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On Broadway Toni has appeared as Mrs. Strakosh in the revival of Funny Girl, Luce in the revival of The Boys From Syracuse and Mrs. Wade in Wonderful Town. She has extensive Off-Broadway credits including her star turn in Forbidden Broadway for which she earned a Drama Desk Award for Best Actress in a Musical and an Outer Critics Circle Award for Most Striking Debut. She was also seen in Bad Habits at MTC, Up Against It at The Public Theatre, and The Transport Group’s Tiny Closet. Regionally, she appeared in The Humans, Twelfth Night, The Miracle Worker, Cabaret, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, A Christmas Carol, Mary Poppins, and Slow Food. She has guest starred on “Law and Order SVU,” “Life and Beth,” “Daredevil,” “God Friended Me,” HBO’s “The Leftovers,” and series lead on PBS’s “Mathnet.” Commercials from GIEKO to toilet paper! Toni resides in New Jersey with her husband, actor Michael McGrath, daughter, actress Katie Claire McGrath, her dog, actress Georgie, and kitties Gordon and Nancy (they’re not in the business).

Toni diBuono Photos


Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Mrs. Strakosh

Broadway Revival, 2003
Mrs. Wade [Replacement]

Roundabout Revival, 2002

Richard Rodgers 100th Birthday Celebration, 2002

"Oh, Diogenes" Performer

Toni diBuono Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Actress - Musical

Toni DiBuono, The Forbidden City

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1989 - Best Debut Performance

Toni diBuono, Forbidden Broadway 1988/1989

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Toni diBuono News

Paolo Montalban and Anne L. Nathan Will Join Cast of FUNNY GIRL on Broadway

Paolo Montalban and Anne L. Nathan will assume the roles of Florenz Ziegfeld and Mrs. Strakosh in Funny Girl on Broadway. We have all the details!

VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL Announces Broadway Closing; New Performance Montage

Producers Sonia Friedman, Scott Landis and David Babani announced today that Emmy Award nominee Lea Michele, Tony and Olivier Award nominee Ramin Karimloo, 2022 Tony & Drama Desk Award nominee and Chita Rivera Award winner Jared Grimes and four-time Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh have extended their critically acclaimed, record-breaking run in Broadway’s FUNNY GIRL through Sunday, September 3, 2023, when FUNNY GIRL will play its final performance at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).

Photos: Behind the Scenes of the Cast of FUNNY GIRL in the Recording Studio

The New Broadway Cast Recording of Funny Girl is now available wherever CDs are sold!  All new Behind-the-Scenes photos have been released of the cast recording session.

Video: Lea Michele Sings 'I'm the Greatest Star' & 'Don't Rain On My Parade' in New FUNNY GIRL Commercial

Watch a new commercial for Funny Girl on Broadway, featuring Lea Michele singing 'I'm the Greatest Star' and 'Don't Rain On My Parade'!

Breaking: FUNNY GIRL to Launch National Tour

BroadwayWorld has learned that Funny Girl will be launching a national tour, with dates already confirmed for 2024 as part of Atlanta's 2023/2024 Broadway touring season, which also features the pre-Broadway national tour of The Wiz.

FUNNY GIRL Sets New Box Office Record at the August Wilson Theatre

The revival of FUNNY GIRL set a new box office record at the August Wilson Theatre for the week ending January 1, 2023. Learn more about the cast of Funny Girl, and how to get tickets.

Video: FUNNY GIRL's Julie Benko, Tovah Feldshuh & Ephie Aardema Light the Menorah for Hanukkah

Watch Funny Girl on Broadway's Julie Benko, Tovah Feldshuh & Ephie Aardema light the menorah for Hanukkah backstage. 

FUNNY GIRL Shatters All-Time Box Office Record at August Wilson Theatre

The revival of FUNNY GIRL shattered the all-time box office record at the August Wilson Theatre. Read more about FUNNY GIRL's record-breaking run!

Listen: FUNNY GIRL New Broadway Cast Recording is Available Now!

The New Broadway Cast Recording of Funny Girl has been officially released digitally, November 18, 2022, on streaming platforms. Listen to the full album here!

FUNNY GIRL Cast Recording Will Be Released Tomorrow; Watch Lea Michele Sing 'Don't Rain on My Parade'

The New Broadway Cast Recording of Funny Girl will be released digitally tomorrow, Friday, November 18, 2022 at 12:01AM ET. Plus check out a teaser video, featuring Lea Michele singing Don't Rain on My Parade!

VIDEO: Julie Benko Discusses Her 'Big Break' in FUNNY GIRL on CBS MORNINGS

Julie Benko appeared on CBS Mornings to discuss her 'big break' in Funny Girl on Broadway Barbra Streisand's 'shadow,' and recent backstage rumors regarding the show's casting. The video also features performance footage of Benko performing 'I'm the Greatest Star' and rehearsal footage of a new version of 'People' that has been added into the show.

Emmy Award-Winner Jane Lynch To Depart FUNNY GIRL August 14

Five-time Emmy Award winner and 2022 Emmy Award nominee Jane  Lynch will end her run as “Mrs. Brice” in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl.

Photos: First Look at Julie Benko as Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL

All new production photos have been released of 'Fanny Brice' standby Julie Benko in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl! Julie Benko will perform the title role beginning tonight through Sunday, September 4, 2022 and on Thursdays beginning Thursday, September 8, 2022.

VIDEO: Watch Beanie Feldstein Take Her Emotional Final Curtain Call in FUNNY GIRL

Watch Beanie Feldstein take her emotional final bows and curtain call in Broadway's Funny Girl and as the cast pays tribute to her onstage with speeches and more.

Beanie Feldstein Ends Her Run in FUNNY GIRL As Fanny Brice Today

Beanie Feldstein is ending her run starring as Fanny Brice in Broadway's FUNNY GIRL today, July 31st. She is the production's first original cast member to depart. Standby Julie Benko will take over the role through September 4 and before the much anticipated performance of Lea Michele as Fanny Brice beginning September 6.

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL Audiences & Her Engagement on LATE NIGHT

Beanie Feldstein sat down with Seth Meyers to discuss the importance of telling Fanny Brice's story, how she relates to the character, and how many times her mother has come to see the show, revealing that they can see audiences from the stage. She also told the story of her recent engagement to Bonnie Chance Roberts. Watch the video!

VIDEO: Jane Lynch Discusses Bonding With Her Mother Through FUNNY GIRL on LIVE

JaneJane Lynch sat down with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest this morning to discuss playing Rosie Brice in Funny Girl on Broadway. During the interview, Lynch discussed how she and her mother bonded over the original cast recording of Funny Girl.

Photos: FUNNY GIRL Cast Celebrates Opening Night

FUNNY GIRL opened last night, Sunday, April 24 at the August Wilson Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night! Check out photos from the post-show celebration below.

Photos: Beanie Feldstein and the Cast of FUNNY GIRL Take Their Opening Night Bows

Funny Girl stars Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Beanie Feldstein as Fanny Brice, Tony and Olivier Award nominee Ramin Karimloo as Nick Arnstein, Jeff Award winner Jared Grimes as Eddie Ryan and five-time Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch as Mrs. Rose Brice.

Photos: First Look at FUNNY GIRL, Starring Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More!

FUNNY GIRL is currently in previews and officially opens on Sunday, April 24 at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). Check out all new production photos of the Broadway cast here!


What is Toni diBuono next theatre project?

Toni diBuono's next show will be Funny Girl which opens on 4/24/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Toni diBuono been in?

Toni diBuono has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Toni diBuono been in?

Toni diBuono has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Toni diBuono been nominated for?

Toni diBuono has been nominated for the Outstanding Actress - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for her performance in The Forbidden City. She was also nominated for Best Debut Performance at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Forbidden Broadway 1988/1989.

What awards has Toni diBuono won?

Toni diBuono has won the Outstanding Actress - Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Forbidden City" and the Best Debut Performance award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Forbidden Broadway 1988/1989."

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