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Nancy Hays

 
Birth Place:
Urbana, IL
Bio:
Nancy Hays will return to JPAC Theatre in the role of Amanda in The Glass Menagerie. Other credits include Rose in Gypsy, JPAC, Mame/Mame, Light Opera Works and Judy Garland/Boy from Oz, Pride Films and Plays and in a cabaret program Judy & Liza at the Palladium at the Metropolitan Room in New York ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Urbana, IL

Bio:
Nancy Hays will return to JPAC Theatre in the role of Amanda in The Glass Menagerie. Other credits include Rose in Gypsy, JPAC, Mame/Mame, Light Opera Works and Judy Garland/Boy from Oz, Pride Films and Plays and in a cabaret program Judy & Liza at the Palladium at the Metropolitan Room in New York ... (read complete bio)
 

Photos

Chris Logan as Peter Allen, and Nancy Hays as Judy Garland Photo

Chris Logan as Peter Allen, and Nancy Hays as Judy Garland

From: 
Date:
07/09/2015
Michelle Lauto as Liza and Nancy Hays as Judy Garland Photo

Michelle Lauto as Liza and Nancy Hays as Judy Garland

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Date:
07/09/2015
 

Nancy Hays Biography

Nancy Hays will return to JPAC Theatre in the role of Amanda in The Glass Menagerie. Other credits include Rose in Gypsy, JPAC, Mame/Mame, Light Opera Works and Judy Garland/Boy from Oz, Pride Films and Plays and in a cabaret program Judy & Liza at the Palladium at the Metropolitan Room in New York City and Uptown Underground in Chicago. She has worked as a concert opening act for celebrities including George Burns, Tommy Tune, Rita Rudner and many others, as well as lead vocalist for several themed shows. Nancy’s country line dance song “Come Dance with Me” is an international hit and has been nominated for awards. She has recorded five albums and toured the UK five times with her original music, including a tour that concluded in July of 2017. Nancy has also made numerous television appearances on Fox, ABC, Discovery, Fit TV, NBC, WBG and WCIU and danced the salsa with Mario Lopez on national television. Nancy’s children are singers and actors who work in the Chicago professional theatre community and have recorded music and videos as Nancy Hays & The Heffernans. www.NancyHays.com




Nancy Hays News

Nancy Hays and Mary Heffernan Will Perform a Mother's Day Concert Next Month Photo Nancy Hays and Mary Heffernan Will Perform a Mother's Day Concert Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022

Actress and musical entertainer Nancy Hays and her daughter Mary Heffernan will perform a special Mother's Day Concert on Saturday, May 7th and Sunday, May 8th, presenting songs from the famed 'Live at the London Palladium' concert which featured Judy Garland on stage with her own 18 year-old daughter - Liza Minnelli, in November of 1964.

Chicago Hosts First Ever Cabaret Week This May Photo Chicago Hosts First Ever Cabaret Week This May
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 2, 2022

Cabaret has been at the heartbeat of Chicago’s nightclub scene for more than a century. Come hear blues, jazz, American songbook, burlesque, French music, pop, comedy and Broadway by some of Chicago's finest artists during the first-ever Chicago Cabaret Week, May 6-16, 2022. This series features 15 shows in a variety of music venues around Chicago. All performances are ticketed between $15 and $30. A complete schedule and ticket information available at www.chicagocabaretweek.org. 

Greenhouse Theater Will No Longer Produce Shows, Following Backlash From its Producti Photo Greenhouse Theater Will No Longer Produce Shows, Following Backlash From its Production of JUDY & LIZA
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2020

William Spatz, the co-owner of the Greenhouse Theater Center, will no longer produce theater at the multi-space Lincoln Park venue located at 2257 N. Lincoln Ave

Greenhouse Theater Center Closes JUDY & LIZA Due to Safety Concerns From the Communit Photo Greenhouse Theater Center Closes JUDY & LIZA Due to Safety Concerns From the Community
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2020

Greenhouse Theater Center is shutting down is production of JUDY & LIZA - ONCE IN A LIFETIME: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT - A TRIBUTE after receiving messages of safety concerns from members of the community.

Greenhouse Theater Center Presents JUDY & LIZA " ONCE IN A LIFETIME: THE LONDON PAL Photo Greenhouse Theater Center Presents JUDY & LIZA " ONCE IN A LIFETIME: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT " A TRIBUTE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2020

JUDY & LIZA - ONCE IN A LIFETIME: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT - A TRIBUTE will resume performances at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL, on July 24, moving from its original performance space to the spacious ground-floor Main Stage.

JUDY & LIZA - ONCE IN A LIFETIME Tribute Concert Comes to Greenhouse Theater Center Photo JUDY & LIZA - ONCE IN A LIFETIME Tribute Concert Comes to Greenhouse Theater Center
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2020

JUDY & LIZA - ONCE IN A LIFETIME: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT - A TRIBUTE will be presented at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL from March 5 to April 5, 2020. Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm, with a special press opening performance at 3 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2020 (no evening performance on March 7) and matinees on Thursdays, March 19 and 26 at 2 pm in place of evening performances on those two days. The engagement is co-produced by Greenhouse Theater Center and Nancy Hays Entertainment, Inc.

Pride Films and Plays' 2019 SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Benefit Adds Performers to the Lineup Photo Pride Films and Plays' 2019 SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Benefit Adds Performers to the Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2019

Pride Films and Plays' annual fall benefit, SIMPLY SENSATIONAL, celebrates theater artists who have had a tremendous impact on all they work with.  This year's event will honor a beloved figure in the Chicago theater scene a?"Robert Ollis, musical director of many shows with Pride Films and Plays, Underscore Theatre Company, Bailiwick Repertory, Bailiwick Chicago, the Casting Auction Players and many other companies and events. Ollis will be the honoree as well as music director of the Company's annual fundraising concert, SIMPLY SENSATIONAL, on Monday, November 4 in The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway.

Pride Films and Plays Benefit to Salute Music Director Robert Ollis Photo Pride Films and Plays Benefit to Salute Music Director Robert Ollis
by Julie Musbach - Oct 2, 2019

Pride Films and Plays' annual fall benefit, SIMPLY SENSATIONAL, celebrates theater artists who have had a tremendous impact on all they work with.

Music Theater Works presents HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Photo Music Theater Works presents HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2019

Music Theater Works presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 8 through June 16, 2019.

BWW Review: JUDY & LIZA: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT- A TRIBUTE at The Palace Theate Photo BWW Review: JUDY & LIZA: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT- A TRIBUTE at The Palace Theater
by Scott Rawson - Oct 18, 2018

November, 1964, for two nights only, two iconic performers came together to perform in song, mother and daughter live at the London Palladium, Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli. Nearly 54 years later, as their legacy lives on you can experience this concert at the Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells.