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Her show, "Barbara Cook Sings Mostly Sondheim", was performed in 2001 at the Lyric Theatre in London, England and was nominated for a 2002 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Entertainment.

She was nominated for a 2002 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Entertainment for her performance in "Barbara Cook Sings Mostly Sondheim" at the Lyric Theatre in London, England.

Won Broadway's 1958 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical) for playing Marian in "The Music Man." In 2002, she was nominated in the Special Theatrical Event Category for her show "Barbara Cook Sings Mostly Sondheim.".

Recipient of the 2011 Kennedy Center Honors, along with Neil Diamond, Yo-Yo Ma, Sonny Rollins, and Meryl Streep.

...until June 13: Studio 54 on Broadway. One of the starring performers in Roundabout Theatre Company's 'Sondheim on Sondheim.' [March 2010]

Mother of one son, Adam Legrant.

Despite winning a Tony Award and achieving stardom on Broadway, Barbara Cook never appeared in a film.

Upon her death, she was cremated and her ashes returned to her family.

She was a lifelong Democrat.