Natalie Toro

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Natalie Toro is a New York City-born singer and stage, television, and film actor. She debuted at the Apollo Theater at the age of five. She studied piano and voice at the Manhattan School of Music and the High School of Music and Art until the age of 18. She attended the Boston Conservatory of Music earning a BFA in Musical Theater.

In 1999, she began a long journey with A Tale of Two Cities, a musical by Jill Santoriello. Toro later left for a Broadway-aimed tour of Evita. The tour's plans for Broadway were scrapped.[why?] In 2002, she performed the role of Madame Defarge for the concept recording of Tale.[citation needed]

In 2004, she began to tour with Jesus Christ Superstar, both with Sebastian Bach was on the tour and after he left. In 2007, she was cast in the Broadway musical adaptation of A Tale of Two Cities in Sarasota, Florida at the Asolo Repertory Theatre. She received a 2007 Sarasota Magazine Award for Best Supporting Theatre Actress and received good reviews. In March 2008, the opening for previews on August 19, 2008 was set at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in New York, with an official opening of September 18.[1] The show closed, after mainly negative critical notices, on November 9, 2008.

On November 23, 2008, Toro released her second solo-CD, which was self-titled "Natalie Toro".[2]

Theatrical Credits[edit]

Broadway[edit]

Off-Broadway[edit]

National Tour[edit]

Theatre Awards[edit]

  • 2009: 2008-09 BroadwayWorld Fan Theatre Awards for Best Featured Actress (Finalist/Nominated) - Madame DeFarge, A Tale of Two Cities
  • 2008: Sarasota Magazine Theatre Award for Best Featured Actress (WIN) - Madame DeFarge, A Tale of Two Cities
  • 1999: J. Jefferson Theatre Award (Chicago) for Best Actress (Nominated) - Evita in Evita

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], Broadway.com, July 23, 2008
  2. ^ Official Natalie Toro website; accessed October 20, 2014.

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