STAGE VIEWS: Tony-Winning Actress Phyllis Newman
By Andrew Gans
Playbill.com's series features actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they are looking forward to and more. Here, via email, we hear from Tony-winning actress, singer and philanthropist Phyllis Newman.
What show recently impressed you?
What productions are you most excited to see?
What play/musical would you most like to revive on Broadway, and which role would you want to play?
What are your current/upcoming projects?
Phyllis Newman made her Broadway debut in 1952 in the original musical comedy Wish You Were Here. She received a Tony Award for her performance in Subways Are for Sleeping and a Tony nomination for her work in Neil Simon's Broadway Bound. Her other Broadway credits include Bells Are Ringing, First Impressions, Moonbirds, The Apple Tree, On the Town, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, The Madwoman of Central Park West and Awake and Sing! She married Adolph Green in 1960 with whom she had two children, Amanda and Adam. Newman is the founder of the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative, part of the Actors' Fund of America. Read more about her in the Playbill Vault.
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