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Mary Louise Wilson

 
Birth Place:
USA
Bio:
Broadway: Big Edie in Grey Gardens (Tony Award), Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret (Tony nomination). Off-Broadway: Diana Vreeland in and co-writer of Full Gallop, Queen Elizabeth I in Bard of Avon. Television: Louie?s mother on "Louie CK," "Nurse Jackie." (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 12, 1932 (89)

Birth Place: USA

Bio:
Broadway: Big Edie in Grey Gardens (Tony Award), Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret (Tony nomination). Off-Broadway: Diana Vreeland in and co-writer of Full Gallop, Queen Elizabeth I in Bard of Avon. Television: Louie?s mother on "Louie CK," "Nurse Jackie." (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Letitia Primrose
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater LCT3 Production, 2012
Vera
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2006
Edith Bouvier Beale
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Edith Bouvier Beale
  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Edith Bouvier Beale
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Queen Elizabeth
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Mrs. Morehead
  [New York]
Reading, 1999
Other Roles
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Henny
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Fraulein Schneider
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Diana Vreeland
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Diana Vreeland
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Ursula
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Witch #1/Gentlewoman
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1985
Mickey
  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Nanny/Woman in the Park/Principal [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1982
Red Queen
  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Sister Mary Ignatius/ Sarah Siddons [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1981
Lenya Zubritsky
  [Broadway]
1980
Elizabeth Imbrie
  [Broadway]
1977
Miss Prism
  [Broadway]
1975
Kitty Dean
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1974
Tessie Tura
Rose (Standby)
  [Broadway]
1973
Nancy Blake
  [Off-Broadway]
1970
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1970
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1968
Linda (A Great Career)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Marge MacDougall [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1968
Bernice
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Comrade Ada
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Sue Ann
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1962
Performer
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1960
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1958
Columbine

Writing

Playwright
Playwright

Photos

Harriet Harris, Stephen DeRosa, Mary Louise Wilson, Lee Wilkof Photo

Harriet Harris, Stephen DeRosa, Mary Louise Wilson, Lee Wilkof

From: 
Date:
12/08/2015
Kristin Chenoweth (Lily Garland), Peter Gallagher (Oscar Jaffee), Mark Linn-Baker (Ol Photo

Kristin Chenoweth (Lily Garland), Peter Gallagher (Oscar Jaffee), Mark Linn-Baker (Oliver Webb), Michael McGrath (Owen O√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘMalley), Mary Louise Wilson (Letitia Peabody Primrose) and Andy Karl (Bruce Granit)

From: 
Date:
02/25/2015
Janet Shea, Clare Moncrief, Mary Louise Wilson, Tracey Collins,  Lara Grice Photo

Janet Shea, Clare Moncrief, Mary Louise Wilson, Tracey Collins, Lara Grice

From: 
Date:
07/19/2013
Seated: Janet Shea and Mary Louise Wilson Standing:  Tracey Collins, Lara Grice, Clar Photo

Seated: Janet Shea and Mary Louise Wilson Standing: Tracey Collins, Lara Grice, Clare Moncrief

From: 
Date:
07/19/2013
Mary Louise Wilson  Photo

Mary Louise Wilson

From: 
Date:
12/19/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Letitia Primrose

  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater LCT3 Production, 2012
Vera

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2006
Edith Bouvier Beale

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Edith Bouvier Beale

  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Edith Bouvier Beale

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Queen Elizabeth

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Mrs. Morehead

  [New York]
Reading, 1999
Other Roles

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Henny

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Fraulein Schneider

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Diana Vreeland

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Diana Vreeland

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Ursula

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Witch #1/Gentlewoman

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1985
Mickey

  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Nanny/Woman in the Park/Principal [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1982
Red Queen

  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Sister Mary Ignatius/ Sarah Siddons [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1981
Lenya Zubritsky

  [Broadway]
1980
Elizabeth Imbrie

  [Broadway]
1977
Miss Prism

  [Broadway]
1975
Kitty Dean

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1974
Tessie Tura

Rose (Standby)

  [Broadway]
1973
Nancy Blake

  [Off-Broadway]
1970
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1970
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1968
Linda (A Great Career)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Marge MacDougall [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1968
Bernice

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Comrade Ada

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Sue Ann

Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1962
Performer

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1960
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1958
Columbine

Writing
Playwright
Playwright

Mary Louise Wilson Biography

Broadway: Big Edie in Grey Gardens (Tony Award), Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret (Tony nomination). Off-Broadway: Diana Vreeland in and co-writer of Full Gallop, Queen Elizabeth I in Bard of Avon. Television: Louie?s mother on "Louie CK," "Nurse Jackie."

Mary Louise Wilson Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Mary Louise Wilson, On the Twentieth Century
 
- 2012 - Legend of Off Broadway Award Gold Star
Mary Louise Wilson
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Mary Louise Wilson, 4 Miles
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Performance Gold Star
Mary Louise Wilson, 4 Miles
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Performance Gold Star
Mary Louise Wilson, 4 Miles
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2007 - Best Featured Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Mary Louise Wilson, Grey Gardens
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Mary Louise Wilson, Grey Gardens
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Mary Louise Wilson, Grey Gardens
 
The Lortels - 2006 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Mary Louise Wilson, Grey Gardens
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play Gold Star
Mary Louise Wilson, The Beard of Avon
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Mary Louise Wilson, Cabaret
 
Obie Awards - 1996 - Performance Gold Star
Mary Louise Wilson, Full Gallop

Mary Louise Wilson News

39th Elliot Norton Awards Nominations Announced - See the Full List! Photo 39th Elliot Norton Awards Nominations Announced - See the Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

More than 60 nominations in over two dozen categories of outstanding actors, directors, designers, choreographers, musicians, and productions were announced today by the Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) for the 39th Elliot Norton Awards.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 15- Kristin Chenoweth Stars in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY on  Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 15- Kristin Chenoweth Stars in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY on Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2021

On this day in 2015, the classic musical On the Twentieth Century returned to Broadway!

Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in M Photo Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. The book will be available on Tuesday, March 9 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown.

Theater Stories: Parties With Cher, Dolly Parton & Diana Ross, The Long-Running CABAR Photo Theater Stories: Parties With Cher, Dolly Parton & Diana Ross, The Long-Running CABARET Revival, and More About Studio 54!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features Studio 54! Learn about the star-studded parties during the venue's nightclub days, with artists artists including Dolly Parton, Diana Ross, Liza Minnelli, and more; the long-running revival of Cabaret starring Alan Cumming and more!

Broadway Rewind: ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Returns to Broadway with Kristin Chenoweth, Photo Broadway Rewind: ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Returns to Broadway with Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, Andy Karl & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when the first Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century opened at the American Airlines Theatre, where it ran for 144 performances.

The Off Broadway Alliance Announces Dates For The 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance A Photo The Off Broadway Alliance Announces Dates For The 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2020

The Nominating Committee of the Off Broadway Alliance has announced important dates for the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards.

Cast and Crew Have Been Announced for Theo Ubique's GREY GARDENS Photo Cast and Crew Have Been Announced for Theo Ubique's GREY GARDENS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 23, 2020

Cast and crew were announced today for Theo Ubique's production of the hilarious and heartbreaking musical GREY GARDENS, to be performed at the Howard Street Theatre at 721 Howard St., Evanston, from March 6 to April 26, 2020.

Theo Ubique Returns to a Four-Production Season for Second Year in New Home Photo Theo Ubique Returns to a Four-Production Season for Second Year in New Home
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 13, 2019

Founding Artistic Director Fred Anzevino today announced a partial lineup of musicals for the company's second year in residence at the Howard Street Theatre, the venue developed by the City of Evanston specifically for the company.

HAMILTON Tour, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, And More Win 2019 Elliot Norton Awards Photo HAMILTON Tour, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, And More Win 2019 Elliot Norton Awards
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2019

Awards were presented to more than two dozen outstanding actors, directors, designers, and ensembles tonight by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) at The 37th Annual Elliot Norton Awards ceremony, held at the Huntington Avenue Theatre.

Boston Theater Critics Association Announces The 37th Annual Elliot Norton Awards Nom Photo Boston Theater Critics Association Announces The 37th Annual Elliot Norton Awards Nominations; Broadway-Bound JAGGED LITTLE PILL Leads With Six Noms
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2019

Two dozen nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 37th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 7 PM, at the Huntington Avenue Theatre.

Mary Louise Wilson Videos

Broadway Rewind: ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Returns to Broadway with Kristin Chenoweth, VideoBroadway Rewind: ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Returns to Broadway with Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, Andy Karl & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when the first Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century opened at the American Airlines Theatre, where it ran for 144 performances.

BWW TV: The Train Has Arrived! Watch Highlights from ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2015

All Aboard! BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a first look at highlights from ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY below! Check them out and then join us on Sunday night for our LIVE Review Roundup as the show officially opens for critics.

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY with Osnes, Fontana & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway production of On the Twentieth Century now technically opens on Sunday, March 15, 2015, as a result of Peter Gallagher missing a week of performances due to a sinus infection. Sickness didn't stop the show however, and the company celebrated their opening on the originally planned March 12- last night! BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet, and below, you can check out interviews with Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, Vanessa Williams, Victor Garber, and more!

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway production of On the Twentieth Century now technically opens on Sunday, March 15, 2015, as a result of Peter Gallagher missing a week of performances due to a sinus infection. Sickness didn't stop the show however, and the company celebrated their opening on the originally planned March 12- last night! BroadwayWord's Richard Ridge was there for the special night and you can check out interviews with the full gang below!

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Cast of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY- Peter Gallagher, Kristin Chenoweth & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 29, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the classic musical On the Twentieth Century, which will play a 20-week limited engagement through July 5, 2015, beginning previews on February 12, 2015 and opening officially on March 12, 2015 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Starring Tony & Emmy Award winner Chenoweth, Golden Globe & SAG Award winner & Tony nominee Gallagher, Tony nominee Andy Karl, Mark Linn-Baker, Tony winner Michael McGrath and Tony winner Mary Louise Wilson, On the Twentieth Century will be choreographed by Tony winner Warren Carlyle and directed by six-time Tony nomineeScott Ellis, and features music by Cy Coleman and book & lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. On the Twentieth Century is based on plays by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur & Bruce Millholland. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the full gang. Check out interviews with Chenoweth, Gallagher, Ellis and more below!

BWW Video Show Preview: Grey Gardens
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2007

BroadwayWorld.com brings you these highlights from the highly acclaimed Broadway musical, Grey Gardens!


Mary Louise Wilson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mary Louise Wilson been in?
Mary Louise Wilson has appeared on Broadway in 17 shows.

How many West End shows has Mary Louise Wilson been in?
Mary Louise Wilson has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Mary Louise Wilson been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for On the Twentieth Century , Legend of Off Broadway Award () , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for 4000 Miles , Performance (Obie Awards) for 4000 Miles , Performance (Obie Awards) for 4000 Miles , Best Featured Actress in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Grey Gardens , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Grey Gardens , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Grey Gardens , Outstanding Featured Actress (The Lortels) for Grey Gardens , Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Beard of Avon Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Cabaret and Performance (Obie Awards) for Full Gallop .

What awards has Mary Louise Wilson won?
Legend of Off Broadway Award (), Performance (Obie Awards) for 4000 Miles, Performance (Obie Awards) for 4000 Miles, Best Featured Actress in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Grey Gardens, Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Grey Gardens Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Beard of Avonand Performance (Obie Awards) for Full Gallop.

How many shows has Mary Louise Wilson written?
Mary Louise Wilson has written 1 shows including Full Gallop (Playwright).