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Rachel Roberts

Date of Death: November 26, 1980 (53)

Birth Place: Llanelli, WALES

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Rachel Roberts STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
1979
Mother Peter

[Broadway]
1975
Mrs. Wicksteed

[Broadway]
1973
Francine

[Broadway]
1973
Claire Zachanassian

[West End]
Original London Production, 1964
Performer


Rachel Roberts Awards and Nominations


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play

Rachel Roberts, Habeas Corpus


winner
Evening Standard Awards - 1972 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress

Rachel RobertsAlpha Beta

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A Festival Of New, Original Works ARTSLAB: COLLIDE To Be Presented At 107 Redfern

Experience a collision of new creative works at Shopfront Arts Co-Op's ArtsLab: Collide festival. Discover new pieces in theatre, puppetry, dance, film, visual art, and musical theatre at 107 Redfern from March 14-24.
BWW Blog: KINKY BOOTS at Baldwin Wallace �" Much More than an Academic Premiere

Baldwin Wallace was the first University to secure the rights for producing Kinky Boots in 2019.
Melbourne Knowledge Week Announces Arts House Program

In a new partnership with Melbourne Knowledge Week, Arts House will introduce fresh dangers that look at the dizzying maze of digital extremism and present the notorious video game that puts players in the shoes of a refugee escaping detention. The internationally acclaimed one man show, The Believers Are But Brothers, created by iconoclastic UK theatremaker, Javaad Alipoor, will lead audiences deep into an electronic labyrinth of terrorists, neofascists and fantasists.
Cast Announced For The Revival Of MAGGIE MAY at the Finborough Theatre

SDWC Productions announce the full cast for the revival of the hit British musical Maggie May. With music and lyrics by Lionel Bart and book by renowned dramatist Alun Owen, Maggie May has not been seen on the professional stage in London since its 1964 premiere at the Adelphi Theatre.
Art Meets Science at The Joan

The worlds of science and theatre will collide at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre with double headline theatre extravaganza Back to Back (15 March - 24 March, 2018). The show will feature How I Saved the Western Black Rhino, an uplifting call to action on wildlife extinction, alongside Everything You Ever Wanted, exploring extreme diet culture.
Rubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE

On the heels of a thrilling performance by Phantom star DAVIS GAINES, the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with a concert starring Emmy Award-winner and multiple-Tony nominee NANCY DUSSAULT in MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE. Perhaps best known to audiences as the first host of "Good Morning America," and for her co-starring role on TV on "Too Close for Comfort," Dussault's remarkable career began on the stage. Her concert includes anecdotes about Dussault's remarkable career and songs by many of her favorite composers, such as Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, Burton Lane and Stephen Sondheim. Dussault's extraordinary musicality and comedic storytelling infuse new meaning into beloved classics such as "Getting Married Today," "Look to the Rainbow," "Old Friend" and her iconic "Make Someone Happy." Nancy is joined by Musical Director Christopher Marlowe and Director Valentine Mayer. NANCY DUSSAULT: MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE comes to Ventura for three-performances-only: Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m.
Nancy Dussault in MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE at Feinstein's/54 Below

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Nancy Dussault in "MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE" on September 27, 2016 @ 7:00PM. Nancy will take the audience on a musical journey, returning to those heady days of her Broadway life. Expect this Golden Age leading lady to sing the brilliant songs of Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, Burton Lane, and Stephen Sondheim. You'll also get to re-live the time when she introduced the classic, "Make Someone Happy". Nancy will regale with tales of being the first co-host of Good Morning America, co-starring in the New Dick Van Dyke show, and starring with Ted Knight in "Too Close For Comfort", before returning to Broadway in Side By Side By Sondheim and Into The Woods. In "My Life-Upon The Wicked Stage" Dussault brings her musicality, comedic storytelling, and unique personal accessibility to songs including "Getting Married Today", "Look To The Rainbow", "Where Is The Tribe For Me", "Old Friend" and of course, " Make Someone Happy".
BWW Review: A SUBJECT OF SCANDAL AND CONCERN, Finborough Theatre, May 23 2016

Gary Naylor sees a fine revival of a play that was of its time in the buttoned up, pre-Beatles 1960s, but has much to say to audiences in 2016.
Jamie Muscato to Lead London Premiere of A SUBJECT OF SCANDAL AND CONCERN, MAY 22

2016 marks the 60th anniversary of John Osborne's renowned Look Back in Anger.
Houston Symphony Announces Ima Hogg Competition Semifinalists

HOUSTON (April 19, 2016) – Semifinalists for the 41st annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition were announced Tuesday by the Houston Symphony and the Houston Symphony League. Contestants will battle for the top prize and the opportunity to perform on the stage of Jones Hall with the Houston Symphony in an orchestra-run multi-instrument competition. This year's semifinalists represent some of the nation's most cosmopolitan cities – including Houston – and bear exceptional accomplishments.
Finborough Theatre to Present John Osborne's A SUBJECT OF SCANDAL

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the London premiere - and the first production in over 40 years - of John Osborne's A Subject Of Scandal And Concern will run at the Finborough Theatre, playing nine Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 22 May 2016 (Press Night: Monday, 23 May 2016 at 7.30pm)
Unicorn Theatre's Purni Morell Directs ALPHA BETA at Finborough, Now thru July 19

The first major revival of Ted Whitehead's Alpha Beta since 1972, directed by Unicorn Theatre Artistic Director Purni Morell, opens at the Finborough Theatre for a five week season tonight, 18 June, 2015 (Press Nights: Tuesday 23, June and Wednesday, 24 June at 7.30pm).
Bravo Productions Brings THE SOUND OF MUSIC to Randolph Road Theatre This Weekend

Bravo Productions is delighted to join scores of theatrical companies across America in presenting Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic, The Sound of Music, during the 50th anniversary year of the movie debut.
Cast Announced for ALPHA BETA at Finborough Theatre

The first major revival of Ted Whitehead's Alpha Beta since 1972, directed by Unicorn Theatre Artistic Director Purni Morell, opens at the Finborough Theatre for a five week season on Thursday, 18 June, 2015 (Press Nights: Tuesday 23, June and Wednesday, 24 June at 7.30pm)
Bravo Productions to Present THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Randolph Road Theatre, 6/6-7

Bravo Productions is delighted to join scores of theatrical companies across America in presenting Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic, The Sound of Music, during the 50th anniversary year of the movie debut.
Unicorn Theatre's Purni Morell to Direct ALPHA BETA at Finborough, June 18-July 19

The first major revival of Ted Whitehead's Alpha Beta since 1972, directed by Unicorn Theatre Artistic Director Purni Morell, opens at the Finborough Theatre for a five week season on Thursday, 18 June, 2015 (Press Nights: Tuesday 23, June and Wednesday, 24 June at 7.30pm).
Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84

The New York Times reports that Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder has passed away at the age of 84.
BWW Reviews: It's a Choppy RIDE with Some Interesting People at None Too Fragile

Eric Lane is a prolific and prize winning playwright. His plays include 'Times of War,' 'Filming O'Keefe,' 'Floating,' and 'Dancing on Checkers' Grave.' Never heard of them? You are not alone. In spite of his recognition for writing some episodes for TV's 'Ryan's Hope,' his scripts are not on the list of the most published plays.
Photo Coverage: Meet Broadway's Future Stars! Inside the 6th Annual National High School Musical Theater Awards

The 6th Annual National High School Musical Awards presented the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor on Monday, June 30 at Broadway's Minskoff Theater, to Jai' Len Josey representing the Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards and Jonah Rawitz, representing the Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from inside the ceremony below!

Rachel Roberts FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Rachel Roberts been in?

Rachel Roberts has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Rachel Roberts been in?

Rachel Roberts has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Rachel Roberts's first West End show?

Rachel Roberts's first West End show was Maggie May which opened in 1964

What awards has Rachel Roberts been nominated for?

Rachel Roberts has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actress - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for her performance in "Habeas Corpus." Additionally, she was nominated for the Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress at the Evening Standard Awards for her role in "Alpha Beta." These nominations highlight her talent and recognition in the theater industry.

What awards has Rachel Roberts won?

Rachel Roberts has won several awards for her performances in theater. She received the Outstanding Featured Actress - Play award at the Drama Desk Awards for her role in "Habeas Corpus." Additionally, she was honored with the Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress at the Evening Standard Awards for her performance in "Alpha Beta." These accolades recognize her talent and contribution to the theater industry.

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