Jul 04, 2023
By AM740 Staff
Coming up this Saturday at 1pm on Finding Your Bliss, Life Coach and Bliss Expert Judy Librach is joined by award-winning musical theatre star Barbara Barsky, one of the most outstanding musical theatre talents in this country.
She’s here to talk about her illustrious career, her longtime marriage and partnership with Marek Norman and her inspirational new show Dancer, which is currently running at the Toronto Fringe Festival.
Some of Barbara’s impressive credits include Berthe in Boeing Boeing (Persephone Theatre), Mme Thenardier in Les Miz, Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins for which she received a Saataward nomination (WCT), Mama Rose in Gypsy (The Arts Club), Penelope Pennywise in Urinetown for which she received a Jessie Award nomination, Maria Callas in Masterclass, Golde in Susan H. Schulman’s Fiddler on the Roof, Wanderlust, Henry V and Patience (Stratford Festival), Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard (Livent), Charlotte in Larry’s Party (CanStage, NAC, MTC) and Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd.
Barbara has received seven Dora Award nominations for Closer Than Ever, Forbidden Broadway, Chutzpah a Go Go, Snappy Tales, Assassins and A New Brain (The Musical Stage Company).
She co-produced with her husband Marek Norman, the original Canadian production of Assassins which garnered five Dora awards, including Best Production. She was also a member of the legendary Second City Company with Martin Short and Catherine O’Hara, and was co-founder of Reprise Concerts, great musicals in concert. She has appeared in multiple TV shows culminating in an Actra Award nomination for her work in Clowns, plus a Tyrone Guthrie Award.
She sings two gorgeous songs on the program – you don’t want to miss this one!
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