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Blair Brown

 
Birth Place:
Washington, DC.
Bio:
Broadway: The Parisian Woman, Copenhagen (Tony Award), James Joyce’s The Dead, Cabaret, The Secret Rapture, The Threepenny Opera. Off-Broadway/regional: Mary Page Marlowe (Second Stage Theater / Steppenwolf), On The Shore of the Wide World, Nikolai And The Others, The Clean House, Arcadia, The ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: April 23, 1947 (75)

Birth Place: Washington, DC.

Bio:
Broadway: The Parisian Woman, Copenhagen (Tony Award), James Joyce’s The Dead, Cabaret, The Secret Rapture, The Threepenny Opera. Off-Broadway/regional: Mary Page Marlowe (Second Stage Theater / Steppenwolf), On The Shore of the Wide World, Nikolai And The Others, The Clean House, Arcadia, The ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Ms. Innes
  [Off-Broadway]
2021
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theater New York Premiere, 2018
Mary Page Marlowe
  [Off-Broadway]
Project Shaw One Night Only Production, 2018
Mrs. Higgins
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Jeanette
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company New York Premiere, 2017
Ellen Holmes
  [New York]
Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw Production, 2017
Performer
  [New York]
MasterVoices One Night Production, 2017
The Narrator
  [New York]
World Premiere, 2005
Mother
  [Regional (US)]
Sondheim Festival Production, 2002
Desiree Armfeldt
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 2000
Gretta Conroy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Margrethe Bohr
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Gretta Conroy
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]
Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]
Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]
Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]
Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Hannah Jarvis
  [Broadway]
1989
Isobel Glass
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1976
Polly Peachum [Replacement]
Lucy Brown

Photos

Jeff Still, Sally Murphy, Cliff Chamberlain, Austin Pendleton, Jessie Mueller, Tracy  Photo

Jeff Still, Sally Murphy, Cliff Chamberlain, Austin Pendleton, Jessie Mueller, Tracy Letts, Noah Reid, Blair Brown, K. Todd Freeman, Danny McCarthy, Ian Barford

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Date:
03/23/2022
Tracy Letts, Danny McCarthy, K. Todd Freeman, Blair Brown, Noah Reid, Jessie Mueller, Photo

Tracy Letts, Danny McCarthy, K. Todd Freeman, Blair Brown, Noah Reid, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Cliff Chamberlain, Jeff Still, Austin Pendleton

From: 
Date:
03/12/2022
Austin Pendleton and Blair Brown Photo

Austin Pendleton and Blair Brown

From: 
Date:
03/10/2022
Blair Brown Photo

Blair Brown

From: 
Date:
03/10/2022
(Top Row L-R) Cliff Chamberlain, K. Todd Freeman, Noah Reid, Tracy Letts, Jessie Muel Photo

(Top Row L-R) Cliff Chamberlain, K. Todd Freeman, Noah Reid, Tracy Letts, Jessie Mueller, Jeff Still, Ian Barford (Bottom Row L-R) Sally Murphy, Blair Brown, Austin Pendleton, Danny McCarthy

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Date:
03/10/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Ms. Innes

  [Off-Broadway]
2021
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theater New York Premiere, 2018
Mary Page Marlowe

  [Off-Broadway]
Project Shaw One Night Only Production, 2018
Mrs. Higgins

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Jeanette

  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company New York Premiere, 2017
Ellen Holmes

  [New York]
Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw Production, 2017
Performer

  [New York]
MasterVoices One Night Production, 2017
The Narrator

  [New York]
World Premiere, 2005
Mother

  [Regional (US)]
Sondheim Festival Production, 2002
Desiree Armfeldt

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 2000
Gretta Conroy

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Margrethe Bohr

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Gretta Conroy

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]

Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]

Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]

Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]

Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Hannah Jarvis

  [Broadway]
1989
Isobel Glass

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1976
Polly Peachum [Replacement]

Lucy Brown

Blair Brown Biography

Broadway: The Parisian Woman, Copenhagen (Tony Award), James Joyce’s The Dead, Cabaret, The Secret Rapture, The Threepenny Opera. Off-Broadway/regional: Mary Page Marlowe (Second Stage Theater / Steppenwolf), On The Shore of the Wide World, Nikolai And The Others, The Clean House, Arcadia, The Tempest (McCarter Theatre), A Little Night Music (Kennedy Center), Humble Boy, Camino Real (Williamstown), My Life as a Fairy Tale (LCF), Comedy of Errors (NYSF), The Skin of Our Teeth (Old Globe), seasons at Stratford-Ontario and Guthrie Theater. Film: My Art, Speed of Thought, Dark Matter, The Sentinel, Dogville, Space Cowboys, The Astronaut’s Wife, Altered States, Continental Divide, Strapless, Stealing Home and A Flash of Green. TV includes: “Orange Is The New Black,” “Jack Ryan,” “Elementary,” “Limitless,” “Forever,” “Person of Interest,” “The Affair,” “Fringe,” “The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd” (5 Emmy nominations), “ER,” “ED,” “The Ultimate Life,” “Kennedy,” “A Season in Purgatory,” “The Good Policeman,” “Hands of a Stranger,” “Follow the Stars Home,” “In His Life: The John Lennon Story,” “Convictions, “Gifts of Love,” “To Walk Again: The Eddie Keating Jr, Story,” “Missing Parents,” “Majority Rules,” “Extremely Close Up,” “Those Secrets,” “Space.” Directing: Rosemary and I (Passage), Lovely Day (Play Co.) and A Feminine Ending (PCS). Narrator of more than 50 documentary films and audio books.

Blair Brown Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Blair Brown, James Joyce's The Dead
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Blair Brown, Copenhagen

Blair Brown News

Words From the Wings: Noah Reid Shares His Broadway Experience in the COVID Era, and  Photo Words From the Wings: Noah Reid Shares His Broadway Experience in the COVID Era, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022

We're chatting with Noah Reid, who just wrapped up his performance in The Minute, which closed on Broadway on Sunday, July 24.  Noah told us all about his backstage rituals, what it's like performing on Broadway in the COVID era, and much more.

THE MINUTES Enters Its Final Two Weeks Of Broadway Performances Photo THE MINUTES Enters Its Final Two Weeks Of Broadway Performances
by Grace Cutler - Jul 12, 2022

THE MINUTES by Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro will conclude its limited Broadway engagement on Sunday, July 24. To date, the production has raised nearly $130,000 from a portion of tickets sales to support global humanitarian organization Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund.

THE MINUTES On Broadway to Require Audience Masking Through the End of its Run Photo THE MINUTES On Broadway to Require Audience Masking Through the End of its Run
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2022

Steppenwolf’s production of THE MINUTES on Broadway will continue to require audiences to wear masks through the final performance on Sunday, July 24.

James Vincent Meredith to Join THE MINUTES on Broadway Photo James Vincent Meredith to Join THE MINUTES on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

THE MINUTES by Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, will welcome celebrated actor James Vincent Meredith (The Skin of Our Teeth, The Book of Mormon) back to Big Cherry.

THE MINUTES Raises $78K to Support Save the Children's Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund Photo THE MINUTES Raises $78K to Support Save the Children's Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

THE MINUTES on Broadway announced today that from a portion of tickets sales $78,830 has been raised thus far to support global humanitarian organization Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale:  Witnessing History with All The Mournful Voices and Get Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Witnessing History with All The Mournful Voices and Getting a History Lesson with Citizen Wong
by Michael Dale - Apr 24, 2022

Immersive All The Mournful Voices takes audience members to a time that tore the country apart just as it was beginning to heal and Citizen Wong celebrates a 19th Century activist for Chinese American rights.

THE MINUTES on Broadway Raises $27K to Support Save the Children's Ukraine Crisis Rel Photo THE MINUTES on Broadway Raises $27K to Support Save the Children's Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

THE MINUTES on Broadway announced today that from a portion of tickets sales $27,000 has been raised thus far to support global humanitarian organization Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund.

Photos: A SCHITT'S CREEK Reunion at THE MINUTES Opening Night! Photo Photos: A SCHITT'S CREEK Reunion at THE MINUTES Opening Night!
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 18, 2022

Dan Levy and Noah Reid, former co-stars of Schitt's Creek reunited last night at the opening of The Minutes on Broadway and we've got the pics to prove it!

Photos: On the Red Carpet for THE MINUTES Opening Night Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for THE MINUTES Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 18, 2022

Tracy Letts' The Minutes, the newest work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of August: Osage County, has officially opened on Broadway last night at Studio 54. BroadwayWorld was there for the special occasion and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals .

VIDEO: Watch Scenes from THE MINUTES on Broadway Photo VIDEO: Watch Scenes from THE MINUTES on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 18, 2022

Tracy Letts' The Minutes, the newest work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of August: Osage County, has officially opened on Broadway! All new video has been released featuring clips from the show.

Blair Brown Videos

VIDEO: Inside Opening Night of THE MINUTES VideoVIDEO: Inside Opening Night of THE MINUTES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 18, 2022

Tracy Letts' The Minutes, the newest work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of August: Osage County, has officially opened on Broadway! All new footage has been released from the red carpet and curtain call. Check out the video here!

VIDEO: Watch Scenes from THE MINUTES on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Watch Scenes from THE MINUTES on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 18, 2022

Tracy Letts' The Minutes, the newest work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of August: Osage County, has officially opened on Broadway! All new video has been released featuring clips from the show.

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of THE MINUTES on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Meet the Cast of THE MINUTES on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 15, 2022

In just a few thousand minutes, The Minutes will finally arrive on Broadway, where it is set to begin previews on Broadway on Saturday, April 2, 2022, and open on Sunday, April 17, 2022 at Studio 54.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Edie Falco & More in MORNING SUN VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights of Edie Falco & More in MORNING SUN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 3, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Morning Sun, written by Tony Award winner Simon Stephens, directed by Drama Desk Award winner Lila Neugebauer, opens tonight, Wednesday November 3, at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street).

VIDEO: Edie Falco & Company Get Ready for the World Premiere of MTC's MORNING SUN VideoVIDEO: Edie Falco & Company Get Ready for the World Premiere of MTC's MORNING SUN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 17, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Morning Sun, written by Tony Award winner Simon Stephens, directed by Drama Desk Award winner Lila Neugebauer, began performances earlier this week at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street).

VIDEO: Jessie Mueller Sings 'Rider's Lullaby' on New Netflix Series CENTAURWORLD! VideoVIDEO: Jessie Mueller Sings 'Rider's Lullaby' on New Netflix Series CENTAURWORLD!
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2021

Centaurworld follows a war horse who is transported from her embattled world to a strange land inhabited by silly, singing centaurs of all species, shapes, and sizes.

VIDEO: Armie Hammer and Tracy Letts Talk Starring in THE MINUTES VideoVIDEO: Armie Hammer and Tracy Letts Talk Starring in THE MINUTES
by Stage Tube - Mar 9, 2020

On Monday, March 9, actors Armie Hammer and Tracy Letts joined the 3rd hour of TODAY to talk about their Broadway play, a?oeThe Minutes,a?? a dark comedy set in a city council meeting where tension runs high.

BWW TV: Hangin' with the Cast of THE MINUTES on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Hangin' with the Cast of THE MINUTES on Broadway!
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 20, 2020

Performances for Steppenwolf's production of The Minutes by Tracy Letts, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, begin Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St) on Broadway, and officially opens on Sunday, March 15, 2020. This is a 16-week limited engagement through Sunday, June 14, 2020. What's the new play all about?

BWW TV: What's the Big Secret of THE MINUTES? The Cast Spills! VideoBWW TV: What's the Big Secret of THE MINUTES? The Cast Spills!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 22, 2020

In just a a matter of minutes... well, days... The Minutes will begin Broadway previews at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St), where it will officially open on Sunday, March 15, 2020. This is a 16-week limited engagement through Sunday, June 14, 2020.

BWW TV: Watch Just-Released Promo for THE MINUTES on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Watch Just-Released Promo for THE MINUTES on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 23, 2020

In just a a matter of minutes... well, days... The Minutes will begin Broadway previews at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St), where it will officially open on Sunday, March 15, 2020. This is a 16-week limited engagement through Sunday, June 14, 2020.


Blair Brown Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blair Brown next theatre project?
Blair Brown's next show will be The Minutes which opens on 4/17/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Blair Brown been in?
Blair Brown has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Blair Brown been in?
Blair Brown has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Blair Brown been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for James Joyce's The Dead and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Copenhagen .

What awards has Blair Brown won?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Copenhagen.