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Debra Cardona

 
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Debra Cardona is an actress, singer and dramaturg based out of both New York and Los Angeles. She is married to voice actor Darin De Paul. Born and raised in New York City, this Nuyorican received her BFA in Theater at Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied with Stella Adler. Debra received ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Debra Cardona is an actress, singer and dramaturg based out of both New York and Los Angeles. She is married to voice actor Darin De Paul. Born and raised in New York City, this Nuyorican received her BFA in Theater at Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied with Stella Adler. Debra received ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Revival, 2022
Mrs. Meeker
  [Broadway]
FOX Live Televised Production, 2019
Performer
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2017
Consuelo [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2014
Mother
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Miss Lark [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2005
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [off-Broadway], 1998
Blind Hag/Scrooge's Mother
Ensemble

Photos

Toni Dibuono, Debra Cardona and Jane Lynch Photo

Toni Dibuono, Debra Cardona and Jane Lynch

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Debra Cardona

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Debra Cardona

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04/25/2022
Peter Francis James, Ephie Aardema, Stephen Mark Lukas, Jared Grimes, Ramin Karimloo, Photo

Peter Francis James, Ephie Aardema, Stephen Mark Lukas, Jared Grimes, Ramin Karimloo, Beanie Feldstein, Jane Lynch, Toni DiBuono, Debra Cardona and Martin Moran

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Peter Francis James, Ephie Aardema, Stephen Mark Lukas, Jared Grimes, Ramin Karimloo, Photo

Peter Francis James, Ephie Aardema, Stephen Mark Lukas, Jared Grimes, Ramin Karimloo, Beanie Feldstein, Jane Lynch, Toni DiBuono, Debra Cardona, Martin Moran, Leslie Blake Walker and Amber Ardolino

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Revival, 2022
Mrs. Meeker

  [Broadway]
FOX Live Televised Production, 2019
Performer

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2017
Consuelo [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2014
Mother

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Miss Lark [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2005
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [off-Broadway], 1998
Blind Hag/Scrooge's Mother

Ensemble

Debra Cardona Biography

Debra Cardona is an actress, singer and dramaturg based out of both New York and Los Angeles. She is married to voice actor Darin De Paul.

Born and raised in New York City, this Nuyorican received her BFA in Theater at Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied with Stella Adler. Debra received her MFA in Dramaturgy at Brooklyn College, under the tutelage of L.A. Times theater critic Charles McNulty, and has studied abroad at the Royal National Theater Studio in London.

As an actress, Debra has toured extensively and has had the pleasure of working at many regional theaters, including The Guthrie, the Denver Center, Paper Mill Playhouse and Goodspeed Opera House, as well as in projects directed by Sir Richard Eyre, Sir Trevor Nunn, Jerry Mitchell, Susan Stroman, Mike Ockrent, Ted Pappas, Stafford Arima, James Rocco and Garland Wright. She has also sung in concerts at Carnegie Hall and Avery Fisher Hall.

As a dramaturg, Debra has worked with the Classical Theatre of Harlem, Women's Project, the Lark Play Development Center and New Harmony Project. She served on the NEA/TCG Playwright Residency Grant panel, a number of play reading committees, including The Public Theater, The Ebell Playwright Prize and New Harmony Project, and was on the Board of Directors for the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA). A production of Waiting for Godot she dramaturged was featured on an episode of the HBO series Treme. If you're curious about what kind of work a dramaturg does, visit her website.




Debra Cardona News

Photos: First Look at Julie Benko as Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL Photo Photos: First Look at Julie Benko as Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

All new production photos have been released of 'Fanny Brice' standby Julie Benko in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl! Julie Benko will perform the title role beginning tonight through Sunday, September 4, 2022 and on Thursdays beginning Thursday, September 8, 2022.

VIDEO: Watch Beanie Feldstein Take Her Emotional Final Curtain Call in FUNNY GIRL Photo VIDEO: Watch Beanie Feldstein Take Her Emotional Final Curtain Call in FUNNY GIRL
by BWW Staff - Jul 31, 2022

Watch Beanie Feldstein take her emotional final curtain call in Broadway's Funny Girl and as the cast pays tribute to her onstage.

Beanie Feldstein Ends Her Run in FUNNY GIRL As Fanny Brice Today Photo Beanie Feldstein Ends Her Run in FUNNY GIRL As Fanny Brice Today
by Grace Cutler - Jul 31, 2022

Beanie Feldstein is ending her run starring as Fanny Brice in Broadway's FUNNY GIRL today, July 31st. She is the production's first original cast member to depart. Standby Julie Benko will take over the role through September 4 and before the much anticipated performance of Lea Michele as Fanny Brice beginning September 6.

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL Audiences & Her Engagement on LATE NIGHT Photo VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL Audiences & Her Engagement on LATE NIGHT
by Michael Major - Jun 28, 2022

Beanie Feldstein sat down with Seth Meyers to discuss the importance of telling Fanny Brice's story, how she relates to the character, and how many times her mother has come to see the show, revealing that they can see audiences from the stage. She also told the story of her recent engagement to Bonnie Chance Roberts. Watch the video!

VIDEO: Jane Lynch Discusses Bonding With Her Mother Through FUNNY GIRL on LIVE Photo VIDEO: Jane Lynch Discusses Bonding With Her Mother Through FUNNY GIRL on LIVE
by Michael Major - Jun 2, 2022

JaneJane Lynch sat down with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest this morning to discuss playing Rosie Brice in Funny Girl on Broadway. During the interview, Lynch discussed how she and her mother bonded over the original cast recording of Funny Girl.

Samantha Pauly, Colin Bates and More Will Celebrate Their Broadway Debuts at Feinstei Photo Samantha Pauly, Colin Bates and More Will Celebrate Their Broadway Debuts at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW will present Another Opening, Another Debut! Broadway Debuts of the 2021-2022 Season on May 16th, 2022, at 9:30pm. Every year new faces join the Broadway community.

Photos: FUNNY GIRL Cast Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photos: FUNNY GIRL Cast Celebrates Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 25, 2022

FUNNY GIRL opened last night, Sunday, April 24 at the August Wilson Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night! Check out photos from the post-show celebration below.

Photos: Beanie Feldstein and the Cast of FUNNY GIRL Take Their Opening Night Bows Photo Photos: Beanie Feldstein and the Cast of FUNNY GIRL Take Their Opening Night Bows
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 25, 2022

Funny Girl stars Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Beanie Feldstein as Fanny Brice, Tony and Olivier Award nominee Ramin Karimloo as Nick Arnstein, Jeff Award winner Jared Grimes as Eddie Ryan and five-time Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch as Mrs. Rose Brice.

Photos: First Look at FUNNY GIRL, Starring Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More Photo Photos: First Look at FUNNY GIRL, Starring Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2022

FUNNY GIRL is currently in previews and officially opens on Sunday, April 24 at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). Check out all new production photos of the Broadway cast here!

VIDEO: Jane Lynch Explains How Starring in FUNNY GIRL is a Full Circle Moment for Her Photo VIDEO: Jane Lynch Explains How Starring in FUNNY GIRL is a Full Circle Moment for Her on SUNDAY TODAY
by Michael Major - Apr 18, 2022

Jane Lynch sat down with Willie Geist on Sunday Today to discuss the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl, working with Beanie Feldstein, Glee, and more. The interview features the first footage released from the production, including Lynch performing 'Henry Street' and 'Who Taught Her Everything' and Beanie Feldstein singing 'People.'

Debra Cardona Videos

VIDEO: Watch Beanie Feldstein Take Her Emotional Final Curtain Call in FUNNY GIRL VideoVIDEO: Watch Beanie Feldstein Take Her Emotional Final Curtain Call in FUNNY GIRL
by BWW Staff - Jul 31, 2022

Watch Beanie Feldstein take her emotional final curtain call in Broadway's Funny Girl and as the cast pays tribute to her onstage.

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL Audiences & Her Engagement on LATE NIGHT VideoVIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL Audiences & Her Engagement on LATE NIGHT
by Michael Major - Jun 28, 2022

Beanie Feldstein sat down with Seth Meyers to discuss the importance of telling Fanny Brice's story, how she relates to the character, and how many times her mother has come to see the show, revealing that they can see audiences from the stage. She also told the story of her recent engagement to Bonnie Chance Roberts. Watch the video!

VIDEO: Jane Lynch Discusses Bonding With Her Mother Through FUNNY GIRL on LIVE VideoVIDEO: Jane Lynch Discusses Bonding With Her Mother Through FUNNY GIRL on LIVE
by Michael Major - Jun 2, 2022

JaneJane Lynch sat down with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest this morning to discuss playing Rosie Brice in Funny Girl on Broadway. During the interview, Lynch discussed how she and her mother bonded over the original cast recording of Funny Girl.

VIDEO: Jane Lynch Explains How Starring in FUNNY GIRL is a Full Circle Moment for Her VideoVIDEO: Jane Lynch Explains How Starring in FUNNY GIRL is a Full Circle Moment for Her on SUNDAY TODAY
by Michael Major - Apr 18, 2022

Jane Lynch sat down with Willie Geist on Sunday Today to discuss the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl, working with Beanie Feldstein, Glee, and more. The interview features the first footage released from the production, including Lynch performing 'Henry Street' and 'Who Taught Her Everything' and Beanie Feldstein singing 'People.'

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Discusses the Letter She Received From Barbra Streisand on CO VideoVIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Discusses the Letter She Received From Barbra Streisand on COLBERT
by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

Beanie Feldstein sat down with Stephen Colbert last night to discuss playing the iconic role of Fanny Brice in the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Feldstein discussed the legacy of Fanny Brice, working with Ramin Karimloo, and the note that she received from Barbra Streisand before she beginning performances.

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Apr 11, 2022

Beanie Feldstein sat down on Good Morning America this morning to discuss taking on the iconic role of Fanny Brice in the first Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Feldstein reveals if she would want to know if Barbra Streisand is in the audience, how she makes the role her own, and more. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on VideoVIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Beanie Feldstein stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk about her performance in Broadway's first revival of Funny Girl. Watch the interview here.

VIDEO: First Look From the Sitzprobe of FUNNY GIRL on Broadway! VideoVIDEO: First Look From the Sitzprobe of FUNNY GIRL on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 24, 2022

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Funny Girl is beginning performances this month and we have our first look at the cast singing with the orchestra for the first time at the musical's sitzprobe.

VIDEO: Jane Lynch Talks FUNNY GIRL on the TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: Jane Lynch Talks FUNNY GIRL on the TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - Mar 11, 2022

Jane Lynch appeared on the third hour of TODAY this morning to discuss her return to Broadway in Funny Girl. ynch plays Mrs. Rosie Brice in the highly-anticipated revival. Watch Lynch discuss the upcoming production, plus The Weakest Link, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Only Murders in the Building, and more!

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More in Rehearsal For FUNNY GIRL VideoVIDEO: Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More in Rehearsal For FUNNY GIRL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2022

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Funny Girl is beginning performances this month! Check out all new footage from rehearsals!


Debra Cardona Frequently Asked Questions

What is Debra Cardona next theatre project?
Debra Cardona's next show will be Funny Girl which opens on 4/24/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Debra Cardona been in?
Debra Cardona has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Debra Cardona been in?
Debra Cardona has not appeared in the West End