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Nia Vardalos

 
Date of Birth: September 24, 1962 (59)

Birth Place: Manitoba, ON, CANADA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater Encore Engagement, 2017
Sugar
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere at The Public Theater, 2016
Sugar
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2006
Mary

Writing

Playwright

Photos

Nia Vardalos, Michael Orland Photo

Nia Vardalos, Michael Orland

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11/19/2019
Chef Roy Choi, Jon Favreau, Hutchi Hancock, Laura Bell Bundy, Gina Torres, writer/per Photo

Chef Roy Choi, Jon Favreau, Hutchi Hancock, Laura Bell Bundy, Gina Torres, writer/performer John Leguizamo, actors Laurence Fishburne, Cedric the Entertainer, Nia Vardalos, Jeri Ryan, Edward James Olmos and Olympian Michelle Kwan

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09/09/2019
Cedric the Entertainer and Nia Vardalos Photo

Cedric the Entertainer and Nia Vardalos

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Date:
09/09/2019
John Leguizamo, Cedric the Entertainer and Nia Vardalos Photo

John Leguizamo, Cedric the Entertainer and Nia Vardalos

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Date:
09/09/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater Encore Engagement, 2017
Sugar

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere at The Public Theater, 2016
Sugar

  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2006
Mary

Writing
Playwright





Nia Vardalos News

VIDEO: Netflix Shares THE CURSE OF BRIDGE HOLLOW Trailer Starring Marlon Wayans & Pri Photo VIDEO: Netflix Shares THE CURSE OF BRIDGE HOLLOW Trailer Starring Marlon Wayans & Priah Ferguson
by Michael Major - Sep 14, 2022

Netflix has shared the trailer for The Curse of Bridge Hollow. The cast includes Marlon Wayans, Priah Ferguson, Kelly Rowland, Rob Riggle, John Michael Higgins, Nia Vardalos, Lauren Lapkus, Holly J. Barrett, Myles Vincent Perez, Abi Monterey, and Helen Slayton-Hughes. Watch the new video trailer now!

Audible and Broadway Video to Present New Slate of Star-Studded Scripted Comedy Podca Photo Audible and Broadway Video to Present New Slate of Star-Studded Scripted Comedy Podcasts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

Audible Inc. has announced a new slate of original comedy podcasts with longtime collaborators, Broadway Video Enterprises. In addition to new originals, Audible greenlit the second season of the hit Audible Original, Hot White Heist.

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Comes to Theatre Tallahassee in September Photo TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Comes to Theatre Tallahassee in September
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2022

Tiny Beautiful Things comes to Theatre Tallahassee next month. Performances run September 16 - October 2, 2022. The play is based on the book by CHERYL STRAYED, adapted for the stage by NIA VARDALOS.

GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S CABINET OF CURIOSITIES Sets October Netflix Premiere Photo GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S CABINET OF CURIOSITIES Sets October Netflix Premiere
by Michael Major - Aug 15, 2022

In CABINET OF CURIOSITIES, acclaimed Academy Award-winning filmmaker and creator, executive producer and co-showrunner Guillermo del Toro has curated a collection of unprecedented and genre-defining stories meant to challenge our traditional notions of horror. Watch a new video first look at the series now!

Photos: First Look at THE CURSE OF BRIDGE HOLLOW Starring Marlon Wayans & Priah Fergu Photo Photos: First Look at THE CURSE OF BRIDGE HOLLOW Starring Marlon Wayans & Priah Ferguson
by Michael Major - Aug 2, 2022

Check out first look photos from The Curse of Bridge Hollow, which follows a father (Marlon Wayans) and his daughter (Priah Ferguson) who are forced to join to save their town after an ancient spirit that causes Halloween decorations to come to life. The cast also includes Kelly Rowland, Rob Riggle, John Michael Higgins, Lauren Lapkus, and more.

Listen: Amir Arison Talks THE KITE RUNNER and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS Photo Listen: Amir Arison Talks THE KITE RUNNER and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jul 11, 2022

Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. The latest episode features Amir Arison! Amir talked about The Kite Runner and more!

Feature: SAMANTHA CORMIER: Multifaceted Thespian Showcases One-Woman Show at Invisibl Photo Feature: SAMANTHA CORMIER: Multifaceted Thespian Showcases One-Woman Show at Invisible Theatre
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Jun 22, 2022

Even so, what sets her apart from fellow actors is the catalog of engagements she drums up away from the spotlight. Sam (as locals fondly call her) is a gifted, do-it-all thespian: a scenic designer who thinks like a director, a choreographer who innovates posthaste, and a handywoman with a soft spot for power tools. That's not all. A buoyant charm that conspires with a quicksilver pace makes Samantha Cormier the quintessential youth leader of many a theater camp, a role she relishes during the off-season. I'm not sure there's someone more absorbed in various aspects of the theater year-round.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring the Regional Premiere of AI Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring the Regional Premiere of AIN'T NO MO' & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

Baltimore Center Stage has announced the complete 2022/23 Season, celebrating BCS’s 60th Anniversary. The season will feature artists such as Thornton Wilder, Stevie Walker-Webb, Jordan E. Cooper, Lili-Anne Brown, Nia Vardalos, Stori Ayers, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, María Irene Fornés and more.

The Provincetown Theater Announces 2022 Lineup Including The  World Premiere of Sarah Photo The Provincetown Theater Announces 2022 Lineup Including The World Premiere of Sarah Schulman's THE LADY HAMLET
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2022

One of the oldest regional theaters on Cape Cod surges forward into 2022. While the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the performing arts due to physical distancing requirements and the closure of physical venues, the Provincetown Theater survived the crisis and made critical investments in staffing and the institution.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati to Present Regional Premiere of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Photo Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati to Present Regional Premiere of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati will close its 2021-2022 Season with the regional premiere drama Tiny Beautiful Things. Based on the acclaimed book by Cheryl Strayed (author of the best-selling book Wild), this story was brilliantly adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos, the Academy Award-nominated writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

Nia Vardalos Videos

VIDEO: First Look at TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at George Street Playhouse VideoVIDEO: First Look at TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at George Street Playhouse
by Stage Tube - May 9, 2021

George Street Playhouse is continuing the season with Tiny Beautiful Things, a heart-tugging production based on the best-selling novel by Cheryl Strayed. Oscar-nominated writer, Nia Vardalos adapts Strayed's book based on the Dear Sugar advice column into an enrapturing and uplifting play that surges with emotion.

VIDEO: See Lea Michele Hula in a Clip From SAME TIME, NEXT CHRISTMAS VideoVIDEO: See Lea Michele Hula in a Clip From SAME TIME, NEXT CHRISTMAS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 29, 2019

ABC has shared a preview of their upcoming film a?oeSame Time, Next Christmasa?? starring Lea Michele! The clip features Michele's character, Olivia, and Charles Michael Davis' character Jeff at a Luau together. Jeff coaxes Olivia to get up and dance the Hawaiian Christmas hula!

VIDEO: Watch Lea Michele in the Teaser Trailer For ABC Holiday Film SAME TIME, NEXT C VideoVIDEO: Watch Lea Michele in the Teaser Trailer For ABC Holiday Film SAME TIME, NEXT CHRISTMAS
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2019

Lea Michele stars in the upcoming ABC holiday film, 'Same Time, Next Christmas,' which premieres on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 9:00-11:00 p.m. EST.

BWW Exclusive: Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & More Tribute Bernadette Peters at THES VideoBWW Exclusive: Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & More Tribute Bernadette Peters at THESPIANS GO HOLLYWOOD Gala
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2019

Broadway legend Bernadette Peters was honored with the Craig Zadan Theatre for Life Award by the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) at the annual star-studded Thespians Go Hollywood Gala held on Monday, November 18, at The Avalon in Hollywood, California. Over 300 people were on hand to help raise more than $180,000 that will support ETF's national theatre education programs for schools in need.

VIDEO: Cast and Creative Talk TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at The Old Globe VideoVIDEO: Cast and Creative Talk TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at The Old Globe
by Alan Henry - Feb 28, 2019

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS opened at Old Globe in San Diego, California on February 9 and is running through March 17, 2019. Based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things follows the relationships between an anonymous advice columnist named Sugar and the many real-life readers who pour out their hearts to her. Academy Award nominee Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) adapts Strayed's book into an enrapturing and uplifting play that surges with emotion and is called by Variety 'a theatrical hug in turbulent times.' Tiny Beautiful Things is about reaching when you're stuck, recovering when you're broken, and finding the courage to ask the questions that are hardest to answer. Tissues recommended. Contains strong language and adult content.

Theater Talk: Nia Vardalos & Marshall Heyman Talk TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS VideoTheater Talk: Nia Vardalos & Marshall Heyman Talk TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by Theater Talk - Nov 20, 2017

'Tiny Beautiful Things' writer/actor Nia Vardalos and co-conceiver Marshall Heyman discuss their theatrical adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's bestselling book, with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Tony-winning playwright Warren Leight. Next, Scott Alan Evans, executive artistic director of The Actors Company Theatre (TACT), Trustee at The No l Coward Foundation Geoffrey Johnson, and actress Kristine Nielsen discuss the never-produced No l Coward play 'Salute to the Brave,' with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Donna Hanover.

VIDEO: Nia Vardalos Talks BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING Sequel, Coming to DVD
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 21, 2016

‚ÄúMy Big Fat Greek Wedding‚ÄĚ was a sleeper smash hit in 2002, and now the 2016 sequel, ‚ÄúMy Big Fat Greek Wedding 2,‚ÄĚ is coming out on DVD.

VIDEO: Nia Vardalos Talks Inspiration Behind MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 23, 2016

Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric interviewed hilarious actress, screenwriter, director and producer Nia Vardalos to discuss the highly anticipated film MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2.

VIDEO: Nia Vardalos' Real-Life Family Didn't Behave on Set of 'BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2'
by - Mar 23, 2016

Nia Vardalos stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT and shared that her real-life family played extras in the new film MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 and they didn't always behave on set.

VIDEO: Nia Vardalos Talks Returning to BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING on 'Today'
by - Mar 21, 2016

Vardalos stopped by this morning's TODAY to chat about what went into writing the script and how it felt to be back on the set after more than a decade.


Nia Vardalos Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Nia Vardalos been in?
Nia Vardalos has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Nia Vardalos been in?
Nia Vardalos has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Nia Vardalos written?
Nia Vardalos has written 1 shows including Tiny Beautiful Things (Playwright).