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Broadway: The Phantom of the Opera: Carlotta u/s, InnKeeper's Wife, Porgy and Bess: Lily, Serena u/s. Regional: Firebrand of Florence, L'Elisir D'Amore, Moby Dick, The Magic Flute. Carnegie Hall: Carmina Burana, Lord Nelson Mass. Australian/European Tours of Porgy and Bess. NYCO, Dallas Opera, Opera ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2020
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Innkeeper's Wife [Replacement]

Heather Hill Biography

Broadway: The Phantom of the Opera: Carlotta u/s, InnKeeper's Wife, Porgy and Bess: Lily, Serena u/s. Regional: Firebrand of Florence, L'Elisir D'Amore, Moby Dick, The Magic Flute. Carnegie Hall: Carmina Burana, Lord Nelson Mass. Australian/European Tours of Porgy and Bess. NYCO, Dallas Opera, Opera Colorado. Thanks to my loving, supportive family, God and Mozart. www.heatherhill.com





Heather Hill News

Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 35 Years on Broadway Photo Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 35 Years on Broadway
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 27, 2023

The Phantom of the Opera celebrated 35 years on Broadway last night, January 26, at the Majestic Theatre. The production opened on January 26, 1988. BroadwayWorld was there to capture some special moments from the big night, including members of the creative team, the cast's curtain call, and more!

Review: THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE at Santa Fe Opera At Lensic Performing Arts Center Photo Review: THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE at Santa Fe Opera At Lensic Performing Arts Center
by Jackie Camborde - Nov 2, 2022

Excellent production shines a light on the fight for equal rights for Black citizens in 1960s United States. More productions like this are needed to educate and tell this story.

Santa Fe Opera to Present THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE in October Photo Santa Fe Opera to Present THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE in October
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

The Santa Fe Opera will present the world premiere of This Little Light of Mine, a new opera about the life of voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. The one-act opera is composed by Chandler Carter with libretto by Diana Solomon-Glover. Under development since 2017, the piece is commissioned by the Santa Fe Opera and its Opera for All Voices (OFAV) consortium partners.

New York Opera Alliance Presents NEW YORK OPERAFEST 2022 Photo New York Opera Alliance Presents NEW YORK OPERAFEST 2022
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

NEW YORK OPERAFEST returns to in-person programming after two years of producing content virtually. For the first time since 2020, the festival offers in-person productions in New York City through June 15, 2022.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the World Premiere of OTHER WORLD Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the World Premiere of OTHER WORLD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2022

Delaware Theatre Company will present the world premiere of OTHER WORLD, a new musical. Featuring a book by Hunter Bell, music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and Ann McNamee and directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt, OTHER WORLD will begin performances on Wednesday February 23 for a run through Sunday March 20.

American Lyric Theater to Present THE OPPOSABLE THUMB Photo American Lyric Theater to Present THE OPPOSABLE THUMB
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2021

American Lyric Theater has announced its return to live performances with a workshop performance of The Opposable Thumb by composer Jorge Sosa and librettist Julian Crouch. The performance, part of the company's popular InsightALT series, will take place Friday, October 1, 2021 at 7pm at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W. 37th Street.

American Lyric Theater Returns To Live Performances With THE OPPOSABLE THUMB Photo American Lyric Theater Returns To Live Performances With THE OPPOSABLE THUMB
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

The Opposable Thumb was commissioned by American Lyric Theater under the auspices of the company's nationally acclaimed Composer Librettist Development Program. Based on various true accounts of the last two hundred years, this fascinating work questions whether mankind is superior to the animals that are contained behind the bars of a zoo's cages, or just another ape with an opposable thumb, and a trigger pulling finger.

The Santa Fe Opera and Kentucky Opera Present Online Workshop of New Opera THIS LITTL Photo The Santa Fe Opera and Kentucky Opera Present Online Workshop of New Opera THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021

The work, composed by Chandler Carter with a libretto by Diana Solomon-Glover, portrays key events in the life of voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer.

the little OPERA theatre of ny Presentation Of Mozart's The Shepherd King Postponed  Photo the little OPERA theatre of ny Presentation Of Mozart's The Shepherd King Postponed Until Fall 2020
by Stephi Wild - Mar 27, 2020

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) in collaboration with New Vintage Baroque is developing Mozart's joyful serenata The Shepherd King (Il re pastore) in a newly commissioned singing translation from Mark Herman and Ronnie Apter.

The Little OPERA Theatre Postpones Mozart's THE SHEPHERD KING Photo The Little OPERA Theatre Postpones Mozart's THE SHEPHERD KING
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 26, 2020

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) is developing Mozart's joyful serenata The Shepherd King (Il re pastore) in a newly commissioned singing translation from Mark Herman and Ronnie Apter.

Heather Hill Videos

BWW Flashback: Looking Back At PORGY AND BESS's Opening Night! Videoplay
BWW Flashback: Looking Back At PORGY AND BESS's Opening Night!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 21, 2020

With David Alan Grier making his official return to Broadway tonight as Sergeant Vernon C. Waters in Roundabout Theatre Company's A Soldier's Play, we're looking back at his Tony-nominated turn as Sportin' Life in 2012's Tony-nominated production of The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess on the show's opening night. Check out the video to see Grier alongside Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, Phillip Boykin, Joshua Henry, and more as they celebrate the special night!

BWW Special Coverage: 4th of July Guide for the Patriotic Theatre Junkie - Videos, Event Schedules & More!
by BWW - Jul 4, 2012

A devout theater fan knows no holiday, and thankfully, many of Broadway's most beloved shows and performers nationwide don't either. So what's a theater enthusiast to do on this Independence Day? Check out a sampling of this year's most exciting 4th of July offerings and click below to revisit some of your favorites saluting our nation in song!

STAGE TUBE: Tom Gualtieri in THAT PLAY: A SOLO MACBETH
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2012

THAT PLAY: A Solo Macbeth, starring Tom Gualtieri, has extended its Off-Broadway Run through July 12 at Stage Left Studio. Check out the trailer video below, which features Lady Macbeth planning interior decoratation for the castle.

BWW TV: Audra McDonald on How She Owes Her Tony Win to the Generation of Greats Before Her
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2012

Last night, June 10, Audra McDonald took home her 5th Tony Award for for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for her role of 'Bess' in THE GERSWIN's PORGY AND BESS. Though we'd think she'd be used to the feeling of winning by now, McDonald spoke with BroadwayWorld just moments after her win only to reveal how it still feels 'out of body'. Click below to hear from the Broadway darling herself!

STAGE TUBE: PORGY AND BESS Onstage Marriage Proposal!
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2012

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is now on Broadway with a cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. In the video below, the audience got a special surprise when the cast welcomed a couple onstage for a heartwarming marriage propsal. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald Visits THE COLBERT REPORT!
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2012

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is now on Broadway with a cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. Last night, McDonald was a guest on The Colbert Report on Comedy Central. The four-time Tony Award-winner chatted with Stephen Colbert about her return to Broadway and performed 'Summertime.' Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis & Audra McDonald Perform on THE ROSIE SHOW!
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2012

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is now on Broadway with a cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. McDonlad and Lewis will appear on 'The Rosie Show' tomorrow March 2, and BroadwayWorld brings you previews of their performances of 'Summertime,' 'I Got PLenty O' Nuttin,' and 'I Loves You, Porgy' below! Check your local listings to tune in live!

STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald & Norm Lewis Perform "Bess, You Is My Woman" on The View
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2012

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS officially opened on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. Today, McDonald and Lewis appeared on The View to promote the show and BroadwayWorld brings you their performance of 'Bess, You Is My Woman Now' below!

STAGE TUBE: New Promo Released for PORGY & BESS!
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2012

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS officially opened on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). The cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. The cast also includes Phillip Boykin as Crown, Nikki Renée Daniels as Clara, Joshua Henry as Jake, Christopher Innvar as Detective, Bryonha Marie Parham as Serena and NaTasha Yvette Williams as Mariah, as well as Sumayya Ali, Allison Blackwell, Roosevelt André Credit, Trevon Davis, Joseph Dellger, Wilkie Ferguson, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Gavin Gregory, Heather Hill, David Hughey, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Alicia Hall Moran, Cedric Neal, Phumzile Sojola, Nathaniel Stampley, Julius Thomas III, J.D. Webster and Lisa Nicole Wilkerson. Check out the just-released promo for the show below!

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of PORGY & BESS with Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis & More!
by Broadway Beat - Jan 18, 2012

On Thursday, January 12, The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Broadway Beat was on hand for exciting opening night party to chat with the cast and company and takes you inside below!


Heather Hill Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Heather Hill been in?
Heather Hill has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

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