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Amanda Quaid is an accomplished actress with a diverse career in theater, film, and television. Born in Los Angeles, California, Quaid grew up in a family of actors, including her father Randy Quaid and her uncle Dennis Quaid.

Quaid attended Vassar College and later earned her MFA in Acting from the University of California, San Diego. She began her career in theater, performing in numerous productions on and off-Broadway. Some of her notable stage credits include "Equus" at the John Drew Theater, "Cock" at the Duke on 42nd Street, and "Pericles" at the Public Theater.

In addition to her work on stage, Quaid has also made a name for herself in film and television. She has appeared in several independent films, including "The Happy Sad," "The Breakup Girl," and "The Lennon Report." On television, Quaid has had guest roles on shows such as "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Elementary," and "The Good Wife."

Quaid has also worked in the music industry, performing in the off-Broadway production of "The Lysistrata Jones" and the national tour of "Avenue Q." In 2012, she released her debut EP, "Home."

Quaid's most recent work includes her role as Lulu in the off-Broadway production of "The Moors" at the Playwrights Realm. She also appeared in the independent film "The Mimic," which premiered at the 2017 Austin Film Festival. With her talent and versatility, Amanda Quaid is sure to continue making a name for herself in the entertainment industry.

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Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018

Irish Repertory Off-Broadway Production, 2015

Playwrights Horizons Production, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater LCT3 Production, 2013

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2012

Classic Stage Company, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company Production, 2011

Signature Theatre Company Production, 2011

Red Bull Theater Production, 2011


Broadway Revival, 2008
Jill Mason (Standby)

Nurse (Standby)

Amanda Quaid Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2023]
Dialect Coach
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Dialect Coach

Amanda Quaid Movies

[2014]Non-Stop Emily Norton

[2021]The Girl Who Got Away Linda Fields

Amanda Quaid Awards and Nominations

Amanda Quaid News

Playing On Air Reveals Summer 2023 Season Of Audio Plays Featuring John Patrick Shanley, Debra Messing & More

Playing on Air has revealed its Summer 2023 podcast season, featuring an exciting lineup of nine audio plays curated and produced by Founder and Consulting Director Claudia Catania.

JANE ANGER, Starring Michael Urie, Will Stream For Two Weeks This Month

The off-Broadway production of Jane Anger or The Lamentable Comedie of JANE ANGER, that Cunning Woman, and also of Willy Shakefpeare and his Peasant Companion, Francis, Yes and Also of Anne Hathaway (also a Woman) Who Tried Very Hard, will stream for two weeks this month.

André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY Benefit Gala

Red Bull Theater today announced that André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event on Monday June 13th at 6pm.

Ensemble Studio Theatre & the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Announce the 2022 First Light Festival

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE along with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation have announced the lineup for the 2022 First Light Festival, part of the EST/Sloan Project to develop plays exploring science and technology.  

Photos: Backstage at JANE ANGER With Michael Urie, Ryan Spahn, and More!

BroadwayWorld has exclusive photos from backstage at Talene Monahon's JANE ANGER or The Lamentable Comedie of JANE ANGER, that Cunning Woman, and also of Willy Shakefpeare and his Peasant Companion, Francis, Yes and Also of Anne Hathaway (also a Woman) Who Tried Very Hard at Bobos.

Photos: JANE ANGER Celebrates Opening Night

Jennifer Campos Productions celebrated the opening of Talene Monahon's JANE ANGER or The Lamentable Comedie of JANE ANGER, that Cunning Woman, and also of Willy Shakefpeare and his Peasant Companion, Francis, Yes and Also of Anne Hathaway (also a Woman) Who Tried Very Hard at Bobos. 

Heartbeat Opera Announces 2021-2022 Season

HEARTBEAT OPERA will return to the in-person stage for its eighth season this year.  Heartbeat's 2021-22 season kicks off in September with a free outdoor screening of BREATHING FREE, their visual album that connects Beethoven's Fidelio with the work of Black composers and lyricists such as Harry T. Burleigh, Langston Hughes, and Anthony Davis.

Sixth Annual New York Opera Fest Featuring 20+ Companies to be Presented by The New York Opera Alliance

The New York Opera Fest will celebrate its sixth season with both virtual and in-person performances by 20+ local, New York City-based opera companies. Presented by the New York Opera Alliance, with support from OPERA America, this annual festival runs for two months May-June 2021 starting with a special kick-off event April 29th.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces EST/Sloan Science & Technology Project 2021 First Light Festival

Since 1998, the EST/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science & Technology Project has developed hundreds of new plays that question and broaden the view of science in the popular imagination. Each play’s life onstage begins with the First Light Festival, an annual presentation of new readings, workshops and productions.

Irish Rep Announces THEATRE @ HOME WINTER FESTIVAL Featuring Melissa Errico, Max von Essen, Ali Ewoldt and More

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced their Theatre @ Home Winter Festival, a four-week repertory retrospective of all of the original digital productions created by Irish Repertory Theatre during the COVID-19 shut-down, from January 26 – February 21, 2021.

PROUD REVENGEFUL AMBITIOUS With Vella Lovell, the Reunion of C*CK & More Available to Stream in December

Play-PerView has announced programming and casting for upcoming events through December 19th and concludes its 2020 season of online productions. On Saturday December 12th at 7:00pm EST, Play-PerView will live stream Cock by Mike Bartlett (King Charles III).

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, October 12- with Beth Leavel, Andrew Barth Feldman, and More!

Today (October 12) in live streaming: Meet the winners of Next on Stage: Dance Edition, Beth Leavel sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!

Broadway For Biden's Phone Banking Continues Tomorrow With Andrew Barth Feldman, Kait Kerrigan, and More!

Broadway for Biden's weekly phone banking initiative continues tomorrow with Jimmy Award Winner Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Lucille Lortel Award Winner Steven Boyer (Hand to God), Colby Minifie (Six Degrees of Separation), Alexandra Villaseñor (Climate Activist), Kait Kerrigan (Playwright & Lyricist), Amanda Quaid (Equus), and Arielle Swernoff (Climate Activist).

Heartbeat Opera Announces Its 2020-2021 Season

HEARTBEAT OPERAa?"the fast-growing indie opera company whose visceral, re-imagined, re-orchestrated and stripped down stagings of classic operas have been called 'a radical endeavor' by Alex Ross in The New Yorkera?"continues to take its programming online in light of COVID-19. As artists face increasing financial hardship, Heartbeat Opera takes pride in the fact that 85% of their fall budget is going toward employing more than 50 collaborators.

Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett Announced as New Artistic Directors at Mabou Mines

Two prolific, award winning artists, Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett, both former artists in Mabou Mines' Resident Artist Program, embody the company's mission to foster the next generation of experimental theater artists and bring with them a strong vision for the future of Mabou Mines.

Irish Rep Announces New MEET THE MAKERS Conversations and Schedule Changes to Summer Season

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today upcoming editions of their online series Meet the Makers. A digital series of conversations with scholars and Irish Rep artists discussing their work and theatre in general, Meet the Makers offers a behind-the-scenes look at Irish history, theatre and the creative process.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 2020-21 EST/Sloan Project Commissions

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation  along with the EST/Sloan Project, have announced new EST/Sloan commissions for the 2020-2021 season.

Irish Rep Announces First Ever Online Summer Season Featuring YES! REFLECTIONS OF MOLLY BLOOM and More

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its first ever Online Summer Season. This summer will feature three of Irish Rep's most beloved recent productions reimagined for the screen and filmed remotely for limited release as part of A Performance on Screen.

Craig Baldwin, Justin Blanchard and More to Star in Red Bull Theater's Online Reading of THE WITCH OF EDMONTON

Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special FREE programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time of COVID-19: Thomas Dekker, John Ford & William Rowley's The Witch of Edmonton.

Tony Shalhoub​, John Lithgow, ​Marisa Tomei​ & More to be Featured on Theater Podcast PLAYING ON AIR

a??Theater podcast a??Playing on Air is a??launching its spring season of short audio plays. Every Sunday from April 5 through the end of May, a new short play will arrive, free and instantly accessible, in subscribers' feeds and on Playing on Air's website.


Amanda Quaid has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Amanda Quaid has not appeared in the West End

Amanda Quaid has been nominated for the Outstanding Featured Actress award at The Lortels for her role in the show "Luck of the Irish".

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