Randy Graff’s multifaceted career as actress and singer has made her at home on Broadway and Off Broadway stages, regional theater and concert halls from coast to coast as well as in film and television.
Along the way she has received the coveted Tony and Drama Desk Awards for her role in CITY OF ANGELS
, as well as an Outer Critics, Drama Desk and Tony Award Nomination for her work in A CLASS ACT
Ms. Graff had the distinction of creating the role of Fantine in the original Broadway production of LES MISERABLES
for which she received a Helen Hayes Award nomination. Her work for playwright Neil Simon includes LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR
opposite Nathan Lane and HOTEL SUITE for the prestigious Roundabout Theater Company. Other Broadway starring roles include FALSETTOS
, HIGH SOCIETY
, and sharing the stage with Carol Burnett in MOON OVER BUFFALO
. She co starred with Alfred Molina in the 2004 revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
and received a Best Actress Drama League Nomination and Outer Critic’s Circle Nomination. Her Off Broadway credits include Richard Greenberg's THE BABYLON LINE
for Lincoln Center, Paula Vogel’s THE LONG CHRISTMAS RIDE HOME
at the Vineyard Theater for which she received a Drama League Nomination, MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD
for Primary Stages, DO RE MI
also starring Nathan Lane for City Center Encores!, DAMN YANKEES
with Sean Hayes for ENCORES! SUMMER STARS and the original production of A...MY NAME IS ALICE
at the Village Gate.
Ms. Graff has performed literally from coast to coast in regional theaters
including Hartford Stage, New Jersey’s McCarter Theater, San Diego’s
Old Globe where she portrayed legendary columnist Ann Lander’s as THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS
(a one woman show) and at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., where she proudly portrayed the Countess in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
in the renowned Sondheim festival in 2002.
Randy’s television and film work includes LEARNING TO DRIVE, NOTES FROM THE UNDERBELLY, CASHMERE MAFIA, LAW AND ORDER, MAD ABOUT YOU, MOON OVER BROADWAY, KEYS TO TULSA and guest appearances on THE TONIGHT SHOW with Johnny Carson and ROSIE O’DONNELL. She can be heard on the original cast albums of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
(2004 revival), A CLASS ACT
, CITY OF ANGELS
, LES MISERABLES
, DO RE MI
, HIGH SOCIETY
, BROADWAY SCENE STEALERS: THE WOMEN
, ULTIMATE BROADWAY 2
and DOING SOMETHING RIGHT- RANDY GRAFF SINGS CY COLEMAN
, her solo CD. In concert
, Randy has graced the stages of Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Town
Hall and The Kennedy Center. She has appeared as a guest soloist with several
world class symphonies.
Ms. Graff is on the faculty at NYU TISCH/The New Studio On Broadway
and The Manhattan School of Music
where she teaches musical theater performance. Randy holds an honorary doctorate in the Performing Arts from Wagner College.