Sarah Uriarte Berry

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Sarah Uriarte Berry
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With husband Michael Berry in May 2005
Background information
Born May 31, 1969
San Francisco, California
Occupation(s) Actress, singer
Years active 1987-present

Sarah Uriarte Berry is an American actress and singer.

Career[edit]

Berry is a native of California and graduated from UCLA in 1992.[1][2] She made her Broadway debut as Eponine in Les Misérables in 1993.[3] She then went on to star as Belle in Beauty and the Beast in 1995.[3] Berry then returned to the role of Eponine in Les Misérables in 1997. She appeared in the short-lived Taboo from October 2003 to February 2004[4] and The Light in the Piazza (2005) as "Franca",[5] for which she was nominated for Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards as Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical. She also starred as the title role in Cinderella alongside Eartha Kitt for the New York City Opera in 2004.[6] On September 19, 2006, she returned to the role of Belle in Beauty and the Beast[7] and left the show on December 24, 2006.[8]

Berry's national tours include Sunset Boulevard as Betty Schaefer and starring Petula Clark (1998-1999)[9] and Carousel, in which she portrayed Julie Jordan. Her regional theatre credits include A Little Night Music as Anne at the Kennedy Center in 2002,[10][11]The Sound of Music at the Helen Hayes Theatre Company, Nyack, New York in 2002,[10]Oklahoma! at the Sacramento Music Circus (July 27-August 1, 2004),[12]West Side Story at The Muny in St. Louis in June 2000,[13] and Thoroughly Modern Millie, at the LaJolla Playhouse, California (2000).[14]

Berry reprised her role as Franca in a production of The Light in the Piazza which ran from July 10–26, 2008 at the Weston Playhouse Theatre in Weston, Vermont, where she starred alongside her husband Michael, who played Roy.[15] She also starred as Sharon in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of Master Class which ran from March 4 - April 5, 2009.[16] Berry was a temporary standby for Alice Ripley in the role of Diana in Next to Normal on Broadway.[17] She went on with her husband as Dan on February 19, 2010. Berry starred as Magnolia with her daughter as Young Kim in the Goodspeed Opera House production of Show Boat, which ran from July to September 2011.[18]

Personal[edit]

Berry is married to Broadway actor and director Michael Berry. They have one daughter and twin sons.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daily, Mary. "Bruins on Broadway" UCLA.edu, January 1, 2011
  2. ^ "NOTABLE ALUMNI ACTORS". UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Broadway credits". InternetBroadwayDatabase, accessed July 28, 2012
  4. ^ Jones, Kenneth. "Bway's 'Taboo' Will Close Feb. 8 After 100 Performances" Playbill.com, January 13, 2004
  5. ^ Simonson, Robert. "Berresse, Gravitte Join Cast of 'Light in the Piazza'". Playbill.com, January 14, 2005
  6. ^ Gans, Andrew. "Eartha Kitt and Lea DeLaria Join NYCO Cinderella; Casting Complete". Playbill.com, October 12, 2004
  7. ^ "Sarah Uriarte Berry Returns to 'Beauty and the Beast', 9/19". Broadwayworld.com (webcache.googleusercontent.com), September 7, 2006
  8. ^ Gans, Andrew. "Lew and Buntrock to Join Broadway's 'Beauty and the Beast'". Playbill.com, December 18, 2006
  9. ^ Simonson, Robert. "'Sunset Blvd.' Tour, With Petula Clark, Reaches San Fran, Oct. 13". Playbill.com, October 13, 1999
  10. ^ a b Berry and Vidnovic Star in Hayes' Sound of Music'". Playbill.com, October 24, 2002
  11. ^ "'A Little Night Music' 2002 Kennedy Center Production". SondheimGuide.com, accessed July 28, 2012
  12. ^ Gans, Andrew. "Norm Lewis, Max von Essen, Sarah Uriarte Berry and More Featured in Sacramento Music Circus Summer Season". Playbill.com, June 15, 2004
  13. ^ "MUNY Opens With "West Side Story". highbeam.com (abstract) (St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)), June 12, 2000
  14. ^ Simonson, Robert and Jones, Kenneth. "Dilly and Pinkins Are Millie and Muzzy at La Jolla Playhouse, Oct. 3-Nov. 12". Playbill.com, August 15, 2000
  15. ^ Blank, Mathhew. "PHOTO CALL: Vermont Light in the Piazza with McCarthy, Worsham and Worley" Playbill.com, July 17, 2008
  16. ^ Scott Lipton, Brian. "Barbara Walsh Replaces Kate Mulgrew in Paper Mill Playhouse's Master Class" Theathermania.com, February 9, 2009
  17. ^ Gans, Andrew. "'Next to Normal' Gets Very Berry in February". Playbill.com, January 29, 2010
  18. ^ Jones. Kenneth. "Sarah Uriarte Berry, Ben Davis, Quentin Earl Darrington Will Walk 'Show Boat's Gangplank at Goodspeed" playbill.com, May 17, 2011

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