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Elizabeth Ashley

 
Birth Place:
Ocala, FL, USA
Bio:
Notable Broadway credits include: You Can't Take it With You, Gore Vidal's The Best Man (2012 revival), August: Osage County, Dividing the Estate (also Off-Broadway; Drama Desk nom.), Enchanted April, The Best Man (2000 revival), Take Her, She's Mine (Tony√ā¬ģ and Theatre World Awards), Barefoot in ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: August 30, 1939 (82)

Birth Place: Ocala, FL, USA

Bio:
Notable Broadway credits include: You Can't Take it With You, Gore Vidal's The Best Man (2012 revival), August: Osage County, Dividing the Estate (also Off-Broadway; Drama Desk nom.), Enchanted April, The Best Man (2000 revival), Take Her, She's Mine (Tony√ā¬ģ and Theatre World Awards), Barefoot in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
American Repertory Theater Regional Production, 2017
Judith Fellowes
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
The Grand Duchess Olga
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Mrs. Sue-Ellen Gamadge [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2010
Mother
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Stella
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Stella
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Mrs. Graves
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Mrs. Sue-Ellen Gamadge
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Dianne Barrow
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Woman Downtown
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Isadora
  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Flora Goforth
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Doctor Martha Livingstone
  [Broadway]
1980
Jennifer Crawford
  [Broadway]
1977
Cleopatra
  [Broadway]
1976
Betsey-No-Name
  [Broadway]
1975
Sabina
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1974
Maggie
  [Broadway]
1972
Maggie Train
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Corie Bratter
Corie Bratter
  [Broadway]
1961
Mollie Michaelson
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1958
Performer

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Date:
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en Fankhauser, Tom Hewitt, Elizabeth Ashley, Janine LaManna, Steve Sanpietro and Liz Holtan

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Date:
11/12/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Regional (US)]
American Repertory Theater Regional Production, 2017
Judith Fellowes

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
The Grand Duchess Olga

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Mrs. Sue-Ellen Gamadge [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2010
Mother

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Stella

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Stella

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Mrs. Graves

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Mrs. Sue-Ellen Gamadge

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Dianne Barrow

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Woman Downtown

  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Isadora

  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Flora Goforth

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Doctor Martha Livingstone

  [Broadway]
1980
Jennifer Crawford

  [Broadway]
1977
Cleopatra

  [Broadway]
1976
Betsey-No-Name

  [Broadway]
1975
Sabina

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1974
Maggie

  [Broadway]
1972
Maggie Train

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Corie Bratter

Corie Bratter

  [Broadway]
1961
Mollie Michaelson

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1958
Performer

Elizabeth Ashley Biography

Notable Broadway credits include: You Can't Take it With You, Gore Vidal's The Best Man (2012 revival), August: Osage County, Dividing the Estate (also Off-Broadway; Drama Desk nom.), Enchanted April, The Best Man (2000 revival), Take Her, She's Mine (Tony√ā¬ģ and Theatre World Awards), Barefoot in the Park (Tony√ā¬ģ nom.), The Skin of Our Teeth (opened the American Bi-Centennial at the Kennedy Center), Caesar and Cleopatra, Legend, Suddenly Last Summer, Agnes of God, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Tony√ā¬ģ nom.). Notable Off-Broadway credits include Red Devil Battery Sign, The Milk Train Doesn√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘt Stop Here Anymore, When She Danced and the New York premiere of Albee's Me, Myself, and I. Also, Sweet Bird of Youth (Helen Hayes Award Nomination/Millennium Award), The Little Foxes, and Mrs. Warren's Profession all at the Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, D.C. Film: Dragnet, The Carpetbaggers, Ship of Fools (Golden Globe√ā¬ģ nom.), Happiness (Independent Spirit Award). TV includes the HBO series Treme, Evening Shade (Emmy√ā¬ģ nom.), The Buccaneers (PBS), Saturday Night Live (Host), The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (regular), The Rope (Cable ACE nom.), The Two Mrs. Grenvilles, etc. Recording: Lou Reed's The Raven. Founding member/Board of Directors, American Film Institute and served on the first National Council Of The Arts under Presidents Kennedy & Johnson. Author: Actress: Postcards From the Road.

Elizabeth Ashley Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Elizabeth Ashley, Dividing the Estate
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play
Elizabeth AshleySweet Bird of Youth
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1975 - Outstanding Actress - Play
Elizabeth Ashley, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
 
Tony Awards - 1975 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Elizabeth Ashley, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
 
Tony Awards - 1964 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Elizabeth Ashley, Barefoot in the Park
 
Theatre World Awards - 1962 - Performance Gold Star
Elizabeth Ashley, Take Her, She's Mine
 
Tony Awards - 1962 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Elizabeth Ashley , Take Her, She's Mine

Elizabeth Ashley News

Paper Mill Announces Brookside Cabaret's Exciting Lineup For Summer 2022 Photo Paper Mill Announces Brookside Cabaret's Exciting Lineup For Summer 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2022

Paper Mill has announced the return of its popular Brookside Cabaret starting Wednesday, June 29. The outdoor series features world-class performers and fine dining under the stars at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant. 

Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for AMERICAN BUFFALO Photo Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for AMERICAN BUFFALO
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 15, 2022

David Mamet's American Buffalo opened on Broadway at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W 50th Street), exactly two years after it was originally scheduled to open and BroadwayWorld was there to capture pictures of the guests on opening night!

Berkeley Repertory Theatre to Present DANA H. Photo Berkeley Repertory Theatre to Present DANA H.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the critically acclaimed play¬†Dana H.¬†written by¬†Lucas¬†Hnath¬†and directed by¬†Les Waters¬†will run¬†Friday, June 3‚ÄďSunday, July 10, 2022.

SEX & THE CITY Stars Who Have Bowed on Broadway Photo SEX & THE CITY Stars Who Have Bowed on Broadway
by Michael Major - Dec 12, 2021

Sex and the City has returned for a new spin-off series, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis. Read about the many Broadway appearances from the casts of different incarnations of the beloved franchise, including Chris Noth, David Eigenberg, Mario Cantone, and Kim Cattrall.

Cindy Williams to Star in New One-Woman Show: ME, MYSELF & SHIRLEY at Charles W. Eise Photo Cindy Williams to Star in New One-Woman Show: ME, MYSELF & SHIRLEY at Charles W. Eisemann Center
by Lorens Portalatin - Nov 21, 2021

 Cindy Williams will take the stage of the Bank of America Theatre at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in a new one-woman show, Me, Myself & Shirley for four performances only March 18-20, 2022. Tickets range from $46-$52 are on sale now and available at the Eisemann Center Ticket Office

BWW Review: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at Oyster Mill Playhouse Photo BWW Review: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Andrea Stephenson - Nov 6, 2021

Barefoot in the Park is a wonderful play that reminds us all that it is important to listen to one another, to fight for love, and to sometimes learn to let go a little. For a delightful performance by a stellar cast and crew that will make you laugh from beginning to end, get your tickets for Oyster Mill’s production of Barefoot in the Park.

Haunted Houses: The Untold Ghost Stories of Broadway with Jennifer Ashley Tepper! Photo Haunted Houses: The Untold Ghost Stories of Broadway with Jennifer Ashley Tepper!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 23, 2021

When you think 'haunted houses' you probably don't picture the inside of a theatre. But with an over 100 year history, many of Broadway's most famous houses are positively teeming with reports of the supernatural.

JoBeth Williams and Harris Yulin to Star in WE HAVE TO HURRY Livestream Production Photo JoBeth Williams and Harris Yulin to Star in WE HAVE TO HURRY Livestream Production
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

Oscar, Emmy  and  Golden Globe nominated actress JoBeth Williams and Award winning Broadway, film and television actor Harris Yulin are set to star in the next monthly digital presentation of the new play  We Have To Hurry, streaming live via Broadway on Demand for two performances only, Saturday, July 10th at 8pm and Sunday, July 11th at 3pm.

Chris Noth To Reprise Role Of Mr. Big In Max Original AND JUST LIKE THAT… Photo Chris Noth To Reprise Role Of Mr. Big In Max Original AND JUST LIKE THAT…
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 26, 2021

Chris Noth will reprise the role of 'Mr. Big' in the Max Original series AND JUST LIKE THAT... This new chapter of the groundbreaking HBO series 'Sex and the City' follows 'Carrie' (Sarah Jessica Parker), 'Miranda' (Cynthia Nixon) and 'Charlotte' (Kristin Davis) as they navigate the journey from the complicated reality of life and friendship in their 30s to the even more complicated reality of life and friendship in their 50s. The ten-episode, half-hour series is scheduled to begin production in New York this summer.

WE HAVE TO HURRY Hosts Virtual Stage Door With Performance Photo WE HAVE TO HURRY Hosts Virtual Stage Door With Performance
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021

We Have to Hurry , by a new work by acclaimed playwright, actor, and director Dorothy Lyman starring Kathleen Chalfant and Elliott Gould will host a Virtual Stage Door.

Elizabeth Ashley Videos

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Second Trailer for RUSSIAN DOLL, Starring Natasha Lyonne VideoVIDEO: Netflix Releases Second Trailer for RUSSIAN DOLL, Starring Natasha Lyonne
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2019

Netflix has released the second trailer for RUSSIAN DOLL, which launches globally on Netflix February 1, 2019.

VIDEO: Natasha Lyonne Stars in the Trailer for RUSSIAN DOLL VideoVIDEO: Natasha Lyonne Stars in the Trailer for RUSSIAN DOLL
by Stage Tube - Jan 9, 2019

Netflix has released the trailer for RUSSIAN DOLL, which launches globally on Netflix February 1, 2019. Watch the trailer below!

VIDEO: RUSSIAN DOLL to Premiere on Netflix on February 1 VideoVIDEO: RUSSIAN DOLL to Premiere on Netflix on February 1
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2018

Netflix announces that Russian Doll, from Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland, will premiere on February 1st.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 28- Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cele VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 28- Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrates Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2018

Today we celebrate the Broadway revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It with You, which opened on this day in 2014.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 28- The Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrate VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 28- The Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrates Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2017

Today we celebrate the Broadway revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It with You, which opened on this day in 2014.

STAGE TUBE: Rick McKay Releases Unseen Footage from Acclaimed Documentary GREENWICH VILLAGE: A WORLD APART
by Stage Tube - Nov 4, 2016

To celebrate his second consecutive win at the Greenwich Village Film Festival on October 26th, 2016, award-winning filmmaker RICK McKAY (Broadway: The Golden Age, Broadway: BEYOND the Golden Age, A&E Biography, PBS's City Arts and Egg: The Arts Show), releases a six-minute sample of his 2015 winning short film, 'Greenwich Village: A World Apart'. The never-before-seen footage can be seen below or on YouTube at:https://youtu.be/i2-wjVAqwsA

VIDEO: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cast Lends a Helping Hand for Local Charity
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2015

Cast members of the Broadway hit comedy YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU dropped by God's Love We Deliver this week to lend a helping hand!

BWW TV: Drama League Honors James Earl Jones- Watch Highlights from Inside the Ceremony!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 4, 2015

On Monday night, the Drama League's 31st Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honored legendary Emmy¬ģ, Grammy¬ģ, Oscar¬ģ and Tony¬ģ Award (EGOT) winner James Earl Jones at The Pierre Hotel. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from inside the ceremony!

VIDEO: James Earl Jones & Kristine Nielsen Talk Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 28, 2014

James Earl Jones and Kristine Nielsen appeared on this week's WPIX11 in New York to chat about their roles in the Broadway revival of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU.

VIDEO: All-New TV Spot for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2014

Two-time Tony Award winner James Earl Jones stars as the head of the wackiest household to ever hit Broadway in Kaufman and Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU.


Elizabeth Ashley Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Elizabeth Ashley been in?
Elizabeth Ashley has appeared on Broadway in 14 shows.

How many West End shows has Elizabeth Ashley been in?
Elizabeth Ashley has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Elizabeth Ashley's first West End show?
Elizabeth Ashley's first West End show was Expresso Bongo which opened in 1958

What awards has Elizabeth Ashley been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Dividing the Estate , Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Sweet Bird of Youth , Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Barefoot in the Park Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Take Her, She's Mine and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Take Her, She's Mine .

What awards has Elizabeth Ashley won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Take Her, She's Mine.