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Geneva Carr

 
Birth Place:
Jackson, Mississippi
Bio:
Geneva Carr: New York Theater: Hand to God (EST), Trevor (Lesser America), Just Sex (StageFarm), I Wanna Destroy You (At Hand Theater Company), Finding Claire (Theater for a New City), Rose’s Dilemma (MTC), Clash by Night (Naked Angels), Betty’s Summer Vacation (Playwrights Horizons), Boise ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Jackson, Mississippi

Bio:
Geneva Carr: New York Theater: Hand to God (EST), Trevor (Lesser America), Just Sex (StageFarm), I Wanna Destroy You (At Hand Theater Company), Finding Claire (Theater for a New City), Rose’s Dilemma (MTC), Clash by Night (Naked Angels), Betty’s Summer Vacation (Playwrights Horizons), Boise ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
All-Female Staged Reading, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Benefit Reading, 2017
Faye Kettering
Dot Diamond
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Production, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Margery
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2014
Margery
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Voice #2
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Caitlin O'Hare [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
All-Female Staged Reading, 2018
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Benefit Reading, 2017
Faye Kettering

Dot Diamond

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Production, 2016
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Margery

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2014
Margery

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Voice #2

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Caitlin O'Hare [Replacement]

Geneva Carr Biography

Geneva Carr: New York Theater: Hand to God (EST), Trevor (Lesser America), Just Sex (StageFarm), I Wanna Destroy You (At Hand Theater Company), Finding Claire (Theater for a New City), Rose’s Dilemma (MTC), Clash by Night (Naked Angels), Betty’s Summer Vacation (Playwrights Horizons), Boise (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater). Regional Theatre: North American Tour of The Vagina Monologues, Rabbit Hole (Huntington Theater), How the Other Half Loves, Time of My Life, Relatively Speaking (Westport Country Playhouse). TV: “Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell”, “Elementary”, “Blue Bloods”, “Royal Pains”, “The Onion News Network”, “The Good Wife”, “Rescue Me”, “Person of Interest”, “Hope & Faith”, “Law & Order”, “Sex and The City”. Film: Creative Control, Completely Normal, It’s Complicated, Love and Other Drugs, College Road Trip, Company Retreat, Then She Found Me, One Last Thing, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Undead, Alter Egos, Darkroom, High Maintenance.

Geneva Carr Awards and Nominations

 
Theatre World Awards - 2015 - Theatre World Award Gold Star
Geneva Carr, Hand to God
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Geneva Carr, Hand to God

Geneva Carr News

Photos: Go Backstage with the 2022 Theatre World Awards Winners Photo Photos: Go Backstage with the 2022 Theatre World Awards Winners
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 8, 2022

On Monday night, the Theatre World Awards celebrated the 2022 Theatre World Award Honorees, a special 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award to 21 cast members making their Broadway debut in the Broadway Revival of The Music Man, the 13th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater Honoree Michael Oberholtzer, and the 9th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Harvey Fierstein.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 2022 Theatre World Awards Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 2022 Theatre World Awards
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 8, 2022

The Theatre World Awards celebrated the 2022 Theatre World Award Honorees, a special 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award to 21 cast members making their Broadway debut in the Broadway Revival of The Music Man, the 13th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater Honoree Michael Oberholtzer, and the 9th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Harvey Fierstein at the historic 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony that returned to a live in-person presentation on the set of the Jeffrey Richards production of the critically acclaimed Broadway Revival of American Buffalo.

 Photo
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

Laurissa Romain to Perform at The Green Room 42 in Birthday Celebration Photo Laurissa Romain to Perform at The Green Room 42 in Birthday Celebration
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 20, 2022

Laurissa Romain aka 'Lala' will release new original music at her Birthday Celebration Concert. The event is set for Thursday, March 31st at 7pm at The Green Room 42. Audiences are invited to join Laurissa 'Lala' Romain, as the night will double as the official release party for her latest new songs, which she premieres a brand new set. You won't want to miss out on seeing the first live performance by Lala's special guests; the newest boyband sensation, 'Outloud,' (@outloudboys). 

Westport Country Playhouse Partners With WSHU For A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Westport Country Playhouse Partners With WSHU For A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2021

In the spirit of the holiday season, Westport Country Playhouse Radio Theater, a free-of-charge broadcast series, will reprise from last year the inventive audio play, “A Merry Little Christmas Carol,” airing on WSHU Radio on Saturday, December 25, at 3:06 p.m. (following the national news), with a rebroadcast on Sunday, December 26, at 3:06 p.m.

SEX & THE CITY Stars Who Have Bowed on Broadway Photo SEX & THE CITY Stars Who Have Bowed on Broadway
by Michael Major - Dec 12, 2021

Sex and the City has returned for a new spin-off series, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis. Read about the many Broadway appearances from the casts of different incarnations of the beloved franchise, including Chris Noth, David Eigenberg, Mario Cantone, and Kim Cattrall.

Imagine This Women's International Film Festival Announced Photo Imagine This Women's International Film Festival Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021

Imagine This Women's International Film Festival will host its Sixth annual festival virtually, from September 24th - October 3rd.

VIDEO: Watch Geneva Carr, Adriane Lenox and Nicole Lynn Evans Perform PERIOD PIECE Mo Photo VIDEO: Watch Geneva Carr, Adriane Lenox and Nicole Lynn Evans Perform PERIOD PIECE Monologues
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021

Each Period Piece performance offers a completely unique evening, featuring 12 different monologues performed by 12 different actors.

VIDEO: Watch Isabelle McCalla and Julie Halston Perform PERIOD PIECE Monologues Photo VIDEO: Watch Isabelle McCalla and Julie Halston Perform PERIOD PIECE Monologues
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2021

More than sixty performers and playwrights from stage and screen are joining together for Period Piece, a special project to destigmatize menstrual cycles. This original work about periods and the people who get them is being streamed for three distinctive performances.

Jennifer Westfeldt, Adriane Lenox, Alison Wright and More Join PERIOD PIECE Play Seri Photo Jennifer Westfeldt, Adriane Lenox, Alison Wright and More Join PERIOD PIECE Play Series
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021

Stage and screen stars Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein), Alison Wright (“The Americans”), Tony Award-winner Adriane Lenox (Doubt), US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, Scott Turner Schofield ('The Bold And The Beautiful') and Kimberly Guerrero (August: Osage County) have joined the cast of Period Piece.

Geneva Carr Videos

TBT: Celebrating Sarah Stiles' Birthday! VideoTBT: Celebrating Sarah Stiles' Birthday!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2019

Today we're celebrating the birthday of two-time Tony nominee Sarah Stiles! In honor of the occasion, we're throwing it back her opening night in the Tony-nominated play Hand to God alongside her co-stars Steven Boyer, Geneva Carr, Marc Kudisch, Michael Oberholtzer, and of course Tyrone the Puppet. Check out all the footage below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's INCOGNITO!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2016

Incognito, the American premiere of the new play written by Nick Payne (Constellations) and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (The Father, Doubt, Outside Mullingar), is currently in previews and will open on Tuesday, May 24 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The cast of the limited engagement features Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Geneva Carr (Hand To God), Charlie Cox (Netflix's 'Daredevil'), Heather Lind (AMC's 'Turn: Washington's Spies'), and Drama Desk Award nominee Morgan Spector (Ironbound). Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Teasers and Trailers for CBS' Fall 2016 Pickups - STAR TREK, TRAINING DAY & More!
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2016

In 2016-2017, CBS will expand its comedy lineup, increasing the number of comedies from four to eight, compared to last fall, and programming two two-hour blocks on Mondays and Thursdays. Check out trailers below!

BWW TV: Meet the Company of MTC's INCOGNITO - Charlie Cox, Geneva Carr, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2016

Charlie Cox, Heather Lind, Geneva Carr, and Morgan Spector will soon star in Nick Payne's new play INCOGNITO at Manhattan Theatre Club. Tony winner Doug Hughes (THE FATHER, DOUBT, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR) will take the helm. INCOGNITO will begin its limited run on Tuesday, May 3 ahead of an official opening night of May 24 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge dropped by the rehearsal studio to meet the company - check out the footage here!

STAGE TUBE: Meet London's Next Big Star - HAND TO GOD's Tyrone!
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2016

Below, check out a just-released short film, introducing Tyrone - the truth-telling sock puppet - and star of Hand to God, who is about to cause havoc inLondon's West End, following a hugely successful Broadway run. The show opens for previews at the Vaudeville Theatre on Friday 5th February, the Press Night is Monday 15th February.

VIDEO: Bob Saget Talks Return to Broadway in HAND TO GOD on 'The View'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 10, 2015

The actor stopped by ABC's THE VIEW to talk about his latest project and explained, 'the press department says it's a combination of BOOK OF MORMON and AVENUE Q, if they had a baby it would be this play.'

BWW TV: BWW Exclusive - Christopher Sieber Talks Tonight's Episode of LAW & ORDER SVU
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 4, 2015

Below, BWW brings you an exclusive interview with Christopher Sieber, now starring in Broadway's MATILDA THE MUSICAL.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Chris Sieber, Andy Karl Guest on Next LAW & ORDER: SVU
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 23, 2015

On the next episode of NBC's LAW AND ORDER: SVU titled 'Patrimonial Burden', the SVU investigates an unraveling web of secrets when the virtuous 13 year-old daughter of a famous reality TV family discovers she's pregnant.

BWW TV: Saget's Back! HAND TO GOD Gets Ready to Welcome a New Pastor Greg
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 22, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, comedy and television icon Bob Saget will step into the role of 'Pastor Greg' in the Tony® Award-nominated comedy Hand to God beginning November 3, 2015 through the production's previously announced closing on January 3, 2016. Saget returns to Broadway after making his Broadway debut in 2007 in the Tony® winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone. He will join current Hand to Godcast members Steven Boyer, Geneva Carr,Sarah Stiles, and Michael Oberholtzer. 3-time Tony® nominee Marc Kudisch, who originated the role of 'Pastor Greg', exits the production on November 1st to begin production on Baritones Unbound. Hand to God plays at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street) through January 3, 2016 before immediately transferring to London's West End, with performances beginning on February 5, 2016 at the famed Vaudeville Theatre.

VIDEO: HAND TO GOD Reacts to Phone-Charging Incident with Hilarious New Promo
by Stage Tube - Jul 7, 2015

HAND TO GOD turned to their official Facebook page to share not only BWW's feature story on how our readers reacted to the incident (read it here!), but also a hilarious video offering audience members an extra perk if they attend the show.


Geneva Carr Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Geneva Carr been in?
Geneva Carr has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Geneva Carr been in?
Geneva Carr has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Geneva Carr been nominated for?
Theatre World Award (Theatre World Awards) for Hand to God and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Hand to God .

What awards has Geneva Carr won?
Theatre World Award (Theatre World Awards) for Hand to God.