Thursday, October 8 at 7:30PM EST
After 6 months in quarantine with Broadway shut down for the foreseeable future, Christiane Noll ventures out of her home to take a Broadway musical journey on the SOPAC stage through roles she’s done and roles she’d like to do, in the hopes of answering her on going pandemic question, “Am I Losing My Mind?” She will be exploring songs, from Follies, Bridges Over Madison County, Company, Fun Home, Grey Gardens, Triumph of Love, A Little Night Music, Dear Evan Hansen, Jagged Little Pill, Falsettos, Next to Normal, Ragtime, Sunday in the Park with George and Jekyll & Hyde.
William Waldrop – Music Director, piano
Celeste Cumming – cello
Billy Bivona – guitar and french horn
This New York born, New Jersey raised actress has been calling Maplewood, New Jersey home for the past 14 years. She received Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations and won a Helen Hayes Award for her portrayal of Mother in the Kennedy Center Revival of Ragtime on Broadway. She starred in the record-breaking First National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen (BWWLA award) and took over the role of Cynthia Murphy in the Broadway Company. She made her Broadway debut creating the role of Emma in Jekyll & Hyde, receiving a FANY award for Best actress in a musical. Ms. Noll received her second Drama Desk nomination for her work in Chaplin on Broadway. She has been seen as Sister Margaretta in NBC’s The Sound of Music Live with Carrie Underwood and she supplied the singing-voice of Anna in the Warner Brothers animated feature The King and I.
She has also enjoyed starring in Broadway productions of Elf (at Madison Square Garden), It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues and on tour in Urinetown (Ovation Award), The Mambo Kings, Grease!, Miss Saigon and City of Angels as well as a tour of Australia and Thailand of South Pacific. And happily starred in favorites Next to Normal (Connecticut Critics’ Circle award), Follies (St. Louis Critics Circle award), Closer Than Ever (Off-Broadway Alliance award), Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, 1776 City Center Encores!, The King and I, Little Shop of Horrors, Into the Woods, Mack & Mabel (Connecticut Critics Circle Award), The Baker’s Wife, The Sound of Music (Salzburg Marionette Theatre), and Carousel. Ms. Noll as also enjoyed television performances on Law & Order SVU, Madam Secretary, and The Good Fight.
Along will many cast albums and compilation recordings, she has released five solo CD’s, Christiane Noll – A Broadway Love Story, The Ira Gershwin Album, Live at the Westbank Café, My Personal Property and Gifts – Live at 54 Below.
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