Elizabeth Marvel

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Elizabeth Marvel BIO

Elizabeth Marvel's Broadway credits include Top Girls, Seascape, An American Daughter, Taking Sides and The Seagull. Off Broadway credits include Almost an Evening (Atlantic Theatre Company), Dark Matters (Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre), Hedda Gabler (OBIE Award), A Streetcar Named Desire (OBIE Award), Shopping and Fucking (NYTW), Therese Raquin (OBIE Award, CSC), Misalliance (OBIE Award, Roundabout), Troilus and Cressida, King Lear and Silence, Cunning, Exile (New York Shakespeare Festival). Regional Theatre appearances include the McCarter, Guthrie, American Repertory, Stratford Theatre Festival and Williamstown Theater Festival. Film and television appearances include Pretty Bird, Burn After Reading, The Dying Gaul, Ten Hundred Kings, "A Dog Year" (HBO), "The District" (series regular), "Kidnapped," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" and "Homicide." Ms. Marvel was trained at Juilliard.

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Elizabeth Marvel STAGE CREDITS

New Group Off-Broadway Production, 2023


Mary Tyrone

Broadway Revival, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park Revival, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2013
Rosemary Sydney

Broadway Transfer, 2011
Brooke Wyeth [Replacement]

Lincoln Center Theater Production, 2011

New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2010

Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2010

Public Theater Production, 2010


Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2008

Broadway Revival, 2005


Alma Wolfe

Hedda Gabler



Lydie Breeze

Blanche DuBois


Lina Szczepanowska

Original Broadway Production, 1997
Quincy Quince

Emmi Straube







Joan (Understudy)

Masha (Understudy)

Elizabeth Marvel Movies

[2000]Ten Hundred Kings Caroline Shepard

[2005]The Dying Gaul Kelli

[2008]Synecdoche, New York Warehouse Realtor

[2008]Pretty Bird Tonya Honeycutt

[2008]Burn After Reading Sandy Pfarrer

[2008]The Guitar Ma Wilder

[2009]A Dog Year Margo

[2009]The Other Woman Pia

[2010]Holy Rollers Elka Gold

[2010]True Grit 40-Year-Old Mattie

[2011]Somewhere Tonight Martha

[2012]The Bourne Legacy Dr. Connie Dowd

[2012]Hyde Park on Hudson Missy

[2012]Lincoln Mrs. Jolly

[2014]A Most Violent Year Mrs. Rose

[2015]Aloha Launch Announcer - Natalie

[2015]Consumed Connie Conway

[2016]Happy Baby Theo's Mom

[2016]The Phenom Teresa Epland

[2016]The Congressman Rae Blanchard

[2017]Gifted Gloria Davis

[2017]Easy Living Abby

[2017]The Meyerowitz Stories Jean

[2018]The Land of Steady Habits Sophie Ashford

[2019]All the Little Things We Kill Deb Anderson

[2019]Native Son Mrs. Dalton

[2019]Dark Waters Dr. Karen Frank

[2019]Swallow Katherine Conrad

[2020]News of the World Mrs. Gannett

[2020]Being Dead Celice Adkins

[2023]The Color Purple Miss Millie

Elizabeth Marvel TV Shows

Homeland President Elizabeth Keane

House of Cards Heather Dunbar

Law & Order Attorney Grubman

Law & Order: Criminal Intent Jenny Hendry, Sylvia Moon

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Rita Calhoun, Dr. Frantz

Manifest The Major

Nurse Jackie Ginny Flynn

Person of Interest Alicia Corwin

The District Off. Nancy Parras, Det. Nancy Parras

Elizabeth Marvel Awards and Nominations

Drama League Awards - 2022 - Distinguished Performance Awards

Elizabeth Marvel, Long Day's Journey Into Night

The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Lead Actress

Elizabeth Marvel, The Little Foxes

Obie Awards - 2005 - Performance

Elizabeth Marvel, Hedda Gabler

The Lortels - 2005 - Outstanding Lead Actress

Elizabeth Marvel, Hedda Gabler

Obie Awards - 2000 - Performance

Elizabeth Marvel, A Streetcar Named Desire

Obie Awards - 1998 - Performance

Elizabeth Marvel, Therese Raquin

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Elizabeth Marvel News

Oprah Will Go Behind THE COLOR PURPLE Movie Musical In New Max Documentary

The Max Original documentary, provides a behind-the-scenes look into the making of the upcoming movie musical reimagining of “The Color Purple.” Oprah Winfrey will take viewers inside the four-decade phenomenon, exploring the importance of the novel, films and musical, and the ever-evolving conversation around this seminal work.

ONCE AGAIN Wins Audience Award at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

'ONCE AGAIN' (for the very first time) wins Audience Award at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. Boaz Yakin's film premieres in competition at the prestigious festival. The film is also executive produced by Nicholas Maye and Van Lathan, executive producers of the film, “Two Distant Strangers,”  under their Six Feet Over Productions banner.

Social Roundup: First THE COLOR PURPLE Movie Muiscal Reactions After Debut Public Screening

The first reactions to the new movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple are here! While formal reviews will be released at a later date, take a look at what the first audiences who have seen the movie posted to social media. The Color Purple stars Fantasia Barrino, Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Halle Bailey, and more.

Review Roundup: SABBATH'S THEATER Opens at The New Group

See what the critics are saying about Sabbath's Theater at The New Group.

Photos: Go Inside The New Group's SABBATH'S THEATER Opening Night Celebration

See photos from opening night of The New Group's Sabbath's Theater!

Ato Blankson-Wood to Star as 'Cliff' in CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB on Broadway

Tony Award nominee Ato Blankson-Wood will play ‘Cliff’ opposite Academy Award® and Tony Award winner Eddie Redmayne as ‘The Emcee’ and Gayle Rankin as the toast of Mayfair ‘Sally Bowles,’ in the visionary new production of Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club at the August Wilson Theatre.

SABBATH'S THEATER Extended Through Mid December

Due to demand, The New Group has added two weeks for Sabbath’s Theater, adapted from the novel by Philip Roth by Ariel Levy and John Turturro.

Tony Award-Nominee Ato Blankson-Wood To Perform In Staged Reading Of The THE LARAMIE PROJECT

Tony Award nominee Ato Blankson-Wood will be performing in a staged reading of 'The Laramie Project' to benefit The Trevor Project.

The New Group Reveals 2023-24 Season, Featuring Cynthia Nixon, Taylor Trensch and More

The New Group has announced its complete 2023-2024 Season.  As previously announced, the season launches with Sabbath’s Theater. Learn more about the full season lineup here!

MEDEA: RE-VERSED World Premiere, THE COUNTRY WIFE & More Set for Red Bull Theater 2023-24 Season

RED BULL THEATER has unveiled its 2023-’24 season, including a world premiere opening Off-Broadway and much more. See full programing and learn how to purchase tickets!

THE COLOR PURPLE Film To Keep December Release Date Amidst Hollywood Strikes

After some speculation that the musical big screen adaptation of The Color Purple would again move its opening day amidst the ongoing strikes in Hollywood, Variety is reporting that the film will stick with its planned opening of Christmas Day, December 25, 2023. 

Nancy Redman's A SEANCE WITH MOM to Return to Chain Studio Theatre Beginning Next Month

Eighteen séances in April, May and June did not do the trick, so award-winning actress/playwright/comedian Nancy Redman will join forces with iconic director Austin Pendleton for 18 more sessions of 'A  Séance With Mom' from August 21 to September 3 at Chain Studio Theatre.

A SEANCE WITH MOM Returns Next Month

 Eighteen séances in April, May and June did not do the trick, so award-winning actress/playwright/comedian Nancy Redman will join forces with iconic director Austin Pendleton for 18 more sessions of 'A Séance With Mom' from August 21 to September 3 at Chain Studio Theatre.

THE COLOR PURPLE Film Release Date May Shift Amidst Strikes

Amidst the ongoing strikes, Warner Bros. may be shifting the release date for the upcoming movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple. This comes as the result of the strikes of SAG-AFTRA and the Writers Guild of America, who are fighting producers for new contracts.

The New Group to Present World Premiere of SABBATH'S THEATER Adapted from Philip Roth's Novel by John Turturro & Ariel Levy

Immerse yourself in the world of 'Sabbath's Theater', a world premiere play adapted from Philip Roth's novel by John Turturro and Ariel Levy. Don't miss this provocative and profound exploration of mortality and celebration of life.

A SEANCE WITH MOM Adds Performances At Chain Studio Theatre

Four April seances did not do the trick, so Award winning actress/playwright/comedian NANCY REDMAN joins forces with iconic director AUSTIN PENDLETON for more sessions of 'A SEANCE WITH MOM'.

Video: Watch THE COLOR PURPLE Movie Musical Trailer With Fantasia Barrino, Halle Bailey & More

The first teaser trailer for the new movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple has been released. Get a first look at Fantasia Barrino, Halle Bailey, Danielle Brooks, Taraji P. Henson, and more in the new video trailer now! The film is directed by Blitz Bazawule and produced Oprah Winfrey.

Photos: Inside THE COLOR PURPLE Movie Musical CinemaCon Presentation

Oprah Winfrey presented a first look at the upcoming movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple at CinemaCon yesterday. Winfrey was joined by director Blitz Bazawule and stars Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, and Fantasia Barrino. Check out photos from inside the presentation now!

Oprah Debuts First Footage of THE COLOR PURPLE Movie Musical at CinemaCon

Fantasia Barrino leads the cast of the film as Celie. Danielle Brooks will reprise her Tony-nominated performance as Sofia, which we played in the musical's 2016 revival. Taraji P. Henson is slated to play Shug Avery. The cast also includes Halle Bailey, Colman Domingo, H.E.R., Ciara, Jon Batiste, and more. Check out a photo of the first poster!


Elizabeth Marvel has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

Elizabeth Marvel has not appeared in the West End

Elizabeth Marvel has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She has received nominations for the Distinguished Performance Awards at the Drama League Awards for her roles in "Long Day's Journey Into Night" and "Julius Caesar". She was also nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress at The Lortels for her performance in "The Little Foxes". Additionally, she received a nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for her role in "Fifty Words". Marvel has also been recognized with Performance awards at the Obie Awards for her performances in "Hedda Gabler", "A Streetcar Named Desire", and "Therese Raquin".

Elizabeth Marvel has won several awards for her performances on Broadway. She has received Obie Awards for her performances in "Hedda Gabler," "A Streetcar Named Desire," and "Therese Raquin."

Elizabeth Marvel's next show will be Sabbath's Theater which opens on 11/1/2023 on Off-Broadway.

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