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Lea DeLaria

 

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Bernadette
  [Off-Broadway]
New-York Premiere, 2018
Betty 4
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Production, 2017
Rosie
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Original Production, 2012
Thor
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 2006
Performer
  [New York]
Concert Reading, 2005
Sister E
  [Regional (US)]
42nd Street Moon Concert, 2004
Princess Winnifred
  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 2004
Joy
  [New York]
National Alliance for Musical Theatre Presentation, 2004
Performer
  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2004
Performer
Other Roles
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Cinder
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Dr. Scott
Eddie
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer Production, 1998
Hildy Esterhazy
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
Performer
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

Lea DeLaria Movies

The First Wives Club
 
[1996]
Elise's Fan Lea De Laria
Rescuing Desire
 
[1996]
Sadie
Plump Fiction
 
[1997]
Mr. Purple
Edge of Seventeen
 
[1998]
Angie
Homo Heights
 
[1998]
Clementine
Fat Rose and Squeaky
 
[2006]
Fat Rose
Ass Backwards
 
[2013]
Deb
Bear with Us
 
[2016]
Chief Ranger Stewart
Cars 3
 
[2017]
Miss Fritter
Support the Girls
 
[2018]
Bobo
Potato Dreams of America
 
[2021]
Tamara

Lea DeLaria TV Shows

One Life to Live
 
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Madame Delphina, Professor Del Fina, Professor Delbert Fina
Orange Is the New Black
 
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Big Boo
The John Larroquette Show
 
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Loreli, Lorelei

Lea DeLaria Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Lea Deloria, On the Town
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Lea Deloria, On the Town
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Lea DeLaria, On the Town

Lea DeLaria News

Celebrate Valentine's Week With Jackie Hoffman, Lea DeLaria, Justin Vivian Bond & Mor Photo Celebrate Valentine's Week With Jackie Hoffman, Lea DeLaria, Justin Vivian Bond & More at Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2023

Joe’s Pub has announced upcoming shows for February 13-26. The lineup features Ian Manuel, singer-songwriter and Guitar virtuoso Sunny War, Lea Delaria, multi-instrumentalist Jay Rodriguez Sierra, Jackie Hoffman, and Justin Vivian Bond, and more. 

Charlotte Conservatory Theatre to Present POTUS at Booth Playhouse in March Photo Charlotte Conservatory Theatre to Present POTUS at Booth Playhouse in March
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 18, 2023

Charlotte Conservatory Theatre, the Queen City's newest professional performing arts company, has announced their second production, Selina Fillinger's recent Broadway smash POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive.

Andre De Shields To Receive GMHC's 2023 Howard Ashman Award Photo Andre De Shields To Receive GMHC's 2023 Howard Ashman Award
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2023

GMHC will honor Broadway legend and award-winning performer André De Shields with the 2023 Howard Ashman Award for his advocacy and activism for people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS, as well as LGBTQ+ communities.

Blair St. Clair of RuPAUL's DRAG RACE to Make Nightclub Debut With LEGALLY BLAIR at T Photo Blair St. Clair of RuPAUL's DRAG RACE to Make Nightclub Debut With LEGALLY BLAIR at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2023

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present¬†the nightclub debut of¬†Blair St. Clair, the drag star, recording artists and vocalist, best known for their appearances on ‚ÄúRuPaul‚Äôs Drag Race‚ÄĚ Season 10 and All Stars 5, on¬†Thursday, February 2¬†at¬†7:00 PM¬†and¬†Friday, February 3¬†at¬†9:30 PM.¬†

THE BESTEST OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY EVER EP Featuring Mary Testa & More Out Now Photo THE BESTEST OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY EVER EP Featuring Mary Testa & More Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2022

The Bestest Office Christmas Party Ever¬†‚Äď a special EP recording of selections from the irreverent new holiday musical ‚Äď is now available on all digital and streaming platforms.

Puppet Madame Returns To Provincetown's Pilgrim House In MADAME'S FACE-FOR-RADIO HOLI Photo Puppet Madame Returns To Provincetown's Pilgrim House In MADAME'S FACE-FOR-RADIO HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022

Pilgrim House, Provincetown's destination for top-flight entertainment, have announced an exclusive three-night engagement of the world premiere of MADAME'S 'FACE-FOR-RADIO' HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY.

Photos: & JULIET Opening Night Brings Out Broadway And Pop Royalty! Photo Photos: & JULIET Opening Night Brings Out Broadway And Pop Royalty!
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 18, 2022

The & Juliet red carpet attracted a unique mixture of pop culture and Broadway icons including Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, Emmy Award-winning actress Annie Murphy, Tony-nominees Jesse Mueller and Keala Settle, *NSYNC's JC Chazes and the man of the hour himself, Max Martin. See photos from the celebration!

Mary Testa, Paige Turner & More to be Featured on THE BESTEST OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY  Photo Mary Testa, Paige Turner & More to be Featured on THE BESTEST OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY EVER EP
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022

The Bestest Office Christmas Party Ever¬†‚Äď a special EP recording of selections from the irreverent new holiday musical ‚Äď will be available on all digital and streaming platforms on¬†Friday, November 18.¬†

Patti LuPone Offers Voice Lesson for Auction at Abortion Rights Benefit Photo Patti LuPone Offers Voice Lesson for Auction at Abortion Rights Benefit
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 5, 2022

According to Page Six, Patti LuPone offered up a voice lesson for auction at the A is For Benefit at 54 BELOW on Sunday, October 2nd. The Broadway Legend performed Linda Rondstadt's 'You're No Good' at the event, which raised money for abortion rights.

Listen: Rye Myers Sits Down with Drew Larimore to Discuss His Latest Musical Projects Photo Listen: Rye Myers Sits Down with Drew Larimore to Discuss His Latest Musical Projects & Collaborators
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2022

Rye Myers sits down with playwright, screenwriter, and librettist Drew Larimore to discuss some of his latest musical projects and collaborations in a two-part podcast series.

Lea DeLaria Videos

VIDEO: Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, & Julianne Hough Talk POTUS on THE VIEW Videoplay
VIDEO: Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, & Julianne Hough Talk POTUS on THE VIEW

by Michael Major - May 26, 2022

Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, and Julianne Hough sat down with the women of The View to discuss POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. The stars discussed the inspiration behind the play, the timeless issues explored in the show, and more.

VIDEO: Lea DeLaria Discusses Celebrating Her Birthday With Her POTUS Co-Stars on WEND Videoplay
VIDEO: Lea DeLaria Discusses Celebrating Her Birthday With Her POTUS Co-Stars on WENDY

by Michael Major - May 25, 2022

Lea DeLaria sat down on the Wendy Show with guest host Sherri Shepherd to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. DeLaria spoke on her character in the show and celebrating her 64th birthday with Vanessa Williams and Rachel Dratch.

VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Reveals How SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Prepared Her For Broadway on FAL Videoplay
VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Reveals How SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Prepared Her For Broadway on FALLON

by Michael Major - May 24, 2022

Rachel Dratch sat down with Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show last night to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS. During the interview, Dratch discussed her recent Tony nomination for the play, taking her son to her show, and how SNL prepared her for her Broadway debut.

VIDEO: Julianne Hough Performs Some of Her POTUS Rap on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan Videoplay
VIDEO: Julianne Hough Performs Some of Her POTUS Rap on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan

by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

Julianne Hough appeared on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan this morning to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. During the interview, Hough discussed the rap that she performs in the play, giving a sneak peek at what audiences can expect.

VIDEO: Go Inside POTUS With CBS SUNDAY MORNING Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside POTUS With CBS SUNDAY MORNING

by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

The cast and creative team of Broadway's POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk with correspondent Rita Braver.

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of POTUS on Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of POTUS on Broadway!

by Opening Night - May 7, 2022

Earlier this week, Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert Theatre and BroadwayWorld was there for the special day and we're taking you inside the festivities!

VIDEO: Vanessa Williams & Rachel Dratch Discuss the Inspiration Behind POTUS on TODAY Videoplay
VIDEO: Vanessa Williams & Rachel Dratch Discuss the Inspiration Behind POTUS on TODAY

by Michael Major - Apr 21, 2022

Vanessa Williams and Rachel Dratch appeared on the TODAY Show to discuss POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. The pair discussed the inspiration behind some of the characters in the play, Williams' high-heeled crocs, how Broadway differs from Saturday Night Live, and more.

VIDEO: Go Inside the First Performance of POTUS on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside the First Performance of POTUS on Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2022

The world premiere of Selina Fillinger’s modern farce POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive celebrated its inaugural Broadway performance last night in presidential fashion, as the cast exited the Shubert Theatre stage door to roaring fans and a patriotic motorcade.

VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Talks Broadway Debut in POTUS on LATE NIGHT Videoplay
VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Talks Broadway Debut in POTUS on LATE NIGHT

by Michael Major - Mar 29, 2022

Rachel Dratch sat down on Late Night with Seth Meyers to discuss making her Broadway debut in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. Dratch also discussed starring in her high school production of Music Man, bringing her son to Fiddler on the Roof, and more. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: Tiffany Mann Performs 'Beautiful' in HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse Videoplay
VIDEO: Tiffany Mann Performs 'Beautiful' in HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse

by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021

The cast stars Alaska 5000 (RuPaul's Drag Race), Lea DeLaria (Orange is the New Black), Yurel Echezarreta (Steven Spielberg's West Side Story), Tiffany Mann (Be More Chill), George Salazar (Little Shop of Horrors), Emily Skeggs (Fun Home), and Shanice Williams ('Dorothy' in NBC's The Wiz Live!).


Lea DeLaria Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lea DeLaria been in?
Lea DeLaria has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Lea DeLaria been in?
Lea DeLaria has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lea DeLaria been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for On the Town Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for On the Town and Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for On the Town .

What awards has Lea DeLaria won?
Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for On the Townand Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for On the Town.