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Maria-Christina Oliveras BIO

Broadway: Between Riverside and Crazy, Amelie, Machinal, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Off-Broadway World Premieres: KISS MY AZTEC! (Hartford Stage/Berkeley Rep/La Jolla); Here Lies Love (The Public-cast recording); Pretty Filthy (The Civilians-cast recording); Taylor Mac's 24 Decade History of Popular Music (St. Ann's Warehouse); And Miles to Go (PCP); Reading Under the Influence (DR2); The Really Big Once (Target Margin); After (PCP). Other Off-Broadway: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (The Public); Romeo and Juliet (The Public); Zorba! (City Center Encores!); Night Sky (BPAC). Selected Regional: Soft Power (CTG/Curran), El Huracan (Yale Rep), Kiss My Aztec! (Hartford Stage, Berkeley Rep, La Jolla-World premiere) Amelie (CTG, Berkeley Rep - World premiere); Here Lies Love (Williamstown); January Joiner (Long Wharf - World premiere); Boleros for the Disenchanted (Huntington); Fabulation (Baltimore Center Stage); Macbeth in Macbeth and Jacques in As You Like It (Hudson Valley Shakespeare); among numerous others. Selected Film/TV: Manhattan Night, St. Vincent, The Humbling, Time Out of Mind, Clutter, "NCIS: NOLA"; "Nurse Jackie," "Law & Order: SVU," "The Blacklist," "Madame Secretary." Education: B.A. - Yale University; M.F.A. - National Theatre Conservatory. Recipient of New Dramatists' Charles Bowden Acting Award. Member of the Actors' Center. Associate Artist of The Civilians. Acclaimed Cabaret Artist.

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Maria-Christina Oliveras STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 2022
Church Lady [Replacement]

[Los Angeles]
World Premiere Los Angeles Production, 2018

Original Broadway Production, 2017

[Los Angeles]
Center Theatre Group Pre-Broadway Engagement, 2016

[Los Angeles]
Berkley Rep World Premiere Production, 2015

[New York]
Encores Concert Revival, 2015

Off-Broadway, 2015
Shy Love/Carrie/Blondie/Holly Donovan/Others

Return Production, 2014

Roundabout Revival, 2014
Woman in Tenement, Bar/Nurse/Court Reporter

Public Theater Production, 2013

Original Broadway Production, 2010
Performer (Swing)

  • Persephone in Broadway National Tour of HADESTOWN 

  • Tolima in world premiere of KISS MY AZTEC! at Berkeley Rep

  • Featured Vocalist in world premiere of Taylor Mac's 24 Hour History of Music at St. Ann's Warehouse

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John Leguizamo's OUR HOOD Reading Comes to The Center At West Park

The Center at West Park will present a reading of John Leguizamo's new play Our Hood, an innovative adaptation of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, on May 30th and 31st as part of their American Playwrights Series.
Photos: Go Inside Waterwell's 20th Anniversary Celebration

On Monday, Feb. 12, Waterwell, the theater company founded by Arian Moayed and Tom Ridgely celebrated its 20th Anniversary with a party at Greenpoint Loft featuring cocktails, dinner, a silent and live auction, and performances by past Waterwell artists as well as current students and alums of the Waterwell Drama Program. Check out photos here!
Broadway Stars Premiere Family Variety Show LET YOU BE YOU at Mastercard Midnight Theatre

Multi-award winning producer and director Meredith Sharkey brings Let You Be You, a musical family variety show to Mastercard Midnight Theatre. Learn more about the performance and find out how to get tickets here!
Photos: The Gasp Collection

After four years at Broadway World Cabaret, quite a collection of photos has been amassed. These are the gasp-worthy pics.
Review: Get on Down to HADESTOWN at Broadway Sacramento

The ancient Greek tale of Orpheus and Eurydice has been retold in many ways. In literature, music, art, and film, their doomed love story is among the most well-known Greek myths. Really, who can resist a Greek tragedy? Its most recent reimagination, in the form of Hadestown, began as a concept album by its creator, Anaïs Mitchell. When it premiered on Broadway in 2019, it received rave reviews and took home eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score. Now, it’s here with Broadway Sacramento to take you on a ride to the hottest place around, Hadestown.
Interview: Maria-Christina Oliveras of HADESTOWN at The Orpheum Theatre & San Jose Center For The Performing Arts Is Thrilled to Return to the Bay Area

BroadwayWorld checks in with Maria-Christina Oliveras who is playing Persephone in the national tour of Tony-Award winning Best Musical 'Hadestown' in San Francisco Sept 12-17 and San Jose September 26 - October 1.
HADESTOWN Tour Will Welcome New Cast Members Next Month

The full cast has been announced for the upcoming third year of the North American Tour of Hadestown. Dates are now confirmed through May 2024. Find out who is starring in the cast, and where to catch the show at a city near you!
Review: Broadway Across Canada's Presentation of HADESTOWN at Ottawa's National Arts Centre

What did our critic think of HADESTOWN at National Arts Centre? Broadway Across Canada’s presentation of the Tony- and Grammy-award winning Hadestown, pulled into the National Arts Centre last night after a seven-week residency in Toronto.
HADESTOWN Comes to San Francisco in September

Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play limited engagements at two venues in the San Francisco Bay Area. Back by popular demand, Hadestown will perform at San Francisco’s Orpheum Theatre (1192 Market St.) from September 12–17, 2023 as part of BroadwaySF.
VIDEO: Anaïs Mitchell and the Cast of HADESTOWN Celebrate Opening Night in Toronto

Anaïs Mitchell, the Tony and Grammy-winning creator of Hadestown, performed with the touring cast at the show’s opening night curtain call. Hadestown had its Toronto premiere at the Royal Alexandra Theatre on July 7, 2023. Toronto performances run through August 20, 2023. Check out the video here!
Review: HADESTOWN Proves You Can Live it Up on Top and Below in Stunning Toronto Production

Four years after its Broadway premiere, Anaïs Mitchell’s Tony-winning musical HADESTOWN, developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin, has finally made its way down to Toronto. With a touring crew of powerhouses, both in the cast and in the band (led by Eric Kang), the retelling of Orpheus and Eurydice comes to life beautifully onstage at the Royal Alexandra Theatre.
Review: HADESTOWN at National Theatre

When the cast of “Hadestown” emerge on stage at the National Theatre waving to the waiting audience, they’re received with cheers like old friends. 
Review: HADESTOWN is Livin' It Up at Milwaukee's MARCUS CENTER

I've been a fan of Hadestown since its concept album release in 2010. With music and lyrics by Anaïs Mitchell, the album featured vocals by Mitchell herself alongside the likes of Justin Vernon and Ani DiFranco. Called a 'folk opera' at the time, this album laid the foundation for what would become the 2019 Tony-winning Broadway musical Hadestown.
Milwaukee Premiere Of HADESTOWN Opens Tonight

The Milwaukee premiere of Hadestown opens tonight, Tuesday, May 2 at 7:30pm at the Marcus Performing Arts Center for one week only through Sunday, May 7 as part of the 2022/23 Johnson Financial Group Broadway at the Marcus Center Season.
Performing Arts Fort Worth Presents HADESTOWN This Summer

Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, announced that tickets are on sale now for HADESTOWN, making its Bass Hall debut in a limited engagement June 27 – July 2 as the final show of the 2022-2023 Broadway at the Bass Season presented by PNC Bank.
Amy Jo Jackson, Maria-Christina Oliveras & More to Star in KIT MARLOWE at Red Bull Theater

RED BULL THEATER announced the complete cast for the next offering of a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: Kit Marlowe by David Grimm, directed by Emma Rosa Went.
Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet for Opening Night of SWEENEY TODD

The demon barber is back on Broadway! Sweeney Todd is officially swinging his razor at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where the new revival, led by Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford, just opened. Check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals here!
Chibueze Ihuoma Sets Final Performance In HADESTOWN Tour

Chibueze Ihuoma, who launched the North American Tour of Hadestown in the Workers Chorus and took over the role of Orpheus last year, will play his final performance at the Hershey Theatre in Hershey, PA, on Sunday, April 9. 
Helen Cespedes, Amy Jo Jackson, Maria-Christina Oliveras & More to Star in KIT MARLOWE Reading at Red Bull Theater

RED BULL THEATER has announced the complete cast for the next offering of a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: Kit Marlowe by David Grimm, directed by Emma Rosa Went.
BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Plays Final Broadway Performance

Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer Prize-winning play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton, plays its final Broadway performance.


How many Broadway shows has Maria-Christina Oliveras been in?

Maria-Christina Oliveras has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Maria-Christina Oliveras been in?

Maria-Christina Oliveras has not appeared in the West End.

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