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Christine Lahti

 
Birth Place:
Birmingham, MI, USA
Bio:
Christine Lahti starred on Broadway in God of Carnage, The Heidi Chronicles, Present Laughter with George C. Scott, Division Street, and Loose Ends. Recent credits include Suzan-Lori Parks’ F*CKing A (Signature). Off-Broadway: Landscape of the Body; The Country Girl; The Woods (Theatre World ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: April 04, 1950 (72)

Birth Place: Birmingham, MI, USA

Bio:
Christine Lahti starred on Broadway in God of Carnage, The Heidi Chronicles, Present Laughter with George C. Scott, Division Street, and Loose Ends. Recent credits include Suzan-Lori Parks’ fing A (Signature). Off-Broadway: Landscape of the Body; The Country Girl; The Woods (Theatre World ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Gloria Steinem
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Production, 2017
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Production, 2011
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Veronica [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Avis
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Barbara Hoyle
  [Broadway]
1989
Heidi Holland [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1984
Georgie Elgin
  [Off-Broadway]
1984
Performer
  [Broadway]
1982
Joanna Lyppiatt
  [Broadway]
1981
Helena
  [Broadway]
1980
Dianah
  [Broadway]
1979
Susan [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Ruth
  [Off-Broadway]
1978
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Diana McBride/ Freydis (Understudy)

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Gloria Steinem

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Production, 2017
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Production, 2011
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Veronica [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Avis

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Barbara Hoyle

  [Broadway]
1989
Heidi Holland [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1984
Georgie Elgin

  [Off-Broadway]
1984
Performer

  [Broadway]
1982
Joanna Lyppiatt

  [Broadway]
1981
Helena

  [Broadway]
1980
Dianah

  [Broadway]
1979
Susan [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Ruth

  [Off-Broadway]
1978
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Diana McBride/ Freydis (Understudy)

Christine Lahti Biography

Christine Lahti starred on Broadway in God of Carnage, The Heidi Chronicles, Present Laughter with George C. Scott, Division Street, and Loose Ends. Recent credits include Suzan-Lori Parks’ Fucking A (Signature). Off-Broadway: Landscape of the Body; The Country Girl; The Woods (Theatre World Award, Public Theatre); Hooters (Playwrights Horizons); Three Hotels (Drama Desk nomination); and Little Murders (Obie Award). In Los Angeles: Three Hotels with Richard Dreyfus (Mark Taper Forum); Third and Love, Loss and What I Wore (Geffen Playhouse). She earned her first Oscar nomination for Swing Shift, then took the statue home 10 years later as a first-time director for her short film Lieberman in Love. Other film credits include Running on Empty; Leaving Normal; The Doctor; Housekeeping; Whose Life is it Anyway?; …and Justice for All. Television: Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for “Chicago Hope”; Golden Globe for “No Place Like Home”; “Jack & Bobby” (SAG, Golden Globe nominations); “Amerika” (Emmy and Golden Globe nominations); “Out of the Ashes”; “The Pilot’s Wife”; “Open House”; “The Book of Ruth”; “Grace and Frankie”; “Hawaii Five-O” and “Law & Order SVU,” among others. She is married to director Thomas Schlamme, and the couple have three children.

Christine Lahti Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Christine Lahti, Dreams of Flying, Dreams of Falling
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Actress - Play
Christine Lahti , Three Hotels
 
Theatre World Awards - 1979 - Performance Gold Star
Christine Lahti, The Woods

Christine Lahti News

Center Theatre Group Presents the World Premiere of I'LL BE SEEIN' YA This Month Photo Center Theatre Group Presents the World Premiere of I'LL BE SEEIN' YA This Month
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2022

Tony nominee and two-time Pulitzer finalist Jon Robin Baitz's “I'll Be Seein' Ya” will have its world premiere March 31 on CTG's Digital Stage.

Spend An Evening With Rita Rudner At Segerstrom Center For The Arts Photo Spend An Evening With Rita Rudner At Segerstrom Center For The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2022

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Rita Rudner on Thursday, April 7 at 7:30pm.  One of the country's top comedians, Rita Rudner brings her sharp wit, droll observations and genius one-liners to Samueli Theater. In her famously soft-spoken delivery, Rudner kills with hilarious and true observations about the differences between men and women, marriage, kids, aging, Botox and, of course, shopping (her favorite pastime).

Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY, and More Take Home Critics Choice Awards; Full List o Photo Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY, and More Take Home Critics Choice Awards; Full List of Winners!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

Ariana DeBose took home the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the recent film adaptation of West Side Story. The film also won in the Best Film Editing category.

GMHC To Honor Lea DeLaria With the 2022 Howard Ashman Award Photo GMHC To Honor Lea DeLaria With the 2022 Howard Ashman Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022

GMHC will honor comedian, actress, and jazz musician, Lea DeLaria with the 2022 Howard Ashman Award for her contributions to the LGBTQ+ community and the fight against the HIV and AIDS epidemic.

COME FROM AWAY, OSLO, Kristin Chenoweth, Billy Porter and More Receive 2021 TV Critic Photo COME FROM AWAY, OSLO, Kristin Chenoweth, Billy Porter and More Receive 2021 TV Critics Choice Nominations
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 6, 2021

Nominations for the 2021 Critics Choice Awards were announced this afternoon and a slew of Broadway favorites are in the running at this year's ceremony.

Playwright Eduardo Machado Joins HB Studio Photo Playwright Eduardo Machado Joins HB Studio
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2020

Playwright Eduardo Machado will join HB Studio this fall to teach a virtual playwriting class, 'Playwriting: Development & Dialogue', that is open to interested playwrights of all levels. The class will be held over Zoom on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT, Sep. 19-Nov. 21, 2020.

PBS to Air ANN Starring Holland Taylor This June Photo PBS to Air ANN Starring Holland Taylor This June
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 29, 2020

This summer, Great Performances explores the lives of two trailblazing American women with two acclaimed theatrical productions. Great Performances: Ann, Emmy Award winner Holland Taylor's compelling portrayal of the legendary Texas Governor Ann Richards, premieres Friday, June 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS.

Stage to Screen: Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts! Photo Stage to Screen: Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 26, 2020

Don't miss the chance to see theater come to life on screen in these upcoming broadcasts! 

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Atlantic Theater Company's Couple's Choice Gala Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside Atlantic Theater Company's Couple's Choice Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 3, 2020

Just last night, Atlantic Theater Company presented their 35th Anniversary Gala, Couples' Choice, at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue). This year, Atlantic asked a few exciting power couples to choose a song they love and their favorite musician to perform it.

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of EVIL on CBS - Wednesday, January 1, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of EVIL on CBS - Wednesday, January 1, 2020
by TV Scoop - Dec 10, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of EVIL, airing on CBS on Wednesday, January 1, 2020!

Christine Lahti Videos

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of EVIL on CBS! VideoVIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of EVIL on CBS!
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2019

'Evil' airs on CBS starting September 26th. Watch a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: Official Trailer Released for Musical Film BECKS Starring Lena Hall VideoVIDEO: Official Trailer Released for Musical Film BECKS Starring Lena Hall
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2018

Inspired by the real life of singer/songwriter Alyssa Robbins, the film follows a Brooklyn musician named Becks (Lena Hall) who, after a crushing breakup with her girlfriend, moves back in with her Midwestern mother (Christine Lahti). As she navigates her hometown, playing for tip money her old friend Dave's (Dan Fogler) bar, an unexpected relationship begins to take shape. Driven by an original score by Alyssa Robbins, the film's musical numbers bring a unique new voice to the American musical movie.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - GOLDEN GLOBE 75TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL on NBC VideoVIDEO: Sneak Peek - GOLDEN GLOBE 75TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL on NBC
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 12, 2017

Below, check out clips from GOLDEN GLOBE 75TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, airing this Wednesday, December 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC! WILL & GRACE stars Eric McCormack and Debra Messing host the star-studded two-hour special.

VIDEO: Geffen Playhouse Remembers
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles remembers productions through the years. From renowned shows of American classics and new plays to Education and Community Programs that extend the joy of live theater well beyond its four walls, the Geffen Playhouse is a lively hub and vital force within the cultural life of Los Angeles.

VIDEO: Steven Pasquale, Michael Urie & More Urge Electors to 'Unite for America'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 15, 2016

Martin Sheen, Debra Messing, James Cromwell, Bob Odenkirk, J. Smith Cameron, Michael Uriee, Steven Pasquale & more appear in special message to Electors.

VIDEO: Christine Lahti Chats New Film 'Safelight' on THE TALK
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 13, 2015

Christine Lahti visited CBS's 'The Talk' to discuss her new film 'Safelight.' She tells the hosts about the strong female character she plays in the film.

VIDEO: Dustin Lance Black and Chad Griffin Talk Hollywood and Prop 8
by Movies News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Milk screenwriter and '8' playwright Dustin Lance Black and Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about Hollywood's impact on the Supreme Court's June 26th decision to overturn DOMA and Proposition 8. Click below to hear what they had to say!

VIDEOS: BWW Exclusive - New Clips from PETUNIA Starring Urie & Segal!
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 24, 2013

Three new clips from the film PETUNIA, starring Michael Urie, Brittany Show, and Travis Segal have just been released, and BWW Movies bring you an exclusive look below!

BWW TV: Inside the 2013 Theatre World Awards with Ben Vereen, Tom Hanks & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2013

Theatre World Award Alumni Courtney B. Vance, Anika Noni Rose, Ben Vereen, Christine Lahti, Tony Sheldon, Lea Salonga, Isabel Keating, Phillip Boykin, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Hoffman, Wesley Taylor, Patricia Elliott, Meg Bussert, Crystal A. Dickinson, with special guestNathan Lane, all took part in the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony last night, June 3, 2013 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), home of the current Broadway revival of Pippin. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out highlights and interviews with the honorees below!

VIDEO: First Look - Tonight's Season Finale of HAWAII FIVE-0
by Tyler Peterson - May 20, 2013

On tonight's season finale of HAWAII FIVE-0, titled "Aloha. Malama Pono,' as the CIA tasks Five-0 with finding a dangerous killer loose on the island, Kono goes on the run for a murder she did not commit. Meanwhile, McGarrett's prison visit to Wo Fat ends with a shocking discovery, on Monday, May 20 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS. Christine Lahti, Ian Anthony Dale, Daniel Henney and Autumn Reeser guest star.


Christine Lahti Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Christine Lahti been in?
Christine Lahti has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Christine Lahti been in?
Christine Lahti has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Christine Lahti been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Dreams of Flying, Dreams of Falling Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Three Hotels and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Woods .

What awards has Christine Lahti won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Woods.