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Deborah Gibson

Also Credited As: Debbie Gibson
 
Date Of Birth:
August 31, 1970 (52)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bio:
For more than 20 years, Deborah Gibson has proven she's an entertainer of immeasurable talent. From singer, songwriter and musician to actor and dancer, she embodies what it truly means to be an entertainer. Gibson exploded on the pop music scene at the tender age of 16. A music prodigy, she ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: August 31, 1970 (52)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Bio:
For more than 20 years, Deborah Gibson has proven she's an entertainer of immeasurable talent. From singer, songwriter and musician to actor and dancer, she embodies what it truly means to be an entertainer. Gibson exploded on the pop music scene at the tender age of 16. A music prodigy, she ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
Reprise! Concert, 2004
Meg Brockie
  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2004
Marta
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1999
Narrator
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1998
Louise
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Sally Bowles [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Betty Rizzo [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Belle [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Eponine [Replacement]

Deborah Gibson Biography

For more than 20 years, Deborah Gibson has proven she's an entertainer of immeasurable talent. From singer, songwriter and musician to actor and dancer, she embodies what it truly means to be an entertainer.

Gibson exploded on the pop music scene at the tender age of 16. A music prodigy, she quickly became the youngest person ever to write, produce and perform a number one single, ("Foolish Beat"), a record she still holds today in the Guinness Book of World Records. To date, Gibson has sold more than 16 million albums worldwide.

After conquering the pop world, she set her sights on the theater. Gibson took a star turn in the Broadway production of "Les Miserables" as Eponine. She broke box office records in the London West End production of "Grease" as Sandy, and then took the stage in the U.S. Broadway tours of "Grease" and "Funny Girl" playing Rizzo and Fanny Brice. Gibson also wowed critics as Belle in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," Gypsy Rose Lee in "Gypsy," The Narrator in the national tour of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," Cinderella in the national production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella," Velma Kelly in "Chicago," and Sally Bowles in the Broadway revival of "Cabaret." Gibson is now the composer and co-lyricist on a new musical in pre-production for Broadway: "The Flunky", written by Jimmy Van Patten.

Gibson continues to dazzle with entertainment magic. She has bridged the gap between Pop Music and Broadway with her one-woman show "Pop Goes Broadway." She brings the best of both worlds to the stage singing some of her biggest pop hits and reprising her starring roles on Broadway. Critics agreed "'Pop Goes Broadway' is the best show Atlantic City has seen in quite some time...it's totally entertaining" during her three-week engagement in May 2008 at The Concert Venue at Harrah's. Phil Roura of the New York Daily News said, "she has mastered her craft to the point where she just doesn't perform a song - she embraces it and delivers it with her own special stamp of approval."

The "Original Pop Princess" is ready to pass the torch to the next generation of musical sensations. Her passion and commitment to foster and mentor young performers has led her to launch "Deborah Gibson's Camp Electric Youth," a summer camp for serious performers ages 7 to 17. She's also a celebrity judge for Total Pop Star, the online singing competition and reality TV show.

From number one hits and platinum albums to starring roles on Broadway, film and TV, Gibson is a true entertainer with talent and charisma. Visit www.deborah-gibson.com and www.myspace.com/officialdeborahgibson for more information.




Deborah Gibson News

Patrick Parker, Paper Mill Playhouse's Associate Artistic Director, Steps Down After  Photo Patrick Parker, Paper Mill Playhouse's Associate Artistic Director, Steps Down After 27 Years
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022

Paper Mill Playhouse announces Patrick Parker will step down as Associate Artistic Director after 27 years with the company on September 30, 2022.   Parker will continue on a consulting basis, assisting with the transition and consulting on a variety of special projects.

Paper Mill Playhouse Gala Featuring Ali Stroker, Kissy Simmons & More Raises Nearly $ Photo Paper Mill Playhouse Gala Featuring Ali Stroker, Kissy Simmons & More Raises Nearly $1.2M
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

Paper Mill Playhouse announced that the theater’s annual Gala, which was held at the Hilton Short Hills on Friday, May 20, was sold out and raised almost $1.2 million with the most successful Live Auction in Paper Mill's 84-year history.  

Meet the Stars of Stage Door: Chilina Kennedy Shares Her Love of Lea Salonga, Deborah Photo Meet the Stars of Stage Door: Chilina Kennedy Shares Her Love of Lea Salonga, Deborah Gibson, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 26, 2021

Today, we're getting to know Broadway favorite Chilina Kennedy, with whom you can book a shoutout today!

Whitefire Theatre Presents WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? A Pandemic Cabaret Photo Whitefire Theatre Presents WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? A Pandemic Cabaret
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2020

Whitefire Theatre presents a new musical entertainment from actor-vocalist-keyboardist-playwright-composer-lyricist Ana Guigui, Where Do We Go from Here? A Pandemic Cabaret. Its song cycle spans a number of genres, from pop to blues to tango and more.

QUARANTUNES Zoom Concert Featuring Jennifer Hudson, Idina Menzel, and More Raises $86 Photo QUARANTUNES Zoom Concert Featuring Jennifer Hudson, Idina Menzel, and More Raises $867,767 For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
by Stephi Wild - Jul 2, 2020

A Pride month edition of Quarantunes, a series of invite-only online concerts hosted by WME Partner Richard Weitz and his daughter Demi Weitz, raised $867,767 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on Saturday, June 27, 2020. This is the highest single fundraising total ever raised by a Quarantunes Zoom stream.

WaterTower Theatre Announces Limited-Engagement Run of GOLDEN BOY Photo WaterTower Theatre Announces Limited-Engagement Run of GOLDEN BOY
by Julie Musbach - Aug 27, 2019

WaterTower Theatre will round out its 2019-2020 season with a special limited-engagement, concert-style production of the inspiring 1960s musical Golden Boy. Adapted from the 1930s drama by Clifford Odets, and featuring a book by Odets and William Gibson, Golden Boy tells the story of Joe Wellington, a young black man trying to rise from the Harlem ghetto as a prizefighter. Wellington, originated on Broadway in 1964 by the iconic Sammy Davis, Jr., is enticed by the boxing world's promise of fame and fortune, but he makes one critical mistake: falling for his manager's white girlfriend, Lorna.

Walker Vreeland's FROM SHIP TO SHAPE Comes to Bay Street Theater Photo Walker Vreeland's FROM SHIP TO SHAPE Comes to Bay Street Theater
by Julie Musbach - Apr 24, 2019

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Walker Vreeland's FROM SHIP TO SHAPE will be performed one night only on Monday, June 10 at 7 pm. The show comes to the East End following an extended sold-out run Off-Broadway. The solo performance stars and is written by award-winning radio personality Walker Vreeland. The show is a compelling autobiographical monologue and includes songs performed by Mr. Vreeland.

FROM SHIP TO SHAPE Sails Home To The Hamptons Photo FROM SHIP TO SHAPE Sails Home To The Hamptons
by Julie Musbach - Apr 23, 2019

Following his sold-out, extended Off- Broadway run, solo performer and award-winning radio personality Walker Vreeland will bring his musical autobiographical monologue FROM SHIP TO SHAPE back to Bay Street Theatre on June 10th.

Vocal Coach Bob Marks To Guest Instruct Musical Theatre Audition & Performance Worksh Photo Vocal Coach Bob Marks To Guest Instruct Musical Theatre Audition & Performance Workshop
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

Renowned vocal coach, Bob Marks will be teaching two musical theatre audition and performance workshops as a guest instructor at Theatrical Artist's Prep in Scotch Plains New Jersey. Each workshop is limited to 12 students and is open to kids 7-13 years old and teens/adults 14 years old and older. The workshops will take place on Sunday, April 14th from 10:00am-1:00pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm. The session will include tips on song selection, dealing with accompanists, lyric interpretation, and preparing for 'real world' theatre audition situations.

William Michals Joins Cast Of Winter Gala Tonight Photo William Michals Joins Cast Of Winter Gala Tonight
by Julie Musbach - Feb 15, 2019

NiCori Studios & Productions is proud to announce the Third Annual Winter Gala on Friday, February 15 at 7pm at the The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair. Performers include Karen Mason (Broadway's WONDERLAND, MAMMA MIA!, SUNSET BOULEVARD, HAIRSPRAY, JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY, CARNIVAL, TORCH SONG TRILOGY and PLAY ME A COUNTRY SONG), Lisa Viggiano (BroadwayWorld Award Winning Singer), Karen Callaway Williams (Broadway's RIVERDANCE and PLAY ON), Meg Flather (Bistro & MAC Award Winning Singer/Songwriter), David Sabella (Broadway's CHICAGO). Just added to the lineup is "America's Baritone", William Michals. Michals starred at Lincoln Center as Emile De Becque in the landmark revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC.

Deborah Gibson Videos

BWW TV: That's Kentertainment - Gauguin/Savage Light
by That's Kentertainment! - Sep 29, 2007

That's Kentertainment brings you a special preview of 'Gauguin/Savage Light' Click now to watch!

BWW TV: That's Kentertainment - Grey Gardens, Blonsky, etc
by That's Kentertainment! - Aug 8, 2007

This week on 'That's Kentertainment!' say your goodbyes to Grey Gardens; catch a behind-the-scenes look at how Nikki Blonsky landed the role of a lifetime in the movie Hairspray; and Ken pays homage to the late Tammy Faye. Click now to watch!

BWW TV: That's Kentertainment - Fame Becomes Daphne
by That's Kentertainment! - May 28, 2007

This week's 'That's Kentertainment!' brings you up close and person with Daphne Rubin Vega and to the Fame Becomes Me CD signing. Click now to watch!

BWW TV: That's Kentertainment - Adrift In Macao & Big Voice!
by That's Kentertainment! - Mar 2, 2007

This week's 'That's Kentertainment!' brings you the casts of the new Christopher Durang/Peter Melnick musical ADRIFT IN MACAO plus a special sneak preview of next week's interview with THE BIG VOICE: GOD OR MERMAN writers/stars Jim Brochu and Steve Schalchlin!

BWW TV: That's Kentertainment - LIPPA, LIPPA, LIPPA!
by That's Kentertainment! - Feb 23, 2007

This week's 'That's Kentertainment!' will feature an exclusive interview with 'composer / lyricist / arranger / conductor / producer / performer and just about everything else'...Andrew Lippa.

BWW TV: That's Kentertainment " 5th Annual Christmas Carol
by That's Kentertainment! - Dec 27, 2006

This week's 'That's Kentertainment!' will feature the '5th Annual Christmas Carol,' and 2nd Annual Christmas Charol.'

BWW TV: That's Kentertainment " 4th Anniversary Special!
by That's Kentertainment! - Dec 3, 2006

On this 4th Anniversary Special, spend time with Ken and Chita Rivera, Ben Stiller, Jai Rodriguez, Phoebe Snow, Judy Kay, Dick Van Dyke, Bebe Neuwirth, Ben Vereen and more!

BWW TV: That's Kentertainment " [Title of Show]
by That's Kentertainment! - Sep 15, 2006

This week, Ken Kleiber brings you to the CD signing of [Title of Show], more with Kiki & Herb and a lot more - check it out!

BWW TV: That's Kentertainment " All About Kiki & Herb!
by That's Kentertainment! - Sep 6, 2006

This week, Ken Kleiber brings you a complete Kiki & Herb compendium of interviews and clips tracing back several years and culminates with the current critically praised, limited run on Broadway!

BWW TV: That's Kentertainment " Adam Sank; Kiki & Herb!
by That's Kentertainment! - Aug 16, 2006

This week, Ken Kleiber brings you comedian Adam Sank, the hilarious host of New York's 'Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour' at Therapy Bar plus Kiki & Herb who recently opened up on Broadway!


Deborah Gibson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Deborah Gibson been in?
Deborah Gibson has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Deborah Gibson been in?
Deborah Gibson has not appeared in the West End