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Shields has starred on Broadway as Ruth Sherwood in Wonderful Town, Roxie Hart in Chicago, Sally Bowles in Cabaret and Rizzo in Grease, for which she won a Theatre World Award. She was most recently seen as Morticia Addams alongside Roger Rees in the hit Broadway show, The Addams Family which was directed by Phelim McDermott. She starred opposite Raul Esparza in Alan Menken's Leap Of Faith, at the Ahmanson Theater in L.A. last year. Her work in Roger Kumble’s Girls Talk won her rave reviews. Last year seen in her own show In My Life at Feinstein's at the Loews Regency. Shields has received numerous awards and accolades for her extensive repertoire of talents. She was nominated twice for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy and was also nominated for The American Comedy Awards' Funniest Female Performer in a Television Series Leading Role for her hit comedy show, Suddenly Susan. She is the recipient of five People's Choice Awards. A Princeton University honors graduate, Shields is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression. She has also penned two highly acclaimed children’s books: Welcome To Your World, Baby and It's the Best Day Ever Dad for Harper Collins.