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Marla Schaffel

Marla grew up in Miami, Florida, and attended Miami Palmetto Senior High School. She achieved fame in her Broadway breakthrough role of "Jane Eyre", portraying the title character from the long road to Broadway beginning in Kansas. See full bio »
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French Intensive
Cradle Will Rock
Cradle Will Rock Federal Theatre - Beaver Woman
The 55th Annual Tony Awards
The 55th Annual Tony Awards Herself - Performer & Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Musical


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 2015 The Mysteries of Laura (TV Series)
 2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Ellen Rainey
- Vacancy (2006) ... Ellen Rainey
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
- Night (2005) ... Vicky
 1999 Cradle Will Rock
Federal Theatre - Beaver Woman
 1994 French Intensive (Short)
 1993 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
Tyler Smith
- Sunday at the Hotel with George (1993) ... Tyler Smith
- A Legend Reborn (1993) ... Tyler Smith
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 2001 The 55th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Sirens")
 1997 I Love You, Don't Touch Me! (performer: "The Egg Jingle", "All I've Needed Most", "This Is My Heaven") / (writer: "The Egg Jingle")
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 2001 The 55th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Performer & Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
 2000 Broadway on Broadway (TV Movie)
Herself - Performer "Secret Soul" (Jane Eyre)

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Other Works:

: Plays Irene in "Let Me Sing" musical revue by Michael Bush, Michael Aman and Joel Silberman (George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA). See more »

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Personal Quote:

It's funny. You'd think I'd be exhausted. Actually, it's like going on a fabulous roller coaster ride every night. Even through all of the trials and tribulation, I and Jane and the audience have gained something that's so heartening. It makes you feel so believed and uplifted that I feel like I've shared something very, very special with the audience. I'm very proud and exhilarated by that. - ... See more »


Starring in "They All Laughed" at Connecticut's Godspeed Theater until mid-September. See more »

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