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Maureen Stapleton

 
Date of Birth: June 21, 1925
Date of Death: March 13, 2006 (80)

Birth Place: Troy, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1981
Birdie Hubbard
  [Broadway]
1979
Performer
  [Broadway]
1977
Fonsia Dorsey [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1975
The Mother
  [Broadway]
1972
Mildred Wild
  [Broadway]
1972
Georgie Elgin
  [Broadway]
1970
Evy Meara
  [Broadway]
1970
Beatrice Chambers
  [Broadway]
1968
Norma Hubley
Muriel Tate
Karen Nash
  [Broadway]
1966
Serafina Delle Rose
  [Broadway]
The Twentieth Anniversary Production, 1965
The Mother
  [Broadway]
1960
Carrie Berniers
  [Broadway]
1958
Ida
  [Broadway]
1957
Lady Torrance
  [Broadway]
1953
Lady Anne
  [Broadway]
1953
Bella
  [Broadway]
1953
Elizabeth Proctor [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1951
Serafina Delle Rose
  [Broadway]
1950
Emily Williams
  [Broadway]
1949
Miss Hatch
  [Broadway]
1947
Iras
  [Broadway]
1946
Pegeen Mike (Alternate) [Replacement]
Sara Tansey

Photos

Maureen Stapleton, Christopher Plummer and Glynnis Johns attend a Press junket for 'L Photo

Maureen Stapleton, Christopher Plummer and Glynnis Johns attend a Press junket for 'Little Gloria... Happy at Last" at the Plaza Hotel on September 11, 1982 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
01/03/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1981
Birdie Hubbard

  [Broadway]
1979
Performer

  [Broadway]
1977
Fonsia Dorsey [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1975
The Mother

  [Broadway]
1972
Mildred Wild

  [Broadway]
1972
Georgie Elgin

  [Broadway]
1970
Evy Meara

  [Broadway]
1970
Beatrice Chambers

  [Broadway]
1968
Norma Hubley

Muriel Tate

Karen Nash

  [Broadway]
1966
Serafina Delle Rose

  [Broadway]
The Twentieth Anniversary Production, 1965
The Mother

  [Broadway]
1960
Carrie Berniers

  [Broadway]
1958
Ida

  [Broadway]
1957
Lady Torrance

  [Broadway]
1953
Lady Anne

  [Broadway]
1953
Bella

  [Broadway]
1953
Elizabeth Proctor [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1951
Serafina Delle Rose

  [Broadway]
1950
Emily Williams

  [Broadway]
1949
Miss Hatch

  [Broadway]
1947
Iras

  [Broadway]
1946
Pegeen Mike (Alternate) [Replacement]

Sara Tansey


Maureen Stapleton Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Maureen Stapleton, The Little Foxes
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1971 - Outstanding Performance Gold Star
Maureen Stapleton, The Gingerbread Lady
 
Tony Awards - 1971 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Maureen Stapleton, The Gingerbread Lady
 
Tony Awards - 1968 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Maureen Stapleton , Plaza Suite
 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Maureen Stapleton , Toys in the Attic
 
Tony Awards - 1959 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Maureen Stapleton, The Cold Wind and the Warm
 
Theatre World Awards - 1951 - Performance Gold Star
Maureen Stapleton, The Rose Tattoo
 
Tony Awards - 1951 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Maureen Stapleton, The Rose Tattoo

Maureen Stapleton News

The Actors Studio to Present Conversation With Al Pacino & DOG DAY AFTERNOON Screenin Photo The Actors Studio to Present Conversation With Al Pacino & DOG DAY AFTERNOON Screening for 75th Anniversary
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022

The Actors Studio will host a 75th Anniversary benefit screening of the Academy Award-winning film Dog Day Afternoon, followed by a live interview with the film’s star and The Actors Studio co-president Al Pacino. The Gala event will take place Thursday, October 27 at 7PM, the United Palace.

PLAZA SUITE Extends Through July 10 Photo PLAZA SUITE Extends Through July 10
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022

Today, producers of Plaza Suite, the hit comedy by Neil Simon starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey, announced a third extension due to overwhelming demand.

Review Roundup: PLAZA SUITE, Starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, Ope Photo Review Roundup: PLAZA SUITE, Starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, Opens On Broadway!
by Review Roundups - Mar 28, 2022

On Friday night, two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker made their return to Broadway in the long-awaited first preview of Neil Simon's classic comedy about marriage, Plaza Suite under the direction of Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey.

PLAZA SUITE on Broadway Announces TodayTix Mobile Lottery Photo PLAZA SUITE on Broadway Announces TodayTix Mobile Lottery
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

Find out how to get tickets and the TodayTix mobile lottery policy for the highly anticipated production of Neil Simon’s comedy Plaza Suite.

Ann-Margret And Bobby Rydell To Appear At BYE BYE BIRDIE Screening At The Montalban Photo Ann-Margret And Bobby Rydell To Appear At BYE BYE BIRDIE Screening At The Montalban
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2021

Cinelounge Theatres and Cleopatra Records will present a special screening of the classic hit musical Bye Bye Birdie at The Montalban, 1615 N. Vine St., Hollywood, CA 90028 on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.

Theater Stories: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, HEAD OVER HEELS, PLAZA SUITE & More  Photo Theater Stories: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, HEAD OVER HEELS, PLAZA SUITE & More About The Hudson Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Hudson Theatre! Learn about shows to have graced the stage of the theatre including Sunday in the Park With George, Head Over Heels, Burn This, American Utopia and more!

Theater Stories: COME FROM AWAY, PASSION, JEKYLL & HYDE and More About the Gerald Sch Photo Theater Stories: COME FROM AWAY, PASSION, JEKYLL & HYDE and More About the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre! Learn about the theatre's namesake, Gerald Schoenfeld; the theatre's best-known shows like The M-Fer With the Hat, the Glengarry Glen Ross revival, The Humans, Come From Away, and much more!

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Richard W. Kidwell Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Richard W. Kidwell
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 8, 2021

Today’s subject Richard W. Kidwell has been living his theatre life in DC theatre professionally since1966. He has been the Theatre Manager at the Opera House at Kennedy Center since it’s very first performance back in 1971 which makes him one of if not the longest running employees working in the DC theatre scene.

Theater Stories: The OKLAHOMA! Revival, FUN HOME, AMERICAN BUFFALO & More About the C Photo Theater Stories: The OKLAHOMA! Revival, FUN HOME, AMERICAN BUFFALO & More About the Circle in the Square Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features The Circle in the Square Theatre! Learn about the Circle in the Square Theatre School, the 2019 Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma!, the show that was most recently set to be performed in the theatre, American Buffalo, and much more!

THE UNDERSTUDY by Ellen Tovatt Leary Released Today Photo THE UNDERSTUDY by Ellen Tovatt Leary Released Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2020

The Understudy by Ellen Tovatt Leary is marking its release today. The charming, evocative, and authentic novel portrays the life of a Broadway actress in the 1970s, evoking the familiar rooms, smells, situations and romance of the industry in a way that only a true veteran of the Great White Way can do.

Maureen Stapleton Videos

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE ROSE TATTOO By Tennessee Williams VideoPLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE ROSE TATTOO By Tennessee Williams
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Tennessee Williams. Today's play, The Rose Tattoo! 

Gyllenhaal and Sarsgaard Join O'Hare in CSC's UNCLE VANYA, Begins 1/17
by Eddie Varley - Dec 11, 2008

Acclaimed film and stage actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard have joined the cast of Classic Stage Company's upcoming new production of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, starring Tony Award winner Denis O'Hare as Vanya, and directed by Austin Pendleton, it was announced today by CSC Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Jessica R. Jenen. UNCLE VANYA will begin previews on Saturday, January 17 at Classic Stage Company at 136 East 13th Street. An official press opening date will be announced in the coming weeks. UNCLE VANYA will play a limited engagement through March 1, 2009.


Maureen Stapleton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Maureen Stapleton been in?
Maureen Stapleton has appeared on Broadway in 22 shows.

How many West End shows has Maureen Stapleton been in?
Maureen Stapleton has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Maureen Stapleton been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Little Foxes , Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for The Gingerbread Lady , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Gingerbread Lady , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Plaza Suite , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Toys in the Attic , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Cold Wind and the Warm Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Rose Tattoo and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Rose Tattoo .

What awards has Maureen Stapleton won?
Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for The Gingerbread Lady, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Gingerbread Lady Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Rose Tattooand Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Rose Tattoo.