Ann Reinking Biography (1949-)

Full name, Ann H. Reinking; born November 10, 1949, in Seattle, WA; daughterof Walton F. (some sources cite Walter Floyd) and Frances Holmes (maiden name, Harrison) Reinking; married Larry Small, 1970 (marriage ended); married Herbert A. Allen (an investment banker), August 25, 1982 (divorced, 1989); married James Stuart (in business), 1989 (divorced, 1991); married Peter Talbert (a sportswriter), 1994; children: (third marriage) Christopher Reinking; stepchildren: Leslie, Christie, Herbert, Charlie. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 40 West 57th St., New York, NY 10019.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, dancer, choreographer, singer
Birth Details
November 10, 1949
Seattle, Washington, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Broadway debut) Lulu, Cabaret, Broadway Theatre, New York City, 1969
  • Member of ensemble, Coco, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1969-1970
  • Member of ensemble, Wild and Wonderful, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1971
  • Member of chorus, Pippin, Imperial Theatre, New York City, beginning 1972
  • Maggie, Over Here!, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1974-1975
  • Joan of Arc, Goodtime Charley, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1975
  • Cassie, A Chorus Line, New York Shakespeare Festival, Shubert Theatre, 1976
  • Roxie Hart, Chicago, 46th Street Theatre, New York City, 1977
  • Dancin', Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, beginning 1978
  • Parade of Stars Playing the Palace, Palace Theatre, 1983
  • One More Song/One More Dance, Joyce Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Ann Reinking ... Music Loves Me, Joyce Theatre, 1984
  • Title role, Sweet Charity, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1986-1987
  • Night of 100 Stars III, Radio City Music Hall, New York City, 1990
  • Roxie Hart, Chicago, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1996, then Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York City, beginning 1996
  • Brave New World (benefit performance), Town Hall Theatre, New YorkCity, 2002
  • Shall We Dance: A Dance Tribute to Richard Rodgers, City Center Theatre, 2002
  • City Center Encores! 10th Anniversary Bash, City Center Theatre, 2002
  • Also appeared in The Unsinkable Molly Brown.
  • Major Tours
  • Rose Alvarez, Bye Bye Birdie, 1991-1992
  • Stage Work
  • Choreographer
  • Pal Joey, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1988
  • (With others) Tommy Tune Tonite! (revue), George Gershwin Theatre,New York City, 1992-1993
  • Chicago, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1996, Ambassador Theatre, 1996, then Shubert Theatre, 1996-1997
  • The Visit, Colonial Theatre, Boston, MA, 1998, then Winter GardenTheatre, New York City, 2001
  • (With Chet Walker; and cocreator and director, with Richard Maltby, Jr.)Fosse, Broadhurst Theatre, 1999-2001
  • The Look of Love: The Songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Roundabout Theatre Company, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 2003
  • (And director) "No Strings," Encores!, City Center Theatre, 2003
  • Also choreographer for Legends, Joffrey Ballet, Chicago, IL; Nilsson/Schmillson, Spectrum Dance Theatre, Seattle, WA; Suite to Sondheim, Pacific Northwest Ballet; and The Threepenny Opera, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA.
  • Stage Work
  • Major Tours
  • Choreographer, Chicago, U.S. cities, 1999-2000, then Canadian cities.
  • Also choreographer for touring productions of Applause, U.S. cities, and Fosse, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and London.
  • Stage Director
  • (With Michael Greif) Tonight at 8:30 (six one-acts), Main Stage, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA, 2000
  • Film Appearances
  • "Troubles" Moran, Movie, Movie, Warner Bros., 1979
  • Kate Jagger, All That Jazz, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
  • Mrs. Grace Farrell/Mrs. Grace Warbucks, Annie, Columbia, 1982
  • Micki Salinger, Micki + Maude (also known as Micki & Maude), Columbia, 1984
  • Living American Theater Dance, Phoenix Films, 1992
  • Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There, Second Act Productions, 2002
  • Film Choreographer
  • Chicago, Miramax, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Doug Henning: Magic on Broadway, NBC, 1982
  • Mrs. Grace Farrell/Mrs. Grace Warbucks, Lights, Camera, Annie!, 1982
  • Parade of Stars, ABC, 1983
  • Host, American Treasury, 1985
  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NBC, 1986
  • "Broadway Sings: The Music of Jule Styne" (also known as "The Music of Jule Styne"), Great Performances, PBS, 1987
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1988
  • The Songwriters Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary ... The Magic of Music (also known as The Magic of Music), CBS, 1989
  • Night of 100 Stars III, NBC, 1990
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1990
  • Host, "Collins Meets Coward" (also known as "The Astonished Heart--A SadLove Tale," "Still Life--A Romantic Interlude," and "Ways and Means"), A&E Stage, Arts and Entertainment, 1992
  • "The Andrew Lloyd Webber Story," A&E Stage, Arts and Entertainment, 1992
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1992
  • "The Music of Kander and Ebb: Razzle Dazzle," Great Performances,PBS, 1997
  • The 53rd Presidential Inaugural Gala (also known as An AmericanGala), CBS, 1997
  • Broadway '97: Launching the Tonys, PBS, 1997
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1997
  • Broadway '99: Launching the Tony Awards, PBS, 1999
  • Bob Fosse: Dancing on the Edge, Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Intimate Portrait: Sharon Lawrence, Lifetime, 2000
  • Intimate Portrait: Jasmine Guy, Lifetime, 2001
  • Dancer, Fosse (also known as From Broadway: Fosse), PBS, 2002
  • Also appeared in Broadway Salutes Washington and An Introduction to the Dance Gala of the Stars.
  • Episodic
  • Lorelei Farnsworth, "The Adventure of the Eccentric Engineer," ElleryQueen, NBC, 1976
  • Jill Kelly, "Bald and Beautiful," The Cosby Show, CBS, 1987
  • Movies
  • A Night on the Town, 1983
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 40th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1986
  • The 45th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1991
  • The 51st Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1997
  • Television Work
  • Choreographer, Bye Bye Birdie, ABC, 1995
  • Choreographer (with others) and stage director, Fosse (special; also known as From Broadway: Fosse), PBS, 2002
  • Choreographer (of Ballet Hispanico), The 13th Annual Hispanic HeritageAwards (special), NBC, 1999

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Dance, October, 1996, pp. 86-88; February, 1997, pp. 1-5; August,1997, pp. 60-62; April, 2000, p. 50; July, 2000, p. 14

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