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Lainie Kazan

 
Date of Birth: May 15, 1940 (82)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [New York]
New York Concert, 2006
Rachel
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1994
Anna
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Performer
Belle Steinberg Carroca
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Vera
Showgirl
Ensemble/Other Roles
Fanny Brice (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
La Contessa
Singer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1961
Singer
Theodora
Juno (Understudy)
Myrrhina (Understudy)
Spartan Woman (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
Performer
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1979
Performer [Replacement]

Photos

Lynne Stewart, Mitch Silpa, Lainie Kazan, Bradley White, Laraine Newman, Larry Dorf,  Photo

Lynne Stewart, Mitch Silpa, Lainie Kazan, Bradley White, Laraine Newman, Larry Dorf, Chris Parnell, Dana Gould, Dayle Reyfel, Intae Kim, Brian Palermo, Eugene Pack, Rachel Ramras, Jackie Harris Greenb

From: 
Date:
01/29/2020
Lainie Kazan (l.), Dayle Reyfel, Brian Palermo. Photo by Justin Wagner. The Pack at G Photo

Lainie Kazan (l.), Dayle Reyfel, Brian Palermo. Photo by Justin Wagner. The Pack at Groundlings Theatre in Los Angeles, Jan. 26, 2020.

From: 
Date:
01/29/2020
Audience members Constance Towers (center) and Michele Lee (right) join cast member L Photo

Audience members Constance Towers (center) and Michele Lee (right) join cast member Lainie Kazan (left). Photo by Justin Wagner. The Pack at Groundlings Theatre in Los Angeles, Jan. 26, 2020.

From: 
Date:
01/29/2020
Lainie Kazan and Eugene Pack join audience member Michele Lee (center). Photo by Just Photo

Lainie Kazan and Eugene Pack join audience member Michele Lee (center). Photo by Justin Wagner. The Pack at Groundlings Theatre in Los Angeles, Jan. 26, 2020.

From: 
Date:
01/29/2020
Lainie Kazan (l.) and Marcia Rodd in The Pack at The Ruskin...A Holiday-Themed Evenin Photo

Lainie Kazan (l.) and Marcia Rodd in The Pack at The Ruskin...A Holiday-Themed Evening. Photo by Tibrina Hobson.

From: 
Date:
12/22/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [New York]
New York Concert, 2006
Rachel

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1994
Anna

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Performer

Belle Steinberg Carroca

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Vera

Showgirl

Ensemble/Other Roles

Fanny Brice (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
La Contessa

Singer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1961
Singer

Theodora

Juno (Understudy)

Myrrhina (Understudy)

Spartan Woman (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
Performer

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1979
Performer [Replacement]


Lainie Kazan Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1993 - Best Actress - Musical
Lainie Kazan, My Favorite Year
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Lainie Kazan , My Favorite Year

Lainie Kazan News

THE BOOMER BOYS MUSICAL Arrives February 2022 At The Palm Springs Cultural Center  Photo THE BOOMER BOYS MUSICAL Arrives February 2022 At The Palm Springs Cultural Center 
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2022

‚ÄúThe Boomer Boys Musical‚ÄĚ arrives at The Palm Springs Cultural¬† Center for five performances on February 11, 12, and 13, 2022, for a hilarious night of songs, jokes, and stories about what happens to men when they reach a ‚Äúcertain age.‚ÄĚ Lyrics are by¬†BillyVan Zandt and Jane Milmore, music is by Wayland Pickard. The evening is produced¬† by Scott Stander.¬†¬†

BWW Interview: Robert Yacko - Singing With Kritzerland & Many, Many Others Photo BWW Interview: Robert Yacko - Singing With Kritzerland & Many, Many Others
by Gil Kaan - Sep 1, 2021

Kritzerland celebrates their eleventh anniversary of producing monthly shows with KRITZERLAND’s 115th September 12, 2021 at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s. Had the chance to talk to Robert Yacko, a Kritzerland staple on his long relationship with Kritzerland, as well as on fun stuff on his resume.

THE RRAZZ ROOM PRESENTS Returns To New Hope At The Inn At Centre Bridge Photo THE RRAZZ ROOM PRESENTS Returns To New Hope At The Inn At Centre Bridge
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2021

Owners Robert Kotonly and Rory Paull have been concert promoters and club owners since 2001, bringing some of the world's leading talents to their venues across the country.

VIDEO: Recap the Greatest Stars of FUNNY GIRL Photo VIDEO: Recap the Greatest Stars of FUNNY GIRL
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 15, 2021

Though Barbra Streisand remains Broadway's most beloved Fanny, plenty of legends have taken on the role over the last six decades.

Nicolas King Celebrates CD Release With August 5th Show at The Green Room 42 Photo Nicolas King Celebrates CD Release With August 5th Show at The Green Room 42
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 19, 2021

Nicolas King has been hard at work, and the work is paying off for him and his fans.

Nicolas King to Open Theatre By The Sea Summer Concert Series Photo Nicolas King to Open Theatre By The Sea Summer Concert Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

Theatre By The Sea's owner and producer Bill Hanney, who recently announced the reopening of Theatre By The Sea after a 21-month intermission, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, will open the 2021 Summer Concert Series with Rhode Island's own Nicolas King on Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10 at 8:00 pm.

Summer Concerts Scheduled At Theatre By The Sea Photo Summer Concerts Scheduled At Theatre By The Sea
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2021

After more than a year of being shuttered, Theatre By The Sea has announced the return of live entertainment. 

Jesse L. Martin Will Lead Indie Film RE: UNITING Photo Jesse L. Martin Will Lead Indie Film RE: UNITING
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 28, 2021

Bronwen Smith, Roger Cross, Carmen Moore, and David Lewis round out the rest of the cast currently announced. 

Renee Taylor Will Star in  TANGO SHALOM at The Bklyn Film Festival This June Photo Renee Taylor Will Star in TANGO SHALOM at The Bklyn Film Festival This June
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2021

Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Ren√©e Taylor (‚ÄúThe Nanny‚ÄĚ) will be seen in the independent film TANGO SHALOM, directed by Gabriel Bologna, which will make its New York City debut as part of the Brklyn Film Festival.

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: FUNNY GIRL se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: FUNNY GIRL se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Mar 26, 2021

Un 26 de marzo de 1964, el Winter Garden Theatre de Broadway acogía el estreno de FUNNY GIRL protagonizado por Barbra Streisand bajo la dirección de Garson Kanin.El elenco lo completaban Sydney Chaplin, Kay Medford, Danny Meehan, Jean Stapleton y Lainie Kazan.El espectáculo contaba con la coreografía de Carol Haney, supervisado por Jerome Robbins. 

Lainie Kazan Videos

BWW TV: Watch John Lloyd Young Sing 'Wicked Game' from Feinstein's/54 Below Show! VideoBWW TV: Watch John Lloyd Young Sing 'Wicked Game' from Feinstein's/54 Below Show!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2019

Now through May25, the original Tony and Grammy winning star of Jersey Boys on stage and screen, John Lloyd Young, sings the Four Seasons and other giants of the 50s, 60s and 70s at Feinstein's/54 Below!

VIDEO: Check Out Promos For Two All New YOUNG AND HUNGRY Episodes! VideoVIDEO: Check Out Promos For Two All New YOUNG AND HUNGRY Episodes!
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2018

VIDEO: Check Out Promos For Two All New YOUNG AND HUNGRY Episodes!

VIDEO: Andrea Martin, Nia Vardalos & More Talk MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 15, 2016

Nia Vardalos, Lainie Kazan, Andrea Martin and Joey Fatone visit TODAY to talk about reuniting for ‚ÄúMy Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.‚ÄĚ

VIDEO: First Look - Andrea Martin & More in Trailer for MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 11, 2015

Below, check out first trailer for MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2, the sequel to 2002's hit romantic comedy hitting theaters on March 25, 2016.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/18- Jesse L. Martin
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2014

Happy Birthday, Jesse L. Martin! Martin is best known for originating the role of Tom Collins in the Broadway theatrical production of Rent, and for his portrayal of NYPD Detective Ed Green on the NBC drama television series Law & Order. He made his Broadway debut in Timon of Athens, and then performed in The Government Inspector with Lainie Kazan. In 2010, Martin returned to the stage for one of his biggest theater commitments since Law & Order performing in the productions of The Merchant of Venice and The Winter's Tale as a part of The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. He played the roles of Gratiano and King Polixenes, respectively. The Merchant of Venice later transferred to Broadway to the Broadhurst Theater for a limited engagement, during which time Martin reprised his role as Gratiano.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'New Year's Eve' Episode of ABC's MODERN FAMILY
by - Jan 7, 2013

On the next episode of the ABC comedy MODERN FAMILY entitled "New Year's Eve" - Jay is so excited, having planned for the whole family to celebrate New Year's together at this great hotel in Palm Springs. Get a sneak peek below!

BWW TV: Sterling's Upstairs Opens at The Federal
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2012

Continuing its six year reign as the most popular and award-winning supper club of its kind in the greater Los Angeles area, dedicated to presenting the best of Broadway performers and nightclub artists dedicated to the Great American Songbook, Sterling's Upstairs had its Grand Opening Sunday, April 1st at The Federal Bar and Restaurant in North Hollywood's trendy NoHo Arts District. Sterling's presented Bruce Kimmel's Kritzerland production of Take Me Along: The Songs of Bob Merrill as its premiere offering. The six member cast starred musical theatre stars Julie Garnye and Juliana Hansen, Broadway's Melody Hollis and Kristofer McNeely, and musical theatre star Jeffrey Christopher Todd, with Special Guest... Broadway, film, TV, concert and recording star Lainie Kazan. Christy Crowel served as the evening's Musical Director, with Shelly Markham serving as Musical Director for Lainie Kazan. Bruce Kimmel conceived, produced and directed Take Me Along, with Adryan Russ on board as Associate Producer.

BWW TV STAGE TUBE: 'Oy Vey My Son Is Gay' Trailer
by Eddie Varley - Feb 5, 2009

John Lloyd Young plays the title character in the new film comedy 'Oy Vey My Son Is Gay.' The film is writen by Evgeny Afineevsky, Joseph Goldman and Martin Guigui and directed by Evgeny Afineevsky.


Lainie Kazan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lainie Kazan been in?
Lainie Kazan has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Lainie Kazan been in?
Lainie Kazan has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lainie Kazan been nominated for?
Best Actress - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for My Favorite Year and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for My Favorite Year .