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Emily Skeggs

 
Bio:
Emily Skeggs is a New York native, thrilled to be making her Broadway debut! Off Broadway: Fun Home (The Public), And I And Silence (Signature) Transport (Irish Rep), Take Me Along (Irish Rep). Regional: Our Town (Huntington), The Shakespearean Jazz Show (NOLA Shakespeare Festival, ArtsEmerson). ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Emily Skeggs is a New York native, thrilled to be making her Broadway debut! Off Broadway: Fun Home (The Public), And I And Silence (Signature) Transport (Irish Rep), Take Me Along (Irish Rep). Regional: Our Town (Huntington), The Shakespearean Jazz Show (NOLA Shakespeare Festival, ArtsEmerson). ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Medium Alison
Medium Alison
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Production, 2014
Young Dee
  [Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory Theatre Production, 2014
Polly Cantwell
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Muriel

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Medium Alison

Medium Alison

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Production, 2014
Young Dee

  [Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory Theatre Production, 2014
Polly Cantwell

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Muriel

Emily Skeggs Biography

Emily Skeggs is a New York native, thrilled to be making her Broadway debut! Off Broadway: Fun Home (The Public), And I And Silence (Signature) Transport (Irish Rep), Take Me Along (Irish Rep). Regional: Our Town (Huntington), The Shakespearean Jazz Show (NOLA Shakespeare Festival, ArtsEmerson). Workshops: ArtsEmerson, Huntington, La Jolla, Playwrights Horizons, Roundabout, Yale Institute. Film: The Monster of Mad Mooney's Lake, Meat Me in Plainville, Lu & Bobby. Thanks to the Luedtke Agency and my family for their endless love and support.

Emily Skeggs Awards and Nominations

 
Theatre World Awards - 2015 - Theatre World Award Gold Star
Emily Skeggs, Fun Home
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Emily Skeggs, Fun Home

Emily Skeggs News

Cynthia Nixon, Kelli O'Hara & More to Take Part in WALL TO WALL SELECTED SHORTS Photo Cynthia Nixon, Kelli O'Hara & More to Take Part in WALL TO WALL SELECTED SHORTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022

Symphony Space will present Wall to Wall Selected Shorts, a monumental celebration of short fiction, March 26 in Symphony Space’s Peter Jay Sharp theater in New York City (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).

Edie Falco, Tony Shalhoub, Holly Hunter & More to Take Part in WALL TO WALL SELECTED  Photo Edie Falco, Tony Shalhoub, Holly Hunter & More to Take Part in WALL TO WALL SELECTED SHORTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2022

Symphony Space will present Wall to Wall Selected Shorts, employing the day-long-marathon approach of its Wall to Wall series in a monumental celebration of the organization’s pioneering literature-in-performance program, Selected Shorts, March 26 in Symphony Space’s Peter Jay Sharp theater in New York City.

VIDEO: Tiffany Mann Performs 'Beautiful' in HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse Photo VIDEO: Tiffany Mann Performs 'Beautiful' in HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021

The cast stars Alaska 5000 (RuPaul's Drag Race), Lea DeLaria (Orange is the New Black), Yurel Echezarreta (Steven Spielberg's West Side Story), Tiffany Mann (Be More Chill), George Salazar (Little Shop of Horrors), Emily Skeggs (Fun Home), and Shanice Williams ('Dorothy' in NBC's The Wiz Live!).

VIDEO: Tiffany Mann & the Company of HEAD OVER HEELS Sing 'Beautiful' Photo VIDEO: Tiffany Mann & the Company of HEAD OVER HEELS Sing 'Beautiful'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021

Watch a clip of Tiffany Mann and the company of HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse sing 'Beautiful'!

BWW Interview: George Salazar's HEAD OVER HEELS Over The Future of A Revitalized Indu Photo BWW Interview: George Salazar's HEAD OVER HEELS Over The Future of A Revitalized Industry
by Gil Kaan - Nov 13, 2021

The Pasadena Playhouse opens its 2021-2022 season on November 13, 2021 with HEAD OVER HEELS, co-directed and co-choreographed by Jenny Koons and Sam Pinkleton. For these live performances featuring the music of the iconic L.A.-based female rock band¬†The Go-Go‚Äôs, the Pasadena Playhouse had been reconfigured to include a dance floor to complement the traditional reserved theatre seats. HEAD OVER HEELS‚Äės cast is diversely comprised of: Alaska 5000, Lea DeLaria, Yurel Echezarreta, Tiffany Mann, George Salazar, Freddie, Emily Skeggs and Shanice Williams. Got the chance to catch George before their first preview for some behind-the-scenes info.

Photos: First Look at Alaska 5000, Emily Skeggs & More in Pasadena Playhouse's HEAD O Photo Photos: First Look at Alaska 5000, Emily Skeggs & More in Pasadena Playhouse's HEAD OVER HEELS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2021

Pasadena Playhouse will present for Head Over Heels, with music of The Go-Go's, which kicks off the Playhouse's 2021-2022 season.

VIDEO: Jenny Koons and Sam Pinkleton Talk HEAD OVER HEELS Photo VIDEO: Jenny Koons and Sam Pinkleton Talk HEAD OVER HEELS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2021

Pasadena Playhouse is now presenting Head Over Heels! The production is being directed, choreographed, and conceived by Jenny Koons and Sam Pinkleton and features music direction by Kris Kukul.

VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse Photo VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2021

The cast stars Alaska 5000 (RuPaul's Drag Race), Lea DeLaria (Orange is the New Black), Yurel Echezarreta (Steven Spielberg's West Side Story), Tiffany Mann (Be More Chill), George Salazar (Little Shop of Horrors), Emily Skeggs (Fun Home), and Shanice Williams ('Dorothy' in NBC's The Wiz Live!).

Alaska 5000, Lea DeLaria, George Salazar & More to Star in HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasaden Photo Alaska 5000, Lea DeLaria, George Salazar & More to Star in HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2021

Pasadena Playhouse has announced initial casting for its production of HEAD OVER HEELS. Leading the cast will be Alaska 5000 (RuPaul's Drag Race), Lea DeLaria (Orange is the New Black), Yurel Echezarreta (Steven Spielberg's West Side Story), Tiffany Mann (Be More Chill), George Salazar (Little Shop of Horrors), Emily Skeggs (Fun Home), and Shanice Williams ('Dorothy' in NBC's The Wiz Live!).

Bonnie Milligan, Natalie Walker, Emily Skeggs, Greg Hildreth and More to Take Part in Photo Bonnie Milligan, Natalie Walker, Emily Skeggs, Greg Hildreth and More to Take Part in The 52nd Street Project's Virtual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021

The 52nd Street Project is shining a spotlight on the creative voices of their young songwriters, with performances by stars of stage and screen, in their annual gala that is being hosted by Nancy Giles. 

Emily Skeggs Videos

VIDEO: Tiffany Mann Performs 'Beautiful' in HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse VideoVIDEO: Tiffany Mann Performs 'Beautiful' in HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021

The cast stars Alaska 5000 (RuPaul's Drag Race), Lea DeLaria (Orange is the New Black), Yurel Echezarreta (Steven Spielberg's West Side Story), Tiffany Mann (Be More Chill), George Salazar (Little Shop of Horrors), Emily Skeggs (Fun Home), and Shanice Williams ('Dorothy' in NBC's The Wiz Live!).

VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse VideoVIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2021

The cast stars Alaska 5000 (RuPaul's Drag Race), Lea DeLaria (Orange is the New Black), Yurel Echezarreta (Steven Spielberg's West Side Story), Tiffany Mann (Be More Chill), George Salazar (Little Shop of Horrors), Emily Skeggs (Fun Home), and Shanice Williams ('Dorothy' in NBC's The Wiz Live!).

VIDEO: Joel Grey, Harvey Fierstein, Alex Brightman, and More Perform 'I'm Still Here' VideoVIDEO: Joel Grey, Harvey Fierstein, Alex Brightman, and More Perform 'I'm Still Here' to Commemorate One Year Since Broadway Shut Down
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2021

A group of Broadway stars came together, virtually, to commemorate one year since Broadway shut down. The video from Thomas Ellenson features the performers singing Stephen Sondheim's 'I'm Still Here.'

Broadway Rewind: FUN HOME Opens Up on Broadway! VideoBroadway Rewind: FUN HOME Opens Up on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when Fun Home arrived at the Circle in the Square Theatre, where it played for 583 performances.

VIDEO: Bobby Cannavale, Emily Skeggs, and More Perform in Symphony Space's SELECTED S VideoVIDEO: Bobby Cannavale, Emily Skeggs, and More Perform in Symphony Space's SELECTED SHORTS
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2020

Symphony Space has launched a virtual edition of its Selected Shorts series! Watch Bobby Cannavale, Emily Skeggs, Maulik Pancholy, and Allison Williams perform stories that speak to the heart.

BWW TV: Look Back At FUN HOME's Opening Night VideoBWW TV: Look Back At FUN HOME's Opening Night
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 3, 2020

It's time to come to the Fun Home! As BroadwayWord previously reported, Academy Award-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal will produce an upcoming big screen adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home, where he will also portray Bruce Bechdel. To celebrate and get ready to head back to Maple Avenue, we're looking back at the show's Broadway opening night. Check out the video to get a peek at Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Beth Malone, and more on the big night!

VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST in Theaters August  VideoVIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST in Theaters August 3
by Macon Prickett - Jul 10, 2018

Based on the celebrated novel by Emily M. Danforth, The Miseducation of Cameron Post follows the titular character (Chlo√ę Grace Moretz) as she is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught having sex with the prom queen. Run by the strict Dr. Lydia Marsh (Jennifer Ehle) and her brother, Reverend Rick (John Gallagher Jr.) ‚ÄĒ himself an example of how those in the program can be ‚Äúcured‚ÄĚ ‚ÄĒ the center is populated by teens 'struggling with same-sex attraction.' In the face of outlandish discipline, dubious methods, and earnest Christian rock songs, Cameron forms an unlikely gay community, including the amputee stoner Jane (Sasha Lane) and the Lakota Two-Spirit, Adam (Forrest Goodluck). In creating a family on her own terms, she learns what it means to empower herself and have confidence in her identity.

VIDEO: First Look - Emily Skeggs & More in Dustin Lance Black's LGBT Miniseries WHEN WE RISE
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 21, 2016

This February, ABC will present WHEN WE RISE, written and created by Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.

Backstage with Richard Ridge: The Bechdel's Bid Farewell to Maple Avenue as the Cast of FUN HOME Recalls Favorite Broadway Memories
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 27, 2016

On September 10, the Bechdel family will move out of the Fun Home (or the Circle in the Square Theatre), when the the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, plays its final performance on Broadway. Before the doors close for good, however, BroadwayWorld brought the family together one last time to reminisce about some of the show's most amazing moments. Watch below as Richard Ridge chats with Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Beth Malone, and Emily Skeggs!

Exclusive: Facebook LIVE Interviews With The Cast of FUN HOME in Orlando
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 25, 2016

Last night the current Broadway cast of the Tony-winning musical FUN HOME performed a special concert version of the show at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to benefit the victims of last month's tragic events at the Pulse Nightclub and Equality Florida.


Emily Skeggs Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Emily Skeggs been in?
Emily Skeggs has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Emily Skeggs been in?
Emily Skeggs has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Emily Skeggs been nominated for?
Theatre World Award (Theatre World Awards) for Fun Home and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Fun Home .

What awards has Emily Skeggs won?
Theatre World Award (Theatre World Awards) for Fun Home.