For over 40 years B.J. Ward has made a living as a Singer, Actress and Voice Actress. Her successful one-woman show “Stand-Up Opera” delighted audiences from coast to coast.
“Stand-Up Opera” played most of the major opera companies, philharmonic centers and theaters across the United States including such venues as The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Recital Hall, and the Adelaide Arts Festival in Australia.
As an actress and singer, B.J. has worked with such composers as Stephen Sondheim, Maltby & Shire, Barry Manilow, Jerry Herman, Jones & Schmidt and Stephen Schwartz. As a voice actress, B.J. has voiced hundreds of characters including iconic characters such as Velma from “Scooby Doo” and Scarlett from “G.I. Joe”.
B.J. spent three years as a member of the Groundlings troupe with Phil Hartman and Paul Reubens among others. She has guest-starred on television where she has played an assortment of doctors, lawyers, newscasters, moms, neighbors and numerous victims of heinous crimes.
B.J.’s past albums include: “Stand-Up Opera”, “Queen of the Night”, “Syrinx: Voice of the Songbird” and “B.J. Ward Sings Marshall Barer”. Her newest album “Double Feature: Love Songs From The Movies”, recorded with legendary Jazz Pianist Donn Trenner, was released on April 14th and is available on Amazon.com.