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Valarie Pettiford

 
Date of Birth: July 08, 1960 (62)

Birth Place: USA

Stage Credits

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
La Jolla Revival, 2006
Aunt Em
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 2005
Queenie
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1992
Shannara/Technician/Make-Up Specialist/GTX Lady/Script Supervisor/Rebecca
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Pearl/Band Singer/1st Shadow
Band Singer
First Shadow
Pearl
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Fleta
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Performer (Understudy)
Sophisticated Lady (Understudy)
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1979
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1978
Performer (Swing)

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1986]
Dance Captain
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1981] [Replacement]
Dance Captain[Replacement]

Photos

Jan Roper and Valarie Pettiford Photo

Jan Roper and Valarie Pettiford

From: 
Date:
03/21/2018
Keir Kirkegaard, Valarie Pettiford, and Kila Packett  Photo

Keir Kirkegaard, Valarie Pettiford, and Kila Packett

From: 
Date:
03/21/2018
Chita Rivera & Valarie Pettiford Photo

Chita Rivera & Valarie Pettiford

From: 
Date:
03/11/2018
Chita Rivera & Valarie Pettiford Photo

Chita Rivera & Valarie Pettiford

From: 
Date:
03/11/2018
Terri Klausner, Ty Stephens, Valarie Pettiford Photo

Terri Klausner, Ty Stephens, Valarie Pettiford

From: 
Date:
05/25/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
La Jolla Revival, 2006
Aunt Em

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 2005
Queenie

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1992
Shannara/Technician/Make-Up Specialist/GTX Lady/Script Supervisor/Rebecca

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Pearl/Band Singer/1st Shadow

Band Singer

First Shadow

Pearl

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Fleta

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Performer (Understudy)

Sophisticated Lady (Understudy)

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1979
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1978
Performer (Swing)

Productions

[Broadway, 1986]
Dance Captain

[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1981] [Replacement]
Dance Captain[Replacement]


Valarie Pettiford Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Valarie Pettiford, Fosse
 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Valarie Pettiford , Fosse

Valarie Pettiford News

The 33rd New York Cabaret Convention Announced At Jazz At Lincoln Center, October 26- Photo The 33rd New York Cabaret Convention Announced At Jazz At Lincoln Center, October 26-28
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2022

It's back! -- three extraordinary nights of ‚Äúlive‚ÄĚ songs, entertainers, and musicians ‚Äď all in celebration of the 33rd annual New York Cabaret Convention, produced by The Mabel Mercer Foundation.¬†

Photos:  Matt Baker Captures The Electricity Of THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdl Photo Photos: Matt Baker Captures The Electricity Of THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland Theater With His Camera
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 17, 2022

Photographer Matt Baker returns to Birdland Theater after two weeks of traveling, and just in the nick of time: it looks like Susie Mosher's show was in rare form.

BEN JONES: LOVE SONGS to be Presented at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo BEN JONES: LOVE SONGS to be Presented at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Ben Jones in Ben Jones: Love Songs on February 12, 2022. 

VIDEO: The Best of Broadway at the Kennedy Center Honors Photo VIDEO: The Best of Broadway at the Kennedy Center Honors
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 19, 2021

On December 22 (9pm on CBS), five Honorees will receive the 44th Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime artistic achievements. Plenty of Broadway babies have been honored at past ceremonies and the best of Broadway makes the trip to DC to tribute them. Check out just a few of our favorites.

Phylicia Rashad, Dionne Warwick and Sarah Dash to Join G. Keith Alexander's HarlemAme Photo Phylicia Rashad, Dionne Warwick and Sarah Dash to Join G. Keith Alexander's HarlemAmerica TV
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2021

G. Keith Alexander's HarlemAmerica TV has launched a podcast/video entertainment series featuring exclusive interviews with entertainment change-makers Phylicia Rashad, Dionne Warwick, Keith David, Irene Gandy, Gloria Gaynor, Phyllis Stickney, Kathy Sledge, Rolonda Watts, Valarie Pettiford, Miguel Nunez, Sarah Dash and others.

The Auditorium Theatre Presents Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, October 23 Photo The Auditorium Theatre Presents Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, October 23
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2021

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater¬†returns¬†to the¬†Auditorium Theatre¬†for its full-length performance in 22 years on Saturday, October 23, 2021 @ 7:30PM with Roots & Wings.¬†Celebrating its¬†25th anniversary season, the company's 'dancers are striking, with superb technique and an emotional heat ideally fitted to the choreography‚Ä̬†(WTTW).¬†

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of HOME ECONOMICS on ABC - Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of HOME ECONOMICS on ABC - Tuesday, August 10, 2021
by TV Scoop - Jul 26, 2021

Get all the scoop on HOME ECONOMICS, airing on ABC on Tuesday, August 10, 2021!

A 'Deeply Rooted Evening For Chicago's Healing' to Feature Joyous GOSHEN PREVIEW Photo A 'Deeply Rooted Evening For Chicago's Healing' to Feature Joyous GOSHEN PREVIEW
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2021

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater's professional company returns to live, in-person performance with 'A Deeply Rooted Evening for Chicago's Healing: GOSHEN (preview)' August 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph Street. The performance continues Deeply Rooted's 25th anniversary season.

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of HOME ECONOMICS on ABC - Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of HOME ECONOMICS on ABC - Tuesday, June 15, 2021
by TV Scoop - Jun 1, 2021

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of HOME ECONOMICS and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Tuesday, June 15, 2021!

A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES Season Two Premieres June 27 Photo A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES Season Two Premieres June 27
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 5, 2021

New guest stars featured in these episodes include¬†James Purefoy¬†(Rome, Pennyworth) as ‚ÄúPhilippe de Clermont,‚Ä̬†Steven Cree¬†(Outlander) as ‚ÄúGallowglass de Clermont,‚Ä̬†Adelle Leonce¬†(Black Mirror) as ‚ÄúPhoebe Taylor‚ÄĚ and¬†Sheila Hancock¬†(The Boy in the Striped Pajamas)¬†as ‚ÄúGoody Alsop,‚ÄĚ among others.

Valarie Pettiford Videos

BWW TV: Andrew Rannells, Charo and More in the 29th Annual Musical Theatre Benefit, S.T.A.G.E.
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Apr 18, 2013

A company of more than 25 stars of stage and screen entertained a packed house at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on Saturday night (April 6) at the 29th Annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.). BWW TV's Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans of the JLE Media Group were on hand for an up close and personal look at the event , themed 'Broadway, My Way,' which raised more than $285,000 for HIV/AIDS direct care, education, and advocacy services offered by AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA). Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from REBUILD JAPAN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2011

In response to the devastating events in Japan, producers Patty Onagan and Ronn Goswick presented Rebuild Japan: A Benefit Concert at The Pasadena Playhouse, a one-night-only event on Monday, April 4 at 7:30pm. Proceeds support the American Red Cross and its efforts to assist overseas as Japan begins to rebuild. Check out highlights from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Esparza, Arnaz, Pettiford and More in BABALU - Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 7, 2010

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County presents the special engagement of BABALU, a loving tribute and phenomenal stage show celebrating the extraordinary musical legacy of Desi Arnaz from July 8 - July 11. Created, directed, and hosted by Lucie Arnaz, BABALU's engagement at the Adrienne Arsht Center multiple Tony Award-nominee and Miami native Ra√ļl Esparza, Broadway's Tony-nominated diva of dance Valarie Pettiford and in a rare, special guest appearance, Desi Arnaz, Jr. playing percussion on his father's classic hits.

BWW TV Exclusive: Guys and Dolls in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl
by Eddie Varley - Aug 6, 2009

The production played 3 nights - July 31, August 1 and August 2 to cheering crowds, but the crazy part is - the final dress is done at 10am, in broad daylight and is open to the public, as the venue is a county-owned facility. People showed up in droves, for the run-through and cheered on the actors, the Hollywood Bowl orchestra and conductor Kevin Stites, who you will see is wearing a black, casual shirt for the rehearsal. The show's director, Richard Jay-Alexander, made a brief speech before the run, welcoming everybody, and in this exclusive footage, I was also able to catch him, in his dressing room, before the Opening Night performance.

STAGE TUBE: Jessica Biel Talks About Hollywood Bowl 'DOLLS'
by Charlie Piane - Aug 1, 2009

Big screen star is hard at work in rehearsals for the upcoming Hollywood Bowl production of beloved musical 'GUYS AND DOLLS' this summer. The young star talked to ABC7 News about her Hollywood Bowl stage debut in this special adaptation of the Tony-award winning musical.

STAGE TUBE: Bakula On Hollywood Bowl 'GUYS AND DOLLS'
by Charlie Piane - Jul 31, 2009

Scott Bakula has been preparing for the upcoming Hollywood Bowl production of beloved musical 'GUYS AND DOLLS', which begins performances tonight. The actor dropped by 'Good Day LA' to talk about this special adaptation of the Tony-award winning musical.

STAGE TUBE: UPRIGHT CABARET SINGS: Adam Lambert - 'How Come You Don't Call Me'
by Eddie Varley - Apr 28, 2009

The Los Angeles based Lambert found a creative 'home' at West Hollywood's Upright Cabaret at Mark's Restaurant. The AMERICAN IDOL standout spent many an evening crooning songs in that expressive voice of his on the Upright Cabaret stage, and a few special performances were captured on film. In this recording Adam Lambert performs Prince's How Come You Don't Call Me which brought the audience to their feet.


Valarie Pettiford Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Valarie Pettiford been in?
Valarie Pettiford has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Valarie Pettiford been in?
Valarie Pettiford has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Valarie Pettiford been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Fosse and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Fosse .