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Donna Lynne Champlin

 
Bio:
Champlin took on the title role of Very Warm for May, her Broadway debut in James Joyce's The Dead, then By Jeeves, Hollywood Arms, Sweeney Todd, Billy Elliot the Musical, and The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, for which she won the 2007 Obie Award. Other credits include: No, No Nanette, Very Good ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Champlin took on the title role of Very Warm for May, her Broadway debut in James Joyce's The Dead, then By Jeeves, Hollywood Arms, Sweeney Todd, Billy Elliot the Musical, and The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, for which she won the 2007 Obie Award. Other credits include: No, No Nanette, Very Good ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 Photo VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

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by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022

More celebrity guests have been added to Stars in the House For Ukraine – the 10-hour telethon to raise money and awareness for those affected by the ongoing war in Ukraine. Hosted by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, the show will air live on Saturday, March 26th from 12:00pm ET – 10:00pm ET.

Billy Porter, Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth & More to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Tel Photo Billy Porter, Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth & More to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Telethon
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2022

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that their Stars in the House series will host a 10-hour telethon to raise money and awareness for those affected by the ongoing war in Ukraine. Donations of the event will benefit the International Rescue Committee and their humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine.  

PBS' POETRY IN AMERICA to Return in January Photo PBS' POETRY IN AMERICA to Return in January
by Michael Major - Oct 19, 2021

Each episode of the series focuses on a different American poem, which guests read and discuss with Elisa New, the series creator, host and director. Guests in the upcoming season will include Tony Kushner, Gloria Estefan, Donna Lynne Champlin, and more.

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by Stephen Mosher - Oct 17, 2021

A new company connects Broadway actors with the public who wants to hire them for their private events and some of the talents from BROADWAY BOOKER are gathering at Birdland to celebrate the return of live entertainment.

BC/EFA Awards $13 Million In Grants In Fiscal Year 2021 Photo BC/EFA Awards $13 Million In Grants In Fiscal Year 2021
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

While theaters on Broadway and across the country were forced into darkness because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS supporters shined brightly, fueling $13,024,000 in grants to The Actors Fund and 424 other social services agencies across the country during fiscal year 2021, which ends September 30.

Donna Lynne Champlin and Nik Walker Will Lead Outdoor SWEENEY TODD at the Hangar Thea Photo Donna Lynne Champlin and Nik Walker Will Lead Outdoor SWEENEY TODD at the Hangar Theatre Beginning Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2021

The opening performance of Sweeney Todd by Hugh Wheeler with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim will begin Friday, July 23 at 7:30 PM. A preview performance will precede the opening on July 22 at 7:30 PM; matinee and evening performances will run through Saturday, August 7. Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets here!

Words of Wisdom from Kara Lindsay- Book Her Masterclass Today! Photo Words of Wisdom from Kara Lindsay- Book Her Masterclass Today!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 24, 2021

There has never been a better time to hone your skills and practice your craft! On June 27 (12pm ET), Broadway favorite Kara Lindsay will host her very own masterclass right here at BroadwayWorld.

Nik Walker & Donna Lynne Champlin Will Lead Hangar Theatre's SWEENEY TODD Photo Nik Walker & Donna Lynne Champlin Will Lead Hangar Theatre's SWEENEY TODD
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 7, 2021

The Hangar Theatre has just announced the stars of its upcoming Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The production will feature Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star Donna Lynne Champlin as Mrs. Lovett and BroadwayWorld's own Nik Walker (The Chaos Twins) as Sweeney Todd.

Musical Podcast IN STRANGE WOODS Cast Album Released Photo Musical Podcast IN STRANGE WOODS Cast Album Released
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2021

The original cast album of In Strange Woods, the critically acclaimed docu-musical fiction podcast by Atypical Artists, one of The New York Times “Best Winter Podcasts”, and #1 on Apple's fiction podcast chart during the show's rollout, is now available wherever you stream your music.

Learn from the Best of Broadway with Stage Door's New Online Classes! Photo Learn from the Best of Broadway with Stage Door's New Online Classes!
by Team BWW - Feb 18, 2021

Working on a new song? Want to perfect your audition for an upcoming show? Want to learn from some of Broadway's best? BroadwayWorld's Stage Door is here to help! 

National YoungArts Foundation Announces Nominees for 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars  Photo National YoungArts Foundation Announces Nominees for 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2021

National YoungArts Foundation announced the nominees for the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students who exemplify artistic and academic excellence.

Jelani Remy, Christopher Fitzgerald and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door Photo Jelani Remy, Christopher Fitzgerald and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by Team BWW - Jan 14, 2021

Check out the newest theater names that are now available for video shoutouts and more on Stage Door!

Patti Murin, Colin Donnell, Jelani Alladin, Annaleigh Ashford and More to Take Part i Photo Patti Murin, Colin Donnell, Jelani Alladin, Annaleigh Ashford and More to Take Part in DRUNKEN ARTISTS DRINKING GAME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2021

As Americans celebrate the New Year, Nocking Point Wines has launched their first collaboration of 2021 with Broadway and TV stars Patti Murin and Colin Donnell. The extraordinarily talented married duo has fashioned a Cabernet Sauvignon/Malbec red blend called Eleven O'Clock Number.

Sara Bareilles, Alex Brightman, Kelli O'Hara, and More to Take Part in the 'Drunken A Photo Sara Bareilles, Alex Brightman, Kelli O'Hara, and More to Take Part in the 'Drunken Artists Drinking Game' Fundraising Event
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2021

To celebrate the release of 'Eleven O'Clock Number,' a new red wine collaboration between with Patti Murin and Colin Donnell, Nocking Point Wines is hosting a virtual game night to support the arts & entertainment industry!

Taylor Louderman, Alice Ripley, and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door Photo Taylor Louderman, Alice Ripley, and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jan 4, 2021

Check out the newest theater names that are now available for video shoutouts and more on Stage Door!

Listen to a Sneak Peek of Beth Leavel's Fiction Podcast Debut on IN STRANGE WOODS Photo Listen to a Sneak Peek of Beth Leavel's Fiction Podcast Debut on IN STRANGE WOODS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2020

Beth Leavel makes her fiction podcast debut as the focus of next Monday’s episode of In Strange Woods. Known primarily for her comedic roles, here Leavel makes a fierce dramatic turn with her tour-de-force performance as Sandra Howland-Pierce, estranged cousin to Howl, played by Tony Award nominee Patrick Page.

Adrianna Hicks, Bryce Pinkham, Max Crumm, and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door Photo Adrianna Hicks, Bryce Pinkham, Max Crumm, and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Dec 28, 2020

Check out the newest theater names that are now available for video shoutouts and more on Stage Door!

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by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Dec 22, 2020

Check out the newest theater names that are now available for video shoutouts and more on Stage Door!

Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, Courtney Reed and Benjamin Rauhala Join WHAT ARE FRIENDS FOR Photo Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, Courtney Reed and Benjamin Rauhala Join WHAT ARE FRIENDS FOR Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020

Broadway's original royals Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, Courtney Reed and Benjamin Rauhala join co-hosts Gabrielle Ruiz (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) and Pallavi Sastry (Blue Bloods) to open the BPP vault sharing never before told stories about their deep, friendship bonds with one another once the tiaras are off.

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