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Betsy Joslyn

Betsy Joslyn
Born (1954-04-19) April 19, 1954
Staten Island, New York
Occupation Stage, film, television actress

Betsy Joslyn (born April 19, 1954 in Staten Island, New York) is a Broadway musical and dramatic actress and soprano. Joslyn is best known for her Broadway work, including the original production of Sweeney Todd. She appeared in the ensemble of the original Broadway production and eventually took over the ingenue role of Johanna from Sarah Rice. She is married to conductor Mark Mitchell.[1]


  • Broadway credits 1
  • Off Broadway credits 2
  • Major touring credits 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Broadway credits

Off Broadway credits

  • The Fantasticks - Luisa (1975)[6]
  • Light Up the Sky - Frances Black - Roundabout Theatre (1990)[7]
  • Colette Collage (1991)[8]
  • Cabaret Verboten - Revue, CSC Repertory Theatre (1991)[9]

Major touring credits


  1. ^ Viagas, Robert. "Cupid Is Busy Backstage on Broadway" (intent to marry), April 1, 1998
  2. ^ Guernsey, Otis L. "Listing, 'Into the Woods'" The Best Plays of 1988-1989, Hal Leonard Corporation, 2000, ISBN 1-55783-056-8, p. 462
  3. ^ Jones, Kenneth."Madame of the House: Betsy Joslyn Is New to Broadway's 'Les Miz' July 24", July 24, 2000
  4. ^ Suskin, Steven. "Listing, 'A Doll's Life'" Show Tunes: The Songs, Shows and Careers of Broadway's Major Composers, Oxford University Press US, 2010 (4 ed.), ISBN 0-19-531407-7, p. 344
  5. ^ (no author)."'Sweeney Todd' production information", accessed January 8, 2011
  6. ^ (no author). "Betsy Joslyn Biography (1954-)", accessed January 8, 2011
  7. ^ Gussow, Mel. "Review Theater. Moss Hart's Valentine To the Craft He Adored" The New York Times, August 22, 1990 (no page number)
  8. ^ Guernsey, Otis L. "Listing, 'Colette Collage', 1991" Theater Yearbook 1990-1991:The Complete Broadway and Off-Broadway, Hal Leonard Corporation, 2000, ISBN 1-55783-107-6, p. 388
  9. ^ Simon, John. Review:'Cabaret Verboten' " New York Magazine, November 11, 1991, p. 120
  10. ^ Churnin, Nancy."Theater Review Be Their Guests--'Beauty and Beast' Know How to Treat 'Em" Los Angeles Times, June 23, 1997
  11. ^ Rose, Lloyd. "Witty 'City Of Angels', At National Theatre, An Offbeat Musical", The Washington Post, June 12, 1992, p. C1
  12. ^ Hutchins, Michael H. (compiled by)."1988 National Touring Company", accessed August 18, 2011
  13. ^ Arnold, Christine. "In 'Camelot,' Richard Harris Plays Himself", The Miami Herald, January 19, 1984, p.6 (Amusements)
  14. ^ Hutchins, Michael H. (compiled by)."1980 National Touring Production", accessed August 18, 2011

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