Amy Justman's career as a crossover soprano has spanned musical theater, classical music, jazz and beyond. This past season, she joined her 6th Broadway company, covering and performing for both Renée Fleming and Jessie Mueller in the revival of Carousel. This season, Amy makes her principal debut with New York Philharmonic, singing in their Nightcap series and covering the Assistant in David Lang’s Prisoner of the State. She also sings Polly Peachum in Three Penny Opera with Syracuse Opera, makes her cable television debut as Adult Nicole Fosse on Fosse/Verdon, and returns to the Ravinia Festival to perform Leonard Bernstein’s Mass with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Amy made her Broadway debut in the revival of Company, performing the role of Susan as well as playing piano as part of the actor‐orchestra. Other theatrical credits include In Transit and A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder on Broadway, covering the role of Carlotta in both the Broadway and the 25th Anniversary National Tour of Phantom of the Opera, both the Broadway and Pioneer Theatre companies of White Christmas, Clara in the off-Broadway revival of Passion at Classic Stage Company, Heidi in [title of show] for the regional premiere at Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, and four productions with City Center Encores.
Amy's recent concert work includes the Bach Coffee Cantata with Broadway Chamber Players, Messiah (Part 1) with the Church of Saint Joseph, and A Thrill of Hope with the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra. Other highlights include Peep Bo in The Mikado at Carnegie Hall, Cinderella and Rapunzel in Disney on Classic with the Tokyo Philharmonic, covering Kelli O'Hara in Lucky to Be Me at New York City Opera, and Jessie in Mahagonny Songspiel at the Ravinia Festival. She has been a soloist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Bernstein's Mass, recording on Naxos), New York City Ballet, Steamboat Springs Symphony Orchestra, Fire Island Opera Festival, Great Music in a Great Space, American Modern Ensemble, American Symphony Orchestra, the Kurt Weill Fest, American Opera Projects, Berkshire Bach Society, Master Chorale of South Florida and Natchez Opera Festival. Her studio work includes the jazz recordings Songs for Pickles and Hoagy Carmichael: The Stardust Road, Tania León's Grammy-nominated Inura, and voice work for Hail, Caesar!, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Get Down and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
She received her MM from Manhattan School of Music and her BA from Yale University, where she has been a voice teacher for the Shen Curriculum for Musical Theater. She lives in New York with her husband, writer Dave Itzkoff, and their son, Max.