Stephanie J. Block has established herself as one of the most relevant and versatile voices in contemporary musical theatre.Making her Broadway debut playing Liza Minnelli in 2003’s The Boy From Oz, and fresh off her second Tony nomination for her role in Lincoln Center Theater’s Falsettos, Block has a special talent for showstoppers.
She brings her immense voice and bold charisma to The Cabaret for an intimate evening. In addition to her Tony-nominated performances in Falsettos and The Mystery of Edwin Drood, she’s also starred on Broadway in Wicked, Anything Goes, 9 to 5: The Musical and Pirate Queen. Block recently performed her solo show as a part of Live From Lincoln Center Presents – Stars in Concert, which was televised nationwide on PBS and is currently starring as Cher in The Cher Show.
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Stephanie has established herself as one of the most relevant and versatile voices in contemporary musical theatre. She most recently received the Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk and TONY nominations for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her star turn as Trina in Lincoln Center Theatre's highly acclaimed revival of FALSETTOS. Ms. Block received both the 2013 TONY Award and Drama Desk nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Alice Nutting/Edwin Drood in The Roundabout Theatre's production of THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. Other Broadway credits include Reno Sweeney in the 2011 TONY Award winning revival of ANYTHING GOES, 9 TO 5:THE MUSICAL playing the role of Judy Bernly for which she earned a Drama Desk nomination for Best Actress in a Musical.
She created the roles of Grace O'Malley in THE PIRATE QUEEN and Liza Minnelli. In THE BOY FROM OZ (opposite Hugh Jackman). Ms. Block is best known for her portrayal as Elphaba in the Broadway company of WICKED as well as originating the role in the First National Tour for which she won numerous awards including the prestigious Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical. Ms. Block has sung with numerous symphony orchestras including the NY Pops at Carnegie Hall, Boston Pops, National Symphony Orchestra (under the baton of Marvin Hamlisch), Dallas Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Utah Symphony, Columbus Symphony, Charlotte Symphony and the Cleveland Pops among many others. Her solo concert has been critically acclaimed and continues to sell out throughout the US and in London.
Some of her Off-Broadway and regional theatrical credits include LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE (Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical), BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK(Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play), THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG(starring opposite Jason Alexander), CATS (St Louis' Kevin Kline Award Nominee- Best Actress),FUNNY GIRL, CRAZY FOR YOU (L.A. Ovation Award Nominee), OLIVER (Critics Award-Best Actress), James Joyce's THE DEAD, TRIUMPH OF LOVE, THE GRASS HARP, SOUTH PACIFIC, WILL ROGERS FOLLIES and the World Premiere of WICKED.
Stephanie's solo album, THIS PLACE I KNOW has been received with great praise, lauded by critics as "One of the best debut recordings to come out of the Broadway community in quite some time... 6 out of 5 stars". An array of award-winning songwriters assembled to help interpret their music on Stephanie's album. Composers such as Stephen Schwartz, Marvin Hamlisch and the legendary Dolly Parton join forces with Ms. Block to create a thrilling musical experience. Stephanie's voice can be heard on multiple cast recordings, including THE BOY FROM OZ, THE PIRATE QUEEN, WICKED's 5th Anniversary Album and 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL (Grammy Nomination).
Television credits include: RISE (upcoming: NBC), MADAME SECRETARY (CBS), ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (Netflix), HOMELAND (Showtime), IT COULD BE WORSE (HULU).
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