From Fosca to Dolly: Celebrating Donna Murphy on the New York Stage

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The two-time Tony Award winner celebrates her birthday March 7.

Two-time Tony Award winner Donna Murphy celebrates her birthday March 7.

The actor made her Broadway debut in the The Mystery of Edwin Drood at the Imperial Theatre in 1985, beginning a long career starring as some of theatre’s most iconic characters, including her Tony Award–winning turns as Fosca in Passion and Anna Leonowens in The King and I.

Murphy was last seen on Broadway as Dolly Levi in the hit revival of Hello, Dolly!

Photos: Celebrate Donna Murphy on the New York Stage

Photos: Celebrate Donna Murphy on the New York Stage

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Donna Murphy in <i> The Mystery of Edwin Drood</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/6568b52/2147483647/resize/800×450/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fef%2F65%2F0516259b472d89a7f79fdae84d1f%2Fdonnaking7.jpg” data-url=”2″ src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img><figcaption>
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                Donna Murphy in <i> The Mystery of Edwin Drood</i></p>
<p>                    <span>Martha Swope</span></p>
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<p>    <img alt=Song of Singapore” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/a3c89f8/2147483647/resize/800×450/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F03%2Feb%2Fb767e33341168165dcbb0d2cce4a%2Fdonnahello3.jpg” data-url=”3″ src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”>


Donna Murphy in Song of Singapore


Carolee Carmello and Donna Murphy in <i>Hello Again</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/e8aa6b5/2147483647/resize/800×450%3E/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F74%2F58%2Fbd6edbc8497e8fe36966ca4e3b98%2Fdonnahello1.jpg” data-url=”4″ src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img><figcaption>
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                Carolee Carmello and Donna Murphy in <i>Hello Again</i></p>
<p>                    <span>Joan Marcus</span></p>
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<p>    <img alt=Hello Again” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/469896a/2147483647/resize/800×450%3E/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F3e%2F79%2F038ee7404bf2b88e38f688bd3504%2Fdonnahello2.jpg” data-url=”5″ src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”>


Donnna Murphy and David A. White in Hello Again

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Jere Shea and Donny Murphy in Passion.


Jere Shea and Donna Murphy in Passion

Joan Marcus


Donna Murphy in <i>Passion</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/ad78ca0/2147483647/resize/800×450/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F66%2Fd4%2Fb60d4f784429be8118347fc68f77%2Fdonnapass1.jpg” data-url=”7″ src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img><figcaption>
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                Donna Murphy in <i>Passion</i></p>
<p>                    <span>Joan Marcus</span></p>
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<p>    <img alt=Passion” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/8a41100/2147483647/resize/800×450/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F78%2F5d%2F3124a6524bf6b90821860542a871%2Fdonnapass3.jpg” data-url=”8″ src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”>


Donna Murphy in Passion

Joan Marcus


Donna Murphy in <i>Passion</i>” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/24e0df1/2147483647/resize/800×450%3E/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F10%2F28%2Fc515c51846049c7e530b5b7132ce%2Fdonnapass4.jpg” data-url=”9″ src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img><figcaption>
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                Donna Murphy in <i>Passion</i></p>
<p>                    <span>Joan Marcus</span></p>
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<p>    <img alt=Passion” data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”https://bsp-static.playbill.com/dims4/default/664ed7f/2147483647/resize/800×450%3E/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpb-asset-replication.s3.amazonaws.com%2F13%2F28%2F41ee98ab4c869b908d1e738d4b84%2Fdonnapass5.jpg” data-url=”10″ src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”>


Donna Murphy in Passion

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