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Katy Sullivan

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2022
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  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway Premiere, 2017
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Photos

Adrian Lester, Katy Sullivan Photo

Adrian Lester, Katy Sullivan

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01/30/2019
Katy Sullivan Photo

Katy Sullivan

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01/30/2019
Katy Sullivan and Adrian Lester Photo

Katy Sullivan and Adrian Lester

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01/18/2019
Adrian Lester and Katy Sullivan Photo

Adrian Lester and Katy Sullivan

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01/18/2019
Edward Hall with Adrian Lester and Katy Sullivan Photo

Edward Hall with Adrian Lester and Katy Sullivan

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01/18/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2022
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  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway Premiere, 2017
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Katy Sullivan Biography

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.
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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.
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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.
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Katy stays busy in Los Angeles with stand up and a full motivational speaking calendar.

Katy Sullivan Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
Katy Sullivan, Cost of Living
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Katy Sullivan, Cost of Living
 
The Lortels - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Katy Sullivan, Cost of Living
 
Theatre World Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance Gold Star
Katy Sullivan, Cost of Living

Katy Sullivan News

Tickets Now On Sale for COST OF LIVING Broadway Premiere Starring Gregg Mozgala, Katy Photo Tickets Now On Sale for COST OF LIVING Broadway Premiere Starring Gregg Mozgala, Katy Sullivan & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022

Tickets are now on sale for Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living, written by Martyna Majok (Sanctuary City, Ironbound) and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney (72 Miles to Go..., By The Way, Meet Vera Stark).

Kara Young and David Zayas Join COST OF LIVING Broadway Premiere; Performance Dates A Photo Kara Young and David Zayas Join COST OF LIVING Broadway Premiere; Performance Dates Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced full casting and performance dates for the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living, written by Martyna Majok (Sanctuary City, Ironbound) and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney (72 Miles to Go..., By The Way, Meet Vera Stark).

COST OF LIVING Will Make its Broadway Premiere This Fall Photo COST OF LIVING Will Make its Broadway Premiere This Fall
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a new Broadway production, Cost of Living, for its upcoming 2022-2023 season at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street), as well as three off-Broadway productions for MTC at New York City Center – Stage I and The Studio at Stage II (131 West 55th Street).

National Disability Theatre Announces Inaugural Managing Director Penny Pun Photo National Disability Theatre Announces Inaugural Managing Director Penny Pun
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021

Penny Pun has been named the first-ever Managing Director and Leader of Organizational Operations for the National Disability Theatre.

BWW Review: MSMT's Joyous SHREK, JR. Celebrates Difference and Diversity Photo BWW Review: MSMT's Joyous SHREK, JR. Celebrates Difference and Diversity
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 19, 2021

The David Lindsay-Abaire-Jeanine Tesori musical, SHREK, JR. with its joyous celebration of difference and diversity is a perfect theatrical experience for young audiences, and MSMT’s latest production is filled with exuberance, fantasy and fun. Directed by Betsy Puelle and performed by a cast of young artists, this twisted fairytale filled with zany characters and storybook favorites takes the audience on a journey to find that “big, bright, beautiful world out there.”

BWW Review: A Tale As Old As Time Framed in a New Retelling: MSMT Launches TYA Series Photo BWW Review: A Tale As Old As Time Framed in a New Retelling: MSMT Launches TYA Series with Robin & Clark's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 12, 2021

The fact that the classic fairytale of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is said to be “a tale as old as time” did not stop the musical writing team of Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark from deciding to tell their version of the ancient story by framing it within a modern one. Their heartwarming, sweetly funny version, enlivened by song and dance, which launches MSMT Theatre for Young Audiences 2021 season, makes for a magical and engaging entertainment for the entire family.

Dramatists Guild of America Announces Season 2 of TALKBACK Podcast Featuring Christin Photo Dramatists Guild of America Announces Season 2 of TALKBACK Podcast Featuring Christine Toy Johnson, Georgia Stitt & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2020

The Dramatists Guild of America is presenting the 2nd season of their podcast, Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK, now available on all your favorite podcast platforms. Season 2 explores the idea of access. In the 1st episode, TALKBACK host Christine Toy Johnson is joined by Georgia Stitt & Lloyd Suh to discuss the theatre industry’s “pipeline”.  

BWW Interview: Katy Sullivan of PANDORA at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Represents an  Photo BWW Interview: Katy Sullivan of PANDORA at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Represents an Exciting Expansion of Possibilities in the World of Theater
by Jim Munson - Sep 16, 2020

The best part of my job as a theater writer is that I get to speak with fascinating people, and they dona??t come more fascinating than actor and Paralympic athlete Katy Sullivan, who plays the titular role in TheatreWorks Silicon Valleya??s benefit online workshop reading of Pandora. This intriguing new work by acclaimed playwright Laurel Ollstein investigates the Pandoraa??s box myth, delving into the world-changing curiosity and hope resulting from one womana??s fateful actions. The streamed performance features a stellar cast of actors assembled from across the country and was recorded over Zoom under the direction of TheatreWorks Artistic Associate and Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli. Pandora will be offered via video streaming from 6pm (PDT), Thursday, September 24, 2020 until 6pm (PDT), Monday, September 28, 2020. Viewers can sign up to receive a link to view Pandora at TheatreWorks.org without charge, although donations are encouraged to support TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. For additional information, visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960.

TheatreWorks Streams New Look At PANDORA, September 24-28 Photo TheatreWorks Streams New Look At PANDORA, September 24-28
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2020

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will stream a benefit online workshop reading of Pandora, an intriguing new work by acclaimed playwright Laurel Ollstein. TheatreWorks's production of Ollstein's play They Promised Her the Moon, an inventive look at women's early efforts to join the space race that was a hit among audiences and critics, was abruptly closed in March when shelter-in-place orders went into effect.

TheatreWorks Will Stream PANDORA Next Week Photo TheatreWorks Will Stream PANDORA Next Week
by Stephi Wild - May 29, 2020

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will stream a benefit online workshop reading of Pandora, an intriguing new work by acclaimed playwright Laurel Ollstein.

Katy Sullivan Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's COST OF LIVING
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Cost of Living, the new play by Martyna Majok (Ironbound, Mouse in a Jar), directed by Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars; By the Way, Meet Vera Stark), opens next Wednesday, June 7 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Performances began Tuesday May 16.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Tonight's Episode of ABC's LAST MAN STANDING
by - Feb 1, 2013

On tonight's episode of the ABC comedy LAST MAN STANDING entitled "Mike's Pole" - When Mike hangs his prized U.S. flag in the yard, 14-year-old Eve is inspired by her father's patriotism and announces she wants to join the Junior ROTC, which concerns Vanessa. Get a sneak peek below!


Katy Sullivan Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Katy Sullivan been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Cost of Living , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Cost of Living Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (The Lortels) for Cost of Living and Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Cost of Living .

What awards has Katy Sullivan won?
Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Cost of Living.

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

How many Broadway shows has Katy Sullivan been in?
Katy Sullivan has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Katy Sullivan been in?
Katy Sullivan has not appeared in the West End