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Regina Resnik

( b. Aug 30, 1922 Bronx, New York, USA - d. Aug 08, 2013 New York, New York, USA ) Female

Resnik started her career as a soprano before switching to mezzo roles in the mid-1950s, was long known for her vibrant upper register and subtle acting skills. She sang nearly 80 roles by one account, and had a 30-year career at the Metropolitan Opera.

After her retirement from the opera stage Resnik appeared in musical comedy, including a 1987 Broadway revival of Cabaret, which earned her a Tony nomination, and A Little Night Music at Lincoln Center, which brought her a Drama Desk nomination in 1991.

Source: WQXR obituary

ProductionsDate of Productions
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Also Starring: Regina Resnik [Fraulein Schneider]
Oct 22, 1987 - Jun 04, 1988
Cavalleria Rusticana
[Special, Opera, Revival]
  • Performer: Regina Resnik [Santuzza]
May 1944 - Closing date unknown
1991 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Regina Resnik (for "A Little Night Music") [nominee]
1988 Tony Award® Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Cabaret [nominee]
Also Starring: Regina Resnik
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