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Kate Burton

 
Birth Place:
Geneva, SWITZERLAND
Bio:
Broadway: Present Laughter (George C. Scott), Alice in Wonderland, Doonesbury, Wild Honey, Jake's Women, Some Americans Abroad, Company, An American Daughter, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Spring Awakening, Tony Nominations for Hedda Gabler, The Elephant Man (Billy Crudup) and The Constant Wife. Off ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 10, 1957 (64)

Birth Place: Geneva, SWITZERLAND

Bio:
Broadway: Present Laughter (George C. Scott), Alice in Wonderland, Doonesbury, Wild Honey, Jake's Women, Some Americans Abroad, Company, An American Daughter, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Spring Awakening, Tony Nominations for Hedda Gabler, The Elephant Man (Billy Crudup) and The Constant Wife. Off ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [New York]
2019 Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2019
Volumnia
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Liz Essendine
  [Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory 2016 Off-Broadway Revival, 2016
Gretta Conroy
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2015
Belarius
Queen
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Karen Richards
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2006
The Adult Women [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Helen
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2005
Kate
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2005
Constance Middleton
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Anna
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Mrs. Kendal
Pinhead
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Hedda Tesman
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Daisy Connolly
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Agnes/Hildegarde
  [Broadway]
1998
Maureen Folan [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Lyssa Dent Hughes [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1995
Sarah
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Lauren/Grace/Annie
  [Broadway]
1992
Julie
  [Broadway]
1990
Betty McNeil
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Betty McNeil
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Isabella
  [Broadway]
1986
Sasha
  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Margaret Flaherty
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
J.J.
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1982
Alice
  [Broadway]
1982
Daphne Stillington
  [New York]
New York Concert, 2005
Performer

Photos

Actor Kate Burton arrives for the opening night performance of ?The Lehman Trilogy? a Photo

Actor Kate Burton arrives for the opening night performance of ?The Lehman Trilogy? at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on March 6, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture

From: 
Date:
03/07/2022
Actor Kate Burton arrives for the opening night performance of ?The Lehman Trilogy? a Photo

Actor Kate Burton arrives for the opening night performance of ?The Lehman Trilogy? at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on March 6, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture

From: 
Date:
03/07/2022
From left, cast members Alex Newell, Kate Burton and Glory Yepassis-Zembrou at the cu Photo

From left, cast members Alex Newell, Kate Burton and Glory Yepassis-Zembrou at the curtain call during the opening night performance of ?A Christmas Carol? at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on

From: 
Date:
12/02/2021
From left, Cast member Kate Burton and Alan Mandell pose before the opening night per Photo

From left, Cast member Kate Burton and Alan Mandell pose before the opening night performance of ?A Christmas Carol? at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on Dec. 1, 2021, in Los Angeles, Californi

From: 
Date:
12/02/2021
From left, Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie, Kate Burton and th Photo

From left, Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie, Kate Burton and their son Morgan Ritchie pose before the opening night performance of ?A Christmas Carol? at Center Theatre Group/Ahm

From: 
Date:
12/02/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [New York]
2019 Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2019
Volumnia

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Liz Essendine

  [Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory 2016 Off-Broadway Revival, 2016
Gretta Conroy

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2015
Belarius

Queen

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Karen Richards

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2006
The Adult Women [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Helen

  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2005
Kate

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2005
Constance Middleton

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Anna

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Mrs. Kendal

Pinhead

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Hedda Tesman

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Daisy Connolly

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Agnes/Hildegarde

  [Broadway]
1998
Maureen Folan [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Lyssa Dent Hughes [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1995
Sarah

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Lauren/Grace/Annie

  [Broadway]
1992
Julie

  [Broadway]
1990
Betty McNeil

  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Betty McNeil

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Isabella

  [Broadway]
1986
Sasha

  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Margaret Flaherty

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
J.J.

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1982
Alice

  [Broadway]
1982
Daphne Stillington

  [New York]
New York Concert, 2005
Performer

Kate Burton Biography

Broadway: Present Laughter (George C. Scott), Alice in Wonderland, Doonesbury, Wild Honey, Jake's Women, Some Americans Abroad, Company, An American Daughter, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Spring Awakening, Tony Nominations for Hedda Gabler, The Elephant Man (Billy Crudup) and The Constant Wife. Off Broadway: Cymbeline and The Dead 1904. Some TV/Film: "Scandal," "Veep," "Grimm," "Grey's Anatomy," "Rescue Me," "Empire Falls" and Big Trouble in Little China, The Ice Storm, Unfaithful, 2 Days in NY, Liberal Arts, 127 Hours. Graduate: Brown and Yale. Daughter: Sybil and Richard. Mother: Charlotte and Morgan. Wife: Michael Ritchie. Present Laughter PSM 1982. For Jean Guest.

Kate Burton Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Kate Burton, Present Laughter
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Kate Burton, The Constant Wife
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Kate Burton, Hedda Gabler
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Kate Burton, The Elephant Man
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Kate Burton, Hedda Gabler
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play
Kate Burton, Some Americans Abroad

Kate Burton News

Laura Benanti Welcomes Second Daughter, Louisa Georgia Benanti-Brown Photo Laura Benanti Welcomes Second Daughter, Louisa Georgia Benanti-Brown
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

Laura Benanti took to Instagram to share the birth of her second daughter, Louisa Georgia Benanti-Brown.

Cast Announced for World Premiere of Roger Q. Mason's LAVENDER MEN at Skylight Theatr Photo Cast Announced for World Premiere of Roger Q. Mason's LAVENDER MEN at Skylight Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Acclaimed Black Filipinx playwright and Kilroys List honoree Roger Q. Mason will star as Taffeta in the World Premiere of their much-anticipated play Lavender Men with Skylight Theatre Company and Playwrights’ Arena in Los Angeles, August 6-September 4.

Photos: See Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli & More at Red Bull Theater Gala Honoring Andr Photo Photos: See Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli & More at Red Bull Theater Gala Honoring André De Shield
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Red Bull Theater honored the illustrious ANDR√Č DE SHIELDS with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event held on Monday June 13th. Check out photos!

Red Bull Theater REVELRY Benefit Gala Honoring André De Shields to Take Place Tonigh Photo Red Bull Theater REVELRY Benefit Gala Honoring André De Shields to Take Place Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, Red Bull Theater's benefit event tonight, Monday June 13th, at 6pm.

Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Finale of GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, May 26, 20 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Finale of GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, May 26, 2022
by TV Scoop - May 19, 2022

Get all the scoop on GREY’S ANATOMY, airing on ABC on Thursday, May 26, 2022! Guest starring is Kate Burton as Ellis Grey, Cedric Sanders as Simon Clark, BIANCA A. Santos as Kristen Clark, Kristen Lehman as Cora and Sandy Martin as Sally. Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming episode now!

André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at RE Photo André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY Benefit Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Red Bull Theater today announced that André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event on Monday June 13th at 6pm.

VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks THE DROPOUT, MEAN GIRLS, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW Photo VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks THE DROPOUT, MEAN GIRLS, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Amanda Seyfried stopped by THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON last night to talk about her performance in the new miniseries drama, The Dropout, which is now available to watch on Hulu.

A RemarkaBULL Podversation: Exploring Lady Macbeth with Ismenia Mendes to be Presente Photo A RemarkaBULL Podversation: Exploring Lady Macbeth with Ismenia Mendes to be Presented by Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

RED BULL THEATER¬†today announced that its online offerings will continue on Monday May 9th at 7:30 PM with a RemarkaBULL Podversation,¬†Exploring Lady Macbeth with Ismenia Mendes.¬†This event is ‚ÄúPay What You Can.‚ÄĚ All of Red Bull‚Äôs online-only programs are FREE.¬†

LOVE ALL, a New Play About Billie Jean King by Anna Deavere Smith, is in Development Photo LOVE ALL, a New Play About Billie Jean King by Anna Deavere Smith, is in Development
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

LOVE ALL, a new play by Anna Deavere Smith and directed by Marc Bruni will explore the life and career of the legendary Billie Jean King. 

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at  Center Theatre Group/Ahmans Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

The Los Angeles engagement of 'The Lehman Trilogy' opened Sunday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre. 'The Lehman Trilogy,' comes to Los Angeles direct from a run on Broadway and follows runs at London's National Theatre, the Park Avenue Armory, and in London's West End. This epic portrayal will play through April 6, 2022.

Kate Burton Videos

VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks THE DROPOUT, MEAN GIRLS, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks THE DROPOUT, MEAN GIRLS, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Amanda Seyfried stopped by THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON last night to talk about her performance in the new miniseries drama, The Dropout, which is now available to watch on Hulu.

VIDEO: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Coming to the Ahmanson Next Week VideoVIDEO: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Coming to the Ahmanson Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021

Center Theatre Group has released a first look trailer for A Christmas Carol, coming to the Ahmanson next week.

BWW Exclusive: Watch a New Clip from BEFORE/DURING/AFTER VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch a New Clip from BEFORE/DURING/AFTER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 22, 2021

before/during/after, which comes out on demand Feb 9, is the story of Jennie Lonergan, a middle-aged NYC theatre actress, who is forced to figure out the kind of person she wants to be when her seemingly perfect 15-year marriage comes to an abrupt end after she catches her husband having an affair.

VIDEO: Kate Burton Reflects on Working With Roundabout, As Part of the OFF-SCRIPT Ser VideoVIDEO: Kate Burton Reflects on Working With Roundabout, As Part of the OFF-SCRIPT Series
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2020

As part of Roundabout's Off-Script series, Kate Burton is reflecting on working with the company on past productions.

VIDEO: Kate Burton Performs From THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, THE PRICE, and ARCADIA VideoVIDEO: Kate Burton Performs From THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, THE PRICE, and ARCADIA
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2020

Kate Burton performs monologues from John Guare's 'The House of Blue Leaves' (2008), Arthur Miller's 'The Price' (2015), and Tom Stoppard's 'Arcadia' (1997).

VIDEOS: Kate Burton, Danaya Esperanza, and Stephanie Roth Haberle Perform From CYMBEL VideoVIDEOS: Kate Burton, Danaya Esperanza, and Stephanie Roth Haberle Perform From CYMBELINE For the Public's BRAVE NEW SHAKESPEARE Series
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2020

For Week 5 -¬†Kate Burton, Danaya Esperanza, and Stephanie Roth Haberle all perform as Imogen from Cymbeline! Esperanza even performs a¬†Spanish translation by √Āngel-Luis Pujante of Imogen's speech!

VIDEO: Kate Burton, Danaya Esperanza, and Stephanie Roth Haberle Chat CYMBELINE and S VideoVIDEO: Kate Burton, Danaya Esperanza, and Stephanie Roth Haberle Chat CYMBELINE and Shakespeare
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2020

The Public Theater's three Imogens from its Brave New Shakespeare Challenge spoke with Mobile Unit Director Karen Ann Daniels on the relevancy of the Bard and interpreting the work of CYMBELINE.

VIDEO: Hear Audra McDonald, Laura Linney, & More in the Trailer for THE VOTE on PBS VideoVIDEO: Hear Audra McDonald, Laura Linney, & More in the Trailer for THE VOTE on PBS
by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2020

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE The Vote, a new four-hour, two-part documentary series, tells the dramatic story of the epic a?" and surprisingly unfamiliar a?" crusade waged by American women for the right to vote. Focusing primarily on the movement's militant and momentous final decade, the film charts American women's determined march to the ballot box, and illuminates the myriad social, political and cultural obstacles that stood in their path. The Vote delves deeply into the animating controversies that divided the nation in the early 20th century a?"a?" gender, race, state's rights, and political power a?"a?" and offers an absorbing lesson in the delicate, often fractious dynamics of social change. Timed to the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, The Vote is narrated by Kate Burton and features the voices of Mae Whitman (Alice Paul), Audra McDonald (Ida B. Wells), Laura Linney (Carrie Chapman Catt) and Patricia Clarkson (Harriot Stanton Blatch) portraying some of the unsung warriors of the movement. Written, directed and produced by Emmy Award-winner Michelle Ferrari and executive produced by Mark Samels and Susan Bellows, The Vote premieres Monday and Tuesday, July 6-7, 2020, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App. With funding from the Corporation of Public Broadcasting, the documentary is part of the PBS Trailblazers summer programming lineup honoring the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage.

VIDEO: On This Day, February 27- Lincoln Center presents CAROUSEL Starring Kelli O'Ha VideoVIDEO: On This Day, February 27- Lincoln Center presents CAROUSEL Starring Kelli O'Hara and Jessie Mueller
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2018

On this day in 2013, a star-studded Broadway cast and the New York Philharmonic presented a staged concert of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic, Carousel.

VIDEO: Watch Clips of Kevin Kline and More in PRESENT LAUGHTER, Airing on PBS Tomorro VideoVIDEO: Watch Clips of Kevin Kline and More in PRESENT LAUGHTER, Airing on PBS Tomorrow!
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Kevin Kline's Tony Award-winning performance in the GREAT PERFORMANCES presentation of No l Coward's Present Laughter, first produced in 1942 with Coward himself in the leading role, comes to PBS tomorrow, Friday, November 3rd at 9 p.m. (check local listings), continuing PBS's Fall Broadway's Best lineup. Click below to watch two clips from the production, plus a get a behind-the-scenes look at the show!


Kate Burton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kate Burton been in?
Kate Burton has appeared on Broadway in 15 shows.

How many West End shows has Kate Burton been in?
Kate Burton has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Kate Burton been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Present Laughter , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Constant Wife , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Hedda Gabler , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Elephant Man Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Hedda Gabler and Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Some Americans Abroad .