Alison Luff

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Alison Luff

(1988-12-20) December 20, 1988 (age 32)
Spring, Texas
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Singer
Spouse(s)Matthew Magnusson

Alison Luff (born December 20, 1988) is an American singer and stage actress. She is best known for her work in musical theatre, especially Wicked (musical), playing the lead role of Elphaba in the first 1st National Tour, and in the Broadway production of Waitress (musical).

Career

Luff made her Broadway debut in the ensemble of Mamma Mia (musical), understudying the roles of Ali and Sophie. She departed the production on January 1, 2012.[1]

She then went on to star in Ghost (musical) understudying Caissie Levy as Molly[2]

Luff made her Wicked (musical), debut on April 30, 2013[3] with the 1st National Tour, alongside Jenn Gambatese as Glinda. She took a short break from Elphaba July 2-7, in which time the role was played by Dee Roscioli. She played her final performance as Elphaba on April 20, 2014, with Gina Beck as Glinda. She was replaced by Emma Hunton[4].

Luff played Miss Honey in the Broadway production of Matilda (musical), in which she performed from September 6, 2014 to September 6, 2015[5]. She played Charlie Jane in the Pasadena Playhouse production of Breaking Through until the end of the show's run on November 22nd, 2015[6]. She also starred as Jenna in Waitress from July 23, 2019 to September 15, 2019.

References

  1. "Alison Luff". Playbill. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  2. "Person List". Playbill. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  3. Studios, Immotion (2013-04-11). "WICKED Tour - Alison Luff and John Davidson to join the cast". Dallas Summer Musicals. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  4. "Emma Hunton to join Wicked 1NT on April 23rd!". Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  5. "Former Elphaba Alison Luff to Take Over as Miss Honey in Matilda on Broadway". Broadway.com. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  6. "Alison Luff, Constantine Maroulis to Lead Cast of World Premiere Musical 'Breaking Through'". Pasadena Independent. 2015-08-13. Retrieved 2020-12-21.

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