Ashley Williams will star as Ellen Roark in Rupert Holmes' stage adaptation of John Grisham's A Time To Kill, opening on Broadway on October 20, 2013 at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Below you can check out photos of Williams in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride!
Williams first appeared on TV starring in the NBC comedy Good Morning Miami and recurring as one of the "mothers" on the CBS series How I Met Your Mother on CBS. She starred opposite Kate Hudson and Ginnifer Goodwin in Something Borrowed, as well as appearing in the Oscar-nominated Margin Call. She has done recurring arcs on Warehouse 13 for SyFy, Showtime's Huff, NBC's E-Ring, Lifetime's Side Order Of Life, and TNT's Saving Grace. Williams has also been featured on many other series, including The Mentalist, CSI, New Adventures Of Old Christine, Psych, Monk, Law & Order: SVU, Love Bites, The Protector, The Wedding Band, American Dreams and Retired At 35. She's starred in four Lifetime movies, two ABC Family movies, and does at least one television pilot every year. Williams began her career on the daytime series As The World Turns.
At The Williamstown Theater Festival she was in Michael Grief's Street Scene, Annie Dorsen's The Blue Bird, and various other plays as a non-equity actress. She understudied Rachel Weisz and Gretchen Mol opposite Paul Rudd in The Shape of Things, directed by Neil LaBute and went on for Rachel more than a dozen times.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride
As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.