26 Jan Meet Janet Aldrich
Janet Aldrich (Eugenia, Charlene) returns to Arena Stage where she performed in “Music Man” in 2012. She has appeared locally in Annie at the Olney, where she reprised her original Broadway roles and stood by for Miss Hannigan Ms. Aldrich won the first Helen Hayes award for her performance in Forbidden Broadway in DC.
Her career as an actor spans 35 years, 7 countries and 4 languages, 6 Broadway shows including Annie and Me And My Girl, TV appearances such as Guiding Light and Saturday Night Live, and several films.
Ms. Aldrich moved with her family from NY to Northern Virginia before her daughter graduated from UVa, and her son is a percussionist and a senior in high school.
Ms. Aldrich also coaches speakers, actors and singers in the area, and adjudicates school drama competitions. She is most honored to appear with her former student and tremendous source of pride, Joshua Morgan, and to perform the eloquent works of the esteemed Paul Leavitt and his partners.