Wendy-Lee Purdy

Sister Mary Theresa

Training: MA (London University); BME (NSW State Conservatorium of Music); Shakespeare (RADA).

Theatre credits include: Mama Morton in Chicago (Japan, UK & International tours); Mother Abbess/Frau Schmidt in The Sound of Music (UK Tour & Gordon Craig Theatre); Yente/Fruma Sarah u/s Golde/Grandma Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof (Savoy Theatre & UK Tour); Midwife u/s Madame Morrible in Wicked (UK & International Tours); Mrs Sowerberry u/s Widow Corney, Mrs Bedwin, Queenie in Oliver! (Singapore & Australian Tours); Confidante u/s Carlotta in The Phantom of the Opera (NZ & Australian Tours); u/s Jellylorum/Jennyanydots in Cats (SE Asia and Australian Tours); Greek Granny u/s Donna, Tanya, Rosie in Mamma Mia! (International Tour), Fran in Half Time (Hayes Theatre); Elizabeth in Aspects of Love (Hayes Theatre); Good Fairy in Sleeping Beauty (Malvern Theatres), Ensemble in The Wizard of Oz (Lyric Theatre), Ensemble in Chess (Theatre Royal); Fairy Liquid in Pantoland! (George Wood Theatre), Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance (Parramatta Riverside Theatres), Joanne in Company (Seymour Centre); Cinderella’s Mother and Stepmother in Into The Woods (Regent Theatre); Australian Opera Chorus: Der Rosenkavalier, Adriana Lecouvreur, Le Nozze Di Figaro, Mer De Glace, Fiddler On The Roof, L’Italiana In Algeri, Peter Grimes, Romeo and Juliet, Maria Stuarda, Fidelio, Verdi’s Requiem Mass, Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg, Turandot (Sydney Opera House) and Queen Elizabeth in Richard III (GBS Theatre).

TV credits include: Wendy in The Queen of Oz (BBC & ABC); Vox Pops Woman 2 in The Crown (Netflix), Shopkeeper in Bump (Stan); Nancy in Dancing Daze (ABC); Olivia in Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Video (Jellyvision);

Film credits include: Moppette in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Prime), Marina-AD1 in Fox Studios Opening (Fox Studios).

Wendy-Lee can be heard on cast recordings of Fiddler on the Roof and The Wizard of Oz; moreover has appeared in many concerts, recordings and TV ads.