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Tovah Feldshuh

 
Date Of Birth:
December 27, 1952 (69)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Tovah Feldshuh is an American actress, singer, and playwright. Broadway credits include Cyrano, Dreyfus in Rehearsal, Rodgers & Hart, Yentl (Tony Nomination), Sarava (Tony Nomination), Lend Me a Tenor (Tony Nomination), Golda's Balcony (Tony Nomination), Irena's Vow, Pippin. She has also ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: December 27, 1952 (69)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Tovah Feldshuh is an American actress, singer, and playwright. Broadway credits include Cyrano, Dreyfus in Rehearsal, Rodgers & Hart, Yentl (Tony Nomination), Sarava (Tony Nomination), Lend Me a Tenor (Tony Nomination), Golda's Balcony (Tony Nomination), Irena's Vow, Pippin. She has also ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Revival, 2022
Mrs. Brice [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2021
Dr. Ruth
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Star [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2013
Berthe [Replacement]
Berthe [Replacement]
Berthe [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Production, 2012
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Irena Gut Opdyke
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Irena Gut Opdyke
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Father [Replacement]
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2006
Dolly Gallagher Levi
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Golda Meir
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Golda Meir
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Tallulah Bankhead
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1999
Gretchen Mulhausen
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Bessie Burger
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Katherine of Aragon/Anne of Cleves/Catherine
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
The Daughter
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Maria
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Mirandolina
  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Melaniya
  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Mrs. Jelliwell
  [Off-Broadway]
1984
Kate Hardcastle
  [Broadway]
1979
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Flor
  [Broadway]
1975
Yentl
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Performer
  [Broadway]
1974
Myriam
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1974
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Nuns
Foodseller
Nun

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Conceiver

Photos

Andrew Levy and Tovah Feldshuh Photo

Andrew Levy and Tovah Feldshuh

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Tovah Feldshuh

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Andrew Levy, Tovah Feldshuh and Ari Kohn Photo

Andrew Levy, Tovah Feldshuh and Ari Kohn

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Revival, 2022
Mrs. Brice [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2021
Dr. Ruth

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Star [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2013
Berthe [Replacement]

Berthe [Replacement]

Berthe [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Production, 2012
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Irena Gut Opdyke

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Irena Gut Opdyke

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Father [Replacement]

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2006
Dolly Gallagher Levi

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Golda Meir

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Golda Meir

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Tallulah Bankhead

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]

Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1999
Gretchen Mulhausen

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Bessie Burger

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Katherine of Aragon/Anne of Cleves/Catherine

  [Off-Broadway]
1991
The Daughter

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Maria

  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Mirandolina

  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Melaniya

  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Mrs. Jelliwell

  [Off-Broadway]
1984
Kate Hardcastle

  [Broadway]
1979
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Flor

  [Broadway]
1975
Yentl

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Performer

  [Broadway]
1974
Myriam

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1974
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Nuns

Foodseller

Nun

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Conceiver

Tovah Feldshuh Biography

Tovah Feldshuh is an American actress, singer, and playwright. Broadway credits include Cyrano, Dreyfus in Rehearsal, Rodgers & Hart, Yentl (Tony Nomination), Sarava (Tony Nomination), Lend Me a Tenor (Tony Nomination), Golda's Balcony (Tony Nomination), Irena's Vow, Pippin.

She has also received two Emmy Award nominations for "Holocaust" and "Law & Order," and appeared in such films as A Walk on the Moon, She's Funny That Way, and Kissing Jessica Stein. She played the role of Deanna Monroe on AMC's television adaptation of The Walking Dead.


Tovah Feldshuh Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Performer, Visiting Production Gold Star
Tovah FeldshuhGolda's Balcony
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2009 - Best Leading Actress in a Play Gold Star
Tovah Feldshuh, Irena's Vow
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Tovah Feldshuh, Golda's Balcony
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
Tovah Feldshuh, Golda's Balcony
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Tovah Feldshuh, Golda's Balcony
 
The Lortels - 2003 - Outstanding Lead Actress Gold Star
Tovah Feldshuh, Golda's Balcony
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Tovah Feldshuh, Tallulah Hallelujah!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Tovah Feldshuh, Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play Gold Star
Tovah Feldshuh, Lend Me a Tenor
 
Tony Awards - 1989 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Tovah Feldshuh, Lend Me a Tenor
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Tovah Feldshuh , Sarava
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Actress - Play
Tovah Feldshuh, Yentl
 
Theatre World Awards - 1976 - Performance Gold Star
Tovah Feldshuh, Yentl
 
Tony Awards - 1976 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Tovah Feldshuh, Yentl
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1975 - Outstanding Actress - Play
Tovah FeldshuhYentl the Yeshiva Boy
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1975 - Special Mention Gold Star
Tovah FeldshusYentl the Yeshiva Boy
 
Obie Awards - 1975 - Performance Gold Star
Tovah FeldshuhYentl the Yeshiva Boy
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1975 - Best Young Player Gold Star
Tovah Feldshuh, Rogers & Hart
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1975 - Best Young Player Gold Star
Tovah FeldshuhYentl the Yeshiva Boy
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1975 - Best Young Player Gold Star
Tovah Feldshuh, Dreyfus in Rehearsal

Tovah Feldshuh News

Interview: Playwright David Goldyn's Having DADDY ISSUES Photo Interview: Playwright David Goldyn's Having DADDY ISSUES
by Gil Kaan - Oct 4, 2022

The west coast premiere of David Goldyn‚Äôs Daddy Issues opens on October 14, 2022, at the Complex in Hollywood. ¬†David directs the cast of¬†Hannah Battersby, Jonathan Fishman, Noa Lev‚ÄďAri, Sherry Michaels, Josh Nadler, James Seifert, Pamela Shaw and Solly Werner.

Wake Up With BWW 10/4: Andrew Lloyd Webber's BAD CINDERELLA Comes to Broadway, and Mo Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/4: Andrew Lloyd Webber's BAD CINDERELLA Comes to Broadway, and More!
by - Oct 4, 2022

Top stories include Andrew Lloyd Webber's Bad Cinderella, heading to Broadway in 2023. Plus, go inside opening night of Leopoldstadt, meet the cast of Almost Famous, and more!

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of LEOPOLDSTADT Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of LEOPOLDSTADT
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 3, 2022

The best of Broadway came out to celebrate the arrival of Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photo coverage from the red carpet!

FUNNY GIRL to Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA This Week Photo FUNNY GIRL to Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA This Week
by Michael Major - Oct 3, 2022

Funny Girl currently stars Lea Michele as Fanny Brice, plus Ramin Karimloo, Jared Grimes, and Tovah Feldshuh. The song that they will perform on Good Morning America has not yet been announced. Last week, the production made its broadcast television debut as Lea Michele performed 'People' on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

VIDEO: Lea Michele Performs 'People' from FUNNY GIRL on THE TONIGHT SHOW Photo VIDEO: Lea Michele Performs 'People' from FUNNY GIRL on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 1, 2022

Watch Lea Michele perform 'People' from FUNNY GIRL on THE TONIGHT SHOW.

Ann Kittredge to Perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Cabaret Conv Photo Ann Kittredge to Perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Cabaret Convention in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Ann Kittredge will return to¬†The Laurie Beechman Theatre¬†(407 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues) on¬†Sunday, October 23rd at 7pm¬†with her Musical Director¬†Christopher Denny¬†(piano),¬†Sean Harkness¬†(guitar),¬†Mary Ann McSweeney¬†(bass),¬†Rex Benincasa(drums) and special guests¬†Robbie Kondor¬†and¬†Steve Ross.

Wake Up With BWW 9/29: Read the Reviews For Lea Michele in FUNNY GIRL, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/29: Read the Reviews For Lea Michele in FUNNY GIRL, and More!
by - Sep 29, 2022

Top stories include reviews for Lea Michele in Funny Girl! See what the critics had to say about her performance! Plus, watch highlights of the new cast of Into The Woods, check out photos from Leopoldstadt, and more!

Review Roundup: Critics Return to FUNNY GIRL, Starring Lea Michele- Updating Live! Photo Review Roundup: Critics Return to FUNNY GIRL, Starring Lea Michele- Updating Live!
by Review Roundups - Sep 28, 2022

New York theatre critics got their first taste of Funny Girl when it opened on Broadway this past spring, starring Beanie Feldstein. Now the show has a new Fanny Brice in Lea Michele and a new Mrs. Brice in Tovah Feldshuh, and the critics are weighing in once more. 

RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET Returns to Don't Tell Mama Photo RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET Returns to Don't Tell Mama
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2022

THERESE LEE  returns to New York for an encore performance of her new show, RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET.  In it, she recalls her days in Los Angeles as an entertainment reporter too broke to own a car, and shares what her interactions with some of Hollywood's biggest stars during that time did to change her life forever. 

Harold Sanditen Debuts I GOT RHYTHMS at London's Crazy Coqs Photo Harold Sanditen Debuts I GOT RHYTHMS at London's Crazy Coqs
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2022

Harold Sanditen, international jazz and cabaret favourite, and charismatic host of the Crazy Coqs's longest-running show, his smash hit Open Mic Party, is finally back with a new solo show. I GOT RHYTHMS was originally slated for April 2020, and is finally hitting the Crazy Coqs stage on 8 & 15 October, 2022.

Tovah Feldshuh Videos

VIDEO: Lea Michele Performs 'People' from FUNNY GIRL on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Lea Michele Performs 'People' from FUNNY GIRL on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 1, 2022

Watch Lea Michele perform 'People' from FUNNY GIRL on THE TONIGHT SHOW.

VIDEO: Julie Benko Discusses Her 'Big Break' in FUNNY GIRL on CBS MORNINGS VideoVIDEO: 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: First Listen to Lea Michele in FUNNY GIRL Rehearsals VideoVIDEO: First Listen to Lea Michele in FUNNY GIRL Rehearsals
by Robert Diamond - Aug 19, 2022

This afternoon, FUNNY GIRL on Broadway shared a new promo video of Lea Michele in rehearsal, singing up a storm as she prepares to join the musical as Fanny Brice.

VIDEO: First Look at Lea Michele in FUNNY GIRL Rehearsals VideoVIDEO: First Look at Lea Michele in FUNNY GIRL Rehearsals
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022

Lea Michele took to Instagram to share a short clip of her in rehearsals for Funny Girl. The short clip features Michele tap dancing at the end of a musical number in the show. Michele is slated to begin performances alongside Tovah Feldshuh who will take over for Jane Lynch in the role of Rosie Brice. Watch the video clip of Michele in rehearsals!

VIDEO: First Look At Marsha Mason In LOST IN YONKERS at Hartford Stage VideoVIDEO: First Look At Marsha Mason In LOST IN YONKERS at Hartford Stage
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2022

Four time Academy Award-nominated actor and director Marsha Mason co-directs and stars in Hartford Stage's forthcoming production of Neil Simon's classic comedy Lost in Yonkers. The production, which is co-directed by Hartford Stage Artistic Producer Rachel Alderman, runs April 7 through May 1, 2022.

Broadway Rewind: GUYS AND DOLLS Is Back to Rock the Boat on Broadway! VideoBroadway Rewind: GUYS AND DOLLS Is Back to Rock the Boat on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2020

We then close out the show at the opening night of director Des McAnuff's revival of the classic Frank Loesser musical Guys and Dolls. Des said, 'I wanted to go back to Damon Runyon's time. He wrote the Broadway stories between '29 and '37 so, we set it very loosely in '35, it's a mythic landscape anyway, and I asked Jo Loesser about this idea and she thought Frank would like it, so that was good enough for me.'

BWW TV: Tovah Feldshuh Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below With Her Queen-of-Mean Alter E VideoBWW TV: Tovah Feldshuh Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below With Her Queen-of-Mean Alter Ego In TOVAH IS LEONA!
by Eugene Ebner - Feb 19, 2019

Tony and Emmy Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh brings back her one-woman show, TOVAH IS LEONA! to Feinstein's/54 Below on February 22, 23, and 26 at 7:00 PM.

Video: Highlights from NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below VideoVideo: Highlights from NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presented the 30th Anniversary of No Way to Treat a Lady. A laugh-filled evening featuring songs from the Richard Rodgers Award winning musical by Douglas J. Cohen, based on the novel by William Goldman (The Princess Bride). MAC Award winner KLea Blackhurst (Hello, Dolly!, Goodspeed) and author Cohen co-host the event which will feature many of the performers from past productions, both off-Broadway at the York Theatre and Hudson Guild, and regionally (Florida Studio Theatre, Village Theater, Barrington Stage, TheaterWorks in Hartford, Coconut Grove in Florida, Colony Theater in L.A.), as well as photographs and footage from over a dozen international productions. Cohen will also reveal some of the show's unique history behind the scenes.

BWW TV: Liz Callaway, Lesli Margherita & More Preview Their Upcoming Shows at Feinste VideoBWW TV: Liz Callaway, Lesli Margherita & More Preview Their Upcoming Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 19, 2017

Earlier this week, a new group of artists headed to Feinstein's/54 Below to preview their upcoming engagements. Michael Feinstein (Showstoppers- August 8-September 3), Liz Callaway (The Beat Goes On- July 25, 28-29, September 10), Lesli Margherita (Rule Your Kingdom-August 24-26), Tovah Feldshuh (Aging is Optional- August 1 & 3), and Carole Demas (The Broadhurst at 100!- August 16) are giving you a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Elie Wiesel's NIGHT Reading, Featuring Broadway's Jessica Hecht, Tovah Feldshuh, Sheldon Harnick and More
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2017

Prominent figures from the arts, politics, human rights, social justice, the media, and academia gathered for a continuous reading of Nobel Peace laureate Elie Wiesel's seismic Holocaust memoir, 'Night,' at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The all-day 'Night' event took place in front of an overflow audience at the Museum. You can watch footage of the entire event, produced by Folksbiene executive producer Christopher Massimine (edited to 4:30 hours), below!


Tovah Feldshuh Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tovah Feldshuh been in?
Tovah Feldshuh has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

How many West End shows has Tovah Feldshuh been in?
Tovah Feldshuh has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Tovah Feldshuh been nominated for?
Outstanding Performer, Visiting Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Golda's Balcony , Best Leading Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Irena's Vow , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Golda's Balcony , Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Golda's Balcony , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Golda's Balcony , Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for Golda's Balcony , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Tallulah Hallelujah! , Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh , Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Lend Me a Tenor , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Lend Me a Tenor , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sarava , Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Yentl , Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Yentl , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Yentl , Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Yentl the Yeshiva Boy , Special Mention (Drama Desk Awards) for Yentl the Yeshiva Boy , Performance (Obie Awards) for Yentl the Yeshiva Boy , Best Young Player (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Rogers & Hart Best Young Player (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Yentl the Yeshiva Boy and Best Young Player (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Dreyfus in Rehearsal .

What awards has Tovah Feldshuh won?
Outstanding Performer, Visiting Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Golda's Balcony, Best Leading Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Irena's Vow, Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Golda's Balcony, Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for Golda's Balcony, Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Lend Me a Tenor, Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Yentl, Special Mention (Drama Desk Awards) for Yentl the Yeshiva Boy, Performance (Obie Awards) for Yentl the Yeshiva Boy, Best Young Player (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Rogers & Hart Best Young Player (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Yentl the Yeshiva Boyand Best Young Player (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Dreyfus in Rehearsal.

How many shows has Tovah Feldshuh written?
Tovah Feldshuh has written 3 shows including Tovah: Out of Her Mind (Playwright), Tovah: Out of Her Mind (Conceiver), Tallulah Hallelujah! (Playwright).