Melissa Manchester

Birth Place: Bronx, NY, USA

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Melissa Manchester STAGE CREDITS

[US Tour]
North American Tour, 2023
Mrs. Brice

[Regional (US)]
Reprise! Concert, 1999
Beggar Woman

[US Tour]
National Tour, 1987



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Erika Henningsen, Kyle Selig & More to be Featured in Theatre Aspen 2023 Holiday Events

Theatre Aspen will present the return of their celebrated cabaret series for its third year. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Applications Open For Songbook Academy 2024

Applications are now open for Songbook Academy 2024, a national summer music intensive for high school vocalists. This transformative program offers professional mentoring and lifetime connections in America's musical heritage. Apply now!

The SHEID to Present The Broadway Tenors in 'TIS THE SEASON

The Broadway Tenors bring your favorite holiday songs to life in a multi-media concert. Join them on December 5, 2023, at The SHEID in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Get ready for an enchanting evening of entertainment!

Review: FUNNY GIRL at The Hippodrome

What did our critic think of FUNNY GIRL at The Hippodrome? When I was a kid, I wanted nothing so much as to be Barbara Streisand in Funny Girl. I mean, it literally shaped my career aspirations. And I desperately wanted to see the stage version, having practically worn out my LP of the Broadway musical.

Review: FUNNY GIRL at Blumenthal Performing Arts

They haven't fixed the clunky storytelling or finally used actual Fanny Brice material, but FUNNY GIRL still scores big when it comes equipped with an electrifying lead and a top-notch cast.

Barrington Stage Company to Present BSC in NYC Gala at The Green Room 42

Join in for the Barrington Stage Company's BSC in NYC Gala on October 30 at The Green Room 42. Celebrate with renowned musician Billy Stritch and his talented friends in an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment.

Review: FUNNY GIRL at Orpheum Theatre

Whenever we prepare to see an older musical, there is a fear that it will be outdated and difficult to watch.  Funny Girl has no such problems, as the message of self acceptance still stands up well today. It is the story of a Jewish girl's rise to fame, despite her homely looks, doing everything she can to ignore the opinions of thousands who say 'if a girl isn't pretty', they can't make it in show business. 

THE RIGHT TO CABARET Comes to the Green Room 42

Hosted by three charismatic cabaret connoisseurs from the City of Angles –Alexis Fae Gach, MaryJo Mundy (Mundy on Tuesdays at the Gardenia), and Hillary Rollins, The Right to Cabaret will play one show at The Green Room 42 on Saturday, November 4th at 7PM. Learn more about the upcoming event here!

Photos/Video: First Look at the North American Tour of FUNNY GIRL

Hello, gorgeous! All new photos and video footage have been released from the North American Tour of Funny Girl. Check them out here!

Video: Ann Hampton Callaway Duets with Liz Callaway on New Album, Finding Beauty

Just last week, cabaret favorite Ann Hampton Callaway released her very first album of all original songs. Finding Beauty: Originals, Volume 1 includes collaborations with Melissa Manchester, Alan Bergman, and Amanda McBroom, and duets with Melissa, Tierney Sutton, Kurt Elling, and of course, her sister Liz Callaway. Listen as the two duet on 'Wherever You Are'.

BSC IN NYC Gala to Feature Billy Stritch & More at The Green Room 42

Barrington Stage Company and Mary Ann & Bruno Quinson are celebrating Artistic Director Alan Paul and Managing Director Meredith Lynsey Schade’s inaugural season with the return of BSC IN NYC Gala on Monday, October 30 at The Green Room 42.

Review Roundup: FUNNY GIRL Launches National Tour; What Are the Critics Saying?

The National Tour of Funny Girl launched in September in Providence, Rhode Island. Read the reviews for Funny Girl here!

Review: FUNNY GIRL at Providence Performing Arts Center

Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) kicks off the 2023/2024 theater season with the national tour launch of the long-awaited revival of the legendary Broadway musical, “Funny Girl.”

Christine Ebersole and Billy Stritch Return to 54 Below in December

54 BELOW will welcome back War Paint star Christine Ebersole and piano virtuoso Billy Stritch in I’ll be Home For Christmas on December 12-17 at 7pm. Learn more about the concert and find out how to get tickets here!

Video: FUNNY GIRL Tour's Katerina McCrimmon Sings 'Don't Rain On My Parade'

We have your first listen to Katerina McCrimmon singing 'Don't Rain on My Parade' from Funny Girl. McCrimmon will lead the upcoming North American tour of Funny Girl as Fanny Brice. Check out the video here!

Annette Bening, Jason Alexander, Jean Smart & More to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Labor Day Special

Join Annette Bening, Jason Alexander, Jean Smart, and other celebrated actors for a star-studded Labor Day Special on STARS IN THE HOUSE. Don't miss this exclusive event streaming live. Tune in for an unforgettable performance and support a great cause.

Donna Lynne Champlin, Sally Mayes, and Valerie Wright Star In Presentation Of New Musical, THE CRINOLYNNS

Tickets go on sale on Friday, September 1st for Broadway/Television/Film Stars Donna Lynne Champlin, Sally Mayes, and Valerie Wright in the world premiere concert of the new musical, THE CRINOLYNNS. The concert will take place on September 30th in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.


Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley will welcome members of the original, Tony Award-winning company of the musical Avenue Q for a special edition of their lockdown roundtable series, Stars in the House.

FUNNY GIRL Tour to Play The Hippodrome in October - Tickets Available Now!

FUNNY GIRL, the sensational musical comedy revival, will come to the historic Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center for a limited one-week engagement from October 24 – October 29, 2023.

STARS IN THE HOUSE To Host 20th Anniversary Reunion Of Todd Graff's Film CAMP

Join the STARS IN THE HOUSE livestreamed concert and reunion as they host the 20th Anniversary Reunion of Todd Graff's film CAMP. Featuring the film's writer and director, Todd Graff, along with cast members Daniel Letterle, Joanna Chilcoat, Robin de Jesus, and more.


Melissa Manchester has written 3 shows including Dancin' (Composer), Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre (Composer), Hats! (Composer/Lyricist).

Melissa Manchester's next show will be Funny Girl which opens on 9/9/2023 on US Tour.

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