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Leigh Zimmerman

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Annual New York City Center Gala Presentation, 2018
Sheila
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Production, 2016
Sheila Bryant
  [West End]
2013
Sheila
  [West End]
London Production, 2004
Ulla
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Go-To-Hell-Kitty
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Panacea
Gymnasia (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Ensemble [Replacement]
Louise [Replacement]
Tess (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1991
Ensemble/Other Roles
Betty's Sister
New Ziegfeld Girl
Will's Sister
Ziegfeld's Favorite (Understudy) [Replacement]

Photos

Walter Bobbie, Leigh Zimmerman Photo

Walter Bobbie, Leigh Zimmerman

From: 
Date:
12/07/2017
Leigh Zimmerman, Barry Weissler, Amra-Faye Wright Photo

Leigh Zimmerman, Barry Weissler, Amra-Faye Wright

From: 
Date:
12/07/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Annual New York City Center Gala Presentation, 2018
Sheila

  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Production, 2016
Sheila Bryant

  [West End]
2013
Sheila

  [West End]
London Production, 2004
Ulla

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Go-To-Hell-Kitty

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Panacea

Gymnasia (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Ensemble [Replacement]

Louise [Replacement]

Tess (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1991
Ensemble/Other Roles

Betty's Sister

New Ziegfeld Girl

Will's Sister

Ziegfeld's Favorite (Understudy) [Replacement]


Leigh Zimmerman Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2013 - Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical Gold Star
Leigh ZimmermanA Chorus Line
 
Olivier Awards - 2005 - Best Actress in a Musical
Leigh Zimmerman, The Producers

Leigh Zimmerman News

Clay Aiken, Paige Davis, Donna McKechnie, Darius Harper & More to Lead Pittsburgh CLO Photo Clay Aiken, Paige Davis, Donna McKechnie, Darius Harper & More to Lead Pittsburgh CLO's 2022 Summer of Musicals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

Pittsburgh CLO's 2022 Summer of Musicals at the Benedum Center will be highlighted by Broadway and TV stars, as well as beloved Pittsburgh favorites.

VIDEO: Cady Huffman & THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES Cast Members Perform 'Our Favorite Son' Photo VIDEO: Cady Huffman & THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES Cast Members Perform 'Our Favorite Son'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021

American Dance Machine for the 21st¬†Century has¬†released its latest joyous virtual video, ‚ÄúOur Favorite Son‚ÄĚ from the Broadway musical¬†The Will Rogers Follies,¬†performed by Tony Award winner Cady Huffman in the role of Will Rogers, and 10 original Broadway cast members, along with 10 of ADM21‚Äôs featured dancers.

Cady Huffman to Lead ADM21 in ‚ÄúOur Favorite Son‚ÄĚ From THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES Photo Cady Huffman to Lead ADM21 in ‚ÄúOur Favorite Son‚ÄĚ From THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2021

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century will release its latest joyous virtual video, ‚ÄúOur Favorite Son‚ÄĚ from the Broadway musical The Will Rogers Follies, performed by Cady Huffman in the role of Will Rogers, and 10 original Broadway cast members, along with 10 of ADM21's featured dancers.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2021

BWW Review: Cady Huffman & Mary Ann McSweeney IT WAS A VERY GOOD YEAR at Birdland The Photo BWW Review: Cady Huffman & Mary Ann McSweeney IT WAS A VERY GOOD YEAR at Birdland Theater Was A Very Good Start
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 19, 2021

What happens when two women coming out of the pandemic throw away their filters and jump back into the work world with a new artistic idea? A new artistic partnership that could go all the way.

Phillipa Soo, Lucia Lucas and Monica McCarthy Open Season 2 Of THE VORACIOUS STUDENT  Photo Phillipa Soo, Lucia Lucas and Monica McCarthy Open Season 2 Of THE VORACIOUS STUDENT Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2021

The podcast begins its second season with Tony Award nominee Phillipa Soo (Hamilton, Over the Moon), actress/writer/coach Monica McCarthy (Time Stands Still) and baritone Lucia Lucas, the first transgender singer to sing a principal operatic role on a US stage.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: December 12-13- with James Monroe Iglehart, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: December 12-13- with James Monroe Iglehart, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 12, 2020

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, December 12-13, 2020.

James Harkness And Leigh Zimmerman Featured On New Podcast THE VORACIOUS STUDENT Photo James Harkness And Leigh Zimmerman Featured On New Podcast THE VORACIOUS STUDENT
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2020

Olivier Award Winner Leigh Zimmerman (Chicago,), Ain't Too Proud star James Harkness, Jaygee Macapugay (School of Rock) and Johann George are the initial guests on The Voracious Student. The new podcast launched on July 30 with four episodes.

WATCH: 54 Celebrates Mel Brooks on #54BelowAtHome at 6:30pm! Photo WATCH: 54 Celebrates Mel Brooks on #54BelowAtHome at 6:30pm!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - May 7, 2020

Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with 54 Celebrates Mel Brooks!

#54BelowatHome Series Adds Joe Iconis, Melissa Errico, Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner Photo #54BelowatHome Series Adds Joe Iconis, Melissa Errico, Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2020

Feinstein's/54 Below has added shows to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.

Leigh Zimmerman Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Mario Cantone and More in BLISS at 5th Avenue Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at Mario Cantone and More in BLISS at 5th Avenue Theatre
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2020

The 5th Avenue Theatre presents the world premiere of Bliss, an empowering original musical fantasy that flips the traditional princess narrative upside down.

BWW TV: Get Back in the Line with Highlights from New York City Center's A CHORUS LIN VideoBWW TV: Get Back in the Line with Highlights from New York City Center's A CHORUS LINE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2018

New York City Center will soon present the 75th Anniversary gala presentation of A Chorus Line. The production will star Jay Armstrong Johnson (Bobby), Kate Bailey (Kristine), Callan Bergmann (Frank), Natalie Bourgeois (Lois), Tommy Bracco (Mike), Wesley Ian Cappiello (Roy), Max Clayton (Don), Aaron Patrick Craven (Butch), Sara Esty (Maggie), Emily Franch (Vicki), David Grindrod (Mark), Eddie Gutierrez (Paul), Robyn Hurder (Cassie), Jolina Javier (Connie), Tara Kostmayer (Diana), Denis Lambert (Greg), J. Elaine Marcos (Val), Melanie Moore (Judy), Jenna Nicole Schoen (Tricia), Joseph J. Simeone (Al), Ahmad Simmons (Tom), Ryan Steele (Larry), Naomi C. Walley (Bebe), Anthony Wayne (Richie), Tony Yazbeck (Zach), and Leigh Zimmerman (Sheila).

VIDEO: Watch Robyn Hurder Get Ready to Take on Cassie for A CHORUS LINE! VideoVIDEO: Watch Robyn Hurder Get Ready to Take on Cassie for A CHORUS LINE!
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2018

New York City Center will soon present the 75th Anniversary gala presentation of A Chorus Line. The production will star Jay Armstrong Johnson (Bobby), Kate Bailey (Kristine), Callan Bergmann (Frank), Natalie Bourgeois (Lois), Tommy Bracco (Mike), Wesley Ian Cappiello (Roy), Max Clayton (Don), Aaron Patrick Craven (Butch), Sara Esty (Maggie), Emily Franch (Vicki), David Grindrod (Mark), Eddie Gutierrez (Paul), Robyn Hurder (Cassie), Jolina Javier (Connie), Tara Kostmayer (Diana), Denis Lambert (Greg), J. Elaine Marcos (Val), Melanie Moore (Judy), Jenna Nicole Schoen (Tricia), Joseph J. Simeone (Al), Ahmad Simmons (Tom), Ryan Steele (Larry), Naomi C. Walley (Bebe), Anthony Wayne (Richie), Tony Yazbeck (Zach), and Leigh Zimmerman (Sheila).

BWW TV: Watch the Cast of A CHORUS LINE Dance It Out in Rehearsals for City Center Ga VideoBWW TV: Watch the Cast of A CHORUS LINE Dance It Out in Rehearsals for City Center Gala!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 31, 2018

New York City Center will soon present the 75th Anniversary gala presentation of A Chorus Line. The production will star Jay Armstrong Johnson (Bobby), Kate Bailey (Kristine), Callan Bergmann (Frank), Natalie Bourgeois (Lois), Tommy Bracco (Mike), Wesley Ian Cappiello (Roy), Max Clayton (Don), Aaron Patrick Craven (Butch), Sara Esty (Maggie), Emily Franch (Vicki), David Grindrod (Mark), Eddie Gutierrez (Paul), Robyn Hurder (Cassie), Jolina Javier (Connie), Tara Kostmayer (Diana), Denis Lambert (Greg), J. Elaine Marcos (Val), Melanie Moore (Judy), Jenna Nicole Schoen (Tricia), Joseph J. Simeone (Al), Ahmad Simmons (Tom), Ryan Steele (Larry), Naomi C. Walley (Bebe), Anthony Wayne (Richie), Tony Yazbeck (Zach), and Leigh Zimmerman (Sheila).

BWW TV: A 5, 6, 7, 8! Watch a Sneak Peek from New York City Center's Star-Studded A C VideoBWW TV: A 5, 6, 7, 8! Watch a Sneak Peek from New York City Center's Star-Studded A CHORUS LINE!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 30, 2018

New York City Center will soon present the 75th Anniversary gala presentation of A Chorus Line. The production will star Jay Armstrong Johnson (Bobby), Kate Bailey (Kristine), Callan Bergmann (Frank), Natalie Bourgeois (Lois), Tommy Bracco (Mike), Wesley Ian Cappiello (Roy), Max Clayton (Don), Aaron Patrick Craven (Butch), Sara Esty (Maggie),Emily Franch (Vicki), David Grindrod (Mark), Eddie Gutierrez (Paul), Robyn Hurder (Cassie), Jolina Javier (Connie), Tara Kostmayer (Diana), Denis Lambert (Greg), J. Elaine Marcos (Val), Melanie Moore (Judy), Jenna Nicole Schoen (Tricia), Joseph J. Simeone (Al), Ahmad Simmons (Tom), Ryan Steele (Larry), Naomi C. Walley (Bebe), Anthony Wayne (Richie), Tony Yazbeck (Zach), and Leigh Zimmerman (Sheila).

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's Record-Breaking 2017 GYPSY OF THE YEAR VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's Record-Breaking 2017 GYPSY OF THE YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The indomitable and generous spirit of the theatre community - those onstage, backstage and in the audience - shined brightly as the 29th annual Gypsy of the Year competition celebrated six weeks of fundraising work of 56 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Gypsy of the Year (#GypsyOfTheYear), which was held December 4 and 5, 2017, raised a record-breaking $5,609,211 for Broadway Cares. Check out highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the One, Singular, Sensational Cast of A CHORUS LINE at the Hollywood Bowl!
by Michael Sterling - Jul 28, 2016

The LA Phil's Hollywood Bowl production of A Chorus Line opening July 29 -31 for three performances has been in full tilt rehearsals since last week and BroadwayWorld's own Michael Sterling was there to talk to the stars and get a sneak peek at what audiences can expect on the legendary Hollywood Bowl's massive stage.

STAGE TUBE: Behind The Scenes With The Cast Of A CHORUS LINE!
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2013

The cast of A CHORUS LINE filmed this video before they opened in the West End on Tuesday February 19!

STAGE TUBE: Video Teaser for A CHORUS LINE at the London Palladium!
by Stage Tube - Jan 11, 2013

John Partridge, Scarlett Strallen, Leigh Zimmerman and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt lead the cast in A Chorus Line. Check out the video teaser for the production below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Trailer for Madonna's W.E.
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 23, 2011

W.E. is coming to theaters on February 23, 2012 from The Weinstein Company. The historical drama was directed by Madonna and was written by Madonna and Alek Keshishian. The film stars Abbie Cornish, Natalie Dormer, Oscar Isaac, Richard Coyle, Andrea Riseborough, James D'Arcy, Natalie Gal, Annabelle Wallis, Laurence Fox, James Fox, Ronan Vibert and David Harbour.


Leigh Zimmerman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Leigh Zimmerman been in?
Leigh Zimmerman has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Leigh Zimmerman been in?
Leigh Zimmerman has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Leigh Zimmerman's first West End show?
Leigh Zimmerman's first West End show was The Producers which opened in 2004

What awards has Leigh Zimmerman been nominated for?
Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for A Chorus Line and Best Actress in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for The Producers .

What awards has Leigh Zimmerman won?
Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for A Chorus Line.