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Phyllis Somerville

 
Date Of Death:
August 09, 2022 (???)
Bio:
Broadway: Over Here, Once in a Lifetime. Off-Broadway includes Signature Plays (Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro), I Remember Mama, Happiness, The Night Hank Williams Died, Moe's Lucky Seven, Little Egypt, The Sum of Us, Marisol, and ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: August 09, 2022
Date of Death: August 09, 2022 (0)

Bio:
Broadway: Over Here, Once in a Lifetime. Off-Broadway includes Signature Plays (Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro), I Remember Mama, Happiness, The Night Hank Williams Died, Moe's Lucky Seven, Little Egypt, The Sum of Us, Marisol, and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Mrs. Henry DuBose
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre 25th Anniversary Production, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Underground Premiere, 2013
Rose
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Jessie Cates (Standby)
  [Broadway]
1978
Miss Chasen
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Performer
Wilma

Photos

Lynn Cohen, Rita Gardner, Heather MacRae, Marni Nixon, Alice Cannon, Phyllis Somervil Photo

Lynn Cohen, Rita Gardner, Heather MacRae, Marni Nixon, Alice Cannon, Phyllis Somerville, Letty Serra, Barbara Andres, Dale Soules, and Barbara Barrie attend the Meet & Greet the cast of Transport Group's 'I Remember Mama' on February 12, 2014 at the Clin

From: 
Date:
07/27/2016
Melody Giron, Ryan-James Hatanaka, Phyllis Somerville, Frank Wood, Alison Fraser Photo

Melody Giron, Ryan-James Hatanaka, Phyllis Somerville, Frank Wood, Alison Fraser

From: 
Date:
05/23/2016
Phyllis Somerville, Frank Wood, Melody Giron, Ryan-James Hatanaka, Nicholas Bruder, A Photo

Phyllis Somerville, Frank Wood, Melody Giron, Ryan-James Hatanaka, Nicholas Bruder, April Matthis, Lila Neugebauer, Sahr Ngaujah, Pia Glenn, January LaVoy, Alison Fraser, Crystal Dickinson, Mikeah Ernest Jennings

From: 
Date:
05/23/2016
Ryan-James Hatanaka, Phyllis Somerville in THE SANDBOX Photo

Ryan-James Hatanaka, Phyllis Somerville in THE SANDBOX

From: 
Date:
05/18/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Mrs. Henry DuBose

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre 25th Anniversary Production, 2016
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Underground Premiere, 2013
Rose

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Jessie Cates (Standby)

  [Broadway]
1978
Miss Chasen

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Performer

Wilma

Phyllis Somerville Biography

Broadway: Over Here, Once in a Lifetime. Off-Broadway includes Signature Plays (Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro), I Remember Mama, Happiness, The Night Hank Williams Died, Moe's Lucky Seven, Little Egypt, The Sum of Us, Marisol, and The Spitfire Grill. National Tour: 'night, Mother. Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse, Arena Stage, Hartford Stage Company, Yale Repertory Theatre, A.R.T., Long Wharf Theatre. Film credits include Diane, Bringing Out the Dead, Little Children, Lucky You, Stoker, The Double, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (SAG Award nomination for Outstanding Ensemble). Television credits include "Castle Rock," "Outsiders," "Daredevil," "House of Cards," "The Blacklist," "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," "The Big C," and "Our Souls at Night."




Phyllis Somerville News

Playwrights Ed Bullins, Constance Congdon & Philip Kan Gotanda Honored With First Eve Photo Playwrights Ed Bullins, Constance Congdon & Philip Kan Gotanda Honored With First Ever Legacy Playwrights Initiative Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020

Esteemed American playwrights Ed Bullins, Constance Congdon, and Philip Kan Gotanda have been announced as the inaugural recipients of the Legacy Playwrights Initiative Award(s). The winners will be recognized by their friends and peers at the Dramatists Guild Foundation ‚ÄúWrite in the Dark‚ÄĚ virtual benefit on December 21, 2020.

Phyllis Somerville Has Passed Away at Age 76 Photo Phyllis Somerville Has Passed Away at Age 76
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 17, 2020

Deadline has reported that Phyllis Somerville, known for To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway, television's The Big C and more, has passed away at age 76. Somerville died of natural causes at her home in New York City. 

Photo Coverage: Remembering Lynn Cohen Photo Photo Coverage: Remembering Lynn Cohen
by Walter McBride - Feb 19, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, actress Lynn Cohen who gained fame in 'Sex and the City' and 'The Hunger Games' died on February 14th. Cohen has appeared in over 120 movies as well as a string of Broadway and Off-Broadway plays and television appearances. She was 86. Today, BroadwayWorld remembers Cohen with a look back at some photos from our archives...

Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe, and More Will Join TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe, and More Will Join TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2019

The complete Broadway cast has been announced for the second year of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel.

Aaron Sorkin Reveals Lawsuit Induced Changes to TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo Aaron Sorkin Reveals Lawsuit Induced Changes to TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Julie Musbach - Apr 30, 2019

It's no secret that To Kill a Mockingbird went through quite a fight to make it to Broadway. These included a battle with the Harper Lee Estate's executor Tanja Carter who required changes to be made before the script was allowed to be performed. In a recent interview, Sorkin discussed these changes as well as his early process and character choices he made that varied from the original novel.

Scott Rudin Set to Produce TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Documentary for HBO Photo Scott Rudin Set to Produce TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Documentary for HBO
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 10, 2019

Scott Rudin announced that he is producing a two-hour documentary feature based on his hit Broadway play To Kill a Mockingbird for HBO, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

VIDEO: Diane Keaton Forms a Cheerleading Squad in the Trailer for POMS Photo VIDEO: Diane Keaton Forms a Cheerleading Squad in the Trailer for POMS
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2019

STXfilms has released the trailer for POMS, starring Diane Keaton. Watch the trailer below!

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Wasn't Intimidated to Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Wasn't Intimidated to Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.' During the interview, Daniels talks about playing Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin's Broadway adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird and even shows Jimmy some of his vocal warmups!

Wake Up With BWW 2/18: MCP Presents THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Tonight, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/18: MCP Presents THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Tonight, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Monday! Kick off a brand new week by catching up on the latest Broadway news!

Video: The Clintons Receive A Warm Welcome At TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway Photo Video: The Clintons Receive A Warm Welcome At TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2019

Hillary and Bill Clinton made a stir tonight at the Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. The former president and secretary of state received a warm welcome from the sold-out crowd as they made their way to their seats. See video below!

Phyllis Somerville Videos

VIDEO: Diane Keaton Forms a Cheerleading Squad in the Trailer for POMS VideoVIDEO: Diane Keaton Forms a Cheerleading Squad in the Trailer for POMS
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2019

STXfilms has released the trailer for POMS, starring Diane Keaton. Watch the trailer below!

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Wasn't Intimidated to Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD VideoVIDEO: Jeff Daniels Wasn't Intimidated to Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.' During the interview, Daniels talks about playing Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin's Broadway adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird and even shows Jimmy some of his vocal warmups!

Video: The Clintons Receive A Warm Welcome At TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway VideoVideo: The Clintons Receive A Warm Welcome At TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2019

Hillary and Bill Clinton made a stir tonight at the Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. The former president and secretary of state received a warm welcome from the sold-out crowd as they made their way to their seats. See video below!

VIDEO: Go Inside the Shubert Theatre for Opening Night of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside the Shubert Theatre for Opening Night of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD!
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2018

Just last week, To Kill A Mockingbird officially opened at the Shubert Theatre. Below, get an intimate look at opening night as the cast prepares for their first official bows!

BWW TV: Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels & More Talk Bringing TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD From Pa VideoBWW TV: Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels & More Talk Bringing TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD From Page to Stage
by TV - Press Previews - Dec 5, 2018

Previews are currently underway at the Shubert Theatre for the Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch. Daniels, Sorkin, and the rest of the company just met the press to talk all about bringing the classic story to life onstage. Find out what they had to say below!

VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Cast and Creatives Discuss the Show on 60 Minutes VideoVIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Cast and Creatives Discuss the Show on 60 Minutes
by Stage Tube - Nov 26, 2018

60 Minutes aired a feature last night, November 25, on the new play To Kill a Mockingbird.

BWW Exclusive: Watch Broadway Veteran Phyllis Somerville in WGN America's OUTSIDERS
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2016

WGN America's new original scripted drama 'Outsiders,' premiering Tuesday, January 26 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT,explores the epic battle of the Farrell Clan, a tight-knit family of renegades who have lived atop the rugged Shay Mountain for over two hundred years, as they fight to defend their land and their way of life from the town below and anyone who would dare to challenge them.Below, we've got an exclusive clip, in which Asa (Joe Anderson) speaks to the leader, Lady Ray (theater vet Phyllis Somerville) about the outside world from which he's just returned. Check it out below!

VIDEO: WGN America Reveals Extended Trailer, Debut Date for OUTSIDERS
by - Nov 16, 2015

WGN America has shared a full-length trailer for its intense and gritty original drama OUTSIDERS and announced the highly anticipated series will premiere Tuesday, January 26 at 9 PM ET/PT.

VIDEO: WGN Reveals First Look New Series OUTSIDERS, Premiering in 2016
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 14, 2015

During the season two premiere of WGN America's critically acclaimed series 'Manhattan' lasst night, the network gave viewers a first-look at their upcoming drama, OUTSIDERS (premiering early 2016) with the release of a dramatic first trailer.

BWW TV Show Preview: Happiness
by Craig Brockman - Apr 21, 2009

Catch musical highlights from LCT's Happiness starring Hunter Foster, Sebastian Arcelus, Jenny Powers and more!


Phyllis Somerville Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Phyllis Somerville been in?
Phyllis Somerville has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Phyllis Somerville been in?
Phyllis Somerville has not appeared in the West End