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name: age: where are you from? favorite broadway musical? how did you become a fan of stephanie? anything else?
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- about stephanie -
stephanie grew up in orange county, california. some of her influences are barbara streisand and judy garland. stephanie's number one mentor from way back when and still today is a woman named jill goodsell. during her appearance on jim caruso's cast party she said that her favorite song is "anything with a really great lyric." stephanie most recently starred in 9 to 5 the musical on broadway opposite megan hilty and the west wing's allison janney, previously originated the role of grace o'malley in boublil and schonberg's the pirate queen and played liza minelli opposite hugh jackman in the boy from oz. she originated the coveted role of elphaba in the musical wicked during its tryout in san francisco before going on to play the role on the first national tour, where she also met husband sebastian arcelus. stephanie has also appeared in: funny girl, oliver!, triumph of love, crazy for you, fiddler on the roof, james joyce's the dead, let me sing, the grass harp, bells are ringing, i love a piano, damn yankees and bye bye birdie. her voice can be heard in numerous commcerials for barbie, which she started recording at the age of twelve and thirteen. stephanie recently released her debut cd, 'this place i know', on ps classics.
a few questions were sent to stephanie which she so sweetly answered. they are archived here. check them out - they are very cute!