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Martha Plimpton

 
Date Of Birth:
November 16, 1970 (51)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Martha Plimpton has appeared on Broadway in The Coast of Utopia (2006), Shining City (2006), Top Girls (2007), and Pal Joey (2008). Other theatre productions include The Playboy of the Western World, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Glass Menagerie, The Sisters Rosensweig, and Uncle Vanya. She ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 16, 1970 (51)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Martha Plimpton has appeared on Broadway in The Coast of Utopia (2006), Shining City (2006), Top Girls (2007), and Pal Joey (2008). Other theatre productions include The Playboy of the Western World, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Glass Menagerie, The Sisters Rosensweig, and Uncle Vanya. She ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Transfer Production, 2019
Tracey
  [Off-Broadway]
One Night Only Concert Presentation Production, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Julia
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2008
Gladys Bumps
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2008
Pope Joan/Angie
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2007
Imogen
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Natasha Tuchkov Ogarev
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Natasha Tuchkov
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Varenka
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2006
Neasa
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
Nora
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1979
Performer

Photos

From left, Sorel Carradine, actor Ever Carradine, Caitlyn Carradine and actor Martha  Photo

From left, Sorel Carradine, actor Ever Carradine, Caitlyn Carradine and actor Martha Plimpton

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Date:
09/19/2022
Actor Martha Plimpton  Photo

Actor Martha Plimpton

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Date:
09/19/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Transfer Production, 2019
Tracey

  [Off-Broadway]
One Night Only Concert Presentation Production, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Julia

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2008
Gladys Bumps

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2008
Pope Joan/Angie

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2007
Imogen

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Natasha Tuchkov Ogarev

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Natasha Tuchkov

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Varenka

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2006
Neasa

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
Nora

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1979
Performer

Martha Plimpton Biography

Martha Plimpton has appeared on Broadway in The Coast of Utopia (2006), Shining City (2006), Top Girls (2007), and Pal Joey (2008). Other theatre productions include The Playboy of the Western World, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Glass Menagerie, The Sisters Rosensweig, and Uncle Vanya. She returned to Broadway in the fall of 2014 in a revival of A Delicate Balance starring opposite Glenn Close. She also appeared in the 2011 New York Philharmonic concert production of Company as Sarah.

Television credits include The Real O'Neals, Raising Hope (Emmy nomination), and The Good Wife. Films include Hello Again, Small Town Murder Songs, and Dante's Inferno.

Martha Plimpton Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Martha Plimpton, Pal Joey
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Martha Plimpton, Pal Joey
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Martha Plimpton, Pal Joey
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Martha Plimpton, Top Girls
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2007 - Best Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Martha Plimpton, The Coast of Utopia
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Martha Plimpton, The Coast of Utopia
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Martha Plimpton , The Coast of Utopia
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Martha Plimpton, The Coast of Utopia
 
The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Lead Actress
Martha PlimptonHobson’s Choice

Martha Plimpton News

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of OKLAHOMA! in Los Angeles Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of OKLAHOMA! in Los Angeles
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2022

The National Tour of Oklahoma! celebrated its opening night at the Ahmanson Theatre on September 15. The production plays at the Center Theatre Group venue in Los Angeles through October 16. Check out the photos from the opening night red carpet here!

Patti LuPone, Martha Plimpton, Lea DeLaria & More to Take Part in A IS FOR Benefit at Photo Patti LuPone, Martha Plimpton, Lea DeLaria & More to Take Part in A IS FOR Benefit at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

A is For¬†is commemorating their 10-year anniversary by returning for their annual benefit live and in person back at 54 Below. The event will take place at 54 Below on Sunday Oct 2nd; 6:30 pm, and feature Ann Harada,¬†Patti LuPone, Lea DeLaria, Bonnie Milligan, Javier¬†Mu√Īoz¬†and more to be announced.

The Warner Theatre's Fall Films Series to Present THE GOONIES & FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS T Photo The Warner Theatre's Fall Films Series to Present THE GOONIES & FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2022

The Warner Theatre's Fall Films Series begins Thursday 9/8 at 7 pm with THE GOONIES. The following week, the Warner will show FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, 9/15 at 7 pm.

Hollywood Critics Association Announce Presenters & Hosts Photo Hollywood Critics Association Announce Presenters & Hosts
by Michael Major - Aug 9, 2022

The HCA reveals a line up of presenters including; Alfonso Herrera, Ana de la Reguera, Auli'i Cravalho, Celina Smith, Chloe Cherry, Colman Domingo, Danny Pudi, Dichen Lachman, Garret Dillahunt, Genevieve Angelson, Hannah Waddingham, Johnny Sibilly, James Lance, Jaren Lewison, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Michelle Visage, and more.

GRISWOLD By Angela J. Davis is Selected as the Winner of the Playhouse Creatures 2022 Photo GRISWOLD By Angela J. Davis is Selected as the Winner of the Playhouse Creatures 2022 New Works Celebration
by Stephi Wild - Jun 26, 2022

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company has announced the winner of its 2022 Dr. R.J. Rodriguez Emerging Playwrights' Celebration: GRISWOLD by Angela J. Davis.

Photos: See Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli & More at Red Bull Theater Gala Honoring Andr Photo Photos: See Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli & More at Red Bull Theater Gala Honoring André De Shield
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Red Bull Theater honored the illustrious ANDR√Č DE SHIELDS with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event held on Monday June 13th. Check out photos!

Red Bull Theater REVELRY Benefit Gala Honoring André De Shields to Take Place Tonigh Photo Red Bull Theater REVELRY Benefit Gala Honoring André De Shields to Take Place Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, Red Bull Theater's benefit event tonight, Monday June 13th, at 6pm.

From the Winner's Circle: TAKE ME OUT Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks LGBTQ+ Visibili Photo From the Winner's Circle: TAKE ME OUT Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks LGBTQ+ Visibility and More!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2022

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for TAKE ME OUT.

TAKE ME OUT's Jesse Tyler Ferguson Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Ac Photo TAKE ME OUT's Jesse Tyler Ferguson Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for TAKE ME OUT. 

Acclaimed Choreographer and Multi-Award Winning Musical Director Join The Team of 13  Photo Acclaimed Choreographer and Multi-Award Winning Musical Director Join The Team of 13 THE MUSICAL at The Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022

Panic! Productions, Born To Perform Studio and BarCinBoo Productions announce the addition of acclaimed choreographer Michelle Elkin and multiple award winning musical director Lloyd Cooper will join the team, along with Barry Pearl, of the popular teen musical 13.  

Martha Plimpton Videos

VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson on (Finally!) Being Invited to the Tonys Party VideoVIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson on (Finally!) Being Invited to the Tonys Party
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2022

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been a treasured member of the Broadway community since his debut in the 1998 revival on On the Town. This season he returns to the stage as 'Mason' in Second Stage's revival of Take Me Out, in a performance which has earned him a career first- a Tony nomination!

VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks TAKE ME OUT, BROADWAY RISING, and More on THE TONIG VideoVIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks TAKE ME OUT, BROADWAY RISING, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

Award-winning actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss his starring role in Broadway's revival of TAKE ME OUT and more. Ferguson also shares details about fatherhood, including footage of his son. He shares a story with Fallon's special guest co-host, singer Shawn Mendes, about attending the Oscars party.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Fran Kranz's MASS; In Theatres This October VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Fran Kranz's MASS; In Theatres This October
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2021

Years after an unspeakable tragedy tore their lives apart, two sets of parents (Jason Isaacs and Martha Plimpton, Reed Birney and Ann Dowd) agree to talk privately in an attempt to move forward. In Fran Kranz’s writing and directing debut, he thoughtfully examines their journey of grief, anger and acceptance by coming face-to-face with the ones who have been left behind.

VIDEO: Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton & Reed Birney Talk MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richa VideoVIDEO: Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton & Reed Birney Talk MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 23, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with stage and screen favorites Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton and Reed Birney, who star in Mass- in theaters this October.

VIDEO: Fran Kranz Talks MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Fran Kranz Talks MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 22, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with Broadway veteran Fran Kranz, who is making his film directorial and screenwriting debut with Mass- in theaters this October.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for HBO Max Dramedy GENERATION VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for HBO Max Dramedy GENERATION
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2021

An additional eight episodes comprising the second half of the season will debut later this year. GENERA+ION is a dark yet playful half-hour series following a diverse group of high school students whose exploration of modern sexuality (devices and all) tests deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love and the nature of family in their conservative community.

HELLO AGAIN Starring Audra McDonald, Martha Plimpton, Jenna Ushkowitz, and Cheyenne J VideoHELLO AGAIN Starring Audra McDonald, Martha Plimpton, Jenna Ushkowitz, and Cheyenne Jackson is Now Available to Stream on BROADWAYHD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2020

Hello Again, directed by Tom Gustafson, centers around ten lost souls that slip in and out of one another's arms in a daisy-chained exploration of love's bittersweet embrace. The film is based on the Off-Broadway hit of the same name by Michael John LaChiusaa and stars Martha Plimpton, Audra McDonald, Cheyenne Jackson, Rumor Willis, Sam Underwood, Nolan Gerard Funk, Jenna Ushkowitz, Tyler Blackburn and more.

Broadway Rewind: PAL JOEY Returns to Broadway with Stockard Channing in 2008! VideoBroadway Rewind: PAL JOEY Returns to Broadway with Stockard Channing in 2008!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 19, 2020

Pal Joey return to Broadway in 2008, almost seven decades after it originally premiered in 1940. This time, the beloved Rodgers and Hart musical starred Christian Hoff, Martha Plimpton and Stockard Channing. The Roundabout revival played 85 performances at Studio 54 and earned four Tony nominations that season.

VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita Are Having a Baby! VideoVIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita Are Having a Baby!
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2020

On Thursday night's episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden, guest Jesse Tyler Ferguson announced that he and his husband are having a baby!

YELLOW SOUND LABEL's 'Jukebox Saloon Vol. 2' Out Now VideoYELLOW SOUND LABEL's 'Jukebox Saloon Vol. 2' Out Now
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 27, 2019

YELLOW SOUND LABEL has announced that Jukebox Saloon Vol. 2, featuring Chicago-based vocalist Colby Beserra and New York keyboard whiz Dan Lipton, is available in digital and streaming formats starting today, Friday, September 27. Beserra and Lipton bring their strong musicality and love of a good song to the Jukebox Saloon. Inspired by the classic Tony Bennett/Bill Evans duo records, a pair of pros strips down and re-engineers their favorite songs with a sense of musical adventure. They create unique, jazzed-out interpretations of songs you know and songs they'd like you to hear. Jukebox Saloon Vol. 2 is available to stream on Spotify, Apple Music and other music services.


Martha Plimpton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Martha Plimpton been in?
Martha Plimpton has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Martha Plimpton been in?
Martha Plimpton has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Martha Plimpton's first West End show?
Martha Plimpton's first West End show was Sweat which opened in 2019

What awards has Martha Plimpton been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Pal Joey , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Pal Joey , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Pal Joey , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Top Girls , Best Featured Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Coast of Utopia , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Coast of Utopia , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Coast of Utopia Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Coast of Utopia and Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for Hobson’s Choice .

What awards has Martha Plimpton won?
Best Featured Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Coast of Utopia Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Coast of Utopiaand Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Coast of Utopia.