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Rita Wilson

Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Rita Wilson returns to Broadway after her debut as Roxie in Chicago. Other theatre credits: Dinner with Friends and the world premieres of Distracted and Love, Loss, and What I Wore. Film credits include Sleepless in Seattle, It’s Complicated, Runaway Bride, and, forthcoming in 2015, Dawn Patrol and Brother-in-Laws. Television appearances include recurring roles on both “Girls” and “The Good Wife,” as well as the upcoming DIRECTV series “Full Circle.” She also appeared in the “Curb Your Enthusiasm” episode “The Doll.” As a film producer, her first production, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, was a record-breaking hit, and she was the driving force behind the film of the musical Mamma Mia!. A singer/songwriter, Rita released her critically acclaimed debut album AM/FM (Decca) in 2012, performed a recent series of sold-out shows at Café Carlyle, and will release a new album of original songs in 2015.

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Original Broadway Production, 2015
Brenda Drexel

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 1996
Roxie Hart [Replacement]

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Sutton Foster to Debut CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE at Café Carlyle in December

Tony Award-winning actress and singer Sutton Foster will perform a special holiday engagement at Café Carlyle from December 5-9, 2023. Learn how to purchase tickets!

'Get Ready' For Smokey Robinson's Rhode Island Debut At The Providence Performing Arts Center

The Providence Performing Arts Center has announced that legendary singer, songwriter, and producer Smokey Robinson will make his PPAC premiere in Smokey – Music & Memories, an intimate concert on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 8P. 

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall To Perform At Café Carlyle, November 14-25

Café Carlyle has announced that legendary trumpeter, arranger and record producer Herb Alpert and Grammy-winning vocalist Lani Hall will perform a special engagement from November 14 – 25. There will be nine shows only; no performance on Thanksgiving.

Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey & More to Be Honored at Academy Museum Gala

The Academy Museum Gala will celebrate the acclaimed museum’s two-year anniversary and will honor three-time Academy Award-winner Meryl Streep, award-winning Michael B. Jordan, Academy Award-nominated Oprah Winfrey, and Academy Award-winning filmmaker and actor Sofia Coppola.

Patina Miller to Perform at Café Carlyle in October

Catch the Talented Patina Miller for a Limited Time at Café Carlyle. Get ready for an unforgettable performance filled with her incredible talent and show-stopping vocals.

Tony Danza Brings STANDARDS & STORIES Back To Café Carlyle

The iconic Tony Danza and his four-piece band “Tony Danza: Standards & Stories” are returning to Café Carlyle May 2nd through May 6th. 

Singer-songwriter Anthony Nunziata Will Make Café Carlyle Debut May 12th and 13th

Brooklyn-born Anthony Nunziata will fulfill the dream of every New York singer when he makes his debut at Café Carlyle on May 12th and 13th

AN EVENING WITH MEGAN HILTY Will Play Café Carlyle June 20 - 24

Megan Hilty, highly acclaimed star of stage and screen, is thrilled to return to Café Carlyle with “An Evening with Megan Hilty.”

Sutton Foster Will Extend Café Carlyle Engagement To June 10th

Sutton Foster's return to the cabaret stage will be a little longer than planned, thanks to an extension.

John Brancy & Peter Dugan to Make Café Carlyle Debut in April

On April 20 and 21, 2023, at 8:45PM, Grammy-Winning baritone, John Brancy, and pianist and host of NPR's From The Top, Peter Dugan, bring an evening of entertainment and song to Café Carlyle.

Smokey Robinson Releases Second Single From His Forthcoming Album 'Gasms' Titled 'How You Make Me Feel'

Legendary GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson has released his new single “How You Make Me Feel” across all streaming platforms. A traditional and timeless R&B love song, “How You Make Me Feel,” stays true to the Smokey that we have come to know and love. The new nine-track album is Smokey’s first solo album in almost a decade.

SETH RUDETSKY AND FRIENDS Will Return To Café Carlyle March 13 & April 3

The ever-popular Seth Rudetsky will play two completely different shows this month and next.

JOHN LLOYD YOUNG To Play Café Carlyle March 28 Through April 1

The Tony and Grammy Award-winning original star of JERSEY BOYS returns to the Café Carlyle with an all-new set of Golden Era classics.

Christine Andreas Will Play TWO FOR THE ROAD At Café Carlyle

Christine Andreas, award-winning singer, actress, and two-time Tony nominee, will return to Café Carlyle for two nights only, April 18 and 19

VIDEO: Rita Wilson & Young Dylan Gilmer Come to THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

Rita Wilson fondly discusses her acting career spanning over 50 years and reminisces about her first role at the age of 15 on “The Brady Bunch.” Later in the show, up-and-coming actor Young Dylan joins Jennifer and talks about going viral at a young age and how he didn’t know what it meant. Watch videos from the episode now!

THE TEMPEST: An Immersive Experience Comes to The Shakespeare Center LA

The Shakespeare Center LA and After Hours Theatre Company announce the premiere of The Tempest: An Immersive Experience, a fully reimagined immersive performance based on William Shakespeare's The Tempest.  The director is Ben Donenberg, Shakespeare Center LA Artistic Director; Graham Wetterhahn is the Producing Artistic Director at After Hours Theatre Company. 

VIDEO: Chelsea Handler & Nico Parker Appear on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

The hilarious Chelsea Handler makes an appearance on “The Jennifer Hudson Show,” as she is shocked to learn that Jennifer has never had a sip of alcohol, and the comedian admits she got a nun to smoke marijuana for the first time. Then, “The Last of Us” actress Nico Parker reminisces about filming “Dumbo.' Watch videos from the episode now!

Brenda Braxton to Host STARS TONIGHT! Live Talk Show, with First Guest Bebe Neuwirth, at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 – the intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway's “off-night hotspot” by The New York Times – will present Grammy Award-winner and Tony Award-nominated Broadway veteran Brenda Braxton in the premiere edition of her live music and talk show “Stars Tonight!” on Monday, March 6 at 7:00 PM.

Miracle Chance, Ellis Kirk & More to Join HEATHERS at The Other Palace This Month

Heathers the Musical, will be ushering in a new cast from 21st February at The Other Palace, with the show now booking until 3 September 2023.

Photos: Inside the 65th GRAMMY Awards With Adele, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift & More

Check out photos of Trevor Noah, Madonna, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Lizzo, SZA, Adele, Bonnie Raitt, JAY-Z, First Lady Jill Biden, Camila Cabello, Harry Styles, Cardi B, Adrienne Bailon, Queen Latifah, and more on the red carpet and inside The GRAMMYS.


Rita Wilson has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Rita Wilson has not appeared in the West End

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