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Caitlin O'Connell is a talented actress who has made a name for herself on Broadway and beyond. Born in Washington, D.C., O'Connell was raised in a family of performers and grew up with a love for the arts.


O'Connell's Broadway debut came in 2003 when she appeared in the musical "Amour." She played the role of Madeleine, a woman who falls in love with a man who can walk through walls. Although the show only ran for a few months, O'Connell's performance was praised by critics and she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.
After "Amour," O'Connell continued to work in theater, appearing in productions of "The Coast of Utopia," "The Front Page," and "The Heiress." She also made her mark in the world of television, with recurring roles on shows like "The Good Wife," "Law & Order: SVU," and "The Sinner."
In 2014, O'Connell returned to Broadway in the revival of "The Bridges of Madison County." She played the role of Marge, a nosy neighbor who becomes a confidant to the show's main character, Francesca. O'Connell received rave reviews for her performance, with The New York Times describing her as "a highlight of the show."
O'Connell's success on stage and screen has also led to opportunities in the world of music. In 2017, she performed in a concert production of the musical "Chess" at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The production featured a star-studded cast, including Ramin Karimloo and Karen Olivo, and O'Connell received praise for her performance as Svetlana.
In addition to her work as an actress, O'Connell is also a writer and producer. She co-wrote and starred in the short film "The Other Client List," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012. She has also produced several theater productions, including "The Good Negro" and "The Happiest Song Plays Last."
Most recently, O'Connell appeared in the Broadway production of "The Ferryman" in 2019. The play, which won the Tony Award for Best Play, tells the story of a family in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. O'Connell played the role of Aunt Maggie Far Away, a woman who has been living in a state of confusion since the death of her husband.

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Caitlin O'Connell STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
World Premiere , 2021
Mademe in Envy

[Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Underground Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Voice

Their Mom

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Katharine Gerard (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Dr. Katherine Brandt (Standby)

Dr. Gertie Ladenburger (Understudy)


Caitlin O'Connell Awards and Nominations

Helen Hayes Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Play

Caitlin O'ConnellAn Enemy of the People

Caitlin O'Connell News


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Over 400 guests including current and past New York City high school students and the performing arts professional mentors who have participated in TDF's award-winning Open Doors, the theatre arts mentoring program that TDF founded in 1998 with playwright Wendy Wasserstein, will attend this year's graduation at 5:30pm on Monday, June 5 at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street, NYC).  
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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for THE TEMPLE BOMBING World Premiere at Alliance Theatre

Atlanta's Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre presents the world premiere The Temple Bombing, written and directed by Jimmy Maize. A new play about the event that rocked Atlanta from Peachtree Street to Auburn Avenue, The Temple Bombing recounts the 1958 attack on The Temple, Atlanta's oldest synagogue, which bolstered local and national support for dramatic social change. The Temple Bombing will have its world premiere on the Alliance Stage from February 22 - March 12, 2017. Opening night is March 1, 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!
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Photo Flash: Inside TDF's Open Doors Graduation with Kathleen Marshall, Scott Landis & More

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Caitlin O'Connell FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Caitlin O'Connell been in?

Caitlin O'Connell has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Caitlin O'Connell been in?

Caitlin O'Connell has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Caitlin O'Connell been nominated for?

Caitlin O'Connell has been nominated for the Outstanding Supporting Actress award in a Resident Play category at the Helen Hayes Awards for her performance in An Enemy of the People.

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