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Debra Jo Rupp

 

Birth Place: Boston, MA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club New York Premiere, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2013
Dr. Ruth Westheimer
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Valerie
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1990
Mae
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
June Yeager

Photos

Debra Jo Rupp & Mark H. Dold, Live Auction Photo

Debra Jo Rupp & Mark H. Dold, Live Auction

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Date:
11/12/2019
Debra Jo Rupp & Mark H. Dold Photo

Debra Jo Rupp & Mark H. Dold

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Date:
11/12/2019
Debra Jo Rupp & Mark H. Dold Photo

Debra Jo Rupp & Mark H. Dold

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Date:
11/12/2019
Debra Jo Rupp and Cary Donaldson Photo

Debra Jo Rupp and Cary Donaldson

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Date:
07/11/2019
Carson Elrod and Debra Jo Rupp Photo

Carson Elrod and Debra Jo Rupp

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07/11/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club New York Premiere, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2013
Dr. Ruth Westheimer

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Valerie

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1990
Mae

  [Off-Broadway]
1986
June Yeager


Debra Jo Rupp Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2019 - Distinguished Performance Award
Debra Jo Rupp, The Cake
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Debra Jo Rupp, Becoming Dr. Ruth
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Debra Jo Rupp, Becoming Dr. Ruth

Debra Jo Rupp News

Guthrie Theater Appoints Tracy Brigden as Senior Artistic Producer Photo Guthrie Theater Appoints Tracy Brigden as Senior Artistic Producer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

Tracy Brigden has been named the Guthrie Theater’s Senior Artistic Producer and a member of the Senior Management Team. Before coming to the Guthrie, she served as Artistic Director at City Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for 16 years.

Alan Paul Named Artistic Director Of Barrington Stage Company Photo Alan Paul Named Artistic Director Of Barrington Stage Company
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Barrington Stage Company have announced that Alan Paul as the company's new Artistic Director. Paul, who is currently the Associate Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC, will succeed Julianne Boyd, BSC co-founder and Artistic Director, who is retiring at the end of the 2022 season after leading the company for 27 years.

Photos: Barrington Stage Company Raises $535K at Bon Voyage, Julie! Gala Photo Photos: Barrington Stage Company Raises $535K at Bon Voyage, Julie! Gala
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2022

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, announces that Gala 2022: Bon Voyage, Julie!, in celebration of BSC Founder and Artistic Director Julianne Boyd raised over $237K for BSC’s Education and Community Engagement Programming.

Netflix Sets THAT 90'S SHOW Cast Photo Netflix Sets THAT 90'S SHOW Cast
by Michael Major - Feb 3, 2022

Hello, Wisconsin! Netflix has announced the cast for That 90's Show, their new followup to the hit series, That 70's Show. The teens will be joining the previously announced news that Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp will be returning as Red and Kitty. 

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington's A CROSSING  Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington's A CROSSING Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage's A CRO Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage's A CROSSING Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage Company's A CROSS Photo Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage Company's A CROSSING Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Dec 13, 2021

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Berkshire Theatre Critics Association Announces 2021 'Berkie' Award Winners Photo Berkshire Theatre Critics Association Announces 2021 'Berkie' Award Winners
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021

The fifth 'Berkie' Awards for outstanding achievements in theatre arts for productions in the greater Berkshire region between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2021, were presented by the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association (BTCA) on the evening of Monday, November 15 at Zion Lutheran Church in downtown Pittsfield, MA. J. Peter Bergman and Macey Levin hosted the event.

Barrington Stage Company Founder and Artistic Director Julianne Boyd to Retire After  Photo Barrington Stage Company Founder and Artistic Director Julianne Boyd to Retire After 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

Julianne Boyd, Founder and Artistic Director of Barrington Stage Company, has announced plans to retire at the end of the 2022 season. The Board of Trustees is conducting a national search for her successor, who will assume leadership in the fall of 2022.  

Nominations Announced for the 5th Berkshire Theatre Awards Photo Nominations Announced for the 5th Berkshire Theatre Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2021

The Berkshire Theatre Critics Association has announced the nominees for the 5th Berkshire Theatre Awards, known colloquially as The Berkies.

Debra Jo Rupp Videos

BWW TV: Debra Jo Rupp Hits the Kitchen in Highlights from MTC's THE CAKE VideoBWW TV: Debra Jo Rupp Hits the Kitchen in Highlights from MTC's THE CAKE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 5, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of The Cake, written by Bekah Brunstetter ('This Is Us,' 'American Gods,' The Oregon Trail) and directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, The Commons of Pensacola), opens tonight, March 5 at the MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street).

BWW TV: What's On at Barrington Stage Company This Summer? Will Swenson, Scarlett Strallen & More Preview the Season!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2016

Some of the casts just previewed the season at Feinsetin's/54 Below and BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from inside the special event below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Debra Jo Rupp in BECOMING DR. RUTH
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2013

The New York premiere of Becoming Dr. Ruth, a warmhearted, candid and inspiring comedy starring Debra Jo Rupp, ('That 70's Show') written by Mark St. Germain and directed by Julianne Boyd is currently playing off Broadway at the Westside Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of Debra Jo Rupp in action below!

BWW TV: Chatting with the BECOMING DR. RUTH Team on Opening Night
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 30, 2013

The New York premiere of Becoming Dr. Ruth, a warmhearted, candid and inspiring comedy starringDebra Jo Rupp, ('That 70's Show') written by Mark St. Germain and directed by Julianne Boyd opened off-Broadway last night, October 29. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole team and you can check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV: Debra Jo Rupp and BECOMING DR. RUTH Company Meet the Press!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 1, 2013

The whole gang met the press just yesterday and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to get the scoop on the new production. Check out what they had to say by clicking below!

VIDEO: Promo for HART OF DIXIE's 'Where I Lead Me'
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 20, 2013

On HART OF DIXIE's upcoming episode, titled 'Where I Lead Me' with the sudden nuptials of Wanda (guest star Mallory Moye) and Tom (guest star Ross Philips) in BlueBell, Zoe (Rachel Bilson) agrees to be maid of honor, which entails the difficult job of watching Wanda's crafty mother.


Debra Jo Rupp Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Debra Jo Rupp been in?
Debra Jo Rupp has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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

What awards has Debra Jo Rupp been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Cake Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Becoming Dr. Ruth and Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Becoming Dr. Ruth .