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Birth Place: Altdena, CA, USA

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Roundabout Revival, 2003
Guido's Mother [Replacement]

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

Mme. Ernestine von Liebedich

Roundabout Revival, 2001
Heidi Schiller [Replacement]

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

Broadway Transfer, 2000
Aunt Kate Morkan

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1983

Original Broadway Production, 1954


Hattie Hopkins (Understudy)

[Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1950

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54 BELOW presents JEFF HARNAR & ALEX RYBECK: OUR 40th ANNIVERSARY SHOW on Tuesday June 13th, 2023 at 7pm. Harnar and Rybeck made their cabaret debuts together at Palsson's Supper Club (now The Triad) on June 13th, 1983.

Washington National Names 2023-2024 Cafritz Young Artists

Washington National Opera has announced the appointment of the 2023–2024 Cafritz Young Artists.

ANN TALMAN: ELIZABETH TAYLOR AND THE SHADOW OF HER SMILE to be Presented at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

Light the candles! Get the ice out! The Laurie Beechman Theatre will present a special – one night only! – performance of Ann Talman: Elizabeth Taylor and The Shadow of Her Smile.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Will Air on ABC This Weekend For 20th Year

Rodgers & Hammerstein’sThe Sound of Music will be broadcast on ABC this Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 7/6c

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED Celebrates 100th Performance And Says Goodbye To Phil Geoffrey Bond at 54 Below

Sondheim Unplugged will celebrate its 100th performances as series creator passes the torch to a new host.

Christopher Cano Joins Washington National Opera As The Director Of The Cafritz Young Artists And American Opera Initiative

Christopher Cano will join Washington National Opera (WNO) as the Director of the Cafritz Young Artists (CYA) and American Opera Initiative (AOI) in September ahead of the WNO's 2022–2023 season. Cano will work closely with General Director Timothy O'Leary and Artistic Director Francesca Zambello to lead the two nationally recognized programs dedicated to advancing opera by training and giving voice to the next generation of singers, pianists/coaches, composers, and librettists.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Ukrainian Children Coming To Brooklyn in a Play They Premiered in a Bomb Shelter

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 Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present a special encore engagement of Ann Talman: 'Elizabeth Taylor and The Shadow of Her Smile” for two (2) performances – 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

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

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

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 Below

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

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

La obra sobre Marni Nixon se podrá ver los domingos de junio

BWW Interview: Laura Enrech y David Pintó nos hablan de LA SOMBRA DE AUDREY

El musical estará en el Teatro Lara a partir del 11 de abril

UN DÍA COMO HOY: Julie Andrews ganó el Oscar por MARY POPPINS

El 5 de abril de 1965 tenía lugar la ceremonia más relevante del mundo del cine: los Premios Oscars. La 37º edición de estos galardones estuvo marcada por las polémicas y las rivalidades de dos filmes: MARY POPPINS protagonizado por Julie Andrews y MY FAIR LADY protagonizado por Audrey Hepburn.

Chiswick Playhouse Reopens With New Variety Festival

Chiswick Playhouse will mark its reopening with a socially distanced festival of magic, musicals, comedy and more! There will be premieres, hilarious stand-up and dreamy music with artists including star of stage and screen, Phyllis Logan (Downton Abbey; Lovejoy); comedy legend, Andy Parsons (Mock the Week); and comedian and TV personality, Judi Love (Loose Women).

LA SOMBRA DE AUDREY se estrena en abril en el Teatro Lara

El Teatro Lara, desde el 11 de abril, acogerá LA SOMBRA DE AUDREY, un monólogo protagonizado por Laura Enrech en el papel de Marni Nixon, el gran secreto de Hollywood.

UN DÍA COMO HOY: MY FAIR LADY se estrenaba en Broadway

Un 15 de marzo de 1956, el Mark Hellinger Theatre acogía por primera vez MY FAIR LADY. El musical basado en la obra teatral PIGMALIÓN subía el telón por primera vez con el libreto y las letras de Alan Jay Lerner y la música de Frederic Loewe.

BWW Feature: Spotlight On Darius de Haas - A Video Library

Darius de Haas has a long and respected career making music on the stage, and now he has a lot of new fans, thanks to an insanely popular TV show on Amazon Prime. Here he is in action.


Marni Nixon has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Marni Nixon has not appeared in the West End

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Taking My Turn .

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