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Mary E. Hodges

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Mary E. Hodges (Actor/Director) Recently performed in the All-Female OTHELLO, starring Debra Ann Byrd and Mary Chieffo as Othello and Iago this last November in Harlem. Directed by Tony Award Winner Trezana Beverley, Hodges played the role of Lt. Cassio. Also with Harlem Shakespeare Festival, ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Mary E. Hodges (Actor/Director) Recently performed in the All-Female OTHELLO, starring Debra Ann Byrd and Mary Chieffo as Othello and Iago this last November in Harlem. Directed by Tony Award Winner Trezana Beverley, Hodges played the role of Lt. Cassio. Also with Harlem Shakespeare Festival, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Original Off-Broadway Production, 2022
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Mary E. Hodges Biography

Mary E. Hodges (Actor/Director)
Recently performed in the All-Female OTHELLO, starring Debra Ann Byrd and Mary Chieffo as Othello and Iago this last November in Harlem. Directed by Tony Award Winner Trezana Beverley, Hodges played the role of Lt. Cassio. Also with Harlem Shakespeare Festival, Mary was in a concert reading of an All Female Julius Caesar as part of the new BOLD NEW VOICES initiative: MIST Harlem/Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre Group; the cast featured Trezana Beverley and Michele Shay. Other work with HSF: Hamlet (Ophelia); King Lear (The Fool). Also in New York, Mary has worked with Gideon Productions, Judith Shakespeare Company, The Lark, National Black Theatre, Target Margin, to list some. Regionally: Long Wharf Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, The Berkshire Theatre Festival, Connecticut Repertory Theatre. Mary appeared in Season 17 of Law & Order: SVU as Judge Anita Wright, in the episode titled "Maternal Instincts". As a director, Mary recently directed Michael Bradford's New York Premiere of "Fathers and Sons" at The Davenport Theatre, produced by The Negro Ensemble Company. She staged Cheryl Davis' play "Carefully Taught" for the Astoria Performing Arts Center Midwinter Reading Series. She has directed in numerous Estrogenius Festivals and too many staged readings to count.




Mary E. Hodges News

Casting Announced For The 2nd Annual Black Motherhood And Parenting New Play Festival Photo Casting Announced For The 2nd Annual Black Motherhood And Parenting New Play Festival
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022

Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL) and Blackboard Plays have announced the casting for the 2nd Annual Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival, taking place virtually from October 20 - November 14, 2022.  

Second Annual Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival Set For October Photo Second Annual Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival Set For October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022

Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL) and Blackboard Plays have announced the festival programming for the nationally recognized 2nd Annual Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival, taking place virtually from October 20 - November 14, 2022.

Photos: First Look at PATIENCE at Second Stage Theater Photo Photos: First Look at PATIENCE at Second Stage Theater
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

Second Stage Theater is now presenting PATIENCE by JOHNNY G. LLOYD. The production is directed by Zhailon Levingston and featured Justiin Davis, Jonathan Burke, Nemuna Ceesay, Zainab Barry, and Mary E. Hodges. Check out photos here!

Cast Announced For Johnny G. Lloyd's PATIENCE at Second Stage Photo Cast Announced For Johnny G. Lloyd's PATIENCE at Second Stage
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of PATIENCE by JOHNNY G. LLOYD. The production is directed by Zhailon Levingston and will feature Justiin Davis, Jonathan Burke, Nemuna Ceesay, Zainab Barry, and Mary E. Hodges.

League of Professional Theatre Women Announces Leadership & 2022 Spring Events Photo League of Professional Theatre Women Announces Leadership & 2022 Spring Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2022

The League of Professional Theatre Womenan organization which has championed women in the professional theatre for four decades, today announced the youngest, most diverse leadership in its history: co-presidents Mary E. Hodges & Katrin Hilbe, and Executive Vice President, Malini Singh McDonald.  

The League Of Professional Theatre Women Awarded Receives NYSCA Grant Photo The League Of Professional Theatre Women Awarded Receives NYSCA Grant
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2021

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Mary E. Hodges and Katrin Hilbe, Co-Presidents), announced today a grant award totaling $59,500 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Following New York State's $105 million investment in the arts for FY2022, NYSCA has awarded more than $80 million since June 2021.

The League of Professional Theatre Women Kicks Off New Season on September 13 Photo The League of Professional Theatre Women Kicks Off New Season on September 13
by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021

With its continuing mission to support women theatre makers and creators through discourse, resources, and mentorship, the League of Professional Theatre Women (www.theatrewomen.org) will kick off its 39th season on Monday, September 13 at 7 pm with a free virtual event, open to all League members and women interested in future League membership.

Photo Flash: See Estelle Parsons, Stephanie Berry, Taylor Reynolds & More at the Virt Photo Photo Flash: See Estelle Parsons, Stephanie Berry, Taylor Reynolds & More at the Virtual 2021 Theatre Women Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

On Monday, June 7th the League of Professional Theatre Women presented the 2021 Theatre Women Awards, dedicated to promoting the visibility of the theatrical work of women artists, across all genres

Tonya Pinkins, Ezra Knight, Pat Bowie & Others Perform in New Works for Black Motherh Photo Tonya Pinkins, Ezra Knight, Pat Bowie & Others Perform in New Works for Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2021

In April 2021, Parent Artist Advocacy League and Blackboard Plays announced the 1st Annual Black Motherhood and Parenting New Play Festival, the four works that comprise the lineup, and the partner theatres with whom they are producing the plays: Bishop Arts Theater Center, Detroit Public Theater, Oregon Shakespeare, and St. Louis Rep.

Theaters Join Forces For First Annual National BLACK MOTHERHOOD AND PARENTING NEW PLA Photo Theaters Join Forces For First Annual National BLACK MOTHERHOOD AND PARENTING NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2021

In October 2020, Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL) and Blackboard Plays announced an open call for submissions to The Black Motherhood* and Parenting New Play Festival.


Mary E. Hodges Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mary E. Hodges next theatre project?
Mary E. Hodges's next show will be Patience which opens on 8/2/2022 on Off-Broadway.


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@HodgesMary - 10/20/22 10:25pm THISSSS! The other "Big Lie" I got my MFA in Acting in 2001, I have never been offered a teaching job to "teach" ac… https://t.co/xLCdCdsxid


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@HodgesMary - 10/17/22 11:42pm Are we still not done crossing off "The first to..." lists yet? Really, the first black woman to direct an August W… https://t.co/bbAXsTzlNq


@HodgesMary - 10/17/22 11:28pm I love this, what @SamuelLJackson is saying here. #blackfemaledirectors are the bomb!! And I would love to be able… https://t.co/nQMIZOOWsw


@HodgesMary - 10/11/22 10:52am #chocolatethesians


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