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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 ... (read complete bio)
 

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 ... (read complete bio)

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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 Biography

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.

Henny Russell Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 2017 - Ensemble Gold Star
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Henny Russell News

The Old Globe and University Of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents A  Photo The Old Globe and University Of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2021

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 Photo Globe/USD Shiley M.F.A. Program Present TWELFTH NIGHT
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2019

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 Photo BWW Review: ADMISSIONS Educates Audiences With Examination of White Privilege
by Tanya Seale - Oct 30, 2018

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 Sh Photo The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2018

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 Photo New Independent Film BUSHWICK BEATS To Open Bushwick Film Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 10, 2018

A new independent film based in the heart of Brooklyn's hot Bushwick neighborhood entitled ‚ÄúBushwick Beats‚ÄĚ 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 JU Photo The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents JULIUS CAESAR
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2018

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 Photo ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Henny Russell to Star in The Rep's ADMISSIONS
by Julie Musbach - Oct 2, 2018

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 Photo 'Bushwick Beats' Opens the 11th Annual Bushwick Film Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 27, 2018

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
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

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!
by Nicole Rosky - May 22, 2017

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¬ģ. 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¬ģ 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.

Henny Russell Videos

STAGE TUBE: On This Day, March 8- Helen MIrren Receives a Royal Opening for THE AUDIENCE on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2017

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.

VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Talks Being the 'Queen' of Broadway on 'Late Night'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 21, 2015

Helen Mirren stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT to talk about being the Queen of Broadway in the critically acclaimed play THE AUDIENCE. Check out clips from the performance below!

VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Talks Meeting The Queen on 'Live'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 31, 2015

THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren stopped by LIVE today and talked about meeting the Queen of England (and getting "Queenitis") with Kelly Ripa and co-host Mark Cuban.

VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Says Don't Call Her 'Sexy': 'It's Totally Overused'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 31, 2015

Helen Mirren stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about her new film 'Woman in Gold' and her starring role as Queen Elizabeth II in Broadway's THE AUDIENCE. Check out the appearance below!

VIDEO: Helen Mirren Talks THE AUDIENCE & More on 'Tonight Show'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 31, 2015

Helen talks to Jimmy about her adventures traveling on New York City trains while commuting to her Broadway play, THE AUDIENCE.

BWW TV: Long May She Reign! Helen Mirren & More Celebrate Opening Night of THE AUDIENCE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returns to Broadway as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. The production opened last night, March 8, 2015, and runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night, and below, you can check out interviews with Mirren and the rest of the cast at the aftetr party!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE AUDIENCE with Neil Patrick Harris, Tyne Daly & More!
by TV - Red Carpets - Mar 9, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returns to Broadway as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. The production opened last night, March 8, 2015, and runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with the night's biggest guests before the curtain went up, and below, you can check out interviews with Tyne Daly, Taylor Hackford, David Burtka, Neil Patrick Harris & more!

BWW TV: First Look Video from THE AUDIENCE on Broadway!
by Robert Diamond - Mar 7, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren opens on Broadway on Sunday night as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. We've got a first look at scenes from the limited engagement, which runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street, New York, NY).

VIDEO: Helen Mirren Talks Portraying and Meeting Queen Elizabeth II
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2015

Helen Mirren returns to the Broadway stage to portray Queen Elizabeth II for the second time, having previously portrayed her in the 2006 film, THE QUEEN. In the following interview, Mirren discusses playing the icon and even meeting her. Check it out below!

BWW TV: Chatting with Rebecca Hall and the Company of MACHINAL on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 18, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on December 20 and opened Thursday night, Jan. 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand at the after party to chat with the entire company. Check out what they had to say below!


Henny Russell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Henny Russell been in?
Henny Russell has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Henny Russell been in?
Henny Russell has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Henny Russell been nominated for?
Ensemble (Obie Awards) for Oslo .

What awards has Henny Russell won?
Ensemble (Obie Awards) for Oslo.