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Kathleen Chalfant

 
Date of Birth: January 14, 1945 (77)

Birth Place: San Francisco, CA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
The Acting Company Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwright's Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Elizabeth
  [Off-Broadway]
Waterwell Site-Specific World Premiere, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
All-Female Staged Reading, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Royal Family Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2017
Peter Pan
  [Off-Broadway]
Women's Project Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Elizabeth
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2014
Edda Schmidt
  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2013
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2012
Sunny Jacobs [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2012
Rose
  [Off-Broadway]
Keen Company Production, 2012
Fanny
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Mrs. Gottlieb
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Love
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Miss Havisham
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Father [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Anna/Vera Cartwright/Frieda/One
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Gareth Peirce
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Anna Semyonova
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Madeleine
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Susan (Bed Among the Lentils)
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2001
Dolly Bloomer
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Vivian Bearing
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Vivian Bearing Ph.D
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Non/Marie
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Mistress Quickly/Queen Isabel
  [Broadway]
1995
Heather Espy
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Clov
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Jenny
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Clymenestra
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Council of Principalities
Ethel Rosenberg
Hannah Pitt
Henry
Prelapsarianov
Rabbi Chemelwitz
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Ethel Rosenberg
Hannah Pitt
Henry
Rabbi Chemelwitz
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Women
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Mrs. Ann Putnam
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Lady Aitkin
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Mrs. Potentate
  [Broadway]
1988
Helga (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Sister Mary Ignatius/ Sarah Siddons [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1980
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1978
Performer (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1975
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1975
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1974
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1974]
Production Coordinator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1974]
Production Coordinator

Photos

Michael Urie, Reg Rogers, Graham Rowatt, Chuck Cooper, Ian Bedford, Jay Russell, Kyle Photo

Michael Urie, Reg Rogers, Graham Rowatt, Chuck Cooper, Ian Bedford, Jay Russell, Kyle Sherman, Hal Robinson, Gabriel Ebert, Chris Holtkamp, Major Attaway, Steven Rattazzi, Lilli Cooper, Kathleen Chalfant, Marsha Mason, Jonathan Silverstein

From: 
Date:
02/25/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
The Acting Company Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwright's Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Elizabeth

  [Off-Broadway]
Waterwell Site-Specific World Premiere, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
All-Female Staged Reading, 2018
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Royal Family Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2017
Peter Pan

  [Off-Broadway]
Women's Project Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Elizabeth

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2014
Edda Schmidt

  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2013
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2012
Sunny Jacobs [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2012
Rose

  [Off-Broadway]
Keen Company Production, 2012
Fanny

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Mrs. Gottlieb

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Love

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Miss Havisham

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Father [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Anna/Vera Cartwright/Frieda/One

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Gareth Peirce

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Anna Semyonova

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Madeleine

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Susan (Bed Among the Lentils)

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2001
Dolly Bloomer

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer

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

Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Vivian Bearing

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Vivian Bearing Ph.D

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Non/Marie

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Mistress Quickly/Queen Isabel

  [Broadway]
1995
Heather Espy

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Clov

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Jenny

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Clymenestra

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Council of Principalities

Ethel Rosenberg

Hannah Pitt

Henry

Prelapsarianov

Rabbi Chemelwitz

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Ethel Rosenberg

Hannah Pitt

Henry

Rabbi Chemelwitz

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Women

  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Mrs. Ann Putnam

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Lady Aitkin

  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Mrs. Potentate

  [Broadway]
1988
Helga (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Sister Mary Ignatius/ Sarah Siddons [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1980
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1978
Performer (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1975
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1975
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1974
Performer

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1975]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1974]
Production Coordinator

[Off-Broadway, 1974]
Production Coordinator


Kathleen Chalfant Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 2018 - Lifetime Achievement Award Gold Star
Kathleen Chalfant
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Kathleen ChalfantRose
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Kathleen ChalfantRose
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Kathleen Chalfant, A Walk in the Woods
 
- 2012 - Legend of Off Broadway Award Gold Star
Kathleen Chalfant
 
The Lortels - 2004 - Edith Oliver Award for Sustained Excellence Gold Star
Kathleen Chalfant
 
Drama League Awards - 1999 - Distinguished Performance Award
Kathleen Chalfant, Wit
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Actress in a Play Gold Star
Kathleen Chalfant, Wit
 
The Lortels - 1999 - Outstanding Lead Actress Gold Star
Kathleen Chalfant, Wit
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Actress - Play
Kathleen Chalfan, Angels in America: Perestroika
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play
Kathleen Chalfant, Angels in America
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Kathleen Chalfant , Angels in America: Millennium Approaches

Kathleen Chalfant News

Sergio Trujillo, James Lapine, Kathleen Marshall & More to Take Part in TDF's 2022 We Photo Sergio Trujillo, James Lapine, Kathleen Marshall & More to Take Part in TDF's 2022 Wendy Wasserstein Project Ceremony
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

On Monday, June 6 at 5 p.m., TDF will host its annual Wendy Wasserstein Project ceremony at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street).

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.

Orlando REP Announces TheaterWorksUSA Partnership & DOG MAN THE MUSICAL Photo Orlando REP Announces TheaterWorksUSA Partnership & DOG MAN THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

Orlando Repertory Theatre will join in partnership with TheaterWorksUSA bringing three productions to Orlando REP stages during 2022-2023.  After a successful presentation of TheaterWorksUSA's The Pout-Pout Fish earlier this year, a full season partnership brings Dog Man: The Musical, Click, Clack, Moo, and The Lightning Thief: Theater for Young Audiences Edition to Orlando family audiences. Orlando REP's full 2022-2023 Season will be announced soon.

World Theatre Premiere Of Ain Gordon's THESE DON'T EASILY SCATTER Comes to Philadelph Photo World Theatre Premiere Of Ain Gordon's THESE DON'T EASILY SCATTER Comes to Philadelphia
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

Philadelphia's William Way LGBT Community Center's John J. Wilcox, Jr Archives today announced the world premiere of These Don't Easily Scatter by three-time Obie award-winning writer and director Ain Gordon. Gordon's new play will open as part of Remembrance: an alternative memorial dedicated to Philadelphians and the HIV/AIDS crisis.

Industry Editor Exclusive: Who Are the 2022 Tony Nominators? Photo Industry Editor Exclusive: Who Are the 2022 Tony Nominators?
by Cara Joy David - May 8, 2022

As we focus on the Tony nominations announcement on Monday, you may be wondering ‚Äď who does the nominating? This year over 50% of the announced nominators will not in fact be nominating anyone. There are now only 29 essential players in the Tony nominator pool.

The Cecilia Chorus Of New York Presents SHAKESPEARE...AND MORE! A Musical Dreamscape Photo The Cecilia Chorus Of New York Presents SHAKESPEARE...AND MORE! A Musical Dreamscape
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2022

In its final concert of the season, The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, will present Shakespeare...and more! The program features the World Premiere of Caroline Mallonee's cantata With Streaks of Light, and includes chamber works inspired by and relating to Shakespeare. Wednesday, May 25 at 7:30 PM at The Church of St. Francis Xavier, 46 W. 16th St., between 5th and 6th Aves in Manhattan.

Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to be Honored at TheaterWorksUSA Benefit  Photo Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to be Honored at TheaterWorksUSA Benefit 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

The event will honor Bonnie Comley & Stewart F. Lane (Tony Award-Winning Founders of BroadwayHD), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Tony Award-Nominated Actor) & Tom Costanzo, and Schele Williams (Director, Author) for their commitment to expanding access to the arts and for ensuring that young people see their stories represented.

Cameron Crowe & Tom Kitt to Join Anika Larsen for NYCCT's MEET THE PARENT Series Photo Cameron Crowe & Tom Kitt to Join Anika Larsen for NYCCT's MEET THE PARENT Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

New York City Children's Theater will host its third free live stream of their MEET THE PARENT series hosted by Broadway actress (and mom) Anika Larsen with guests Cameron Crowe and Tom Kitt. 

Bay Street Announces WINDFALL Cast And Crew Photo Bay Street Announces WINDFALL Cast And Crew
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of the comedy Windfall, the first show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting May 31. The new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander, opens Saturday, June 4, and continues through Sunday, June 19.

The Civilians 20th Anniversary Gala to Honor Mia Katigbak and Les Waters Photo The Civilians 20th Anniversary Gala to Honor Mia Katigbak and Les Waters
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022

The Civilians (Steve Cosson, Artistic Director; Margaret Moll, Managing Director), the award-winning New York-based theater company, will honor actor-manager and co-founder of NAATCO Mia Katigbak and Obie Award-winning director and arts leader Les Waters at The Civilians 20th Anniversary Gala Concert. The event, which takes place on Monday, May 23 at 6:30pm at City Winery (25 11th Ave), will celebrate two decades of creative investigation into the richness and complexity of life.

Kathleen Chalfant Videos

Waterwell & Broadway Advocacy Coalition Launch THE FLORES EXHIBITS VideoWaterwell & Broadway Advocacy Coalition Launch THE FLORES EXHIBITS
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 18, 2019

Waterwell and Broadway Advocacy Coalition announced the launch of a?oeThe Flores Exhibits,a?? a series of short videos that amplify the voices of children held in detention facilities at the U.S. / Mexico Border. The first group of videos, with more to be released soon, are now live at www.flores-exhibits.org and form the core of an integrated strategy to affect change in our immigration system through narrative-driven advocacy.

VIDEO: Showtime Releases Trailer for Final Season of THE AFFAIR VideoVIDEO: Showtime Releases Trailer for Final Season of THE AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2019

SHOWTIME has released the official¬†trailer¬†for the fifth and final season of the critically acclaimed, Golden Globe¬ģ-winning SHOWTIME drama series¬†THE AFFAIR.¬†Premiering on¬†Sunday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ETPT, the series stars Golden Globe nominee Dominic West, Golden Globe winner Maura Tierney and Sanaa Lathan. Created by WGA Award-winning playwright, writer, executive producer and showrunner Sarah Treem (House of Cards, In Treatment), the series explores the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the crime that brings these individuals back together. Oscar¬ģ¬†and¬†Golden Globe¬†winner Anna Paquin (True Blood) joined the final season as a series regular.¬†THE AFFAIR¬†is also executive produced by Jessica Rhoades (Sharp Objects), Hagai Levi (In Treatment) and Michele Giordono (Nurse Jackie).

VIDEO: Showtime Releases First-Look Teaser for Fifth and Final Season of THE AFFAIR VideoVIDEO: Showtime Releases First-Look Teaser for Fifth and Final Season of THE AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2019

SHOWTIME has released the first-look teaser for the highly anticipated fifth and final season of the critically acclaimed, Golden Globe-winning SHOWTIME drama series THE AFFAIR. Premiering on Sunday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ETPT, the series was created by WGA Award-winning playwright, writer, executive producer and showrunner Sarah Treem (House of Cards, In Treatment). THE AFFAIR is also executive produced by Jessica Rhoades (Sharp Objects), Hagai Levi (In Treatment) and Michele Giordono (Nurse Jackie). Starring Golden Globe nominee Dominic West, Golden Globe winner Maura Tierney and Sanaa Lathan, the series explores the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the crime that brings these individuals back together. Oscar(R) and Golden Globe Award winner Anna Paquin (True Blood) joined the final season as a series regular.

VIDEO: Showtime Shares First Look at Fifth and Final Season of THE AFFAIR VideoVIDEO: Showtime Shares First Look at Fifth and Final Season of THE AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2019

SHOWTIME has released the first-look teaser for the highly anticipated fifth and final season of the critically acclaimed, Golden Globe-winning SHOWTIME drama series¬†THE AFFAIR.¬†Premiering on¬†Sunday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ETPT, the series was created by WGA Award-winning playwright, writer, executive producer and showrunner Sarah Treem (House of Cards, In Treatment).¬†THE AFFAIR¬†is also executive produced by Jessica Rhoades (Sharp Objects), Hagai Levi (In Treatment) and Michele Giordono (Nurse Jackie). Starring Golden Globe nominee Dominic West, Golden Globe winner Maura Tierney and Sanaa Lathan, the series explores the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the crime that brings these individuals back together. Oscar¬ģ¬†and Golden Globe¬†Award winner Anna Paquin (True Blood) joined the final season as a series regular.

TDF Open Doors Program Renamed TDF Wendy Wasserstein Project In Honor Of Its Founder VideoTDF Open Doors Program Renamed TDF Wendy Wasserstein Project In Honor Of Its Founder
by Julie Musbach - Jun 13, 2019

TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts has just completed its 23rd year of school programs with the end of the 2018-19 school year.

BWW TV: Celebrate the Best of Off-Broadway Backstage at the Obie Awards! VideoBWW TV: Celebrate the Best of Off-Broadway Backstage at the Obie Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2018

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, President and CEO) announced the winners of the 63rd Annual Obie Awards¬ģ just last week at Terminal 5.

VIDEO: MILES FOR MARY Makes New York Return and Off-Broadway Premiere at Playwright's VideoVIDEO: MILES FOR MARY Makes New York Return and Off-Broadway Premiere at Playwright's Horizons
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2017

After a smash run last fall, Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will present MILES FOR MARY, a new play by The Mad Ones. Directed by Lila Neugebauer, MILES FOR MARY received critical acclaim during its fall 2016 run at The Bushwick Starr. Watch the new trailer below!

BWW TV: Watch Performances from FUN HOME, GIGANTIC & More at the Vineyard Theatre Gala!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2016

Just last week, Vineyard Theatre presented its 2016 Gala honoring award-winning actress and Vineyard Board President Kathleen Chalfant and New York theatrical press agent Sam Rudy, hosted by Michael Urie and Ryan Spahn. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the Edison Ballroom for the special event and you can check out highlights from inside the event below!

STAGE TUBE: Married Actors Keir Dullea & Mia Dillon Talk BCP's ON GOLDEN POND
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2015

Check out an interview with the pair below!

BWW TV: HAMILTON Makes History at the 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards; Go Inside the Big Night!
by TV - Red Carpets - Jun 4, 2015

For the first time since 1983 with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, an Off-Broadway musical, HAMILTON, has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical! The 60th Annual Drama Desk awards took place Sunday night, Sunday, May 31st at 8pm at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with all of the evenng's winners and you can check out interviews with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Robert Fairchild, Alex Sharp, Annaleigh Ashford and more below!


Kathleen Chalfant Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kathleen Chalfant been in?
Kathleen Chalfant has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Kathleen Chalfant been in?
Kathleen Chalfant has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Kathleen Chalfant been nominated for?
Lifetime Achievement Award (Obie Awards) , Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Rose , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Rose , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A Walk in the Woods , Legend of Off Broadway Award () , Edith Oliver Award for Sustained Excellence (The Lortels) , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Wit , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Wit , Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for Wit , Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Angels in America: Perestroika Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Angels in America and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Millennium Approaches .

What awards has Kathleen Chalfant won?
Lifetime Achievement Award (Obie Awards), Legend of Off Broadway Award (), Edith Oliver Award for Sustained Excellence (The Lortels) Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Wit and Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for Wit.