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Date of Birth: December 07, 1971 (51)

Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Musicals in Mufti Production, 2017
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2014
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Diana Bingley
  [New York]
Workshop, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2003
CHESS Choir
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2003
Kate Monster
Lucy The Slut
Other Characters
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Kate Monster/Lucy
Kate Monster/Lucy
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2002
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2000
Performer

Stephanie D'Abruzzo Movies

The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
 
[1999]
Grizzy, Pestie
Ready? OK!
 
[2008]
Normal Heights Vocalist
Sesame Street: Elmo's Magic Numbers
 
[2012]
Liz Lemon

Stephanie D'Abruzzo TV Shows

Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures
 
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Nessie the Loch Ness Monster, Scottish Woman, Ostrich Lady
Elmo's World
 
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Pillow, Elizabeth, Rapunzel
Helpsters
 
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Cody
Nature Cat
 
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Lizard, Squirrel #1, Phil the Squirrel Reporter
Oobi
 
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Uma, Inka
Scrubs
 
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Patti, A.M. Muppet Ex Ray
Sheep in the Big City
 
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Lady Richington, Swanky, Lisa Rental
The Puzzle Place
 
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Jody Silvere puppet
The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss
 
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Little Cat B, Sarah Hall-Small, Sally Spingel-Spungel-Sporn
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
 
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Jan the Backpack, Jan, Puppeteer

Stephanie D'Abruzzo Awards and Nominations

 
Theatre World Awards - 2004 - Performance Gold Star
Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Avenue Q
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Avenue Q
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Actress - Musical Gold Star
Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Avenue Q

Stephanie D'Abruzzo News

Samantha Barks, Josh Gad, Maggie Lakis, Rob McClure and Andrew Rannells Join The New  Photo Samantha Barks, Josh Gad, Maggie Lakis, Rob McClure and Andrew Rannells Join The New York Pops For Kristen and Bobby Lopez Concert
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022

Samantha Barks, Josh Gad, Maggie Lakis, Rob McClure, and Andrew Rannells will join The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, for its 39th Birthday Gala, For the First Time In Forever: The Songs of Kristen and Bobby Lopez, honoring the Academy and Grammy Award winning songwriting duo Kristen and Bobby Lopez.

Norm Lewis, Heidi Blickenstaff, Joshua Henry, and More Set For Eugene O'Neill Theatre Photo Norm Lewis, Heidi Blickenstaff, Joshua Henry, and More Set For Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center's Monte Cristo Award Gala
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022

The evening will feature performances and remarks by Norm Lewis, Heidi Blickenstaff, Joshua Henry, Tom Kitt, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Tyler Bunch, Scott Richards, Paulette Haupt, Ellie Ellsworth and others.  

Jaime Camil, Santino Fontana, Patti Murin & More to Star in New York Pops Gala Photo Jaime Camil, Santino Fontana, Patti Murin & More to Star in New York Pops Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022

 The New York Pops today announced an initial line-up of guest artists for its 39th Birthday Gala, For the First Time In Forever: The Songs of Kristen and Bobby Lopez, honoring the Academy and Grammy Award winning songwriting duo Kristen and Bobby Lopez on Monday, April 25, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall.

Lilli Cooper, Stephanie D'abruzzo, Nick Blaemire & More to Join NYC Theatre Students  Photo Lilli Cooper, Stephanie D'abruzzo, Nick Blaemire & More to Join NYC Theatre Students for Livestream Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021

Ten award-winning and nominated Broadway and television stars will be joining New York City theatre students for a free livestream musical performance with arranged music by Dan Pardo (Company at Barrington Stage, Netflix’s John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch) who is providing instrumental accompaniment throughout the production.

Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre Photo Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the John Golden Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre including, The Normal Heart, A Doll's House, Part 2, Eclipsed, Slave Play, and many more!

Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Josh Daniel to Join SOUP TROUPE ONLINE Photo Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Josh Daniel to Join SOUP TROUPE ONLINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 27, 2020

Tune in on Saturday, November 28 at 2PM EST for SOUP TROUPE ONLINE. Hosted by co-founder Danny Feldman (Hide and Seek) and co-president Dani Wergiles, the livestream is streamed every weekend to discuss soups and more with special guests.

VIDEO: Original AVENUE Q Cast and More Reunite for 'Only For Now' Virtual Performance Photo VIDEO: Original AVENUE Q Cast and More Reunite for 'Only For Now' Virtual Performance
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2020

More than 40 people and puppets from the Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q have reunited in a special music video of the hit finale, ‚ÄúOnly For Now.‚ÄĚ

York Theatre Company to Present TOMFOOLERY Panel Featuring Stephanie d'Abruzzo, Josh  Photo York Theatre Company to Present TOMFOOLERY Panel Featuring Stephanie d'Abruzzo, Josh Grisetti and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2020

Join York Theatre Company as they revisit the witty, wicked and thoroughly twisted world of famed satirical songwriter Tom Lehrer with a virtual reunion of their 2011 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the 1981 revue Tomfoolery.

The Little Orchestra Society Announces Virtual 2020-21 Season Photo The Little Orchestra Society Announces Virtual 2020-21 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2020

Now you won't miss a beat of another fun filled L.O.S. KIDS' concert whether you are at home or sharing space with family and friends in a different city, state or even country as The Little Orchestra Society offers its unique brand of music performances, combined with other artforms, streaming exclusively on line beginning on October 17th.

VIDEO: Watch an AVENUE Q Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch an AVENUE Q Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 31, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with AVENUE Q Original Broadway Cast members Jennifer Barnhart, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Jordan Gelber, Ann Harada, Rick Lyon and John Tartaglia.

Stephanie D'Abruzzo Videos

STAGE TUBE: Stars Bring Laughter, Learning & Love in 54 CELEBRATES THE MUPPETS - All the Performances!
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2016

For over 60 years, the Muppets have been entertaining the world through laughter, learning, love - and lots of music. For one night only, some of Broadway and comedy's brightest stars came together in a celebration of the songs they've brought us and the stories they've told us - those most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, muppetational Muppets. Click below to watch the performances from the sold-out 54 CELEBRATES THE MUPPETS, hosted by Griffin Newman (HBO's Vinyl, Amazon's The Tick)!

BWW TV: Watch Performances from FUN HOME, GIGANTIC & More at the Vineyard Theatre Gala!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2016

Just last week, Vineyard Theatre presented its 2016 Gala honoring award-winning actress and Vineyard Board President Kathleen Chalfant and New York theatrical press agent Sam Rudy, hosted by Michael Urie and Ryan Spahn. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the Edison Ballroom for the special event and you can check out highlights from inside the event below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Lena Hall & More Broadway Stars Set for New PBS Series NATURE CAT
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 18, 2015

Broadway takes center stage on PBS. Ahead of next week's November 25 premiere, PBS KIDS has officially launched the website for its newest series NATURE CAT

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/7- Stephanie D'Abruzzo
by Stage Tube - Dec 7, 2014

Happy Birthday, Stephanie D'Abruzzo! Though D'Abruzzo has spent most of her career performing as a puppeteer in children's television, she is best known for originating the roles of single schoolteacher Kate Monster and sultry chanteuse Lucy the Slut in the Broadway musical Avenue Q. D'Abruzzo earned widespread acclaim for her performance of the dual role, including a nomination for the 2004 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, a Drama Desk nomination, the Theatre World Award, and the Outer Critics Circle Special Ensemble Award. Her other stage credits include I Love You Because (off-Broadway), If You Give A Mouse A Cookie (TheaterworksUSA), Carnival (for City Center Encores!), Kiss and Makeup (New York City Fringe Festival), and Austentatious (New York Musical Theatre Festival).

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/7- Stephanie D'Abruzzo
by - Dec 7, 2013

Happy Birthday, Stephanie D'Abruzzo! Though D'Abruzzo has spent most of her career performing as a puppeteer in children's television, she is best known for originating the roles of single schoolteacher Kate Monster and sultry chanteuse Lucy the Slut in the Broadway musical Avenue Q. D'Abruzzo earned widespread acclaim for her performance of the dual role, including a nomination for the 2004 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, a Drama Desk nomination, the Theatre World Award, and the Outer Critics Circle Special Ensemble Award. Her other stage credits include I Love You Because (off-Broadway), If You Give A Mouse A Cookie (TheaterworksUSA), Carnival (for City Center Encores!), Kiss and Makeup (New York City Fringe Festival), and Austentatious (New York Musical Theatre Festival).

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/7- Stephanie D'Abruzzo
by Stage Tube - Dec 7, 2012

Happy Birthday, Stephanie D'Abruzzo! Though D'Abruzzo has spent most of her career performing as a puppeteer in children's television, she is best known for originating the roles of single schoolteacher Kate Monster and sultry chanteuse Lucy the Slut in the Broadway musical Avenue Q. D'Abruzzo earned widespread acclaim for her performance of the dual role, including a nomination for the 2004 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, a Drama Desk nomination, the Theatre World Award, and the Outer Critics Circle Special Ensemble Award. Her other stage credits include I Love You Because (off-Broadway), If You Give A Mouse A Cookie (TheaterworksUSA), Carnival (for City Center Encores!), Kiss and Makeup (New York City Fringe Festival), and Austentatious (New York Musical Theatre Festival).

STAGE TUBE: Randy Rainbow Fundraises for LIVING FOR TODAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2011

LIVING FOR TODAY, with musical direction by Nate Patten, and direction by David Alpert, played a one-night-only engagement at the newly renovated Joe's Pub last night, October 17, 2011 at 7:00PM. The fourth annual LIVING FOR TODAY concert showcased Broadway stars in an exciting night of music. This year's concert, titled FIRST NAME BASIS, featured everyone's favorite showtunes, but only those with a first name in the title. Proceeds go to the Gilana Shira Alpert Fund. Youtube star Randy Rainbow made a special appearance in the video below, which features cameos by Stephen Spinella, Allison Case and Max Von Essen. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Max Von Essen, Autumn Hurlbert, et al. on LIVING FOR TODAY Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 3, 2011

David Alpert, Maria Macioce and Justin Huebener have announced the fourth annual concert series of LIVING FOR TODAY, with musical direction by Nate Patten, and direction by David Alpert. LIVING FOR TODAY will play a one-night-only engagement at the newly renovated Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003) on October 17, 2011 at 7:00PM. Click below to hear some of the stars of the concert chat about the event!

BWW TV: Want to Be the Next Broadway Star? NYMF's Next Broadway Sensation Auditions Launch Sept. 8!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 7, 2011

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) will host auditions for the 2011 NYMF's Next Broadway Sensation Competition beginning tomorrow, September 8. Sponsored in part by BroadwayWorld, the singing competition is returning for its sixth year and will take place at New World Stages on three subsequent Saturdays - September 17th, September 24th, and October 1st. Feeling inspired? Click below to watch the competition promo spot!

BWW TV: Tony Documentary Film Talkback Series Presents SHOWBUSINESS: THE ROAD TO BROADWAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2011

The first ever Tony Award Documentary Film Series launched May 9 as part of the 2011 Tony Awards Showcase at the Times Square Visitors Center and Mini-Museum. The Tony Award Documentary Films Series features three films that examine what it's like to be behind-the-scenes on a Tony-eligible Broadway musical. The first film to be screened was Finding Billy, taking viewers on the journey in the search for the young male leads in Billy Elliot the Musical. The screening was immediately followed by a panel discussion comprised of moderator Nora Brennan (Children's Casting Director for Billy Elliot), and Broadway cast members Tade Biesinger (Billy), Jacob Clemente (Billy), Stephen Hanna (Older Billy), and Joel Hatch (George).


Stephanie D'Abruzzo Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Stephanie D'Abruzzo been in?
Stephanie D'Abruzzo has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Stephanie D'Abruzzo been in?
Stephanie D'Abruzzo has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Stephanie D'Abruzzo been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Avenue Q Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Avenue Q and Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Avenue Q .

What awards has Stephanie D'Abruzzo won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Avenue Qand Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Avenue Q.