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Stephanie J. Block

 
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA
Bio:
Broadway: Falsettos (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Anything Goes, 9 to 5 (Drama Desk nom.), The Pirate Queen, The Boy from Oz, Wicked. Off-Broadway: Brigadoon (City Center Encores!); Little Miss Sunshine (Drama Desk ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA

Bio:
Broadway: Falsettos (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Anything Goes, 9 to 5 (Drama Desk nom.), The Pirate Queen, The Boy from Oz, Wicked. Off-Broadway: Brigadoon (City Center Encores!); Little Miss Sunshine (Drama Desk ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway World Premiere Musical, 2022
Beth Ann
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
"Star" Cher
  [Chicago]
World Premiere, 2018
Cher
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Concert Production, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Trina
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2013
Sheryl Hoover
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2012
Edwin Drood
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2011
Gloria Mitchell
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Reno Sweeney [Replacement]
Reno Sweeney [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Judy Bernly
  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2008
Judy Bernly
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Grace (Grania) O'Malley
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
Elphaba [Replacement]
Elphaba [Replacement]
Elphaba
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Elphaba [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Liza Minnelli
  [San Francisco (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2003
Ensemble

Photos

Stephanie J. Block and Andrew Rannells Photo

Stephanie J. Block and Andrew Rannells

From: 
Date:
02/12/2022
Stephanie J. Block & Merwin Foard (recepient for 'Annie') attending the Opening Night Photo

Stephanie J. Block & Merwin Foard (recepient for 'Annie') attending the Opening Night Performance Gypsy Robe Ceremony celebrating Eric Sciotto receiving for 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood' at Studio 54 in New York City on 11/13/2012

From: 
Date:
03/16/2020
Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus Photo

Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus

From: 
Date:
01/23/2020
Stephanie J. Block during The 73rd Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Day at  Photo

Stephanie J. Block during The 73rd Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Day at the Sofitel Hotel on May 01, 2019 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
06/11/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway World Premiere Musical, 2022
Beth Ann

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
"Star" Cher

  [Chicago]
World Premiere, 2018
Cher

  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Concert Production, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Trina

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2013
Sheryl Hoover

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2012
Edwin Drood

  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2011
Gloria Mitchell

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Reno Sweeney [Replacement]

Reno Sweeney [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Judy Bernly

  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2008
Judy Bernly

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Grace (Grania) O'Malley

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
Elphaba [Replacement]

Elphaba [Replacement]

Elphaba

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Elphaba [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Liza Minnelli

  [San Francisco (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2003
Ensemble

Stephanie J. Block Biography

Broadway: Falsettos (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Anything Goes, 9 to 5 (Drama Desk nom.), The Pirate Queen, The Boy from Oz, Wicked. Off-Broadway: Brigadoon (City Center Encores!); Little Miss Sunshine (Drama Desk nom.); By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (Drama Desk nom.). TV: "Rise," "Madam Secretary," "Orange Is the New Black," "Homeland," "It Could Be Worse," "Stephanie J. Block Live from Lincoln Center" for Great Performances on PBS. Her voice can be heard on numerous original cast recordings as well as her solo album This Place I Know.

Stephanie J. Block Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Stephanie J. Block, The Cher Show
 
Drama League Awards - 2019 - Distinguished Performance Award
Stephanie J. Block, The Cher Show
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Stephanie J. Block, The Cher Show
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Stephanie J. Block, The Cher Show
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Stephanie J. Block, Little Miss Sunshine
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Stephanie J. Block, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Stephanie J. Block, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Stephanie J. Block, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
 
Kevin Kline Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical
Stephanie J. BlockCats
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Stephanie J. Block, 9 to 5
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production Gold Star
Stephanie J. BlockWicked

Stephanie J. Block News

Wake Up With BWW 5/11: Stephanie J. Block in SUNSET BOULEVARD, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/11: Stephanie J. Block in SUNSET BOULEVARD, and More!
by - May 11, 2022

Today's top stories include Stephanie J. Block starring in Sunset Boulevard as part of the Kennedy Center's 2022-23 season! Plus, Girl From the North Country has announced a North American Tour, and more!

SUNSET BOULEVARD Starring Stephanie J. Block, and More Set For 2022-23 Kennedy Center Photo SUNSET BOULEVARD Starring Stephanie J. Block, and More Set For 2022-23 Kennedy Center Season
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announces its 2022‚Äď2023 Theater Season featuring the return of the Kennedy Center's acclaimed, self-produced Broadway Center Stage series. The series will include Stephanie J. Block starring in Sunset Boulevard.

Stephanie J. Block Will Perform at Bay Area Cabaret in June Photo Stephanie J. Block Will Perform at Bay Area Cabaret in June
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

n celebration of Bay Area Cabaret's Spring Season Finale at the famed Venetian Room, Fairmont San Francisco, Bay Area Cabaret presents Stephanie J. Block, the sensational star of the mega-hit musical, The Cher Show, on Sunday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m. in a program of cherished songs from Broadway musical theater past and present, and the Great American Songbook. Renowned Broadway musical director Ben Cohn will be her accompanist.

Kathryn Gallagher, Bonnie Milligan & More to Star in NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Hosted Photo Kathryn Gallagher, Bonnie Milligan & More to Star in NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

The 10th¬†annual¬†‚ÄúNight¬†Of A¬†Thousand¬†Judys‚Ä̬†‚Ästthe Pride concert to benefit¬†The Ali Forney Center¬†written and hosted by¬†Justin Elizabeth Sayre¬†‚Äď will take place at¬†Joe‚Äôs Pub¬†on¬†Sunday, June 5.¬†

Tony Danza, Tom Wopat & More to Star in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: From The Ziegfeld Folli Photo Tony Danza, Tom Wopat & More to Star in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: From The Ziegfeld Follies to Moulin Rouge
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

The Town Hall will present Broadway By The Year: From The Ziegfeld Follies To Moulin Rouge on Monday, May 23 at 8pm. Created, written, directed and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will continue Broadway By The Year’s 21st landmark season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).

Photos: Adrienne Warren, Stephanie J. Block, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More Celebrate Pho Photo Photos: Adrienne Warren, Stephanie J. Block, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More Celebrate Photographer Jenny Anderson
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Last night, Tony Award Winners Adrienne Warren, Stephanie J. Block, and Celia Keenan-Bolger were just a few of the Broadway stars who celebrated beloved Broadway photographer Jenny Anderson's photo exhibition at the historic Waldorf Astoria.

BWW Interview: Terron Brooks Talks New Album- 'The Soul Of Broadway' Photo BWW Interview: Terron Brooks Talks New Album- 'The Soul Of Broadway'
by Carian Lynée Parker - Apr 21, 2022

Terron Brooks is a powerhouse vocalist and best known for his critically acclaimed role as the great Eddie Kendricks in the Emmy Award-winning NBC mini-series The Temptations. He is no stranger to the Broadway stage; performing in The Lion King and Hairspray. He was featured in the World Premieres of Sleepless in Seattle: The Musical and First Wives Club: The Musical. For his role as Daddy Brubeck in Sweet Charity, Terron earned an Ovation Award nomination. We sat down with two-time NAACP Award nominee to talk about his new album, The Soul of Broadway (Deluxe Album).

Bay Street Announces WINDFALL Cast And Crew Photo Bay Street Announces WINDFALL Cast And Crew
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of the comedy Windfall, the first show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting May 31. The new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander, opens Saturday, June 4, and continues through Sunday, June 19.

Cast Announced for WINDFALL at Bay Street Theater, Directed by Jason Alexander Photo Cast Announced for WINDFALL at Bay Street Theater, Directed by Jason Alexander
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of the comedy Windfall, the first show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting May 31. The new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander, opens Saturday, June 4, and continues through Sunday, June 19

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Announces 2022/2023 Season Photo Maltz Jupiter Theatre Announces 2022/2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Broadway hits are back at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre this upcoming 2022/2023 season.  With a brand new facility built to entertain and inspire, this new season of shows will be nothing short of phenomenal!  

Stephanie J. Block Videos

VIDEO: Stars Unite to Celebrate 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center VideoVIDEO: Stars Unite to Celebrate 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 11, 2022

Tonight's the night! Broadway stars align at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts this weekend as they come together for two performances only (February 11 and 12) of 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center.

VIDEO: STILL WORKING 9 TO 5 Documentary Celebrates International Women's Day With New VideoVIDEO: STILL WORKING 9 TO 5 Documentary Celebrates International Women's Day With New Clip, Featuring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 8, 2021

When the highest-grossing comedy, '9 to 5,' starring Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman and Lily Tomlin, exploded on the cinema screens in 1980, the laughs hid a serious message about women in the office.

BWW Exclusive: Rita Moreno Champions the Women's Movement in New Documentary STILL WO VideoBWW Exclusive: Rita Moreno Champions the Women's Movement in New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2021

Moreno starred on the short-lived '9 to 5' television series in 1982 and 1983. She played Violet Newstead, the character originated in the movie by Lily Tomlin and eventually played on Broadway by Allison Janney.

BWW Exclusive: Jane Fonda Discusses Cultural Impact in New Documentary STILL WORKING  VideoBWW Exclusive: Jane Fonda Discusses Cultural Impact in New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 23, 2021

'It validated [women's] thoughts that it ain't fair. It ain't fitting. As good workers, they shouldn't be treated that way,' Fonda says of '9 to 5,' which she starred in alongside Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton. 

BWW Exclusive: Allison Janney Respects Women Who Paved the Way in New Documentary STI VideoBWW Exclusive: Allison Janney Respects Women Who Paved the Way in New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 15, 2021

n the documentary, she will tell exclusive stories about her time onstage in that production ‚ÄĒ including one about what happened the day Marc¬†Kudisch (the actor playing Mr. Hart) fell into the pit without a cushion underneath him.

BWW Exclusive: Dolly Parton Talks Equal Pay in New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5 VideoBWW Exclusive: Dolly Parton Talks Equal Pay in New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 8, 2021

In this brand new clip from the upcoming documentary 'Still Working 9 to 5,' Dolly Parton discusses the conditions under which she joined the cast of the 1980 classic film.

VIDEO: Dolly Parton Reworks '9 to 5' for New Super Bowl Ad VideoVIDEO: Dolly Parton Reworks '9 to 5' for New Super Bowl Ad
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2021

'9 to 5' star and musical composer Dolly Parton reworked the classic song for a Squarespace Super Bowl commercial

Broadway Rewind: Head Back to the Highlands with Kelli O'Hara & Patrick Wilson in BRI VideoBroadway Rewind: Head Back to the Highlands with Kelli O'Hara & Patrick Wilson in BRIGADOON
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 4, 2020

Today we rewind to 2017, for the New York City Center gala presentation of Brigadoon. Featuring a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, and music by Frederick Loewe, the musical is about two American tourists who stumble upon Brigadoon, a mysterious Scottish village that appears for only one day every 100 years.

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean Raises Money For Beaverton High School With Virtual Concert Feat VideoVIDEO: Shoshana Bean Raises Money For Beaverton High School With Virtual Concert Featuring Idina Menzel, Jeremy Jordan, Cynthia Erivo, and Many More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2020

Shoshana Bean is back for her third fundraiser for Beaverton High School's performing arts department! Shoshana Bean and Friends: An Evening of Broadway streamed online yesterday, July 13, and is now available to watch!

Broadway Rewind: FALSETTOS Sings Out on Broadway in 2016! VideoBroadway Rewind: FALSETTOS Sings Out on Broadway in 2016!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 23, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016 for the first revival of Falsettos, which starred Stephanie J. Block, Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells, Anthony Rosenthal, Tracie Thoms, Brandon Uranowitz and Betsy Wolfe. The musical, written by William Finn and James Lapine, played for 84 performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre and was nominated for five Tony Awards. 


Stephanie J. Block Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stephanie J. Block next theatre project?
Stephanie J. Block's next show will be The Bedwetter which opens on 6/19/2022 on Off-Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Stephanie J. Block been in?
Stephanie J. Block has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Stephanie J. Block been in?
Stephanie J. Block has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Stephanie J. Block been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Cher Show , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Cher Show , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Cher Show , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Cher Show , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Falsettos , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Falsettos , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Falsettos , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Little Miss Sunshine , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Mystery of Edwin Drood , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Mystery of Edwin Drood , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for By the Way, Meet Vera Stark , Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (Kevin Kline Awards) for Cats Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for 9 to 5 and Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Wicked .

What awards has Stephanie J. Block won?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Cher Show, Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Cher Show Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Cher Showand Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Wicked .