Blythe Wilson

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Blythe Wilson is a Canadian actress who has been part of the Stratford Festival company since 2003, playing lead roles as Nancy in Oliver! in 2006[1] and Laurey in Oklahoma! in 2007.

She has also acted at the Shaw Festival as well as the Chicago Shakespeare Theater and a number of other festivals and theatres in Canada and the United States. Born in Vancouver, she attended the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre School.

From October 3, 2008 to January 11, 2009 she performed the role of Baroness Schraeder in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Canadian revival of The Sound of Music, on stage at the Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto, Ontario.[2] She also performed in the musical Napoleon. Ms Wilson joined the U.S tour of Mary Poppins in Los Angeles in January 2010 performing the role of Mrs Banks. In November 2011 she joined the Broadway company of Mary Poppins as Mrs Banks marking her Broadway debut.

Ms Wilson is married to Canadian Actor Mark Harapiak, son of Harry Harapiak.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gary Smith (19 August 2006). "Wilson's voice creates shivers in Oliver". The Hamilton Spectator. Retrieved 22 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Sound of Music out to prove it's still one of our favourite things". CBC News. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 15 October 2008. Retrieved 22 March 2011.