Reading Photo David Aron Damane, Jackie Burns & More to Lead PERFECT WORLD Industry Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2022

The new musical PERFECT WORLD will get an invite-only, industry presentation on October 27 & 28. It features book and lyrics by Alan Edmunds, music & lyrics by Richard Winzeler, and will be directed by Karen Carpenter with music director & vocal arrangements by Laura Bergquist and choreography by Alexandra Beller.

Cast & Crew Announced for THE BROTHERS PARANORMAL at East West Players Photo Cast & Crew Announced for THE BROTHERS PARANORMAL at East West Players
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2022

East West Players will present The Brothers Paranormal. Written by East West Players multi-produced playwright Prince Gomolvilas and directed by Jeff Liu, The Brothers Paranormal performs November 17 through December 11, 2022 with opening night on Sunday, November 20. 

TheaterWorksUSA and La Mirada Theatre Bring Two Musicals To The West Coast, DOG MAN a Photo TheaterWorksUSA and La Mirada Theatre Bring Two Musicals To The West Coast, DOG MAN and THE LIGHTNING THIEF
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022

Acclaimed creators of family entertainment TheaterWorksUSA has partnered with California's La Mirada Theatre to present high-quality theatre for young audiences. This partnership will allow the New York-based TheaterWorksUSA to offer their original musicals as part of La Mirada's Programs for Young Audiences Series. 

A FEW GOOD MEN to be Presented at La Mirada Theatre in October Photo A FEW GOOD MEN to be Presented at La Mirada Theatre in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present the second show of their 2022-2023 season, the rarely produced and widely acclaimed military masterpiece A FEW GOOD MEN, written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Casey Stangl.  

RHODES LESS TRAVELED/MEMOIRS & MUSIC Makes London Debut At The Crazy Coqs Photo RHODES LESS TRAVELED/MEMOIRS & MUSIC Makes London Debut At The Crazy Coqs
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2022

Actor, playwright, acclaimed solo-performer David Rhodes will be bringing his latest solo show RHODES LESS TRAVELED/Memoirs & Music to CRAZY COQS in London's West End on Wednesday September 7th at 7pm, after sold-out runs in New York and New Orleans.

PETER PAN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, ROMEO AND JULIET & More to be Featured in BroadwayHD's Photo PETER PAN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, ROMEO AND JULIET & More to be Featured in BroadwayHD's Back-to-School Collection
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Whether a Broadway freshman or seasoned senior, BroadwayHD viewers can get schooled in theatre classics like The Sound of Music and Romeo and Juliet, to more advanced theatre titles like The Importance of Being Earnest to Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, and graduate with honors.

Sally Struthers to Star in Newly-Revised, London Version of MEL BROOKS' YOUNG FRANKEN Photo Sally Struthers to Star in Newly-Revised, London Version of MEL BROOKS' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at La Mirada Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present Sally Struthers starring as ‚ÄúFrau Bl√ľcher‚ÄĚ in the Southern California premiere of Mel Brooks‚Äô YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Mel Brooks‚Äô YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN will preview on Friday, September 16 at 8 pm & Saturday, September 17 at 2 pm (with a press opening on Saturday, September 17 at 8 pm.

Photos: Inside Look at Disney's NEWSIES at 3-D Theatricals Photo Photos: Inside Look at Disney's NEWSIES at 3-D Theatricals
by Marissa Tomeo - May 15, 2022

3-D THEATRICALS is finally back and are thrilled to invite you to ‚ÄúSeize the Day‚ÄĚ as they present the high-flying NEWSIES, book by Harvey Fierstein, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, musical conductor is Julie Lamoureux, vocal director is Crystal Barron, choreography by Chaz Wolcott (recreating the original Broadway choreography by Christopher Gattelli) and directed by T.J. Dawson.¬†NEWSIES will preview on Friday, May 13, 2022 (with a press opening on Saturday, May 14 at 8pm) and runs through Sunday, May 29, 2022 at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 18000 Park Plaza Drive in Cerritos.¬†¬†

IN THE HEIGHTS to be Play La Mirada Theatre This June Photo IN THE HEIGHTS to be Play La Mirada Theatre This June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

From the songwriting genius behind Hamilton, Encanto, and Moana, Lin Manuel-Miranda, LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT will present his first acclaimed celebration of family and community, IN THE HEIGHTS.

Cathy Rigby Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for DEFYING GRAVITY: THE UNTOLD STORY OF WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for DEFYING GRAVITY: THE UNTOLD STORY OF WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS

by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2020

Today YouTube Originals unveiled the official trailer for ‚ÄúDefying Gravity: The Untold Story of Women‚Äôs Gymnastics‚ÄĚ - a brand-new documentary series from Emmy-winning Main Event Media.

Exclusive: Meet Cathy Rigby & The Cast of GRUMPY OLD MEN At La Mirada In Their Third  Videoplay
Exclusive: Meet Cathy Rigby & The Cast of GRUMPY OLD MEN At La Mirada In Their Third Vlog

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 23, 2019

Cast Members John Battagliese, Neil Starkenberg and April Nixon take you backstage during rehearsals of the West Coast Premiere of TV legend & Tony winner Hal Linden, the beloved Cathy Rigby and Broadway's Ken Page starring in GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL! Check out their third vlog featuring Cathy Rigby!

Exclusive Video: Go Inside GRUMPY OLD MEN At La Mirada In Their Second Vlog Videoplay
Exclusive Video: Go Inside GRUMPY OLD MEN At La Mirada In Their Second Vlog

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2019

Cast Members John Battagliese, Neil Starkenberg and April Nixon take you backstage during rehearsals of the West Coast Premiere of TV legend & Tony winner Hal Linden, the beloved Cathy Rigby and Broadway's Ken Page starring in GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL! Go inside rehearsals in their second vlog in this new video!

Exclusive: Meet The Cast Of GRUMPY OLD MEN At La Mirada In Their First Vlog Videoplay
Exclusive: Meet The Cast Of GRUMPY OLD MEN At La Mirada In Their First Vlog

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2019

Cast Members John Battagliese, Neil Starkenberg and April Nixon take you backstage during rehearsals of the West Coast Premiere of TV legend & Tony winner Hal Linden, the beloved Cathy Rigby and Broadway's Ken Page starring in GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL!  They even found time to chat with Ken Page for this first rehearsal VLOG post!  Fasten your seat belt, it's going to be a grumpy ride!

VIDEO: Get a Peek at La Mirada's GRUMPY OLD MEN Starring Hal Linden & Cathy Rigby Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a Peek at La Mirada's GRUMPY OLD MEN Starring Hal Linden & Cathy Rigby

by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2019

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz.

BWW TV: Get Into the Holiday Spirit in Rehearsal with the Cast of KRIS KRINGLE! Videoplay
BWW TV: Get Into the Holiday Spirit in Rehearsal with the Cast of KRIS KRINGLE!

by TV - Press Previews - Nov 23, 2017

Kris Kringle The Musical, featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods), and Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Tuck Everlasting, Newsies) and Kim Crosby (Into the Woods,Guys & Dolls) plays two performances, Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street, NYC).

VIDEO: Tracy Nicole Chapman to Star in SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! World Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse; Watch a Preview!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere musical SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! Created and directed by RAndy Johnson, who wrote and directed the hit Broadway musical A Night With Janis Joplin, with book by Cheryl West (Play On!). Click below for a sneak preview at the talented ensemble!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of SEUSSICAL at Music Circus - Jason Graae, Sharon Wilkins and More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2016

The 66th Music Circus season continues with the delightful and enduring musical Seussical. Explore the witty, wild and whimsical world of Dr. Seuss as you've never seen it before. Travel back to your childhood to the land of the Whos and the Jungle of Nool, and rediscover the delightfully zany characters imagined by one of the most beloved storytellers of all time. Created by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), this is one visit to the doctor that neither kids nor parents will mind, an enchanting musical where anything's possible.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Lynne Wintersteller, Stuart Marland, Jacquelyn Piro Donovan and More in Music Circus's HELLO, DOLLY
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2016

The 66th Music Circus season continues with the delightful and enduing musical Hello, Dolly!, Jerry Herman's award-winning tale of vivacious matchmaker Dolly Levi. Performances began June 28 through Sunday, July 3 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 12/12/15- Cathy Rigby
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2015

Today in 1991, the second Broadway revival of Peter Pan opened at the MInskoff Theatre, where it ran for 48 performances. Peter Pan is a musical adaptation of J. M. Barrie's 1904 play Peter Pan and Barrie's own novelization of it, Peter and Wendy. The music is mostly by Mark 'Moose' Charlap, with additional music by Jule Styne, and most of the lyrics were written by Carolyn Leigh, with additional lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The original 1954 Broadway production, starring Mary Martin as Peter and Cyril Ritchard as Captain Hook, earned Tony Awards for both stars.


Cathy Rigby Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Cathy Rigby been in?
Cathy Rigby has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Cathy Rigby been in?
Cathy Rigby has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Cathy Rigby been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Peter Pan and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Peter Pan .

What awards has Cathy Rigby won?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Peter Pan.