From Sweet Charity to The Addams Family: Celebrating Bebe Neuwirth on the Stage

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From Sweet Charity to The Addams Family: Celebrating Bebe Neuwirth on the Stage

The two-time Tony Award winner celebrates her birthday December 31.

Stage and screen star Bebe Neuwirth celebrates her birthday December 31.

Neuwirth made her Broadway debut in the original production of A Chorus Line, assuming the role of Sheila and beginning a four decade career on the stage. Throughout the course of her career, she has starred in The Addams Family, Fosse, Damn Yankees, and more, winning Tony Awards for her performances in Sweet Charity and Chicago.

In celebration of Neuwrith, take a look back at highlights from her career.

Celebrating Bebe Neuwirth on the Stage

Celebrating Bebe Neuwirth on the Stage

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Allison Williams, Ann Reinking, and Bebe Neuwirth in Sweet Charity

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                Bebe Neuwirth, Debbie Allen and Allison Williams in <i>Sweet Charity</i></p>
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Debbie Allen, Bebe Neuwirth and Allison Williams

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                Debbie Allen, Bebe Neuwirth and Allison Williams in <i>Sweet Charity</i></p>
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Bebe Neuwirth and Victor Garber in Damn Yankees

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                Bebe Neuwirth in <i>Damn Yankees</i></p>
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Victor Garber, Bebe Nuewirth and Jere Shea in Damn Yankees

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Victor Garber and Bebe Neuwirth


Victor Garber and Bebe Neuwirth

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Victor Garber and Bebe Neuwirth


Victor Garber and Bebe Neuwirth

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Bebe Neuwirth


Bebe Neuwirth

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