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Irene Cara

 

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Cassette
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Storyteller
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1970
Lillie Mae
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1970
Little Mae
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Iris

Photos

Irene Cara and Cab Calloway attend attend the American Image Awards at Sheraton Hotel Photo

Irene Cara and Cab Calloway attend attend the American Image Awards at Sheraton Hotel in New York City, 1984.

From: 
Date:
05/07/2018
Irene Cara attends attend the American Image Awards at Sheraton Hotel in New York Cit Photo

Irene Cara attends attend the American Image Awards at Sheraton Hotel in New York City, 1984.

From: 
Date:
05/07/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Cassette

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Storyteller

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1970
Lillie Mae

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1970
Little Mae

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Iris






Irene Cara News

World Premiere of LONESOME TRAVELER: GENERATIONS to be Presented by Rubicon Theatre C Photo World Premiere of LONESOME TRAVELER: GENERATIONS to be Presented by Rubicon Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Rubicon Theatre Company, Ventura’s non-profit professional theatre company, will continue the company’s 2022-2023 Season with the World Premiere of LONESOME TRAVELER: GENERATIONS, conceived by George Grove and James O’Neil, with musical direction by Rick Dougherty and George Grove and direction by Rubicon Co-Founder James O’Neil.

BWW Interview: Dennis DeYoung, Legendary Voice of STYX, Talks His Musical HUNCHBACK O Photo BWW Interview: Dennis DeYoung, Legendary Voice of STYX, Talks His Musical HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and Composing for Musical Theatre
by Kevin Pollack - Jun 2, 2022

Dennis DeYoung is a singer-songwriter, musician and producer. He is a founding member of the rock band Styx as primary songwriter, lead vocalist and keyboardist, a tenure that lasted from 1970 until June, 1999. Styx has sold 30 million records worldwide and is the only band to have four triple platinum albums in a row. His song 'Babe' went to number one on the Billboard charts, won Songwriter Magazine's song of the year and was also rewarded the People's Choice award for best song in 1980. He has also penned eight top ten singles in America and had four number ones in Canada. They include 'Come Sail Away', 'Lady', 'Best of Times', 'Mr. Roboto', 'Desert Moon', 'Show Me the Way', and 'Don't Let it End'. He starred in the 20th anniversary tour of Jesus Christ Superstar with Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson and Irene Cara for which he received a Joseph Jefferson nomination in Chicago for Best Supporting Actor. He has not only written the score for The Hunchback of Notre Dame, but also composed a new score for a version of 101 Dalmatians that toured in 2009 directed by Tony Award winning director Jerry Zaks. His Hunchback also won a Joseph Jefferson award for Best Musical in 2009.

BWW Interview: Chatting with Broadway Veteran Tiffany Cooper Photo BWW Interview: Chatting with Broadway Veteran Tiffany Cooper
by Jared Fessler - May 25, 2022

Tiffany is an Broadway and film actress, singer, dancer and arts educator with a career in the entertainment industry spanning more than two decades. In addition, she is a certified Life Coach practitioner (The Soulful Life Coach) and Executive Speech Coach (Abundant Leadership Speaking).

Kevin Anderson, Ben Gulley & Alanis Sophia to Star in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at  Photo Kevin Anderson, Ben Gulley & Alanis Sophia to Star in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Skylight Music Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

Skylight Music Theatre announced the full cast for the Wisconsin premiere of Dennis DeYoung’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, running May 20 through June 12, 2022. Performances take place in the beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Team for HUNCHBACK Photo Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Team for HUNCHBACK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

Skylight Music Theatre today announced the partial cast, creative team and a one-day sale for the Wisconsin premiere of Dennis DeYoung’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, running May 20 through June 12, 2022. Performances take place in the beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.

The Charleston Light Opera Guild Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' in June Photo The Charleston Light Opera Guild Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' in June
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2022

Ain't Misbehavin' is a sassy, sultry musical celebration of legendary jazz great, Fats Waller. Thomas 'Fats' Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin' new beat of swing music.

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by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2022

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by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Mar 10, 2021

Just yesterday, Dress Circle Publishing released THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Can't wait to get your hands on it? While you're waiting for your copy, let BroadwayWorld hold you over with a special sneak peek from a chapter all about the Fallen Five.

Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame &  Photo Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame & More About The Gershwin Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Gershwin Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest running show, Wicked; the extravagant production of Starlight Express; the Theater Hall of fame featuring theater's biggest names, and more!

Sixties Music Legends The Cyrkle to Release New Recordings of Their Greatest Hits Photo Sixties Music Legends The Cyrkle to Release New Recordings of Their Greatest Hits
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 29, 2020

Lightyear Entertainment announces a new agreement with The Cyrkle to release new 2020 recordings of their huge pop hits of the 1960’s. 


Irene Cara Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Irene Cara been in?
Irene Cara has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Irene Cara been in?
Irene Cara has not appeared in the West End