Sutton Foster

Born Mar 18, 1975

Sutton Lenore Foster is an American actress, singer, and dancer. Foster is best known for her work on the Broadway stage, for which she has received two Tony Awards, in 2002 for her role of Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie and in 2011 for her role of Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes. Her other Broadway credits include Little Women, The Drowsy Chaperone, Young Frankenstein and Shrek the Musical. She will star in the upcoming ABC Family television series Bunheads.… Read More

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    Where Is She Going?: Sweet Charity Revived
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    Huffington Post - Dec 02, 2016
  • Review: A Thoroughly Modern ‘Sweet Charity’ Who Abandons Hope
    NYTimes - Nov 21, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sutton Foster.


1975 Birth Born on March 18, 1975.


1996 21 Years Old Foster made her Broadway debut as an understudy for the character "Sandy Dumbrowski" in Grease in 1996.
1997 22 Years Old Then she appeared in The Scarlet Pimpernel (1997) and as Star to Be in Annie in 1997.
2000 25 Years Old She appeared on Broadway in 2000 as the understudy for Eponine in Les Misérables.
2002 27 Years Old 1 More Event
During rehearsals of the pre-Broadway run of Thoroughly Modern Millie at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, she replaced the lead actress Erin Dilly, in the role of "Millie". She opened in the musical on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre in 2002, to many positive reviews. … Read More


2005 30 Years Old The musical had a pre-Broadway run at the Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles in November to December 2005. … Read More
2008 33 Years Old She played Princess Fiona in Shrek the Musical, which opened on Broadway on December 14, 2008. … Read More
She played her final performance on January 3, 2010, when the show closed on Broadway. … Read More
2011 36 Years Old Foster played Reno Sweeney in the Broadway revival of Anything Goes, which began performances on March 10, 2011 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre and officially opened on April 7, 2011. … Read More
2012 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Foster's final performance was on March 11, 2012, when she was replaced by Stephanie J. Block. … Read More
…  She made a third appearance at the Kennedy Center Honors in 2013, performing for the tribute to Shirley MacLaine. … Read More
2014 39 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2014, she appeared opposite Robin Williams in the comedy The Angriest Man in Brooklyn. Foster's debut solo album Wish was released by Ghostlight Records in February 2009.


…  It was originally set to be released January 13, 2015 but she stated on January 31 in an interview at TETA TheatreFest 2015 in Houston, Texas that the release was delayed. … Read More
In 2016, she starred opposite Aaron Tveit and Betty Buckley in the Stephen Schwartz revue Defying Gravity in Australia before returning to the off-Broadway stage as Charity Hope Valentine in Sweet Charity.
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