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Deanna Dunagan 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 (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.

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Deanna Dunagan 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 Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Actress

Deanna DunaganAugust: Osage County

Theatre World Awards - 2008 - Performance

Deanna Dunagan, August: Osage County

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New Plays and Panel Discussions to Highlight Syracuse Stage's COLD READ FESTIVAL

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

Courtney Reed to Receive LEADING ARTIST AWARD

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

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

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

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

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

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: VIRAL MONOLOGUES

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 MONOLOGUES

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 BERLIN

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.

Photo Flash: The Gift Theatre Presents TEN 2020

The Gift Theatre is pleased to present TEN 2020, the company's annual season kick-off festival of ten world premiere ten-minute pieces by The Gift and guest artists, curated by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton and Associate Artistic Directors Paul D'Addario and Emjoy Gavino.

The Gift Theatre Presents TEN 2020

The Gift Theatre will present TEN 2020, the company's annual season kick-off festival of ten world premiere ten-minute pieces by The Gift and guest artists, curated by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton and Associate Artistic Directors Paul D'Addario and Emjoy Gavino. TEN will play January 9 - 18, 2020 at 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood. Tickets for TEN are free for Gift subscribers and $10 for the general public. Tickets are currently available at thegifttheatre.org or by calling the Gift's box office at 773-283-7071.

Lookingglass Theatre Company Welcomes New Ensemble Members and Artistic Associates

Lookingglass Theatre Company welcomes five new Ensemble Members and four new Artistic Associates into the Lookingglass family. Joining the Ensemble are Walter Briggs (Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Moby Dick), Kasey Foster (The Steadfast Tin Soldier, 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas), circus choreographer Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi (The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein), Anthony Irons (The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Act(s) of God), and composer and sound designer Andre Pluess (The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Eastland). New Artistic Associates include Cordelia Dewdney (Moby Dick, Hard Times), Wendy Mateo (Big Lake Big City, Beyond Caring), costume designer Sully Ratke (Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas) and Matthew C. Yee (Treasure Island, Moby Dick).

ENSEMBLE: AN ORAL HISTORY OF CHICAGO THEATER  One-Night-Only Book Event & Signing Announced At Steppenwolf

Author Mark Larson reflects on his new book, Ensemble: An Oral History of Chicago Theater, in conversation with Deanna Dunagan, ensemble member Francis Guinan, and other artists to be announced. A book signing will follow in Front Bar. This event will be held Monday, October 14 at 7pm in Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre.

Mark Jacoby To Lead The World Premiere Of VILNA By Ira Fuchs

Vilna, a new play by Ira Fuchs directed by Joseph Discher, will begin its limited Off-Broadway World Premiere engagement at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between Ninth & Tenth Avenues) on Monday March 11th. Opening Night is set for Wednesday March 20th (7pm). This limited Off-Broadway engagement continues through Sunday April 14th only.

The Goodman Theatre Leads the Equity Jeff Award Nominations - Check Out The Full List!

The nominations have been announced for the 2018 Equity Joseph Jefferson ('Jeff') Awards.

Breaking: Glenda Jackson, CURSED CHILD, THE BAND'S VISIT & More Win at the 2018 Drama League Awards!

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2018 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by Tony® Award winners Harriet Harris, Julie White and Tony® Award nominee Christopher Sieber at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online right here at BroadwayWorld.com.

Breaking: THE BAND'S VISIT, ANGELS IN AMERICA, MEAN GIRLS, FROZEN, And More Earn Drama League Nominations; See The Full List!

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2018 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by Tony® Award winners Harriet Harris, Julie White and Tony® Award nominee Christopher Sieber at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online right here at BroadwayWorld.com.

Little Theatre of Manchester Announces AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

Little Theatre of Manchester will present Tracy Letts' AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY from April 13 to April 29, 2018, at Cheney Hall.

Photo Flash: A First Look at BLIND DATE at Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre presents Blind Date, Rogelio Martinez's slyly comic, behind-the-scenes glimpse of two of the most powerful world leaders Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls. Martinez, a fresh and funny talent (Backstage) who finds new twists on old topics (Variety), continues his multi-play exploration of the Cold War Era with this Goodman world premiere, which features as characters some of the figures who shaped the political landscapes of the 1980s and beyond.

Deanna Dunagan FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Deanna Dunagan has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Deanna Dunagan has not appeared in the West End.

Deanna Dunagan has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. Some of her notable nominations include the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for her role in "The Treasurer," Best Actress at the Olivier Awards for her performance in "August: Osage County," Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "August: Osage County," Performance at the Theatre World Awards for "August: Osage County," and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "August: Osage County."

Deanna Dunagan has won several awards for her performance in the play "August: Osage County." She received the Outstanding Actress in a Play award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards, the Performance award from the Theatre World Awards, and the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play award from the Tony Awards.

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