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Alice Ripley

 
Date Of Birth:
December 14, 1963 (58)
Bio:
Alice Ripley, who The New York Times called ‚Äúsimply astonishing,‚ÄĚ is a consummate Broadway star in addition to a versatile actor in film and television and a distinguished singer-songwriter. Her work as Diana in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Next to Normal garnered her a Tony Award for ‚ÄúBest ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: December 14, 1963 (58)

Bio:
Alice Ripley, who The New York Times called ‚Äúsimply astonishing,‚ÄĚ is a consummate Broadway star in addition to a versatile actor in film and television and a distinguished singer-songwriter. Her work as Diana in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Next to Normal garnered her a Tony Award for ‚ÄúBest ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Out of the Box Theatrics Return Engagement, 2021
Arlene
  [Immersive]
Out of the Box Theatrics Site Specific Production, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Return Off-Broadway Engagement, 2019
Trisha Lee
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Trisha Lee
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Mrs. Wolfe
Patrick's Mother
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2011
Marsha
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2010
Diana
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Diana
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Diana
Diana
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 2006
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2005
Genevieve
  [Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Audrey [Replacement]
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Sondheim Festival Production, 2002
Amy
  [Broadway]
New York Concert, 2001
One of "The Sweethearts"
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Janet Weiss
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 2000
Miss Molly Ivors
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Miss Molly Ivors
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Miss Molly Ivors
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1998
Performer
  [New York]
New York Concert, 1998
Svetlana
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Violet Hilton
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1997
Bathsheba
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Betty Schaefer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Ensemble
Local Lass
Specialist's Assistant
Mrs. Walker (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Fantine [Replacement]
  [New York]
Workshop, 1996
Performer

Alice Ripley Biography

Alice Ripley, who The New York Times called ‚Äúsimply astonishing,‚ÄĚ is a consummate Broadway star in addition to a versatile actor in film and television and a distinguished singer-songwriter. Her work as Diana in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Next to Normal garnered her a Tony Award for ‚ÄúBest Actress in a Musical.‚ÄĚ She was nominated for both a Drama Desk and a Tony for her brilliant work in the short lived but legendary Side Show, and she‚Äôs created unforgettable original performances in such Broadway hits as The Who‚Äôs Tommy, Sunset Boulevard, The Rocky Horror Show, and American Psycho.

Ripley has won accolades and awards for her work in the feature films Bear With Us and Sugar! and has made guest appearances on such popular TV series as ‚ÄúBlue Bloods,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúRoyal Pains,‚ÄĚ ‚Äú30 Rock‚ÄĚ (as herself) and the Netflix series ‚ÄúGirlboss.‚ÄĚ Along with four original Broadway cast recordings, two musical theatre duet albums, and countless guest tracks on compilation CDs and demos, Ms. Ripley is an accomplished songwriter/musician who has released three albums of her own music.


Alice Ripley Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2009 - Best Leading Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Alice Ripley, Next to Normal
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production Gold Star
Alice RipleyNext to Normal
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Alice Ripley, Next to Normal
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Alice Ripley, Next to Normal
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Play
Alice RipleyShakespeare In Hollywood
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production
Alice RipleyTell Me on a Sunday
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical
Alice RipleyCompany
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Alice Ripley, Side Show
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Actress - Musical
Alice Ripley, Side Show

Alice Ripley News

Madison Public Theatre to Present A MERRY MADISON SEASONAL SPECTACULAR Holiday Concer Photo Madison Public Theatre to Present A MERRY MADISON SEASONAL SPECTACULAR Holiday Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2022

The Madison Public Theatre, a not-for-profit theatre based in Madison, New Jersey, has announced their upcoming festive holiday fundraiser, 'A Merry Madison Seasonal Spectacular.'

Tickets for BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Live Simulcast Viewings on Sale Tomorrow Photo Tickets for BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Live Simulcast Viewings on Sale Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022

Tickets will go on sale for Second Stage Theater's simulcast performances of its Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton on Friday, November 11 at 12pm EST. 

Video: Tenacious D Performs Medley of Songs From THE WHO'S TOMMY Photo Video: Tenacious D Performs Medley of Songs From THE WHO'S TOMMY
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

On a recent episode of The Howard Stern Show, Tenacious D‚Äôs Jack Black and Kyle Gass covered songs from The Who‚Äôs album ‚ÄúTommy‚ÄĚ including ‚ÄúPinball Wizard,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúThere‚Äôs a Doctor,‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúSmash the Mirror.‚ÄĚ

Fairlee Twins to Return to The Green Room 42 With THE EVEN BETTER SHOW in December Photo Fairlee Twins to Return to The Green Room 42 With THE EVEN BETTER SHOW in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

Identical twin performers Matthew Fairlee and Ian Fairlee will return to The Green Room 42 on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 9:30 p.m. with THE EVEN BETTER SHOW, a follow-up to their 2019 cabaret, THE VERY GOOD SHOW.

Orfeh, Eden Espinosa, Laura Bell Bundy & More Set for I AM WOMAN at The Green Room 42 Photo Orfeh, Eden Espinosa, Laura Bell Bundy & More Set for I AM WOMAN at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

The Green Room 42 will present I AM WOMAN: A Concert for Female Empowerment on Wednesday, November 2nd at 7:00pm, featuring Broadway alums Orfeh (Legally Blonde, Pretty Woman), Eden Espinosa (Wicked, Rent), Tony Award nominee Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde, Hairspray), and more.

THE BOO-STED SHOW: HALLOWEEN WITH BUSTED to be Presented at The Green Room 42 This Mo Photo THE BOO-STED SHOW: HALLOWEEN WITH BUSTED to be Presented at The Green Room 42 This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022

The Green Room 42 will present The Boo-Sted Show: Halloween with Busted on Monday, October 31st at 9:30pm.

Michael Urie, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Brittney Mack & More Set for Second Stage Theate Photo Michael Urie, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Brittney Mack & More Set for Second Stage Theater's Fall Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022

Second Stage Theater’s Fall Gala celebration will honor Second Stage Board Chair Terry Lindsay and her husband, Bob Lindsay, Co-Founder and Chairman of Lindsay Goldberg. The gala event will take place on Monday, October 17, 2022. The event will feature Michael Urie, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Brittney Mack and more.

BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Will Livestream Final Two Weeks of Broadway Performances Photo BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Will Livestream Final Two Weeks of Broadway Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2022

Second Stage will offer simulcasts of its upcoming Broadway production of¬†Stephen Adly Guirgis‚Äô¬†BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY,¬†directed by¬†Austin Pendleton,¬†for the final two weeks of its run, January 31 ‚Äď February 12, 2023, allowing theater fans who aren‚Äôt able to attend in person the opportunity to witness a live Broadway performance from home.

Broadway's Charissa Hogeland Debuts Solo Show SONGS THAT CARRIED ME THROUGH At The Gr Photo Broadway's Charissa Hogeland Debuts Solo Show SONGS THAT CARRIED ME THROUGH At The Green Room 42
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2022

Broadway's Charissa Hogeland will present her solo show, SONGS THAT CARRIED ME THROUGH, at the Green Room 42 on Sunday October 9th at 7pm.. This 60 minute concert marks Hogeland's solo show debut.

Ilana Levine To Host RUTH SENT US: A BENEFIT FOR REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE Photo Ilana Levine To Host RUTH SENT US: A BENEFIT FOR REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 1, 2022

The Green Room 42 presents Ruth Sent Us: A Benefit For Reproductive Justice on October 11th at 7:00 PM. Ilana Levine, known for her acclaimed podcast Little Known Facts, will host. Levine joins the previously announced Emmy winner Mauricio Martinez, Grammy nominees Austin Ku and Kendyl Ito, Jeff Award winner Andrea Prestinario, Emmy nominee David Dabbon, and Marina Pires and Luke Wygodny of The Heartstrings Project (Grammy consideration).

Alice Ripley Videos

Exclusive: Watch Performances from Alice Ripley Led Immersive NEXT TO NORMAL in Spain Videoplay
Exclusive: Watch Performances from Alice Ripley Led Immersive NEXT TO NORMAL in Spain

by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 22, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new immersive production of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning musical Next To Normal in Barcelona.

Photos & Video: First Look at Alice Ripley and Adam Pascal in NEXT TO NORMAL in Spain Videoplay
Photos & Video: First Look at Alice Ripley and Adam Pascal in NEXT TO NORMAL in Spain

by BWW Staff - Jun 10, 2022

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning musical Next To Normal has been adapted in a new, live immersive musical theater format, and will receive its worldwide premiere at the Festival Grec de Barcelona this July. Get a first look at photos!

VIDEO: First Look at Alice Ripley, Raul Esparza, and More in Berkeley Rep's THE WAVES Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Alice Ripley, Raul Esparza, and More in Berkeley Rep's THE WAVES IN QUARANTINE

by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2021

Berkeley Repertory Theatre will presented The Waves in Quarantine, a project consisting of six short films that meditates on friendship, loss, and the making of art in this world-changing year, inspired by Virginia Woolf's 1931 masterpiece.

BWW Exclusive: Watch Nick Cordero's Last Public Performance, 'Dear Hate'- The Single  Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Watch Nick Cordero's Last Public Performance, 'Dear Hate'- The Single Is Available Now!

by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2021

Just yesterday, Americans paused to remember the 400,000 lives lost to COVID-19 in a special ceremony at our nation's capital. One of those lives was beloved Broadway veteran Nick Cordero.  Today, Broadway Records has announced the release of Nick’s last public performance, a song with the timely message that love conquers all despite the existence of hate.

VIDEO: The Skivvies Release New Music Video, SUPER HEROES, Ahead of Upcoming Album Re Videoplay
VIDEO: The Skivvies Release New Music Video, SUPER HEROES, Ahead of Upcoming Album Release

by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2020

In anticipation of the debut of their digital album, The Rocky Horror Skivvies Show, The Skivvies (Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley), Rob Morrison, and Michael Kushner have released a new music video, Super Heroes. The album is set to be released in the last week of October.

VIDEO: Emily Skinner and Alice Ripley Sing 'You Learn to Live Without' From IF/THEN Videoplay
VIDEO: Emily Skinner and Alice Ripley Sing 'You Learn to Live Without' From IF/THEN

by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2020

On Monday, September 21st, Second Stage Theater's Virtual Benefit Celebration honored Trustee Angela Sun and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Tom Kitt for their extraordinary work, commitment to Second Stage and remarkable impact on American theater.

VIDEO: Heidi Blickenstaff Performs 'I Need Them to See Me' by Tom Kitt Videoplay
VIDEO: Heidi Blickenstaff Performs 'I Need Them to See Me' by Tom Kitt

by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2020

On Monday, September 21st, Second Stage Theater's Virtual Benefit Celebration honored Trustee Angela Sun and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Tom Kitt for their extraordinary work, commitment to Second Stage and remarkable impact on American theater.

VIDEO: Lauren Patten and a Global Chorus Perform 'Light' From NEXT TO NORMAL Videoplay
VIDEO: Lauren Patten and a Global Chorus Perform 'Light' From NEXT TO NORMAL

by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2020

On Monday, September 21st, Second Stage Theater's Virtual Benefit Celebration honored Trustee Angela Sun and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Tom Kitt for their extraordinary work, commitment to Second Stage and remarkable impact on American theater.

Broadway Rewind: NEXT TO NORMAL Brings Family Drama to Bryant Park in 2010 Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: NEXT TO NORMAL Brings Family Drama to Bryant Park in 2010

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 13, 2020

Today we flashback to 2010, when Next to Normal performed on the Bryant Park stage. Next to Normal opened on April 15, 2009 at the Booth Theatre, where it played for 733 performances. Directed by Michael Greif, the musical starred Alice Ripley, J. Robert Spencer, Adam Chanler-Berat, Jennifer Damiano, Aaron Tveit and Louis Hobson.

VIDEO: Watch Christina Bianco Take on Hollywood Classics as Julie Andrews, Patti LuPo Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Christina Bianco Take on Hollywood Classics as Julie Andrews, Patti LuPone & More!

by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2020

What happens when Patti LuPone meets Lady Gaga? Watch as your favorite Broadway stars put their stamp on songs from the movie musicals you haven't seen on stage yet! Christina Bianco sings as Bernadette Peters, Patti LuPone, Idina Menzel, Alice Ripley, Bebe Neuwirth, Bette Midler, Christine Baranski, Kristin Chenoweth, Julie Andrews & Liza Minnelli.


Alice Ripley Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Alice Ripley been in?
Alice Ripley has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

How many West End shows has Alice Ripley been in?
Alice Ripley has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Alice Ripley been nominated for?
Best Leading Actress in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Next to Normal , Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Next to Normal , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Next to Normal , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Next to Normal , Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Shakespeare In Hollywood , Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Tell Me on a Sunday , Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Company Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Side Show and Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Side Show .

What awards has Alice Ripley won?
Best Leading Actress in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Next to Normal Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Next to Normal and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Next to Normal.