Stephanie J. Block Full Bio

Stephanie J. Block is thrilled to be able to honor one of her idols and inspirations, THE Chita Rivera. Ms. Block has established herself as one of the most relevant and versatile voices in contemporary musical theatre. She was last seen at The Kennedy Center’s Opera House playing the Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods. Shortly before, she starred as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard at the Eisenhower Theatre. She has made DC her home for these last two months. Broadway: Into the Woods, The Cher Show (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Award winner), Falsettos (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Anything Goes, 9 to 5: The Musical (Drama Desk nomination), The Pirate Queen, The Boy from Oz and Wicked. Off Broadway: Brigadoon (Encores!); Little Miss Sunshine (Drama Desk nomination); By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (Drama Desk nomination). 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. Film and Television: “iMorcecai,” “Bluff City Law,” Rise, “Madam Secretary,” “Orange is the New Black,” “Homeland,” “It Could Be Worse,” “Stephanie J. Block Live from Lincoln Center” for Great Performances on PBS. She currently co-hosts and co-produces “Stages Podcast” with Marylee Fairbanks and can be accessed wherever you get your podcasts. Twitter and Instagram: @stephaniejblock.