Carla Gugino

Birth Place: Sarasota, FL, USA

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CARLA GUGINO Broadway: The Road to Mecca, Desire Under The Elms, After The Fall. Off-Broadway: Suddenly Last Summer. Film: Spy Kids series, New Year’s Eve, Race To Witch Mountain, American Gangster, Night at the Museum. TV: New Girl, Political Animals, Californication, Entourage, Karen Sisco, Chicago Hope, Spin City.

Gugino performed in the Roundabout Theatre Company play After the Fall opposite Peter Krause. In late 2006, she appeared in an Off-Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer opposite Blythe Danner.From January 17 to February 17, 2009, Gugino starred as Abby in Eugene O'Neill's Desire Under the Elms at the Goodman Theater in Chicago, Illinois.That April, she received an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Play for her performance in Desire Under the Elms. Later, in November of that year, she appeared as a pornographic actress in the comedy film Women in Trouble, which spawned a sequel in 2010, Elektra Luxx, titled after her character.

Gugino also starred as the lead character in the crime drama series Karen Sisco (2003), the science fiction series Threshold (2005–2006), the supernatural horror series The Haunting of Hill House (2018), and the crime drama series Jett (2019), and also appeared in The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020).

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[Williamstown, MA (Regional)]
Williamstown Theater Festival Production, 2020

Atlantic Theatre Company Off-Broadway Premiere, 2020

Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

Roundabout Production, 2012

Broadway Revival, 2009
Abbie Putnam

Catharine Holly

Broadway Revival, 2004

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GIRLS ON THE BUS Series With Melissa Benoist to Debut on Max in March

THE GIRLS ON THE BUS invites viewers to hit the campaign trail alongside four female journalists, each of them different in their reporting styles and personalities. The series stars Melissa Benoist, Carla Gugino, Natasha Behnam, Christina Elmore, Brandon Scott, with Griffin Dunne, Mark Consuelos, and Scott Foley.

BLUE Will Transfer to Seven Dials Playhouse Following Edinburgh Season

Following rave Edinburgh reviews and a Fringe First Award, tension-filled two-hander BLUE, will transfer to Seven Dials Playhouse from 5th   - 30th  March. Learn more about the production and find out how to get tickets here!


The cast of the series includes Bruce Greenwood, Carla Gugino, Mary McDonnell, Carl Lumbly, Mark Hamill, Michael Trucco, T’Nia Miller, Paola Nuñez, Henry Thomas, Kyleigh Curran, Samantha Sloyan, Rahul Kohli, Kate Siegel, Sauriyan Sapkota, Zach Gilford, Willa Fitzgerald, Katie Parker, Malcolm Goodwin, and more. Watch the video trailer now!

Meet the Cast of SUMMER, 1976; Beginning Previews Tonight!

Summer, 1976 officially begins previews tonight, April 4, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Meet the cast of Summer, 1976 here!

LETTERS FROM MAX World Premiere Extended at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre has announced the one-week extension of its world premiere of MacArthur Fellow Sarah Ruhl’s Letters from Max, a ritual, directed by Kate Whoriskey, based on the book by Sarah Ruhl and Max Ritvo.

Photos: Stars Gather to Honor Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino, Scott Ellis, and Black Theatre United at Roundabout Gala

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company celebrated its 2023 Gala honoring Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino, Scott Ellis, and Black Theatre United. Check out photos from the red carpet!

THE TEMPEST: An Immersive Experience Comes to The Shakespeare Center LA

The Shakespeare Center LA and After Hours Theatre Company announce the premiere of The Tempest: An Immersive Experience, a fully reimagined immersive performance based on William Shakespeare's The Tempest.  The director is Ben Donenberg, Shakespeare Center LA Artistic Director; Graham Wetterhahn is the Producing Artistic Director at After Hours Theatre Company. 

Miracle Chance, Ellis Kirk & More to Join HEATHERS at The Other Palace This Month

Heathers the Musical, will be ushering in a new cast from 21st February at The Other Palace, with the show now booking until 3 September 2023.

Jessica Hecht, Ben Edelman & Zane Pais to Star in World Premiere of Sarah Ruhl's LETTERS FROM MAX

Signature Theatre will present the world premiere production of MacArthur Fellow Sarah Ruhl’s Letters from Max, directed by Kate Whoriskey, based on the book by Ruhl and Max Ritvo, February 7–March 19, 2023.

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM Musical, With Music by Alan Menken, Has its First Workshop

The musical adaptation of Night at the Museum has had its first workshop! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the stage adaptation of the film series is in the works, with music from Alan Menken.

Jessica Hecht to Join Laura Linney in the World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976

Tony Award & Emmy Award Nominee Jessica Hecht will join Tony Award & Academy Award nominee Laura Linney in Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Summer, 1976 written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn and directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan.

New York Stage and Film Announces Casting; Founders' and Pfaelzer Award Winners

New York Stage and Film begins its summer season in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, July 9 and will run for five weeks to Sunday, August 7 for in-person programming that will support more than 35 new stories for theater, film and television. 

Lena Hall and FLETCHER to Perform at the GLSEN Respect Awards

GLSEN has announced that FLETCHER and Lena Hall will each perform at the GLSEN Respect Celebration.  GLSEN also announced Jennifer Beals, Jess Cagle, Wilson Cruz, Connor Franta, Jim Parsons and Alexandra Shipp will be part of the celebration.  GLSEN previously announced Antoni Porowski as host.

Solea Pfeiffer, Elizabeth Marvel, Ato Blankson-Wood & More Added to Audible's Minetta Lane Theatre Line-Up

A new slate of fall programming has been announced for Audible Theater, including three more shows staged live at the Minetta Lane Theatre and four Audible Originals. Highlights include: And So We Walked, An Evening with Solea Pfeiffer, and Approval Junkie.

Video Roundup: Watch Trailers For COBRA KAI, THE FLASH, THE TOMORROW WAR, and More!

Some trailers were for new episodes of longrunning shows, and others showed teasers of what fans can expect from completely new films and series from Netflix, Amazon Prime, and more. Watch them all here!

Study Up on the Cast of WATCH ON THE RHINE with BroadwayWorld's Stage Mag

Tonight, May 13 (8pm ET) 'Spotlight on Plays' series will continue with Lillian Hellman's Watch on the Rhine starring Academy award winner Ellen Burstyn, Alan Cox, Sasha Diamond, Alfred Enoch, Carla Gugino, Luca Padovan, Tony Award nominee Mary Beth Peil, Gabriella Pizzolo, Neel Sethi & Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos, directed by Sarna Lapine. While we await the big night, study up on the company with BroadwayWorld's Stage Mag below!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 13- Ellen Burstyn, Mary Beth Peil, and More!

Today (May 13) in live streaming: meet the Next on Stage High School Top 15, Spotlight on Plays takes on Watch on the Rhine, and more!

Jason Alexander, John Behlmann, Lisa Edelstein & More Will Star in THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG

The “Spotlight on Plays” series just announced the full company for Wendy Wasserstein’s The Sisters Rosensweig starring Jason Alexander, John Behlmann, Lisa Edelstein, Kathryn Hahn, Kathryn Newton, Tracee Chimo Pallero, Chris Perfetti and James Urbaniak.

Mary Beth Peil, Alfred Enoch, and More Will Lead 'Spotlight on Plays' WATCH ON THE RHINE

The “Spotlight on Plays” series announces the full company for Lillian Hellman's Watch on the Rhine starring Academy award winner Ellen Burstyn, Alan Cox, Sasha Diamond, Alfred Enoch, Carla Gugino, Luca Padovan, Tony Award nominee Mary Beth Peil, Gabriella Pizzolo, Neel Sethi & Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos, directed by Sarna Lapine. 

Meryl Streep, Carla Gugino, Mary-Louise Parker & More Join 'Spotlight on Plays' Spring Season

The spring “Spotlight on Plays” series will soon welcome six celebrated, award-winning actresses. Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn & SAG nominee Carla Gugino will star in Watch on the Rhine, Emmy Award winner Kathryn Hahn will star in The Sisters Rosenweig, Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will star in Ohio State Murders, Tony Award winner Mary-Louise Parker will star in The Baltimore Waltz and Academy Award winner Meryl Streep will star in Dear Elizabeth.


Carla Gugino has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Carla Gugino has not appeared in the West End.

Carla Gugino has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performances in "Desire Under the Elms" and "Suddenly Last Summer." Additionally, she received a nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her role in "After the Fall." Gugino also received a Performance nomination at the Theatre World Awards for her performance in "After the Fall."

Carla Gugino has won the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for her role in "After the Fall".

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