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Sarah Rice (March 5, 1955 – January 6, 2024) was an American theatre actress known for her work in the Stephen Sondheim productions Sweeney Todd and A Little Night Music, the former of which won her a Theatre World Award in 1979.

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Sarah Rice STAGE CREDITS

[New York]
Reading, 2002
Mary Potts

Mary Potts

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Johanna

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
Luisa [The Girl] [Replacement]

Luisa [The Girl] [Replacement]

[Off-Off-Broadway]
Off-Off-Broadway Revival, 1982
Performer

[US Tour]
National Tour, 1989
Performer


Sarah Rice Awards and Nominations


winner
Theatre World Awards - 1979 - Performance

Sarah Rice, Sweeney Todd

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Andre De Shields, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED, and More To Play 54 Below Next Week

Check out the lineup at 54 Below next week here!
Sarah Rice, Original 'Johanna' in SWEENEY TODD, Has Passed Away

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Sarah Rice, best known for originating the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, passed away from cancer on Saturday, January 6th. 
Original Off Broadway Cast Recording Of OTHER LIVES: The Story Songs Of Michael Colby Will Be Released This Month

The original Off Broadway cast recording of “Other Lives: The Story Songs of Michael Colby” (Jay Records), a cycle of story songs by lyricist Michael Colby (Charlotte Sweet, Ludlow Ladd), with music by a variety of composers, including Alex Rybeck, Larry Hochman, Joseph Thalken, Steven Silverstein, will be officially released on CD and all digital music platforms on Friday, June 16th.
Robert Cuccioli and Gordon Stanley to Lead HOUDINI AMONG THE SPIRITS Industry Readings

Tony Award-nominee Robert Cuccioli and Gordon Stanley will portray Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle respectively in Houdini Among the Spirits, a new musical.
Photos: Go Inside EVERYTHING'S COMING UP DAME ANGELA at the Actors' Temple Theatre

See photos from Dancers over 40's special and intimate salute to Dame Angela Lansbury, Monday, May 15th at 8pm at the Actors’ Temple Theatre in NYC.
Review: A Tribute To “Luisa” By The Friends Of THE FANTASTICKS' First Girl In 54 CELEBRATES RITA GARDNER at 54 Below

Rita Gardner was not only a part of THE FANTASTICKS' history, she is one of the reasons it became historic in the first place.
DO40 to Present WE THINK YOU’RE JUST SENSATIONAL, DAME ANGELA at the Actors' Temple Theatre

Dancers over 40 will present a very special salute to Dame Angela Lansbury, Monday, May 15th at 8pm at the Actors' Temple Theatre - the highlight of their Spring season.
Yazbeck & Della Penna's DEAD OUTLAW, LANGSTON IN HARLEM, and More to Play 54 Below in May

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.
Review: DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL at Gettysburg Community Theatre

Everyone in the cast brings their heart and soul to the stage. These young actors truly take on their characters, drawing the audience into the story taking them on an emotional journey. While the live performances are sold out, audiences can still catch this production streaming on demand on April 23rd.
WE THINK YOU'RE JUST SENSATIONAL, DAME - ANGELA! to be Presented at the Actors' Temple Theatre

Dancers over 40 will present a very special salute to Dame Angela Lansbury, Monday, May 15th at 8pm at the Actors' Temple Theatre in NYC - the highlight of their Spring season.
Laura Benanti, Liz Callaway, Melissa Errico & More to Celebrate Rita Gardner at 54 Below

Broadway stars Laura Benanti, Liz Callaway, and more are joining the cast of 54 Celebrates Rita Gardner on May 1st at 7:00pm.
Review: Austin Opera - SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

Austin Opera presents one of the most iconic musicals in Broadway history, SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street by the late, great Stephen Sondheim. In a departure from their usual fare of Bizet, Puccini or Verdi, this particular production marks the first time Austin Opera has performed a musical.
Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals For OTHER LIVES: THE STORY SONGS OF MICHAEL COLBY

See photos in rehearsals for 'OTHER LIVES: The Story Songs of Michael Colby' part of Urban Stages 'Winter Rhythms 2022.'
Feature: Passport to Broadway Returns with VIRTUAL BROADWAY GLOBAL AUDITION

New York-based Passport to Broadway returns with another program for Indonesian performers aspiring to be the next Broadway star. Passport to Broadway has previously worked with Indonesian students by providing various training programs, workshops, and information sessions in performing arts.
News: WINTER RHYTHMS at Urban Stages Releases Full Lineup

URBAN STAGE's annual Winter Rhythms cabaret series has announced the full run-down of shows and acts to play in the 2022 season
BROADWAY HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR Benefitting Dutchess County Pride Center Will Be Held in December

Start the holiday season with a special holiday concert featuring Broadway's best and more! On Sunday, December 4, 2022, Broadway performers will come together for 'Broadway Holiday Spectacular' benefitting the Dutchess County Pride Center.  Come hear your holiday favorites as well songs destined to be on your holiday playlist.
Listen: SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS �" VOLUME THREE Out Now

Listen to Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions – Volume Three, the final installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim.
Album Review: SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED (The NYC Sessions) Volume Three One Heck Of A Rewarding Listen

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED (The NYC Sessions) Volume Three well captured, produced, and released.
Janet Aldrich, Stephen Bogardus & More to Star in OTHER LIVES: THE STORY SONGS OF MICHAEL COLBY at Urban Stages

Other Lives: The Story Songs of Michael Colby, a mélange of melody and tour de force performances featuring lyrics by Michael Colby, will be presented as part of Urban Stages 2022 “Winter Rhythms” series, produced by Tom Toce and Sue Matsuki, on Sunday, December 11 at 3pm and Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 7pm at Urban Stages Theater 
Broadway Streaming Guide: November 2022 - Where to Watch DISENCHANTED & More

From highly-anticipated new movie musicals like Disenchanted and Spirited, to the soundtrack for Netflix's upcoming Matilda the Musical movie soundtrack, November's new streaming releases will give Broadway fans entertained throughout the month. 

Sarah Rice FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Sarah Rice been in?

Sarah Rice has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Sarah Rice been in?

Sarah Rice has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Sarah Rice been nominated for?

Sarah Rice has been nominated for a Theatre World Award for her performance in Sweeney Todd.

What awards has Sarah Rice won?

Sarah Rice won the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for her role in Sweeney Todd.

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