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Aubrey Christina Plaza (born June 26, 1984) is an American actress, comedian, and producer. She starred as April Ludgate on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation (2009–2015), played Julie Powers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) and Scott Pilgrim Takes Off (2023), and featured as the Shadow King and Lenny Busker in the FX drama series Legion (2017–2019). In 2022, she starred in the second season of the HBO anthology series The White Lotus, for which she received nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2023.

After beginning her career performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, Plaza had her first leading film role in Safety Not Guaranteed (2012). She has also appeared in the films Mystery Team (2009), Funny People (2009), The To Do List (2013), Life After Beth (2014), Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016), Child's Play (2019), and Happiest Season (2020). Plaza has produced and starred in the films The Little Hours (2017), Ingrid Goes West (2017), Black Bear (2020), and Emily the Criminal (2022).

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Aubrey Plaza STAGE CREDITS

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Off-Broadway Revival Production, 2023
Roberta


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Drama League Awards - 2024 - Distinguished Performance

Aubrey Plaza, Danny and The Deep Blue Sea

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MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, CABARET & More Lead in Nominations for 2024 Drama League Awards


Read the full list of 2024 Drama League Nominations! Nominations include Cabaret, Merrily We Roll Along and more.

Lena Hall, Gabby Beans, Talia Ryder, and More Join Ethan Coen Comedy HONEY DON'T!


Ethan Coen's new comedy is set to feature a strong ensemble, with several Broadway alums. According to Deadline, Jacnier, Gabby Beans, Talia Ryder, Lena Hall, and more will appear in Honey Don't, the upcoming comedy from Ethan Coen. These actors join the previously announced Margaret Qualley, Aubrey Plaza and Chris Evans, who will lead the film.

Bowen Yang, Paula Pell & More Join Disney's MONSTERS AT WORK Season Two


Season two guest stars reprising their roles from the “Monsters, Inc.” franchise include Aubrey Plaza, Nathan Fillion, and Bobby Moynihan, along with Jennifer Coolidge, Rhys Darby, Janelle James, Jenifer Lewis, Ali Wong, Bowen Yang, Paula Pell, Danny Pudi, Cody Rigsby, Jimmy Tatro, Danny Trejo, Joe Lo Truglio and Alan Tudyk.

Interview: Joe Locke Opens Up About His New Broadway Gig in SWEENEY TODD


In this interview, Joe Locke, who plays Tobias Ragg in Sweeney Todd on Broadway, checks in with BroadwayWorld to chat about making his Broadway debut, taking on a beloved Sondheim role, and so much more.

AMADEUS Series Adaptation to Star Will Sharpe as Mozart; Joe Barton to Adapt Peter Shaffer's Play


The White Lotus star Will Sharpe is set to take on the role of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in a series adaptation of Amadeus. The series will be a reimagined verison of Peter Shaffer’s award-winning stage play, adapted by Joe Barton and directed by Julian Farino.

Photos: Joe Locke Takes His First Bows In SWEENEY TODD On Broadway


Joe Locke, the breakout star of Netflix’s hit show “Heartstopper,” is making his Broadway debut in the Tony Award-nominated revival of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Locke began his run as Tobias beginning Wednesday January 31, 2024. See photos from inside Joe's first curtain call!

Photos: Go Inside TAO Park City at Sundance with CASAMIGOS


Check out photos from inside TAO Park City’s annual pop-up at Sundance Film Festival, featuring Aubrey Plaza, Kieran Culkin, Dylan Mulvaney, Steven Yeun, Chris Colfer, and more!

Photos: Inside the 75th Emmy Award With Niecy Nash-Betts, Jennifer Coolidge & More


Check out photos from the Emmys red carpet, ceremony, and winners room! Winners included RuPaul Charles, Niecy Nash-Betts, Jennifer Coolidge, Sarah Snook, and more. Check out photos from inside the event, and shots from the red carpet with Hannah Waddingham, Natasha Lyonne, Ayo Edebiri, Jessica Chastain, Amy Poehler, and more.

Find Out Who Won at the 75th Emmy Awards - Full List of Winners!


Find out who won at the 75th Annual Emmy awards! Elton John, Jennifer Coolidge, RuPaul, Kieran Culkin, The Bear, Jeremy Allen White, Paul Walter Hauser, Niecy Nash-Betts, John Oliver, and more took home Emmys tonight. Check out the full list of winners now!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld January 12, 2024


Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is January 12, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours: 

DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA Recoups Investment Off-Broadway


The hit off-Broadway revival of John Patrick Shanley's Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, starring Aubrey Plaza and Christopher Abbott, has recouped its initial investment.

Nominees Announced For The 26th Costume Designers Guild Awards


The Costume Designers Guild announces the nominees for the 26th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards). The event will celebrate excellence in film, television, short form costume design, and costume illustration. Check out the full list of nominations now!

Listen: Corey Hawkins, Phylicia Rashad & More Join RADIO PLAY REVIVAL Podcast Season 3


The Broadway Podcast Network will present the return of RADIO PLAY REVIVALpodcast.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld December 13th, 2023


Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is December 13, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Aubrey Plaza and Christopher Abbott Out of DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA Performances This Week


Aubrey Plaza and Christopher Abbott will be out of Danny and the Deep Blue Sea Dec 12-14 due to sickness. 

Heartstopper's Joe Locke Will Make Broadway Debut in SWEENEY TODD


BroadwayWorld has just learned that Joe Locke, the breakout star of Netflix’s hit show “Heartstopper,” will make his Broadway debut this in the Tony Award-nominated revival of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Video: Watch Kathryn Hahn in New Agatha Harnkness Spin-Off Series Footage With Patti LuPone


The first footage of Kathryn Hahn in her Agatha Harkness spin-off series has been released. Watch the video now! The series will also star Patti LuPone, Joe Locke, Aubrey Plaza, Ali Ahn, Maria Dizzia, and Sasheer Zamata. Emma Caulfield Ford is expected to reprise the role of Dottie from WandaVision.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld November 23rd, 2023


Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is November 23, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Listen: Patti LuPone Talks the State of Broadway, Living With Aubrey Plaza, and More on YOU AND ME BOTH WITH HILLARY CLINTON


Patti LuPone recently sat down with Hillary Clinton for a live episode of the iHeartPodcast 'You and Me Both'. The episode was recorded on November 9, at Symphony Space in NYC. 

DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA Extends at the Lucille Lortel Theatre


The completely sold-out Off-Broadway revival of John Patrick Shanley’s Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, starring Aubrey Plaza – in her stage debut – and Christopher Abbott, has extended by popular demand. Danny and the Deep Blue Sea must end on Saturday, January 13, 2024.

Aubrey Plaza FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Aubrey Plaza next theatre project?

Aubrey Plaza's next show will be Danny and the Deep Blue Sea which opens on 11/13/2023 on Off-Broadway.

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