(Ensemble) made her Broadway debut playing Betty Rizzo in the 2007 Broadway revival of Grease,
directed by Kathleen Marshall. Currently, she is the first cover for Reno Sweeney in the Tony Award–winning 2011 Broadway revival of Anything Goes,
also directed by Kathleen Marshall. First National Tour: Elizabeth Benning in Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein,
directed by Susan Stroman. Off-Broadway/NYC credits include: Hannie in Roadside
(York/Mufti, directed by David Glenn Armstrong), Penelope in Odyssey
(ATA, Araca Project, directed by Matt Britten), Gina in Rainbow Around the Sun
(NYMF, directed by Nick Demos). Readings include: Bess Houdini in Houdini
(directed by Gabriel Barre), Nadia in Superspy,
Fiona in Foreverman.
Regionally, she has played Nancy in Oliver!
at the Walnut Street Theatre (directed by Mark Clements), for which her performance earned her a Barrymore Award Nomination, Young Little Edie in Grey Gardens
at Portland Center Stage (directed by Chris Coleman), Terri in Sophisticated Ladies,
starring Maurice Hines (directed by Charles Randolph Wright), and Woman #2 in And the World Goes Round
at the Riverside Theatre (directed by DJ Salisbury). Concerts include: "Broadway By the Year, 1987," at Town Hall, Opera New Jersey, Arizona Opera Company, and her solo "Invisible" is featured on Bobby Cronin's album, "Reach The Sky- Live at the Beechman" available on iTunes. Janine is a University of Michigan graduate and winner of the Inaugural Alan Eisenberg/ Actors' Equity Award. www.janinedivita.com