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Mary Illes

 
Date of Birth: January 20, 1962 (60)

Birth Place: Dayton, OH, USA

Bio:
Additional credits include: Encores for Music in the Air (Ensemble) Lost in the Stars (Ensemble) Love Life (Ensemble) (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2020
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
US Tour, 2018
Ensemble
Dowager Empress (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2004
Mrs. Erlynne
  [Regional (US)]
Goodspeed Revival, 2004
Dona Lucia D'Alvadorez
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2002
Young Blanche
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Resident of River City
Marian Paroo (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Marguerite St. Just (Understudy) [Replacement]
Marie (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Couple #29
Couple #54
Mick's Pick
Couple #19
Precious McGuire (Understudy)
  [Canada]
Toronto Production, 1995
Other Roles
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1993
Performer (Swing)
Amalia Balash (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Innkeeper's Wife [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
Madame Giry (Understudy) [Replacement]

Mary Illes Biography

Additional credits include:
Encores for Music in the Air (Ensemble)
Lost in the Stars (Ensemble)
Love Life (Ensemble)




Mary Illes News

Ashley Blanchet, Graham Rowat, Analise Scarpaci, Gavin Lee & More to Star in THE SOUN Photo Ashley Blanchet, Graham Rowat, Analise Scarpaci, Gavin Lee & More to Star in THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for The Sound of Music, directed by Mark S. Hoebee. The production will feature Ashley Blanchet (Paper Mill’s Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Broadway’s Waitress) as Maria Rainer, and Graham Rowat (Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen, Sunset Boulevard) as Captain Georg von Trapp.

VIDEO: The Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Performs 'God Bless America' in Yiddish in Ho Photo VIDEO: The Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Performs 'God Bless America' in Yiddish in Honor of Inauguration Day
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 19, 2021

On the eve of the highly-anticipated Presidential Inauguration of President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Madam Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, the cast of the critically-acclaimed off-Broadway hit, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, released a rendition of “God Bless America” in Yiddish, featuring Academy and Tony Award winner Joel Grey and Steven Skybell.

Rachel Zatcoff, Antoine L. Smith, Mary Illes, and More to Star in Samantha Hahn's Com Photo Rachel Zatcoff, Antoine L. Smith, Mary Illes, and More to Star in Samantha Hahn's Comedic Play THE RIGHT WAY as Part of the Jocunda Festival
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2020

Rachel Zatcoff, Antoine L. Smith, Mary Illes, and more will star in Samantha Hahn's comedic play The Right Way, as part of the Jocunda Festival's Virtual Play Reading Series.

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel Promises LOVE LIFE Will Be Rescheduled Photo Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel Promises LOVE LIFE Will Be Rescheduled
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, City Center cancelled the remainder of its season due to the current health crisis. One production that was cancelled, was Love Life, which was set to run March 18 - 22, starring Kate Baldwin and Brian Stokes Mitchell. However, Jack Viertel, Encores! Artistic Director, has some promising news.

Wake Up With BWW 3/11: Select Broadway Shows to Sell $50 Tickets in March, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/11: Select Broadway Shows to Sell $50 Tickets in March, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2020

Today's top stories: select Broadway shows (To Kill a Mockingbird, West Side Story, The Lehman Trilogy, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and The Book of Mormon) will be just $50 through March 29!

BWW TV: Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kate Baldwin & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores!  Photo BWW TV: Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kate Baldwin & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! LOVE LIFE
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 10, 2020

Next up at New York City Center  Encores! is Love Life, which runs for seven performances at New York City Center from March 18 - 22. Watch as the cast gives a very special sneak peek of 'Economics' and 'I Remember It Well' and tells us even more about what to expect from the show!

Inwood Art Works' Broadway Off Broadway Presents Shana Farr: THE BEST OF THE TONYS Photo Inwood Art Works' Broadway Off Broadway Presents Shana Farr: THE BEST OF THE TONYS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2020

Why travel to Times Square, when you can experience the brilliance of Broadway steps from your home uptown?

John Edwards, Sara Jean Ford and More Join Kate Baldwin & Brian Stokes Mitchell in En Photo John Edwards, Sara Jean Ford and More Join Kate Baldwin & Brian Stokes Mitchell in Encores! LOVE LIFE; Complete Cast Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2020

New York City Center today announced complete casting for the Encores! production of Love Life. Joining previously announced cast members Kate Baldwin (Susan Cooper) and Brian Stokes Mitchell (Sam Cooper) are John Edwards (Hobo), Sara Jean Ford (Miss Ideal Man), Isabella Houston (Elizabeth Cooper), Owen Tabaka (Johnny Cooper), and Clarke Thorell (Bill/Mr. Cynic).

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On ANASTASIA on Tour Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On ANASTASIA on Tour
by Alan Henry - Oct 30, 2019

The National Tour of Anastasia had its official opening night in Schenectady, New York last week! The production stars Lila Coogan as Anya, Stephen Brower as Dmitry, Jason Michael Evans as Gleb, Joy Franz as Dowager Empress, Tari Kelly as Countess Lily, Edward Staudenmayer as Vlad and Victoria Amelia Bingham as Little Anastasia. The ensemble includes Brianna Abruzzo, Ronnie S. Bowman Jr., Alison Ewing, Peter Garza, Jeremiah Ginn, Brett-Marco Glauser, Lucy Horton, Mary Illes, Fred Inkley, Kourtney Keitt, Beth Stafford Laird, Mark Mackillop, Kenneth Michael Murray, Taylor Quick, Claire Rathbun, Michael McCorry Rose, Matt Rosell, Sareen Tchekmedyian, and Addison Mackynzie Valentino.

ANASTASIA Journeys to Marcus Center This Month Photo ANASTASIA Journeys to Marcus Center This Month
by Alan Henry - Jul 9, 2019

Watch the tale revolving around 'home, love, family' as Anastasia plays at the Marcus Center July 23-28.

Mary Illes Videos

BWW TV: Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kate Baldwin & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores!  Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kate Baldwin & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! LOVE LIFE

by TV - Press Previews - Mar 10, 2020

Next up at New York City Center  Encores! is Love Life, which runs for seven performances at New York City Center from March 18 - 22. Watch as the cast gives a very special sneak peek of 'Economics' and 'I Remember It Well' and tells us even more about what to expect from the show!

BWW TV: The Journey Continues! ANASTASIA Cast Helps National Tour Company Hit the Roa Videoplay
BWW TV: The Journey Continues! ANASTASIA Cast Helps National Tour Company Hit the Road!

by TV - On the Road - Sep 27, 2018

Watch below as we get to know the new company, plus Christy Altomare and the rest of the Broadway cast bid dasvidaniya as they get ready for a new journey!

TV Broadway Beat Exclusive: LOST IN THE STARS Preview!
by Robert Diamond - Feb 3, 2011

Lost in the Stars, the second Encores! production of the New York City Center season, running February 3 - 6 at City Center, will feature Chuck Cooper, Daniel Breaker, Patina Miller, Sharon Washington, Daniel Gerroll, John Douglas Thompson and Sherry Boone. Lost in the Stars has music by Kurt Weill and book and lyrics by Maxwell Anderson. It will be directed by Gary Griffin and choreographed by Chase Brock, with music direction by Rob Berman. Broadway Beat got an exclusive sneak peek!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat at LOST IN THE STARS in Rehearsal!
by Robert Diamond - Jan 26, 2011

Chuck Cooper, Daniel Breaker, Patina Miller, Sharon Washington,Daniel Gerroll, John Douglas Thompson and Sherry Boone will star in in Lost in the Stars, the second Encores! production of the New York City Center season, running February 3 - 6 at City Center. Lost in the Stars has music by Kurt Weill and book and lyrics by Maxwell Anderson. It will be directed by Gary Griffin and choreographed by Chase Brock, with music direction by Rob Berman. Broadway Beat went behind the scenes in rehearsal to capture a first look!


Mary Illes Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mary Illes been in?
Mary Illes has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Mary Illes been in?
Mary Illes has not appeared in the West End