LIZ CALLAWAY made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along. For her performance in Baby, she earned a Tony Award Nomination. She has also appeared on Broadway in The Three Musketeers, Miss Saigon (originating the role of Ellen), Cats (as Grizabella, singing "Memory" over 5,000 times!), and most recently starred in the Bacharach & David revue, The Look of Love.
She received a Drama Desk Award nomination for her appearance in the Playwright's Horizons production of The Spitfire Grill, and also co-starred with Jimmy Webb & Paul Williams in their critically acclaimed engagement at Feinstein's at the Regency. Other New York appearances include the legendary Follies in Concert at Lincoln Center, No Way to Treat a Lady, Marry Me A Little, Brownstone, and the Encores! Series' inaugural production of Fiorello! She also starred as Venus in the Chicago Ovations! Series' production of One Touch of Venus.
Sibling Revelry (created with sister Ann Hampton Callaway) was presented to great acclaim at the Donmar Warehouse in London. Originally produced at New York's Rainbow and Stars, the show was recorded live by DRG Records and went on to win MAC and Bistro Awards. The show has also been seen in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Cannes. Liz also has performed extensively in concert, with appearances in China, Iceland, Germany, Slovenia, and just about every major city in the United States.
Liz performed the singing voice of the title character in the animated feature Anastasia, and her song "Journey to the Past", (nominated for a 1998 Academy Award) was skated to by Tara Lipinski during the 1998 Winter Olympics. Liz is also the singing voice of Princess Jasmine in Disney's The Return of Jafar, and Aladdin and the King of Thieves. 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, and The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars.
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," and "Christmas with the Boston Pops."
Liz has released 3 solo recordings: The Beat Goes On (featuring music of the 60's), The Story Goes On: Liz Callaway On and Off-Broadway, and Anywhere I Wander: The Music of Frank Loessor. Her numerous other recordings include A Stephen Sondheim Evening, Unsung Sondheim, Unsung Irving Berlin, Sondheim at the Movies, and Lost in Boston, and the recently released The Maury Yeston Songbook.