Christina Saffran Ashford (www.broadwayduo.com) Christina’s Broadway career is extensive, having starred as Kathy Seldon in Singin’ in the Rain, Maggie in A Chorus Line, Shoo Shoo in Sophisticated Ladies, Rosa Bud and Edwin Drood in Drood, and Zaneeta in The Music Man. A true triple threat, audiences throughout the world have been thrilled by her leading performances in My Fair Lady, Showboat, South Pacific, Phantom, White Christmas, Jesus Christ Superstar, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Sunday in the Park with George, Damn Yankees, Sound of Music, Pajama Game, She Loves Me, Street Scene, Grease, Company, My One and Only, Chess, Aspects of Love, Me and My Girl…the list goes on.
Her concert work includes a multitude of styles ranging from engagements as the lead chanteuse for Herbie Hancock, to soloist with various national symphony orchestras, then “jazzing it up” with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, and on to opening for Don Rickles with her own show in Las Vegas’ Stardust Resort and Casino.
She has provided animated voices for Disney’s Aladdin, Mulan, Magic Flute, 102 Dalmatians, A Bug’s Life, Armageddon, Pocahontas II, Hunchback II, and Lady and the Tramp II, and is heard on Enchanted, Cinderella, Galaxy Quest, Polar Express, Christmas with the Kranks, and The Santa Clause II. Christina’s original cast recordings include Singin’ in the Rain, Masada, Fashion and Joan of Arc. Her solo CD entitled Temporary Insanity is available at www.LMLMusic.com
Christina is a Founding Board member of Retinoblastoma International, and an active member of SGI-USA. She resides in Los Angeles with her actor husband, Matthew N. Ashford and her 2 daughters, Grace and Emma.