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Kay Cole

 
Bio:
Kay Cole has been performing in TV, Film and Television since she was six years old. She is proud to have created the role of Maggie in the original Broadway production of A Chorus Line. She also loved playing Madame Thenardier in the LA production of Les Miserables. Recently, she co-starred in an ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Kay Cole has been performing in TV, Film and Television since she was six years old. She is proud to have created the role of Maggie in the original Broadway production of A Chorus Line. She also loved playing Madame Thenardier in the LA production of Les Miserables. Recently, she co-starred in an ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1988
Mme. Thénardier
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1985
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1982
Lucy
Lucy
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1976
Maggie
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1975
Maggie Winslow
Diana Morales [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1975
Maggie Winslow
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1972
Girl
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1972
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Apostle Woman
Leper
Reporter
Temple Lady
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1968
Crissy [Replacement]
Jeanie [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Ensemble
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Urchin
The Girl (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1963
Minerva Brooks
Minerva Brooks
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1960
Sad Girl [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Los Angeles, 2017]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Los Angeles, 2007]
Director
 
[Los Angeles, 2006]
Choreographer
 
[Los Angeles, 2004]
Choreographer
 
[Los Angeles, 2004]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Choreographer
 
[Regional (US), 2001]
Choreographer
 
[Regional (US), 1999]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer

Writing

Bookwriter

Kay Cole Biography

Kay Cole has been performing in TV, Film and Television since she was six years old. She is proud to have created the role of Maggie in the original Broadway production of A Chorus Line. She also loved playing Madame Thenardier in the LA production of Les Miserables. Recently, she co-starred in an original musical presentation Havana Music Hall. She also guest starred on ‚ÄúGrace and Frankie‚ÄĚ this year. Lately, Kay loves directing, choreographing, teaching and writing in Los Angeles, London and New York and occasionally performing her solo evening with John Boswell, which lead to the release of her first solo CD ‚ÄúSouvenir‚ÄĚ on Kritzerland Records, produced by Bruce Kimmel and musically arranged by John Boswell. Most recently, Kay directed In A Booth At Chasen‚Äôs at the El Portal Theatre. She directed and choreographed I Only have Eyes for You, Firecracker an original play she co-wrote, Another Washington Affair, Love Again, Poison and A Dull Pain Turned Sharp. She is in preproduction to direct and choreograph an original rock opera film Daniel in Babylon.




Kay Cole News

Groundbreaking Theatre Initiative NewStages Introduces Stepping Stones In Honor Of Pr Photo Groundbreaking Theatre Initiative NewStages Introduces Stepping Stones In Honor Of Pride Month
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022

NewStages, a multi-generational arts initiative that connects artists in the LGBTQ+ community to tell their stories, is presenting Stepping Stones, a new program that is making its debut this month to coincide with the celebration of Pride Month.

Groundbreaking Theatre Initiative NewStages Introduces Stepping Stones In Honor Of Pr Photo Groundbreaking Theatre Initiative NewStages Introduces Stepping Stones In Honor Of Pride Month
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022

NewStages, a multi-generational arts initiative that connects artists in the LGBTQ+ community to tell their stories, is presenting Stepping Stones, a new program that is making its debut this month to coincide with the celebration of Pride Month.

Broadway Sings BLOOD ROCK: THE MUSICAL 
BONUS EDITION EP Out Worldwide Photo Broadway Sings BLOOD ROCK: THE MUSICAL BONUS EDITION EP Out Worldwide
by Gigi Gervais - Oct 23, 2021

Broadway Sings Blood Rock: The Musical ‚Äď Bonus Edition,¬†a special edition EP comprised of 7 songs from the acclaimed 2018 stage play Blood Rock: The Musical¬†created by Michael Berns, has received a worldwide release exclusively on iTunes and Apple Music.

A CHORUS LINE: La revolución musical que llega a Madrid Photo A CHORUS LINE: La revolución musical que llega a Madrid
by Angeles Diaz - Sep 20, 2021

Por fin veremos en la capital la producción de Antonio Banderas y hacemos un repaso de su génesis.

Mark Salyer's NewStages Soaring To New Heights In 2021 Photo Mark Salyer's NewStages Soaring To New Heights In 2021
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2021

Beginning with their New Year's show in January, NewStages, a Los Angeles based theater company for seniors, has had a busy year, in lieu of Covid, with thousands of seniors tuning in to their online programming.

LGBTQ Seniors Perform Virtually in New Stages' SECRET LIVES With Final Episode Tuesda Photo LGBTQ Seniors Perform Virtually in New Stages' SECRET LIVES With Final Episode Tuesday, June 30th
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2021

New Stages, a Los Angeles-based arts program for seniors will present Secret Lives, four episodes of stories, creative writing and music during June. The final episode will air on Tuesday, June 30th ,  with a watch party scheduled for 7:00PM Pacific Time.

LGBTQ Seniors Perform Virtually In New Stages' SECRET LIVES Photo LGBTQ Seniors Perform Virtually In New Stages' SECRET LIVES
by A.A. Cristi - May 28, 2021

Pride Month celebrates the progress of the LGBTQ+ community in their journey toward liberation. But many elders in the community experienced periods of their lives where they had to keep their lives and loves secret and hidden.

Moonlight State Productions Announces 2021 Summer Season Photo Moonlight State Productions Announces 2021 Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2021

The curtain will finally rise on Moonlight Stage Productions' long-delayed 40th anniversary season this summer when it returns to live and in-person entertainment in June with four Broadway musicals.

Francesca Amari, Melissa Driscol, Kurt Kelly and More Join PIANO BAR LIVE! Photo Francesca Amari, Melissa Driscol, Kurt Kelly and More Join PIANO BAR LIVE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021

Featuring new performers with every show, Piano Bar Live! streams this Tuesday, March 30 at 7:15 pm ET, with host Scott Barbarino and guests Francesca Amari, Melissa Driscol, Kurt Kelly, Mark Oleszko and Zoe Brooke Reed, plus Mystery Guests and MORE!

Listen Now: Broadway Sings BLOOD ROCK THE MUSICAL Photo Listen Now: Broadway Sings BLOOD ROCK THE MUSICAL
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 4, 2021

Featuring four top Broadway stars: 2019 Tony Award nominee Damon Daunno (Curly in Broadway's 'Oklahoma!'); 1987 Tony Award nominee Robert Torti (Greaseball from 'Starlight Express'); Andy Mientus (Broadway's 'Les Misérables' and the Pied Piper on the CW series 'The Flash'); and Jennifer DiNola (Elphaba in Broadway's 'Wicked'), 'Broadway Sings Blood Rock: The Musical' is currently under consideration for a 2021 Grammy Award in the category of 'Best Musical Theatre Album.'

Kay Cole Videos

VIDEO: Group Rep Posts A CAROL CHRISTMAS Full Production! Videoplay
VIDEO: Group Rep Posts A CAROL CHRISTMAS Full Production!

by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2020

Because we all need a little Christmas, Group Rep has posted a full production video of its original musical A Carol Christmas.

Exclusive: Broadway's Renee Marino Guides a 30 Minute Full Body Workout! Videoplay
Exclusive: Broadway's Renee Marino Guides a 30 Minute Full Body Workout!

by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2020

In need of a full body workout you can do at home while practicing social distancing? Broadway's Renee Marino has just the solution!

STAGE TUBE: Rick McKay Releases Unseen Footage from Acclaimed Documentary GREENWICH VILLAGE: A WORLD APART
by Stage Tube - Nov 4, 2016

To celebrate his second consecutive win at the Greenwich Village Film Festival on October 26th, 2016, award-winning filmmaker RICK McKAY (Broadway: The Golden Age, Broadway: BEYOND the Golden Age, A&E Biography, PBS's City Arts and Egg: The Arts Show), releases a six-minute sample of his 2015 winning short film, 'Greenwich Village: A World Apart'. The never-before-seen footage can be seen below or on YouTube at:https://youtu.be/i2-wjVAqwsA

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals and Behind-the-Scenes of I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2016

Producer Corky Hale's I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU - The Life and Lyrics of Al Dubin, features lyrics by Al Dubin, most music by Harry Warren, a book by Jerry Leichtling and Arlene Sarner, and musical direction by Gerald Sternbach.  The production is directed and choreographed by  Kay Cole.  BroadwayWorld TV's own LA on-air Host Michael Sterling was invited to take a sneak peek at rehearsals last week and interview some of the show's stars and creative team.  

BWW TV Exclusive: Inside Opening Night of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT with Ace Young & Diana DeGarmo at Hollywood Pantages!
by Michael Sterling & Jordan Santacana - Jun 16, 2014

BWW TV's Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling along with Videographer and Co-Producer Jordan Santacana... celebrate The Independent Presenters Network and its June 4th opening night of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Hollywood's Pantages with a run there that continues through June 22, 2014.The production, directed and choreographed by Tony¬ģ Award-Winner Andy Blankenbuehler, stars Ace Young as 'Joseph,' and Diana DeGarmo as the 'Narrator', both who stopped by the Red Carpet to talk about the show and its current U.S. National Tour. Joining the couple were such stars as Priscilla Presley, Judd Nelson, Doris Roberts, Peyton List, Kevin Chamberlin, John Gammon, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, Jacqueline Toboni, Lorenzo Lamas, Kay Cole, Kate Linder, Renee Marino, Sam Harris, Sharna Burgess, and Scott Wilson.

BWW TV Exclusive: OUTSIDE THE BOX- Season 2, Episode 5 - Kay Cole, Michael Donovan, and More!
by OUTSIDE THE BOX - Jan 20, 2013

The Outside the Box Musical Theater Group is casting a new musical. Choreographer Kay Cole (the original Maggie in A Chorus Line) and veteran casting director Michael Donovan are behind the table with director Stephen Findle. Who's auditioning? What's the show? Who will be cast? Stay tuned. The episode also features Calvin Remsberg (Sweeney Todd), Barry Pearl (Grease, the movie, Baby It's You), and many others.

STAGE TUBE: Backstage at DESPERATE WRITERS, Part 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2011

The official opening for Desperate Writers was Monday, June 6. For tickets, please visit www.Ticketmaster.com, or call (800) 982-2787 or visit the Union Square Theater box office at 110 East 17th Street, at Park Avenue South, off Union Square. Check out the latest installment of Jim Stanek's backstage videos below!

STAGE TUBE: A Backstage Peek at DESPERATE WRITERS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2011

The official opening for Desperate Writers is set for Monday, June 6. For tickets, please visit www.Ticketmaster.com, or call (800) 982-2787 or visit the Union Square Theater box office (beginning Friday, May 13) at 110 East 17th Street, at Park Avenue South, off Union Square. In the mean time, check out Jim Stanek chatting with Maddie Corman about the show's Off-Broadway premiere below!


Kay Cole Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kay Cole been in?
Kay Cole has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Kay Cole been in?
Kay Cole has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Kay Cole written?
Kay Cole has written 1 shows including Blockheads (Bookwriter).