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Cecily Strong

 
Bio:
Strong is an American actress and comedian who has been a cast member of Saturday Night Live since 2012. Other roles include the film Ghostbusters and voice work on The Awesomes. For her work on Saturday Night Live, she was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the 72nd ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Strong is an American actress and comedian who has been a cast member of Saturday Night Live since 2012. Other roles include the film Ghostbusters and voice work on The Awesomes. For her work on Saturday Night Live, she was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the 72nd ... (read complete bio)

 

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Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2022
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Performer

Cecily Strong Biography

Strong is an American actress and comedian who has been a cast member of Saturday Night Live since 2012. Other roles include the film Ghostbusters and voice work on The Awesomes. For her work on Saturday Night Live, she was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the 72nd and 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards.

Cecily Strong Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2022 - Distinguished Performance Awards
Cecily Strong, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe

Cecily Strong News

Patti LuPone, Martha Plimpton, Lea DeLaria & More to Take Part in A IS FOR Benefit at Photo Patti LuPone, Martha Plimpton, Lea DeLaria & More to Take Part in A IS FOR Benefit at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

A is For is commemorating their 10-year anniversary by returning for their annual benefit live and in person back at 54 Below. The event will take place at 54 Below on Sunday Oct 2nd; 6:30 pm, and feature Ann Harada, Patti LuPone, Lea DeLaria, Bonnie Milligan, Javier Muñoz and more to be announced.

Beanie Feldstein Joins Cast of New Ethan Coen Film Photo Beanie Feldstein Joins Cast of New Ethan Coen Film
by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022

Beanie Feldstein has joined the cast of Ethan Coen's new film, joining the previously announced Margaret Qualley and Geraldine Viswanathan. The picture will be Coen's first time directing a film without his brother, Joel. Plot and character details are currently being kept under wraps.

Kristin Chenoweth Brings FOR THE GIRLS to George Mason University Photo Kristin Chenoweth Brings FOR THE GIRLS to George Mason University
by Team BWW - Sep 7, 2022

Join Kristin Chenoweth as she takes centerstage as headliner of the 2022 ARTS by George! benefit at Center for the Arts at George Mason University.

Cecily Strong To Star In THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE At  Photo Cecily Strong To Star In THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE At Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2022

“Saturday Night Live” star Cecily Strong will perform in Jane Wagner's one-woman show “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe” at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum this fall.

About Face Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Two World Premiere Plays & Mo Photo About Face Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Two World Premiere Plays & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

About Face Theatre has announced plans for its 28th season. Dedicated to advancing LGBTQ+ equity through community building, education, and performance, AFT will present two world-premiere stage productions at The Den Theatre in Wicker Park, as well as educational workshops for in-development projects.

World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Cent Photo World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Center Theatre Group 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

Programming has been announced for the 2022/2023 season at the Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum. Find out all of the shows in the season, how to get tickets & more. 

Apple TV+ Renews SCHMIGADOON! For Season Two; Tituss Burgess & Patrick Page Join the  Photo Apple TV+ Renews SCHMIGADOON! For Season Two; Tituss Burgess & Patrick Page Join the Cast
by Michael Major - Jun 10, 2022

Stars Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Academy Award winner Ariana DeBose, Dove Cameron, Jaime Camil, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Ann Harada, Jane Krakowski, Martin Short and Aaron Tveit are set to returner the new season, with Tituss Burgess and Patrick Page joining the cast for season two.

Listen: Michael Urie Joins Story Pirates Podcast Season 5 Today Photo Listen: Michael Urie Joins Story Pirates Podcast Season 5 Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

Today, the Story Pirates Podcast launched the first episode of Season 5 with an action-packed adventure. Stream the first episode now.

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards
by Team BWW - May 20, 2022

Find out this year's nominees and winners for Drama League Awards. The 2022 Awards will recognize eligible Broadway and Off-Broadway (non-virtual only) productions that began preview performances between March 16, 2021, and April 23, 2022.

Photos: See Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson & More in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Photo Photos: See Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson & More in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Celebrity Autobiography, the international hit comedy Broadway sensation and winner of the Drama Desk Award returned to NYC for two LIVE performances Monday, May 2 at 7pm and 9pm at the show's original home, The Triad (158 West 72nd St).

Cecily Strong Videos

VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Parodies WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? on SATURDAY NIGHT LIV VideoVIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Parodies WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by Michael Major - Apr 11, 2022

In a 'Cut for Time' sketch from Saturday Night Live, host Jake Gyllenhaal parodied Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 'Dinner With the Dean.' The sketch features Chloe Fineman and Andrew Dismukes as a young couple who's dinner with the dean (Gyllenhaal) and his wife (Cecily Strong) takes an uncomfortable turn.

VIDEO: Watch John Mulaney and the Cast of SNL Perform Musical Parody, 'SUBWAY CHURRO' VideoVIDEO: Watch John Mulaney and the Cast of SNL Perform Musical Parody, 'SUBWAY CHURRO'
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 27, 2022

John Mulaney hosted SNL last night for the fifth time, and, once again, he and the rest of the cast performed a musical parody. The sketch, 'Subway Churro,' begins with a simple request to buy a treat from a subway stand and collapses into Broadway-buff hilarity.

VIDEO: Watch Jason Sudeikis in ANNIE Sketch on Saturday Night Live VideoVIDEO: Watch Jason Sudeikis in ANNIE Sketch on Saturday Night Live
by Gigi Gervais - Oct 24, 2021

Last night, Ted Lasso favorite Jason Sudeikis hosted Saturday Night Live. On the show, there was a sketch recreating a number from the musical Annie where Sudeikis plays a mysterious member of Mr. Warbucks's staff.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Barrington Stage's Aaron Tveit Live Concert VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Barrington Stage's Aaron Tveit Live Concert
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2021

Barrington Stage Company will make Aaron Tveit Live! In Concert available to stream on demand for one weekend only, September 9-12, 2021.

VIDEO: Will SCHMIGADOON Elect a New Mayor? Check Out This Clip From the Season Finale VideoVIDEO: Will SCHMIGADOON Elect a New Mayor? Check Out This Clip From the Season Finale!
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2021

In “How We Change,” with the election looming, Mildred (Kristin Chenoweth) relentlessly ramps up her campaign. Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) and Melissa (Cecily Strong) face their true feelings for each other.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Channels Harold Hill in an Impressive New Musical Clip from  VideoVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Channels Harold Hill in an Impressive New Musical Clip from SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2021

The first two episodes of “Schmigadoon!” premiered globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, July 16. The series continues with one new episode weekly, every Friday through August 13.

VIDEO: Jaime Camil Romances Cecily Strong in a New Sneak Peek at Friday's SCHMIGADOON VideoVIDEO: Jaime Camil Romances Cecily Strong in a New Sneak Peek at Friday's SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jul 26, 2021

In “Suddenly,” Melissa (Cecily Strong) grapples with her conflicted feelings for Doc Lopez (Jaime Camil), rebelling against his archaic ideas, while Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) tries to court Emma (Ariana DeBose) the schoolmarm.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Leads 'Mothers Against the Future' in a New Clip from SCHMIG VideoVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Leads 'Mothers Against the Future' in a New Clip from SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2021

In the third episode of Schmigadoon, Melissa (Cecily Strong) and Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) have trouble staying together in the local inn because, the Mothers Against the Future contend, they are living in sin. 

VIDEO: Find That Bridge With Keegan-Michael Key in a New Musical Clip From SCHMIGADOO VideoVIDEO: Find That Bridge With Keegan-Michael Key in a New Musical Clip From SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Jul 19, 2021

In “Cross That Bridge,” when their first flings end in regret, Melissa and Josh agree to a new plan — which he immediately casts aside, prompting her to make a fresh start.

VIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Says SCHMIGADOON! Directors Told Him He Couldn't Dance on S VideoVIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Says SCHMIGADOON! Directors Told Him He Couldn't Dance on Set!
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2021

Keegan-Michael Key stars in the highly anticipated musical comedy series Schmigadoon!, which premieres on Friday, July 16 on Apple TV+. He recently stopped by The Late Show, where he told Stephen Colbert that he struggled to not dance to the music on the set.


Cecily Strong Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Cecily Strong been in?
Cecily Strong has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Cecily Strong been in?
Cecily Strong has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Cecily Strong been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe .