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Lorraine Serabian

 
Birth Place:
New York
Bio:
Lorraine Serabian has had a long and varied career as a performer in Musicals and Non-Musicals on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Regional and International Theater, TV and Film. She studied extensively and exclusively with Uta Hagen and is now on the faculty of the H.B. Studio founded my Ms. Hagen and ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: New York

Bio:
Lorraine Serabian has had a long and varied career as a performer in Musicals and Non-Musicals on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Regional and International Theater, TV and Film. She studied extensively and exclusively with Uta Hagen and is now on the faculty of the H.B. Studio founded my Ms. Hagen and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1994
Performer
  [Broadway]
1994
Leah
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Signora Carmelina Campbell (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Leader
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Frau Wendel [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1964
Agnes Mitty

Lorraine Serabian Biography

Lorraine Serabian has had a long and varied career as a performer in Musicals and Non-Musicals on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Regional and International Theater, TV and Film. She studied extensively and exclusively with Uta Hagen and is now on the faculty of the H.B. Studio founded my Ms. Hagen and Herbert Berghof where she teaches Musical Theater as well as Scene Study and technique. She was honored by her Alma Mata Hofstra University with the distinguished George M. Estabrooke Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts, accompanied by a citation from the Congress of the United States. She created the role of the Leader on Broadway in the Hal Prince production of ZORBA! for which she received a Tony Award nomination and the Outer Critics Circle Award (Ms. Serabian also received a Barrymore Nomination when she reprieved her role in ZORBA! in the revival). She starred as Maria Callas in a tour of Master Class. Other Broadway credits include CABARET, THE FLOWERING PEACH (NAT) and CARMELINA.
She won the Helen Hayes Award for SHOW ME WHERE THE GOOD TIMES ARE and a nomination for LUCKY STIFF at the Olney Theater. Regionally Ms. Serabian has appeared in theaters across the United States winning critical praise for GYPSY, FIDDLER (Austin Table Award), INTO THE WOODS and A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM (Pioneer Theater, S.L.C), ON THE TOWN (Arena Stage, D.C.)TALE OF CINDERELLA (PBS Special). Law and Order, SVU.
Recent Off-Bway: SILENCE, BILBAO EFFECT. Town Hall's BROADWAY ORIGINALS.

Lorraine Serabian Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Actress, Resident Musical Gold Star
Lorraine SerabianShow Me Where the Good Times Are
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical
Lorraine SerabianLucky Stiff
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1969 - Best Performance Gold Star
Lorraine Serabian, Zorba
 
Tony Awards - 1969 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Lorraine Serabian, Zorba

Lorraine Serabian News

Lorraine Serabian Directs MERCIFUL DELUSIONS - 4 One Acts By Tennessee Williams At Th Photo Lorraine Serabian Directs MERCIFUL DELUSIONS - 4 One Acts By Tennessee Williams At Theatre Row
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

Merciful Delusions Productions is announcing the November 2022 presentation of four one-act plays by Tennessee Williams at Theatre Row in Manhattan. The rarely produced works by one of America's most beloved playwrights are Moony's Kid Don't Cry, The Lady of Larkspur Lotion, The Case of the Crushed Petunias and Hello from Bertha.

Pick Your Ear Productions to Showcase Tennessee Williams' One-Acts in MERCIFUL DELUSIONS
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Pick Your Ear Productions will present a repertoire of what may be considered some of Tennessee Williams' most popular one act plays, produced by Nicole Gut and directed by Tony Award nominee, Lorraine Serabian.

Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Kate Baldwin and More Set for October at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

This September, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Kate Baldwin and More Set for October at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

This September, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Matthew Morrison, Laura Benanti Celebration and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Rochelle & Paul Chamlin to Bring LIFE IS... to Don't Tell Mama
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 27, 2016

?Paul Chamlin and Rochelle Breyer Chamlin reprise "Life Is…" at Don't Tell Mama, Tuesday February 16th at 7pm and Sunday February 28th at 4pm.

Stageplays Theatre Company to Present IT'S ONLY MONEY
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 9, 2015

Stageplays Theatre Company presents a 2-performance benefit concert reading Sunday and Monday, December 13-14, to introduce its next world-premiere play, It's Only Money, a new comedy by Llywelyn Jones and Tom Ferriter.

Photo Coverage: Go Backstage at BROADWAY BY THE YEARS- Musicals of 1966-90
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 13, 2015

Author/critic Scott Siegel created BROADWAY BY THE YEAR for Town Hall, which he writes and hosts. Siegel takes audiences of all ages on a musical tour of the Great White Way, offering an entertaining verbal account of Broadway's history. Each evening celebrates the songs from Broadway shows of a selected year, sung by a cast of talented cabaret and Broadway performers. This marvelous program not only highlights favorite show-stopping numbers, it also features lesser-known gems.

Photo Coverage: Mary Testa, Bobby Steggert, Patrick Page & More Sing the Musicals of 1966-90
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 13, 2015

Author/critic Scott Siegel created BROADWAY BY THE YEAR for Town Hall, which he writes and hosts. Siegel takes audiences of all ages on a musical tour of the Great White Way, offering an entertaining verbal account of Broadway's history. Each evening celebrates the songs from Broadway shows of a selected year, sung by a cast of talented cabaret and Broadway performers. This marvelous program not only highlights favorite show-stopping numbers, it also features lesser-known gems.

THE MAPMAKER'S OPERA Set for NYMF, Now thru 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

The New York Musical Theater Festival, Stella Entertainment and Quill & Quaver Associates will present the world premiere of the new Australian Musical, THE MAPMAKER'S OPERA, based on the novel 'The Mapmakers Opera' by Bea Gonzalez, with a dynamic score based on Gypsy Flamenco, Latino and regional Mexican infused musical styles, today, July 9-20 at the Pearl Theatre, 555 West 42nd St.

Lorraine Serabian Videos

BWW TV: NYMF 2009 - PLAGUED
by Eddie Varley - Oct 9, 2009

THE NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL and Kim Vasquez/ GRAY LADY ENTERTAINMENT, INC. team up again with this year's PLAGUED - A LOVE STORY with book and lyrics by VYNNIE MELI and music by CASEY L. FILIACI. Directed by SAMUEL BUGGELN (Bedbugs!) with musical direction by ZAK SANDLER.


Lorraine Serabian Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lorraine Serabian been in?
Lorraine Serabian has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Lorraine Serabian been in?
Lorraine Serabian has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lorraine Serabian been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Show Me Where the Good Times Are , Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Lucky Stiff Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Zorba and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Zorba .

What awards has Lorraine Serabian won?
Outstanding Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Show Me Where the Good Times Areand Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Zorba.