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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 ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Mrs. Strakosh
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Mrs. Wade [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2002
Luce
  [Broadway]
Richard Rodgers 100th Birthday Celebration, 2002
Performer
"Oh, Diogenes" Performer

Toni diBuono Biography

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‚Äôs 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 ‚ÄúLaw and Order SVU,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúLife and Beth,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúDaredevil,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúGod Friended Me,‚ÄĚ HBO‚Äôs ‚ÄúThe Leftovers,‚ÄĚ and series lead on PBS‚Äôs ‚ÄúMathnet.‚ÄĚ 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‚Äôre not in the business).

Toni diBuono Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Actress - Musical Gold Star
Toni DiBuono, The Forbidden City
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1989 - Best Debut Performance Gold Star
Toni diBuono, Forbidden Broadway 1988/1989

Toni diBuono News

Paolo Montalban and Anne L. Nathan Will Join Cast of FUNNY GIRL on Broadway Photo Paolo Montalban and Anne L. Nathan Will Join Cast of FUNNY GIRL on Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 21, 2023

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 Photo VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL Announces Broadway Closing; New Performance Montage
by Team BWW - Mar 2, 2023

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 Photo Photos: Behind the Scenes of the Cast of FUNNY GIRL in the Recording Studio
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2023

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 F Photo Video: Lea Michele Sings 'I'm the Greatest Star' & 'Don't Rain On My Parade' in New FUNNY GIRL Commercial
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2023

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 Photo Breaking: FUNNY GIRL to Launch National Tour
by Team BWW - Jan 10, 2023

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 Photo FUNNY GIRL Sets New Box Office Record at the August Wilson Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2023

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 Photo Video: FUNNY GIRL's Julie Benko, Tovah Feldshuh & Ephie Aardema Light the Menorah for Hanukkah
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2022

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 Photo FUNNY GIRL Shatters All-Time Box Office Record at August Wilson Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2022

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! Photo Listen: FUNNY GIRL New Broadway Cast Recording is Available Now!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 18, 2022

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 Ra Photo FUNNY GIRL Cast Recording Will Be Released Tomorrow; Watch Lea Michele Sing 'Don't Rain on My Parade'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2022

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!

Toni diBuono Videos

VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL Announces Broadway Closing; New Performance Montage Videoplay
VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL Announces Broadway Closing; New Performance Montage

by Team BWW - Mar 2, 2023

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).

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

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2022

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

by Michael Major - Sep 2, 2022

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.

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

by BWW Staff - Jul 31, 2022

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.

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

by Michael Major - Jun 28, 2022

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

by Michael Major - Jun 2, 2022

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.

VIDEO: Jane Lynch Explains How Starring in FUNNY GIRL is a Full Circle Moment for Her Videoplay
VIDEO: Jane Lynch Explains How Starring in FUNNY GIRL is a Full Circle Moment for Her on SUNDAY TODAY

by Michael Major - Apr 18, 2022

Jane Lynch sat down with Willie Geist on Sunday Today to discuss the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl, working with Beanie Feldstein, Glee, and more. The interview features the first footage released from the production, including Lynch performing 'Henry Street' and 'Who Taught Her Everything' and Beanie Feldstein singing 'People.'

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Discusses the Letter She Received From Barbra Streisand on CO Videoplay
VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Discusses the Letter She Received From Barbra Streisand on COLBERT

by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

Beanie Feldstein sat down with Stephen Colbert last night to discuss playing the iconic role of Fanny Brice in the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Feldstein discussed the legacy of Fanny Brice, working with Ramin Karimloo, and the note that she received from Barbra Streisand before she beginning performances.

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Videoplay
VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Michael Major - Apr 11, 2022

Beanie Feldstein sat down on Good Morning America this morning to discuss taking on the iconic role of Fanny Brice in the first Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Feldstein reveals if she would want to know if Barbra Streisand is in the audience, how she makes the role her own, and more. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on Videoplay
VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING

by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Beanie Feldstein stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk about her performance in Broadway's first revival of Funny Girl. Watch the interview here.


Toni diBuono Frequently Asked Questions

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?
Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Forbidden City and Best Debut Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Forbidden Broadway 1988/1989 .

What awards has Toni diBuono won?
Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Forbidden Cityand Best Debut Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Forbidden Broadway 1988/1989.