Callaway, Liz 1961–

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CALLAWAY, Liz 1961–


Born April 13, 1961, in Chicago, IL; sister of Ann Hampton Callaway (a singer and songwriter); married Dan Foster (an actor and director); children: Nicholas. Education: Attended high school in Winnetka, IL.

Addresses: Agent—Gage Group, Inc., 315 West 57th St., Suite 4H, New York, NY 10019.

Career: Actress, singer, and voice performer. Also worked as a waitress.

Awards, Honors: Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best actress in a featured role in a musical, 1984, for Baby; Emmy Award, c. 1989, for Ready to Go; MAC Award (with Ann Hampton Callaway), major female vocal engagement, 1996, for Sibling Revelry; Bistro Award (with Ann Hampton Callaway), Back Stage, outstanding major engagement, 1996; Drama Desk Award nomination and Drama League Award nomination, both outstanding featured actress in a musical, 2002, for The Spitfire Grill; MAC Award nomination, solo compact disc category, for The Beat Goes On.


Stage Appearances:

Bless the Lord, Godspell (musical), off–Broadway production, c. 1980.

Chrissy, The Matinee Kids (musical), BTA Theatre, New York City, 1981.

Mary, Merrily We Roll Along (musical), Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1981–1982.

More of Loesser (musical), King Cole Room, St. Regis–Sheraton Hotel, New York City, 1982.

Lizzie Fields, Baby (musical), Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1983–1984.

Lady Constance Bonacieux, The Three Musketeers (musical), New York City, 1984.

Young Sally, Follies in Concert (concert), Lincoln Center Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Emily, Grover's Corners (musical), workshop production, 1985.

Sarah Stone, No Way to Treat a Lady (musical), off–Broadway production, 1985.

Claudia, Brownstone (musical), Roundabout Theatre Company, Union Square Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Lizzie Fields, Baby (musical), Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre, Lincolnshire, IL, 1986.

Petra, A Little Night Music (musical), Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY, 1986–1987.

Woman, Marry Me a Little (musical), York Theatre Company, New York City, 1987.

One Two Three Four Five (musical), Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, New York City, 1987.

Sue, Carrie (musical), workshop production, 1988.

Ellen, Miss Saigon (musical), Broadway Theatre, New York City, 1991–1992.

Say It With Music … The Irving Berlin Revue (revue), Rainbow and Stars, New York City, 1992.

Grizabella, Cats (musical), Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, between 1993 and 1999.

Dora, Fiorello! (musical), City Center Theatre, New York City, 1994.

Unsung Musicals (musical), Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse, New York City, 1994.

The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm (musical), Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1997.

King Island Christmas (musical), workshop production, 1998.

Shelby Thorpe, The Spitfire Grill (musical), Playwrights' Horizons, Duke Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Mel, Lady in Penthouse B (musical; staged reading), York Theatre Company, 2002.

Better with a Band (musical), workshop production, 2002.

The Broadway Musicals of 1963 (musical), Town Hall Theatre, New York City, 2002.

The Mistress Cycle (musical), workshop production, 2002.

The Look of Love: The Songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David (musical revue), Roundabout Theatre Company, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 2003.

Appeared as Dot, Sunday in the Park with George (musical), Blackfriars Theatre; as Eva "Evita" Peron, Evita (musical), Blackfriars Theatre; and in 90 North, workshop production. Performer in numerous concerts, benefits, and tributes in New York City and elsewhere.

Major Tours:

Jenny, Shenandoah (musical), U.S. cities, 1983.

Sibling Revelry (cabaret production), U.S. cities and London, c. 1996.

An Evening with Liz Callaway (musical performance; also known Liz Callaway), U.S. cities, c. 2002.

Toured with Ann Hampton Callaway in the cabaret production Relative Harmony, U.S. cities.

Film Appearances:

Singing voice of Princess Jasmine, The Return of Jafar (animated musical; also known as Aladdin 2), Buena Vista Home Video, 1993.

Singing voice of Princess Odette, The Swan Princess (animated musical), New Line Cinema, 1994.

Member of chorus, Pocahontas (animated musical), Buena Vista, 1995.

Singing voice of Princess Jasmine, Aladdin and the King of Thieves (animated musical), 1996.

Singing voice of Anastasia, Anastasia (animated musical), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1997.

Singing voice of adult Kiara, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (animated musical), Buena Vista Home Video/Walt Disney Home Video, 1998.

Voice of singer, The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars (animated musical; also known as Brave Little Toaster 2), Walt Disney Home Video, 1998.

Film Work:

Additional voices, Beauty and the Beast (animated musical), Buena Vista, 1991, released as Beauty and the Beast: Special Edition, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Judy Matheson, Senior Trip!, CBS, 1981.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Young Sally, Follies in Concert (concert), PBS, 1986.

Mrs. Primm and other voices, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile—The Musical: "The House on East 88th Street" (musical), HBO, 1987.

Holiday at Pops 1999 (concert), Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Broadway under the Stars, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Stephen Sondheim," Inside the Actors Studio, Bravo, c. 1994.

Television Appearances; Other:

Host, Ready to Go, CBS, 1989.

Radio Appearances; Episodic:

Guest, Radio Playbill, 2003.



A Stephen Sondheim Evening, RCA, 1983.

Anywhere I Wander: Liz Callaway Sings Frank Loesser (solo album; also known as Anywhere I Wander and Liz Callaway Sings Frank Loesser), Fynsworth Alley, 1993.

The Story Goes On: On and off Broadway (solo album; also known as The Story Goes On), Fynsworth Alley, 1995.

Unsung Irving Berlin, Varese Sarabande, 1995.

The Beat Goes On (solo album), Fynsworth Alley, 2001.

(Contributor) Infinite Joy, 2001.

(Contributor) You Oughta Be on Broadway! They Sing, You Sing! A Richard Rodgers Collection for Ladies of All Ages, Footlight Records, 2003.

(Contributor) Ann Hampton Callaway, Slow, Shanachie Entertainment, 2004.

Albums; Soundtrack Cast Recordings:

Baby, Jay, 1984.

(With Ann Hampton Callaway) Sibling Revelry, DRG Records, 1996.

The Spitfire Grill, Triangle Road Records, 2002.

The Broadway Musicals of 1963, Bayview Records, 2003.

Brownstone, Original Cast Records, 2003.

Also recorded Follies in Concert and Unsung Sondheim.



Liz Callaway Official Site,, September 6, 2004.

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