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Judith Ivey

 
Birth Place:
El Paso, TX, USA
Bio:
Ivey is an American actress and theatre director. She twice won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performances in Steaming (1981) and Hurlyburly (1984). Ivey also appeared in several films and television series. For her role in What the Deaf Man Heard (1997), she was ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 04, 1951 (70)

Birth Place: El Paso, TX, USA

Bio:
Ivey is an American actress and theatre director. She twice won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performances in Steaming (1981) and Hurlyburly (1984). Ivey also appeared in several films and television series. For her role in What the Deaf Man Heard (1997), she was ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Evvie
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Margaret Thatcher
  [Broadway]
2012
Aunt Penniman
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2010
Amanda Wingfield
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Sally Durant Plummer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Lil
  [Broadway]
1991
Kathleen Hogan
  [Broadway]
1987
Ruth
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Bea
  [Broadway]
1984
Bonnie
  [Broadway]
1982
Josie
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1981
Madeleine
Piaf (Standby)
  [Broadway]
1979
Kate [Replacement]
Kate (Understudy)

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Evvie

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Margaret Thatcher

  [Broadway]
2012
Aunt Penniman

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2010
Amanda Wingfield

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Sally Durant Plummer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Lil

  [Broadway]
1991
Kathleen Hogan

  [Broadway]
1987
Ruth

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Bea

  [Broadway]
1984
Bonnie

  [Broadway]
1982
Josie

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1981
Madeleine

Piaf (Standby)

  [Broadway]
1979
Kate [Replacement]

Kate (Understudy)

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director

Judith Ivey Biography

Ivey is an American actress and theatre director. She twice won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performances in Steaming (1981) and Hurlyburly (1984). Ivey also appeared in several films and television series. For her role in What the Deaf Man Heard (1997), she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.

Judith Ivey Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Actress in a Play Gold Star
Judith Ivey, Greater Clements
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Judith Ivey, The Heiress
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Judith Ivey, The Heiress
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Judith Ivey, The Heiress
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Judith Ivey, The Lady With All the Answers
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Judith Ivey , The Lady With All the Answers
 
The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Lead Actress Gold Star
Judith Ivey, The Glass Menagerie
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production
Judith IveyThe Subject Was Roses
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1996 - Best Actress - Play
Judith Ivey, A Fair Country
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Judith Ivey, Park Your Car in Harvard Yard
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1985 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Judith Ivey, Hurlyburly
 
Tony Awards - 1985 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Judith Ivey, Hurlyburly
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1983 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Judith Ivey, Steaming
 
Tony Awards - 1983 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Judith Ivey, Steaming
 
Tony Awards - 1983 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Judith Ivey, Steaming

Judith Ivey News

Brenda Braxton, Judith Ivey, Jefferson Mays & More to Join SHAKESPEARE SONNET SOIREE Photo Brenda Braxton, Judith Ivey, Jefferson Mays & More to Join SHAKESPEARE SONNET SOIREE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

Gingold Theatrical Group today announced that¬†Brenda Braxton, Alison Frasier, Harriet Harris, David Lee Huynh, Judith Ivey, Jefferson Mays, Charlotte Moore, Thom Sesma, Renee Taylor, Jon Patrick Walker, Karen Ziemba,¬†and more¬†will join the¬†SHAKESPEARE SONNET SOIR√ČE¬†in honor of Shakespeare‚Äôs 458th birthday.

Anthony Rapp Will Bring His Solo Show Back to NYC Photo Anthony Rapp Will Bring His Solo Show Back to NYC
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 24, 2022

Original Rent star Anthony Rapp is set to bring his solo show, Without You, back to NYC this spring. Presented by Royal Family Productions and directed by Stephen Maler, Without You will play the Royal Family Performing Arts Space (West 46th Street) April 19-21, 2022.

Westport Country Playhouse to Host Playreading of DOT Photo Westport Country Playhouse to Host Playreading of DOT
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 3, 2022

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of the¬†comedy/drama about mid-life crises and aging parents,¬†‚ÄúDot,‚ÄĚ written by Colman Domingo,¬†star of AMC‚Äôs ‚ÄúFear the Walking Dead,‚Ä̬†and directed by Q. Smith, on Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m. The live performance will be captured on film for on-demand streaming, from Thursday, March 17 through Sunday, March 20. Script in Hand playreadings offer intimate storytelling as professional actors bring the words to life without sets or costumes.

Westport Country Playhouse Presents MURDER BY MISADVENTURE Play Reading Photo Westport Country Playhouse Presents MURDER BY MISADVENTURE Play Reading
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2022

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand play reading of the thriller, ‚ÄúMurder by Misadventure‚ÄĚ by Edward Taylor, before a live audience on Monday, February 21, at 7 p.m.

World Premiere of SENIOR LIVING Directed by Judith Ivey Opens This Friday Photo World Premiere of SENIOR LIVING Directed by Judith Ivey Opens This Friday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2022

In an unprecedented season of five new works in its six-show subscription season, the third new work in the series, Senior Living, opens this Friday, January 28 at 7:30 pm. Initially slated for the 2020-21 season, the show was postponed due to the pandemic.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington's A CROSSING  Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington's A CROSSING Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

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, ‚ÄúA Merry Little Christmas Carol,‚ÄĚ 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.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage's A CRO Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage's A CROSSING Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Photos: PROJECT SHAW Presents VILLAGE WOOING Photo Photos: PROJECT SHAW Presents VILLAGE WOOING
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 14, 2021

Gingold Theatrical Group presented the next presentation of the 2021 - '22 Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).

PROJECT SHAW to Present Maryann Plunkett and Jay O. Sanders in VILLAGE WOOING Photo PROJECT SHAW to Present Maryann Plunkett and Jay O. Sanders in VILLAGE WOOING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2021

Gingold Theatrical Group will¬†present the next presentation of the 2021 ‚Äď ‚Äė22 Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw‚Äôs greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space‚Äôs Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway¬†at 95th Street).¬†

Judith Ivey Videos

VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park & More in THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Season Two Trailer VideoVIDEO: Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park & More in THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Season Two Trailer
by Michael Major - Dec 7, 2021

Topic has released the trailer for season two of The Accidental Wolf starring Tony-winner Kelli O'Hara, Ashley Park, Judith Light, Laurie Metcalf, Denis O'Hare, Marsha Stephanie Blake, and more. In The Accidental Wolf Season 2, six months has passed since Katie (O’Hara) answered a phone call that upended her life. Watch the new trailer now!

BWW Video Exclusive: Judith Ivey, Lindsay Crouse, and More Talk MORNING'S AT SEVEN Of VideoBWW Video Exclusive: Judith Ivey, Lindsay Crouse, and More Talk MORNING'S AT SEVEN Off-Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 15, 2021

Directed by Obie Award winner Dan Wackerman, Morning's At Seven will play a strictly limited 12-week engagement, October 20 - January 9 at Theatre at St. Clements.

Broadway Rewind: THE HEIRESS Arrives on Broadway with Jessica Chastain and Dan Steven VideoBroadway Rewind: THE HEIRESS Arrives on Broadway with Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens in 2012
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 25, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012 for the fourth Broadway revival of The Heiress. Written by Ruth Goetz and Augustus Goetz, it played for 117 performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre, led by Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens in their Broadway debuts.

BWW TV: Lincoln Center Theater's GREATER CLEMENTS Video Montage VideoBWW TV: Lincoln Center Theater's GREATER CLEMENTS Video Montage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 6, 2019

Get a sneak peek of Lincoln Center Theater's production of Samuel D. Hunter's new play, Greater Clements, directed by Davis McCallum. Check out video below! The play features Edmund Donovan, Andrew Garman, Nina Hellman, Judith Ivey, Kate MacCluggage, Ken Narasaki, and Haley Sakamoto. It began previews Thursday, November 14 and opens on Monday, December 9 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.

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.

BWW TV: Stacey Luftig & Daniel Goldstein Receive 2016 Kleban Prizes; Go Inside the Ceremony!
by Randy Rainbow - Feb 23, 2016

The Kleban Foundation recently announced the winners of its 26th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist -- Stacey Luftig -- and its 26th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist -- Daniel Goldstein. Since its inception, Kleban Prize winners have been selected by judging panels comprised of the theatre's most respected artists and administrators. The judges making the final determination this year were two-time Tony Award-winning actress Judith Ivey, Michael Price (Former Executive Director, Goodspeed Musicals), and Andrew Zerman (Casting Director and Vocal Coach).

VIDEO: Tony Winner Steve Kazee Performs 'The F Word' on Last Night's SHAMELESS
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 25, 2016

Tony Award winner Steve Kazee portrayed Fiona's scorned husband Gus on last night's episode of Showtime's SHAMELESS. During the episode, he performed the bitter tune 'The F Word' in front of his wife and a dumbfounded bar crowd.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- HAND TO GOD's Geneva Carr- 'I'll Never Be the Same!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Geneva Carr, Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play nominee for Hand to God.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- HAND TO GOD's Sarah Stiles- 'I've Gotta Keep It Together!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Sarah Stiles, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play nominee for Hand to God.

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!


Judith Ivey Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Judith Ivey been in?
Judith Ivey has appeared on Broadway in 11 shows.

How many West End shows has Judith Ivey been in?
Judith Ivey has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Judith Ivey been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Greater Clements , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Heiress , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Heiress , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Heiress , Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for The Lady With All the Answers , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Lady With All the Answers , Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for The Glass Menagerie , Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Subject Was Roses , Best Actress - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Fair Country , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Park Your Car in Harvard Yard , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Hurlyburly , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Hurlyburly , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Steaming Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Steaming and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Steaming .

What awards has Judith Ivey won?
Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Greater Clements, Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for The Glass Menagerie, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Hurlyburly, Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Hurlyburly Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Steamingand Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Steaming.