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Also Credited As: Jessica Fontana
 
Bio:
Broadway: Cinderella, Baby It's You. National: Little House on the Prairie (Mary Ingalls). Off-Broadway/Regional: Pipe Dream (Encores!, Cast Recording), Love and Real Estate (59E59th), Idaho! (NYMF), It Shoulda Been You, directed by David Hyde Pierce (George Street), Sense and Sensibility (Denver ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Cinderella, Baby It's You. National: Little House on the Prairie (Mary Ingalls). Off-Broadway/Regional: Pipe Dream (Encores!, Cast Recording), Love and Real Estate (59E59th), Idaho! (NYMF), It Shoulda Been You, directed by David Hyde Pierce (George Street), Sense and Sensibility (Denver ... (read complete bio)
Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, September 25- with SPELLING BEE Reunion, Next On Stage Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, September 25- with SPELLING BEE Reunion, Next On Stage: Dance Edition, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

Today (September 25) in live streaming: Meet the Next On Stage: Dance Edition Top 5, Spelling Bee reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!

Adrienne Warren, Barret Foa, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and More Join MUSKET Alumni Concert Photo Adrienne Warren, Barret Foa, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and More Join MUSKET Alumni Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

MUSKET, the University of Michigan's only student-run musical theatre company, has released the full lineup for this week's 'The Alumni Concert,' airing September 25th. The performers and speakers include many of MUSKET's notable alumni, as well as supporters of the organization.

Seth Rudetsky Kicks off 'Plays in the House' Today With THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Starrin Photo Seth Rudetsky Kicks off 'Plays in the House' Today With THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Starring Cynthia Nixon, Joan Allen, Peter Friedman, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020

The Actors Fund announced today that SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, will also produce and host Plays in the House as part of its weekly lineup of Stars in the House, a daily online show at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. ET.

VIDEO: Watch Kelli O'Hara Kick Off STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series with Seth Rudets Photo VIDEO: Watch Kelli O'Hara Kick Off STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today that SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, will produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on social media to promote support for The Fund's services for those most vulnerable to the effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  

Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY Photo Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 21, 2020

The Broadway Theatre was the place to be last night as talents from stage and screen gathered to celebrate opening night of Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story.

Tony Winner Santino Fontana And Wife Jessica Fontana Welcome First Child Photo Tony Winner Santino Fontana And Wife Jessica Fontana Welcome First Child
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

Santino Fontana and his wife Jessica Fontana have just welcomed a new baby to the family!

Broadway Podcast Network Launches to Consolidate Theatre Podcasts Photo Broadway Podcast Network Launches to Consolidate Theatre Podcasts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Tony and Emmy-award-winning Broadway producer and filmmaker Dori Berinstein (The Prom, Legally Blonde, ShowBusiness: The Road To Broadway) and podcast host/producer & engineer Alan Seales (a?oeThe Theatre Podcasta??) launch the Broadway Podcast Network, the first-ever digital network dedicated to theater and its stories, they announced today.

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' with Jessica Fontana on her Upcoming Cutting Ro Photo Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' with Jessica Fontana on her Upcoming Cutting Room Concert
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Jun 10, 2019

Sometimes when you are a talented actor and just happened to be married to a newly minted Tony Award Winner, people might overlook that you, too, have a song in your heart and show for a stage.

Photo Coverage: Inside the Winners Room at the 2019 Tony Awards! Photo Photo Coverage: Inside the Winners Room at the 2019 Tony Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 10, 2019

The big day is finally here! The Tony Awards have begun! Check out photos from inside the winners room, including this year's winners Celia Keenan-Bolger, Bob Mackie, and more!

Photo Coverage: Stars Shine on the Red Carpet at the 2019 Tony Awards Photo Photo Coverage: Stars Shine on the Red Carpet at the 2019 Tony Awards
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 9, 2019

The big day is finally here! The stars are shining on the Tony Awards red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Camille A. Brown, Robert Horn, and more!

Photo Coverage: TOOTSIE Star Santino Fontana Gets His Very Own Sardi's Portrait Photo Photo Coverage: TOOTSIE Star Santino Fontana Gets His Very Own Sardi's Portrait
by Walter McBride - May 21, 2019

This afternoon, Santino Fontana, the star of Broadway's hit musical Tootsie, celebrated an important career milestone with the unveiling of his portrait at the famed Sardi's restaurant.

Jessica Fontana to Debut Solo Show at the Cutting Room Photo Jessica Fontana to Debut Solo Show at the Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

Jessica Fontana, the Broadway actress and co-creator of the hit podcast 'Support For This Podcast,' will debut her solo show, Jessica Fontana: What You See Is What You Get. This special, two-night-only engagement will take place at The Cutting Room (44 E. 32nd Street) on Thursday, June 13 and Monday, June 17 at 7:00 p.m.

Photo Flash: Inside NEO 13: A Concert Celebration Of Emerging Musical Theatre Writers Photo Photo Flash: Inside NEO 13: A Concert Celebration Of Emerging Musical Theatre Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, presented the 2019 installment of the celebrated concert series NEO, featuring works by new/emerging/outstanding musical theatre writersAmanda D'Archangelis & Sami Horneff, Julian Hornik, Janine McGuire & Arri Lawton Simon, and Madeline Myers. In addition to these six writers, this year's NEO of the Future program showcased two songs by writers who are currently undergraduate students: Sarah Kaufman, a senior at CAP21/Molloy College, and Caleb Smith, a junior at Penn State.

“The Skivvies” Nick Cearley And Lauren Molina Host The York Theatre Company's NEO Photo “The Skivvies” Nick Cearley And Lauren Molina Host The York Theatre Company's NEO13: A CONCERT CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, has announced, today, Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina of The Skivvies will host, with their clothes on, the 2019 installment of the celebrated concert series NEO, featuring works by new/emerging/outstanding musical theatre writers Amanda D'Archangelis & Sami Horneff, Julian Hornik, Janine McGuire & Arri Lawton Simon, and Madeline Myers.

Santino Fontana Will Talk TOOTSIE, Rodgers & Hart, and More at Ripley Grier Studios Photo Santino Fontana Will Talk TOOTSIE, Rodgers & Hart, and More at Ripley Grier Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Santino Fontana, star of the eagerly anticipated new Broadway musical Tootsie and creator and cast member of the upcoming Lyrics & Lyricists event We'll Have Manhattan: Rodgers & Hart in New York at the 92ndStreet Y, will be the focus of an exclusive Drama Desk interview/Q&A program today, January 15 at 6:00 pm. The event will take place at Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave (between 36th and 37th Streets), on the 17th floor (Rm. 17-N), and will be moderated by Drama Desk member Michael Portantiere (BroadwayStars.com, TalkinBroadway.com). Limited General Admission seating is available for the public (non DD Members) $5 General, please make reservations at mi[email protected] Please put 'RSVP Santino Fontana event' in the subject line.

Santino Fontana To Talk TOOTSIE, Rodgers & Hart, and More In Conversation At Ripley- Photo Santino Fontana To Talk TOOTSIE, Rodgers & Hart, and More In Conversation At Ripley-Grier Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Santino Fontana, star of the eagerly anticipated new Broadway musical Tootsie and creator and cast member of the upcoming Lyrics & Lyricists event We'll Have Manhattan: Rodgers & Hart in New York at the 92ndStreet Y, will be the focus of an exclusive Drama Desk interview/Q&A program on Tuesday, January 15 at 6:00 pm.

Santino Fontana Will Talk TOOTSIE, Rodgers & Hart, and More at Ripley Grier Studios Photo Santino Fontana Will Talk TOOTSIE, Rodgers & Hart, and More at Ripley Grier Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Santino Fontana, star of the eagerly anticipated new Broadway musical Tootsie and creator and cast member of the upcoming Lyrics & Lyricists event We'll Have Manhattan: Rodgers & Hart in New York at the 92ndStreet Y, will be the focus of an exclusive Drama Desk interview/Q&A program on Tuesday, January 15 at 6:00 pm. The event will take place at Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave (between 36th and 37th Streets), on the 17th floor (Rm. 17-N), and will be moderated by Drama Desk member Michael Portantiere (BroadwayStars.com, TalkinBroadway.com). Limited General Admission seating is available for the public (non DD Members) $5 General, please make reservations at [email protected] Please put 'RSVP Santino Fontana event' in the subject line.

Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, and More to Celebrate Rodgers & Hart Photo Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, and More to Celebrate Rodgers & Hart
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

"We'll turn Manhattan into an isle of joy," wrote Lorenz Hart in 1919, at the beginning of his partnership with Richard Rodgers. Now 100 years later Lyrics and Lyricists begins its 49th season with We'll Have Manhattan: Rodgers and Hart in New York, celebrating the team who brought us such enduring classics as "My Funny Valentine," "Isn't It Romantic?," "I Could Write A Book," "It Never Entered My Mind" and over 600 others.

Photo Flash: TOOTSIE's Santino Fontana Comes to Broadway At Birdland Photo Photo Flash: TOOTSIE's Santino Fontana Comes to Broadway At Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to present Santino Fontana on Monday, December 3. Mr. Fontana will return to the historic stage on December 17, with another 7pm show.

New Cast & Creatives Announced For 92Y's Lyrics & Lyricists Photo New Cast & Creatives Announced For 92Y's Lyrics & Lyricists
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

92Y announces more cast names and new creative team members for Lyrics & Lyricists 2019. Under the helm of L&L producer Ted Chapin, the series brings artists from theater and beyond to present original revues featuring award-winning Broadway and cabaret performers illuminating the American Songbook.

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