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Henny Russell BIO

LCT: Oslo. Broadway: The Audience, Machinal, The Winslow Boy, The Other Place, Lombardi, The Royal Family, Impressionism, Major Barbara. Off-Broadway: Napoleon in Exile (59E59), Fuddy Meers (Minetta Lane), Boy Gets Girl (MTC). Regional includes Old Globe, Denver Center, Cincinnati Playhouse, Yale Rep, Hartford Stage, Pittsburgh Public, RepTheatre of St. Louis, Cleveland Play House, Merrimack Rep, Barrington Stage, Two River, Indiana Rep, Virginia Stage Co., Paper Mill Playhouse. Film: Bridge of Spies, Freeheld, Growing Up Smith, Kilimanjaro, You Don't Know Jack, Revolutionary Road, Tie a Yellow Ribbon, Loopy. TV: "The Good Fight," "Elementary," "The Leftovers," "Unforgettable," "Law & Order: SVU," "Possible Side Effects," "Law & Order," "Gossip Girl," "Hope & Faith." For my Norwegian mother, Tordis.

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Henny Russell STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Marianne Holst

Toril Grandal

[Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Original Production, 2016
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Queen's Secretary

Mistress of the Robes

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2014
Performer

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2013
Violet

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Marie Lombardi (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Revival, 2009
Miss Peake

Della (Understudy)

Julie Cavendish (Understudy)

Kitty Dean (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Julia Davidson (Understudy)

Katharine Keenan (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Sarah Undershaft

Barbara Undershaft (Understudy)


Henny Russell Movies

[2004]Corn Supermarket Customer

[2007]Tie a Yellow Ribbon Landlord, Jenny's Mom

[2013]Kilimanjaro Ellen

[2015]Freeheld Dr. Sarah Tonner

[2015]Bridge of Spies Receptionist

[2017]Bikini Moon City Clerk

[2019]Brooklyn Love Stories Joyce

[2021]The Magnificent Meyersons Jackie


Henny Russell TV Shows

Hightown Dr. Sheila Larkin

Law & Order Kate Orris, Agent Melanie Moran

Henny Russell Awards and Nominations

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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.

The Old Globe and University Of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program's presentation of William Shakespeare's enchanting comedy classic A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Globe/USD Shiley M.F.A. Program Present TWELFTH NIGHT

The Old Globe today announced its latest cast and creative team as the illustrious actors in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program expertly perform William Shakespeare's magical comedy Twelfth Night, directed by Jesse Perez, the program's Director of Professional Training and a noted actor (Off Broadway's Party People, the Globe's Romeo and Juliet, La Jolla Playhouse's Seize the King). The classical actors of tomorrow will bring to life a world filled with some of the Bard's most unforgettable characters and memorable moments. Twelfth Night will run November 2a?"10, 2019 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, November 2 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to Twelfth Night are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office.

BWW Review: ADMISSIONS Educates Audiences With Examination of White Privilege

Admissions, a brand-new dramedy by playwright Joshua Harmon, provides a timely and realistic view into contemporary upper-middle-class liberalism, with its barbed humor and challenging subject matter.

The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Directed by Allegra Libonati, the classic political tragedy will run October 20-28, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, October 20 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to Julius Caesar are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office.

New Independent Film BUSHWICK BEATS To Open Bushwick Film Festival

A new independent film based in the heart of Brooklyn's hot Bushwick neighborhood entitled “Bushwick Beats” will get its international premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival in the San Francisco area followed by a red carpet reception and screening at the opening party of the Bushwick Film Festival in New York City tonight

The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents JULIUS CAESAR

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Directed by Allegra Libonati, the classic political tragedy will run October 20-28, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, October 20 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to Julius Caesar are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office.

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Henny Russell to Star in The Rep's ADMISSIONS

The Rep is kicking off its 2018-2019 Studio Theatre season with Admissions, Joshua Harmon's 2018 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Play. Directed by Steven Woolf, it's a biting piece of theatre whose acidic humor goes straight for the throat.

'Bushwick Beats' Opens the 11th Annual Bushwick Film Festival

The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) has announced details for their official 2018 Opening Night, sponsored by Spectrum. The festivities will kick off on Wednesday, October 10th at House of Yes in Brooklyn with a Red Carpet Reception and screening of 'Bushwick Beats'-a film created by six diverse directors each exploring the theme of unconditional love through varying storylines set under the evolving urban landscape of Bushwick. 'Bushwick Beats' features actors Britt Baron (Glow, Grey's Anatomy), Henny Russell (Orange is the New Black), Britne Oldford (American Horror Story), Marlene Ginader (Maniac), Mugga (Billions), Nadia Dajani (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Hazelle Goodman (Heat, Hannibal), Keenan Jolliff (Monsters and Men, The Get Down, ), Max Baker (Hail, Caesar!, Revolutionary Road).The films directors, along with some cast and crew will join for a Q&A after the screening. Following the screening, BFF's official liquor sponsor, Brugal 1888, will present an after party at Lot 45, where guests will have the chance to enjoy Brugal 1888 and Partida Tequila signature cocktails, a VIP tasting lounge and music from MixMag Allstars featuring DJ Day-Cart. For more information on Bushwick Film Festival, please visit: www.bushwickfilmfestival.com.

Tony-Winning Best Play OSLO Extends at Lincoln Center Theater

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that it will extend the run of J.T. Rogers' OLSO, winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play, through Sunday, July 16 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

See All the Winners from the 62nd Annual Obie Awards!

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, Owner) are thrilled to announce the winners of the 62nd Annual Obie Awards®. Jennifer Kidwell & Scott R. Sheppard's Underground Railroad Game, produced by Ars Nova, and J.T. Roger's Oslo, produced by Lincoln Center Theater, shared the Obie Awards for Best New American Theatre Work, which is accompanied by a $500 prize each. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel received a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement. Obie and Screen Actors Guild® Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria returned as host of this year's ceremony, which was held at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street). A complete list of the awards is given below.

OSLO, Starring Jefferson Mays and Jennifer Ehle, Bows Tomorrow on Broadway

A friendly reminder! Lincoln Center Theater's smash hit production of J.T. Rogers' new play OSLO, directed by Bartlett Sher, re-opens tomorrow night, Thursday April 13, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street), after a sold-out run last summer off-Broadway at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.

Photo Flash: First Look at Jefferson Mays, Jennifer Ehle and More Bringing Top-Secret Politics to Broadway in OSLO

Lincoln Center Theater's production of the critically acclaimed J.T. Rogers' play Oslo, is currently in previews at Broadway's Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th Street). The production, directed by Bartlett Sher, opens on Thursday, April 13, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

LCT's OSLO, Starring Jennifer Ehle and Jefferson Mays, Launches Online Ticket Lottery This Week

Lincoln Center Theater has announced an online ticket lottery for its production of the critically acclaimed J.T. Rogers' play OSLO, beginning with the play's first preview this Thursday, March 23 at 8pm at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th Street).  The production, directed by Bartlett Sher, opens on Thursday, April 13.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day, March 8- Helen MIrren Receives a Royal Opening for THE AUDIENCE on Broadway

stufffOn this day in 2015, Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returned to Broadway with a stunning portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. The production nabbed two Tony Awards, one for Mirren in the Leading Actress in a Play category and the other for Featured Actor in a Play, taken home by Richard McCabe for his portrayal of Harold Wilson.

THE AUDIENCE Kicks Off the 2016/17 Season at The Maltz Jupiter Theatre

A riveting new play that swept Broadway last season will open the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's 2016/17 season, Let Us Entertain You!

The Maltz Jupiter to Present THE AUDIENCE

For more than sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has held private weekly meetings with each Prime Minister, from Churchill to Cameron. In these intimate and sometimes explosive conversations, we see glimpses of the woman who wears the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch. Go behind the walls of Buckingham Palace and into the private chambers of Queen Elizabeth II for the audience in Peter Morgan's riveting new play that swept Broadway last season. Sponsored by the John McDonald Company. Learn More

BWW Interview: OSLO's Jennifer Ehle and the Mission Possible

The Lincoln Center drama is a riveting depiction of a historical moment in diplomacy, leavened with whisky, waffles and a lot of furniture moving.

Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO, Starring Jennifer Ehle and Jefferson Mays, to Move to Broadway Next Spring

Just in, Lincoln Center Theater has announced that it will move its critically acclaimed production of J.T. Rogers' new play Oslo, directed by Bartlett Sher, to the Vivian Beaumont Theater next spring.

VIDEO: A Montage of Scenes From J.T. Rogers' Fascinating OSLO

J.T. Rogers' emotional and darkly comic drama tells of the negotiations that led to the Oslo Accords.

Henny Russell FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Henny Russell has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

Henny Russell has not appeared in the West End.

Henny Russell has been nominated for the Ensemble category at the Obie Awards for her performance in the show Oslo.

Henny Russell has won an Ensemble award (Obie Awards) for their performance in the Broadway show "Oslo".

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