Sutton Foster is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She is famously known for her work on Broadway Stage which earned her two Tony Awards. She is also known for her role Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2002 and for her performance as Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes in 2011. She played lead roles on televisions series for instance; Bunheads from 2012-2013, and Younger since March 2015.
Sutton Foster Age
She was born on March 18, 1975, in Statesboro, Georgia, United States Of America. She is currently 44 years of age as of 2019.
Sutton Foster Height
She is 1.75 m tall.
Sutton Foster Husband
While in college, she met Christian Borle who was an actor. She got married to Christian on September 18, 2006. Three years later they, unfortunately, separated through a divorce.
She got into another relationship with Bobby Cannavale from 2010 to 2012. Later in 2013, she got into a relationship with Ted Griffin. She and Ted announced their engagement and later tied the knot on October 25, 2014.
She later announced that she and her husband had adopted, Emily Dale Griffin, a baby girl who was born on March 5, 2017.
Sutton Foster career
Foster transferred to the Broadway production in 1996 after touring in the role of Sandy throughout 1995. After appearing in the Broadway Musical The Scarlet Pimpernel in 1997, she returned as the Star to Be in the revival of Annie.
Late in 1998 got a role in What the World Needs, before she began touring with Les Misérables as Eponine Thenardier. She understudied the role on Broadway in 2000.
She left Les Misérables to appear in the ensemble of the pre-Broadway run of Thoroughly Modern Millie at the La Jolla Playhouse. She eventually took over the role of Millie Dilmount after leading lady Kristin Chenoweth backed out, and Erin Dilly turned down the job. During a Millie hiatus, she appeared at Goodspeed Musicals, The Three Musketeers at the American Musical Theatre of San Jose, and South Pacific at the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera.
In 2002 Thoroughly Modern Millie finally opened on Broadway. It received too many positive reviews for instance; The New York Daily News reviewer described her as “newcomer Sutton Foster, who has the pert look, the silver voice and the dazzling legwork to make an extraordinarily winning Millie.”. During the run, she appeared in concert versions of Chess and Funny Girl, before leaving in 2004.
On leaving, she did a concert version of Snoopy! The Musical and returned to the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera for a production of Me and My Girl to wrap up the year.
She co-starred as Jo March opposite Maureen McGovern as Marmee in the musical adaptation of Me and My Girl.
In 2007 she left the musical to co-star in Mel Brooks’ musical adaptation of his film Young Frankenstein as the Swedish yodeling fraulein Inga, at the Paramount Theatre and then on Broadway from October 2007 to July 2008.
She also guests starred on Jonny and The Sprite and in the three-episode story arc on the HBO sitcom Flight of the Conchords.
She played Princess Fiona in Shrek the Musical, which opened on Broadway on December 14, 2008. She played her final performance on January 3, 2010, when the show closed on Broadway. She also participated in Bonnie and Clyde.
She produced solo album Wish. It was released by Ghostlight Records in February 2009. The songs range from jazz to pop to cabaret to Broadway. In 2010, she promoted the album with concert performances in Boston, New York City, Chicago, the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Orange County, California, and Washington, D.C.
On April 8 to 11, 2010, she starred as nurse Fay Apple in Anyone Can Whistle. She made her Off-Broadway in Paul Weitz’s comedy Trust with Zach Braff, Bobby Cannavale, and Ari Graynor which previewed on July 23, 2010, with an official opening August 12, running through September 12, 2010, at Second Stage Theatre. She and Seth Rudetsky participated in the one night only Actors Fund benefit concert on August 30, 2010, at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater, John Jay College, New York.
In January 2010 She taught a master class at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Undergraduate Department of Drama. It led into a cabaret performance at Joe’s Pub in May “From Rodgers To Heart”. She taught the master class again in Fall Semester 2010, bring ing about another performance at Joe’s Pub, “Crazy for Gershwin”. She is currently on the faculty of NYU’s New Studio on Broadway. She taught a week-long master class session at Ball State University in January 2010. She continued her relationship with Ball State in September 2010 by working with students in the classroom, teaching master classes, and performing in workshops for students of the Department of Theatre and Dance.
She guest starred in an episode of Law and Order which was aired on March 3, 2010. She sang, Before The Parade Passes By, at the 33rd annual Kennedy Center Honore. This was in tribute to Jerry Herman. Additionally, she Performed in the 34th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in a tribute to Barbara Cook. She made her third appearance to the 35th Annual Kennedy Center to perform for the tribute to Shirley McLaine.
On March 10.2011 she played in the Broadway revival of Anything Goes as Reno Sweeney. Her final performance was on March 11, 2012, when she was replaced by Stephanie J. Block. She later left to film Bunheads, which premiered on ABC Family on June 11, 2012. She played former Las Vegas showgirl Michelle, who impulsively marries a man, moves to his small town, and begins teaching ballet lessons at her new mother-in-law’s Dance Studio.
She returned to Ball State, teaching classes, mentoring the interdisciplinary team that wrote the musical The Circus in Winter, and co-directed the Department of Theatre and Dance’s Spring 2012 production of The Drowsy Chaperone; she also spoke at commencement and received an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts degree for her continued engagement with Ball State students. Foster continued her relationship with Ball State in October 2012, performing in the staged reading of The Circus in Winter at the National Alliance for Musical Theatre’s Festival of New Musicals at New World Stages in New York.
She starred in Psych as Kerry in 2013. She appearred in The Angriest Man in Brooklyn in 2014. She starred in violet which was produced by Roundabout Theatre Company.
In July 2015, she returned to Encores! to play Queenie in Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party. Later, she was cast as the lead character in Younger which was premiered on March 31, 2015
In 2016 she starred in the Stephen Schwartz revue Defying Gravity in Australia alongside Aaron Tveit and Betty Buckley.
She appeared in the Off-Broadway revival of Sweet Charity as Charity Hope Valentine at the Pershing Square Signatu from November 2,2016.
She played the role of violet in the miniseries Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life in 2016. In 2017, she returned to Ball State to direct the production of Shrek.
She performed at the annual christmas concert as a guest artist for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
She is expected to return to broadway in September 2020. She will be starring as Marian paroo in the revival of The Music Man ,alongside Hugh Jackman.
Sutton Foster Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $4 million.