ALYSHA UMPHRESS is currently appearing in the brand new musical “Scotland, PA” at the Roundabout Theatre Company. Umphress made a splash on Broadway as the man hungry cab driver, Hildy in the recent revival of “On the Town”. A San Francisco native and graduate of the Ruth Asawa School Of the Arts, Umphress made her broadway debut in Green Day’s “American Idiot” and has also appeared on Broadway in “On a clear day you can see forever” with Harry Connick jr. and Jessie Mueller, “Priscilla Queen Of the Desert”, and “Bring it On!”.
Nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for her performance in the NYC revival of “Smokey Joe’s Cafe”, Alysha also recently played the role of Ruth Sherwood in “Wonderful Town” with the London Symphony Orchestra, which was recorded on the LSO label and available on iTunes.
Alysha originated the role of Cee Cee Bloom in the world premiere of “Beaches” the musical at the Signature Theatre earning her a Helen Hayes nomination for Best Leading Actress in a musical.
Television credits include “Law and Order SVU”, “Nurse Jackie”, “Royal Pains” and “The Climb”. Alysha can now be seen as Murphy in Netflix’s “Bonding” and as Zoe in the Olay Musical campaign.