Saffran's Broadway career
is extensive having starred as Kathy Seldon in Singin' In The
Rain, Maggie in A Chorus Line, Shoo Shoo in Sophisticated
Ladies, Rosabud and Edwin Drood in Drood, and Zaneeta
in The Music Man. A true triple threat, audiences throughout
the world have been thrilled by her leading performances in My
Fair Lady, Showboat, South Pacific, Phantom,
White Christmas, Jesus Christ Superstar, Seven Brides for Seven
Brothers, Sunday in the Park with George, Damn Yankees, The Sound
of Music, Pajama Game, She Loves Me, Street Scene, Grease, Company,
My One and Only, Chess, Me and My Girl,
.the list goes
concert work includes a multitude of styles ranging from engagements
as the lead chanteuse for Herbie Hancock, to soloist with various
national symphony orchestras, to "jazzing it up" with
the Duke Ellington Orchestra, and on to opening for Don Rickles
with her own show in Las Vegas' Stardust Resort and Casino.
has provided animated voices for Disney's Aladdin, Mulan, Magic
Flute, 102 Dalmations, Pochahontas II, Hunchback II, and Lady
and the Tramp II, and is heard on Cinderella, Galaxy Quest,
Polar Express, Christmas with the Kranks, and The Santa Clause
II. Christina's original cast recordings include Singin'
in the Rain, Masada, Fashion, and Joan of Arc.
Her first solo CD entitled Temporary Insanity is now available
is the President of the Board of Retinoblastoma International (www.retinoblastoma.net),
an active member of SGI-USA, and a member of Los Angeles' esteemed
Musical Theatre Guild. She resides in Los Angeles with her actor
husband, Matthew N. Ashford and her 2 daughters, Grace and Emma.