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Mara Davi

 
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Mara Davi has appeared on Broadway in The Play That Goes Wrong, Dames at Sea (Astaire Nomination), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, The Drowsy Chaperone, and the Original Revival Cast of A Chorus Line. Other New York credits include Death Takes A Holiday with the Roundabout Theatre Company, ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Mara Davi has appeared on Broadway in The Play That Goes Wrong, Dames at Sea (Astaire Nomination), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, The Drowsy Chaperone, and the Original Revival Cast of A Chorus Line. Other New York credits include Death Takes A Holiday with the Roundabout Theatre Company, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Gingold Theatrical Group Revival, 2017
Frank Ware
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Sandra [Replacement]
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Production, 2016
Maggie Winslow
  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
Long Wharf Production, 2016
Suzanne Valadon
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Joan
  [Arlington, VA (Regional)]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Bertie
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Alice Lamberti
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 2009
Judy Haynes
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2006
Maggie
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Janet Van De Graaff [Replacement]
  [Boston]
Boston Revival, 2005
Ensemble

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Dance Captain

Photos

Alex Keser and Ingrid Pierson join with David Turner, Arnie Burton, Ryan Spahn, Dougl Photo

Alex Keser and Ingrid Pierson join with David Turner, Arnie Burton, Ryan Spahn, Douglas Sills, Stephen Brown-Fried, Watten Kelly, Mara Davi and Thom Sesma

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Mara Davi and Thom Sesma Photo

Mara Davi and Thom Sesma

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David Staller, Alex Keser and Ingrid Pierson join with David Turner, Arnie Burton, Ry Photo

David Staller, Alex Keser and Ingrid Pierson join with David Turner, Arnie Burton, Ryan Spahn, Douglas Sills, Stephen Brown-Fried, Watten Kelly, Mara Davi and Thom Sesma

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Date:
11/19/2019
Alex Keser and Ingrid Pierson join with David Turner, Arnie Burton, Ryan Spahn, Dougl Photo

Alex Keser and Ingrid Pierson join with David Turner, Arnie Burton, Ryan Spahn, Douglas Sills, Stephen Brown-Fried, Watten Kelly, Mara Davi and Thom Sesma

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Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Gingold Theatrical Group Revival, 2017
Frank Ware

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Sandra [Replacement]

  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Production, 2016
Maggie Winslow

  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
Long Wharf Production, 2016
Suzanne Valadon

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Joan

  [Arlington, VA (Regional)]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Bertie

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Alice Lamberti

  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 2009
Judy Haynes

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2006
Maggie

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Janet Van De Graaff [Replacement]

  [Boston]
Boston Revival, 2005
Ensemble

Productions

Dance Captain

Mara Davi Biography

Mara Davi has appeared on Broadway in The Play That Goes Wrong, Dames at Sea (Astaire Nomination), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, The Drowsy Chaperone, and the Original Revival Cast of A Chorus Line. Other New York credits include Death Takes A Holiday with the Roundabout Theatre Company, No, No, Nanette and Of Thee I Sing with City Center Encores! Regionally, Mara appeared in My Paris at Long Wharf Theatre (CT Critics Circle Award), Ever After at Paper Mill Playhouse, Company and Kiss Me Kate at Barrington Stage, Beaches at the Signature Theatre (Helen Hayes Nomination), The Toxic Avenger at the Alley Theatre, Thoroughly Modern Millie at Sacramento Music Circus, Dancing In The Dark at the Old Globe. Mara toured America and Japan as Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street. Her television credits include “Mysteries of Laura,” “The Good Wife,” “Taxi Brooklyn,” “Smash,” and “Blue Bloods.” On film, Mara can be seen in Kensho at the Bedfellow and New Year’s Eve as well as Every Little Step, the documentary about the making of the revival of A Chorus Line. Her album, Unspoken by Mara and the Bitter Suite is available on iTunes

Mara Davi Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, HAYES Production
Mara DaviBeaches
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production
Mara DaviIrving Berlin's White Christmas The Kennedy Center

Mara Davi News

Wake Up With BWW 4/14: Glenn Close on the SUNSET BOULEVARD Film, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/14: Glenn Close on the SUNSET BOULEVARD Film, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2021

Today's top stories: Glenn Close reveals that the Sunset Boulevard film is 'ready to go', The Phantom of the Opera will have full orchestrations upon returning, and more!

VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara, Danny Burstein, Lesli Margherita, Jessica Vosk and More Get Vacc Photo VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara, Danny Burstein, Lesli Margherita, Jessica Vosk and More Get Vaccinated!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2021

In conjunction with the launching of the Broadway Vaccination site on April 12th in the heart of the theatre district in NYC, Jeffrey Schecter, the creator of the A Chorus Line in Quarantine, brings us a fun and inspiring video to encourage others to get vaccinated!

Theater Stories: ROCK OF AGES, LOBBY HERO, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More A Photo Theater Stories: ROCK OF AGES, LOBBY HERO, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More About The Hayes Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Hayes Theater! Learn about Broadway's smallest theater, which has presented shows including Rock of Ages, Lobby Hero, What the Constitution Means to Me, Grand Horizons and many more!

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by BWW Staff - Dec 29, 2020

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by BWW Staff - Dec 23, 2020

VIDEO: Watch 27 Broadway Dancers Unite with ADM21 to Take on 'The Music and the Mirro Photo VIDEO: Watch 27 Broadway Dancers Unite with ADM21 to Take on 'The Music and the Mirror'
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 23, 2020

With Broadway performances on hold since March 12, 2020 and ballet companies on hold, the entire dance community looks forward to resuming performances and welcoming audiences safely back into the magical world of live dance and theater.  We all need “Somebody to Dance For!”

VIDEO: Dancers Unite Across the USA for 'The Music and the Mirror' Virtual Performanc Photo VIDEO: Dancers Unite Across the USA for 'The Music and the Mirror' Virtual Performance
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 22, 2020

The dancers filmed themselves in locations around the country, all sharing the same yearning for the joyful return of live performances in front of an audience.

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by BWW Staff - Dec 18, 2020

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by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2020

Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) Releases Free Toolkit For Reopening Theatres Photo Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) Releases Free Toolkit For Reopening Theatres
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2020

The Broadway Green Alliance has just launched a free, online Toolkit outlining sustainable resources for the theatre community as they plan for reopening.

Mara Davi Videos

Broadway Rewind: DAMES AT SEA Taps All the Way to Broadway VideoBroadway Rewind: DAMES AT SEA Taps All the Way to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 4, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when Dames at Sea was getting ready to arrive on Broadway. The musical opened on October 22 at the Helen Hayes Theatre, where it ran for 85 performances. Directed and choreographed by Randy Skinner, it starred John Bolton, Mara Davi, Danny Gardner, Eloise Kropp, Lesli Margherita, and Cary Tedder.

VIDEO: Original Broadway and London Casts of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Sing 'As We Stumble VideoVIDEO: Original Broadway and London Casts of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Sing 'As We Stumble Along (Reprise)'
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2020

 The original Broadway and London casts of The Drowsy Chaperone have reunited in song for a virtual fundraiser! The performers came together to sing 'As We Stumble Along (Reprise)'.

VIDEO: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Cast Sings 'You Learn' in Celebration of 50th Anniversary o VideoVIDEO: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Cast Sings 'You Learn' in Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Earth Day
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2020

The Broadway Green Alliance launched Earth Week by joining the Earth Day Initiative and March for Science NYC for their Earth Day 50 Virtual Kick-Off on Sunday, April 19. As part of the special live stream, members of the Broadway community joined via virtual performance, sharing songs and messages of activism. 

Must Watch: A CHORUS LINE Revival Cast Reunites In Quarantine! VideoMust Watch: A CHORUS LINE Revival Cast Reunites In Quarantine!
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2020

What started out as a fun project during the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic quarantine on our private Facebook group evolved into something emotional, nostalgic, and uniquely unifying amidst a very dark and isolated period in humanity. Now, more than a decade after their closing night, 44 cast members of the Broadway revival of 'A Chorus Line' share what brought them all together 'again'. It was... 5, 6, 7, 8.

Summer Flashback: A CHORUS LINE Opens on Broadway! VideoSummer Flashback: A CHORUS LINE Opens on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2019

A five, six, seven, eight! The legendary original production of A Chorus Line celebrates the 44th anniversary of its opening night this week. In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the opening of the show's revival featuring Tony Yazbeck, Jason Tam, Charlotte d'Amboise, and more! Check out the video to see what the show's cast did for love!

VIDEO: Broadway Green Alliance Celebrates Earth Day with Tips from THE PLAY THAT GOES VideoVIDEO: Broadway Green Alliance Celebrates Earth Day with Tips from THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2019

In celebration of Earth Day, we are thrilled to announce "Green Goes Wrong: Paper Conservation". Cast and crew members ofThe Play That Goes Wrong, currently running at New World Stages, have created the first in a series of videos about how to be greener backstage, and in general.

VIDEO: Head to Iowa with the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN VideoVIDEO: Head to Iowa with the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2018

The LEXington Theatre Company opened The Music Man on July 12, kicking off their fourth season of combining "Today's Broadway Stars and Tomorrow's Broadway Hopefuls" in Lexington, Kentucky.

Mara Davi and Husband Are Expecting First Child VideoMara Davi and Husband Are Expecting First Child
by Julie Musbach - Dec 2, 2017

Mara Davi, most recently seen on Broadway starring in DAMES AT SEA, announced on Instagram that she and her husband Aaron Gaines are expecting their first child. The baby boy is anticipated to arrive in March of 2018. Check out the photos below!

Exclusive Video: Get A First Look at Aaron Tveit in COMPANY at Barrington Stage VideoExclusive Video: Get A First Look at Aaron Tveit in COMPANY at Barrington Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Barrington Stage Company's production of Company, led by Aaron Tveit as Bobby. Check out the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Beth Leavel, Lesli Margherita, and More Get #Tappy in Holiday Special
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2016

Inspired by the televised holiday specials of the 1960s, this year's 'Tappy Christmas Special' features Christopher Rice (#Tappy, The Book of Mormon) and some of Broadway's biggest female stars - check out the festive dances below!


Mara Davi Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mara Davi been in?
Mara Davi has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Mara Davi been in?
Mara Davi has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Mara Davi been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, HAYES Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Beaches and Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Irving Berlin's White Christmas The Kennedy Center .