Jo Anne Worley starred as Mrs. Tottendale in the Broadway musical "The Drowsy Chaperone" at The Marquis Theatre, New York, NY.
Jo Ann Worley | JoAnne Worley | Joanne Worley
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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They [managers/agents] always say you have to do a departure role because I guess people are just curious to know whether you are really crazy or not. So I've done departure roles on television & they're just boring. It's just like a plane crashes into the ocean & you're tattered & covered with oil, gasping for breath, almost dying. I'd rather make people laugh than crawl through the sand.
Had made a tour bid in 1999 when she was cast as Pseudolus in the current tour of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum." However, due to reported problems with transporting her dogs, she left the tour to be replaced by Rip Taylor
The catchphrase, "Was that a chicken joke?"