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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 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.

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Francesca Faridany 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)


Francesca Faridany Movies

[1997]Conceiving Ada Emmy Coer

[2017]Love After Love Karen

[2018]Black Panther Museum Director

[2021]False Positive Coraline


Francesca Faridany TV Shows

Law & Order Dana Clarkson, Betsy Braun

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Claire Gilbert, Sarah, Amy Tanner

Manifest Fiona Clarke

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

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Review: THE EMPRESS, Lyric Hammersmith

There are meaty themes, moments of humour and insight, and the standard of professionalism you’d expect from a Royal Shakespeare Company production first staged in Stratford in 2013 and now playing at the Lyric Hammersmith. But somehow Tanika Gupta’s script doesn’t quite take off.

Royal Shakespeare Company's THE EMPRESS Transfers to the Lyric Hammersmith

This autumn the Royal Shakespeare Company brings their acclaimed play The Empress by Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Artistic Associate Tanika Gupta to the Lyric! Learn more about the play and how to get tickets ehre!

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of LUCY at the Minetta Lane Theatre

Check out photos from opening night of Audible Theater's world premiere production of Lucy, written and directed by BAFTA Award nominee Erica Schmidt.

Theater Stories: CURIOUS INCIDENT, THE BAND'S VISIT, THE INHERITANCE and More About the Ethel Barrymore Theatre

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

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

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 AND STRUGGLE

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 Only

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

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 Lauren Gunderson's THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE

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

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

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

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 – one block south of W. 3rd Street), Audible's creative home for live performances in New York.

Audible's THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Will Begin Performances Tomorrow

The Half-Life of Marie Curie, an Audible-commissioned world premiere 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) as Hertha Ayrton and Francesca Faridany (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) as Marie Curie, begins performances tomorrow - Tuesday, November 12 - 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: In Rehearsal with THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE

Get a peek inside rehearsals for the world premiere of The Half-Life of Marie Curie

BWW TV: Kate Mulgrew, Francesca Faridany & More Talk THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE

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).

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BULL on CBS - Monday, October 28, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of BULL, airing on CBS on Monday, October 28, 2019!

Kate Mulgrew Will Lead THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE at the Minetta Lane Theatre

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 (a?oeOrange is the New Black,a?? Equus) and Francesca Faridany (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time).

GIFF Announces Dynamic 2018 Feature Film Competition Lineup for 12th International Film Festival

The Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF) is proud to announce the dynamic 2018 Feature Film Competition Lineup. The festival includes 35 U.S., international and documentary features, as well as other programming, to kick-off its 12th festival season. GIFF will begin on Tuesday, March 20th with the opening night musical/drama, Stuck, starring Giancarlo Esposito, Amy Madigan and Ashanti. 

Red Bull Theater presents Molière's DON JUAN

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) today announced the cast for their next REVELATION READING, Moliere's Don Juan, adapted & directed by Stephen Wadsworth: Mary Bacon, Gilbert Cruz, Francesca Faridany, Adam Green, Adam Greer, Allen Tedder, Adam Stein, Mary Testa, and Raphael Nash Thompson, on Monday February 12th at 7:30 PM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). Stephen Wadsworth's version of Don Juan was commissioned by the Seattle Repertory Theatre and the McCarter Theatre and has recently been published by Smith and Kraus.

Francesca Faridany FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Francesca Faridany has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

Francesca Faridany has not appeared in the West End.

Francesca Faridany has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for her role in "The Half-Life of Marie Curie." Additionally, she received a nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time." Faridany also earned a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play at the Helen Hayes Awards for her role in "Strange Interlude."

Francesca Faridany has won the Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play award at the Helen Hayes Awards for her performance in Strange Interlude.

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