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Brenda Wehle BIO

BROADWAY: The Crucible, Spinning into Butter, Come Back Little Sheba, The Grand Manner, Pygmalion, The Big Knife. OFF BROADWAY: Pocatello, Stuff Happens, The Michaels. Obie Awards: Talking Heads, and Tony Kushner’s The Intelligent Homosexuals Guide… THE GUTHRIE THEATER ACTING COMPANY under Garland Wright: over 35 productions including the title roles of Medea and A Woman of No Importance. INTERNATIONALLY: Two European tours of The Children of Heracles. She has worked with renowned directors Michael Engler, Michael Greif, Douglas Hughes, Richard Nelson, Lucian Pintilie, Peter Sellars, Bartlett Sher, Daniel Sullivan, Ivo Van Hove, Les Waters, Stanley Wojewodski, Robert Woodruff. FILM: American Beauty (Sam Mendes), XX (Karyn Kusama) Chronic (Michel Franco) St. Vincent (Theodore Melfi), Soldier (Paul W.S. Anderson). TELEVISION: Gilded Age, Malcolm In The Middle, Mildred Pierce, Law & Order, Boston Legal, and this year’s widely acclaimed short, A Holiday To Remember.

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Brenda Wehle STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2024
Ruthie

Tenkei

[New York]
Public Theater Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Rose Michael

[Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2017
Ruthie

Tenkei

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Rebecca Nurse

[Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2013
Patty Benedict

[Off-Broadway]
Public Theater & Signature Theatre Company Co-Production, 2011
Performer

[Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Revival, 2008
Mrs. Coffman

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2007
Mrs. Pearce

[Off-Broadway]
2005
Anita

[Off-Broadway]
2003
Celia (The Hand of God)

[Off-Broadway]
2000
Dean Catherine Kenney

[Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer


Brenda Wehle Awards and Nominations

Obie Awards - 2011 - Performance

Brenda Wehle, The Intelligent Homosexual'S Guide

Obie Awards - 2003 - Performance

Brenda Wehle, Talking Heads

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Full Broadway Cast Set For the Premiere of MARY JANE, Starring Rachel McAdams

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the full cast for the Broadway premiere of Mary Jane, starring Rachel McAdams. Learn more about the full cast here!

Broadway Actors in THE GILDED AGE & How You Know Them

Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.

VIDEO: Tune in to the Guthrie Theater's Virtual Benefit

The Guthrie Theater announced is presenting its first-ever virtual benefit tonight, August 1.

Guthrie Theater Announces Virtual Benefit August 1

The Guthrie Theater announced it will present its first-ever virtual benefit on Saturday, August 1 at 7 p.m. CDT. The online gathering will raise critical funds to help sustain the theater, celebrate local and national artists and uplift the community the Guthrie serves. Attending the virtual benefit is free, but registration is required. Captioning and ASL interpretation will be available. For more information about how to give to the Guthrie and register for the event, visit www.guthrietheater.org/benefit. 

Santino Fontana, Don Cheadle, Mark Rylance and More to Take Part in Guthrie Theater Virtual Benefit

The Guthrie Theater announced it will present its first-ever virtual benefit on Saturday, August 1 at 7 p.m. CDT. The online gathering will raise critical funds to help sustain the theater, celebrate local and national artists and uplift the community the Guthrie serves.

VIDEO: Take a Look at THE MICHAELS at The Public Theater Now Extended Through Sunday, December 1

The complete cast of THE MICHAELS features Charlotte Bydwell (Lucy Michael), Haviland Morris (Irenie Walker), Maryann Plunkett (Kate Harris), Matilda Sakamoto (May Smith), Jay O. Sanders (David Michael), Brenda Wehle (Rose Michael), and Rita Wolf (Sally Michael).

BWW Review: Richard Nelson Adds a New Family To His Intriguing Rhinebeck Panorama with THE MICHAELS

Of the many common features shared by the eight (thus far) plays that make up playwright/director Richard Nelson's 'Rhinebeck Panorama' series, perhaps the most unusual is that they all take place on the date of their opening night at the Public Theater.

Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of THE MICHAELS

The Public Theater presents THE MICHAELS, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson. THE MICHAELS is currently running in The Public's LuEsther Hall and has been extended one week to run through Sunday, November 24. We're taking you inside opening night below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Richard Nelson's THE MICHAELS

The Public Theater presents THE MICHAELS, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson. THE MICHAELS is currently running in The Public's LuEsther Hall and has been extended one week to run through Sunday, November 24. It officially opens on Sunday, October 27.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE MICHAELS

Get a peek inside rehearsals for the world premiere of THE MICHAELS, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson, on Saturday, October 19 in The Public's LuEsther Hall with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance. 

The Public Theater's Season to Feature World Premiere Kitt & Yorkey Musical THE VISITOR, SOFT POWER, and More

Public Theater announced the line-up today for The Public's 2019-20 Season 

BWW Review: THEO at Two River Theater Brings the Struggles and Triumphs of a Family to Life on the Red Bank Stage

Two River Theater (TRT) is now presenting the commissioned world premiere of 'Theo.' This new play is written by Obie Award winner, Martin Moran and directed by Carolyn Cantor. This show is proof that theatre matters. It addresses contemporary subjects with drama, humor and grace.

Photo Flash: First Look at THEO At Two River Theater

Two River Theater presents the commissioned world premiere of Martin Moran's Theo, directed by Carolyn Cantor. The production opens to the press on Friday, March 1 at 7pm and continues through Sunday, March 24 in Two River's Marion Huber Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ.

BWW Interview: Andrea Syglowski and THEO at Two River Theater

This winter, Two River continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the commissioned world premiere of 'Theo,' a new play written by Obie Award winner Martin Moran and directed by Carolyn Cantor. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Andrea Syglowski who plays Beth in the upcoming show.

Two River Theater Presents The World Premiere Of THEO By Martin Moran, Directed By Carolyn Cantor

Over the past decade, Two River Theater has presented the world premieres of 15 original plays and musicals-13 of them since the theater's 2011/12 Season, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst.

Bobby Steggert Shares Essay on Why He Left Acting Career

Bobby Steggert has shared a personal essay on why he left his acting career to pursue a master's degree in social work. The piece, titled 'An Open Letter to the Artist,' was written for the digital platform Medium.

Columbia New Plays Festival Runs April 4th-May 12th

Columbia University School of the Arts presents ten new plays written by the Columbia MFA Playwriting Students of 2018. The esteemed faculty who have nurtured these students, including Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and Charles L. Mee, invite you to experience these innovative new playwrights.

Amy Herzog's MARY JANE Enters Final Week at New York Theatre Workshop

New York Theatre Workshop's production of MARY JANE, written by NYTW Usual Suspect and Pulitzer Prize Finalist Amy Herzog (4000 Miles, Belleville) and directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Sundown, Yellow Moon; A Life), will conclude its run later this week.

BWW Interview: Danaya Esperanza Soothes the Savage Breast in MARY JANE

A poignant drama about a mother, on her own with a very sick child is at once heart-wrenching and hopeful.

BWW Review: Amy Herzog's MARY JANE Subtly Criticizes The Complexity of Obtaining Health Care

To say that there are no dramatic highs and lows in Amy Herzog's touching new drama, Mary Jane, is by no means a criticism. It's more of a recognition of the beautifully understated naturalism in both the playwright's text and in director Anne Kauffman's production.

Brenda Wehle FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Brenda Wehle has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Brenda Wehle has not appeared in the West End.

Brenda Wehle has been nominated for the Performance category at the Obie Awards for her roles in two shows. She received a nomination for her performance in "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide" and another nomination for her performance in "Talking Heads".

Brenda Wehle has won awards for her performances in two shows. She received an Obie Award for her performance in "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide" and another Obie Award for her performance in "Talking Heads".

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