Sutton Foster is an award-winning actor, singer and dancer who originated roles in the Broadway productions of The Drowsy Chaperone, Little Women, Young Frankenstein, Shrek the Musical and her Tony Award-winning performances in Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie. She has received 5 Tony Award nominations (2 wins), 5 Drama Desk Award nominations (2 wins), 6 Drama League Award nominations, and 5 Outer Circle Critics nominations (3 wins).
In 2012, she starred in Amy Sherman-Palladino’s comedy drama series Bunheads, which aired on ABC Family. She’s currently seen on TV Land comedy series Younger, alongside Hillary Duff, which premiered in March 2015. She was first seen on television on Star Search at age 15, and has more recently appeared in Johnny and the Sprites, Flight of the Conchords, Sesame Street and Royal Pains.
Summer 2014 she starred as ‘Violet’ in the play by the same name. Sutton was previously seen as ‘Reno Sweeney’ in Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Anything Goes, for which she received the 2011 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, as well as the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards.
As a solo artist, Sutton has toured the country with her hit solo concert, which featured songs from her debut solo CD Wish as well as her follow-up CD, An Evening With Sutton Foster: Live at the Cafe Carlyle. Throughout her career she has graced the stages of Carnegie Hall, Feinstein’s, Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series and many others.