Marge Champion

Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Marge Champion STAGE CREDITS

Roundabout Revival, 2001
Emily Whitman

Original Broadway Production, 1955

Marge Champion Productions

[Broadway, 1948]
Assistant to the Choreographer

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Ricky Ritzel Will Perform in Gettysburg at 2024 Season Announcement

Gettysburg Community Theatre will announce their 2024 Season during their Mostly Broadway Cabaret on Friday, September 22, 2023. The performance will be led by Award-Winning NYC Cabaret Pianist, Ricky Ritzel. Learn more about the event here!

DO40 to Present WE THINK YOU’RE JUST SENSATIONAL, DAME ANGELA at the Actors' Temple Theatre

Dancers over 40 will present a very special salute to Dame Angela Lansbury, Monday, May 15th at 8pm at the Actors' Temple Theatre - the highlight of their Spring season.

Playwright Robert Patrick Dies At 85

Robert Patrick, aka Robert Patrick O'Connor, writer of poems, lyrics, short stories, novels, and a pioneering playwright known for his contributions to Off-Off Broadway and the Caffe Cino has passed away at the age of 85. He died in his sleep at his home in Los Angeles on April 23, 2023 (407 years to the day after Shakespeare's death). 

David Merrick's Big Announcement: The Infamous Opening Night of 42ND STREET

Have you ever wondered what was the most dramatic night in Broadway history? Well, boy, do I have a story for you! The year: 1980. The show: 42nd Street. I sat down with the show’s lead, the iconic and peerless Lee Roy Reams to get the true story straight from someone who was actually there that momentous evening.

WE THINK YOU'RE JUST SENSATIONAL, DAME - ANGELA! to be Presented at the Actors' Temple Theatre

Dancers over 40 will present a very special salute to Dame Angela Lansbury, Monday, May 15th at 8pm at the Actors' Temple Theatre in NYC - the highlight of their Spring season.

Broadway Streaming Guide: April 2022 - Where to Watch BETTER NATE THAN EVER & More New Releases!

This April, Broadway fans can spring into action with new albums, concerts, and television shows to binge. From the new Disney+ film adaption of Better Nate Than Ever to new additions to Seth Rudetsky's concert series, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

BWW Interview: At Home with GOLDEN DOOR SCHOLARSHIP Founder Rian Keating

Rian Keating puts himself out on a line when he performs his club acts, but this deaf cabaret singing storyteller also puts himself on a line every day, living the life he wants to and helping those in need... and from the day the teenage Rian arrived in New York City, that's been his way.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 22 - 42ND STREET on DVD and Blu-Ray, and More!

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of January 18 - ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI..., Jason Robert Brown Songbook, and More!

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes the film soundtrack for One Night in Miami..., volume two of the Jason Robert Brown musical collection songbook, the Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia, and more!

12th Annual DO40 Legacy Awards Streams Live Monday, December 14

Dancers Over 40 continues to bring together the artistic community with the 12th Annual Legacy Awards Monday, December 14th, 8pm.

Dancer and Actor Marge Champion Dies at 101

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that dancer and actor Marge Champion has died at age 101.


This Fall DO40 is saluting and celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and the 100th birthday of DO40 Advisory Board member Marge Champion. 

DO40 Celebrates JOSEPH... and Marge Champion's Birthday With 50/100

This Fall DO40 is saluting and celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and the 100th birthday of DO40 Advisory Board member Marge Champion. Special guests and performances from the Joseph cast include Bill Hutton (Joseph), Gordon Stanley (Jacob), Conductor David Friedman, along with Stephen McNaughton, Stephen Hope, Lorraine Barrett, Philip Carruba, Jonni Masella, Dorothy Dybisz, Katharine Buffaloe-Harris, Barry Tarallo, Michael Deane and Karen Bogan. There will be representation from the BAM production as well as Broadway. And, musical accompaniment by the always great Steven Webber.

BWW Feature: PDS's Star-Studded Luncheon and Gypsy Award Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel International Ballroom

4/15/18 ~ HONORING GEORGE CHAKIRIS, BARRIE CHASE & TONI BASIL There's a certain feeling that invades my consciousness when I attend a Dancer's Event... It is a deep, passionate, all-encompassing love amongst it's members. And that is what I was feeling, attending a most prestigious (in my opinion) Event; The Professional Dancer's Society 31st Annual Luncheon & “Gypsy” Award Ceremony, held Yearly in the International Room at the Beverly Hilton.

Casting Complete for Regeneration Theatre's Revival of KENNEDY'S CHILDREN

Regeneration Theatre is proud to announce casting for a 2017 revival of Robert Patrick's classic play about the loss of heroes and the impact a single traumatic event can have on a nation - Kennedy's Children.

Critically Acclaimed Singer Spider Saloff Makes Rare New York Appearance This Month

Internationally acclaimed vocalist, Spider Saloff makes a rare NYC appearance with award winning pianist Ricky Ritzel.

Nigel Lythgoe to Be Honored at 34th Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards

The 34th Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, which recognizes outstanding achievements in dance on Broadway and in film, takes place on Monday, May 16, 2016.

Wow, Wow, Wow Fellas! Meet the Creative Team of Broadway-Bound HELLO, DOLLY!

As BroadwayWorld reported this morning, Bette Midler will indeed return to Broadway in one of the most cherished shows in musical theater history when she takes on the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in Michael Stewart's (book) and Jerry Herman's (music and lyrics) masterpiece, Hello, Dolly!. Directed by four-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly! will begin performances on Broadway on March 13, 2017, with an official opening night of April 20, 2017. Rehearsals begin one year from today. This new production of Hello, Dolly!, the first new production of this classic musical to appear on Broadway since it opened more than fifty years ago, will have at its helm Jerry Zaks as its director, and will feature choreography by Tony Award-winner Warren Carlyle. The new Dolly! will pay tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion, which has been hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history. Below, reacquaint yourself with the creative team, old and new!

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/5-9/6/2015

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, September 6, 2015 - Sunday, September 6, 2015.

STAGE TUBE: Marge Champion Shares Memories on Rick McKay's THE GOLDEN AGE FILM TRILOGY

Rick McKay has shared another video from his trilogy, BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE. In his words, 'Happy 96th Birthday, Marge Champion! Marge is seen her in her shoot for Rick McKay's BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE FILM TRILOGY, in which she tells tales of her career. From being the artist/animator's inspiration for SNOW WHITE, to dancing through the Golden Age of Hollywood on the arm of her husband and dance partner GOWER CHAMPION, to winning an EMMY AWARD for choreographing the wonderful film, QUEEN OF THE STARDUST BALLROOM, Marge has done it all and is in no rush to quit. She co-starred opposite her old friend and early partner DONALD SADDLER on Broadway in FOLLIES in 2001 and again on camera in the 2012 film about them both, NEVER STAND STILL.'


Marge Champion has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Marge Champion has not appeared in the West End.

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