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Dixie Carter

Birth Place: McLemoresville, TN, USA

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Original Broadway Production, 2002
Mrs. Meers [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 1995
Maria Callas [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 1976

Melba Snyder

Original Broadway Production, 1974

Lincoln Center Revival, 1965


Lincoln Center Revival, 1964


Lincoln Center Revival, 1964

Dixie Carter Movies

[1983]Going Berserk Angela

[1999]The Big Day Carol

[2009]That Evening Sun Ellen Meecham

Dixie Carter TV Shows

Designing Women Julia Sugarbaker

Desperate Housewives Gloria Hodge

Diff'rent Strokes Maggie McKinney, Maggie McKinney Drummond

Family Law Randi King

Filthy Rich Carlotta Beck

Ladies Man Peaches

On Our Own April Baxter

The Edge of Night Brandy Henderson

Dixie Carter Awards and Nominations

Theatre World Awards - 1976 - Performance

Dixie Carter, Jesse and the Bandit Queen

Dixie Carter Videos

Dixie Carter News

The Oak Ridge Boys Announce Historic 'American Made: Farewell Tour'

The Oak Ridge Boys are officially celebrating their 50th Anniversary this October. With this celebration, The Oak Ridge Boys are announcing their American Made: Farewell Tour! The group, Duane Allen (1966), Joe Bonsall (1973), William Lee Golden (1965), and Richard Sterban (1972) are excited to celebrate both milestones with fans.

World Premiere of Ken Ludwig's MORIARTY: A NEW SHERLOCK HOLMES ADVENTURE is Coming to Cleveland Play House

Cleveland Play House will bring its 2022-2023 season to a close with the world premiere production of Ken Ludwig's Moriarty: A New Sherlock Holmes Adventure. Running April 29 through May 21 in the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square.

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.

News: WINTER RHYTHMS at Urban Stages Releases Full Lineup

URBAN STAGE's annual Winter Rhythms cabaret series has announced the full run-down of shows and acts to play in the 2022 season

Matt James, Megan Abbott & More Announced for Bryant Park Reading Room July Lineup

After a successful June, the Bryant Park Reading Room has announced July’s lineup during a monumental year celebrating Bryant Park’s 30th anniversary. “The Bachelor’s” Matt James joins this month’s Author lineup on July 13 at 12:30pm with his new book “First Impressions: Off Screen Conversations with a BACHELOR on Race, Family, and Forgiveness.'

Tickets On Sale for DESIGNING WOMEN at The Arkansas Repertory Theatre

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre has announced that single tickets are on sale for Designing Women, running Tues-Sun, January 18 through February 6.

World Premiere of CHEEK TO CHEEK: IRVING BERLIN IN HOLLYWOOD to be Presented by The York Theatre Company

The York Theatre Company in association with Riki Kane Larimer, will present the world premiere of Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood, a song and dance celebration featuring the music and lyrics of the legendary Irving Berlin, with book by Barry Kleinbort, music direction by David Hancock Turner, and directed by Randy Skinner.

BWW Interview: At Home With Michele Brourman (and Her Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg)

Like the woman in her recently released tribute, Michele Brourman is small of physical stature, but enormous of greatness

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of September 7 - Vinyls of TINA, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, IN THE HEIGHTS, and More!

This week's new releases include vinyls of In The Heights, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical, and Flower Drum Song. Plus, a vinyl of Jagged Little Pill is coming soon!

Covid-19 Brings Two Actors Together 'Onstage' And Off, Plus Online

MAGICAL IGUANA PRODUCTIONS and KAMPFIRE FILMS present the award-winning LGBTQ+ play ELECTRICITY which chronicles the journey of two Gay men from Stonewall to today. 

Steve Cuden's 'StoryBeat' To Feature Award Winning Artists, Michele Brourman, Hillary Rollins and Maude Maggart

The StoryBeat with Steve Cuden podcast is thrilled to present an insightful interview with the creators of the new song, a?oeWhile There is Still Time,a?? a magnificent tribute to those on the medical front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Songwriters Michele Brourman and Hillary Rollins joined forces with the angelic-voiced singer, Maude Maggart, to produce a?oeWhile There is Still Time,a?? which is the focus of the StoryBeat podcast available May 13, 2020.

BWW Interview: BISTRO AWARD Recipient Michele Brourman

Prolific and popular singer-songwriter-musical director Michele Brourman is in town to collect her Bistro Award tonight and Stephen Mosher talks with her about her life and her work in an industry that loves her.

Michele Brourman Will Appear on Radio Show 'Chew The Scene'

Award winning Singer/Songwriter/Musical Director, Michele Brourman, to appear on popular radio show 'Chew The Scene' 2/27 @ 1pm EST.

York Theatre Company Will Present The World Premiere Of CHEEK TO CHEEK: IRVING BERLIN IN HOLLYWOOD

The York Theatre Company will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood, a song and dance celebration featuring the music and lyrics of the legendary Irving Berlin, with book by Barry Kleinbort (13 Things About Ed Carpolotti) and music direction by David Hancock Turner (York's Desperate Measures), directed and choreographed by four-time Tony Award nominee Randy Skinner (42nd Street, Dames at Sea, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, and Ain't Broadway Grand). Performances begin Friday, April 17, 2020 for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, May 17, 2020 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is set for Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 6:45 p.m. Cast and creative team will be announced shortly.

2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.


getTV kicks off its fifth annual “Most Wonderful Month of the Year” Christmas programming celebration beginning November 17 with classic holiday-themed variety shows, movies and sitcom episodes that will delight viewers of all ages with the spirit of the season.

Hulu Acquires Rights to DESIGNING WOMEN

Today, in a deal with Sony Pictures Television (SPT), Hulu has announced that it has acquired the rights to fan favorite comedy Designing Women set to stream on Hulu August 26...Women's Equality Day!

Amas Premieres Musical VICTORY TRAIN in Staged Readings Ft. Judy McLane and More

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab, in association with LaVie Productions, will present staged readings of Victory Train, a new musical, with book, music and lyrics by David Buskin and Jake Holmes.


ABC has handed out a script commitment for what's being called a 'sequel' to the CBS comedy Designing Women, according to The Hollywood Reporter. 

Sony Pictures TV to Reboot DESIGNING WOMEN

Sony Pictures TV is in the works to revive the classic 1990s sitcom Designing Women, according to Deadline. The series' original creator Linda Bloodworth-Thomason heading the reboot.


Dixie Carter has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

Dixie Carter has not appeared in the West End

Dixie Carter has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actress - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for her role in "Fathers and Sons". Additionally, she received a nomination for Performance at the Theatre World Awards for her performance in "Jesse and the Bandit Queen". These nominations highlight her talent and recognition in the theater industry.

Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Jesse and the Bandit Queen.

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