Janet McTeer

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Janet McTeer is a Golden Globe, Tony and Olivier Award winning actress. She is known for her role in the Netflix series 'Ozark" and opposite Krysten Ritter in season two of Marvel's "Jessica Jones." Additionally, she starred in a lead role opposite Elizabeth Olsen in "Sorry For Your Loss," a 10-episode half-hour dark comedy series for Facebook Watch. Janet McTeer was last seen on Broadway in Bernhardt/Hamlet at Roundabout Theatre.

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Roundabout Theatre Company Original Broadway Production, 2018
Sarah Bernhardt

Donmar Warehouse Broadway Revival Production, 2016
La Marquise de Merteuil

2016 Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2016

[West End]
Donmar Warehouse Production, 2015
La Marquise De Mereuil

Broadway Revival, 2009
Mary Stuart

Original Broadway Production, 2009
Veronica [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 1997
Nora Helmer

Janet McTeer Movies

[1986]Half Moon Street Van Arkady's Secretary

[1988]Hawks Hazel

[1989]Precious Bane Prue Sarn

[1991]The Black Velvet Gown Riah Millican

[1992]A Masculine Ending Loretta Lawson

[1992]Wuthering Heights Ellen Dean

[1993]Don't Leave Me This Way Loretta Lawson

[1995]Carrington Vanessa Bell

[1996]Saint-Ex Genevieve de Ville-Franche

[1998]Velvet Goldmine Female Narrator - Voice

[1999]Tumbleweeds Mary Jo Walker

[2000]Waking the Dead Caroline Pierce

[2000]The King Is Alive Liz

[2000]Songcatcher Lily Penleric

[2002]The Intended Sarah Morris

[2005]Tideland Dell

[2006]As You Like It Audrey

[2007]Daphne Gertrude Lawrence

[2009]Into the Storm Clementine Churchill

[2011]Weekends at Bellevue Diane Wallace

[2011]Albert Nobbs Hubert Page

[2011]Cat Run Helen Bingham

[2011]Island Phyllis

[2012]Hannah Arendt Mary McCarthy

[2012]The Woman in Black Mrs. Daily


[2014]Maleficent Narrator - Voice

[2015]Angelica Anne Montague

[2015]Fathers & Daughters Carolyn

[2015]Insurgent Edith Prior

[2016]Allegiant Edith Prior

[2016]National Theatre Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses Marquise de Merteuil

[2016]The Exception Princess Hermine

[2016]Me Before You Camilla Traynor

[2016]Paint It Black Meredith

[2022]The Menu Lillian

[2022]Glimpse Lucienne

[2024]Mission: Impossible 8

Janet McTeer TV Shows

Juliet Bravo Esther Pearson

Gems Stephanie Wilde

Theatre Night Miss Julie

Les Girls Susan

Portrait of a Marriage Vita Sackville-West

The Play on One Dr. Juliet Horwitz

[ 1990-1991]Screen One Adult Claudie, Caroline

[ 1990-1993]Screen Two Madeleine Severn, Céleste Albaret

Jackanory Storyteller

[ 1995-1996]The Governor Helen Hewitt

Marple Anne Protheroe

The Amazing Mrs Pritchard Catherine Walker

Five Days DS Amy Foster

Sense & Sensibility Mrs. Dashwood

Psychoville Cheryl

Hunter DS Amy Foster

Parade's End Mrs. Satterthwaite

Damages Kate Franklin

The White Queen Jacquetta Woodville

The Honourable Woman Dame Julia Walsh

Battle Creek Commander Kim Guziewicz

Jessica Jones Alisa Jones

[ 2018-2019]Sorry for Your Loss Amy

[ 2018-2020]Ozark Helen Pierce

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Huey Lewis Musical THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Will Arrive on Broadway in 2024

As BroadwayWorld first reported in September, The Heart of Rock and Roll is coming to Broadway! Producers Hunter Arnold, Tyler Mitchell and Kayla Greenspan announced that the new musical inspired by the iconic songs of Huey Lewis and The News, will open on Broadway at The James Earl Jones Theatre.

The National Theatre's Learning Activity is Now in Every Local Authority in the UK

The National Theatre’s Learning activity is now present in every local authority across the UK through its in-person and digital programmes. The NT’s active engagement with schools, teachers and young people is a key part of its mission to support the next generation of theatre makers and creators across the UK. The NT aims to inspire creativity, fire imaginations and boost skills for the future workforce of the sector and to build a more creative nation. 

Olivier Awards 2023: See All Award Winners!

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, was celebrated at the Royal Albert Hall on 2 April. Hosted by renowned stage and screen actor Hannah Waddingham, a three-time Olivier Award nominee herself, the Olivier Awards celebrate the world-class status of London theatre, and are Britain's most prestigious stage honours. Here are this year's award winners!

Eddie Izzard, Tim Minchin, Lea Salonga, and More Will Present at the 2023 Olivier Awards

Ahead of the ceremony this Sunday (2 April), the Olivier Awards 2023 with Mastercard has announced its line-up of presenters for the event taking place at the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Hannah Waddingham.

Danny DeVito Will Return to Broadway in Theresa Rebeck's I NEED THAT; Roundabout Announces 2023-2024 Season

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced the Broadway and Off-Broadway line-up for the 2023-2024 season. Check out all the details on who, what, when, and where!

BroadwayWorld's Olivier Awards 2023 Predictions

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, is nearly upon us. BroadwayWorld UK's editor Aliya Al-Hassan and reviewers Kerrie Nicholson and Cheryl Markosky discuss the main nominations: who should win, who will win and who missed out!

Did You Know? These 10 Actors Played the Role of Nora in A DOLL'S HOUSE!

A Doll's House is officially back on Broadway! This all new revival is led by Jessica Chastain, taking on the iconic role of 'Nora Helmer' in Henrik Ibsen's landmark drama. While Chastain is the latest star to portray Nora, many have done so before her. Here is a list of 10 actors you may not have known played Nora in A Doll's House!

The 2023 Olivier Award Nominations Are Announced

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, celebrates the brightest and best of London's world-leading theatre industry with a starry ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 2 April. Check out a full list of nominations!

Playwright Theresa Rebeck Will Direct Reading of MAURITUS at Westport Country Playhouse

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of Theresa Rebeck's thriller, “Mauritius,” on Monday, March 13, at 7 p.m., directed by the playwright herself. The play's title refers to the island of Mauritius, the origin of two extremely valuable, rare stamps that incite a conflict to gain their possession.

Review: PHAEDRA, National Theatre

Simon Stone's contemporary twist on Seneca's tragedy is as ferocious as it is thrilling

Backyard Renaissance Announces The Cast of Yasmina Reza's GOD OF CARNAGE

In 2015, Backyard Renaissance's (BYR) first production out-of-the-gate was very much a couple-thing. Helmed by Director Lisa Berger and starring her husband Mike Sears, BYR founders, husband-and-wife team Francis Gercke and Jessica John, produced and co-starred in the production of Jez Butterworth's Parlour Song.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For PHAEDRA at the National Theatre

Rehearsal images for Phaedra are released today, as writer-director Simon Stone (Yerma, Young Vic) makes his National Theatre debut reimagining Seneca’s famous tragedy in this striking new play.

INTO THE WOODS Broadway Production is Coming to the Ahmanson Summer 2023

The Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony Award-winning triumph, “Into the Woods,” will play a series of exclusive engagements across the U.S. in 2023, including Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.

PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre

Jodie Comer will make her highly anticipated Broadway debut in the US premiere of Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller. Prima Facie opens on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at the Golden Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

Leah Harvey, Rose Ayling-Ellis, Alfred Enoch & Martha Plimpton to Star in AS YOU LIKE IT @sohoplace

Nica Burns has announced a new production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, directed by Josie Rourke, starring Leah Harvey as Rosalind, Rose Ayling-Ellis as Celia, Alfred Enoch as Orlando and with Martha Plimpton in the role of Jaques.

Callum Scott Howells and Janet McTeer to Star in Upcoming National Theatre Productions

The National Theatre has announced upcoming programming, starring Callum Scott Howells, Janet McTeer and Fay Ripley, including three new productions, Shakespeare In Schools and a US tour.

Dorset Theatre Festival Opens World Premiere of THIRST Directed By Theresa Rebeck

Dorset Theatre Festival's 45th Season of professional summer theatre will conclude with the World Premiere of Thirst, written by Irish-American playwright Ronán Noone, directed by the Festival's resident playwright, Theresa Rebeck. 

Antaeus Sets L.A. Premiere Of EVERYBODY In Glendale, Running September 16-October 17

Antaeus Theatre Company presents the Los Angeles premiere of Everybody, a funny, provocative and very modern riff on a 15th-century morality play by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Jennifer Chang.

Theresa Rebeck Joins Broadway-Aimed Musical WORKING GIRL as New Book Writer

Award-winning Broadway playwright Theresa Rebeck will write the book for the Broadway-aimed Working Girl. While she's had more plays produced on Broadway than any female playwright of our time, Working Girl would mark Rebeck's Broadway debut as a book writer for a musical.

'Killing Eve' Star Jodie Comer Will Make Broadway Debut in PRIMA FACIE

Killing Eve star Jodie Comer is coming to Broadway! The Emmy and BAFTA winner will make her Broadway debut in Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller, directed by Justin Martin.


Janet McTeer has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

Janet McTeer has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Janet McTeer's first West End show was Les Liasons Dangereuses which opened in 2015

Janet McTeer has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. These include the Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for "Bernhardt/Hamlet," the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "Bernhardt/Hamlet," the Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," the Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "Mary Stuart," the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "Mary Stuart," the Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for "Mary Stuart," the Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "A Doll's House," the Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for "A Doll's House," the Best Actress - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for "A Doll's House," the Performance (Theatre World Awards) for "A Doll's House," the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "A Doll's House," the Actress of the Year (Olivier Awards) for "Uncle Vanya," the Actress of the Year (Olivier Awards) for "Uncle Vanya," and the Most Promising Newcomer of the Year in Theatre (Olivier Awards) for "The Grace Of Mary Traverse."

Janet McTeer has won several awards for her outstanding performances in various plays. She received the Outstanding Actress in a Play award from the Drama Desk Awards for her role in "Mary Stuart." Additionally, she was honored with the Outstanding Actress - Play award from the Drama Desk Awards for her performance in "A Doll's House." McTeer also won the Best Actress award at the Olivier Awards for her role in "A Doll's House." She was recognized with the Best Actress - Play award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the same play. Furthermore, McTeer received the Performance award from the Theatre World Awards for her outstanding performance in "A Doll's House." Lastly, she won the prestigious Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play award at the Tony Awards for her role in "A Doll's House."

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