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Ellen McLaughlin

Birth Place: Cambridge, MA, USA

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Ellen McLaughlin 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

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


Casts Set for Red Bull Theater's Short New Play Festival 2024

Red Bull Theater revealed the cast for its 2024 Short New Play Festival, featuring world premiere works by Madeleine George and Robert O’Hara. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Red Bull Theater Reveals Selections for Short New Play Festival 2024

Red Bull Theater has revealed the winning selections for Red Bull’s ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL. Learn more!
Undermain Theatre Presents THE PERSIANS This May

Explore the ancient tragedy THE PERSIANS, brought to life by Undermain Theatre. Immerse yourself in a timeless tale of war and its aftermath, reimagined for the modern audience.
BWW Q&A: Ellen McLaughlin on AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

Finishing out The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis’ 2023/24 Season is the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning powerhouse drama, August: Osage County by acclaimed contemporary playwright Tracy Letts.
Review: AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY at Loretto-Hilton Center

The Rep’s August Osage County is a rough and tumble roller-coaster ride of anxiety, anger, and alienation that reflects on familial dysfunction with hostility and viciousness.
Silicon Valley Story Lab Merges with Remote Theater

Silicon Valley Story Lab has merged with Remote Theater, forming an incubator for dramatic works exploring human existence in the technological age.
Lynn Nottage's SWEAT to Open at Capital Repertory Theatre in Two Weeks

Capital Repertory Theatre is getting ready to open its first show of 2024, Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Sweat” by Lynn Nottage. Learn more about the production here!
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY March 19th - April 7th

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis closes its current season with a production of Tray Letts’ tragicomedy AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY. Performances begin on March 19th and the show runs through April 7th on the main stage in the Loretto-Hilton Center. AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY is a winner of 5 Tony Awards, including Best Play, and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The dark comedy examines the dysfunctional dynamics of the Weston Family when they return home for a funeral. Broadway World had the opportunity to sit down with Director Amelia Acosta Powell and Broadway’s Astrid Van Wieren who plays Mattie Faye Aiken to talk about The Rep’s upcoming production. 
AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Comes to The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis in March

Finishing out The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis’ 2023/24 Season is the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning powerhouse drama, August: Osage County by acclaimed contemporary playwright Tracy Letts.
Review: The Atreides Are Us in THE ORESTEIA at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

There are great depths here, and great wisdom, and Playwright Ellen McLoughlin’s handiwork and that of Chesapeake Shakespeare convey them well. It is good to see a Shakespeare-oriented theater applying its tools and insights to other material from time to time, particularly classical material that is not often produced in these parts.
AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Heads To Conclude The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Mainstage Season

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis has announced that it will complete its 2023/24 season with its final production, Pulitzer Prize and Tony winner August: Osage County, after Phase I of its multi-year “Rally for The Rep” campaign met expectations.
Submissions Now Open For Red Bull Theater's Short New Play Festival 2024

Submissions are now open for Red Bull Theater's Short New Play Festival 2024. Participate in this exciting opportunity to showcase your talent!
Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Denver Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Denver Awards; EIGG THE MUSICAL, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Merely Players, Durango CO & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Merely Players, Durango CO & More Lead!

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Red Bull Theater 20th Anniversary To Feature Audra McDonald, Patrick Page, Santino Fontana, Reeve Carney, and More

RED BULL THEATER has announced details of its plans for 2024, celebrating its 20th Anniversary. Highlights include the rolling world premiere of Medea: Re-Versed opening Off-Broadway; a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings with an all-star line-up (offered both in-person and online); and an all-new season of the popular Red Bull Theater Podcasts (formerly known as RemarkaBULL Podversations), intimate behind the scenes conversations with great artists.
BroadwayWorld Denver Awards December 5th Standings; HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Leads Best Musical!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
OYL Theater Company Opens Applications For International Program

OYL Theater Company is now accepting applications for their international program, designed to inspire and broaden artists' collaborative performance skills in an intercultural context. Apply now!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Leads Best Musical!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

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?

Ellen McLaughlin has been nominated for Outstanding Adaptation at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Trojan Women" and for the Distinguished Performance Award at the 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).

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