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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

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
The Baker's Wife [Replacement]
  [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, Joanna Gleason and Sara Bareilles  Photo

Stephanie J. Block, Joanna Gleason and Sara Bareilles

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Date:
09/01/2022
Stephanie J. Block and Andrew Rannells Photo

Stephanie J. Block and Andrew Rannells

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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

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

Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus

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Date:
01/23/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
The Baker's Wife [Replacement]

  [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

VLOG: Go Backstage At INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kennedy Kanagawa - Episode 2 Photo VLOG: Go Backstage At INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kennedy Kanagawa - Episode 2
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 21, 2022

It's week 2 and BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of Into the Woods on Broadway with our new vlog series by Kennedy Kanagawa, who puppeteers breakout star Milky White on Broadway.

Royal Family Productions Presents COVID STILL SUX REDUX: The Musical Part 2.5 Photo Royal Family Productions Presents COVID STILL SUX REDUX: The Musical Part 2.5
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2022

NYC's Royal Family Productions, a theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, continues to bring quality family theatre to Maine.

Kevin Chamberlin, Rachel Dratch, Fred Applegate, and More Join GUYS AND DOLLS at the  Photo Kevin Chamberlin, Rachel Dratch, Fred Applegate, and More Join GUYS AND DOLLS at the Kennedy Center
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

Complete casting has been announced for the Kennedy Center's Broadway Center Stage production of Guys and Dolls.

VLOG: Go INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kanagawa & Miky White in Episode 1 Of New Series Photo VLOG: Go INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kanagawa & Miky White in Episode 1 Of New Series
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2022

This week on the first of three episodes (one for each midnight), Kanagawa takes us behind the scenes, asks his cast members for some character insights, shows us some pranks, and gives us the inside scoop on dollar Friday. 

VIDEO: Watch Sara Bareilles Record 'Moments In the Woods' from INTO THE WOODS Photo VIDEO: Watch Sara Bareilles Record 'Moments In the Woods' from INTO THE WOODS
by HaleyJane Rose - Sep 15, 2022

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Into the Woods will be released on September 30 on streaming and digital download. Physical CDs will be available December 2, with a vinyl release planned for March 12, 2023. Watch this video as Sara Bareilles records 'Moments in the Woods'.

BROADWAY BLESSING Celebrates 25th Anniversary, September 19 Photo BROADWAY BLESSING Celebrates 25th Anniversary, September 19
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2022

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Broadway Blessing. September 19, 7 p.m. St. Malachy's/The Actors' Chapel, 239 W. 49th St.

Wake Up With BWW 9/8: INTO THE WOODS Extends, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Casting, and Mor Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/8: INTO THE WOODS Extends, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Casting, and More!
by - Sep 8, 2022

Top stories include a final extension for Into The Woods, and watch the show's new cast take their first bows! Plus, Little Shop of Horrors will get a new cast featuring Brad Oscar, Bryce Pinkham, and Tiffany Renee Thompson.

Photos/Video: INTO THE WOODS Extends; Montego Glover, Stephanie J. Block, and More Ta Photo Photos/Video: INTO THE WOODS Extends; Montego Glover, Stephanie J. Block, and More Take Their First Bows
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2022

The New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s revival of Into the Woods at the St. James Theatre will be extended one final time through Sunday, January 8, 2023. Check out photos and videos of the new cast's bows below!

VIDEO: Kennedy Kanagawa Talks Scene-Stealing Milky White in INTO THE WOODS on CBS MOR Photo VIDEO: Kennedy Kanagawa Talks Scene-Stealing Milky White in INTO THE WOODS on CBS MORNINGS
by Michael Major - Sep 1, 2022

In a new segment on CBS Mornings, correspondent Jamie Wax sat down with Kennedy Kanagawa, who is the Milky White puppeteer in Into the Woods on Broadway. The puppet, which is mostly made of recylced cardboard, steals the hearts of audiences in the acclaimed Broadway revival of the classic Stephen Sondheim musical. Watch the new video interview now!

Photos: Original Baker's Wife Joanna Gleason Meets the Cast of INTO THE WOODS Photo Photos: Original Baker's Wife Joanna Gleason Meets the Cast of INTO THE WOODS
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 1, 2022

Joanna Gleason, Broadway's original Baker's Wife in Into The Woods, stopped by the current revival and posed backstage with members of the cast. Check out the photos here!

Stephanie J. Block Videos

VLOG: Go Backstage At INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kennedy Kanagawa - Episode 2 VideoVLOG: Go Backstage At INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kennedy Kanagawa - Episode 2
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 21, 2022

It's week 2 and BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of Into the Woods on Broadway with our new vlog series by Kennedy Kanagawa, who puppeteers breakout star Milky White on Broadway.

VLOG: Go INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kanagawa & Miky White in Episode 1 Of New Series VideoVLOG: Go INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kanagawa & Miky White in Episode 1 Of New Series
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2022

This week on the first of three episodes (one for each midnight), Kanagawa takes us behind the scenes, asks his cast members for some character insights, shows us some pranks, and gives us the inside scoop on dollar Friday. 

VIDEO: Kennedy Kanagawa Talks Scene-Stealing Milky White in INTO THE WOODS on CBS MOR VideoVIDEO: Kennedy Kanagawa Talks Scene-Stealing Milky White in INTO THE WOODS on CBS MORNINGS
by Michael Major - Sep 1, 2022

In a new segment on CBS Mornings, correspondent Jamie Wax sat down with Kennedy Kanagawa, who is the Milky White puppeteer in Into the Woods on Broadway. The puppet, which is mostly made of recylced cardboard, steals the hearts of audiences in the acclaimed Broadway revival of the classic Stephen Sondheim musical. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: Brian D'Arcy James Discusses Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS Audiences on GMA VideoVIDEO: Brian D'Arcy James Discusses Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS Audiences on GMA
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022

Brian D'Arcy James sat down on GMA3 this morning to discuss starring in the Broadway revival of Into the Woods. During the interview, James discussed working alongside his 'stage wife' Sara Bareilles and Jennifer Lopez, Hillary Clinton, Scarlett Johansson, and Colin Jost coming to the show. Watch the new video interview now!

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.


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 9 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 .