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Michele Pawk

Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Broadway: Beautiful, Hairspray, Losing Louie, Mamma Mia!, Hollywood Arms (Tony Award), Chicago, Seussical, Cabaret (Drama Desk & Outer Critics’ Circle award nominations), Triumph of Love, Crazy for You (Drama Desk nomination), Mail. Off-Broadway: Heroes of the Fourth Turning (Lucille Lortel & Obie awards), A Small Fire (Drama Desk & Lucille Lortel nominations), Prayer for My Enemy, Picnic, Giant, The Paris Letter (Drama Desk nomination), Hello Again, Merrily We Roll Along and eight others. Michele is a proud faculty member at Wagner College

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Playwrights Horizons Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019

World Premiere Production, 2014

Public Theater Production, 2012

Playwrights Horizons Production, 2011
Emily Bridges

Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2006
Sheila Ellis

[New York]
Workshop, 2005

Katie Arlen/Lillian Sonnenberg

Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005

Original Broadway Production, 2004
Woman's Voice


Original Broadway Production, 2003
Madame Morrible [Replacement]

[Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2003

New York City Opera Production, 2003
Countess Charlotte Malcolm

[New York]
Workshop, 2002

Original Broadway Production, 2002

Original Broadway Production, 2002
Velma Von Tussle [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2001
Donna Sheridan [Replacement]

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001

Original Broadway Production, 2000
Mayzie LaBird

Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Edith Harnham

Edith Harnham

Roundabout Revival, 1998
Fritzie (Kit Kat Girl)

Fraulein Kost



[New York]
Workshop, 1998

Original Broadway Production, 1997
Hesione [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 1996
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

Jen [Replacement]

Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1995
Jen [Replacement]

York Theatre Company Production, 1994


Original Off-Broadway Production, 1993
The Actress

Original Broadway Production, 1992
Irene Roth

Original Broadway Production, 1988
Power Lady


Kathy Sue Binger

Democratic Party Delegate

Candi Suwinski

Sandi (Standby)

Dana (Standby)

[Pittsburgh, PA (Regional)]
Regional Revival, 1986

[Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1987
Featured Ensemble

Michele Pawk Productions

[Broadway, 2002] [Replacement]

Michele Pawk Movies

[1994]The Girl in the Watermelon Diane Mayerofsky

[1995]Jeffrey Young Mother

[1997]Anastasia Ensemble and Character Vocals

[1999]Cradle Will Rock Blitzstein - Liberty Committee #2

[2022]My Love Affair with Marriage Biology

Michele Pawk TV Shows

Law & Order Attorney Marks, Marjorie Weiler, Donna Marks

Law & Order: Criminal Intent Elise Clark, Shari Frost

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Gail Knight, Daisy Baker, Valentina Bilescu

Michele Pawk Videos

Michele Pawk News

Starry Lineup Set For the Broadway Flea Market Autograph Table and Photo Booth

The Autograph Table and Photo Booth will return this year to the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction in New York City’s Theater District on Sunday, October 1, 2023. Find out which stars you can meet here!

October 30 Officially Declared National WICKED Day

October 30 will officially become National WICKED Day, in honor of the hit Broadway musical’s debut at the Gershwin Theatre on October 30, 2003.

Jake Pedersen to Assume the Role of Boq in Wicked on Broadway

Exciting news for Wicked fans! Jake Pedersen will be the new Boq in the hit musical. Learn more about the latest cast addition and get ready to see Jake Pedersen in action in the upcoming run of Wicked.

Paul Iacono To Return to The Green Room 42 With New Show UNFILTERED

Step into The Green Room 42 and immerse yourself in Paul Iacono's unfiltered performance. Get ready to laugh, be entertained, and have an unforgettable evening of unapologetic humor. Don't wait, book your tickets now!

Photos: Inside the 25th Annual BROADWAY BARKS Adoption Event

The 25th annual BROADWAY BARKS, Broadway's dog and cat adoption event, took place in Shubert Alley on Saturday, July 8, 2023, hosted by Bernadette Peters, satirist and animal lover Randy Rainbow, and featured a special appearance by Josh Groban. Check out photos here!

Annaleigh Ashford, Laura Bell Bundy, Paolo Montalban & More Join Broadway Barks

BROADWAY BARKS has revealed the full roster of participants for the 25th annual dog and cat adoption event. 

BROADWAY BARKS Returns Next Month

BROADWAY BARKS will return to Shubert Alley on Saturday, July 8, 2023, for the 25th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event.

Meet the Cast of BACK TO THE FUTURE, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

Back to the Future: The Musical begins Broadway performances tonight, Friday, June 30, 2023 and officially opens Thursday, August 3, 2023 at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre. Meet the cast of Back to the Future here!

INCIDENT AT OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP to be Presented at Penguin Rep Theatre This Month

Penguin Rep Theatre will present Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, a new comedy set in the era of bell bottoms, cassette tapes and landline phones by Katie Forgette, directed by Thomas Caruso, June 23 through July 16.

Exclusive: Oh My Pod U Guys- Emma Pittman Is On A Billboard In Times Square

This week, Jayke is joined by Broadway performer Emma Pittman to talk all things Chicago The Musical! Emma shares her experience winning 'The Search For Roxie' and her road to playing Roxie Hart, as well as joining the ensemble of the show. She also talks about her upcoming Broadway show, Back To The Future, and being an ally to the queer community.

Jordan Litz To Assume the Role of 'Fiyero' in WICKED This Month

Jordan Litz will join the Broadway company of Wicked in the role of Fiyero, beginning performances on Tuesday, May 16th at Broadway’s Gershwin Theatre. Learn how to purchase tickets to Wicked!

American Theater Group Announces New Board Appointments

American Theater Group (ATG), Central NJ's professional theater company, has announced the following appointments to its Board of Directors.

WICKED Will Become The 4th Longest Running Show In Broadway History On April 11

WICKED will play its 7,486th performance on Tuesday, April 11th at 7:00pm, surpassing Cats to become the 4th longest running production in Broadway history. The musical will also celebrate its 20th Anniversary this October.

Liana Hunt, Jelani Remy, Nathaniel Hackmann & More Complete the Cast of BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL

The full Broadway cast of BACK TO THE FUTURE: The Musical has been revealed! See who is starring, performance dates, and how to purchase tickets!

Photos: First Look at Alyssa Fox, Kimber Elayne Sprawl, John Dossett & More in WICKED on Broadway

Check out photos of the newest cast of Wicked on Broadway, including Alyssa Fox as Elphaba, John Dossett as The Wizard, Kimber Elayne Sprawl as Nessarose, and William Youmans as Doctor Dillamond. Their first performance at the Gershwin Theater will be Tuesday March 7.

Transport Group Gala Will Honor Donna Lynne Champlin, Mary Testa, and More

Transport Group has announced that the 2023 A Toast to the Artist gala will honor company stalwarts Barbara Andres, Donna Lynne Champlin, Michele Pawk, and Mary Testa with its Transporting American Theatre Award on Monday, April 24, at The Edison Rooftop, 240 West 47 Street.

Photo: Get a First Look at McKenzie Kurtz as Glinda in WICKED

Get a first look at McKenzie Kurtz as Glinda in WICKED on Broadway! Her first performance at the Gershwin Theater will be Tuesday February 14.

John Dossett, Kimber Elayne Sprawl, and William Youmans Join WICKED This Spring

Wicked will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre this spring. Tony Award-nominee John Dossett will take over the role of The Wizard, Kimber Elayne Sprawl, last seen on Broadway in Girl from the North Country, will assume the role of Nessarose, and William Youmans, the original Dr. Dillamond, will reprise his role and return to the halls of Shiz University.

Alyssa Fox to Take Over as Elphaba in WICKED Beginning in March

Alyssa Fox will take over the role of Elphaba in WICKED at Broadway’s Gershwin Theatre beginning Tuesday, March 7th. See how to purchase tickets!

McKenzie Kurtz to Join WICKED on Broadway as 'Glinda' in February

McKenzie Kurtz will join the cast of WICKED at Broadway’s Gershwin Theatre, taking over the role of Glinda beginning Tuesday, February 14. See how to purchase tickets!


Michele Pawk has appeared on Broadway in 13 shows.

Michele Pawk has not appeared in the West End

Michele Pawk has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She received a Special Citation from the Obie Awards for her performance in "Heroes of the Fourth Turning." She was also nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "A Small Fire" and Outstanding Lead Actress at The Lortels for the same play. Pawk was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production at the Helen Hayes Awards for "Bounce." She received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "Hollywood Arms." Pawk was also nominated for Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Cabaret" and "Crazy for You." Additionally, she received a nomination for Best Featured Actress - Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Cabaret."

Michele Pawk has won several awards throughout her career. She received a Special Citation at the Obie Awards for her role in "Heroes of the Fourth Turning." Additionally, she won the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for her work in "Hollywood Arms." Pawk also received a Drama Desk Award for her performance in "Cabaret."

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