Four time TONY Award nominee Judy Kuhn most recently starred as Golde opposite Danny Burstein in Bart Sher's critically acclaimed revival of Fiddler on the Roof on Broadway. In 2015 Judy starred as Helen Bechdel in the Tony Award winning production of Fun Home (Tony & Drama League Award Nominations), a role she created in the original Off-Bway production at the Public Theater (2014 Lucille Lortel Award). Also on Broadway she starred in The Roundabout's hit 1993 revival of She Loves Me (Tony Award Nomination), Chess (Tony & Drama Desk Award Nominations) and Les Miserables (Tony & Drama Desk Award Nominations), Rags (Drama Desk Nomination), Richard Nelson's play Two Shakespearean Actors (Lincoln Center Theatre), Alan Menken & Tim Rice's King David, and the original cast of The Mystery of Edwin Drood (NYSF).
Other recent appearances include The Visit by John Kander, Fred Ebb & Terrance McNally (The Williamstown Theater Festival) directed by John Doyle and starring Chita Rivera and Roger Rees. She starred as Fosca in the much lauded production of Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine’s Passion directed by John Doyle at the Classic Stage Co. (Drama League Award nomination) and appeared in the inaugural season of Encores! Off-Center in The Cradle Will Rock directed by Sam Gold.
Other theater includes: Three Sisters adapted by Craig Lucas and directed by Bartlett Sher (Intiman), Passion (Kennedy Center’s Sondheim Celebration); U.S. premiere of Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles; Ricky Ian Gordon’s Sycamore Trees (Helen Hayes Award/Signature Theater); Michael John LaChiusa’s The Highest Yellow, Eli’s Comin’ (Vineyard Theatre/Obie Award); The Ballad of Little Jo (Steppenwolf Theatre Co./Jeff Award Nomination); As Thousand's Cheer (Drama Dept.); Tina Landau and Ricky Ian Gordon’s Dream True (Vineyard Theatre); The Glass Menagerie (McCarter Theatre), Martin Guerre (Hartford Stage), and Martha Clarke's Endangered Species (BAM). ). In London's West End she starred in Metropolis (Olivier Award Nomination).
Judy sang the title role in Disney's Pocahontas as well as the in the sequel Pocahontas II: Journey To A New World. Other film and television appearances include: Enchanted, "Elementary" (CBS), "Hope & Faith" (ABC), "Law & Order" (NBC), "All My Children" (ABC), "The Secret Life of Mary Margaret..."(HBO), "My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies" (PBS), "The Kennedy Center Honors" (CBS), The Les Miserables 10th Anniversary Concert (PBS), In Performance At The White House (PBS), and the independent feature Day on Fire in which she costarred and performed the soundtrack with John Medeski.
Judy has performed on concert stages around the world including appearances at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Feinstein’s at The Regency, The Hollywood Bowl, The Kennedy Center, The Philly Pops Orchestra as well as The Royal Albert Hall and The Hippodrome in London. She can be heard on numerous original cast recordings as well as her solo albums: Rodgers, Rodgers & Guettel (PS Classics); All This Happiness (PS Classics); Serious Playground:The Songs of Laura Nyro (Sh-K-Boom) and Just In Time: Judy Kuhn Sings Jule Styne.