Lizbeth MacKay

Birth Place: Buffalo, NY, USA

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Lizbeth MacKay is an accomplished actress with an extensive background in theater, film, and television. She was born in New York City and grew up in Westchester County, where she began her career in the arts.
MacKay has appeared in numerous Broadway productions, including "The Price," "The Crucible," and "A Streetcar Named Desire." She has also performed in off-Broadway productions, such as "The Public Theater's" production of "Mother Courage and Her Children," and "The Vineyard Theatre's" production of "The Argument."
In addition to her work on stage, MacKay has also appeared in a number of films and television shows. Some of her notable film credits include "The Ice Storm," "The Devil's Advocate," and "The Interpreter." On television, she has appeared in shows such as "Law & Order," "The Sopranos," and "The Good Wife."
MacKay's talents extend beyond acting, as she is also an accomplished singer and musician. She has performed in numerous musical productions, including "The Threepenny Opera," "The Wild Party," and "The Fantasticks."
MacKay has received critical acclaim for her work throughout her career. She was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for her performance in "The Price," and received an Obie Award for her performance in "The Public Theater's" production of "The Loman Family Picnic."
MacKay's most recent work includes a recurring role on the television series "The Deuce," and a role in the film "The Report."

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Lizbeth MacKay STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre World Premiere, 2019
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
2013
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2011
Mrs. McAndrew

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Neighbor

Kate Keller (Understudy)

Sue Bayliss (Understudy)

[Off-Broadway]
2008
Soot Hudlock / Margaret Brennan (Understudy)

[Off-Broadway]
2004
Adele/Ashley

[Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Esther Franz

[Off-Broadway]
1999
Joni

[Broadway]
1995
Mrs. Montgomery

[Off-Broadway]
1994
Meg (A Stye)

Rabbi (Business Lunch)

Amanda (For Whom)

Marsha (Wanda's)

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1993
Mary Todd

[Broadway]
1992
Paulina Salas (Standby)

[Off-Broadway]
1990
Karen

[Off-Broadway]
1989
Kate

[Broadway]
1984
Jean MacMillan (Standby)

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Lenny MaGrath

[Broadway]
1970
Ensemble


Lizbeth MacKay Awards and Nominations

Theatre World Awards - 1982 - Performance

Lizbeth Mackay, Crimes of the Heart

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INCIDENT AT OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP to be Presented at Penguin Rep Theatre This Month

Penguin Rep Theatre will present Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, a new comedy set in the era of bell bottoms, cassette tapes and landline phones by Katie Forgette, directed by Thomas Caruso, June 23 through July 16.

Off-Broadway Premiere of MR. PARKER to be Presented at Theatre Row

Penguin Rep Theatre announced today the Off-Broadway premiere of Mr. Parker, a new play written by Michael McKeever and directed by Joe Brancato. Performances will begin Wednesday, June 1, 2022, for a limited engagement through June 25, 2022, at Theatre Row – Theatre 1 (410 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is Monday, June 6, 2022, at 7:00PM.

Photo Coverage: Second Stage Celebrates Opening Night of THE UNDERLYING CHRIS

Second Stage Theater just celebrated opening night of the world premiere of Will Eno's The Underlying Chris. Directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, the production will feature Hannah Cabell, Michael Countryman, Denise Burse, Nicholas Hutchinson, Lenne Klingaman, Lizbeth MacKay, Nidra Sous La Terre, Howard Overshown, Isabella Russo, Charles Turner, And Luis Vega.

Wake Up With BWW 11/21: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Reviews and More!

Today's top stories: read the reviews for A Christmas Carol, and more!

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast and Creatives of THE UNDERLYING CHRIS

Second Stage Theater presents the world premiere of Will Eno's The Underlying Chris.

Second Stage Theater Announces Casting For THE UNDERLYING CHRIS

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the world premiere of Will Eno's The Underlying Chris.

BWW Previews: 2018 SEASON PREVIEW at Penguin Repertory Theatre

Every spring for the last 40 years, something very special has happened in Rockland County: the Penguin Rep, the not-for-profit professional Equity theatre started by artistic director Joe Brancato in 1977, begins its season. This year will be their 41st season! Brancato along with with executive director Andrew M. Horn -- has grown Penguin from a small summer theatre into what the New York Times calls: 'the gutsiest little theater!' - one of the Hudson Valley's most influential nonprofit cultural institutions, and nearly half a million theater-goers have passed through its doors during that time.

Ed Asner and Kate Burton To Star In THE SOAP MYTH East Coast Tour

Seven time Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner and three time Emmy Award and Tony Award-nominee Kate Burton will star in a two-week East Coast tour of concert readings of Jeff Cohen's play The Soap Myth. The readings, which will be directed by Pam Berlin and will also feature Ned Eisenberg & Blair Baker, will serve as a tribute to International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The tour will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Miami Beach Florida, and will conclude on Thursday, February 1 at Hofstra University on Long Island.

Penguin Rep Theatre to Premiere Lizzie Borden Play FALL RIVER

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, presents the world premiere of Fall River, a new play by Frederick Stroppel, directed by Mr. Brancato, beginning Today, October 13.

Penguin Rep Theatre to Premiere Lizzie Borden Play FALL RIVER

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, presents the world premiere of Fall River, a new play by Frederick Stroppel, directed by Mr. Brancato, beginning Friday, October 13.

Penguin Rep Theatre Presents Award-Winning Comedian Robert Wuhl One Night Only

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, presents Robert Wuhl, the award-winning actor, comedian and writer, in his latest work, Shistory Happens!, for one performance only, Saturday, September 23 at SUNY Rockland Community College's 500-seat Cultural Arts Theatre in Suffern, New York.

Pie, Pint, and a Play Reading Set for 61 Local in Brooklyn

Have a slice of pie provided by NY Times Recommend Pie Birds and grab a pint from 61 Local's bar for a staged reading of a play with actors from stage and screen. The pie flavor is inspired by the play!

Penguin Rep Theatre Opens 40th Season with TRAYF

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, opens its 40th season with Trayf, a new play by Lindsay Joelle.

Penguin Rep Theatre Announces its 40th Anniversary Season

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre in Stony Point (Rockland County), New York under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, announces its 40th anniversary season.

Photo Flash: LCT3's BULL IN A CHINA SHOP Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway

Michele Selene Ang, Enid Graham, Lizbeth MacKay, Crystal Lucas-Perry, and Ruibo Qian star in the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of Bull in a China Shop, a new play by Bryna Turner, directed by Lee Sunday Evans. Bull in a China Shop opened last night, March 1, running for six weeks only through Sunday, March 26 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below!

LCT3's BULL IN A CHINA SHOP Opens Tonight at the Claire Tow Theater

Michele Selene Ang, Enid Graham, Lizbeth Mackay, Crystal Lucas-Perry, and Ruibo Qian star in the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of Bull in a China Shop, a new play by Bryna Turner, directed by Lee Sunday Evans. Bull in a China Shop opens tonight, March 1, running for six weeks only through Sunday, March 26 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below!

MTC & Marin Academy to Co-Produce Jeff Cohen's THE SOAP MYTH

Marin Theatre Company is honored to co-produce a staged reading of Jeff Cohen's The Soap Myth with the Marin Academy today, February 21 at 7:00pm starring the incomparable Ed Asner and Tovah Feldshuh. After last year's successful production at MTC, Marin Academy approached MTC about bringing Mr. Cohen's story to a wider community, most importantly the Academy's student body. The organizations are thrilled to join forces in re-staging this work, with playwright Cohen, Mr. Asner and Ms. Feldshuh on board.

Photo Flash: First Look at Ruibo Qian, Enid Graham and More in LCT3's BULL IN A CHINA SHOP

Michele Selene Ang, Enid Graham, Lizbeth MacKay, Crystal Lucas-Perry, and Ruibo Qian star in the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of Bull in a China Shop, a new play by Bryna Turner, directed by Lee Sunday Evans. Bull in a China Shop is currently in previews and will open Wednesday, March 1, running for six weeks only through Sunday, March 26 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Bryna Turner's BULL IN A CHINA SHOP at LCT3

Michele Selene Ang, Enid Graham, Lizbeth MacKay, Crystal Lucas-Perry, and Ruibo Qian will comprise the cast of the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of BULL IN A CHINA SHOP, a new play by Bryna Turner, to be directed by Lee Sunday Evans. BULL IN A CHINA SHOP will begin performances Today evening, February 11, open on Wednesday, March 1, and run for six weeks only through Sunday, March 26 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

MTC & Marin Academy to Co-Produce Jeff Cohen's THE SOAP MYTH

Marin Theatre Company is honored to co-produce a staged reading of Jeff Cohen's The Soap Myth with the Marin Academy on Tuesday, February 21 at 7:00pm starring the incomparable Ed Asner and Tovah Feldshuh. After last year's successful production at MTC, Marin Academy approached MTC about bringing Mr. Cohen's story to a wider community, most importantly the Academy's student body. The organizations are thrilled to join forces in re-staging this work, with playwright Cohen, Mr. Asner and Ms. Feldshuh on board.

Lizbeth MacKay FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Lizbeth MacKay has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

Lizbeth MacKay has not appeared in the West End.

Lizbeth MacKay has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in "The Price". Additionally, she received a nomination for Best Debut Performance at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her role in "Crimes of the Heart". She also received a nomination for Performance at the Theatre World Awards for her work in "Crimes of the Heart".

Lizbeth MacKay has won the Best Debut Performance award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her role in "Crimes of the Heart." She has also received the Performance award from the Theatre World Awards for her performance in the same production.

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