Starred in her first one-woman show, "Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein", which ran for eighteen months in New York and four years on the road. The production garnered a Grammy Award for the Caedmon recording, The Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Production, a Drama Desk Award for Best Actress as well.
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(About The Little Mermaid
(1989)) I had wanted all my life to work in a Disney film. So when I was contacted by the agent and he asked if I would like to audition I said "That's an answer to prayer. Of course I would!".
As a devout Roman Catholic, her religious views inform her choice of what roles to accept, and in which productions to appear. She is reportedly a supporter of the Republican Party.