TANYA MOBERLY has been performing in cabaret since 1997 when she co-created the THE BLONDE LEADING THE BLONDE. The show ran for 8 episodes over the course of 5 years and received a MAC Award nomination for special production.
Solo cabaret shows include MOBERLY SINGS DI FRANCO (“Best Musical Event of 2001” – Stu Hamstra – Cabaret Hotline), FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH, TANYA SINGS ARLEN, ETC…, TANYA SINGS JONATHA BROOKE, TANYA SINGS BECK, ETC…and THEATRE SONGS.
She received a MAC Award Nomination for Best Female Vocalist for her 2012 show TANYA LORRAINE MOBERLY SINGS BARBRA JOAN STREISAND WITH STEVEN RAY WATKINS.
She won a 2014 Bistro Award for Outstanding Theme Show for her I LOVE NEW YORK SONGWRITERS and received another MAC Award Nomination for Best Female Vocalist.
Her 2016 4-show series…
Tanya was nominated for Major Female Artist in 2018 for:
Her 2020 project interrupted by Covid:
Non-musical New York City appearances include Miriam in THE EXCITING LIFE (Samuel French One-Act Festival finalist); Tina in BLIND CORNER and multiple roles in JAVA JIVE, a collection of one-act plays set in coffee shops. JAVA JIVE premiered at The Avery Point Playhouse, moved to The Producer’s Club in NYC and was eventually transformed into FRESH BREWED – TALES FROM THE COFFEE BAR, which ran at Don’t Tell Mama in 2008/2009. Tanya starred and directed the cast of four.
Other theatre credits include: April in COMPANY, Rizzo in GREASE, Columbia in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, Ruby in DAMES AT SEA, Lola in DAMN YANKEES Dorothy in NITECLUB CONFIDENTIAL, Petra in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, Drood in THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD and Hannah & Diana in CALIFORNIA SUITE. She has also toured the U.S. For Theatreworks/USA in GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS and JUNGLE BOOK.
Directing credits include:
Dan Ruth (A LIFE BEHIND BARS – 2018 Bistro Award Winner for Solo Play, 2018 MAC Award for Spoken Word, 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival Producer’s Encore Award & 2016 United Solo Festival Best Autobiographical Show), Amy Beth Williams (CRAZY TO LOVE YOU / CARRIED AWAY – 2018 Bistro Award Winner for Theme Show / A THOUSAND BEAUTIFUL THINGS / GREAT LADIES, GREAT SONGS), Marnie Klar (MARNIE KLAR SINGS / ACCIDENTAL HAPPINESS / HOME / TUNED IN / BEDTIME STORIES / MARNIE KLAR SINGS BOBBIE GENTRY – 2O19 Bistro Award Winner for Outstanding Tribute Show), David Ballard (HAVING IT ALL / TRUE NORTH), Kathleen France (LA BELLA VITA), Lisa Viggiano (LISA VIGGIANO SINGS BRUCE ON CHRISTOPHER, RESTAURANT ROW & SECOND AVENUE – 2019 Bistro Award Winner for Vocalist / FROM LADY DAY TO THE BOSS), Kendra Cunningham (THIS COULD BE YOU), Jennifer Bangs (SHE BANGS SHE BANGS – MARRIAGE, ADULTERY, TEXAS & JESUS), Susanne Mack (WHERE I BELONG), Stephanie Trudeau (CHAVELA VARGAS: THINK OF ME – 2019 Bistro Award Winner for Outstanding Tribute Show), Rian Keating (IN THIS TRAVELING HEART) & Frank McDonough (FRANK’S THANKS).
Tanya received a MAC Award Nomination for Director in 2016, 2018, 2019 & 2020.