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June 11, 2017

Groundhog Day Groundhog Day cast performs on the Tony Awards!

May 5, 2017

Groundhog Day Groundhog Day cast recording is released in stores!

April 21, 2017

Groundhog Day Groundhog Day cast recording is released digitally.

May 3, 2017

Brockmire Heather's episode of "Brockmire" airs on IFC at 10:00.

April 27, 2017

Groundhog Day Groundhog Day perform "Philanthrophy" on the Today Show!

April 17, 2017

Groundhog Day Heather opens Groundhog Day!

March 16, 2017

Groundhog Day Heather begins previews in Groundhog Day.

January 9, 2017

Groundhog Day Heather begins rehearsals for Groundhog Day!

December 1-18, 2016

Heather plays "Faye" in Neil Simon's Chapter 2 at Ensemble Theatre Company.

October 13, 2016

Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear (Hospital Edition)" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

September 5, 2016

Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear (Labory Day Edition)" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

August 9-19, 2016

potts Heather plays Mrs. Potts in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast workshop.

August 7, 2016

beaches Heather participates in the Beaches reading.

June 21, 2016

Heather shoots a scene opposite

Amanda Peet on Hank Azaria’s new TV show, Brockmire.

May 23, 2016

1 Heather receives an Indie Award for her performance as Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd.

May 8, 2016

Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear (Mother's Day Edition)" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

January 28, 2016

Heather becomes her mother. Click here to watch!

January 11, 2016

Good Morning Easter Heather stars in "Tub-r-cise" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

December 29, 2015

Heather plays Bonnie in the short film “Half Hour” by Joe Farrell and Christian Borle.

December 3-20, 2015

Women in Jeopardy Heather plays Mary in Women In Jeopardy at ETC, directed by Bart DeLorenzo.

October 8-25, 2015

1 Heather plays Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd at ETC.

July 8-August 3, 2015

1 Heather participates in the reading of Part of the Plan: The Dan Fogelberg Musical.

July 4, 2015

Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear (4th of July Edition)" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

June 23-30, 2015

Heather stars as Velma Von Tussle in Hairspray at the MUNY in St. Louis, MO. Click here for more info!

May 23, 2015

GMD Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear (Memorial Day Edition)" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

May 21, 2015

Red Nose Day Red Nose Day airs on NBC.

April 17, 2015

Red Nose Day Heather shoots Red Nose Day spoof of “12 Angry Men” with Laura Linney and Jeanne Tripplehorn.

April 1-17, 2015

Heather participates in a Disney's Frozen workshop.

March 31, 2015

Good Morning Easter Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear (Easter Edition)" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

March 2, 2015

Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear (St. Patrick's Day Edition)" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

February 14, 2015

Heather Ayers Funny Or Die Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear (Valentine's Day Edition)" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

February 5-22, 2015

merry christmas Heather will be playing Mrs. Van Buren in Intimate Apparel at Ensemble Theatre Co. in Santa Barbara, CA.

December 31, 2014

merry christmas Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear (New Year's Edition)" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

December 1, 2014

merry christmas Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear (Christmas Edition)" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

November 3, 2014

happy thanksgiving Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear (Thanksgiving Edition)" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

October 25-27, 2014

masque of the red death Heather will participate in the reading of Masque of the Red Death, based on the short story by Edgar Allen Poe.

October 2-10, 2014

Cmon get happy Heather will participate in the reading of Troy Britton Johnson's C'mon Get Happy!, directed by Jerry Mitchell.

October 1, 2014

funny or die Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear (Halloween Edition)" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

July 18 to August 17, 2014

Stages Heather plays Hedy Le Rue in How to Succeed… at Stages St. Louis.

June 21-22, 2014

Camelot Heather is a part of the Santa Barbara Symphony’s reading of Camelot, starring Robert Sean Leonard and directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge.

June 12, 2014

Heather Ayers Funny Or Die Heather stars in "Good Morning Dear" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

June 8, 2014

ETC Heather performs in Ensemble Theatre's picnic fundraiser in Santa Barbara.

May 28, 2014

Heather Ayers Funny Or Die Heather and her sister Becca star in "Macklemore/Streisand Mashup" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

April 1-10, 2014

Heather Ayers Heather plays Mother Gothel in the workshop of Tangled live for Disney, directed by Gordon Greenberg.

March 31, 2014

1 Heather records "Believe In Me" for Part of the Plan.

March 24, 2014

Heather Ayers Heather plays Ms. Baxter in the recording of Middle School (aka Pencils Down), written by Michael Mitnick and Simon Rich.

February 19, 2014

Heather's episode of "The Exes" airs on Wednesday, February 19 on TV Land at 10/9C!

January 27, 2014

Heather will guest star as Tanner Davidson in the TV Land series "The Exes" with Leah Remini.

December 7-22, 2013

Night Music Heather plays Charlotte in the Ensemble Theatre of Santa Barbara's production of A Little Night Music, starring Stephanie Zimbalist, Patrick Cassidy, and Piper Laurie.

November 4-11, 2013

Heather plays Kit in the Cap 21 reading of Live! Nude! Girl!

October 25, 2013

Heather Ayers Funny Or Die Heather stars in "How To Turn Your Handbag Into A Doggybag" on Funny Or Die. Click here to watch!

October 16-26, 2013

1 Heather participates in the reading of Part of the Plan: The Dan Fogelberg Musical.

October 3, 2013

scandal The episode of "Scandal" that Heather filmed airs on October 3 at 10:00 pm on ABC. Check your local listings!

September 2, 2013

funnyordie Heather's video has been featured on Funny or Die! Click here!

August 30, 2013

brockmire Heather participates in the table read of "Brockmire" movie with Hank Azaria and Marisa Tomei.

August 6-11, 2013

Heather will play Ms. Baxter in the reading of Pencils Down, directed by Lonny Price.

July 24, 2013

scandal Heather shoots the Season Three premiere of "Scandal."

July 3, 2013

babylon Heather records vocals for the soundtrack of "Spoils of Babylon," starring Will Ferrell on IFC.

June 14, 2013

bullets Heather participates in the Bullets Over Broadwayworkshop with Woody Allen and Susan Stroman.

January 13, 2013

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder will be remounted at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego March 8 through April 14, 2013. Visit the Old Globe's website for more information.

October 11-November 11, 2012

Heather will appear in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder at Hartford Stage. Click here to visit the Hartford Stage website.

Semptember 27, 2012

scandal Heather's episode of "Scandal" airs on September 27 at 10:00 pm on ABC. Check your local listings!

August 6, 2012

scandal Heather shoots the second season premiere of "Scandal" for ABC.

May 30-July 17, 2012

Lucky Stiff Heather is in production for the movie musical Lucky Stiff, directed by Christopher Ashley and starring Jason Alexander.

April 11-May 13, 2012

Heather is playing Mona in the Colony Theatre’s mainstage production of Dames at Sea from April 11 through May 13. Click here to buy tickets!

January 29, 2012

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever plays its final performance.

December 11, 2011

Heather opens On A Clear Day You Can See Forever at the St. James Theatre on Broadway. Click here for tickets.

November 12, 2011

Heather begins previews for Clear Day.

October 3, 2011

Heather begins rehearsals for the Broadway production of Clear Day.

September 28, 2011

Funny or Die's "Toddlers and Tiaras" spoof is featured on E! News.

September 28, 2011

"Toddlers and Tiaras"video premiers on Funny or Die.

August 12, 2011

Heather shoots a Funny or Die spoof of "Toddlers and Tiaras" with Ashley Tisdale and Leah Remini.

July 6-30, 2011

Heather participates in the workshop of On a Clear Day at the Vineyard Theatre.

June 30, 2011

Heather plays Cynthia in the reading of On a Clear Day with Harry Connick, Jr.

May 12, 2011

Heather participates in a presentation of "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," written by Steven Lutvak and Robert Freedman, starring Jefferson Mays.

May 6-7, 2011

Heather films the USC grad thesis "Wing Nan" with Steve Rosen, Helen Slayton-Hughes, James Eckhouse and Richard Dysart.

April 28 - May 1, 2011

Heather plays "Catherine" in the Cloudlands reading written by Octavio Solis and Adam Gwon for South Coast Repertory's Pacific Playwrights Festival.

March 26 - April 10, 2011

Heather plays "Belle" in the USC grad film "A Very Short Engagement."

March 14-15, 2011

Heather shoots a promo video for Rosenthal Estate Wines.

January 15-23, 2011

Heather shoots the USC graduate thesis film "The Couple Downstairs."

January 11, 2011

Heather's "Lights Out" episode airs on FX.

December 22, 2010 - January 9, 2011

Heather returns to A Little Night Music on Broadway, standing by for Desiree, to close the show's run. Get tickets through Telecharge.com!
 

September 17 - October 9, 2010

Heather plays Mrs. Donnell in We Have Always Lived in the Castle at Yale Repertory, written by Todd Almond and Adam Book, directed by Anne Kauffman.

July 29 - August 1, 2010

Heather plays "Cynthia" in Michael Mayer's workshop of On a Clear Day... at New York Stage and Film, starring Brian D'Arcy James and Anika Noni Rose.

July 23, 2010

July 23 is Heather's final day at Night Music.

May 3, 2010

Heather participates in her second Aesop reading.

April 2010

Heather's website is redesigned and relaunched!

March 1, 2010

Heather plays Delphinia in the Aesop & Company reading directed by Jay Binder with Christopher Fitzgerald and Brad Oscar.

February 16, 2010

Heather begins standing by for Desiree in A Little Night Music on Broadway.

January 24 & 25, 2010

Heather sings backup for Becca's original music concert.

January 15 - 17, 2010

Heather participates in a staged reading of The Times at the York Theatre.

November 30, 2009

Heather takes part in the On A Clear Day reading produced by Tom Hulce and Lisa Lerner, directed by Michael Mayer and starring TR Knight.

November 19 - 22, 2009

Heather plays Tess Parker in Girl Crazy at City Center Encores!, directed by Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Warren Carlyle.

September 17 - November 8, 2009

Heather will be returning to the Old Globe in San Diego to play Swedish actress May Britt, in the new Sammy Davis, Jr. musical by Leslie Bricusse.

Direction by Keith Glover, starring Obba Babatunde.
The show runs from September 19th until November 8th.

August 30, 2009

The Five Course Love CD will be available November 3!

August 30, 2009

Heather's "Z Rock" episode is available for $1.99 on iTunes.
Click here to purchase.

June 21, 23 & 27

June 21st at 11pm | June 23rd at 10pm | June 27th at 7pm
Heather's "Z Rock" Episode 203: All Z Small Things, airs on the Independent Film Channel.

June 15, 2009

On Monday, June 15th, Heather performs in Fidelity's Futurestage winning play on the Imperial Theatre Stage w/ Gregg Edelman & Heidi Blickenstaff directed by BT McNicholl.

June 6, 12 & 13, 2009

Heather will be doing a reading called See Rock City by Brad Alexander & Adam Mathias. The presentations are June 6th, 12th & 13th, and the show is directed by Jack Cummings.

May 19, 2009

Heather will be doing a reading this Monday about the life of Sammy Davis Jr. written by Leslie Bricusse and directed by Keith Glover.

April 27, 2009

Heather is featured in the article "Your Character's Soundtrack " for Back Stage.
Click here to read the full article.

April 20, 2009

Heather shoots the pilot "Lights Out" for FX.

March 17 - 20, 2009

Heather guest stars as lesbian mommy, "Beth" on "Z Rock". It will air on
Sunday, June 21st at 11pm on the Independent Film Channel.

March 16, 2009

Heather shoots her first episode of the web series "Intersection" (directed by Jonathan Betzler) in front of
Grand Central.

March 9 - 13, 2009

Heather will be doing a reading of Last Days of Cleopatra by Joe Calarco and Charles Barnett with Jill Pace, Bradley Dean & Brad Oscar.

February 9, 2009

Heather and Becca will be performing at the Care International Benefit on Monday, Feb 9th at 8pm.

January 26 - 31, 2009

Heather will be doing a reading of We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Adam Bock & Todd Almond w/ Laura Benanti, Cheyenne Jackson, & Mark Jacoby.

January 9 & 10, 2009

Heather and the cast of Five Course Love record the cast album.

Stay tuned for more information.

December 27, 2008

Heather is featured in the article "Broadway's Underclass" for the New York Press.
Click here to read the full article.

November 17, 2008

Heather will be performing with her sister, Becca at her concert at the Zipper Factory.

October 27, 2008

Heather returns to NYC after appearing inThe Women at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego!

September 13 - October 26, 2008

Heather will be appearing as “Sylvia” in The Women at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego.

August 3, 2008

August 3 will be Heather's last day in Young Frankenstein.

July 28, 2008

Heather will be performing with her sister, Becca at her concert at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.

Click here for more information.

June 3 & 4, 2008

Heather performs the role of “Elizabeth Benning” in Young Frankenstein on Broadway.

Click here to visit the official Young Frankenstein website for showtimes, ticket information and more!

May 27, 28 & 29, 2008

Heather performs the role of “Elizabeth Benning” in Young Frankenstein on Broadway.

Click here to visit the official Young Frankenstein website for showtimes, ticket information and more!

May 27, 2008

Heather appears in a reading of Nice Work If You Can Get It starring Harry Connick, Jr. directed by Kathleen Marshall with musical direction by Rob Fisher.

May 2, 2008

Heather participates in the reading of Libby, written by Beau Gravitte and directed by Jay Binder.

April 28, 2008

Heather sings back up for Becca's first concert of her original songs at the Beechman Theatre.

April 7, 2008

Heather performs "Deep Love" with Justin Patterson (Brian Cimmet on piano) for Stephen DeAngelis' "At this Performance".

March 26 - April 2, 2008

Heather performs the role of “Elizabeth Benning” in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN on Broadway.

Click here to visit the official YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN website for showtimes, ticket information and more!

February 1, 2008

Heather participated in a table read of PURE COUNTRY with Carlin Glynn.

January 25, 2008

Heather played "Marlene Dietrich" in her second reading of Kristof Bathory's new play GARBO'S LAST WALK.

It was directed by Susan Einhorn & starred Kathleen Chalfant.

December 28, 2007

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is named Best Broadway Show of the Year by Entertainment Weekly readers.

Click here to visit the official YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN website for showtimes, ticket information and more!

December 27, 2007

The YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN cast recording is named #25 on Amazon's Top Sellers list.

Click here to visit amazon.com to purchase the CD.

December 24, 2007

Heather & Becca are interviewed by Bixby Elliot in an article called "Backstage for the Holidays with Becca and Heather Ayers" for Yahoo! Broadway.

Click here to read the full article.

December 23, 2007

The City Center Encores! production of FACE THE MUSIC appears on Charles Isherwood's "Best of 2007" list in the New York Times.

November 22, 2007

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN performs "Transylvania Mania" on the NBC Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Click here to visit the official YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN website for showtimes, ticket information and more!

November 12, 2007

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN records cast album.

Click here to visit amazon.com to purchase the CD.

Click here to visit the official YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN website for showtimes, ticket information and more!

November 8, 2007

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN opens on Broadway at the Hilton Theatre.

Click here to visit the official YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN website for showtimes, ticket information and more!

November 8, 2007

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN performs on NBC's THE TODAY SHOW.

October 11, 2007

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN begins Broadway previews at the Hilton Theatre.

August 7 - September 1, 2007

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN plays at Seattle's Paramount Theatre.

June 4, 2007

Heather will begin rehearsals for YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN for an out of town try out in Seattle, with plans to open at the Hilton Theatre in October.

May 30, 2007

Heather plays "Hermia" opposite Harry Groener in Ken Ludwig's new Gershwin musical,
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
directed by Gregory Boyd and starring Jeffrey Denman and Erin Dilly.

May 14, 2007

Heather will play opposite Colin Hanlon in Ryan Cunningham (I Love You Because) and Charles Antin's new play, THE BIGGEST LITTLE THING.

May 7, 2007

Heather will play a nun with Cass Morgan in the reading of STAGECOACH MARY by Curtis Moore and Thomas Mizer.

April 19, 2007

Heather and Becca will do a reading of Michael Hunsaker's new musical, OUT OF FRAME, with Joe Cassidy, directed by Mark Waldrop at the York Theatre.

March 29 - April 1, 2007

Heather will be a part of City Center's production of FACE THE MUSIC, directed by John Rando.

Click here for the official New York City Center website.

March 5, 2007


Heather will play "Marlene Dietrich" in a reading of GARBO'S LAST WALK starring Kathleen Chalfant and Laila Robins.

January 13 - February 18, 2007

Heather will be seen as "Ruth" in ACE with Michael Arden, directed by Stafford Arima at the Old Globe.

Click here for the official Old Globe Theatre website.

October 17 - November 17, 2006

Heather will be seen as "Ruth" in the new musical ACE with Matt Bogart and Jessica Boevers, directed by Stafford Arima at the Cincinnati Playhouse.

Click here for the official website of the Cincinnati Playhouse.

September 6 - October 1, 2006

Heather will be seen as "Ruth" in the new musical ACE with Matt Bogart and Jessica Boevers, directed by Stafford Arima at the Rep. of St. Louis.

Click here for the official website of the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.

July 26 - 29, 2006

Heather appears in the new musical TRIANGLE directed by Robert Longbottom at the O'Neill Center Music Theatre Conference in Waterford, CT.

Click here for the cast announcement on playbill.com.

June 19 - 20, 2006

Heather appears in Meri Krassner's LOVE INC. with sister Becca, Jim Stanek, and Rich Affannato at the New Snapple Theatre. Direction by Chris Presley, music direction by Miss Jana Zielonka.

June 24 - July 9, 2006

Heather appears in SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at the George Street Playhouse with Liz McCartney, Barbara Walsh, Jack Donahue, Arthur W. Marks, and David Rappaport. Directed by Jack Cummings, choreography by Scott Rink, musical direction by John DiPinto.

June 2, 2006

Heather appeared in the play A BALL OF DOUGH directed by DJ Salisbury in the Samuel French Short Plays Contest.

May 23 - 24, 2006

Heather will participate in Ripfest #8: Movie Musicals with Raw Impressions.

Click here for the Raw Impressions website.

May 23, 2006

Heather will participate in another reading of RHONDA, QUEEN OF THE AMAZON.

March 24, 2006

Heather appears in a reading of Dan Lipton and David Rossmer's JOE! : THE MUSICAL with Brian d'Arcy James and Marc Kudisch.

March 19 - April 30, 2006

Heather will be performing in SARAH PLAIN & TALL at the Lortel with her sister Becca.

Click here for the SARAH PLAIN & TALL website.

January 9, 2006

Heather and her sister Becca are featured in the New York Times article "Sibling Seeks Same to Share Apartment".

Click here to read the full article.

October 1 - December 31, 2005

Heather stars in the Off-Broadway production of FIVE COURSE LOVE at the Minetta Lane Theatre.

Previews begin October 1 and opening night scheduled for October 16.

Click here to visit the FIVE COURSE LOVE website.

May 21 - June 19, 2005

Heather stars as "Cathy" in THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Cincinnati Playhouse opposite D.B. Bonds as "Jamie".

Click here for the official website of the Cincinnati Playhouse.

May 16, 2005

Heather appears in a backers' audition for FIVE COURSE LOVE.

February 10 - 13, 2005


Heather appears in A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN at City Center Encores!

Click here for the announcement on playbill.com.

Click here for the official New York City Center website.

January 29, 2005

Heather appears in a reading of Mat Eisenstein's RHONDA, QUEEN OF THE AMAZON.

December 3, 2004 - January 2, 2005

Heather stars as "Eve"/"Mama Noah" in Arkansas Repertory's production of CHILDREN OF EDEN directed by Bob Hupp.

Click here to visit the Arkansas Repertory Theatre website.

September 30 - October 1, 2004

Heather participates in a reading of Joe Miloscia and Kenneth Kacmar's musical IF THE SHOE FITS with Michele Pawk.

Click here to read the article from playbill.com.

September 8 - 10, 2004

Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman's musical HARMONY is restored in workshop form!

August 12 - 28, 2004

Heather plays the role of "Roxanne" in Barrington Stage Company's production of CYRANO DE BERGERAC opposite Christopher Innvar.

Click here for the Barrington Stage Company website.

June 16 - July 11, 2004

Heather performs in the world premiere of FIVE COURSE LOVE at the Geva Theatre.

Click here for the Geva Theatre website.

May 6 - 10, 2004

Heather plays "Mrs. Merkle" (Ursula's Mom) in BYE BYE BIRDIE for City Center Encores! starring Doris Roberts from Everybody Loves Raymond & Karen Ziemba.

Click here for the official New York City Center website.

March 25 - 28, 2004

Heather plays "Mrs. Preston" in Gershwin's PARDON MY ENGLISH for City Center Encores! starring Brian d'Arcy James.

Click here for the official New York City Center website.

March 2, 2004

Heather appears in the reading of Elton John's new musical, THE VAMPIRE LESTAT starring Malcolm Gets and Carolee Carmello.

February 20, 2004

Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman regain the rights to HARMONY!

February 16 - 17, 2004

Heather performs with Darius Rucker of Hootie & the Blowfish in the reading of AMERICAN DUET.
 

November 14, 2003

HARMONY's try-out in Philadelphia and move to Broadway are postponed indefinitely.

October 13, 2003

Heather begins rehearsals for HARMONY.

September 29, 2003

Heather performs in a backers' audition for THE GAME.

August 7 - 23, 2003

Heather can be seen in the role of "Madame Tourvel" (Michelle Pfeiffer in the movie) in Barrington Stage Company's new musical version of Dangerous Liaisons called THE GAME. It is written by Megan Cavallari, Amy Powers and David Topchick, directed by Julie Boyd and stars Christopher Innvar and Sara Ramirez.

Click here for the Barrington Stage Company website.

July 10 - 13, 2003

Heather plays the role of "Lucy" in a new version of DRACULA written by Dodie Pettit and Kevin Gray; directed by Carol Estey at the Stonington Opera House in Maine.

Click here for the Stonington Opera House website.

January 2003

Heather appears in the FORBIDDEN BROADWAY touring company production.

October 27, 2002

Heather appears in a reading of Brad Ross' new musical, LUCK!

September 22, 2002

Heather participates in a presentation of an excerpt from the new Daniel Acquisto and Sammy Buck musical LIKE YOU LIKE IT, an adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It, along with sister Becca Ayers as well as Kenneth Boys, John Lloyd Young, Tally Sessions, Jeffrey Miles, Rebecca Soler, Jeff Gurner, Jamie McGonnigal, Tara Sands and Johanna Young.

September 7, 2002

The Official Heather Ayers Website is created.
 

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