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Tami Tappan

 
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Bio:
Tami Tappan grew up in Washington, D.C., where she received the Helen Hayes Award for Supporting Actress in Lydie Breeze by John Guare. She is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and was seen on Broadway as Ellen in Miss Saigon, a role she also performed in Los Angeles. Tappan was last seen at ... (read complete bio)
 
Tami Tappan Headshot

Bio:
Tami Tappan grew up in Washington, D.C., where she received the Helen Hayes Award for Supporting Actress in Lydie Breeze by John Guare. She is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and was seen on Broadway as Ellen in Miss Saigon, a role she also performed in Los Angeles. Tappan was last seen at ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Ensemble
Roxane (Understudy)

Photos

left to right: Glenn Rosenblum, Dianne Fraser, Julia Black, Juliana Hansen, Jeffery P Photo

left to right: Glenn Rosenblum, Dianne Fraser, Julia Black, Juliana Hansen, Jeffery Polk, Brad Ellis (behind), Joanne O'Brien, Tami Tappan Damiano, Damon Kirsche (Behind), Dante Damiano (in front), Robyn De Lano, David Zack

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Date:
04/14/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Ensemble

Roxane (Understudy)

Tami Tappan Biography

Tami Tappan grew up in Washington, D.C., where she received the Helen Hayes Award for Supporting Actress in Lydie Breeze by John Guare. She is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and was seen on Broadway as Ellen in Miss Saigon, a role she also performed in Los Angeles. Tappan was last seen at Rubicon in her Ovation-nominated performance in Side by Side by Sondheim, and was also seen as Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire (2003 Ovation Nomination). Other regional credits include Sarah in Guys and Dolls for Musical Theatre West, Queenie in The Wild Party for Musical Theatre Guild, Diva #1 in Swing! at South Bay CLO and Polly in Crazy For You at Musical Theatre West (2003 Ovation Nomination). Tappan’s favorite roles include Princess Leonide in Triumph of Love (Santa Barbara CLO), Kathy in Singin' in the Rain (Musical Theatre West), Woman 1 in I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Musical Theatre West, La Mirada), and Shirley in Lady Be Good (La Fenice Opera, Venice, Italy). TV credits include “3rd Rock from the Sun,” “The Making of a Hollywood Madam” and “The Drew Carey Show.” Tappan may be heard as the singing voice of Cinderella in Disney’s DVD of “Cinderella 3: A Twist in Time” and as Cinderella on "The Princess Tea Party Album.” Tami has a solo CD for LMI Music, "Hot Notes" and has performed in concerts all over the U.S.

Tami Tappan Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1985 - Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Production Gold Star
Tami TappanLydie Breeze

Tami Tappan News

BWW Interview: PLAIDS' David Engel FOREVER Performing in Brotherhood Photo BWW Interview: PLAIDS' David Engel FOREVER Performing in Brotherhood
by Gil Kaan - Aug 2, 2021

That triple-threat talent named David Engel will once again grace the Musical Theatre West stage in FOREVER PLAID 30th ANNIVERSARY REUNION CONCERT beginning August 5th, but this time socially distancing at Blair Field near by. Since David originated the PLAID role of Smudge, he has performed on many a stage from Broadway to his home away from home Musical Theatre West. David managed to answer my queries while in the car on the way to his husband Larry Raben’s opening night of SCHOOL OF ROCK he directed at Tuacahn Center for the Arts in Ivins, Utah.

Broadway Catch Up: August 19 - Billy Porter, Bryan Cranston, and More! Photo Broadway Catch Up: August 19 - Billy Porter, Bryan Cranston, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Billy Porter, Bryan Cranston, and more!

VIDEO: Watch a Carnegie Mellon Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch a Carnegie Mellon Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 18, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) for a Carnegie Mellon Reunion with Michael McElroy, Jack Plotnick, Billy Porter, Tami Tappan and Ty Taylor!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, August 18- with Billy Porter,  Alice Ripley and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, August 18- with Billy Porter, Alice Ripley and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 18, 2020

Today (August 18) in live streaming: Stephanie J. Block sings with Seth Rudetsky, The Muny Variety Hour finale, and so much more!

BWW Review: A CLASSIC BROADWAY MOTHER'S DAY - A Delightful Family Show Photo BWW Review: A CLASSIC BROADWAY MOTHER'S DAY - A Delightful Family Show
by Don Grigware - May 14, 2019

An Evening of Classic Broadway returned to Upstairs at Vitello's for Mother's Day, where it launched 5 years ago. Headed by Brad Ellis and Dianne Fraser, this was a family show entitled A Classic Broadway Mother's Day, with performers appearing and performing with sons or daughters On tap were Nita Whitaker with her lovely daughter Skye LaFontaine, Tami Tappan Damiano with her son Dante Damiano, Karen Benjamin and her daughter Molly Chapman, Bill A. Jones, the only father, with his daughter Samantha A. Jones, and of course, individually and together, hosts Fraser and Ellis.

Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation Presents LIGHT UP THE NIGHT Benefit Photo Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation Presents LIGHT UP THE NIGHT Benefit
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2019

Light Up the Night, a fundraising event to benefit the Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation, will take place on Sunday, April 28, at the City National Grove of Anaheim. The curtain will rise at 8pm with a special VIP reception and dinner starting at 5:30pm. The event is being produced for APACF by Ronn Goswick Entertainment and Chris Isaacson Presents.

"Light Up the Night" at City National Grove of Anaheim Set to Benefit Anaheim Perform Photo "Light Up the Night" at City National Grove of Anaheim Set to Benefit Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2019

The Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation has set the date for its 2019 fundraising event, it was announced today by APACF board chair Dr. Howard Knohl. Light Up the Night will take place on Sunday, April 28, at the City National Grove of Anaheim. The curtain will rise at 8pm with a special VIP reception and dinner starting at 5:30pm. The event is being produced for APACF by Ronn Goswick Entertainment and Chris Isaacson Presents.

David Burnham and Tami Tappan Damiano Perform In Musical Theatre West's 'Broadway In  Photo David Burnham and Tami Tappan Damiano Perform In Musical Theatre West's 'Broadway In Concert' Series
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2019

Musical Theatre's West's acclaimed "Broadway in Concert" series returns with David Burnham (Wicked and Light in the Piazza) & Tami Tappan Damiano (Cyrano and Miss Saigon) in A Broadway Romance Sunday, February 3, 2019, 7pm at the Beverly O'Neill Theatre in Long Beach. Tickets range from $35-$75. For tickets, go to www.musical.org, by calling 562-856-1999, or at the Musical Theatre West Box Office.

Sam Harris Opens Musical Theatre West's 'Broadway In Concert' Series At The Beverly O Photo Sam Harris Opens Musical Theatre West's 'Broadway In Concert' Series At The Beverly O'Neal Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 30, 2018

Musical Theatre's West's acclaimed "Broadway in Concert" series returns with an exciting line-up of stars from the Great White Way! Opening the series at the intimate Beverly O'Neill Theatre at Long Beach Convention Center, is Broadway's Sam Harris (The Producers, The Life) performing Let Me Sing: An Evening of Broadway, Ballads, and Blues on November 18, 7pm. The series continues with performances by David Burnham (Wicked and Light in the Piazza) & Tami Tappan Damiano (Cyrano and Miss Saigon) in A Broadway Romance (February 3, 2019), and Teri Bibb (Phantom of the Opera and She Loves Me) in Once Upon a Song: A Tribute to the Ladies of the Silver Screen on March 24, 2019. All performances are at 7pm. Season tickets are now on sale, starting at $60 for all three concerts, or each performance is available starting at $35. For tickets, go to www.musical.org, at the Musical Theatre West Box Office, or by calling 562-856-1999 ext 4.

Rubicon Theatre Company Announces BROADWAY CONCERT SERIES Photo Rubicon Theatre Company Announces BROADWAY CONCERT SERIES
by Julie Musbach - Dec 20, 2017

The 2018 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company kicks off with five intimate concerts by award-winning stars of the Great White Way, including Tony Award-winner FAITH PRINCE (Guys and Dolls), L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award-winner JASON GRAAE (RTC's Return to the Forbidden Planet, Falsettos), Helen Hayes Award-winners DAVID BURNHAM (The Light in the Piazza) and TAMI TAPPAN (RTC's Streetcar Named Desire, Miss Saigon), husband-and-wife duo MEGAN MCGINNIS and ADAM HALPIN (Daddy Long Legs), Ovation nominee ERIC KUNZE (Evita), and Nashville-based singer MELISSA HAMMANS (Back to the Garden).

Tami Tappan Videos

BWW TV: LA'S NEXT GREAT STAGE STAR 2010 Competition Finale
by Robert Diamond - Jan 8, 2010

Upon the conclusion of the January 3rd Finale of six, unprecedented sold-out days of competition among 18 contestants at Sterling's Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City, CA, the spectacular, collective performances of Janet Krupin earned her the coveted title of LA's Next Great Stage Star 2010.


Tami Tappan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tami Tappan been in?
Tami Tappan has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Tami Tappan been in?
Tami Tappan has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Tami Tappan been nominated for?
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Lydie Breeze .

What awards has Tami Tappan won?
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Lydie Breeze.