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Rachel Coloff Biography

 
Bio:
Rachel Coloff is a Broadway singer and actress most recently seen in the Off-Broadway production of "Old Jews Telling Jokes," at the West Side Theatre in NYC and the The Royal George in Chicago. Other Off-Broadway favorites include The Seattle Opera commissioned, "Das Barbecu," in which she ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Rachel Coloff is a Broadway singer and actress most recently seen in the Off-Broadway production of "Old Jews Telling Jokes," at the West Side Theatre in NYC and the The Royal George in Chicago. Other Off-Broadway favorites include The Seattle Opera commissioned, "Das Barbecu," in which she ... (read complete bio)

Rachel Coloff is a Broadway singer and actress most recently seen in the Off-Broadway production of "Old Jews Telling Jokes," at the West Side Theatre in NYC and the The Royal George in Chicago. Other Off-Broadway favorites include The Seattle Opera commissioned, "Das Barbecu," in which she originated the role of Getrune Gebich, the Gershwin's "Tip-Toes," at Carnegie Hall, Mrs. Einsford-Hill in "My Fair Lady" with The New York Philharmonic, the 'Mother' in "Enter Laughing " at The York Theatre, and featured roles in eleven New York City Center Encores! productions. She has also performed regionally as Yente in "Fiddler on the Roof," at Stages, St. Louis, Barrington Stage, and the Fulton Opera, and as Golde in "Fiddler," at The Human RaceTheatre. One of her memorable roles was that of 'Doris' in "The Band Wagon," at The Old Globe, written for her by the Tony-nominated playwright, Douglas Carter Beane. Other regional highlights: Celeste I and Naomi Eisen in "Sunday in the Park with George," at the Tony Award winning Seattle Repertory Theatre, and 'Beauty/Belle' in the American Premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's "Dreams From A Summer House," at A Contemporary Theatre and Arizona Repertory Theatre. Broadway credits: Gabrielle in Elton John and Anne Rice's "Lestat," the Baroness in the Broadway Revival of "Candide," directed by Hal Prince, Yente and FrumaSarah in the Broadway Revival of "Fiddler on the Roof," but she is best remembered for her portrayal of Hope and SoupySue in the Tony Award winning, "Urinetown," the musical.