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Katy Sullivan is an award nominated actress, producer, writer, athlete and bilateral above knee amputee. She grew up in Alabama, performing in theatre and received a BFA in acting from Webster University's Conservatory in St. Louis.
As an actress, she has performed all over the US, including in THE LONG RED ROAD at the Goodman Theatre directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman and more recently in FINISH LINE: A Documentary Play about the 2013 Boston Marathon at the Shubert Theatre. Sullivan was recently nominated for a Berkshire Theatre Award and selected as Critic's Choice Best Female Performance (2016) for her role in COST OF LIVING, at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The production moved Off-Broadway with the Manhattan Theatre Club and was a New York Times Critics Pick.
She has appeared in numerous television shows and films including the award winning documentary, WALK ON. Katy has been seen on NBC's MY NAME IS EARL, ABC's LAST MAN STANDING with Tim Allen, FX's comedy LEGIT and CBS' hit NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, to name a few.
She co-created SulliFlinn Productions with fellow Webster Graduate, Becca Flinn. They produce online comedy content, short films and are developing a sitcom, LEGS, based on their life experiences. They were 2015 Fellows at the Producer’s Guild of America in their Power of Diversity program.
Katy is also a four time US Champion in the 100m. She was among the first bilateral above the knee amputees to compete in the Paralympics in ambulatory track when she ran in the London 2012 Paralympic Games, setting a new American record of 17.33s and finishing 6th in the World. She added 'Sports Analyst' to her list of accomplishments recently when she covered the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games for NBC/Universal.
Katy stays busy in Los Angeles with stand up and a full motivational speaking calendar.

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Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway Premiere, 2017

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Chicago Shakespeare is welcoming new artistic and executive leadership, who are set to bring fresh ideas, innovation, and creativity to the theater scene. Prepare to be amazed by the exciting changes happening at Chicago Shakespeare.

Photos: Go Inside The Exclusive Tonys After Party at The Carlyle Hotel

BroadwayWorld takes you inside the annual Tony Awards afterparty at The Carlyle Hotel with all-new photos from inside the exclusive event!

Video: Talking Tonys with the Nominees from COST OF LIVING

Though Cost of Living played its final Broadway performance over seven months ago, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play certainly was not forgotten by the nominating committee of the Tony Awards. It was nominated for five awards, three of which for its stars- Katy Sullivan, Kara Young, and David Zayas.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO & More Win 2023 Tony Awards - Full List of Winners!

Tonight's the night! The best of Broadway gathers today, June 11, at the United Palace to celebrate the 76th Annual Tony Awards. Kimberly Akimbo, Leopoldstadt, Some Like It Hot, Alex Newell, Sean Hayes, and more took home trophies. Check out the full list of winners now!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2023 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!

In just days, on June 11, The 76th Annual Tony Awards make their debut at the United Palace to celebrate the best of Broadway for the 2022/23 theatre season. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

Photos: Go inside The 77th Annual Theatre World Awards

The Theatre World Awards were presented Monday night, June 5.  Julie Benko received the 14th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater, and 2023 TWA Special Award Honorees, Marilyn Caserta for Outstanding Swing and Dale Badway for Outstanding Contribution to the Theatre World.  Check out photos here!

Photos: Broadway's Brightest Stars Hit the Red Carpet at the 2023 Tony Awards

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing) at the 2023 Tony Awards!

Video: Katy Sullivan Is Living Her Wildest Childhood Dreams

In this video, watch as Tony nominee Katy Sullivan chats more about her long journey with Cost of Living, why being on Broadway was such a big deal to her, and so much more.

Photos: Go Inside the MTC 2023 SPRING GALA

Manhattan Theatre Club presented its annual Spring Gala on Monday, May 22 at Cipriani 42nd Street. Check out our photos from the event here!

Interview: How COST OF LIVING's Katy Sullivan Feels About Being the First Amputee Tony Nominee

Read BroadwayWorld's interview with Tony Award nominated actress Katy Sullivan as she discusses the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Cost of Living.

Photos: Stars From SOME LIKE IT HOT, INTO THE WOODS And More Hit The Red Carpet At The 2023 Drama League Awards

The event boasted a star-studded red carpet crowd featuring stars of the Broadway season and beyond, including Jessica Chastain, Ana Uzele, Montego Glover, Patina Miller, Sara Bareilles, Alex Newell, Micaela Diamond, J. Harrison Ghee and more! See photos from the event here!

Photos: Stars From SHUCKED, SWEENEY TODD, PARADE And More Hit The Red Carpet At The 2023 Drama League Awards

The 2023 Drama League Awards welcomes stars of the Broadway season and beyond, including Josh Groban, Annaleigh Ashford, Ben Platt, Phillipa Soo, NaTasha Yvette Williams and more! See photos from the event!

Annaleigh Ashford, SOME LIKE IT HOT, LEOPOLDSTADT & More Win 2023 Drama League Awards

Today, May 19, the best of Broadway gathers to celebrate the 89TH Annual Drama League Awards, which will be held at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. Check back to find out who will win!

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Reveals Lineup For 2023-24 Season

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces its 2023/2024 productions and programming, featuring bold interpretations of Shakespeare’s plays in conversation with visionary artists of today, world premiere productions, theater from across the globe through the WorldStage series, and much more.

Photos: Meet the 2023 Tony Nominees!

On Thursday, the nominees met the press and BroadwayWorld's Jennifer Broski was on hand to capture portraits of each of them on their big day!

Photos: The 2023 Tony Award Nominees Meet the Press!

See photos of the 2023 Tony Award nominees meeting the press!

2023 Tony Awards Nominations- Live Reactions

Follow us throughout the day, as we'll bring you Tony nominee reactions, exclusive reports, surprises, behind the scenes coverage and oh, so much more!

2023 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show!

The nominations are in! Check out how each show fared individually in a full list of nominations by show.

SOME LIKE IT HOT, & JULIET, SHUCKED & More Lead The 2023 Tony Award Nominations

This year's Tony Awards nominations were announced this morning by Lea Michele and Myles Frost and here they are, celebrating the best of the 2022-23 theatre season.


Katy Sullivan has been nominated for several awards for her performances in the Broadway show "Cost of Living." These include the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards, the Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards, the Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards, the Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play at The Lortels, and the Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance at the Theatre World Awards.

Katy Sullivan has won the Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance award from the Theatre World Awards for her role in "Cost of Living".

Katy Sullivan's next show will be Cost of Living which opens on 10/3/2022 on Broadway.

Katy Sullivan has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Katy Sullivan has not appeared in the West End

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