|She made her Broadway debut as Abra in Here’s
Where I Belong (the musical version of Steinbeck East of Eden). She then joined
the Broadway cast of the hit musical Hair in the role of Sheila, a role she repeated
at the Coconut Grove Playhouse in Miami.
Her other Broadway appearances include Faith in Tine Howe’s Coastal Disturbances and Dr. Charlotte in the Tony Award-winning musicals Falsettos, a role she created in the Off-Broadway production of Falsettoland. She reprised her role in the National Tour and in Los Angeles at the Doolittle Theatre. She played Cookie in the National Tour of Neil Simon’s Rumors as well as a summer tour of that show. In Los Angeles, audiences have seen her as Mary Magdalene in the spectacular musical Jesus Christ Superstar when it was presented at the Universal Amphitheater, a role she repeated for the San Jose Civic Light Opera Company.
Off-Broadway, she was seen as the girl in the Circle Repertory’s production of The Hot L Baltimore after playing the same role for Center Stage in Baltimore. She played Hallie in Emily at the Manhattan Theatre Club. Her other theatrical credits include Mary in Merrily We Roll Along at La Jolla Playhouse and Heather in I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It On The Road at Rochester’s GeVa Theatre and Kansas City’s Midland Stage. She has played leading roles in A.R. Gurney’s Children and The Dining Room, Oliver Hailey’s Triptych, Sabrina Fair, Oliver, They’re Playing Our Song, Oklahoma, Quilters and A…My Name Will Always Be Alice.
Her TV appearances include Aunt Mafalda in "Clarissa Explains It All," "Frasier," "America Tonight with Martin Mull" and guest appearances on "The Tonight Show" and "Merv Griffin." Her films include Life with Mikey, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex, But Were Afraid To Ask, Bang The Drum Slowly and A Perfect Couple.
Heather has performed her solo act all over the country. Those appearances include the opening act for George Carlin at the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas, The Horn, The Gardenia, The Improv in Los Angeles, Stockbridge Cabaret and The Russian Tea Room, Eighty Eights, Don’t Tell Mama and The China Club in New York City. She also appeared in the Rainbow and Stars musical revue, I Love New York. She recently won a 1999 Backstage Bistro Award and 1999 MAC Award for Best Female Vocalist for Songs For My Father.