Anne Wood is a multi-award-winning actress with over thirty years of experience in commercial musical theatre in Australia and across the world.
Her first major role was in the original Melbourne production of Cats, after which she joined the German production. She remained in Europe and London for the next eight years, playing roles in A Swell Party, Crazy for You, Barnum, Aspects of Love, Closer Than Ever, Romance Romance and Into The Woods.
Upon her return to Australia, Anne created the role of Donna in the original Australian production of Mamma Mia!, reprising the role in the 10th Anniversary national tour. Other Australian on-stage highlights include reprising her role of Irene Roth in Crazy For You, and playing Baroness Elsa Schraeder in The Sound of Music, Madam Morrible in Wicked (Melbourne and Singapore), Magenta in The Rocky Horror Show, Genie Klein in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Phyllis in Follies (with Philip Quast), Sara-Jane Moore in Assassins, Muriel Eubanks in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Alaura in City of Angels, among others.
Melbourne audiences may have also seen Anne on-stage for The Production Company in Dusty, Gypsy, Anything Goes, Damn Yankees, Follies and Carousel.
Anne’s screen credits include the BBC’s production of A Swell Party and the Australian television dramas Blue Heelers and The Doctor Blake Mysteries.
Anne will soon be appearing in the Australian premiere of An American in Paris, playing the role of Madame Baurel.