Josefina Scaglione

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Josefina Scaglione is an Argentine actress and singer who made her Broadway debut in 2009 as Maria in the revival of "West Side Story." Born on December 8, 1985, in Buenos Aires, Scaglione began her career in musical theater at a young age. She trained at the Escuela de Comedia Musical de Buenos Aires and performed in productions of "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Phantom of the Opera" in Argentina.
In 2008, Scaglione was cast as Maria in the Broadway revival of "West Side Story," directed by Arthur Laurents. Her portrayal of the iconic character won critical acclaim and earned her a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical. She also received Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for her performance.
After her success in "West Side Story," Scaglione continued to work in theater, starring in productions of "The Pajama Game" at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., and "The Last Five Years" at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. She also appeared in the Off-Broadway musical "Nobody Loves You" and the national tour of "Evita" as Eva Perón.
In addition to her stage work, Scaglione has also appeared on television and in film. She had a recurring role on the HBO series "Vinyl" and appeared in the film "The Last Days of Disco," directed by Whit Stillman.
Scaglione is also a talented singer and has released several albums. In 2012, she released her debut album, "Josefina Sings," which features a mix of Broadway standards and contemporary pop songs. She has also performed in concert at venues such as the Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center.

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Josefina Scaglione STAGE CREDITS

Broadway Revival, 2009

Josefina Scaglione Awards and Nominations

Theatre World Awards - 2009 - Performance

Josefina Scaglione, West Side Story

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VIDEO: On This Day, March 19- WEST SIDE STORY Returns to Broadway

On this day in 2009, the beloved musical West Side Story made its way back to Broadway in a brand new production from the show's book writer, Arthur Laurents. 


Era 26 de septiembre de 1957 cuando el Winter Garden Theater de Broadway acogía el nuevo musical WEST SIDE STORY, con música de Leonard Bernstein, letras del entonces novato Stephen Sondheim, libreto de Arthur Laurents y coreografías de Jerome Robbins. Nadie sabía en aquel momento que lo que estaban viviendo era un acontecimiento que marcaría la historia de Broadway para siempre: El nacimiento de uno de los más grandes clásicos del Teatro Musical.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, March 26- with Billy Porter, Stephanie J. Block and More!

Broadway might be dark this month, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway today, March 26, 2020.

Broadway Rewind: WEST SIDE STORY Rumbles Back to Broadway in 2009!

Just last month, Broadway celebrated the return of West Side Story- a daring new interpretation from director Ivo van Hove. In 2009, Broadway was celebrating the opening of a different West Side Story. This version, which opened March 19 at the Palace Theatre, starred Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione, and Tony winner Karen Olivo, and new Spanish lyrics from Lin-Manuel Miranda. The revival would go on to play 748 performances, running just under two years.

BWW Flashback: The Last 10 Cast Albums to Win the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy

On Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards will name the newest Best Musical Theater Album based on cast recordings released in the previous year. This year, the nominees for the award includeAin't Too Proud: The Life And Times Of The Temptations, Hadestown, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, The Music Of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child - In Four Contemporary Suites and Oklahoma!. Before a new cast album takes home the title, look back on the 10 most recent cast recordings to win the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award!

Tales from the West Side: An In-Depth Look at the Evolution of WEST SIDE STORY

Go inside the creation and 63-year evolution of the musical theatre masterpiece, West Side Story.

BWW Review: CAMARERA en el Metropolitan Sura

Camarera en el Metropolitan Sura

BWW Previews: CAMARERA (WAITRESS) at Metropolitan Sura

Last Wednesday it was the opening of CAMARERA ( Waitress) in Buenos Aires. Camarera is a very optimistic Musical that celebrates friendship, motherhood, women empowerment  and why not, how to bake a great pie!

Pablo Del Campo avanza con CAMARERA y UNA VEZ EN LA VIDA en Argentina

El productor que trajo CASI NORMALES a España comienza los preparativos de dos exitos de Broadway en su pais natal.

KINKY BOOTS Star Billy Porter to Headline PRiMA Benefit This July

Billy Porter is a contemporary Broadway icon, now making his way to Lancaster this July.

KINKY BOOTS Star Billy Porter to Headline PRiMA Benefit This July

Billy Porter is a contemporary Broadway icon, now making his way to Lancaster this July.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of NEXT TO NORMAL in Argentina

Las figuras de NEXT TO NORMAL y CASI NORMALES se reunen de nuevo en Buenos Aires para dar vida a NEXT TO CASI NORMALES, un concierto irrepetible que tendra lugar en el Teatro Astral los dias 20, 21 y 22 de octubre.

MasterClass con Luis Salgado en Madrid y Barcelona

El proximo sabado 19 de noviembre Luis Salgado (IN THE HEIGHTS, ON YOUR FEET) ofrecera una MasterClass en el Circulo de Baile de Madrid y el día 20 en la Escuela Memory de Barcelona

BWW Feature: Así son los ensayos de NEXT TO CASI NORMALES

Grandes figuras de Broadway, Argentina y España se reunen en Buenos Aires para dar tres conciertos en el Teatro Astral. Fotos exclusivas de BroadwayWorld en los ensayos.

BWW Spain Facebook LIVE! con Guido Balzaretti y Matias Mayer

They're Alive! Disfruta este viernes 21 de octubre a las 17h (Hora Argentina) / 22h (Hora Española) de este encuentro con los actores que dan vida a Gabe en CASI NORMALES en España y Argentina: Guido Balzaretti y Matias Mayer en exclusiva en el Facebook de BroadwayWorld Spain.

BWW To Stream On Facebook LIVE With Jennifer Damiano and Fernando Dente from Buenos Aires

Join us for this exclusive Facebook event live from Buenos Aires with Broadway star Jennifer Damiano and Argentina star Fernando Dente, on Thursday, October 20th 4pm ET

STAGE TUBE: Guido Balzaretti interpreta 'Soy Real' de CASI NORMALES

Como avance de la produccion que llegara a nuestro pais el año que viene, se presenta el tema 'Soy Real' (I'm Alive' de CASI NORMALES (NEXT TO NORMAL) interpretado por Guido Balzaretti.

PRiMA Theatre to Welcome Broadway's Stephen Schwartz

During the past several years, PRiMA Theatre, a non-profit organization that produces theatrical experiences at a variety of venues in the region, has brought some of musical theatre's top actors and vocalists to the area. This upcoming season boasts a bevy of Broadway's biggest stars.

Broadway Composer Stephen Schwartz to Take Part in PRiMA Theatre Concert in May

Award-winning Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz joins Lancaster's finest talent to highlight his expansive library of hit shows in a concert on Sunday, May 22.

Gerónimo Rauch en concierto 'Entre Miserables y Fantasmas'

Esta noche el canal argentino TN retransmitirá el concierto que Gerónimo Rauch ofreció en Buenos Aires el pasado mes de diciembre.


Josefina Scaglione has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Josefina Scaglione has not appeared in the West End

Josefina Scaglione has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her role in "West Side Story." She also received a nomination for Performance at the Theatre World Awards for the same production. Additionally, Scaglione was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for her performance in "West Side Story."

Josefina Scaglione has won the Outstanding Actress in a Musical award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her role in West Side Story. She has also received the Performance award from the Theatre World Awards for her performance in the same show.

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