Alysha Umphress has been seen on Broadway in On the Town (as Hildy), American Idiot, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Bring it On!. Her other recent credits include: the Off-Broadway revival of Smokey Joe’s Cafe, for which she received a Lucille Lortel Nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical and whose cast won the Chita Rivera Award for Best Ensemble of a Musical; On the Town (again as Hildy) with the San Francisco Symphony under the baton of Michael Tilson Thomas; and Wonderful Town (as Ruth Sherwood) with the London Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle, which was recorded on the LSO label and available on iTunes.
Ms. Umphress’ regional credits include the world premiere of Beaches (the musical) as Cee Cee Bloom at Signature Theatre (earning a Helen Hayes nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical), Hood at Dallas Theatre Center (as Meg) and Pump Boys and Dinettes (as Rhetta Cupp) at Papermill Playhouse. Her television credits include Law and Order SVU, Nurse Jackie and Royal Pains.
Alysha Umphress most recently starred as “Misty” on the The Climb for Amazon, and can now be seen as “Murphy” on the new Netflix series, Bonding.