It’s Official! Marin Mazzie Lands Coveted Role in Bullets Over Broadway
December 5th, 2013
by Josh Ferri
Three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie snagged the plum role of over-the-top stage diva Helen Sinclair in the Broadway adaptation of Woody Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway. Dianne Wiest, who won an Oscar for her portrayal, originated the role in the 1994 film of the same name. Get the skinny on this outrageous character in the video below.
Now, take a trip down memory lane with five of Marin Mazzie’s most memorable star turns.
Clara, PassionMazzie earned her first Tony nomination in 1994 as the adulterous lover Clara in Stephen Sondheim’s Tony-winning musical Passion.
Mother, RagtimeIn 1998, Mazzie received her second Tony nomination for her beautiful performance as Mother in Ragtime.
Lilli Vanessi/Katherine, Kiss Me, KateThe celebrated revival of Kiss Me, Kate brought Mazzie her third Tony nomination in 2000 for the starring role as Lilli Vanessi/Katherine.
Diana, Next to NormalIn 2010, Mazzie gave theater fans a treat when she assumed the starring role of bipolar mom Diana in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal.
Margaret White, CarrieMost recently, Mazzie was seen off-Broadway as Carrie White’s deranged mother Margaret White in the MCC revival of Carrie.
Bullets Over Broadway begins performances at the St. James Theatre on March 11, 2014 and opens April 10.