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STEPHANIE J. BLOCK was most recently seen on Broadway starring as The Baker's Wife in the 2022/2023 critically acclaimed production of Into the Woods.


Block has established herself as one of the most relevant and versatile voices in contemporary musical theatre. She won the 2019 Tony Award® for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, as well as winning The Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Award for her STAR turn in The Cher Show.

She was also recognized for her role of Trina in Lincoln Center Theatre's 2016 revival of Falsettos garnering her the Tony Award®, Drama Desk and Outer Critics nominations for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. In 2013, she was recognized with both the Drama Desk and Tony Award® nomination(s) for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Alice Nutting/ Edwin Drood in The Roundabout Theater's production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood. These three productions marked three nominations in a six year span, a feat very few Broadway actors have attained. Other Broadway credits include Reno Sweeney in the 2011 Tony Award®-winning revival of Anything Goes, 9 to 5: The Musical playing the role of Judy Bernly for which she earned a Drama Desk nomination for Best Actress in a Musical.

She created the roles of Grace O'Malley in The Pirate Queen and Liza Minnelli In The Boy From Oz (opposite Hugh Jackman). Block is also well known for her portrayal as Elphaba in the Broadway company of Wicked as well as originating the role in the first national tour for which she won numerous awards including the prestigious Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical.

Some of her Off-Broadway and regional theatrical credits include Norma Desmond in SUNSET BLVD at The Kennedy Center, Brigadoon (Encores! City Center), Little Miss Sunshine (Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical), By The Way, Meet Vera Stark Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play), They're Playing Our Song (starring opposite Jason Alexander), and the World Premiere of Wicked.

Stephanie's solo album, This Place I Know has been received with great praise, lauded by critics as "One of the best debut recordings to come out of the Broadway community in quite some time...6 out of 5 stars". An array of award-winning songwriters assembled to help interpret their music on Stephanie's album. Composers such as Stephen Schwartz, Marvin Hamlisch and the legendary Dolly Parton join forces with Ms. Block to create a thrilling musical experience. Stephanie's voice can be heard on multiple cast recordings, including The Cher Show, Brigadoon, Falsettos, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 9 to 5: The Musical (Grammy Nomination), Wicked's 5th Anniversary Album, The Pirate Queen, and The Boy From Oz.


Television credits include: Bluff City Law (NBC), Rise (NBC), Madame Secretary (CBS), Orange Is the New Black (Netflix), Homeland (Showtime), It Could Be Worse (HULU).


She currently co-hosts and produces STAGES PODCAST with Marylee Fairbanks.

The show is in its fourth season and can be enjoyed wherever you get your podcasts.  It is in partnership with iHeartRadio Broadway. 


- The Hollywood Reporter



The Bakers Wife

St. James Theater



The Neil Simon Theater/ Dir. Jason Moore



Walter Kerr Theatre, Dir. James Lapine

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Alice Nutting/Edwin Drood

Studio 54, Dir. Scott Ellis


Anything Goes

Reno Sweeney 

The Stephen Sondheim Theater, Dir. Kathleen Marshall


9 to 5: The Musical

Judy Bernly

The Marquis Marquis, Dir. Joe Mantello




The Gershwin Theater, Dir. Joe Mantello

The Pirate Queen

Grace O'Malley

The Hilton Theatre, Dir. Frank Galati


The Boy from Oz

Liza Minnelli

The Imperial Theater, Dir. Phil McKinley


Sunset BLVD

Norma Desmond

The Kennedy Center

Little Miss Sunshine

Sheryl Hoover

2econd Stage Theatre, New York

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Gloria Mitchell

2econd Stage Theatre, New York


They're Playing Our Song

Sonia Walsk

Reprise! Theatre Company, Los Angeles


Grizabella St. Louis


9 TO 5: The Musical

 Judy Bernly

The Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles

The Pirate Queen

Grace O'Malley

The Cadillac Theatre, Chicago

2006 Helen Hayes Award - Outstanding Lead Actress


1st National Tour


Elphaba U/S

Curran Theatre, San Francisco

Crazy for You*
2002 Ovation Award Nomination - Best Actress


Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center 

I Love a Piano


The Denver Center 

Fiddler on the Roof


Pittsburgh CLO


James Joyce's The Dead

Mary Jane

Kennedy Center & Ahmanson Theatre


2001 Austin Critics Table Award-Best Actress


Austin Musical Theatre

Bye Bye Birdie


Sacramento Music Circus

Bells are Ringing





Santa Barbara CLO

The Glass Harp

Baby Love

Pasadena Playhouse

Crazy for You


McCoy/Rigby Ent. & Sacramento Music Circus

Guys & Dolls

Sarah Brown

CLO of South Bay Cities

Damn Yankees

Gloria Thorpe

Sacramento Music Circus


Robin/Dance Captain

The St. Louis MUNY & Regional Tour

Will Rogers Follies

Ziegfeld's Fav/US for Betty

Blake Troika Org/Pierre Cossette

South Pacific

Nellie Forbush

Cabrillo Musical Theatre/San Gabriel CLO


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