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Sutton Foster

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Sutton Foster is a two-time Tony Award-winning actress and singer. In January of 2024, Foster led the New York City Center Encores! adaptation of Once Upon a Mattress as Princess Winnifred, and returned to Broadway in February 2024 in the revival of Sweeney Todd alongside Tony winner Aaron Tveit. That 12-week limited engagement was at the Lut-Fontanne Theatre.

Her highly-anticipated Broadway run as Marian Paroo in the acclaimed revival of The Music Man at the Winter Garden Theatre earned her a seventh Tony Award nomination, as well as the coveted 2022 Drama League Distinguished Performance Award.

In the summer of 2021, Foster reprised one of her most notable roles as Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes at the Barbican Centre in London, for which she earned an Olivier Award nomination for best actress in a musical. Her original performance of that role in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre earned her a 2011 Tony Award for best actress in a musical.

On television, Foster led the critically-acclaimed Darren Star and TV Land series “Younger” for seven seasons, which was the longest-running original series in TV Land history.

Previously, Foster has also appeared on Broadway in Violet; Anything Goes, for which she won a Tony Award; Shrek; Young Frankenstein; The Drowsy Chaperone; Little Women; Thoroughly Modern Millie for which she won her first Tony Award; Les Misérables; Annie; The Scarlet Pimpernel; and Grease. Off-Broadway, she has been seen in Sweet Charity at The Pershing Square Signature Center; The Wild Party at City Center Encores!; Trust at Second Stage; and Anyone Can Whistle also at City Center Encores!. She has toured all over the country with her solo albums, which include "Take Me to the World," "Wish," and "An Evening with Sutton Foster: Live at the Café Carlyle." Additionally, she has appeared on television in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “A Million Little Things,” “Instinct,” “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life,” “Mad Dogs,” “Elementary,” “Psych,” “Bunheads,” “Royal Pains,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Flight of the Conchords,” and “Sesame Street.” She holds an honorary doctorate from Ball State University, where she also teaches.

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