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Elena Shaddow is an American singer and actress. She is originally from Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, regionally, in national tours, and in London. Her Broadway credits include Les Misérables, Sweet Smell of Success, Nine, Fiddler on the Roof, and The Woman in White. She has performed twice at the Tony Awards, on The Today Show, and on The Rosie O'Donnell Show. She can be heard on the recordings of Illyria, Carols for a Cure, the new Broadway cast recording of Nine, the original cast recording of The Water Coolers, and on the original cast recording of Sweet Smell of Success. She has been nominated twice for a Helen Hayes Award for best actress, once for her work in Senor Discretion Himself at Arena Stage and one for her work in the national Tour of The Light in the Piazza. She recently toured as Clara Johnson in Adam Guettel's The Light in the Piazza before leaving and being replaced by Katie Clarke. She is currently starring as Anne Dindon in the 2010 Tony-winning revival of La Cage aux Folles.