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Phyllis Somerville 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 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."

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Phyllis Somerville STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 2021
Mrs. Henry DuBose

Signature Theatre 25th Anniversary Production, 2016

Roundabout Underground Premiere, 2013

Original Broadway Production, 1983
Jessie Cates (Standby)

Miss Chasen

Original Broadway Production, 1974


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Playwrights Ed Bullins, Constance Congdon & Philip Kan Gotanda Honored With First Ever Legacy Playwrights Initiative Awards

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 “Write in the Dark” virtual benefit on December 21, 2020.

Phyllis Somerville Has Passed Away at Age 76

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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!

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!

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

To Kill A Mockingbird officially opened last night at the Shubert Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the opening night red carpet below!

Review Roundup: See The Critics Verdict On TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway

Jeff Daniels stars in Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of the classic novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, opening on Broadway tonight!

Wake Up With BWW 12/13: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Opens, and More!

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: To Kill a Mockingbird officially opens tonight, and more!

BWW TV: Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels & More Talk Bringing TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD From Page to Stage

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!

Photo Flash: First Look at Jeff Daniels & More in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway!

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. Check out photos of the cast in action below!

VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Cast and Creatives Discuss the Show on 60 Minutes

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

VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Cast Talks the Play's Resonance

Playwright Aaron Sorkin recently sat down with cast members from To Kill A Mockingbird to talk about the play's resonance today.

Meet the Cast of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD- Now in Previews!

The Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Will Offer $29 Rush Tickets

Beginning with its first preview tomorrow (Thursday, November 1), a limited number of balcony seats will be sold as rush tickets, priced at $29, to Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, the new play by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Bartlett Sher, and starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch. Rush tickets will be limited to 2 per person and will only be available at the Shubert Theatre box office (225 West 44 Street) beginning at 10am on the day of the performance.


Phyllis Somerville has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Phyllis Somerville has not appeared in the West End

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