Tony Award-winning theater celebrity who starred within the Broadway productions of Thoroughly Contemporary Millie, Anything Moves, Shrek the Music, and Little Ladies. She also made an appearance on Bunheads, an ABC Family members series that shown for one time of year. She made an appearance on Celebrity Search at age fifteen and in addition auditioned for the Mickey Mouse Golf club. In the beginning of her Broadway profession, she understudied functions in Grease and Les Miserables. She was wedded to acting professional Christian Borle from 2006 to 2010. She after that wedded screenwriter Ted Griffin in 2014. She actually is the sister of acting professional Hunter Foster.
Awards Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Nominations Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series, Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Breakout Star Female, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical
Movies The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, Gravy, The Nobodies, Just in Case
TV Shows Bunheads, Younger
Star Sign Pisces
She was nominated for a 2006 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Actress in a Musical for "The Drowsy Chaperone" on Broadway in New York City.
She was awarded the 2006 Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Lead Actress in a Musical for "The Drowsy Chaperone" at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
In 2014, she received her 6th Tony Award nomination for best performance by a lead actress for the musical "Violet". This tied her with Bernadette Peters for the second highest number of all musical performance nominations in Broadway history. Chita Rivera, with 8, has remained in first place in this category for more than 20 years.
Appearing as "Inga" in Seattle previews of Mel Brooks's "Young Frankenstein-The Musical". [August 2007]
Starring in "The Drowsy Chaperone". She took a few weeks off in the Fall of 2006, for her wedding and honeymoon, but resumed playing the role shortly after. [December 2006]
Playing "Princess Fiona" in "Shrek the Musical" on Broadway. [December 2008]
Starring as "Jo March" in the new Broadway musical "Little Women". [March 2005]
Was in a relationship with Bobby Cannavale from July 2010 until April 2012.
Nominated for the 2009 Tony Award for Best Performance for a Leading Actress in a Musical for "Shrek The Musical.".
In early 2006, she became engaged to longtime boyfriend, actor Christian Borle. They married in September of that year but have since divorced.
Growing up, Foster had a pillowcase which she carried around and slept with.
Nominated five times for the Tony Award (each time in the Outstanding Actress in a Musical category), as of June 2011, she has won twice; the first win was for the role of Millie Dillmount in "Thoroughly Modern Millie" in 2002, and the second was as Reno Sweeney in "Anything Goes" in 2011. The other nominations were for the roles of Jo March in "Little Women" (2005); Janet Van De Graaff in "The Drowsy Chaperone" (2006); and Princess Fiona in "Shrek The Musical" (2009).
She had attended Troy High School in Troy Michigan and, in her senior year, did correspondence courses through the high school because she was on the road acting in the "Will Rogers Follies".
In 2002, she won a Tony award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Millie Dillmount in "Thoroughly Modern Millie." She was nominated again in 2005 in the same category for playing Jo March in "Little Women."
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I wasn't even dancing. I was just stepping backwards, and my feet went forward, and I fell backward and caught myself with my hands." - explaining how she broke her arm during rehearsal of the musical "The Drowsy Chaperone" during the song "I'm an Accident Waiting to Happen.
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