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Ruth Williamson

 

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Revival, 2017
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2007
Mollie Plummer
  [St. Paul, MN (Regional)]
St. Paul Revival, 2006
Martha Watson
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 2005
Martha Watson
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2004
Jacqueline
  [Regional (US)]
Los Angeles Revival, 2003
Cora Hoover Hooper
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Cochette
The Queen
Egyptian Dancing Girl
Extra Extra
Conspirator
  [New York]
Workshop, 1999
Miss Flannery
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Momma
Mrs. Eggleston
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Vi Hennessey/Mme. La Duchesse De Villardell
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1995
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
General Matilda B. Cartwright
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 1990
Ensemble
First Auditioner
Mrs. Spencer
TV Newswoman
Terry
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1989
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Carol
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1983
Marie Pantry (Understudy)
  [US Tour]
4th National Tour, 1981
Miss Hannigan

Ruth Williamson Movies

Foreign Student
 
[1994]
Mrs. Baldridge
The Family Man
 
[2000]
Betty Peterson
Double Parked
 
[2000]
Marge
Psycho Beach Party
 
[2000]
Pat
Easy Six
 
[2003]
Dean Janet Vanderpool
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
 
[2003]
Madeline Kroft
The Producers
 
[2005]
Snooty Woman
Evan Almighty
 
[2007]
Neighbor
3 Geezers!
 
[2013]
Art Instructor
Paraphobia
 
[2013]
Linda
The Watcher
 
[2016]
Francine
Velvet Buzzsaw
 
[2019]
Dee Opening Patron

Ruth Williamson TV Shows

Courage the Cowardly Dog
 
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Black Puddle Queen
Law & Order
 
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Sophie Mercier, Dr. Rachel Moran
Nip/Tuck
 
[]
Hedda Grubman

Ruth Williamson Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Ruth Williamson, The Music Man
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Ruth Williamson, The Green Heart

Ruth Williamson News

VIDEO: Watch a GUYS AND DOLLS Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch a GUYS AND DOLLS Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 16, 2021

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with a¬†GUYS & DOLLS¬†Reunion! ¬†Stars In The House‚ÄĚ is partnering with NH Collection New York Madison Avenue, an exciting newcomer onto the Big Apple‚Äôs hotel scene, for a very special reunion of the 1992 cast of Broadway‚Äôs Tony Award-winning ‚ÄúGuys and Dolls

Wake Up With BWW 6/16: New Music Video From Christy Altomare, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/16: New Music Video From Christy Altomare, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021

Today's top stories: Watch the new music video from Christy Altomare, The Avett Brothers perform the title song from their new musical Swept Away, and more!

Virtual Theatre This Week: June 14-20, 2021- with Rita Moreno, Kerry Butler, and More Photo Virtual Theatre This Week: June 14-20, 2021- with Rita Moreno, Kerry Butler, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 14, 2021

This week (June 14-20) in live streaming: Rita Moreno visits Backstage Live, Show of Titles on demand, a Kerry Butler master class, a Guys and Dolls reunion, and so much more!

Nathan Lane, Neil Patrick Harris, Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara And More Will Reunite  Photo Nathan Lane, Neil Patrick Harris, Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara And More Will Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021

After over a year of programming, producers Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's ‚ÄúStars In The House‚ÄĚ is nearing $1 Million raised to support The Actors Fund, whose COVID relief efforts have helped over 16,300 people in need in the performing arts community.¬†

Theater for the New City Presents Reading of VISITORS IN THE DARK Starring Charles Bu Photo Theater for the New City Presents Reading of VISITORS IN THE DARK Starring Charles Busch, Julie Halston and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2020

Theater for the New City will present a live reading of 'Visitors in the Dark' by Charles Busch (The Confession Of Lily Dare, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Die Mommie Die!) on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 7PM. This is part of the weekly series of Live readings on Theater for the New City's website and Facebook page.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, July 1- Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lauren Patten and More Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, July 1- Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lauren Patten and More
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 1, 2020

Today (July 1) in live streaming: Lin-Manuel Miranda is the special guest on The Chaos Twins, Lauren Patten visits Backstage Live, and so much more!

VIDEO: Watch Charles Busch & Company in DIE, MOMMIE, DIE on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch Charles Busch & Company in DIE, MOMMIE, DIE on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 1, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (2pm) with Plays In The House: DIE, MOMMIE, DIE!: By Charles Busch. Starring Charles Busch, Jennifer Cody, Brandon Contreras, Willie Garson, Ruth Williamson and BD Wong. Directed and narrated by Carl Andress.

Charles Busch Brings DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! Back to Life in Upcoming Reading on STARS IN T Photo Charles Busch Brings DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! Back to Life in Upcoming Reading on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that Charles Busch will reprise his iconic performance as Angela Arden in a reading of his classic comedy 'Die, Mommie, Die!' on Wednesday, July 1st at 2 PM ET as part of 'Stars In The House's' 'Plays In The House' series.

BWW Feature: Live Streaming Events, Archived Concerts and More Scheduled For Future D Photo BWW Feature: Live Streaming Events, Archived Concerts and More Scheduled For Future Dates
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 9, 2020

BWW Feature: Live Streaming Events, Archived Concerts and More Scheduled For Future Dates

The New Cast Album of THE NEW YORKERS, the 1930 Cole Porter Musical Is Available Toda Photo The New Cast Album of THE NEW YORKERS, the 1930 Cole Porter Musical Is Available Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2019

Ghostlight Records has announced that the new cast album of Cole Porter's The New Yorkers - The New York City Center Encores! 2017 Cast Recording is available on CD, digital and streaming formats today, Friday, December 6. The release is the first major cast album of the 1930 musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Herbert Fields, and based on a story by Peter Arno and E. Ray Goetz. The 2017 production from New York City Center (Arlene Shuler, New York City Center President & CEO) Encores! was directed by John Rando, with musical direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and choreography by Chris Bailey.

Ruth Williamson Videos

BWW TV: The Actors Fund Helps Celebrate the 2019 Tony Awards in LA! Videoplay
BWW TV: The Actors Fund Helps Celebrate the 2019 Tony Awards in LA!

by Michael Sterling - Jun 13, 2019

The Actors Fund in Los Angeles celebrated Broadway's Biggest Night at the 23rd Annual Tony Awards¬ģ Viewing Gala on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA.¬†Hosted by¬†Leslie Jordan, this year's star-studded gala honored¬†Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award¬ģ winner¬†Lily Tomlin¬†with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement.¬†BroadwayWorld's own Michael Sterling and Paul Preston of Digital Mind Productions were on hand for the festivities which included coverage of the evening's red-carpet arrivals, cocktail hour, gala dinner, live performances, silent auction, and the West Coast's exclusive live feed of the 2019 Tony Awards¬ģ¬†broadcast from New York City.¬†

VIDEO: Fresh Footage from THE NEW YORKERS at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Next up at Encores! is a lost gem- The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson. Check out brand-new highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: Take a Trip Back in Time with Highlights from Encores! THE NEW YORKERS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2017

Next up at Encores! is a lost gem- The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimée, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson.

BWW TV: THE NEW YORKERS Cast Goes Into Their Dance at Encores! Rehearsal- Meet the Company!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 16, 2017

Next up at Encores! is a lost gem- The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson.

STAGE TUBE: Reprise Theatre Presents A FUNNY THING...
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 18, 2010

The 2009-2010 season of Reprise Theatre Company continues with 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,' 1962's Tony-Award-winning Best Musical, now playing through March 28 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Directed by David Lee, the production's book is by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Watch a 30-second promo below!

STAGE TUBE: CW 11 Goes Backstage at WHITE CHRISTMAS
by Robert Diamond - Dec 8, 2009

'CW 11 Morning News' host Lisa Mateo made her holiday dreams come true this morning with a behind-the-scenes tour of the hit Broadway musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Exclusive - Opening Night of WHITE CHRISTMAS!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 23, 2009

The Tony Award¬ģ nominated hit musical Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage reinvention of the beloved classic film, directed byWalter Bobbie and choreographed by Randy Skinner, with music supervision by Rob Berman, returned to Broadway with an official opening November 22, 2009 and Broadway Beat was there!

BWW TV Exclusive: Guys and Dolls in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl
by Eddie Varley - Aug 6, 2009

The production played 3 nights - July 31, August 1 and August 2 to cheering crowds, but the crazy part is - the final dress is done at 10am, in broad daylight and is open to the public, as the venue is a county-owned facility. People showed up in droves, for the run-through and cheered on the actors, the Hollywood Bowl orchestra and conductor Kevin Stites, who you will see is wearing a black, casual shirt for the rehearsal. The show's director, Richard Jay-Alexander, made a brief speech before the run, welcoming everybody, and in this exclusive footage, I was also able to catch him, in his dressing room, before the Opening Night performance.

STAGE TUBE: Jessica Biel Talks About Hollywood Bowl 'DOLLS'
by Charlie Piane - Aug 1, 2009

Big screen star is hard at work in rehearsals for the upcoming Hollywood Bowl production of beloved musical 'GUYS AND DOLLS' this summer. The young star talked to ABC7 News about her Hollywood Bowl stage debut in this special adaptation of the Tony-award winning musical.

STAGE TUBE: Bakula On Hollywood Bowl 'GUYS AND DOLLS'
by Charlie Piane - Jul 31, 2009

Scott Bakula has been preparing for the upcoming Hollywood Bowl production of beloved musical 'GUYS AND DOLLS', which begins performances tonight. The actor dropped by 'Good Day LA' to talk about this special adaptation of the Tony-award winning musical.


Ruth Williamson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ruth Williamson been in?
Ruth Williamson has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Ruth Williamson been in?
Ruth Williamson has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ruth Williamson been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Music Man and Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Green Heart .