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Kate Shindle

 
Birth Place:
Toledo, Ohio, USA
Bio:
Kate Shindle currently serves as the President of Actors' Equity Association, is Miss America 1998, and has starred in countless Broadway shows, including Fun Home, Wonderland, and Legally Blonde. Shindle was born in Toledo, OH. Broadway: Legally Blonde (Vivienne), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Jekyll ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 31, 1977 (45)

Birth Place: Toledo, Ohio, USA

Bio:
Kate Shindle currently serves as the President of Actors' Equity Association, is Miss America 1998, and has starred in countless Broadway shows, including Fun Home, Wonderland, and Legally Blonde. Shindle was born in Toledo, OH. Broadway: Legally Blonde (Vivienne), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Jekyll ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2018
Billie [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2016
Alison
  [Off-Broadway]
Minetta Lane Theatre Production, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Mad Hatter
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Vivienne Kensington
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 2003
Yonah
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2002
Amelia Earhart
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Sally Bowles [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
A Young Girl [Replacement]
Bet [Replacement]
Bridesmaid [Replacement]
Housemaid [Replacement]
Nurse [Replacement]
Lucy (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1999
Sally Bowles [Replacement]

Photos

Betsy Wolfe, Maureen McGovern, Caitlin Houlahan, Kate Shindle, Tony Yazbeck, Jordan M Photo

Betsy Wolfe, Maureen McGovern, Caitlin Houlahan, Kate Shindle, Tony Yazbeck, Jordan Matthew Brown, Timothy Warmen, and Pamela Myers

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John Riddle and Kate Shindle Photo

John Riddle and Kate Shindle

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Caitlin Houlahan, Tony Yazbeck, and Kate Shindle Photo

Caitlin Houlahan, Tony Yazbeck, and Kate Shindle

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07/10/2019
Kate Shindle, John Riddle, Melvin Tunstall II, and Betsy Wolfe Photo

Kate Shindle, John Riddle, Melvin Tunstall II, and Betsy Wolfe

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Alice Ripley, Tony Yazbeck, and Kate Shindle Photo

Alice Ripley, Tony Yazbeck, and Kate Shindle

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07/10/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2018
Billie [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2016
Alison

  [Off-Broadway]
Minetta Lane Theatre Production, 2014
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Mad Hatter

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Vivienne Kensington

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 2003
Yonah

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2002
Amelia Earhart

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Sally Bowles [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
A Young Girl [Replacement]

Bet [Replacement]

Bridesmaid [Replacement]

Housemaid [Replacement]

Nurse [Replacement]

Lucy (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1999
Sally Bowles [Replacement]

Kate Shindle Biography

Kate Shindle currently serves as the President of Actors' Equity Association, is Miss America 1998, and has starred in countless Broadway shows, including Fun Home, Wonderland, and Legally Blonde. Shindle was born in Toledo, OH.

Broadway: Legally Blonde (Vivienne), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Jekyll and Hyde (Lucy). Elsewhere: After the Fall (Maggie) at The Alley, Restoration at La Jolla, Himself and Nora at The Old Globe, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Helena), First Lady Suite (Amelia Earhart), The Last Five Years, Gypsy, Into the Woods, The Mousetrap. She has sung everywhere from Carnegie Hall to Birdland to a dive bar in Portland, Oregon. Film/TV: Gossip Girl, White Collar, Capote, The Stepford Wives. Her writing has been published by Newsweek, salon.com, and The Advocate, and she has three different books in the works.




Kate Shindle News

Wake Up With BWW 6/7: 1776 Reviews, KINKY BOOTS Casting, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/7: 1776 Reviews, KINKY BOOTS Casting, and More!
by - Jun 7, 2022

Today's top stories include all of the reviews for the Broadway-bound production of 1776, now playing at A.R.T.! Casting has been announced for the off-Broadway production of Kinky Boots, which will star Callum Francis, Christian Douglas, and Danielle Hope. Plus, student tickets are available today for the Tony Awards, and more!

Ariana DeBose & Kate Shindle Weigh in on Swings and Understudies at the Tonys Photo Ariana DeBose & Kate Shindle Weigh in on Swings and Understudies at the Tonys
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Amid Twitter buzz that the Tony Awards, airing this Sunday, June 12, will not be highlighting the swings and understudies of Broadway, Tony Awards host Ariana DeBose and Actors' Equity Association president Kate Shindle have taken to Twitter to address and dispel the rumors.

See Andrew Barth Feldman, Lillias White & More Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo See Andrew Barth Feldman, Lillias White & More Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

TAKE ME OUT Theater Installs New Camera to Monitor Audience Members After Illegal Nud Photo TAKE ME OUT Theater Installs New Camera to Monitor Audience Members After Illegal Nude Photos Were Taken of Jesse Williams
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

It has been reported that the Hayes Theater, where Take Me Out is currently running, has installed a new infrared camera to more closely monitor audience members after video of a nude scene featuring Jesse Williams was shared online. 

Second Stage and Actors' Equity Speak Out About Illegal Nude Photos Taken of Jesse Wi Photo Second Stage and Actors' Equity Speak Out About Illegal Nude Photos Taken of Jesse Williams in TAKE ME OUT
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

Second Stage and Actors' Equity are speaking out after photos were illegally taken of Jesse Williams' nude scene in the Broadway play Take Me Out.

Actors' Equity Association Condemns Unauthorized Creation and Sharing Of Naked Photos Photo Actors' Equity Association Condemns Unauthorized Creation and Sharing Of Naked Photos and Videos Of Actors
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, has issued a statement in response to news of a leak of photos and videos of a Second Stage Theater production featuring Equity members performing naked.

The Actors Fund Changes Identity to the Entertainment Community Fund Photo The Actors Fund Changes Identity to the Entertainment Community Fund
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

The Actors Fund, the 140-year-old national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced at its Annual Gala yesterday that, effective immediately, they have changed their name to Entertainment Community Fund, in order to better reflect the broad scope of industry professionals they help.

Actors' Equity Association Calls on Congress to Restore Tax Fairness for Performing A Photo Actors' Equity Association Calls on Congress to Restore Tax Fairness for Performing Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

At the deadline for filing federal income taxes, Actors’ Equity Association is calling on Congress to pass the bipartisan Performing Artist Tax Parity Act (PATPA), introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) and Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL).

Joey Contreras, Countess Luann de Lesseps & More at Feinstein's/54 Below This Week Photo Joey Contreras, Countess Luann de Lesseps & More at Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Actors' Equity Association Issues Statement in Response to New York State's Budget Ag Photo Actors' Equity Association Issues Statement in Response to New York State's Budget Agreement
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022

Equity worked closely with lawmakers on the challenges our members face in retaining healthcare during the ongoing pandemic. The result is a budget that includes a renewal of the COBRA subsidy program for members of the arts sector with $2.4 million funding, an increase from last year, as well as improved terms of the program. 

Kate Shindle Videos

BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault with Kate Shindle! VideoBWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault with Kate Shindle!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2020

In 2004, BroadwayWorld gathered a slew of stars for Standing Ovations- a special concert event at Joe's Pub. Below, watch as Kate Shindle belts out 'Love Me for What I Am' from In Trousers.

VIDEO: Equity President Kate Shindle Talks Broadway Shutdown on MSNBC VideoVIDEO: Equity President Kate Shindle Talks Broadway Shutdown on MSNBC
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2020

Equity President, Kate Shindle, sat down with MSNBC to discuss the impact of the current Broadway shutdown due to the Covid-19 ourbreak.

BWW TV: Watch Kate Shindle, Tony Yazbeck, Betsy Wolfe & More Rehearse for INTO THE WO VideoBWW TV: Watch Kate Shindle, Tony Yazbeck, Betsy Wolfe & More Rehearse for INTO THE WOODS at Town Hall!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 8, 2019

The star-studded Broadway concert event of the summer, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods, is coming to the historic The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd St., between Broadway and 6th Ave.) tonight, July 8 at 7:30pm. Tickets, starting at $50, are available online at www.TheTownHall.org

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's THE STING Starring Harry Connick, Jr VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's THE STING Starring Harry Connick, Jr
by Alan Henry - Apr 5, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse is diving into the world of high stakes cons with the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting. Check out the video below for a first look at the cast in action!

Kate Shindle, Equity President & Former Miss America, Responds to Pageant Scandal VideoKate Shindle, Equity President & Former Miss America, Responds to Pageant Scandal
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 21, 2017

Equity president and former Miss America, Kate Shindle, released a statement tonight expressing her dismay and anger toward former leaders of the Miss America pageant, as a response to Huffington Post revelations of shocking misogyny and corruption within the organization's leadership.

INDUSTRY: Broadway Social Insight Report August 14, 2017 -  GROUNDHOG DAY, 1984, COME VideoINDUSTRY: Broadway Social Insight Report August 14, 2017 - GROUNDHOG DAY, 1984, COME FROM AWAY Top Growth!
by Alan Henry - Aug 14, 2017

This week's top growing musicals were Groundhog Day, Come From Away, The Great Comet, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The top growing plays were 1984, A Dolls House Part 2, and The Play That Goes Wrong.

STAGE TUBE: Bechdels Hit the Road- Watch Highlights from the FUN HOME Tour!
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2016

The first National Tour of FUN HOME, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, just launched in Cleveland, OH at Playhouse Square and will then travel North America playing multi-week and week-long engagements.

BWW TV: A New Bunch of Bechdels Are Coming to a Town Near You- Meet the FUN HOME Family!
by TV - On the Road - Oct 1, 2016

The first National Tour of FUN HOME, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, will launch in Cleveland, OH at Playhouse Square and will then travel North America playing multi-week and week-long engagements. 

VIDEO: Seth Rudetsky & James Wesley Explain How They Pulled Off Broadway for Orlando Project
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 23, 2016

On last night's CBS News, producer James Wesley, and his husband, Broadway's Seth Rudetsky, spoke to Dr. Jon LaPook about how they put together the Broadway for Orlando project to benefit Orlando's LGBT community.

VIDEO: Broadway for Orlando 'What the World Needs Now' on MAYA & MARTY
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 22, 2016

All-star members of the Broadway community came together as Broadway for Orlando to perform 'What the World Needs Now Is Love,' on television for the first time on last night's MAYA AND MARTY on NBC


Kate Shindle Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kate Shindle been in?
Kate Shindle has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Kate Shindle been in?
Kate Shindle has not appeared in the West End