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Donna Marie Asbury

Also Credited As: Donna Elio
 
Date Of Birth:
October 30 (2022)
Bio:
Donna Marie made her Broadway debut at age 11 in the revival of Gypsy starring Angela Lansbury. Next she played Terry Turner in the Stephen Sondheim/Harold Prince musical Merrily We Roll Along. At age 19, Ms. Asbury was chosen by Mr. Prince to portray Eva Peron in the national tour of Evita (the ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: October 30

Bio:
Donna Marie made her Broadway debut at age 11 in the revival of Gypsy starring Angela Lansbury. Next she played Terry Turner in the Stephen Sondheim/Harold Prince musical Merrily We Roll Along. At age 19, Ms. Asbury was chosen by Mr. Prince to portray Eva Peron in the national tour of Evita (the ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1997
Velma Kelly [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Velma Kelly [Replacement]
Velma Kelly [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
June [Replacement]
June [Replacement]
June [Replacement]
June [Replacement]
Velma Kelly [Replacement]
Roxie Hart (Understudy) [Replacement]
Velma Kelly (Understudy) [Replacement]
Matron "Mama" Morton (Understudy) [Replacement]
Velma Kelly (Understudy) [Replacement]
Matron "Mama" Morton (Understudy) [Replacement]

Donna Marie Asbury Biography

Donna Marie made her Broadway debut at age 11 in the revival of Gypsy starring Angela Lansbury. Next she played Terry Turner in the Stephen Sondheim/Harold Prince musical Merrily We Roll Along. At age 19, Ms. Asbury was chosen by Mr. Prince to portray Eva Peron in the national tour of Evita (the youngest actress ever to perform the role). Other B'way: Chicago, Gypsy, Merrily We Roll Along, Smile, Jerome Robbins' Broadway Other nat'l tours: Chicago (Velma Kelly).





Donna Marie Asbury News

CHICAGO, A History- Part 2: A Modern Classic Makes A Bang On Stage and Screen Photo CHICAGO, A History- Part 2: A Modern Classic Makes A Bang On Stage and Screen
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2022

Discover the story behind one of the greatest musicals in history as we dive deep into the history of Broadway's longest-running American musical, John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Bob Fosse's, 'Chicago.'

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to the Green Room 42 Featuring Broadway Standbys, Un Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to the Green Room 42 Featuring Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Stephen DeAngelis is resuming¬†his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†to be held on¬†Monday, September 27th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

VIDEO: Watch Brenda Braxton's Birthday Bash on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch Brenda Braxton's Birthday Bash on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 7, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with Brenda Braxton's Birthday Bash!  Guest Host Brenda Braxton is joined by Donna Marie Asbury and Amra-Faye Wright and surprise special guests.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, August 7- with Tonya Pinkins, Jessica Vosk, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, August 7- with Tonya Pinkins, Jessica Vosk, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 7, 2020

Today (August 7) in live streaming: Tonya Pinkins visits Backstage Live, Brenda Braxton celebrates her birthday on Stars in the House, and so much more!

RECAP: Alton Fitzgerald White and Donna Marie Asbury Sang on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo RECAP: Alton Fitzgerald White and Donna Marie Asbury Sang on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Stars in the House continued Tuesday night (8pm) with Broadway Record Breakers with Marlene Danielle, Alton Fitzgerald White and Donna Marie Asbury.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 14- with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin & More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 14- with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin & More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 14, 2020

Today (July 14) in live streaming: Richard Ridge chats with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin hosts a listening party and so much more!

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Record Breakers on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch Broadway Record Breakers on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 14, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with Broadway Record Breakers with Marlene Danielle, Alton Fitzgerald White and Donna Marie Asbury.

Casts of 30 ROCK, CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND and More to Appear on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo Casts of 30 ROCK, CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND and More to Appear on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced this week's lineup for 'Stars in the House' featuring cast members from 30 Rock and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Donna Marie Asbury is in the Guinness Book of World Records For 20-Year Stint in CHIC Photo Donna Marie Asbury is in the Guinness Book of World Records For 20-Year Stint in CHICAGO
by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2020

Donna Marie Asbury has revealed that she is now in the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest career playing the same role in a Broadway show!

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Will Return to The Green Room 42 with Shelby Acosta, John Card Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Will Return to The Green Room 42 with Shelby Acosta, John Cardoza, Jordan Dobson and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... will return to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from Jagged Little Pill; West Side Story; Ain't Too Proud:The Life and Times of the Temptations; Emojiland and Fiddler on the Roof [Fiddler Afn Dakh] on MONDAY, MARCH 9TH at 7 PM.

Donna Marie Asbury Videos

VIDEO: Donna Marie Asbury Takes Final Bow in CHICAGO After 20 Year Tenure! Videoplay
VIDEO: Donna Marie Asbury Takes Final Bow in CHICAGO After 20 Year Tenure!

by Stage Tube - Jun 4, 2019

Last night, Donna Marie Asbury played her final performance in the Broadway hit Chicago after 20 years in the ensemble role of 'June,' as well as covering the roles of 'Velma Kelly' and 'Matron 'Mama' Morton'. We've got a peek at her final bow at the iconic show. Be sure to check out the full video!

BWW TV: CHICAGO Paints the Town at Broadway in Bryant Park Videoplay
BWW TV: CHICAGO Paints the Town at Broadway in Bryant Park

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 14, 2018

Broadway is back in the park! Broadway in Bryant Park has returned for the 2018 season, bringing the best of Broadway together for free performances for six consecutive weeks from through Thursday, August 16. The Bryant Park stage is located at 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets. Lawn seating is first-come, first-serve.

BWW TV: CHICAGO Paints the Town at Broadway in Bryant Park Videoplay
BWW TV: CHICAGO Paints the Town at Broadway in Bryant Park

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 5, 2017

Watch below as Robyn Hurder, Donna Marie Asbury and the cast of CHICAGO perform 'Roxie,' 'My Own Best Friend' and 'All That Jazz .'

BWW TV: MISS SAIGON Accepts Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 29, 2017

Earlier this month, BroadwayWorld announced the results for our second annual Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award, which went to the company of Miss Saigon. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory's Jake Ryan Flynn helped to present this year's award, and you can check out how it all went down below!

BWW TV: ALLEGIANCE's Darren Lee Accepts Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award!
by Broadway's Backbone - Jun 28, 2016

Earlier this month, BroadwayWorld announced the results for our first annual Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award, which went to the company of Allegiance. Darren Lee accepted the award on behalf of his cast, with the help of Broadway favorite Sean Palmer and you can check out how it all went down below!

BWW TV: CHICAGO Slinks Into BROADWAY AT BRYANT PARK with Brandy Norwood, Donna Marie Asbury and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 16, 2015

Below, watch the cast of CHICAGO -- starring Brandy Norwood, Donna Marie Asbury and NaTasha Yvette Williams -- in action!

STAGE TUBE: KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY- Spotlight on Donna Marie Asbury
by Stage Tube - Jan 6, 2015

Tickets for the 2015 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY will take place Friday, January 9th, 2015 to Thursday, January 15th, 2015, and is an annual event when kids ages 6 to 18 can see participating Broadway shows for free when accompanied by a full-paying adult. A KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY ticket includes pre-theatre activities, restaurant discounts, parking discounts, educational programs, and more. JUDITH LIGHT a two-time Tony Award winner, will serve as the National Ambassador for the 19th KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY. This year KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY salutes Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit, an organization where Light remains a longtime board member. Kids' Night on Broadway¬ģ went backstage to interview cast members from this years' participating shows to ask them your questions! Check out the interview with Chicago's Donna Marie Asbury below!

BWW TV Special: Tony Winners Ann Reinking, Bebe Neuwirth, James Naughton and Joel Grey Light Up the Stage for CHICAGO's Record-Breaking 7,486 Performances
by Robert Diamond - Nov 25, 2014

Check out footage from the special performance and interviews with the stars below!

BWW TV: CHICAGO Cast Jazzes Up BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK- Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 20, 2013

Featured in today's event was the cast of Chicago (Anne Horak, Michael Cusumano, Nathan Madden, Brian O'Brien, Brian Spitulnik, Donna Marie Asbury, Angel Reda, Tonya Wathen, and Rachel Bickerton) performing 'Me and My Baby,' 'All I Care About Is Love,' 'Roxie,' and 'All That Jazz.' Check out highlights below!

BWW TV: CHICAGO Cast Performs at Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2012

Featured in this week's event was: Chicago (Donna Marie Asbury, Dylis Croman, Cristy Candler, Tonya Wathen, Tony Yazbeck, Peter Nelson, Amos Wolff, Denny Paschall, Eddie Bennett) Rebecca (Jill Paice, Ryan Silverman, Maree Johnson), Evita (Christina DeCicco, Max von Essen, Rachel Potter), Newsies (Corey Cott, Kara Lindsay, and Julie Foldesi), RENT (Anthony Federov, Sean Michael Murray, Emma Hunton, Shaleah Adkisson), and a special guest performance by Sista's: The Musical. Check out the performaces from the cast of Chicago below, which included 'All That Jazz,' 'Roxie,' and 'All I Care About Is Love.'


Donna Marie Asbury Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Donna Marie Asbury been in?
Donna Marie Asbury has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Donna Marie Asbury been in?
Donna Marie Asbury has not appeared in the West End