BIG NEWS! Tony Award-Winner Faith Prince to headline HCFTA Gala!
March 10, 2022
The Hoogland Center for the Arts is thrilled to announce that the star for this year's "A Night on Broadway" Gala will be Tony Award-Winner Faith Prince! More information will follow soon, but make sure to save Saturday night, September 17th for a spectacular evening supporting the Hoogland Center for the Arts!
Faith Prince has been dazzling Broadway audiences since winning the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance as “Ms. Adelaide” in Guys and Dolls.
As one of Broadway’s best loved leading ladies, Faith most recently starred on Broadway in Disaster! the musical for which she received rave reviews. She starred as the scheming, irascible “Miss Hannigan” in the revival of Annie on Broadway and in 2008 she was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for A Catered Affair. Other Broadway credits include The Little Mermaid, Bells Are Ringing (Tony, DD, OCC noms), Nick & Nora (OCC Award), Jerome Robbins’ Broadway (Tony, DD noms), Little Me, The Dead, and Noises Off. She also starred in the world premiere of Terrence McNally’s Unusual Acts of Devotion and in the national tour of the Broadway hit Billy Elliott. Chicago audiences had the opportunity to see Faith on stage in the iconic role of “Brenda” in the new musical version of the hit movie First Wives Club.
Faith has now joined the cast of Fox’s musical drama Monarch starring as Nellie. The new series is set to premier in September of 2022. She also recurred as Joey Lawrence’s mother on ABC Family’s long running series Melissa & Joey and wrapped her 5-season run as Brooke Elliott’s mother on Lifetime’s hit series Drop Dead Diva. She was a series regular on Showtime's Huff starring as “Kelly Knippers," the love interest of Oliver Platt, and recurred for five seasons on Spin City. Other television credits include Emily in Paris, Modern Family, Chicago Justice, Scream Queens, Galavant, Angel from Hell, A Gifted Man, Happy Endings, Ugly Betty, Grey’s Anatomy, CSI, Faith, House, Medium, Sweet Potato Queens, Monk, Now and Again, Welcome To New York and Law and Order. Film credits include Dear Christmas, Our Very Own, Picture Perfect, Dave, and My Father the Hero.
Faith has toured with her Annie co-star Anthony Warlow, which included performances at the Sydney Opera House and the Adelaide Music Festival. She works often with the Boston Pops, Utah Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, and Philly Pops, and starred in the Orlando Philharmonic’s concert version of Sweeney Todd. Faith toured her original show Moving On in Australia to rave reviews, and also travelled the U.S. in Over the Rainbow, a concert celebrating the centennial of Harold Arlen. Faith’s new album, Total Faith, was recorded at the Royal Room in the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach and was recently released by Broadway Records. Her award winning album, A Leap of Faith, was recorded at Joe's Pub.
Faith Prince and Nathan Lane singing Sue Me from Guys and Dolls: