Lotte Lenya Headshot

Lotte Lenya

Date of Death: November 27, 1981 (83)

Birth Place: Penzing, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY

Get Lotte Lenya Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.


Original Broadway Production, 1966
Fraulein Schneider

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1962


Reading, 1961

Return Engagement [off-Broadway], 1955


Theatre de Lys Revival, 1954



Original Broadway Production, 1945



The Witch of Endor

Original Berlin Production, 1928


Source Material

Lotte Lenya Movies

[1961]The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone Contessa Magda Terribili-Gonzales

[1963]From Russia with Love Rosa Klebb

[1969]The Appointment Emma Valadier

[1977]Semi-Tough Dr. Clara Pelf

[1980]Mahagonny voice

Lotte Lenya Videos

Lotte Lenya News

2023 �" 2024 Florida Grand Opera Studio Artists Debut In First Sing Concert

The singers of Florida Grand Opera's renowned Studio Artist Program will burst onto the South Florida musical scene with the First Sing Concert.

Julie Reiber, Benjamin Eakeley & Teralin Jones Join JAGGED LITTLE PILL North American Tour

Exciting news for fans of JAGGED LITTLE PILL! The North American tour of the Broadway musical has added three talented performers to its cast. Julie Reiber, Benjamin Eakeley, and Teralin Jones will be joining the production. Learn where the show is playing and how to purchase tickets!

Zachary James Releases Classical Vocal Album 'Song of Myself'

Grammy award-winning artist Zachary James unveils his first full-length classical vocal album, 'Song of Myself.' The new classical vocal song cycle, composed by James in his classical composition debut with additional music by cellist Wick Simmons, percussionist Ariel Campos, and guitarist Frederick Poholek.

Julie Reiber, Benjamin Eakeley, and Teralin Jones Join the Tour of JAGGED LITTLE PILL

Julie Reiber (she/her), Benjamin Eakeley (he/him) and Teralin Jones (all pronouns) will join the North American Tour of Jagged Little Pill. Learn more about the musical and find out where to see it in a city near you!

Meow Meow to Bring Latest Cabaret Show to the Lincoln Theatre in November

Join Meow Meow for an unforgettable evening of cabaret entertainment at the Lincoln Theatre on November 8. Experience her latest show filled with mesmerizing performances and captivating music. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to witness Meow Meow's talent live on stage. Get your tickets now!

Brooklyn Art Song Society Announces 2023�"24 Season

Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) announced its 2023-24 season, which features Circles, a six-part series following friendships between composers throughout history, as well as the return of the Dichter Project and New Voices Festival. Led by Artistic Director Michael Brofman, the organization, which plays a vital role in keeping the tradition of art song alive, presents ten full-length concerts highlighting 37 composers and 56 performers.

Florida Grand Opera Announces Casting For 2023�"24 Season

Florida Grand Opera announces an exciting mix of internationally acclaimed artists, South Florida favorites, and rising stars for its 82nd consecutive season featuring three of the lyric stage's most popular titles.

Florida Grand Opera Reveals 2023�"24 Studio Artists

Rising against hundreds of others in an intensive national audition process, an exclusive cadre of five rising stars have earned coveted positions in Florida Grand Opera’s prestigious Studio Artist Program. These extraordinary young singers will represent FGO on the mainstage, in touring children’s productions, and a series of performances throughout Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.

West End Star Andrew Polec Releases First Single 'Freaking in the Mirror'

Andrew Polec is known for his award-winning-performance as Strat on the West End, at New York City Center, and on the Tour in Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell the Musical. He was also the First Prize Winner of the Lotte Lenya Competition through the Kurt Weill Foundation. Andrew has been San Diego’s resident Grinch in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Max Chernin, Ashley Pérez Flanagan & More Join OUT OF MYSELF �" SONGS OF PETER FOLEY

Prospect Theater Company and the newly launched Peter Foley Music Project have announced final additional performers for Out of Myself—Songs of Peter Foley. Learn how to purchase tickets!

A.R.T. Names 2023 ACOM Cohort, Launching Learning Intensive for Arts Leaders

American Repertory Theater has announced the members of the 2023 cohort of its Arts & Cultural Organizational Management (ACOM) program.

Singing Actors Awarded Three-Way Tie For First Place In Unprecedented Lenya Competition Result

The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music announced the unprecedented awarding of three First Prizes in the 25th annual Lenya Competition.

Lisa Vroman to Present ON INGENUE... INGE-NOT-SO-NEW! at The Green Room 42 in May

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman in “On Ingénue... Ingé-not-so-new!” on Saturday, May 27 and Monday, May 29, both at 7:00 PM.

LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION Celebrates 25th Anniversary, April 29

A gathering of stars and notables from the Broadway world will join together on Saturday 29 April to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Lotte Lenya Competition, the internationally renowned theatrical singing contest.

Review: Ute Lemper Electrifies Her Audience In LILI MARLEEN �" FROM WEIMAR TO THERESIENSTADT At 54 Below

In the end, through her sense of drama and the music of Holleander, Spoliansky, Brecht, and yes, even Seger, Ute Lember built a smokey, dimly lit, and incredibly exciting Kabarett room under 54th Street

Meet the Cast of CAMELOT, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

Lerner & Loewe's Camelot begins previews on Broadway tonight, March 9. The musical will officially open on Thursday, April 13, 2023, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Meet the cast of Camelot here!

Bronx Opera Company Presents LADY IN THE DARK Beginning This Weekend

The Bronx Opera Company will open its 56th season with the landmark musical LADY IN THE DARK, music by Kurt Weill, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and book by Moss Hart.    

Bronx Opera Company to Present LADY IN THE DARK Beginning This Month

The Bronx Opera Company will open its 56th season with the landmark musical LADY IN THE DARK, music by Kurt Weill, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and book by Moss Hart.  Performances will be on Saturday & Sunday, January 28 & 29 Saturday & Sunday, February 4 & 5.

WQXR Announces 2023 Roster Of Artist Propulsion Lab Participants

WQXR has announced its 2023 roster of Artist Propulsion Lab (APL) participants. The APL is the station's innovative program designed to support classical music artists in the creation of original work and in connecting with new audiences. 


Madison Opera brings a jazz-tinged beat into the winter with a double-bill of Leonard Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti and Kurt Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins. Performances are Friday, February 3 at 8pm and Sunday, February 5 at 2:30pm in the Capitol Theater at Overture Center for the Arts.


Lotte Lenya has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

Lotte Lenya has not appeared in the West End

Lotte Lenya has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her role in "Cabaret." Additionally, Lenya was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for her role in "The Threepenny Opera." These nominations highlight her talent and recognition in the Broadway industry.

Lotte Lenya has won the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for her role in The Threepenny Opera.

Lotte Lenya has written 1 shows including LoveMusik (Source Material).

Get Lotte Lenya Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.

Contact Lotte Lenya



Recommended For You