Randy Graff

Randy Graff's multifaceted career as actress and singer has made her at home on Broadway and Off Broadway stages, regional theater and concert halls from coast to coast as well as in film and television.

Along the way, she has received the coveted Tony and Drama Desk Awards for her role in City Of Angels, as well as an Outer Critics, Drama Desk, and Tony Award nomination for her work in A Class Act.

Ms. Graff had the distinction of creating the role of Fantine in the original Broadway production of Les Miserables, for which she received a Helen Hayes Award nomination. Her work for playwright Neil Simon includes Laughter on the 23rd Floor, opposite Nathan Lane, and Hotel Suite, for the prestigious Roundabout Theater Company. Other Broadway starring roles include Falsettos, High Society, and sharing the stage with Carol Burnett in Moon Over Buffalo.

She co-starred with Alfred Molina in the most recent Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof and received a Best Actress Drama League nomination and Outer Critic's Circle nomination. Her Off Broadway work includes Paula Vogel's The Long Christmas Ride Home at the Vineyard Theater, for which she received a Drama League nomination, Motherhood Out Loud for Primary Stages, Do Re Mi, also starring Nathan Lane for City Center Encores!, Damn Yankees, with Sean Hayes for Encores! Summer Stars, and the original production of A... My Name is Alice at the Village Gate.

In concert, Randy has graced the stages of Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, and The Kennedy Center. She has appeared as a guest soloist with several world-class symphonies. Her solo show, Randy Graff... Made In Brooklyn, played to sold-out audiences at New York City's famed night club 54 Below and is currently touring the United States.

Ms. Graff has performed literally from coast to coast in regional theaters, including Hartford Stage, New Jersey's McCarter Theater, San Diego's Old Globe, where she portrayed legendary columnist Ann Landers, as The Lady with All the Answers (a one-woman show), and at the Kennedy Center, where she proudly portrayed the Countess in A Little Night Music in the renowned Sondheim festival in 2002. Most recently, she appeared in the world premier of Richard Greenberg's The Babylon Line, for the prestigious New York Stage And Film.

Randy's television and film work includes Learning to Drive, Notes from the Underbelly, Cashmere Mafia, Law and Order, Mad About You, Moon Over Broadway, Keys to Tulsa, and guest appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and Rosie O'Donnell. She can be heard on the original cast albums of Fiddler on the Roof (2004 revival), A Class Act, City of Angels, Les Miserables, Do Re Mi, High Society, Broadway Scene Stealers: The Women, Ultimate Broadway 2, and Doing Something Right—Randy Graff Sings Cy Coleman, her solo CD.

Ms. Graff is on the faculty at NYU Tisch School Of The Arts and ESPA/Primary Stages School For The Performing Arts in New York City, where she teaches musical theater performance. She holds an honorary doctorate in the Performing Arts from Wagner College.

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