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Maria Rizzo BIO

Maria Rizzo is an actor. She has performed in shows at Arena Stage, Keegan Theatre and Signature Theatre.

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Maria Rizzo STAGE CREDITS

[Arlington, VA (Regional)]
Regional Revival Production, 2017
Tess

[Washington, DC (Regional)]
Signature Theatre Production, 2015
Anybodys


Maria Rizzo Awards and Nominations

Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical

Maria RizzoCabaret

Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical

Maria RizzoGypsy

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Stephanie J. Block, Rob McClure, and More Receive 2024 Helen Hayes Awards

On May 20, 2024, the 40th Helen Hayes Awards took place at The Anthem on the District Wharf, with over 1,600 theatre-makers and theatre supporters in attendance. Learn more about the winners here!
Interview: Theatre Life with Nora Palka

Today’s subject Nora Palka is currently living her theatre life at Signature Theatre playing Jeanie in their current production of Hair. The production runs through July seventh in the MAX. Hair is a homecoming for Nora to be sure. She grew up in the DC area and as you will read, credits Signature with her wanting to become a professional performer.
Theatre Washington Will Host 2024 Helen Hayes Awards Next Month

The 40th Helen Hayes Awards will take place on Monday, May 20, 2024 at The Anthem, on the District Wharf, with a celebratory party to follow.
SPAMALOT, SWEPT AWAY And More Nominated for 2024 Helen Hayes Awards

Tonight, at a celebration honoring outstanding theatre on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered at the ATLAS Performing Arts Center for Theatre Washington's announcement of nominees for the 40th Helen Hayes Awards.
Exclusive: Watch Teal Wicks Sing 'Back to Before' in RAGTIME at Signature Theatre

Watch Teal Wicks sing 'Back to Before' in Ragtime at Signature Theatre.
Interview: Theatre Life with Erin Driscoll

Today’s subject Erin Driscoll is someone you are most likely familiar with if you have been inhabiting productions in our area theatres for any length of time. Her memorable leading performances include the title character in Violet at Ford’s Theatre and Cloak and Daggar at Signature Theatre. You might be saying to yourself that you have not seen Ms. Driscoll onstage for a while and that you’ve been missing her superb soprano sound. Well, the wait is over because Erin Driscoll is back onstage in Signature’s current production of Ragtime where she is not only in the ensemble but also covers the role of Mother which she will be performing for both shows on December 10th. The production runs through January 7th in the MAX.
Review: RAGTIME at Signature Theatre

A beautiful tapestry of interwoven stories, Signature's Ragtime takes the audience on a moving emotional journey that celebrates the indomitable spirit of people in search of The American Dream.
Exclusive Photos: Get A First Look At Signature Theatre's RAGTIME

Get a first look at photos of Ragtime at Signature Theatre.
Bill English, Nkrumah Gatling, Teal Wicks & More to Star in RAGTIME at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre has revealed the cast and creative team for the epic musical Ragtime, with book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!
Kennedy Center GUYS AND DOLLS, Kevin Chamberlin, And More Win Helen Hayes Awards

This evening, the 2023 Helen Hayes Awards took place at The Anthem on the District Wharf, with over 1,600 theatre-makers and theatre supporters in attendance. Esteemed Washington theatre artists Naomi Jacobson, Erika Rose, Holly Twyford, and Christopher Michael Richardson hosted an evening showcasing the vibrant and diverse community of professional theatre artists in the Washington region.
Phillipa Soo, Steven Pasquale, Ali Ewoldt And More Nominated for Helen Hayes Awards

Nominations have been announced for the 37th Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 22. Nominees include productions from Arena Stage, Signature Theatre, GALA Hispanic Theatre and more.
Video Exclusive: Nova Y. Payton Performs 'Children Will Listen' in INTO THE WOODS at Signature Theatre

Watch an exclusive video of Nova Y. Payton singing 'Children Will Listen' Signature Theatre's production of Into the Woods!
Video: First Look at INTO THE WOODS at Signature Theatre

Get a first look at footage from Signature Theatre's Into the Woods! The production is directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner and is the first of three Sondheim productions featured in Signature's 2022/23 season.
Photo Exclusive: First Look at INTO THE WOODS at Signature Theatre

Get a first look at Signature Theatre's Into the Woods! The production is directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner and is the first of three Sondheim productions featured in Signature's 2022/23 season.
VIDEO: Nova Y. Payton Sings 'Last Midnight' From INTO THE WOODS at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre's Into the Woods is now playing through January 29, 2023. Get a first look at Nova Y. Payton and The Signature Orchestra performing 'Last Midnight' in the video here!
VIDEO: Cast of Signature Theatre's INTO THE WOODS Rehearses Title Song

Get a first look at the company of Signature Theatre's Into the Woods performing the title song from the show in rehearsal. The production will be directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner and will be the first of three Sondheim productions featured in Signature's 2022/23 season.
Cast & Creative Team Announced for INTO THE WOODS at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the musical Into the Woods with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. Performances run November 8, 2022 – January 29, 2023 in Signature’s MAX Theatre.
VIDEO: First Look at Ali Ewoldt, Deven Kolluri & More in SHE LOVES ME

The production, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (RENT, A Chorus Line) features Ali Ewoldt (Broadway's Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera) as Amalia Balash, and Deven Kolluri (Geva Theatre's A Christmas Carol, Bay Street Theater's Camelot) as Georg Nowack.
BWW Review: SHE LOVES ME at Signature Theatre

A creamy confection drenched with a masterful book by Joe Masteroff, the classic rom com of musicals She Loves Me moves with amorous and sparkling abandon at the acclaimed Signature Theatre. A large ensemble cast delivers the goods in this superb intermingling of old-world charm and contemporary relevance. The race for romance is on and this production feels like a breezy interlude from the cares of the world thanks to the meticulous synchronization of every element of this classic musical. Under the Direction of Matthew Gardiner, professional polish and pizazz permeates every facet of this production.
Exclusive: Ali Ewoldt Sings 'Vanilla Ice Cream' From Signature's SHE LOVES ME

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Signature Theatre's production of She Loves Me by Joe Masteroff (book), Jerry Bock (music), and Sheldon Harnick(lyrics), based on a play by Miklos Laszlo.

Maria Rizzo FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Maria Rizzo been nominated for?

Maria Rizzo has been nominated for the following awards: Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Cabaret and Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Gypsy.

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