Performed the comedic roles of Prudy Pingleton/Gym Teacher/Matron/Denizen of Baltimore from July 18, 2002 (first preview) to November 5, 2004 in the Broadway musical "Hairspray" based on the John Waters film. After her run ended, Julie Halston took over the part.
Did You Know?
At age 46, during the run of her show Regrets Only, she was hospitalized for a hysterectomy to remove a benign tumor. She was back in three weeks, with a cot backstage for whenever she was not singing or talking.