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Francesca Faridany

 
Bio:
Broadway: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Macbeth, Man and Boy, The 39 Steps, The Homecoming. Off-Broadway: The NY Idea, Orlando, The Stronger. Regional highlights: 2013 Helen Hayes Best Actress award winner for Strange Interlude (Shakespeare Theatre, DC), Julia in Albee's A ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Macbeth, Man and Boy, The 39 Steps, The Homecoming. Off-Broadway: The NY Idea, Orlando, The Stronger. Regional highlights: 2013 Helen Hayes Best Actress award winner for Strange Interlude (Shakespeare Theatre, DC), Julia in Albee's A ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2019
Marie Curie
  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Revelation Reading, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Siobhan
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2013
Hecate
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Countess Antonescu
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Production, 2011
Vida Philimore
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2010
Orlando
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2008
Annabella Schmidt [Replacement]
Margaret [Replacement]
Pamela [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Ruth (Understudy)

Photos

Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany Photo

Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany

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11/19/2019
Lauren Gunderson, Kate Mulgrew, Francesca Faridany and Gaye Taylor Upchurch Photo

Lauren Gunderson, Kate Mulgrew, Francesca Faridany and Gaye Taylor Upchurch

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Date:
11/19/2019
Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany Photo

Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany

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11/19/2019
Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany Photo

Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany

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11/19/2019
Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany Photo

Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany

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11/19/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2019
Marie Curie

  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Revelation Reading, 2018
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Siobhan

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2013
Hecate

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Countess Antonescu

  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Production, 2011
Vida Philimore

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2010
Orlando

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2008
Annabella Schmidt [Replacement]

Margaret [Replacement]

Pamela [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Ruth (Understudy)

Francesca Faridany Biography

Broadway: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Macbeth, Man and Boy, The 39 Steps, The Homecoming. Off-Broadway: The NY Idea, Orlando, The Stronger. Regional highlights: 2013 Helen Hayes Best Actress award winner for Strange Interlude (Shakespeare Theatre, DC), Julia in Albee's A Delicate Balance (McCarter), title role in her own adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's Fraulein Else (Sundance Theater Lab, Berkeley Rep., La Jolla, Long Wharf, McCarter Theaters), Narrator in the Sitwell/Walton Facade (Caramoor Music Festival), Cassandra in Agamemnon opposite Tyne Daly (Getty Villa, Malibu) and the many productions with director Stephen Wadsworth: As You Like It, The Oresteia, Don Juan, Design for Living, An Ideal Husband, Changes of Heart, The Game of Love and Chance, and others. FILM: Conceiving Ada. MEDIA: Lady Macbeth and Titania for the New Book Press Wordplay Shakespeare series. RADIO: Quartermain's Terms (BBC). TV: "E.R.," "Deadline," "Law & Order," "Law & Order;" SVU. Francesca trained in London at The Drama Centre.

Francesca Faridany Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2020 - Distinguished Performance Award
Francesca Faridany, The Half-Life of Marie Curie
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Francesca Faridany, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play Gold Star
Francesca FaridanyStrange Interlude

Francesca Faridany News

Theater Stories: CURIOUS INCIDENT, THE BAND'S VISIT, THE INHERITANCE and More About t Photo Theater Stories: CURIOUS INCIDENT, THE BAND'S VISIT, THE INHERITANCE and More About the Ethel Barrymore Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Ethel Barrymore Theatre! Learn about Ethel Barrymore herself, shows to have graced the theatre's stage, including An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, Chaplin, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Band's Visit, The Inheritance, and many more!

Breaking News: Drama League Announces 2020 Nominations Photo Breaking News: Drama League Announces 2020 Nominations
by Robert Diamond - Apr 30, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??The Drama League has announced the 2020 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much- coveted Distinguished Performance Award.

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BULL on CBS - Monday, March 23, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BULL on CBS - Monday, March 23, 2020
by TV Scoop - Mar 10, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BULL, airing on CBS on Monday, March 23, 2020!

Audible Theater Will Present Liza Jessie Peterson's THE PECULIAR PATRIOT and IN LOVE  Photo Audible Theater Will Present Liza Jessie Peterson's THE PECULIAR PATRIOT and IN LOVE AND STRUGGLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2020

Audible, the world's largest producer and seller of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, today announced two new limited engagement events this February and March at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Audible's creative home for live performances in New York.

Audible Theater Will Present Dan Rather's STORIES OF A LIFETIME for Two Performances  Photo Audible Theater Will Present Dan Rather's STORIES OF A LIFETIME for Two Performances Only
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2020

Audible, the world's largest producer and seller of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks today announced Dan Rather's 'Stories Of A Lifetime' continuing Audible Theater's slate of live events at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Audible's creative home for live performance in New York.

VIDEO: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Photo VIDEO: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2019

Audible Theater has just released a new video that goes behind the scenes of The Half-Life of Marie Curie (their current play at the Minetta Lane Theatre), following the project's unique journey from page to stage to earbuds through the eyes of playwright Lauren Gunderson, Director Gaye Taylor Upchurch, actresses Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany, and Audible artistic producer Kate Navin and senior producer Emilia LaPenta.

BWW Review: Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany Muse Over Science and Sexism in Laure Photo BWW Review: Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany Muse Over Science and Sexism in Lauren Gunderson's THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by Michael Dale - Nov 30, 2019

Roughly two months ago American Theatre announced that for the second time in the past three seasons, Lauren Gunderson has topped their list of the most-produced playwrights in the country, her 33 professional productions among the 385 Theatre Communications Group's member theatres easily surpassing second place finisher Lauren Yee's 18, Tennessee Williams' 17 and more than doubling the totals of August Wilson and Neil Simon. She came in at #2 on last year's list after her first #1 finish the year before. (For the record, Shakespeare, who would surely rank #1 every season, is excluded.)

Review Roundup: THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Photo Review Roundup: THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2019

The Half-Life of Marie Curie just celebrated opening night at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane, between MacDougal & 6th Avenue - one block south of W. 3rd Street), Audible's creative home for live performances in New York.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by Katherine Lee - Nov 20, 2019

The Half-Life of Marie Curie just celebrated opening night at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane, between MacDougal & 6th Avenue - one block south of W. 3rd Street), Audible's creative home for live performances in New York.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE; Now in Previews Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE; Now in Previews
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2019

The Half-Life of Marie Curie is now in previews and will celebrate opening night on Tuesday, November 19 at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane, between MacDougal & 6th Avenue ‚Äď one block south of W. 3rd Street), Audible's creative home for live performances in New York.

Francesca Faridany Videos

VIDEO: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE VideoVIDEO: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2019

Audible Theater has just released a new video that goes behind the scenes of The Half-Life of Marie Curie (their current play at the Minetta Lane Theatre), following the project's unique journey from page to stage to earbuds through the eyes of playwright Lauren Gunderson, Director Gaye Taylor Upchurch, actresses Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany, and Audible artistic producer Kate Navin and senior producer Emilia LaPenta.

BWW TV: Kate Mulgrew, Francesca Faridany & More Talk THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE VideoBWW TV: Kate Mulgrew, Francesca Faridany & More Talk THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 26, 2019

Audible Inc. has announced the world premiere of The Half-Life of Marie Curie, an Audible-commissioned work from America's most-produced living playwright Lauren Gunderson, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, and starring Obie Award winner Kate Mulgrew ('Orange is the New Black,' Equus) and Francesca Faridany (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time).

STAGE TUBE: CURIOUS INCIDENT's Alex Sharp & Francesca Faridany Join Forces for Mino's Dream
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2015

Stars of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Francesca Faridany and Alex Sharp have joined forces offstage to promote a great cause- Mino's Dream. Watch below to find out more about how you can help, and CLICK HERE to donate today!

VIDEO: 'CURIOUS INCIDENT's Toby the Rat Trainer Featured in New 'Backstage on Broadway'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 30, 2015

This week's 'Backstage on Broadway' on New York's PIX 11 features Broadway's latest crop of animal stars and their trainers.

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with the Cast of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME- Part 2
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 18, 2015

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with the Cast of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME- Part 1
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 11, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured the cast of Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME: Alex Sharp, Francesca Faridany, Ian Barford, Enid Graham, Taylor Trensch and Helen Carey, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Check out Part 1 of the interview below!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by TV - Red Carpets - Oct 6, 2014

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, currently in previews. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, officially opened last night, October 5. BroadwayWorld'S Richard ridge was on the red carpet to chat with all of the high-profile guests, and you can check out interviews with Tyne Daly, Steven Pasquale, Tony Danza and more!

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 7, 2014

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, currently in previews. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, officially opened Sunday night, October 5. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night and below, you can check out interviews with the cast and creative team!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2014

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, currently in previews. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, will officially open on Sunday, October 5. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens On Bringing THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2014

Watch Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens as they talk about bringing the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway. In the fifth and sixth segments in a six-part series, Haddon and Stephens continue their discussions about adapting the best-selling book into a stage play and bringing the play from the West End to Broadway.


Francesca Faridany Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Francesca Faridany been in?
Francesca Faridany has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Francesca Faridany been in?
Francesca Faridany has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Francesca Faridany been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Half-Life of Marie Curie Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Strange Interlude .

What awards has Francesca Faridany won?
Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Strange Interlude.