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Judy McLane

 
Bio:
Judy performed the role of "Tanya" in MAMMA MIA! for seven years. She received critical acclaim for her performance as "Vienna" in Johnny Guitar Off-Broadway (Drama Desk Nomination and a Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance in the Theater). Most recently, she starred as "Diana" in Next ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Judy performed the role of "Tanya" in MAMMA MIA! for seven years. She received critical acclaim for her performance as "Vienna" in Johnny Guitar Off-Broadway (Drama Desk Nomination and a Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance in the Theater). Most recently, she starred as "Diana" in Next ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Camille Penza
  [Off-Broadway]
2022
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2020
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Vienna
Vienna
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Donna Sheridan [Replacement]
Tanya [Replacement]
Tanya [Replacement]
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2000
Victoria Grant
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1999
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1998
Lily
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1997
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1996
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1995
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1994
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1992
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1988
Baker's Wife [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1988
Ensemble
Florence (Understudy)

Photos

Judy McLane, Carlos Lopez, Eric Krebs, Anna Kostakis, Nikita Burshteyn Photo

Judy McLane, Carlos Lopez, Eric Krebs, Anna Kostakis, Nikita Burshteyn

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Judy McLane

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Ari Raskin, Judy McLane, Anna Kostakis Photo

Ari Raskin, Judy McLane, Anna Kostakis

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05/18/2022
Viet Vo, Judy McLane, Anna Kostakis, Carlos Lopez, Troy Schanne Photo

Viet Vo, Judy McLane, Anna Kostakis, Carlos Lopez, Troy Schanne

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05/18/2022
Anna Kostakis and Judy McLane Photo

Anna Kostakis and Judy McLane

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Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Camille Penza

  [Off-Broadway]
2022
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2020
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Vienna

Vienna

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Donna Sheridan [Replacement]

Tanya [Replacement]

Tanya [Replacement]

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2000
Victoria Grant

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1999
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1998
Lily

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1997
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1996
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1995
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1994
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1992
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1988
Baker's Wife [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1988
Ensemble

Florence (Understudy)

Judy McLane Biography

Judy performed the role of "Tanya" in MAMMA MIA! for seven years. She received critical acclaim for her performance as "Vienna" in Johnny Guitar Off-Broadway (Drama Desk Nomination and a Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance in the Theater). Most recently, she starred as "Diana" in Next to Normal at the Pioneer Theater. She starred as "Donna" in the feature film Were the World Mine and character vocals for the movie Lucky Stiff by Ahrens & Flaherty. Ms. McLane has appeared on Broadway in Kiss of the Spider Woman, Aspects of Love and Chess. Her national and international tours include "the Baker's Wife" in Into the Woods, "the Narrator" in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with Donny Osmond, "Mrs. Baskin" in Big and Side By Side By Sondheim.
Some other favorite roles include: "Phyllis" in Follies (Signature Theater, Helen Hayes nomination), "Eva Peron" in Evita, the title character in Victor/Victoria, "Aldonza" in Man of La Mancha, Luisa in Nine, "Nancy" in Oliver!, "Florence" in Chess, "Lily" in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Paper Mill Playhouse), "Fiona" in Brigadoon, "Milly" in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (St. Louis Muny), "Mrs. Walker" in Tommy, "Rebecca" in Rags (American Musical Theater of San Jose), "Mary Magdalene" in Jesus Christ Superstar (Sacramento Music Circus), and "Ann" in 1940's Radio Hour (Repertory Theater of St. Louis), "Isabella" in Wuthering Heights (Olney Playhouse) and "Lucy" in Wildhorn's Jekyll & Hyde (Casa Manana).
As a soloist, Ms. McLane performs the music of Gershwin, Berlin, Webber and Big Band with many symphony orchestras including the Bolshoi Orchestra in Moscow, the National Orchestra of Lyon, France, National Symphony of Canada, National Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Dallas, Detroit, Ft. Worth, Indianapolis, Memphis, Milwaukee, Naples, Oklahoma City, Oregon, Pittsburgh, Seattle, St. Louis, Southwest Florida, Toronto, and Chuatauqua Symphony Orchestras and Chess in Concert at Carnegie Hall among many others.
Television includes "Guiding Light" and "Another World."
She can be heard on the recordings of Johnny Guitar, Sundance the Musical, The May Who Would be King and Storyville. www.judymclane.com. @RealJudyMcLane

Judy McLane Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Judy McLane, Romeo and Bernadette
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Actress - Musical Gold Star
Judy McLane, Johnny Guitar
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical
Judy McLaneFollies

Judy McLane News

BWW Interview: ROMEO & BERNADETTE's Nikita Burshteyn on Originating the Role of Romeo Photo BWW Interview: ROMEO & BERNADETTE's Nikita Burshteyn on Originating the Role of Romeo and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022

Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn is now running off-Broadway. We chatted with Nikita Burshteyn about his experience originating the role of Romeo, his favorite memories working on the show, and much more!

ROMEO & BERNADETTE: A MUSICAL TALE OF VERONA & BROOKLYN Extends At Theatre 555 Photo ROMEO & BERNADETTE: A MUSICAL TALE OF VERONA & BROOKLYN Extends At Theatre 555
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 18, 2022

Prior to last night's performance, producer Eric Krebs announced a five-week extension of the critically-acclaimed hit Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen.

Photos: Broadway's Ken Page Visits ROMEO & BERNADETTE Photo Photos: Broadway's Ken Page Visits ROMEO & BERNADETTE
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2022

Broadway's Ken Page attended the Wednesday matinee performance of 'Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn.'  The cast and director Justin Ross Cohen were thrilled to meet and chat with him after the show.  Check out the photos!

Photo: SESAME STREET's Sonia Manzano Visits ROMEO & BERNADETTE Photo Photo: SESAME STREET's Sonia Manzano Visits ROMEO & BERNADETTE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

Sonia Manzano, who portrayed ‚ÄėMaria‚Äô on¬†‚ÄúSesame Street‚Ä̬†from 1971-2015 attended the matinee performance yesterday (Sunday, 5/22) of¬†ROMEO & BERNADETTE.¬† She and¬†Mark Saltzman, the book & lyric writer of the show, worked together on the show for many years.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of ROMEO & BERNADETTE Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of ROMEO & BERNADETTE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

The Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen, and starring the original cast,  officially opened on Monday, May 16 at Theater 555 (555 West 42nd Street - between 10th and 11th Avenues).

VIDEO: First Look at ROMEO & BERNADETTE Opening Tonight Off-Broadway Photo VIDEO: First Look at ROMEO & BERNADETTE Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Performances of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona began May 3, 2022, for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, June 26, 2022, at 3:00PM. Opening Night is TONIGHT, Monday, May 16, 2022, at 7:00PM.

Photos: First Look at ROMEO & BERNADETTE Off-Broadway Photo Photos: First Look at ROMEO & BERNADETTE Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

The Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen, and starring the original cast, is now being presented at Theater 555.

ROMEO & BERNADETTE to Begin Performances Tomorrow at Theater 555 Photo ROMEO & BERNADETTE to Begin Performances Tomorrow at Theater 555
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

Producer Eric Krebs, in association with Amas Musical Theatre will present the Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen.

Photos: First Look at the Cast and Creative Team of ROMEO & BERNADETTE Photo Photos: First Look at the Cast and Creative Team of ROMEO & BERNADETTE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

The Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen, and starring the original cast, will open at Theater 555 for a limited engagement.

Photos: Inside Prospect Theater Company's Closing Performance of NOTES FROM NOW Photo Photos: Inside Prospect Theater Company's Closing Performance of NOTES FROM NOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022

Prospect Theater Company recently presented the world premiere of Notes From Now.

Judy McLane Videos

VIDEO: First Look at ROMEO & BERNADETTE Opening Tonight Off-Broadway VideoVIDEO: First Look at ROMEO & BERNADETTE Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Performances of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona began May 3, 2022, for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, June 26, 2022, at 3:00PM. Opening Night is TONIGHT, Monday, May 16, 2022, at 7:00PM.

Video Flashback: The Creators of APPLAUSE Take Part in a Humanities Symposium VideoVideo Flashback: The Creators of APPLAUSE Take Part in a Humanities Symposium
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2020

Paper Mill Playhouse has released a flashback video of the creators of Applause taking part in a Humanities Symposium in 1994.

VIDEO: First Look at SUNSET BOULEVARD at the John W. Engeman Theater VideoVIDEO: First Look at SUNSET BOULEVARD at the John W. Engeman Theater
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2019

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for SUNSET BOULEVARD. Performances began on Thursday, September 12 and run through Sunday, October 27, 2019.

BWW Interview: From Dancing Queen to Opera Diva, Judy McLane Opens Up About MAMMA MIA VideoBWW Interview: From Dancing Queen to Opera Diva, Judy McLane Opens Up About MAMMA MIA, Maria Callas, and Theatre Raleigh's MASTER CLASS
by Lauren Van Hemert - Aug 5, 2018

This week, Judy McLane steps into Maria Callas' shoes for the opening of the Theatre Raleigh production 'Master Class.'  'Master Class' is about opera singer Maria Callas as she teaches a fictional master class at Julliard towards the end of her life. Written by Terrence McNally, the play opened on Broadway in 1995 and won two Tony Awards. McLane, who is best known for her work in the Broadway production of 'Mamma Mia,' trained as a classical singer and says she is no stranger to Callas' work. She sat down with me to talk about Maria Callas, 'Mamma Mia' and more.

VIDEO: New Trailer for Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS at Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Everyman Theatre presents the Baltimore/DC Premiere of Los Otros, a timely new reworking of the musical from Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (music) and Ellen Fitzhugh (book and lyrics). Los Otros opened March 22 for a run through April 23, 2017. Check out a new trailer for the show below!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS at Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Everyman Theatre presents the Baltimore/DC Premiere of Los Otros, a timely new reworking of the musical from Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (music) and Ellen Fitzhugh (book and lyrics). Los Otros opens tonight, March 22, for a run through April 23, 2017. Watch highlights from the show in the trailer below!

BWW TV: MAMMA MIA!'s Dynamos Take Their Final Dance Through Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2015

Below, watch as Judy McLane, Alison Ewing, Mary Callanan and the rest fo the cast belt out the classic tunes of MAMMA MIA!, including: 'The Winner Takes It All,' 'Mamma Mia,' 'Dancing Queen' and 'Waterloo.'

STAGE TUBE: Broadway's MAMMA MIA! Debuts BC/EFA Collection Rap!
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2015

Broadway's Mamma Mia! has put a new spin on BC/EFA collection speech! The musical's company recently debuted a rap version of the famous speech after the final curtain, which you can check out below!

STAGE TUBE: MAMMA MIA!'s Judy McLane's Career Reaches New Heights...Literally!
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2014

Judy McLane recently took a VIP ride with the U.S. Navy's Blue Angel Flight Demonstration Team in the F/A-18 Super Hornet as part of the Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA) Key Influencer Rider Program.

BWW TV: MAMMA MIA! Cast Dances Into BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 17, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the cast of MAMMA MIA!, featuring: Felicia Finley, Judy McLane, Stacia Fernandez ,Traci Victoria, Thomasina E. Gross, Jacob Pinion, Albert Guerzon, Deanna Aguinaga, Sydni Beaudoin, Allyson Carr,Felicity Claire, Mark Dancewicz, Corey Greenan, Bryan Scott Johnson, Corinne MeIancon, Christopher Hudson Myers, Jennifer Noth, Ashley Park, Tera-Lee Pollin, Gerard Salvador, Neil Starkenberg and Victor Wallace. Check out clips from 'The Winner Takes It All,' 'Mamma Mia!,' and 'Dancing Queen' below!


Judy McLane Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Judy McLane been in?
Judy McLane has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Judy McLane been in?
Judy McLane has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Judy McLane been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Romeo and Bernadette Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Johnny Guitar and Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Follies .

What awards has Judy McLane won?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Romeo and Bernadetteand Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Johnny Guitar.