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Marni Nixon

 
Date of Birth: February 22, 1930 (92)

Birth Place: Altdena, CA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Guido's Mother [Replacement]
  [New York]
Reading, 2002
Mme. Ernestine von Liebedich
Mme. Ernestine von Liebedich
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Heidi Schiller [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 2000
Aunt Kate Morkan
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Aunt Kate Morkan
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1983
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Singer
Singer
Hattie Hopkins (Understudy)
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1950
Performer

Photos

Marni Nixon, Tom Alan Robbins, Kristin Chenoweth,  Joy Hermalyn, Douglas Sills, Sierr Photo

Marni Nixon, Tom Alan Robbins, Kristin Chenoweth, Joy Hermalyn, Douglas Sills, Sierra Boggess, Ryan Silverman & David Schrammduring the final performance curtain call for the NY City Center ENCORES! production of MUSIC IN THE AIR in New York City.Febru

From: 
Date:
07/27/2016
'Follies' reunion featuring Marni Nixon, Judith Ivey, Gregory Harrison on stage at 'A Photo

'Follies' reunion featuring Marni Nixon, Judith Ivey, Gregory Harrison on stage at 'A Tribute to Polly Bergen' at the American Airlines Theatre on March 26, 2015 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
07/27/2016
Marni Nixon, Tom Alan Robbins, Kristin Chenoweth,  Joy Hermalyn, Douglas Sills, Sierr Photo

Marni Nixon, Tom Alan Robbins, Kristin Chenoweth, Joy Hermalyn, Douglas Sills, Sierra Boggess, Ryan Silverman & David Schrammduring the final performance curtain call for the NY City Center ENCORES! production of MUSIC IN THE AIR in New York City.Febru

From: 
Date:
07/27/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Guido's Mother [Replacement]

  [New York]
Reading, 2002
Mme. Ernestine von Liebedich

Mme. Ernestine von Liebedich

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Heidi Schiller [Replacement]

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 2000
Aunt Kate Morkan

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Aunt Kate Morkan

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1983
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Singer

Singer

Hattie Hopkins (Understudy)

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1950
Performer


Marni Nixon Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Marni Nixon, Taking My Turn

Marni Nixon News

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Ukrainian Children Coming To Brooklyn in a Play They Pre Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Ukrainian Children Coming To Brooklyn in a Play They Premiered in a Bomb Shelter
by Michael Dale - Jul 17, 2022

Irondale is arranging for Ukrainian solider Oleg Onechchak's ensemble of child actors to give two performances in Brooklyn of Mom On Skype, which was originally performed in a warehouse-turned-bomb-shelter in the city of Lviv.

Encore Engagement of ANN TALMAN: ELIZABETH TAYLOR AND THE SHADOW OF HER SMILE is Comi Photo Encore Engagement of ANN TALMAN: ELIZABETH TAYLOR AND THE SHADOW OF HER SMILE is Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway‚Äôs Supper Club, will present a special encore engagement of Ann Talman: 'Elizabeth Taylor and The Shadow of Her Smile‚ÄĚ for two (2) performances ‚Äď Tuesday, September 13 and Wednesday, September 14 both at 7:00pm This is her 54 Below return engagement following her March 31st sold out debut.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC to Air This Sunday on ABC Photo THE SOUND OF MUSIC to Air This Sunday on ABC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2021

Families can continue their favorite holiday tradition of viewing the Rodgers & Hammerstein cinematic treasure The Sound of Music this year by tuning in to ABC on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 7/6c.

BWW Interview: THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Musical Director, Tracy Stark Photo BWW Interview: THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Musical Director, Tracy Stark
by Ricky Pope - Oct 17, 2021

Today we kick off the series with my conversation with musical director, Tracy Stark. She is one of the most prolific musical directors on the NY scene, playing upwards of 75-100 shows a year. She is the winner of 11 MAC awards in addition to the Bistro award and the Dottie Burman Songwriter of the Year award. She has worked with a plethora of great artists including Lesley Gore, Sarah Dash, Phoebe Snow, Karen Black, Randy Jones, Jimmy Osmond, Tovah Feldshuh, Eric Millegan. Tonya Pinkins, Ann Crumb, Marni Nixon, and hundreds of other rock, jazz, and Broadway artists. In the past 6 months, I have seen shows she worked on with Alice Ripley, Kim David Smith, and Meg Flather.

BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Jul 10, 2021

On the Los Angeles Opera website, Igor Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex is available to stream now thru July 18th. Stravinsky based his opera Oedipus Rex on the ancient Greek tragedy by Sophocles. Oedipus Rex, is staged with minimal movement, which works well with COVID restrictions. A narrator describes the action in English.

BWW Review: ALEXIS MICHELLE Makes Her Mama Proud With PRIDE AT 54 at Feinstein's/54 B Photo BWW Review: ALEXIS MICHELLE Makes Her Mama Proud With PRIDE AT 54 at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 23, 2021

Alexis Michelle has a lot to celebrate these days, and Gay Pride & 54 Below are the perfect conduits for the party.

Alan Cumming Leads Lineup As NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Broadcasts Virtually June 24th Photo Alan Cumming Leads Lineup As NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Broadcasts Virtually June 24th
by Stephen Mosher - May 25, 2021

In its ninth year, the Judy Garland themed benefit is the show everyone wants to see. For the second year in a row, everyone can.

BREAKING NEWS: LA SOMBRA DE AUDREY prorroga en el Teatro Lara Photo BREAKING NEWS: LA SOMBRA DE AUDREY prorroga en el Teatro Lara
by Nuria Pedret - May 14, 2021

La obra sobre Marni Nixon se podr√° ver los domingos de junio

BWW Interview: Laura Enrech y David Pintó nos hablan de LA SOMBRA DE AUDREY Photo BWW Interview: Laura Enrech y David Pintó nos hablan de LA SOMBRA DE AUDREY
by Ainhoa Hornero - Apr 13, 2021

El musical estar√° en el Teatro Lara a partir del 11 de abril

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: Julie Andrews gan√≥ el Oscar por MARY POPPINS Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: Julie Andrews gan√≥ el Oscar por MARY POPPINS
by Cristina Martinez - Apr 5, 2021

El 5 de abril de 1965 ten√≠a lugar la ceremonia m√°s relevante del mundo del cine: los Premios Oscars. La 37¬ļ edici√≥n de estos galardones estuvo marcada por las pol√©micas y las rivalidades de dos filmes: MARY POPPINS protagonizado por Julie Andrews y MY FAIR LADY protagonizado por Audrey Hepburn.

Marni Nixon Videos

AUDIO: Marni Nixon Talks Lending Her Voice to MY FAIR LADY and More!
by Stage Tube - Oct 25, 2015

Her face might not have appeared in many movie musicals, but her voice became iconic during the golden age of movie musicals in the '50s and '60s.

BWW TV: Inside the Drama League Gala with Kristin Chenoweth, Nick Jonas, Elmo & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 9, 2012

On Monday, February 6, The Drama League honored Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth at the famed Pierre Hotel. BroadwayWorld was on hand to speak with Chenoweth and all of the evening's stars and takes you inside the event below!

BWW TV: The Drama League Honors Kristin Chenoweth With Performances From Joel Grey, Nick Jonas & Many More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 7, 2012

This year The Drama League's Gala featured Academy and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey, Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti, Elaine Paige, Tony Award-winner Donna Murphy, pop sensation Nick Jonas, Cheyenne Jackson, Tony Award-winner Debra Monk, Andrew Lippa, Marlo Thomas, Brent Barrett, Tony Award-winner Carole Shelley, Josh Young, David Elder, Marni Nixon, Jason Graae, Eden Espinosa, Kevin Clash from 'Sesame Street,' plus original and current cast members from the Broadway musical Wicked and more - view the performances from the special event below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY in HD- 'America'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2011

Bringing one of the most acclaimed works of musical drama ever captured back to movie theaters nationwide this fall, NCM Fathom and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) are presenting The West Side Story 50th Anniversary Event on Wednesday, November 9th at 7:00 pm local time. This unprecedented opportunity allows audiences to enjoy every sensational song and dazzling dance number in this cinematic masterpiece, which originally won a stunning 10 Academy Awards¬ģ, including Best Picture, in 1961. The West Side Story 50th Anniversary Event will open with an exciting new TCM original production featuring a discussion with Walter Mirisch of The Mirisch Company, which produced the classic; Oscar¬ģ-winning actor George Chakiris; and vocalist Marni Nixon, who served as Natalie Woods' voice double. TCM Host Robert Osborne moderates the discussion, which was taped at the 2011 TCM Classic Film Festival in historic Hollywood.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY in HD- 'Dance at the Gym'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 4, 2011

Bringing one of the most acclaimed works of musical drama ever captured back to movie theaters nationwide this fall, NCM Fathom and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) are presenting The West Side Story 50th Anniversary Event on Wednesday, November 9th at 7:00 pm local time. This unprecedented opportunity allows audiences to enjoy every sensational song and dazzling dance number in this cinematic masterpiece, which originally won a stunning 10 Academy Awards¬ģ, including Best Picture, in 1961. The West Side Story 50th Anniversary Event will open with an exciting new TCM original production featuring a discussion with Walter Mirisch of The Mirisch Company, which produced the classic; Oscar¬ģ-winning actor George Chakiris; and vocalist Marni Nixon, who served as Natalie Woods' voice double. TCM Host Robert Osborne moderates the discussion, which was taped at the 2011 TCM Classic Film Festival in historic Hollywood.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY in HD- 'The Prologue'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 2, 2011

Bringing one of the most acclaimed works of musical drama ever captured back to movie theaters nationwide this fall, NCM Fathom and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) are presenting The West Side Story 50th Anniversary Event on Wednesday, November 9th at 7:00 pm local time. This unprecedented opportunity allows audiences to enjoy every sensational song and dazzling dance number in this cinematic masterpiece, which originally won a stunning 10 Academy Awards¬ģ, including Best Picture, in 1961. The West Side Story 50th Anniversary Event will open with an exciting new TCM original production featuring a discussion with Walter Mirisch of The Mirisch Company, which produced the classic; Oscar¬ģ-winning actor George Chakiris; and vocalist Marni Nixon, who served as Natalie Woods' voice double. TCM Host Robert Osborne moderates the discussion, which was taped at the 2011 TCM Classic Film Festival in historic Hollywood.

BWW TV: THE SWEETEST SOUNDS - The ALLEGRO Podcast
by Eddie Varley - Feb 3, 2009

THE SWEETEST SOUNDS -- ALLEGRO Written in 1947, ALLEGRO was preceded in the R&H canon by OKLAHOMA! and CAROUSEL, and followed directly by SOUTH PACIFIC and THE KING AND I. In this podcast, hosted by Jeff Lunden, the bold innovations and experimental aspects of ALLEGRO are explored in the context of the first complete recording of its score, released by Sony Masterworks Broadway today, February 3, 2009. The CD is produced by David Lai, Bruce Pomahac and Ted Chapin.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Special Sneak - In Rehearsal with Encores! MUSIC IN THE AIR
by Eddie Varley - Jan 30, 2009

Kern and Hammerstein's Music in the Air, the second Encores! production of New York City Center's 2008-09 season,will run February 5-8. The production runs for five performances at City Center.

BWW TV: 'Our Lenny' Week on WNYC Featuring Callaway, Bogardus, and More
by Craig Brockman - Oct 1, 2008

From Wednesday, September 24 - Monday, October 6, WNYC presents 'OUR LENNY,' a 13-day exploration and celebration of Bernstein's enduring New York legacy, emphasizing the personal connections that the station, the city, and the city's citizens shared with this remarkable artist. Weaving together archival material, in-depth features, interviews, in-studio performances and web-exclusive multimedia, 'OUR LENNY' unites personalities from all walks of Bernstein's life to both illustrate and illuminate his enduring legacy.


Marni Nixon Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Marni Nixon been in?
Marni Nixon has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Marni Nixon been in?
Marni Nixon has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Marni Nixon been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Taking My Turn .