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Kerry Butler age, wiki, biography

Kerry Butler date of birth is 18 June, 1971 and place of birth is New York City, U.S. By profession she is an American actress and singer. She is most recognized for her work in Theatre. She is most remembered for creating the characters of Barbara Maitland in Beetlejuice, Penny Pingleton in Hairspray, and Clio/Kira in Xanadu. Her performance as Clio/Kira in Xanadu was recognized with a nomination for the Tony Award in the category of Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical.

Kerry Butler age, wiki, biography

Kerry Butler's birthday is on 18 June, 1971 and birth place is New York City, U.S. Her age as in 2022 is 51 years. Gemini is her birth sign. She celebrates her birthday every year on June 18. She was born and raised by her parents in the Brooklyn's Bensonhurst neighborhood. Her parents names are not known. She has not revealed much information about her family. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is White. In 1992,  Kerry Butler received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theater from Ithaca College. There is no information provided about siblings. She started appearing in advertisements when she was only three years old. Kerry resumed her acting career when she was nine years old, after a break of four years that had been enforced by her mother. She has been active in the industry continuously since that time. 

 Kerry Butler is still active in the performing arts, having recently participated in a number of seminars, readings, and charity performances.  She is an activist and some of her causes include youth mentorship, genocide, human rights abuses, and environmental problems. She is also a vegetarian.

 Kerry Butler tied the knot with her childhood buddy, Muppet writer and puppeteer Joey Mazzarino. The couple have two girls that they adopted from Ethiopia. Their elder daughter's name is Segi and she served as the inspiration for the single "I Love My Hair" that was performed on Sesame Street. Sumaya is the name of their second daughter.

Kerry Butler Career

In the musical Oklahoma!, which  Kerry Butler was a part of, he toured Europe playing the Role of Ado Annie. Additional parts that she played in New York were Barrow in "The I Word", Claudia in "The Folsom Head" and Vicki in the workshop production of Bright Lights, Big City. Furthermore, she has been featured in a number of advertisements. In 1993,  Kerry Butler made her first appearance on Broadway playing the part of Ms. Jones in the musical Blood Brothers. During her time with the production, she also understudied the character of Linda.  Kerry Butler made her debut as Belle in the Toronto version of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, in 1995, for which she was eventually considered for a Dora Award Nomination. In the end,  Kerry Butler played the part of Belle on Broadway. However, in September 1997, after having portrayed the character for more than two years, she stepped down from the musical and was substituted by Debbie Gibson. After that, she took on the role of Eponine in the production of Les Misérables. In the famous off-Broadway original production Bat Boy: The Musical that  Kerry Butler was a part of in 2001, she portrayed the romantic interest Shelley. In December of 2001, Bat Boy closed it's doors.

Hairspray is a musical adaptation of John Waters's 1988 movie of the same title. In February 2002,  Kerry Butler was selected to play the character of Penny Pingleton, in the musical. A pre-Broadway production of Hairspray was staged in Seattle, and when it finally made its way to Broadway in August 2002, it "became an instant Broadway blockbuster." The act took home eight Tony Awards, such as the award for Best Musical.  Kerry Butler was honored with the Clarence Derwent Award in addition to receiving nominations for the Drama Desk Award and the Outer Critics Circle Award for her work.  Kerry Butler portrayed the free-spirited performance artist Maddie in the short run of the tiny Australian musical Prodigal at the York Theatre when Hairspray was in the pre-production phase. Additionally,  Kerry Butler featured on the television program Sesame Street playing the role of Ms. Camp, a postal worker in March 2002.In July of 2003,  Kerry Butler announced her exit from the cast of Hairspray, which she had been a part of for a year. Jenn Gambatese was chosen in her place.  Kerry Butler was chosen to play the role of Audrey in the revival of the musical Little Shop of Horrors.

 Kerry Butler starred in the original off-Broadway production of the musical Miracle Brothers, which took place at the Vineyard Theatre in the autumn of 2005. In the ABC serial series One Life to Live,  Kerry Butler played the role of Claudia Reston, a manipulative heiress, from January 2006 to January 2007. Kerry Butler made her comeback to the Broadway stage in May 2007 and appeared in the new musical Xanadu, which was adapted on the roller-disco movie featuring Olivia Newton-John and was performed from May 2007 to September 2008 on Broadway. She portrays both Clio and Kira, a Greek muse who motivates a poor artist and falls in love with him. It debuted in July 2007, to great reviews and went on to become the unexpected smash of the summer.  Kerry Butler received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical and the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance for her work in the musical Xanadu.

In season 1 of the television show Lipstick Jungle, which aired on NBC in February and March of 2008,  Kerry Butler had a regular role as Reese. On the PS Classics record,  Kerry Butler's debut solo album was made available to the public in May of 2008. The album is named Faith, Trust & Pixie Dust, and it includes  Kerry Butler's renditions of some of her favorite tracks from Disney movies and musicals, performed in a "intimate, acoustic" setting. The name of the album comes from a line in the song "I'll Try" by Jonatha Brooke, which is included on the soundtrack of the movie Return to Neverland and is also included on the album. In a one-of-a-kind competition that was run on  Kerry Butler's official website, fans were given the opportunity to propose a single that should be featured on the album. The winner of the competition was invited to join  Kerry Butler in the recording studio to participate in the creation of the selected track. The song "God Help the Outcasts," which is in the animated movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," was selected as the winning submission.

She featured on a segment of NBC's 30 Rock in May 2009. The next month, she featured on the ABC series Cupid, playing the role of Debbie.  Kerry Butler starred in the production of Catch Me If You Can, which had its world debut at the 5th Avenue Theatre in the summer of 2009. Kerry Butler started her stint in the Broadway musical Rock of Ages in September 2009, performing six performances a week. She was cast as the main character, Sherrie, a small-town girl who travels to Sunset Strip in Los Angeles to become an actor.  Kerry Butler quit the show on March 13, 2010. Kerry Butler was a part of the Broadway production of Gore Vidal's The Best Man from March 2012 all the way through September 2012. It was her first part on Broadway, and it was in a play as opposed to a musical. In the segment that aired in May 2013,  Kerry Butler played the role of Ariel Randolph on Law & Order: SVU. Clinton: The Musical is a humorous take at the years of Bill Clinton's administration, and it ran Off-Broadway at New World Stages from March through June of 2015. She portrayed Hillary Clinton, and the reviews for her performance as Clinton were positive. In the animated children's show Wallykazam!, which debuted in April 2015,  Kerry Butler provided the voice for the figure Nancy the Noodle.  Kerry Butler made her first appearance as a solo artist at Feinstein's/54 Below in October of 2015. Accompanied by Seth Rudetsky on the piano, she sang classics from throughout her professional journey while also sharing tales from behind the scenes.  Kerry Butler played Jody's sister-in-law and mistress Ann Marie on The Mindy Project in November 2015.  Kerry Butler also features in the 2016 Netflix miniseries Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, launched in November 2016. She's Lorelai and Emily Gilmore's therapist, Claudia.

 Kerry Butler was in the Broadway show Disaster! by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick from February to May 2016.  Kerry Butler featured  in the musical version of Tina Fey, Jeff Richmond, and Nell Benjamin's Mean Girls from October 2017 until December 2017. Kerry Butler was in the Broadway production of Mean Girls from March 2018 until September 2018, portraying the characters of Ms. Norbury, Mrs. Heron, and Mrs. George. Jennifer Simard took over for  Kerry Butler after she made her last appearance on September 9. Kerry Butler played the character of Barbara Maitland in the world debut of the musical Beetlejuice, which took place at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C., from October until November of 2018.Beginning in March 2019 and continuing until the show's conclusion in March 2020,  Kerry Butler returned to the character of Barbara Maitland in the Broadway version of the musical. Beetlejuice made its triumphant comeback to Broadway in April 2022, and she was one of the original actors that participated in the production.

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