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Diane Phelan

 
Bio:
Diane Phelan is an actress and director based in New York City. Raised as an expat in Taipei, Diane is of Spanish-Filipina and Irish-American descent. She began her music studies early after admission into the preeminent school for musicians in Taiwan. It was completely in Mandarin. She went on to ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Diane Phelan is an actress and director based in New York City. Raised as an expat in Taipei, Diane is of Spanish-Filipina and Irish-American descent. She began her music studies early after admission into the preeminent school for musicians in Taiwan. It was completely in Mandarin. She went on to ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Cinderella (Understudy) [Replacement]
Lucinda (Understudy) [Replacement]
Cinderella's Stepmother (Understudy) [Replacement]
Rapunzel (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Mrs. Hathaway [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Return Production, 2014
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2003
Nimue
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2002
Performer

Broadway: The King and I



Diane Phelan Biography

Diane Phelan is an actress and director based in New York City.
Raised as an expat in Taipei, Diane is of Spanish-Filipina and Irish-American descent. She began her music studies early after admission into the preeminent school for musicians in Taiwan. It was completely in Mandarin. She went on to study voice and acting at New York University, mostly in English.
Diane made her New York City debut at Lincoln Center Theatre in Michael John LaChiusa's BERNARDA ALBA starring Phyicia Rashad, as the standby for Tony award winner Nikki James. She was most recently seen again in the original Broadway cast of THE KING AND I at Lincoln Center, and as the standby for Imelda Marcos in HERE LIES LOVE at the Public Theater.
In the international arena, Ms Phelan has played the role of Maria in WEST SIDE STORY in opera houses across Europe and Asia, most notably at the Semperoper in Dresden, the Bunkamura in Tokyo and the Chatelet in Paris.
She also starred in the world premiere of the groundbreaking rock opera WHERE ELEPHANTS WEEP directed by Robert McQueen and choreographed by Sean Curran in Phnom Penh. It was filmed and televised nationally in Cambodia then banned by the censors before a third airing.
Stateside, Diane has performed with the first Broadway national touring companies of SOUTH PACIFIC (Lincoln Center/Bartlett Sher), THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE(playing 20+ performances as Miss Dorothy/Michael Mayer), as well as a national tour of THE KING & I as Tuptim.





Diane Phelan News

Joaquina Kalukango Will Play The Witch in INTO THE WOODS Beginning Next Month Photo Joaquina Kalukango Will Play The Witch in INTO THE WOODS Beginning Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022

2022 Tony Award winner¬†Joaquina Kalukango¬†will join the cast of the New York City Center Encores! production of¬†James Lapine¬†and Stephen Sondheim‚Äôs revival of¬†Into the Woods¬†as ‚ÄėThe Witch‚Äô beginning Friday, December 16th¬†through the end of the run at the St. James Theatre.

INTO THE WOODS to Offer Rush Tickets Beginning Tonight Photo INTO THE WOODS to Offer Rush Tickets Beginning Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2022

The New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s revival of Into the Woods will now offer general rush tickets for every performance at $59 per ticket. As previously announced, Into the Woods has extended for the final time, by popular demand, through January 8, 2023. 

Denee Benton Will Reprise Role of Cinderella in INTO THE WOODS on Broadway Photo Denee Benton Will Reprise Role of Cinderella in INTO THE WOODS on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2022

Denee Benton, who starred as Cinderella in the off-Broadway run of Into The Woods at City Center earlier this year, will reprise her role in the Broadway run of the production next month.

Video: Patina Miller Records 'Last Midnight' For the Cast Recording of INTO THE WOODS Photo Video: Patina Miller Records 'Last Midnight' For the Cast Recording of INTO THE WOODS, Available to Preorder Now!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2022

Preorders are now available for the CD and vinyl versions for the cast recording of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of the New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s Into The Woods. To celebrate the launch of preorders, the production released a new music video featuring Patina Miller recording 'Last Midnight.'

INTO THE WOODS Cast Joins Broadway Sessions at The Green Room 42 This Week Photo INTO THE WOODS Cast Joins Broadway Sessions at The Green Room 42 This Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 1, 2022

Ben Cameron's long-running, award winning, musical theatre variety series, Broadway Sessions, will continue this week at its new home, The Green Room 42, this Thursday, October 6th

Video: Go Inside the Recording Studio with the Cast of INTO THE WOODS Photo Video: Go Inside the Recording Studio with the Cast of INTO THE WOODS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2022

The cast recording has been released for the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of the New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's Into The Woods and we've got a video with the cast in the recording studio.

Video: Watch Gavin Creel & Joshua Henry Sing 'Agony' from INTO THE WOODS Photo Video: Watch Gavin Creel & Joshua Henry Sing 'Agony' from INTO THE WOODS
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 26, 2022

Concord Theatricals / Craft Recordings will soon release the cast recording of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of the New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods on September 30 on streaming and digital platforms worldwide. The CD will be released on December 2, followed by vinyl on March 17, 2023. Check out a video of Gavin Creel and Joshua Henry recording 'Agony' in the studio!

Brian d'Arcy James Will Return to INTO THE WOODS; Andy Karl Joins Cast as Rapunzel's  Photo Brian d'Arcy James Will Return to INTO THE WOODS; Andy Karl Joins Cast as Rapunzel's Prince
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

The cast of New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s revival of Into the Woods at the St. James Theatre has been announced through November 20. Into the Woods has now extended for the final time, by popular demand, through January 8, 2023. 

VIDEO: Watch Sara Bareilles Record 'Moments In the Woods' from INTO THE WOODS Photo VIDEO: Watch Sara Bareilles Record 'Moments In the Woods' from INTO THE WOODS
by HaleyJane Rose - Sep 15, 2022

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Into the Woods will be released on September 30 on streaming and digital download. Physical CDs will be available December 2, with a vinyl release planned for March 12, 2023. Watch this video as Sara Bareilles records 'Moments in the Woods'.

Photos: Original Baker's Wife Joanna Gleason Meets the Cast of INTO THE WOODS Photo Photos: Original Baker's Wife Joanna Gleason Meets the Cast of INTO THE WOODS
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 1, 2022

Joanna Gleason, Broadway's original Baker's Wife in Into The Woods, stopped by the current revival and posed backstage with members of the cast. Check out the photos here!

Diane Phelan Videos

VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS Cast Struts the Red Carpet on Opening Night Videoplay
VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS Cast Struts the Red Carpet on Opening Night

by Red Carpet - Jul 11, 2022

Into the Woods just opened at the St. James Theatre and BroadwayWorld was there for the big night. Check out video coverage from the festivities!

VIDEO: Watch the First Curtain Call at INTO THE WOODS on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the First Curtain Call at INTO THE WOODS on Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 29, 2022

Into the Woods just celebrated its first Broadway preview at the St. James Theatre, starring Sara Bareilles, Patina Miller, Gavin Creel, Joshua Henry and more. Check out video footage from inside the big night!

Exclusive Video: Get A First Look At THE SOUND OF MUSIC At La Mirada Theatre Videoplay
Exclusive Video: Get A First Look At THE SOUND OF MUSIC At La Mirada Theatre

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 28, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at La Mirada's The Sound of Music starring Diane Phelan (Broadway: The King and I & South Pacific at Lincoln Center) as Maria, Christopher Carl (Broadway: South Pacific at Lincoln Center, Mamma Mia!) as Captain von Trapp, and Grammy nominee Suzanna Guzmán (The King and Iwith Yul Brynner, Bizet's Carmen) as Mother Abbess.

VIDEO: Goodspeed Presents A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING Featuring Mamie Parris, Mauricio  Videoplay
VIDEO: Goodspeed Presents A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING Featuring Mamie Parris, Mauricio Martínez, Diane Phelan & More

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 4, 2021

A Grand Night for Singing, a fresh and fun Celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein, is now playing through November 28 at The Goodspeed. Featuring artful arrangements and clever interpretations, A Grand Night for Singing is a lively revue that seems tailor-made for Goodspeed.

VIDEO: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Stars Ali Ewoldt, Karl Josef Co, and Diane Phelan Perform 'I Videoplay
VIDEO: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Stars Ali Ewoldt, Karl Josef Co, and Diane Phelan Perform 'I've Decided to Marry You'

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2021

Get a peek at the smash CollaborAzian's production of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder premiered this month on Broadway On Demand to wide success. Get a sneak peek at the virtual performance.

VIDEO: The Cast of CollaborAzian's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Visits Back Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of CollaborAzian's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 10, 2021

Watch below as he chats with Karl Josef Co, Diane Phelan, and Cindy Cheung- three of the cast members and creators of CollaborAzian's A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, which will stream on July 15th (7pm ET) benefitting StopAAPIHate.org. 

VIDEO: Trailer for All-Asian A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Videoplay
VIDEO: Trailer for All-Asian A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 2, 2021

Tony Award Winner and Disney Legend Lea Salonga will make a special appearance as the host of CollaborAzian's production of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder on July 15th, 2021. The abridged version of Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak's musical is directed by Sesame Street's Alan Muraoka and features an all-Asian American cast and production team. Check out a just-released trailer!

VIDEO: Quentin Garzon, Diane Phelan, and More Sing "Goodbye My Love/Journey On' from  Videoplay
VIDEO: Quentin Garzon, Diane Phelan, and More Sing "Goodbye My Love/Journey On' from RAGTIME

by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2020

Quentin Garzon is back with another video! This time he teamed up with some fellow performers to sing 'Goodbye My Love/Journey On' from Ragtime.

VIDEO: Quentin Garzón, Madison Claire Parks and Diane Phelan Sing 'I've Decided to M Videoplay
VIDEO: Quentin Garzón, Madison Claire Parks and Diane Phelan Sing 'I've Decided to Marry You'

by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2020

Quentin Garzón has released a new video in his Virtual Performance series, featuring himself, Madison Claire Parks and Diane Phelan singing 'I've Decided to Marry You' from A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder.

SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates 3rd Anniversary With Fan Appreciation Event And Special Mus Videoplay
SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates 3rd Anniversary With Fan Appreciation Event And Special Music Video

by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical announces it is celebrating its third year on Broadway by kicking off its anniversary week with a special "Fan Appreciation Day" dinner party inside the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway) on Sunday, December 2, 2018.


Diane Phelan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Diane Phelan been in?
Diane Phelan has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Diane Phelan been in?
Diane Phelan has not appeared in the West End


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@Dianephelan - 11/12/22 11:51pm A surprise Cinderella today with my standby sis Kate Moore as Baker’s Wife. ???? #maidens #understudiesofthewoods… https://t.co/tCXKpKcuOB


@Dianephelan - 11/3/22 11:22pm From today’s @playbill Photo Feature on the Understudies of @ITWBroadway. ?: @benjaminriveraphotog Asst. photogr… https://t.co/nCdUUMm3ZG


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@Dianephelan - 11/1/22 01:23pm Playing Cinderella on Broadway is a dream. TY to everyone who has come to see + support so far. This is a celebrati… https://t.co/hYbfFiv2dt


@Dianephelan - 10/27/22 11:43pm I’m playing Cinderella in @ITWBroadway on Sunday 10/30 at 3pm! It’s my last known date for the next bit, come if yo… https://t.co/zwHlb8zPXy


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@Dianephelan - 10/24/22 01:25pm Supporting all my Jewish friends & the Jewish People. Completely intolerant of even a whiff of any Anti-Semitism. I… https://t.co/6HnNRhvQR7


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@Dianephelan - 9/23/22 05:18pm At airport security, get cut by large, older white man. I say ‚ÄúWow‚ÄĚ behind him & he turns around furious to yell at‚Ķ https://t.co/PnaglDkhxa


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