Liz Callaway

Liz Callaway is a Tony nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist. She made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in Baby, and for five years won acclaim as Grizabella in Cats. She has also starred in the original Broadway casts of Miss Saigon, The Three Musketeers, and The Look of Love. Liz sang the Academy Award-nominated song “Journey to the Past” in the animated feature Anastasia and is also the singing voice of Princess Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin and the King of Thieves and The Return of Jafar. Other film work includes the singing voice of the title character in The Swan Princess, Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride, Beauty and the Beast, The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars and The Rewrite with Hugh Grant. She received an Emmy Award for hosting Ready to Go, a daily, live children’s program on CBS in Boston. Other TV credits include In Performance at the White House, Inside the Actor’s Studio: Stephen Sondheim, In Performance at the White House, Christmas with the Boston Pops, The David Letterman Show, and Senior Trip (CBS Movie of the Week). Liz has released seven solo albums: Anywhere I Wander: Liz Callaway Sings Frank Loesser, The Story Goes On: Liz Callaway On and Off-Broadway, The Beat Goes On, Passage of Time, Merry and Bright, The Essential Liz Callaway, and her latest, Comfort and Joy: An Acoustic Christmas. Her numerous other recordings include Sibling ...

Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996)

Legendary secrets are revealed as Aladdin and his friends—Jasmine, Abu, Carpet and, of course, the always entertaining Genie—face all sorts of terrifying threats and make some exciting last-minute escapes pursuing the King Of Thieves and his villainous crew.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tad Stones
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Scott Weinger  •  Linda Larkin  •  John Rhys-Davies

Legendary secrets are revealed as Aladdin and his friends—Jasmine, Abu, Carpet and, of course, the always entertaining Genie—face all sorts of terrifying threats and make some exciting last-minute escapes pursuing the King Of Thieves and his villainous crew.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tad Stones
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Scott Weinger  •  Linda Larkin  •  John Rhys-Davies

Anastasia (1997)

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This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, Anastasia encounters two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Bluth  •  Gary Goldman
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Christopher Lloyd

This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, Anastasia encounters two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Bluth  •  Gary Goldman
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Christopher Lloyd

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

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Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all -- that true beauty comes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Trousdale  •  Kirk Wise
CAST:  Paige O'Hara  •  Robby Benson  •  Richard White  •  Jerry Orbach

Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all -- that true beauty comes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Trousdale  •  Kirk Wise
CAST:  Paige O'Hara  •  Robby Benson  •  Richard White  •  Jerry Orbach

The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998)

The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who's as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction when she catches the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darrell Rooney
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Moira Kelly  •  Neve Campbell  •  Liz Callaway

The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who's as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction when she catches the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darrell Rooney
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Moira Kelly  •  Neve Campbell  •  Liz Callaway

The Return of Jafar (1994)

The evil Jafar escapes from the magic lamp as an all-powerful genie, ready to plot his revenge against Aladdin. From battling elusive villains atop winged horses, to dodging flames inside an exploding lava pit, it's up to Aladdin - with Princess Jasmine and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tad Stones  •  Toby Shelton  •  Alan Zaslove
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Scott Weinger  •  Linda Larkin  •  Dan Castellaneta

The evil Jafar escapes from the magic lamp as an all-powerful genie, ready to plot his revenge against Aladdin. From battling elusive villains atop winged horses, to dodging flames inside an exploding lava pit, it's up to Aladdin - with Princess Jasmine and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tad Stones  •  Toby Shelton  •  Alan Zaslove
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Scott Weinger  •  Linda Larkin  •  Dan Castellaneta

The Swan Princess (1994)

The beautiful princess Odette is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer's spell. Held captive at an enchanted lake, she befriends Jean-Bob the frog, Speed the turtle and Puffin the bird. Despite their struggle to keep the princess safe, these good-natured ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Rich
CAST:  Michelle Nicastro  •  Howard McGillin  •  Jack Palance  •  John Cleese

The beautiful princess Odette is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer's spell. Held captive at an enchanted lake, she befriends Jean-Bob the frog, Speed the turtle and Puffin the bird. Despite their struggle to keep the princess safe, these good-natured ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Rich
CAST:  Michelle Nicastro  •  Howard McGillin  •  Jack Palance  •  John Cleese

Senior Trip (1981)

A group of graduating students from a midwestern high school comes to New York City on a trip to celebrate the impending end of school. The students include: Roger Ellis, an ambitious teen aiming for success in big business; David, an aspiring rock star; Judy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Johnson
CAST:  Scott Baio  •  Faye Grant  •  Randy Brooks  •  Peter Coffield

A group of graduating students from a midwestern high school comes to New York City on a trip to celebrate the impending end of school. The students include: Roger Ellis, an ambitious teen aiming for success in big business; David, an aspiring rock star; Judy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Johnson
CAST:  Scott Baio  •  Faye Grant  •  Randy Brooks  •  Peter Coffield

Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened... (2016)

This film from acclaimed theater director Lonny Price charts the journey of the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" in the 30-plus years since the musical debuted on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre in 1981.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lonny Price
CAST:  Stephen Sondheim  •  Hal Prince  •  Terry Finn  •  Jim Walton

This film from acclaimed theater director Lonny Price charts the journey of the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" in the 30-plus years since the musical debuted on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre in 1981.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lonny Price
CAST:  Stephen Sondheim  •  Hal Prince  •  Terry Finn  •  Jim Walton

Kings of Broadway 2020: A Celebration of the Music of Jule Styne, Jerry Herman, and Stephen Sondheim (2020)

This streaming charity concert with performances from Liz Callaway, Janie Dee, Fra Fee, Ramin Karimloo, L. Morgan Lee, Jamie Parker, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Clive Rowe, Jenna Russell, Michael Xavier, and more raises money for Acting For Others, NHS Charities Together, ...  (more)

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CAST:  Liz Callaway  •  Michael Colbourne  •  Deborah Crowe  •  Jordan Lee Davies

This streaming charity concert with performances from Liz Callaway, Janie Dee, Fra Fee, Ramin Karimloo, L. Morgan Lee, Jamie Parker, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Clive Rowe, Jenna Russell, Michael Xavier, and more raises money for Acting For Others, NHS Charities Together, ...  (more)

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CAST:  Liz Callaway  •  Michael Colbourne  •  Deborah Crowe  •  Jordan Lee Davies

Follies: In Concert (1986)

A backstage documentary film including footage from the legendary 1985 concert performance of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. The plot of the musical centers around a reunion of showgirls who appeared in an annual Follies ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Houldey
CAST:  Andre Gregory  •  Stephen Sondheim  •  Arthur Rubin  •  Barbara Cook

A backstage documentary film including footage from the legendary 1985 concert performance of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. The plot of the musical centers around a reunion of showgirls who appeared in an annual Follies ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Houldey
CAST:  Andre Gregory  •  Stephen Sondheim  •  Arthur Rubin  •  Barbara Cook