Maria Friedman's first solo show in London at the Donmar Warehouse, By Special Arrangement, seen 13 years ago, won her an Olivier Award. She subsequently won two further Oliviers for Ragtime and Sondheim's Passion and has been nominated for several others. Her many musical theatre credits include Chicago, Sunday in the Park with George, Lady in the Dark, The Woman in White and Sweeney Todd in which she played Mrs Lovett opposite Bryn Terfel for the re-opening of the Royal Festival Hall. She has also played three acclaimed concert seasons at the legendary Café Carlyle in New York and regularly performs her one-woman shows world-wide and has a busy concert career. As well as numerous cast recordings, Friedman's solo albums include Maria Friedman, Maria Friedman Live and Now and Then.