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Betsy Wolfe


Betsy Wolfe recently finished playing Mary Ann Singleton in ACT's World Premiere of Tales of the City, a musical based on Armistead Maupins novels, with music by the Scissor Sisters. She was last seen on Broadway in the critically acclaimed Everyday Rapture with Sherie Rene Scott, a show she also performed Off- Broadway in 2009. She was also featured with the cast during the 2010 Tony Awards opening number. Other Broadway Credits include 110 in the Shade at Studio 54, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Wonderful Life. She can also be heard on the 110 in the Shade Original Broadway Cast recording and recently released Everyday Rapture recording. Ms. Wolfe starred in the San Francisco and Boston companies of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Regional credits include Tommy (Mrs. Walker) at Dallas Theatre Center, Ragtime (Evelyn Nesbitt) at Paper Mill Playhouse, and Ace (Louise) at the Old Globe Theatre. She has been a guest artist for Symphony, Pops, and Philharmonic Orchestras across the U.S. and internationally. At 23 she made her concert debut at Carnegie Hall as a headliner with the Cincinnati Pops under Maestro Erich Kunzel. Ms. Wolfe was a guest soloist for the New York City Ballet where she performed at Lincoln Center and at The Coliseum in London. She can also be seen on PBS in the Lincoln Center production of Camelot. Upcoming recording releases include Stage Door Canteen, a show performed at the Lyrics and Lyricists series. She holds a BFA in musical theatre from Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. (CCM). Ms. Wolfe will  return to DC in a couple of weeks to play Luciana in The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of The Boys From Syracuse. In February, she will play Beth in NY City Center Encore’s production of Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along directed by James Lapine.

Watch Past Performances

Video 9/25/2011: Andrew Gerle, Karen Ziemba and Betsy Wolfe

Writer, composer, and lyricist Andrew Gerle, a Helen Hayes Award nominee and four-time Richard Rodgers Award winner for new musical writing, performs an evening of musical theater cabaret with Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba and Betsy Wolfe, Jon Nazdin on bass, and Rex Benincasa on percussion. Part of ASCAP’s “Songwriters: the Next Generation” series.

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