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Paula Leggett Chase

Also Credited As: Paula Leggett (i)
 
Birth Place:
Evansville, IN, USA
Bio:
Paula Leggett Chase was a member of the original Broadway casts of Crazy For You, Damn Yankees!, Kiss Me, Kate, The Pajama Game, Curtains, Bye, Bye, Birdie and On The 20th Century. PLC was in the final cast of the original Broadway run of A Chorus Line and replaced in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 02, 1961 (60)

Birth Place: Evansville, IN, USA

Bio:
Paula Leggett Chase was a member of the original Broadway casts of Crazy For You, Damn Yankees!, Kiss Me, Kate, The Pajama Game, Curtains, Bye, Bye, Birdie and On The 20th Century. PLC was in the final cast of the original Broadway run of A Chorus Line and replaced in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Ensemble
  [Chicago]
Pre-Broadway Run, 2018
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Concert Production, 2017
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Performer
  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2013
Baroness Elberfeld
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2009
Gloria Rasputin
Parent/Reporter
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Marjorie Cook
Carmen Bernstein (Understudy)
Jessica Cranshaw (Understudy)
Georgia Hendricks (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2006
Brenda
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Muriel (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Performer (Swing)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Betty
Meg Boyd (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Mitzi
Irene Roth (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1975
Vicki [Replacement]
Linda [Replacement]
Sheila Bryant (Understudy) [Replacement]
Kristine Urich (Understudy) [Replacement]
Judy Turner (Understudy) [Replacement]

Photos

Dashiell Chase, Paula Leggett Chase, Vocal and Dance Arrangements David Chase and Kyl Photo

Dashiell Chase, Paula Leggett Chase, Vocal and Dance Arrangements David Chase and Kyler Chase

From: 
Date:
02/11/2022
Shina Ann Morris, Leslie Donna Flesner, Sissy Bell, Diana Vaden, Katherina Papacostas Photo

Shina Ann Morris, Leslie Donna Flesner, Sissy Bell, Diana Vaden, Katherina Papacostas, Britney Coleman and Paula Leggett Chase

From: 
Date:
04/24/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Ensemble

  [Chicago]
Pre-Broadway Run, 2018
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Concert Production, 2017
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Performer

  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2013
Baroness Elberfeld

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2009
Gloria Rasputin

Parent/Reporter

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Marjorie Cook

Carmen Bernstein (Understudy)

Jessica Cranshaw (Understudy)

Georgia Hendricks (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2006
Brenda

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Muriel (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Performer (Swing)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Betty

Meg Boyd (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Mitzi

Irene Roth (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1975
Vicki [Replacement]

Linda [Replacement]

Sheila Bryant (Understudy) [Replacement]

Kristine Urich (Understudy) [Replacement]

Judy Turner (Understudy) [Replacement]

Paula Leggett Chase Biography

Paula Leggett Chase was a member of the original Broadway casts of Crazy For You, Damn Yankees!, Kiss Me, Kate, The Pajama Game, Curtains, Bye, Bye, Birdie and On The 20th Century. PLC was in the final cast of the original Broadway run of A Chorus Line and replaced in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Tours: Cabaret (with Joel Grey) and A Chorus Line. She has starred in numerous regional productions across the country. TV appearances include Law and Order, Younger, Bored to Death, 30 Rock, Unforgettable, and As the World Turn, The Sound of Music, Live as well as two seasons on PBS' Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?

Paula Leggett Chase Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Paula Leggett Chase, The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Paula Leggett Chase News

Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN Photo Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN
by Bruce Glikas - Feb 11, 2022

The Broadway revival of The Music Man opened at the Winter Garden Theatre last night, February 10, starring Tony-winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. Check out photos from the red carpet here!

The Drinkwaters Brothers to Play THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE IN CONCERT at Feinstein's/54  Photo The Drinkwaters Brothers to Play THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE IN CONCERT at Feinstein's/54 Below December 29th
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 7, 2021

A Broadway classic gets the concert treatment, led by some very classy fellas.

Casting Announced For THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Casting Announced For THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021

The leading male roles of the identical twin Antipholus brothers will be played by real-life identical twins John and Matthew Drinkwater, the young musical duo who have become stars of the internet and have performed at major New York venues including Birdland, Feinstein's/54 Below, The Green Room 42, The Town Hall, and Don't Tell Mama.

The 10th Annual CHRISTMAS SING ALONG, Returns Live This Holiday Season Photo The 10th Annual CHRISTMAS SING ALONG, Returns Live This Holiday Season
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2021

THE 10TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SING ALONG show, an Upper West Side holiday favorite held annually at the historic Broadway Presbyterian Church at W114th and Broadway, returns live and in-person on Sunday, December 5th at 5:30 PM EST.

Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - WAITRESS, COMPANY, Laura Dr Photo Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - WAITRESS, COMPANY, Laura Dreyfuss, Abigail Barlow & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2021

Check out this week's top ten TikToks, featuring Waitress, Company, Bridgerton & more!

WATCH: Paula Leggett Chase & David Chase Featured On STOPTIME:Live In The Moment Podc Photo WATCH: Paula Leggett Chase & David Chase Featured On STOPTIME:Live In The Moment Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021

STOPTIME:Live in the Moment host Lisa Hopkins speaks with Broadway veterans Paula Leggett Chase and David Chase about love, life, music, dance and what living in the moment means to them.

THE 9th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SING ALONG Moves Online Photo THE 9th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SING ALONG Moves Online
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2020

The CHRISTMAS SING ALONG show, a live Upper West Side holiday favorite held annually at the historic Broadway Presbyterian Church at W114th and Broadway, moves online this year. Celebrating the holidays with music, dance, humor and art along with personal stories of holidays near and far, from recent and long ago-the show aims to gather us together, once again.

VIDEO: Regional Spotlight Shines on Music Theatre Wichita on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Regional Spotlight Shines on Music Theatre Wichita on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 22, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (2pm) for Regional Theatre Spotlight On: Music Theatre Wichita - Wichita, KS.  Host Wayne Bryan is joined by Paula Leggett Chase, Vincent Corazza, Thomas W. Douglas, Kim Huber, Damon Kirsche, Brian J. Marcum, Karen Robu and Thom Sesma. 

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: August 22-23- with Terrence Mann, Andrea Martin and Mor Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: August 22-23- with Terrence Mann, Andrea Martin and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 22, 2020

Today (August 22-23) in live streaming: Rachel Bay Jones sings with Seth Rudetsky, the Pippin cast reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!

THE INHERITANCE, A STRANGE LOOP, and More Take Home 2020 Drama Desk Awards; Check Out Photo THE INHERITANCE, A STRANGE LOOP, and More Take Home 2020 Drama Desk Awards; Check Out the Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 13, 2020

Tune in right here at 7:30pm to watch The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards and check back for a full list of winners, updating live!

Paula Leggett Chase Videos

VIDEO: Watch Highlights From THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malone VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights From THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malone
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2020

Transport Group's The Unsinkable Molly Brown opened last month at Abrons Arts Center, starring Tony Award nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home) as Molly Brown!

VIDEO: TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' on Good Morning America VideoVIDEO: TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' on Good Morning America
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2019

The cast of the Tony-nominated musical Tootsie brought Dorothy Michaels to Good Morning America this morning to perform the show's number 'Unstoppable' with its Tony-nominated star, Santino Fontana! Check out the full video below!

VIDEO: LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Goes Behind the Scenes of TOOTSIE VideoVIDEO: LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Goes Behind the Scenes of TOOTSIE
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2019

On today's episode of 'Broadway Week' on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan,' Kelly Ripa goes behind the scenes of 'Tootsie.' She sits down with Santino Fontana, and even tries to take home his character's iconic red dress!

BWW TV: TOOTSIE's John Behlmann Takes Over Instagram For Opening Night! VideoBWW TV: TOOTSIE's John Behlmann Takes Over Instagram For Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2019

Last night, Dorothy Michaels officially came to Broadway with the opening of Tootsie at the Marquis Theatre, and cast member John Behlmann took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story all throughout the most important night and gave us an inside look at everything from pre-show to the after party! If you missed all the fun (or just want to relive it all again), we've compiled footage from the takeover; check it all out below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of TOOTSIE on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of TOOTSIE on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2019

TOOTSIE began previews on Broadway on Friday, March 29th and will officially open tonight, April 23rd. Check out highlights of the cast on action below!

VIDEO: BroadwayCon Gives Us a First Look at TOOTSIE VideoVIDEO: BroadwayCon Gives Us a First Look at TOOTSIE
by Stage Tube - Jan 13, 2019

Today, during day three of BroadwayCon, fans were given the unique chance to catch a First Look at some of the most talked-about new shows on Broadway: Beetlejuice, Hadestown, Kiss Me, Kate, Tootsie, and more, hosted by Tootsie's Julie Halston. Watch the performance from Tootsie below!

BWW TV: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, David Yazbek and More Talk Bringing TOOTSIE fr VideoBWW TV: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, David Yazbek and More Talk Bringing TOOTSIE from the Screen to Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 5, 2018

BroadwayWorld was on site when the cast and creative of the new comedy musical, Tootsie, which will play a pre-Broadway engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre from September 11th - October 14th, met the press! Watch stars Lilli Cooper and Santino Fotana, as well as composer/lyricist David Yazbek talk about bringing the production from the silver screen to the stage in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 08/30 - Iiiiiit's Paula Leggett Chase's Birthday!
by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2016

Today is the birthday of Paula Leggett Chase, a woman who exemplifies the possibilities for an all-singing and all-dancing Broadway actress to take to the screen.

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with the Cast and Crew of SOUTH PACIFIC at Music Theatre Wichita
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2014

Music Theatre Wichita opened its 43rd summer season this week with the first of its five large-scale productions, Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific. Check out a video of the cast and crew backstage below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Music Theatre Wichita's SOUTH PACIFIC with Erin Mackey
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2014

Music Theatre Wichita opened its 43rd summer season this week with the first of its five large-scale productions, Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific. Check out highlights below!


Paula Leggett Chase Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Paula Leggett Chase been in?
Paula Leggett Chase has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

How many West End shows has Paula Leggett Chase been in?
Paula Leggett Chase has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Paula Leggett Chase been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Unsinkable Molly Brown .