Carol's stage show is an exciting combination of memorable songs from her film and theater performances, inventive and exciting dance routines, ingenious audience participation, more than a touch of comedy and wonderful stories from her extraordinary career. . . . all add up to a show you wont want to miss.
Carol Lawrence is one of the few performers who define the term "Triple Crown". She moves from screen roles to live stage performances and other media with the greatest of ease and talent. An actress of the first magnitude, Carol created the role of "Maria" in the Leonard Bernstein Broadway classic, "WEST SIDE STORY," She went on to grace the Broadway stage on five memorable occasions, starring in "SARATOGA", "SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING", "NIGHTLIFE", "I DO, I DO", and most recently in the title role in "KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN". Carol starred in the West Coast premier of "OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS", which inaugurated The El Portal, the first legitimate theater to open in Los Angeles in 21 years.
Carol has played to S.R.O. crowds in the national tours of "FUNNY GIRL", "THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN", "THE SOUND OF MUSIC", "SWEET CHARITY", "I DO, I DO", "NO, NO, NANETTE", "WOMAN OF THE YEAR", and "SUGAR BABIES" with Mickey Rooney. It is easy to see why the girl from Melrose Park, Illinois is well deserving of her star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame—the first recipient ever in the category of "Live Theater".
Outstanding in leading roles on "The Commish", a dramatic Diva on "Murder, She Wrote", with Angela Lansbury, and the title role on the episode, "Mama", for the series "Tequila & Bonetti". Other television appearances include countless musical specials, guest roles on "Lois and Clark", "Murder One", "The Championship Season", "Matt Houston", "Hotel", "Love Boat", and "Simon & Simon". As a regular on ABC s "General Hospital", she played the loving Italian matriarch "Angela Eckart", and on "Touched By An Angel" gave a heart-warming portrayal of a woman facing death. She appeared most recently as a recurring character on "Flipper", shot in Australia.