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Nina Hennessey

 
Bio:
NINA HENNESSEY Broadway:Bye Bye Birdie, Cats, Les Miserables, Dreamgirls, Snoopy, Woman of the Year,Chess AFA Concert,The Best Little Whorehouse in Tx AFA Concert Off-Broadway:Sheba, Dali, Cummings&Goings, Close Enough for Jazz, Odyssey, Sweet Mainstreet , Radio City Music Hall ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
NINA HENNESSEY Broadway:Bye Bye Birdie, Cats, Les Miserables, Dreamgirls, Snoopy, Woman of the Year,Chess AFA Concert,The Best Little Whorehouse in Tx AFA Concert Off-Broadway:Sheba, Dali, Cummings&Goings, Close Enough for Jazz, Odyssey, Sweet Mainstreet , Radio City Music Hall ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2009
Performer (Swing)
Gloria Rasputin (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2006
Choir
Reporter
Melvin Thorpe Singer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Performer
  [New York]
Lost Musicals Concert, 2005
Janice Dayton
  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2003
Choir
CHESS Choir
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1985
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Griddlebone [Replacement]
Jellylorum [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Dave & The Sweethearts [Replacement]
One of "The Sweethearts" [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Ensemble [Replacement]
Chorus [Replacement]
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1981
Performer

Photos

Martin Vidnovic, Sally Mayes, James Jackson, Jr. and Nina Hennessey Photo

Martin Vidnovic, Sally Mayes, James Jackson, Jr. and Nina Hennessey

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03/11/2020
Nina Hennessey, Christy Tarr-McVey Photo

Nina Hennessey, Christy Tarr-McVey

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02/20/2020
Nina Hennessey Photo

Nina Hennessey

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02/20/2020
Nina Hennessey, J. Mark McVey Photo

Nina Hennessey, J. Mark McVey

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02/20/2020
Christy Tarr-McVey, Nina Hennessey Photo

Christy Tarr-McVey, Nina Hennessey

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Date:
02/20/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2009
Performer (Swing)

Gloria Rasputin (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2006
Choir

Reporter

Melvin Thorpe Singer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Performer

  [New York]
Lost Musicals Concert, 2005
Janice Dayton

  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2003
Choir

CHESS Choir

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1985
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Griddlebone [Replacement]

Jellylorum [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Dave & The Sweethearts [Replacement]

One of "The Sweethearts" [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Ensemble [Replacement]

Chorus [Replacement]

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1981
Performer

Nina Hennessey Biography

NINA HENNESSEY

Broadway:Bye Bye Birdie, Cats, Les Miserables, Dreamgirls, Snoopy, Woman of the Year,Chess AFA Concert,The Best Little Whorehouse in Tx AFA Concert

Off-Broadway:Sheba, Dali, Cummings&Goings, Close Enough for Jazz, Odyssey, Sweet Mainstreet , Radio City Music Hall

Regional: Silk Stockings, Lady in the Dark, Cinderella, Fanny, Gift of the Magi, Tintypes, Three Musketeers, Miracles in Glastonbury National Tour: Annie

Television: Law & Order, One Life to Live, Another World, All My Children, The Rosie O’Donnell Show, Late Night with David Letterman, The Today Show

Recordings: Nina Hennessey With A Song (2013 BroadwayWorldCabaret Award for Best CD), Hair ,Cast Album(2006Grammy Nomination); Out of Nowhere, The Two Siberians; The Web, Tropical Escape-Craig Peyton; Dancing with the Lion, Andreas Vollenweider;

Concerts: Birdland- Ray Marchica & Nina Hennessey Group
Lyrics & Lyricists @ The 92nd St. Y
Symphonic and Solo Concerts with Marvin Hamlisch




Nina Hennessey News

TAKING MY TURN In Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Starring Rema Webb, Karen Ziemba an Photo TAKING MY TURN In Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Starring Rema Webb, Karen Ziemba and More is Now on YouTube
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2020

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presented a first-time ever NYC concert event celebrating the songs from the musical Taking My Turn on March 9, 2020. The concert featured George Dvorsky (Scarlet Pimpernel, Passion), Nina Hennessey (Cats, Dreamgirls), James Jackson, Jr. (A Strange Loop), Sally Mayes (She Loves Me, Closer Than Ever) and more!

Photo Flash: Rema Webb, George Dvorsky and More in TAKING MY TURN in Concert at Feins Photo Photo Flash: Rema Webb, George Dvorsky and More in TAKING MY TURN in Concert at Feinstein's/54Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2020

A first-time ever NYC concert event celebrating the songs from the musical Taking My Turn was presented at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, on March 9th.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2020

Linda Eder, Alice Ripley, David Yazbek Ft. Lilli Cooper and More are Heading to Feins Photo Linda Eder, Alice Ripley, David Yazbek Ft. Lilli Cooper and More are Heading to Feinstein's/54 Below This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

BWW Review: DIFFERENT PERSONALITIES (J. MARK MCVEY; ALEXIS COLE) FIND A HOME at Birdl Photo BWW Review: DIFFERENT PERSONALITIES (J. MARK MCVEY; ALEXIS COLE) FIND A HOME at Birdland
by Rob Lester - Feb 27, 2020

J. Mark McVey's reference point was Broadway (mostly) with some bombast, with a band and guests, while Alexis Cole showed that less can be more with relaxed, classy jazz stylings.

Photo Flash: J. Mark McVey In Concert At Birdland Photo Photo Flash: J. Mark McVey In Concert At Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 20, 2020

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented J. Mark McVey in concert on Monday, February 17.

Martin Vidnovic, Rema Webb and James Jackson, Jr. Join Company for TAKING MY TURN in  Photo Martin Vidnovic, Rema Webb and James Jackson, Jr. Join Company for TAKING MY TURN in Concert at Feinstein's/54Below
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2020

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a first-time ever NYC concert event celebrating the songs from the musical Taking My Turn.

J. Mark McVey Comes to Birdland Jazz Club Photo J. Mark McVey Comes to Birdland Jazz Club
by Stephi Wild - Feb 9, 2020

Back by Popular Demand! J. Mark Mcvey (Jean Valjean, Les Mis) will be appearing at Birdland Jazz Club Monday, February 17th @7PM.

TAKING MY TURN In Concert Announced At Feinstein's/54 Below Photo TAKING MY TURN In Concert Announced At Feinstein's/54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 14, 2020

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a first-time ever NYC concert event featuring the songs from the musical Taking My Turn.

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents First-Time Ever NYC Concert Event Featuring the Songs F Photo Feinstein's/54 Below Presents First-Time Ever NYC Concert Event Featuring the Songs From TAKING MY TURN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a first-time ever NYC concert event featuring the songs from Taking My Turn! The score from the Outer Critics Circle Award-winning musical will be celebrated in what's sure to be an extraordinary and memorable evening. The concert will feature Brenda Braxton (Smokey Joe's Café, Chicago), Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark), George Dvorsky (Scarlet Pimpernel, Passion), Nina Hennessey (Cats, Dreamgirls), Sally Mayes (She Loves Me, Closer Than Ever), Alan Wager (Beauty and the Beast), Andre Ward (Escape To Margaritaville, Rock of Ages), and  Karen Ziemba (Bullets Over Broadway, Chicago).

Nina Hennessey Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from the 2013 BroadwayWorld New York Cabaret Awards at Joe's Pub!
by Stephen Hanks - Mar 1, 2014

On Sunday February 23 at Joe's Pub, BroadwayWorld.com celebrated the best New York cabaret performers, performances and shows during 2013 as voted on by more than 7,500 fans at the end of last year. With BroadwayWorld's lead New York cabaret columnist and reviewer Stephen Hanks as the host, many of the Award winners appeared to perform, and as you'll see in these videos they put on an amazingly entertaining show.

BWW TV: BYE BYE BIRDIE Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway with the Cake Diva!
by Robert Diamond - Jan 12, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company's (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) limited engagement of Bye Bye Birdie will play its final performance on Sunday, January 24th at 2:00 PM.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek of BYE BYE BIRDIE's Big Opening Night!
by Craig Brockman - Oct 17, 2009

Bye Bye Birdie celebrated Opening Night on Thursday, October 15th at the new Henry Miller's Theatre (124 West 43rd Street). Bye Bye Birdie stars John Stamos, Gina Gershon, Bill Irwin & Nolan Gerard Funk with Jayne Houdyshell, Dee Hoty, Matt Doyle, Jake Evan Schwencke and Alllie Trimm. BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat were on hand to welcome the revival and bring you this MEGA preview featuring interviews with the cast, creative and tons of clips to satisfy even the most rabid 'Birdie' fans!


Nina Hennessey Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Nina Hennessey been in?
Nina Hennessey has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Nina Hennessey been in?
Nina Hennessey has not appeared in the West End