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Deanna Dunagan

 
Date Of Birth:
May 25, 1940 (82)
Bio:
Playwrights Horizons debut. Broadway: August: Osage County (Tony, Drama Desk Awards). Chicago: August: Osage County (Steppenwolf, Joseph Jefferson Award), Other Desert Cities (Goodman), Death Tax (Lookingglass), Marvin's Room (Shattered Globe), A Little Night Music (Writers), A Delicate Balance ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: May 25, 1940 (82)

Bio:
Playwrights Horizons debut. Broadway: August: Osage County (Tony, Drama Desk Awards). Chicago: August: Osage County (Steppenwolf, Joseph Jefferson Award), Other Desert Cities (Goodman), Death Tax (Lookingglass), Marvin's Room (Shattered Globe), A Little Night Music (Writers), A Delicate Balance ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons World Premiere, 2017
Ida
  [Regional (US)]
West Coast Premiere Production, 2016
Maria
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Violet Weston
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2003
Ensemble/Other Roles

Deanna Dunagan Biography

Playwrights Horizons debut. Broadway: August: Osage County (Tony, Drama Desk Awards). Chicago: August: Osage County (Steppenwolf, Joseph Jefferson Award), Other Desert Cities (Goodman), Death Tax (Lookingglass), Marvin's Room (Shattered Globe), A Little Night Music (Writers), A Delicate Balance (Remy Bumppo, After Dark Award), James Joyce's The Dead (Court Theatre, Joseph Jefferson Award), A Lie of the Mind (ATC). Regional: The Revisionist (Annenberg Center), Bounce (Kennedy Center). Film: The Visit, The Pages (upcoming). TV: "The Exorcist," "The Strain," "House of Cards," "Unforgettable," "Prison Break." Deanna is an Artistic Associate at Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago.

Deanna Dunagan Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
Deanna Dunagan, The Treasurer
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Actress
Deanna DunaganAugust: Osage County
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Actress in a Play Gold Star
Deanna Dunagan, August: Osage County
 
Theatre World Awards - 2008 - Performance Gold Star
Deanna Dunagan, August: Osage County
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Deanna Dunagan, August: Osage County

Deanna Dunagan News

New Plays and Panel Discussions to Highlight Syracuse Stage's COLD READ FESTIVAL Photo New Plays and Panel Discussions to Highlight Syracuse Stage's COLD READ FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2022

Plays by Rogelio Martinez, Ty Defoe, Jessica Bashline and Craig Thornton highlight Syracuse Stage‚Äôs 2022/2023 Cold Read Festival of New Plays, Oct. 18 ‚Äď 23.

Courtney Reed to Receive LEADING ARTIST AWARD Photo Courtney Reed to Receive LEADING ARTIST AWARD
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 3, 2022

The Sarah Siddons Society is set to present its 2022 Leading Artist Award to Broadway star Courtney Reed, who is currently leading the North American tour of the Tony Award-winning musical, Moulin Rouge. Reed is a graduate of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, one of the four Chicago area theater schools which receives funds for scholarships from the Society.

Theater Stories: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, PIPPIN and More About The Music Box Theatre Photo Theater Stories: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, PIPPIN and More About The Music Box Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Music Box Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the theater's stage including August: Osage County, the lauded revival of Pippin, Dear Evan Hansen and much more!

Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December Photo Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2020

Tickets for each of the online events are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. Links are available for viewing 72 hours after purchase.  Porchlight also announces the return of the popular series celebrating the 90th birthday of Stephen Sondheim, Sondheim@90 Roundtable with Michael Weber. The series returns Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. CST with a discussion on Road Show with guests Deanna Dunagan, Chris Jones and Michael Mahler.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programming Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its schedule for fall 2020, offering a variety of free and pay-to-view options for virtual experiences.

This Friday, American Blues Presents Live Reading With Tony Winner Deanna Dunagan Photo This Friday, American Blues Presents Live Reading With Tony Winner Deanna Dunagan
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2020

The reading will be live on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 7pm, and features Tony Award winner Deanna Dunagan and Artistic Affiliate Camille Robinson.

American Blues Kicks Off New Play Reading Series August 7 Photo American Blues Kicks Off New Play Reading Series August 7
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2020

American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, announces a?oeThe Rooma??, a brand-new reading series that brings original work, plays in development, and new stories to Chicago audiences.

Wayne Brady, Michael Urie & More Featured on Latest Edition of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIR Photo Wayne Brady, Michael Urie & More Featured on Latest Edition of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2020

A fourth evening of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues streamed last night and is available now on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. 22 actors were paired with an unrivaled group of theatre writers, who worked through Monday night to create unique pieces especially for their actors.

Wayne Brady, Michael Urie & More to Be Featured on Tonight's THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL Photo Wayne Brady, Michael Urie & More to Be Featured on Tonight's THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2020

A fourth unforgettable evening of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will stream tonight on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. 22 actors have been paired with an unrivaled group of theatre writers, who worked through the night to create unique pieces especially for their actors.

San Francisco Playhouse Has Announced Casting for the World Premiere of BORN IN EAST  Photo San Francisco Playhouse Has Announced Casting for the World Premiere of BORN IN EAST BERLIN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for the second production of their 2019/2020 Sandbox Series of World Premieres: Born in East Berlin, written by Rogelio Martinez. Margarett Perry will direct the world premiere production, presented at The Creativity Theater.

Deanna Dunagan Videos

VIDEO: MILES FOR MARY Makes New York Return and Off-Broadway Premiere at Playwright's Videoplay
VIDEO: MILES FOR MARY Makes New York Return and Off-Broadway Premiere at Playwright's Horizons

by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2017

After a smash run last fall, Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will present MILES FOR MARY, a new play by The Mad Ones. Directed by Lila Neugebauer, MILES FOR MARY received critical acclaim during its fall 2016 run at The Bushwick Starr. Watch the new trailer below!

STAGE TUBE: Jesse Eisenberg Chats His Play THE REVISIONIST at The Wallis
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2016

In its first production following a hit Off-Broadway run, Jesse Eisenberg's THE REVISIONIST is receiving its West Coast debut at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in a new production directed by Robin Larsen. Leading the cast is Tony Award-winning star of August: Osage County Deanna Dunagan, Seamus Mulcahy and Ilia Volok. Previews began in the Lovelace Studio Theater on Tuesday, March 29. Opening Night is this Friday, April 1. Click below to hear what Eisenberg had to say about his play!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Lookingglass Theatre Company's DEATH TAX
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 11, 2014

Kicking off its 27th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents Death Tax, by Lucas Hnath, and directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman. Death Tax runs September 2, 2014 - October 12, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.. Check out a first look below!

BWW TV TONYS 2008: Tony Winner for Best Actress in a Play Deanna Dunagan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2008

She sat down to celebrate her win with BroadwayWorld.com's Eddie Varley and special Tony Night 2008 correspondent Laura Bell Bundy, star of the hit musical, Legally Blonde.

Photo Coverage: BroadwayWorld TV at the Tony's
by Walter McBride - Jun 16, 2008

Last night, at the 2008 Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld.com teamed up with Legally Blonde star Laura Bell Bundy and interviewed some of the evenings winners as they stepped off the stage. For a complete list of the winners please click HERE. Also, be sure to stay tuned to wwww.BroadwayWorld.com for the LIVE footage from last nights interviews as we post throughout the day.

BWW Video Show Preview: August: Osage County
by Craig Brockman - Feb 26, 2008

Catch this latest video show preview featuring August: Osage County now playing!


Deanna Dunagan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Deanna Dunagan been in?
Deanna Dunagan has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Deanna Dunagan been in?
Deanna Dunagan has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Deanna Dunagan been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Treasurer , Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for August: Osage County , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for August: Osage County Performance (Theatre World Awards) for August: Osage County and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for August: Osage County .

What awards has Deanna Dunagan won?
Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for August: Osage County Performance (Theatre World Awards) for August: Osage Countyand Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for August: Osage County.