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Cleo Laine

Birth Place: Middlesex, ENGLAND

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[West End]
London Concert Revival, 1992
Night Club Singer

[US Tour]
National Tour, 1988

Broadway Transfer, 1985
Princess Puffer/Angela Prysock

The Princess Puffer / Miss Angela Prysock

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1985
Princess Puffer/Angela Prysock

[West End]
Original London Production, 1980


[West End]
London Revival, 1971

[Regional (UK)]
World Premiere, 1968

[London Fringe]
Original London Production, 1965

[West End]
Original London Production, 1962
Cindy-Ella, Mammy, Mr. Abednigo, Pigmee, Lord Chamberlain

[West End]
Original London Production, 1958
Mrs. Yajnavalkya

Cleo Laine Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Cleo Laine , The Mystery of Edwin Drood

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The Invisible Theatre's Susan Claassen to Step Down as Managing Artistic Director

The Invisible Theatre Managing Artistic Director Susan Claassen will pass “the torch” of Artistic Leadership to Betsy Kruse Craig, Associate Managing Artistic Director.

Review: Rian Keating is a Masterful Storyteller in WOMANSONGS at Don't Tell Mama

Rian Keating's stories are very careful observations of what it means to be kind, strong, nurturing, independent, and free. It is a feminist show from a source you wouldn’t immediately expect. He tells stories about teachers, mentors, and family members that are vivid and empowering. We should all be so lucky to have such women in our lives.

Robert Klein and Julie Gold Among The 14 Honorees At The 39th Annual BISTRO AWARDS GALA

Celebrate the musical and comedy artistry of Robert Klein, Julie Gold, and more at the 39th Annual Bistro Awards Gala on April 1 at Gotham Comedy Club. Hosted by Steve Hayes, the event honors exceptional artists with performances and special awards.

Lorna Dallas Comes To Chelsea Table + Stage In February

Chelsea Table + Stage will present Lorna Dallas in her new show “Glamorous Nights and Rainy Days” on Sunday, February 25 at 7:00 PM.

Sierra Madre Playhouse To Celebrate 100th Anniversary With Diverse Slate Of Programming In Spring 2024

Sierra Madre Playhouse is gearing up to celebrate its 100th anniversary with a diverse lineup of programming in Spring 2024.

BBC to Run Extensive Shakespeare Season to Celebrate 400th Anniversary of First Folio

The BBC is celebrating this extraordinary anniversary with an ambitious season of content across TV, Radio, BBC iPlayer & BBC Sounds exploring why, 400 years on, Shakespeare's relevance and influence is as strong as ever. A wealth of programming featuring major actors and leading experts, including new documentaries, performance, music, drama, comedy, news coverage and the best of the BBC archive, as well as special items on flagship BBC shows, will celebrate the man, his world and his timeless writing.

Rian Keating to Return to Don't Tell Mama with WOMANSONGS Beginning This Month

Rian Keating will return to Don't Tell Mama with Womansongs. Join the 2023 MAC Award Winner for a night of powerful performances beginning this month.

Off Broadway Cast Recording Of THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO HEATHER To Be Released On JAY Records

Raise Your Hands! The Off Broadway cast recording of The Gospel According to Heather, a new musical with a book, music and lyrics by Paul Gordon. will be released on JAY Records. Produced by John Yap, the recording will feature the original cast of the Off Broadway production who gathered this week at Manhattan Studios to lay down the tracks.

Choreographer Dougie Squires OBE MVO Dies at 91

The legendary choreographer Dougie Squires OBE MVO died peacefully on Sunday night, 21 May.

Review: Lorna Dallas Divinely Displays GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

Glamorous Nights and Rainy Days is cabaret of the highest order in the incomparable hands of Lorna Dallas.

Interview: Lorna Dallas of GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

Award-winning cabaret star returns to NYC with a new show and a great interview.

Lorna Dallas Returns To NYC Stage With GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

Award winner Lorna Dallas is making a welcome return to the New York Stage in Barry Kleinbort/Christopher Denny helmed new musical cabaret.

Rubicon Theatre Company to Present UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL: AMANDA McBROOM IN CONCERT in May

Rubicon Theatre of Ventura will present the first event in the company's May Concert series on Saturday, May 13 at 7 p.m. – “AMANDA McBROOM: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL.” The legendary singer-songwriter and actress will captivate audiences with her stunning voice and masterful songwriting in an intimate and unforgettable performance.

Liza Pulman and Joe Stilgoe Bring A COUPLE OF SWELLS to The Duchess Theatre in London in May

In a musical match made in theatrical heaven, Liza Pulman and Joe Stilgoe are A COUPLE OF SWELLS.  The show features some of the most loved songs from the Great American Songbook, all-time favourites from Bernstein, Berlin, Rodgers & Hart and more, all given a contemporary spin and sprinkled with heaps of humour and sizzling chemistry.

Lorna Dallas to Bring GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS to The Laurie Beechman Theatre

The Laurie Beechman Theatre will present Lorna Dallas in her latest musical feast, “Glamorous Nights and Rainy Days,” in a two-night engagement - Saturday, May 13 and Wednesday, May 17 - both shows at 7pm.

MERBOY - A Queer Retelling of The Little Mermaid Will Open in London This Spring

Campfire Theatre will present a queer retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic, The Little Mermaid, as Merboy.

Review: IN AN ELLINGTON MOOD Creates A Winning Streak For Songbook Sundays at Dizzy's Club

Helmed by Jazz at Lincoln Center and curated by Deborah Grace Winer, the latest installment of SONGBOOK SUNDAYS is proof of a pattern of great entertainment.

Abingdon Theatre Company to Honor David Zippel at 30th Anniversary Gala

Abingdon Theatre Company announced that they will honor Tony Award winner David Zippel (City of Angels, Hercules) with the first annual Legacy Award for Mr. Zippel’s contributions to the theatre community as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary season at a Benefit Gala to be held on Monday, October 24th, 2022 at Edison Ballroom.

Celebrating Judy Garland And Her Legacy In Twenty Videos

Judy Garland is hailed as the Greatest Entertainer of all time. Broadway World Cabaret looks at ten videos that show why she was, and ten videos that show the effect she has had on other singers.

CVREP Celebrates Famed Celebrity Photographer Michael Childers With A Luminary Luncheon

Coachella Valley Repertory Theater (CVRep) is proud to announce that iconic and legendary photographer Michael Childers will be honored at the Luminary Luncheon, an exclusive entertainment and fundraising experience, on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 12:00 N with a special sponsor reception at 11:15 AM at the beautiful Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage. Childers has captured through his lens, some of the most renowned portraits of Hollywood and music icons and produced numerous award-winning films. For 16 years, he’s had the biggest hit in the Coachella Valley with sold out performances of One Night Only. This year’s production at the McCallum Theatre will be held Wednesday, November 9, 2022 and will benefit the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center.


How many Broadway shows has Cleo Laine been in?

Cleo Laine has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Cleo Laine been in?

Cleo Laine has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

What was Cleo Laine's first West End show?

Cleo Laine's first West End show was Valmouth which opened in 1958

What awards has Cleo Laine been nominated for?

Cleo Laine has been nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for her role in The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

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