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Lizan Mitchell

 
Bio:
Broadway: Electra, Having Our Say, So Long on Lonely Street. Off-Broadway: The Visitor, Passages, First Noel, Brownsville Song, Cell, Rosmersholm, for colored girls…, Gum, Ma Rose and Salt. Regional: STC, CATF, Rep Theater of St. Louis, The Old Globe, Trinity Rep, Arena Stage, Cleveland Play ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Electra, Having Our Say, So Long on Lonely Street. Off-Broadway: The Visitor, Passages, First Noel, Brownsville Song, Cell, Rosmersholm, for colored girls…, Gum, Ma Rose and Salt. Regional: STC, CATF, Rep Theater of St. Louis, The Old Globe, Trinity Rep, Arena Stage, Cleveland Play ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2022
Tisha
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere, 2021
Big Ma
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Hecuba
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Woman in Purple
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Performer
  [Broadway]
1986
Annabel Lee

Photos

Denise Burse, Lizan Mitchell and Jacqueline Guillén Photo

Denise Burse, Lizan Mitchell and Jacqueline Guillén

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Date:
06/24/2022
Lizan Mitchell  Photo

Lizan Mitchell

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Date:
11/18/2021
Crystal Dickinson and Lizan Mitchell  Photo

Crystal Dickinson and Lizan Mitchell

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Date:
11/08/2021
Lizan Mitchell and Lauren F. Walker  Photo

Lizan Mitchell and Lauren F. Walker

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Date:
11/08/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2022
Tisha

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere, 2021
Big Ma

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Hecuba

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Woman in Purple

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Performer

  [Broadway]
1986
Annabel Lee

Lizan Mitchell Biography

Broadway: Electra, Having Our Say, So Long on Lonely Street. Off-Broadway: The Visitor, Passages, First Noel, Brownsville Song, Cell, Rosmersholm, for colored girls‚Ķ, Gum, Ma Rose and Salt. Regional: STC, CATF, Rep Theater of St. Louis, The Old Globe, Trinity Rep, Arena Stage, Cleveland Play House, Yale Rep, Berkeley Rep, Victory Gardens, NBT U.K., Cincinnati Playhouse, Roundhouse Theater. Film/TV: Detroit, We‚Äôll Never Have Paris, The Human Stain, The Preacher‚Äôs Wife, ‚ÄúUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúDeadbeat,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúGolden Boy,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúJohn Adams,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúThe Good Wife,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúSesame Street,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúThe Wire.‚ÄĚ

Lizan Mitchell Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Actress - Play Gold Star
Lizan MitchellTrojan Women
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production Gold Star
Lizan MitchellHaving Our Say

Lizan Mitchell News

Photos: First Look at Denise Burse, Ebony Marshall-Oliver & More in BODIES THEY RITUA Photo Photos: First Look at Denise Burse, Ebony Marshall-Oliver & More in BODIES THEY RITUAL at Clubbed Thumb
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2022

Clubbed Thumb is presenting Bodies They Ritual through July 2. Bodies They Ritual stars Emmy Award winner Denise Burse ('Black Mirror'), Nora Cole (On the Town), Jacqueline Guillen (Man Cave), Kai Heath (On Sugarland), Ebony Marshall-Oliver (Chicken & Biscuits), Emily Cass McDonnell (The Antipodes), and more. Get a first look at photos here!

Denise Burse, Nora Cole, Ebony Marshall-Oliver & More to Star in Clubbed Thumb's BODI Photo Denise Burse, Nora Cole, Ebony Marshall-Oliver & More to Star in Clubbed Thumb's BODIES THEY RITUAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

Clubbed Thumb has announced complete casting for the final production of the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays, Bodies They Ritual. Performances will run June 22-July 2.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Casts for 25th Annual SUMMERWORKS Productions Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Casts for 25th Annual SUMMERWORKS Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced complete casting for the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. 

The Huntington Announces World Premiere of OUR DAUGHTERS, LIKE PILLARS Photo The Huntington Announces World Premiere of OUR DAUGHTERS, LIKE PILLARS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2022

 The Huntington has announced the world premiere of Our Daughters, Like Pillars, written by Obie Award-winning playwright and Huntington Playwriting Fellow Kirsten Greenidge (Luck of the Irish, Milk Like Sugar at The Huntington).

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Love Gets Debated, The Duplex Gets a Makeover and the K. Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Love Gets Debated, The Duplex Gets a Makeover and the K.G.B. Switches Allegiances
by Michael Dale - Mar 6, 2022

An audience participation panel discussion show that tours one-nighters around the country debates how to get dating right.

New York Theatre Workshop Announces New Opening and Closing Dates for ON SUGARLAND Photo New York Theatre Workshop Announces New Opening and Closing Dates for ON SUGARLAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop  announced today that due to positive COVID tests in the company, all performances of On Sugarland by Obie Award winner Aleshea Harris (Is God Is, What to Send Up When It Goes Down) have been cancelled through Sunday February 20, 2022. Performances will resume Tuesday February 22.

New York Theatre Workshop Announces Schedule Change for ON SUGARLAND Photo New York Theatre Workshop Announces Schedule Change for ON SUGARLAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop announced today a change to the performance schedule for On Sugarland. Previews, which were set to begin on Wednesday February 2, 2022, will now start on Thursday February 3 to allow the team more time for technical rehearsals. Additionally, the performance on Friday February 4 has been cancelled.

Casting & Dates Announced for ON SUGARLAND at New York Theatre Workshop Photo Casting & Dates Announced for ON SUGARLAND at New York Theatre Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop announced today casting, dates and ticket information for On Sugarland by Obie Award winner Aleshea Harris (Is God Is, What to Send Up When It Goes Down) and directed by Obie Award winner, NYTW Usual Suspect & former 2050 Fellow Whitney White (Semblance, What to Send Up When It Goes Down).

CULLUD WATTAH at The Public - Two weeks left! Photo CULLUD WATTAH at The Public - Two weeks left!
by - Dec 1, 2021

Special Offer - CULLUD WATTAH at The Public - Two weeks left!

CULLUD WATTAH is 'haunting and eye-opening' - NYT Photo CULLUD WATTAH is 'haunting and eye-opening' - NYT
by - Nov 24, 2021

Special Offer - CULLUD WATTAH is 'haunting and eye-opening' - NYT

Lizan Mitchell Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look at STC's RICHARD III VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look at STC's RICHARD III
by Alan Henry - Feb 20, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from LCT3's BROWNSVILLE SONG
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2014

LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater's production of brownsville song (b-side for tray), a new play by Kimber Lee, directed by Patricia McGregor, opened last night, October 20, at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). This New York premiere, which features Sheldon Best, Sun Mee Chomet, Lizan Mitchell, Chris Myers and Taliyah Whitaker, is playing a limited engagement through Sunday, November 16. Click below for a first look at highlights from the show!


Lizan Mitchell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lizan Mitchell been in?
Lizan Mitchell has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Lizan Mitchell been in?
Lizan Mitchell has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lizan Mitchell been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Trojan Women and Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Having Our Say .

What awards has Lizan Mitchell won?
Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Trojan Womenand Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Having Our Say.