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Ellen McLaughlin

 
Date of Birth: November 09, 1957 (64)

Birth Place: Cambridge, MA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Women's Project Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Elizabeth [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Woman #1
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Alice
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Angel
Emily
Mormon Mother
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Ella Chapter
Emily
The Angel
The Woman in the South Bronx
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Paulinka Erdnuss

Writing

Adaptation
New Version
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright

Photos

Michael Cullen, Molly Carden, John Bolger, Lee Sellars, Ellen McLaughlin, and Armand  Photo

Michael Cullen, Molly Carden, John Bolger, Lee Sellars, Ellen McLaughlin, and Armand Schultz

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01/22/2020
Ellen McLaughlin, Molly Carden, and John Bolger Photo

Ellen McLaughlin, Molly Carden, and John Bolger

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01/22/2020
John Bolger, Molly Carden, and Ellen McLaughlin Photo

John Bolger, Molly Carden, and Ellen McLaughlin

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 Michael Cullen (Top), Molly Carden, John Bolger, Ellen McLaughlin, Lee Sellars, and  Photo

Michael Cullen (Top), Molly Carden, John Bolger, Ellen McLaughlin, Lee Sellars, and Armand Schultz

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01/22/2020
Ryan George, Monique Robinson and Ellen McLaughlin  Photo

Ryan George, Monique Robinson and Ellen McLaughlin

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Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Women's Project Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Elizabeth [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Woman #1

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Alice

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Angel

Emily

Mormon Mother

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Ella Chapter

Emily

The Angel

The Woman in the South Bronx

  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Paulinka Erdnuss

Writing
Adaptation
New Version
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright

Ellen McLaughlin Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Adaptation
Ellen McLaughlinThe Trojan Women
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Ellen McLaughlinSeptimus and Clarissa

Ellen McLaughlin News

Out Today: Kronos Quartet Releases The World Premiere Recording Of 'Mỹ Lai' Photo Out Today: Kronos Quartet Releases The World Premiere Recording Of 'Mỹ Lai'
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022

The renowned Kronos Quartet today releases the world premiere recording of Mỹ Lai, the acclaimed opera composed by Jonathan Berger with libretto by Harriet Scott Chessman, on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.

Kronos Quartet to Release World Premiere Recording of MY LAI Photo Kronos Quartet to Release World Premiere Recording of MY LAI
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2022

On Friday, May 20, 2022, the renowned Kronos Quartet releases the world premiere recording of Mỹ Lai, the acclaimed opera composed by Jonathan Berger with libretto by Harriet Scott Chessman, on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.

The Lark Announces Re-Homing of Fellowships & Programs Photo The Lark Announces Re-Homing of Fellowships & Programs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022

 The Lark, founded as an international play development laboratory dedicated to amplifying the voices of playwrights, which earlier this year announced its closing, has announced the re-homing of its current Fellowships and key Core Artistic Programs.

Submissions Now Open for Red Bull Theater's 2022 Short New Play Festival Photo Submissions Now Open for Red Bull Theater's 2022 Short New Play Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2022

Red Bull Theater today announced that submissions are now open for Red Bull’s 12th ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL, six brand new 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes inspired by this year’s theme: “Alchemy,” that will be selected through an open submission process.

The Workshop Theater to Present Benefit Reading of One-Acts For JALBCA Photo The Workshop Theater to Present Benefit Reading of One-Acts For JALBCA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2021

As part of its new Words Matter initiative, The Workshop Theater will be presenting four newly-commissioned one-act plays by Samantha Chanse, Caridad Svich, Ellen McLaughlin, and Rehana Lew Mirza on behalf of JALBCA.

Peter Foley, Composer And Lyricist Of THE HIDDEN SKY, Dies At 54 Photo Peter Foley, Composer And Lyricist Of THE HIDDEN SKY, Dies At 54
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021

Peter Benjamin Foley died at home on August 27, 2021, after surviving ocular (uveal) melanoma, a rare cancer, for more than 10 years. He was 54.

Play On Shakespeare Announces Fall 2021 Season Photo Play On Shakespeare Announces Fall 2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021

Founded in 2020 by North Carolina-based director and producer, JaMeeka Holloway, Blk Girls Luv The Bard reimagines, reframes, and examines Shakespeare through the lens of Black and IPOC women with process, people, care, and community-centered workshops and public readings using modern verse translation commissioned by Play On Shakespeare.

SF Shakes Announces Free Shakespeare In The Park Performances Photo SF Shakes Announces Free Shakespeare In The Park Performances
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2021

The company is presenting Pericles, Prince of Tyre, in a new verse translation by playwright Ellen McLaughlin, as a hybrid, episodic production, with three virtual episodes followed by a culminating episode in the parks

SF Shakes Announces Watch Parties for PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE Photo SF Shakes Announces Watch Parties for PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2021

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival announces Zoom watch parties of its episodic hybrid production of Pericles, Prince of Tyre.

Virtual Theatre This Week: July 12-18, 2021- with The Jimmy Awards, Next on Stage: Da Photo Virtual Theatre This Week: July 12-18, 2021- with The Jimmy Awards, Next on Stage: Dance Edition, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 12, 2021

This week (July 12-18) in live streaming: it's Encores! week at Stars in the House, Next on Stage: Dance Edition Season 2 kicks off, the Jimmy Awards are back, and so much more!

Ellen McLaughlin Videos

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for MIDWIVES at George Street Playhouse VideoVIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for MIDWIVES at George Street Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Jan 30, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES opened this past Friday at George Street Playhouse. Take a look at the new video trailer below!

VIDEO: The Women of MIDWIVES Discuss the World Premiere Thriller by Chris Bohjalian VideoVIDEO: The Women of MIDWIVES Discuss the World Premiere Thriller by Chris Bohjalian
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES is set to kick off 2020 in George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Performances begin next Tuesday, January 21st. In this brief rehearsal video, the production's leading ladies discuss Bohjalian's gripping new play.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of ROZ AND RAY at Seattle Rep!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of Roz and Ray, a play by local playwright, Seattle Rep Writers Group alumna, and University of Washington Senior Artist in Residence Karen Hartman, with direction from the acclaimed Chay Yew, Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. Broadway talents Ellen McLaughlin (Angels in America) and Teagle F. Bougere (The Crucible, A Raisin In The Sun, The Tempest) star in Roz and Ray, which runs now through November 13, 2016 (opening night is tonight, October 19, 2016) in the Leo K. Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the duo in action below!

AUDIO: Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis Talks HAMILTON, Social Change & More on THE NEW YORKER RADIO HOUR
by Stage Tube - Jun 6, 2016

Artistic Director Oskar Eustis was recently featured in the latest episode of The New Yorker Radio Hour, co-produced by WNYC Studios, where he was interviewed by New Yorker editor David Remnick. The pair talked about social change, HAMILTON, and more - you can listen below!

BWW TV: Watch Performances from FUN HOME, GIGANTIC & More at the Vineyard Theatre Gala!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2016

Just last week, Vineyard Theatre presented its 2016 Gala honoring award-winning actress and Vineyard Board President Kathleen Chalfant and New York theatrical press agent Sam Rudy, hosted by Michael Urie and Ryan Spahn. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the Edison Ballroom for the special event and you can check out highlights from inside the event below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Berkeley Rep's FALLACI World Premiere
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright premieres his new play at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. It is a fictional play about the last days of legendary journalist Oriana Fallaci. Don't miss this sizzling new script, which is directed by Oskar Eustis, stars Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat, and features an incredible team of designers. The 65th world premiere presented by Berkeley Rep, Fallaci is currently in previews in the Roda Theatre and opens March 13, running through April 21. Below, check out a sneak peek at FALLACI, Berkeley Rep's new world premiere about one of the first rock stars of modern journalism!

STAGE TUBE: Artistic Director Tony Taccone Introduces FALLACI at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2013

Even as his latest book attracts international attention, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright premieres his new play at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. A reporter renowned for his work with The New Yorker - and the bestselling author behind The Looming Tower and Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief - Wright is also the playwright who penned My Trip to al Qaeda and The Human Scale. Now he debuts a fictional play about the last days of legendary journalist Oriana Fallaci. Don't miss this sizzling new script, which is directed by Oskar Eustis, stars Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat, and features an incredible team of designers. The 65th world premiere presented by Berkeley Rep, Fallaci begins previews in the Roda Theatre on March 8, opens March 13, and runs through April 21. Below, watch a video of Artistic Director Tony Taccone introducing the play!

STAGE TUBE: Shenkman, Mantello, et al. on ANGELS IN AMERICA's Relevance
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2011

In the following videow, Oskar Eustis, George C. Wolff, Marcia Gay Harden, Stephen Spinella, Ellen McLaughlin, Ben Shenkman and Joe Mantello talk about the continuing relevance of Angels in America. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Yale Rep Presents A DELICATE BALANCE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 28, 2010

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE, directed by James Bundy, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, at York Street) through November 13. Opening Night is Thursday, October 28. Click below to watch a preview of the show.

STAGE TUBE: Michael Greif Talks ANGELS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 13, 2010

Signature Theatre Company's production of Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, began performances Tuesday, September 14. The first New York revival of Kushner's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play is directed by Michael Greif. The production, originally slated to run through December 19, has been extended a second time through February 20, 2011. Previously, BroadwayWorld has brought you clips of Kushner, original 'Angel' Ellen McLaughlin, and Oskar Eustice talking all things ANGELS. Today, we bring you the latest from the Signature's web series, revisiting original Angels company members. In this clip, hear director Michael Greif's take on the production.


Ellen McLaughlin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ellen McLaughlin been in?
Ellen McLaughlin has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Ellen McLaughlin been in?
Ellen McLaughlin has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ellen McLaughlin been nominated for?
Outstanding Adaptation (Drama Desk Awards) for The Trojan Women and Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Septimus and Clarissa .

How many shows has Ellen McLaughlin written?
Ellen McLaughlin has written 5 shows including The Persians (New Version), The Party (Adaptation), Iphigenia and Other Daughters (Playwright), Tongue of a Bird (Playwright), Helen (Playwright).