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Dorothy Loudon

 
Dorothy Loudon Headshot
Date of Birth: September 17, 1933
Date of Death: November 15, 2003 (70)

Birth Place: Boston, MA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Carlotta Vance [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1999
B.V.M. / Elsa Fitt / Lulu Shriner
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1997
Lulu Ward
  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1994
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Dolly Levi
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1990
Miss Hannigan
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Performer
  [Broadway]
1983
Dotty Otley
  [Broadway]
1981
Cara Varnum
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Mrs. Lovett [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Bea Asher
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1977
Miss Hannigan
  [Broadway]
1973
Edith
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1971
Charlotte Haze
  [Broadway]
1969
Mabel
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Lillian Stone
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
Performer
Wilma Risque
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1962
Reno Sweeney [Replacement]

Dorothy Loudon Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1979 - Outstanding Actress - Musical
Dorothy Loudon, Ballroom
 
Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Dorothy Loudon, Ballroom
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Dorothy Loudon, Annie
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1977 - Best Broadway Musical Gold Star
Dorothy Loudon, Annie
 
Tony Awards - 1977 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Dorothy Loudon, Annie
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1969 - Outstanding Performanc Gold Star
Dorothy Loudon, The Fig Leaves Are Falling
 
Tony Awards - 1969 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Dorothy Loudon, The Fig Leaves Are Falling
 
Theatre World Awards - 1963 - Performance Gold Star
Dorothy Loudon, Nowhere to Go But Up

Dorothy Loudon News

77th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony Set for June 2023 Photo 77th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony Set for June 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2022

The 77th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday evening, June 5, 2023 beginning at 7:00PM. The Theatre World Awards are the oldest awards given for Outstanding Broadway and Off-Broadway Debut Performances.

Ann Kittredge to Perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Cabaret Conv Photo Ann Kittredge to Perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Cabaret Convention in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Ann Kittredge will return to¬†The Laurie Beechman Theatre¬†(407 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues) on¬†Sunday, October 23rd at 7pm¬†with her Musical Director¬†Christopher Denny¬†(piano),¬†Sean Harkness¬†(guitar),¬†Mary Ann McSweeney¬†(bass),¬†Rex Benincasa(drums) and special guests¬†Robbie Kondor¬†and¬†Steve Ross.

Broadway Streaming Guide: July 2022 - Where to Watch HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE SERIES  Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: July 2022 - Where to Watch HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE SERIES & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Jul 2, 2022

From the new season of High School Musical: the Series to some Broadway favorites, such as Neil Patrick Harris, Lea Salonga, and Derek Klena, starring in new streaming shows, check out what's coming to streaming services this month! Look below to see what movies, television, music, and concerts you should tune into this July!

Cast Announced for JERRY'S GIRLS Benefit Performance Photo Cast Announced for JERRY'S GIRLS Benefit Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

Season of Concern, the emergency fund for Chicago theater artists, will present a one-night-only benefit performance of Jerry’s Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, concepts by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, direction by Ken-Matt Martin, and musical direction by Nigel D. Robinson.

BWW Interview: Ernest Thompson On The Leading Ladies He's Worked With & Reviving His  Photo BWW Interview: Ernest Thompson On The Leading Ladies He's Worked With & Reviving His THE WEST SIDE WALTZ
by Gil Kaan - Jun 13, 2022

Will Geer‚Äôs Theatricum presents the world premiere of the ‚Äúall new‚ÄĚ revival of Oscar-winning playwright Ernest Thompson‚Äôs The West Side Waltz beginning June 25, 2022. Mary Jo DuPrey directs the cast of Ellen Geer, Melora Marshall, Willow Geer, Miguel P√©rez and Charles Lin. I was most fortunate to have the playwright make some time to answer my queries.

Photos: Joel Grey Presents Myles Frost His Theatre World Award Onstage at MJ THE MUSI Photo Photos: Joel Grey Presents Myles Frost His Theatre World Award Onstage at MJ THE MUSICAL
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 8, 2022

Check out photos of Myles Frost (MJ The Musical), receiving his 2022 Theatre World Award from Joel Grey! The Theatre World Awards celebrated the 2022 Theatre World Award Honorees this past Monday night.

Photos: Go Backstage with the 2022 Theatre World Awards Winners Photo Photos: Go Backstage with the 2022 Theatre World Awards Winners
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 8, 2022

On Monday night, the Theatre World Awards celebrated the 2022 Theatre World Award Honorees, a special 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award to 21 cast members making their Broadway debut in the Broadway Revival of The Music Man, the 13th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater Honoree Michael Oberholtzer, and the 9th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Harvey Fierstein.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 2022 Theatre World Awards Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 2022 Theatre World Awards
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 8, 2022

The Theatre World Awards celebrated the 2022 Theatre World Award Honorees, a special 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award to 21 cast members making their Broadway debut in the Broadway Revival of The Music Man, the 13th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater Honoree Michael Oberholtzer, and the 9th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Harvey Fierstein at the historic 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony that returned to a live in-person presentation on the set of the Jeffrey Richards production of the critically acclaimed Broadway Revival of American Buffalo.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

The Theatre World Awards Will Honor THE MUSIC MAN With 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award Photo The Theatre World Awards Will Honor THE MUSIC MAN With 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

The Theatre World Awards will present a special 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award to 21 cast members making their Broadway debut in the Broadway Revival of The Music Man starring Theatre World Award alumni Hugh Jackman, Marie Mullen, Jefferson Mays, Jayne Houdyshell, and Phillip Boykin at The Winter Garden Theatre.

Dorothy Loudon Videos

Tonys TV: Best Featured Actress in a Play, Celia Keenan-Bolger Videoplay
Tonys TV: Best Featured Actress in a Play, Celia Keenan-Bolger

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2019

Celia Keenan-Bolger has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for To Kill A Mockingbird.

Tony Talk: Best Leading Actress in a Musical, Katrina Lenk Videoplay
Tony Talk: Best Leading Actress in a Musical, Katrina Lenk

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2018

Katrina Lenk has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for THE BAND'S VISIT.

VIDEO: Jenn Colella and Katrina Lenk Announce The Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominat Videoplay
VIDEO: Jenn Colella and Katrina Lenk Announce The Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations

by Nicole Rosky - Apr 24, 2018

Come From Away star Jenn Colella and The Band's Visit sensation Katrina Lenk announced the nominees for the 2017-18 Outer Critics Circle Awards today, April 24th in the Oak Room at New York's renown Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street. Check out the video below!

VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 10 - The Original Broadway ANNIE with Andrea McArdle
by Robert Diamond - Dec 22, 2014

Today we bring you something rare and fun. Via Andrea McArdle and the Original Broadway Cast of ANNIE, is a clip from an Television Special that aired on NBC, in 1977, the year the musical opened on Broadway at the ALVIN Theatre and became a bonafide SMASH! THE ANNIE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL was not particularly good, but was capitalizing on the name of the show that suddenly everyone was talking about.

VIDEO: Susan Louise O'Connor Stars in New Webseries LUCY KNOWS LOVE (NYC STYLE)
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

Lucy Knows Love (NYC style) is the latest comedy web series to be launched from STAGE17.tv. The series is written by and starring Broadway's Susan Louise O'Connor (Blithe Spirit) as Lucy Saunders. Single gal turned married lady takes her Dayton, OH talk show to streets of NYC helping random strangers with what she knows best-LOVE. It's Lucy Knows Love (NYC Style) and boy is she fantastic. With her canny ability to assess the problems of even strangers on the street, there is nothing stopping Lucy from working her magic on the love-troubled souls in the greatest city in the world. Click below to watch the first episode - 'Big Shit' - with Sarah Bisman (Bronwyn Freed on Law & Order: SVU) and Diana Oh (Lincoln Center, Goodspeed Opera House). Lucy may know love, but what if it's only one-sided?

BWW TV: On the Scene at the 2014 Theatre World Awards with Winners Levi, Cranston, Karimloo, O'Dowd & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2014

First presented in 1945, the prestigious Theatre World Awards, founded by John Willis, the Editor-in-Chief of both Theatre World and its companion volume, Screen World, are the oldest awards given for Outstanding Broadway and Off-Broadway Debut Performances. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night, where he chatted with all of this year's winners and presenters. Check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV: Inside the 2013 Theatre World Awards with Ben Vereen, Tom Hanks & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2013

Theatre World Award Alumni Courtney B. Vance, Anika Noni Rose, Ben Vereen, Christine Lahti, Tony Sheldon, Lea Salonga, Isabel Keating, Phillip Boykin, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Hoffman, Wesley Taylor, Patricia Elliott, Meg Bussert, Crystal A. Dickinson, with special guestNathan Lane, all took part in the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony last night, June 3, 2013 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), home of the current Broadway revival of Pippin. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out highlights and interviews with the honorees below!

BWW TV: Inside the 2012 Theatre World Awards - Jeremy Jordan, Josh Young & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 12, 2012

Last week, the 68th annual Theatre World Awards were held on Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at an invitation-only ceremony celebrating the 2012 Theatre World Award winners for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performances during the 2011-2012 theatrical season. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you inside the ceremony and brings you presentation and performance highlights!

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Company Inside the Rehearsal Room of THREE MEN ON A HORSE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 17, 2011

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed company 'dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit,' presents Three Men on a Horse, by John Cecil Holm & George Abbott as the final production of the company's 2010/11 season. Directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Scott Alan Evans, performances began at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre March 14th, 2011. The show will open on March 24th. Click below to meet the company and go inside the rehearsal room...and stay tuned for more!


Dorothy Loudon Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Dorothy Loudon been in?
Dorothy Loudon has appeared on Broadway in 15 shows.

How many West End shows has Dorothy Loudon been in?
Dorothy Loudon has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Dorothy Loudon been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Ballroom , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Ballroom , Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Annie , Best Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Annie , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Annie , Outstanding Performanc (Drama Desk Awards) for The Fig Leaves Are Falling Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Fig Leaves Are Falling and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Nowhere to Go But Up .

What awards has Dorothy Loudon won?
Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Annie, Best Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Annie, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Annie Outstanding Performanc (Drama Desk Awards) for The Fig Leaves Are Fallingand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Nowhere to Go But Up.