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Veanne Cox

 
Date Of Birth:
January 19, 1963 (59)
Birth Place:
Norfolk, VA
Bio:
Broadway: An American in Paris, A Free Man of Color, Caroline or Change, The Dinner Party, La Cage aux Folles, Smile, Company (Tony/Drama Desk nominations). Off-Broadway: The Old Friends, and The Most Deserving (2014 Special Drama Desk Award) Spain, and Paradise Park (Obie Award for Sustained ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 19, 1963 (59)

Birth Place: Norfolk, VA

Bio:
Broadway: An American in Paris, A Free Man of Color, Caroline or Change, The Dinner Party, La Cage aux Folles, Smile, Company (Tony/Drama Desk nominations). Off-Broadway: The Old Friends, and The Most Deserving (2014 Special Drama Desk Award) Spain, and Paradise Park (Obie Award for Sustained ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Broadway Center Stage Revival, 2019
Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere at McCarter Theatre Center, 2017
Princess Dragomiroff
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Madame Baurel
  [Paris]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Madame Baurel
  [Off-Broadway]
Women's Project Theater Production, 0
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere, 2013
Julia Price
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2010
Robert Livingston
Do√Īa Polissena
Mme. Mandragola
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2010
Mme. Dindon
Mme. Renaud
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Summer Stars Revival, 2008
Sister Miller
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Nancy
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Diversion
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Mrs. Nelles
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Jess
  [Regional (US)]
Reprise! Concert, 2005
Karen Richards
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
June
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2004
Performer
Rose Stopnick Gellman
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Rose Stopnick Gellman
Rose Stopnick Gellman
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2003
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Joanne Mace
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Joanne Mace
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Yvonne Fouchet
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Sig
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Ginny
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Susanah
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1995
Amy
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1987
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Sandra-Kay Macaffee
Sandra-Kay Macaffee (Contestant: Bakersfield)
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1986
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 1993
Performer
  [East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
Goodspeed Revival, 1992
Performer

Writing

Sketches

Veanne Cox Biography

Broadway: An American in Paris, A Free Man of Color, Caroline or Change, The Dinner Party, La Cage aux Folles, Smile, Company (Tony/Drama Desk nominations). Off-Broadway: The Old Friends, and The Most Deserving (2014 Special Drama Desk Award) Spain, and Paradise Park (Obie Award for Sustained Excellence) plays at Signature, Women's Project, Vineyard, Public, MCC, MTC, NYTW, Playwright's Horizons. Regional: Shakespeare Theatre (Helen Hays Nomination) Alley, Guthrie, Yale Rep, Bay Street. TV/Film: "Blue Bloods", "Odd Mom Out," "Smash," "Louie," "Pan Am," "Seinfeld," "Cinderella," Erin Brockovich, You've Got Mail, Big Eden, Beethoven's 4th, Marci X.

Veanne Cox Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Special Award Gold Star
Veanne Cox
 
Obie Awards - 2008 - Sustained Excellence of Performance Gold Star
Veanne Cox
 
The Lortels - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Veanne Cox, Paradise Park
 
The Lortels - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Veanne Cox, Spain
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play
Veanne CoxThe Beaux' Stratagem
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Veanne Cox , Company

Veanne Cox News

New RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Capsule Collection Will Benefit Keke Palmer's  Photo New RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Capsule Collection Will Benefit Keke Palmer's 'Saving Our Cinderellas'
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022

Concord Theatricals and The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization have releaed a limited-edition capsule collection to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the groundbreaking 1997 film Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, starring Brandy and Whitney Houston.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of Douglas McGrath's EVERYTHING'S FINE Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of Douglas McGrath's EVERYTHING'S FINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2022

Everything's Fine, a world premiere one-man play written and performed by Academy Award-nominated writer, actor and director Douglas McGrath, and directed by two-time Tony Award and six-time Emmy Award winner John Lithgow has officially opened. See photos from opening night here!

Video: First Look at South Bay Musical Theatre's COMPANY Photo Video: First Look at South Bay Musical Theatre's COMPANY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

South Bay Musical Theatre is presenting¬†COMPANY, the Tony¬ģ winning musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim, with book by George Furth. Get a first look at the trailer for the production here!

Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY Rescheduled at South Bay Musical Theatre Photo Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY Rescheduled at South Bay Musical Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2022

South Bay Musical Theatre has announced the complete cast and creative team for¬†COMPANY, the Tony¬ģ winning musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim, with book by George Furth.

Wake Up With BWW 8/23: KPOP Cast, Angelica Ross in CHICAGO Rehearsal, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/23: KPOP Cast, Angelica Ross in CHICAGO Rehearsal, and More!
by - Aug 23, 2022

Top stories include casting for KPOP, the new musical headed to Broadway this season. The cast includes BoHyung, Min, Kevin Woo, and more! Plus, get a first look at Angelica Ross in rehearsal for Chicago, The Public announces casting for A Raisin in the Sun, and more!

Review: MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS at Ogunquit Playhouse Photo Review: MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Dan Marois - Aug 22, 2022

Mr. Holland's Opus is a world premiere new musical currently running at the Ogunquit Playhouse based on the 1995 motion picture of the same title. It is a story set in San Francisco in 1969 about a successful musician and composer, Glenn Holland (Akron Watson) who switches careers to become a first-time music teacher at John F. Kennedy high school so that he can spend more time with his wife, Iris (Anastasia Barzee).

CINDERELLA 20/20 Reunion Special Airs Tomorrow on ABC Photo CINDERELLA 20/20 Reunion Special Airs Tomorrow on ABC
by Michael Major - Aug 22, 2022

The 25th anniversary celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein‚Äôs Cinderella will feature members of its all-star cast ‚Äď Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander and Veanne Cox. Following the news special, Rodgers & Hammerstein‚Äôs Cinderella for the first time on television in more than two decades.

Wake Up With BWW 8/12: Weezer Cancels Broadway Residency, New LEGALLY BLONDE Tour, an Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/12: Weezer Cancels Broadway Residency, New LEGALLY BLONDE Tour, and More!
by - Aug 12, 2022

Top stories include the cancellation of Weezer's Broadway residency. The band's lead singer shared that the previously announced residency has been cancelled due to 'low ticket sales' and 'high expenses'. Plus, a new production of Legally Blonde will embark on North American tour, new queens announced for a second touring company of Six, and more! 

Brandy, Bernadette Peters & More to Celebrate CINDERELLA in New 20/20 Special Photo Brandy, Bernadette Peters & More to Celebrate CINDERELLA in New 20/20 Special
by Michael Major - Aug 11, 2022

ABC News Studios will air ‚ÄúCinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20‚ÄĚ featuring members of its all-star cast ‚ÄĒ Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander and Veanne Cox. Billy Porter, Todrick Hall, Debra Martin Chase, Neil Meron, and costumer Ellen Mirojnick will also make appearances.

Akron Watson, Anastasia Barzee & More to Star in World Premiere of BD Wong & Wayne Ba Photo Akron Watson, Anastasia Barzee & More to Star in World Premiere of BD Wong & Wayne Barker's MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

Akron Watson, Anastasia Barzee and more will star in Ogunquit Playhouse's World Premiere musical adaptation of Mr. Holland‚Äôs Opus (August 13‚ÄďSeptember 10), featuring book, lyrics, and direction by Tony Award winner BD Wong with music by Tony Award nominee Wayne Barker.

Veanne Cox Videos

VIDEO: Betty Buckley Talks BETTY BUCKLEY SINGS STEPHEN SONDHEIM and More with Richard Videoplay
VIDEO: Betty Buckley Talks BETTY BUCKLEY SINGS STEPHEN SONDHEIM and More with Richard Ridge

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 11, 2022

Today Tony Award-winning stage icon Betty Buckley sat down with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to for a chat about the release of her latest album, Betty Buckley Sings Stephen Sondheim!

Broadway Rewind: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Dances to Broadway Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Dances to Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when An American in Paris opened at the Palace Theatre, where it played for 623 performances. Directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris was inspired by the Academy-Award winning film, and starred Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, Veanne Cox, Jill Paice, Brandon Uranowitz, and Max von Essen.

Broadway Rewind: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Returns to Broadway in 2010! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Returns to Broadway in 2010!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2020

Today we rewind back to 2010, when the second revival of La Cage Aux Folles celebrated its eleven Tony nominations. La Cage Aux Folles played for 433 performances at the Longacre Theatre.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUS Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUSIC MAN

by Alan Henry - Feb 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man starring Tony Award¬ģ nominee Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) as Harold Hill, Tony Award¬ģ-winning actress Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Carousel, Beautiful) as Marian Paroo, and Broadway, film, and television star Rosie O'Donnell as Mrs. Paroo. The semi-staged concert production is directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful, Broadway Center Stage: How to Succeed...) with choreography by Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera, The New Yorkers at Encores!) and music direction by James Moore (Miss Saigon, the Kennedy Center's Follies and Ragtime).

BWW TV: We've Got Trouble in DC! Watch Jessie Mueller, Norm Lewis & More Give Sneak P Videoplay
BWW TV: We've Got Trouble in DC! Watch Jessie Mueller, Norm Lewis & More Give Sneak Peek of Kennedy Center's THE MUSIC MAN

by TV - On the Road - Jan 26, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon present the Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man. It will star Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) as Harold Hill and Tony Award¬ģ-winning actress Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Carousel, Beautiful) as Marian Paroo in the starry semi-staged concert production directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful, Broadway Center Stage: How to Succeed...) with choreography by Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera, The New Yorkers at Encores!) and music direction by James Moore (Miss Saigon, the Kennedy Center's Follies and Ragtime).

Countdown to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS in Theatres: Day Deux- Curtain Up in France! Videoplay
Countdown to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS in Theatres: Day Deux- Curtain Up in France!

by Nicole Rosky - Sep 14, 2018

As we await the musical's big screen release, we're counting down by flashing back through its journey so far. Today, check out photos of the cast in action from the world premiere at Theatre du Chatelet in 2014.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes with MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Costume Designer William Ivey Long
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center presents the World Premiere production of Ken Ludwig's adaptation of Agatha Christie's mystery masterpiece, Murder on the Orient Express, running now through April 2, 2017. An iconic classic, Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express has thrilled mystery lovers from the page, the screen, and over the airwaves since its publication in 1934. Below, go behind the scenes with acclaimed costume designer William Ivey Long!

STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Kids Perform 'Gee, Mr. Miranda' at BC/EFA's 2016 Easter Bonnet Competition
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2016

The company of Fun Home was runner-up for turning West Side Story's 'Gee Officer Krumpkee!' into a plea to Miranda to write a show for them. But they ultimately realized that they could control their own destinies by creating roles for themselves, just as Miranda has done. Watch their full performance below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's 2016 Easter Bonnet Competition!
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2016

The 30th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, celebrating six weeks of fundraising by 58 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies, raised a record-shattering $5,528,568 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the largest grand total from either an Easter Bonnet Competition or Gypsy of the Year fundraising campaign in Broadway Cares history. The show featured a surprise performance by rock legend Stevie Nicks, two top awards to Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of Hamilton, and more than 230 of the best actors, singers and dancers in New York. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the big night!

BWW TV: Watch Performances from FUN HOME, GIGANTIC & More at the Vineyard Theatre Gala!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2016

Just last week, Vineyard Theatre presented its 2016 Gala honoring award-winning actress and Vineyard Board President Kathleen Chalfant and New York theatrical press agent Sam Rudy, hosted by Michael Urie and Ryan Spahn. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the Edison Ballroom for the special event and you can check out highlights from inside the event below!


Veanne Cox Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Veanne Cox been in?
Veanne Cox has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Veanne Cox been in?
Veanne Cox has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Veanne Cox been nominated for?
Special Award (Drama Desk Awards) , Sustained Excellence of Performance (Obie Awards) , Outstanding Featured Actress (The Lortels) for Paradise Park , Outstanding Featured Actress (The Lortels) for Spain Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Beaux' Stratagem and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Company .

What awards has Veanne Cox won?
Special Award (Drama Desk Awards)and Sustained Excellence of Performance (Obie Awards).

How many shows has Veanne Cox written?
Veanne Cox has written 1 shows including National Lampoon's Class of ‚Äė86 (Sketches).