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Nancy Sirianni

Nancy Sirianni is a singer and songwriter, producer of music, stage and comedy, as well as an actor. She owns and operates a production company and recording studio, as well as a nationally distributed independent record label.

Career

With her band, the scoldees, Sirianni has performed at major festivals: Woodstock '99, and Mountain Stage New Song Festival, and well-known venues such as The Bottom Line (NYC) and The Whisky A-Go-Go (LA). In August 2007, Sirianni opened for American Idol Taylor Hicks at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, NY.

The Scoldees two studio CDs: My Pathetic Life, and Nightcap World, received considerable airplay across the country (in multiple formats) on over 330 radio stations.

According to a recent appearance on the Howard Stern Show, Sirianni was in the studio again recording material for a 2008 solo release. Though the new record will also feature some performances and songwriting from former members of the scoldees. Sirianni’s original songs can be heard in the soundtracks of five independent films, The Style Network’s show Fashion Trance as well as MTV reality shows, Made and My Super Sweet 16.

From 1988 to 2001, Nancy Sirianni was married to Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling, a comedian and long-time Head Writer and cast member of the Howard Stern Show. Their personal life as well as her appearances and call-ins to the show contributed greatly to the ‘reality show’ culture of the maverick radio program. During this period, as Martling’s business partner, Sirianni produced 22 different comedy CDs, tapes, and videos as well as countless live comedy shows and roasts. Currently Nancy Sirianni is one of the Managing Directors of Manhattan Theatre Source at Washington Square Park. “TheatreSource” is a development space for new works and emerging artists responsible for the production of 600 new plays over its eight year history. TheatreSource also houses an art gallery, rehearsal space, a bookshop and café and provides theatrical production services from set design to digital editing. Sirianni’s acting credits include 8 independent films, NBC Television’s Law & Order: Criminal Intent as well as stage credits from Lincoln Center, The Pearl Theatre and Manhattan Theatre Source, where last season she starred in John Ford Noonan’s “A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking,” which Noonan called “the best production I’ve ever seen,” of his classic play which starred Susan Sarandon in the original role.

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