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Roberta Maxwell

 

Birth Place: CANADA

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Public World Premiere Production, 2016
Patricia Gabriel
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Patricia Gabriel
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2012
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2011
Charlotta
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Revival, 2011
Anfisa
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Queen Margaret
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Duchess of York
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Ruth
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Attosa
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Cornelia
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Mrs. Tancred
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Gwyneth Lambert
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Eileen
  [Broadway]
1996
Mrs. Winemiller
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1988
Mrs. Webb
  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Jenny
  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Beaty
  [Broadway]
1977
Portia Contarini
  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Anne
  [Broadway]
1974
Jill Mason
  [Broadway]
1973
Jessica
  [Broadway]
1973
Nora Clitheroe
  [Broadway]
1972
Lucienne
  [Off-Broadway]
1971
Joanne
  [Broadway]
1970
Sorel Bliss
  [Broadway]
1970
Desdemona
  [Broadway]
1969
Katherine
  [Off-Broadway]
1969
Betty Carney
  [Broadway]
1968
Betty Dullfeet
  [Broadway]
1968
Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc.
Sister Helena (Understudy)
Sandy (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1958
Ursula


Roberta Maxwell Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production
Roberta MaxwellLettice and Lovage
 
Obie Awards - 1977 - Performance Gold Star
Roberta Maxwell, Ashes
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1971 - Outstanding Performance Gold Star
Roberta Maxwell, Slag
 
Obie Awards - 1970 - Performance Gold Star
Roberta Maxwell, Whistle in the Dark

Roberta Maxwell News

The Dryden Ensemble Presents VERSAILLES: INTRIGUE & ENVY In Solebury And Princeton Photo The Dryden Ensemble Presents VERSAILLES: INTRIGUE & ENVY In Solebury And Princeton
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2022

The Dryden Ensemble opens its new season with ‚ÄúVersailles: Intrigue & Envy.‚ÄĚ Performances will take place on Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m.

The Dryden Ensemble Announces 2022-23 Concert Season Photo The Dryden Ensemble Announces 2022-23 Concert Season
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 15, 2022

The Dryden Ensemble has announced its upcoming Swan Season, celebrating 28 years of music making. It includes a three-concert series and one special event at the Princeton Theological Seminary Chapel, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ, and two concerts at Trinity Episcopal Church.

André De Shields, Hamish Linklater & More to Star in VOLPONE Benefit Reading Present Photo André De Shields, Hamish Linklater & More to Star in VOLPONE Benefit Reading Presented by Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

Today, Red Bull Theater announced a very special benefit reading of  Ben Jonson’s classic comedy, Volpone, or The Fox directed by Jesse Berger, Red Bull’s Founder and Artistic Director. First produced by Red Bull Theater in 2012, this new version will feature emendations & elaborations by director Berger and playwright Jeffrey Hatcher.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, March 25- with Ashley Spencer, Brian Stokes Mitchell Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, March 25- with Ashley Spencer, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 25, 2021

Today (March 25) in live streaming: the premiere of Electric Island, AAPI Broadway unites on Stars in the House, Ashley Spencer visits Backstage Live, and more!

Phylicia Rashad Joins Emily Mann and Jean Lichty to Kick Off Tennessee Williams' 110t Photo Phylicia Rashad Joins Emily Mann and Jean Lichty to Kick Off Tennessee Williams' 110th Birthday Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2021

The event will begin March 25 at 7 PM with La Femme's executive director Jean Lichty, ‚ÄúIn Conversation‚ÄĚ with Tony-nominee and Theater Hall of Fame-inductee, director Emily Mann and five-time Emmy nominee and Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad. Iguana will stream through March 28, 2021.

$10 Tickets to The Night of the Iguana Starring Dylan McDermott & Phylicia Rashad Photo $10 Tickets to The Night of the Iguana Starring Dylan McDermott & Phylicia Rashad
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2021

In celebration of Tennessee Williams's 110th birthday on Friday, March 26, La Femme Theatre Productions presents an Encore Benefit Presentation of Tennessee Williams’s The Night of the Iguana, directed by Emily Mann. The presentation will stream online as a benefit for The Actors Fund.

Encore Screening of THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Starring Dylan McDermott, Phylicia Rashad Photo Encore Screening of THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Starring Dylan McDermott, Phylicia Rashad and More to Take Place in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2021

La Femme Theatre Productions' presentation of Tennessee Williams's The Night of the Iguana, directed by Emily Mann, was initially streamed this past December and raised nearly $17K for The Actors Fund. La Femme will present an Encore streaming of The Night of the Iguana in celebration of Tennessee Williams's 110th birthday on March 26, 2021.

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS'S NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Starring Dylan McDermott and Phylicia Rashad Photo TENNESSEE WILLIAMS'S NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Starring Dylan McDermott and Phylicia Rashad to Stream This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2020

La Femme Theatre Productions will present Tennessee Williams’s The Night of the Iguana, directed by Emily Mann, as a benefit for the Actors Fund. The show will stream December 2-6, 2020. Tickets range from $10 - $250.

Phylicia Rashad, Dylan McDermott, Roberta Maxwell and More to Star in THE NIGHT OF TH Photo Phylicia Rashad, Dylan McDermott, Roberta Maxwell and More to Star in THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2020

La Femme Theatre Productions will present Tennessee Williams's The Night of the Iguana, directed by Emily Mann, as a benefit for the Actors Fund. The show will stream December 2-6, 2020.

Photo Flash: HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Celebrates Len Cariou and Craig Bierko Photo Photo Flash: HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Celebrates Len Cariou and Craig Bierko
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2019

Harry Townsend's Last Stand (www.HarryTownsendsLastStand.com) a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care), will premiere at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues) it was announced today by Dennis Grimaldi (A Gentlemen's Guide‚Ķ; Love Letters, Angels in America, Other People's Money). Starring Three time Tony¬ģ Award Nominee and Tony¬ģ Award winner, Len Cariou ¬†(title role in Sweeney Todd; A Little Night Music with Glynis Johns and Hermione Gingold ; Applause starring Lauren Bacall; ‚ÄúBlue Bloods‚ÄĚ) and Craig Bierko (Tony¬ģ Award ¬†and Drama Desk Award nominee, Music Man; ‚ÄúThe Long Kiss Goodnight, ‚ÄúUnREAL,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúBlue Bloods‚ÄĚ), Harry Townsend's Last Stand begins a strictly limited engagement on November 18th ¬†with opening night set for December 4th.

Roberta Maxwell Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Trailer for BroadwayHD's THE GABRIELS Live Stream!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2017

Online theater streaming service BroadwayHD will live stream The Public Theater's 'THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family,' written and directed by Richard Nelson. The critically acclaimed three-play cycle is currently touring internationally and will return to The Public Theater on March 22-24 for a special live stream mini-series. The performances will stream live on BroadwayHD.com each day at 7:50 p.m. ET.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? at The Public
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 27, 2016

The Public Theater officially opened the world premiere of WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? on Friday, September 16. WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?, play two of THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family, written and directed by Richard Nelson, began previews on Saturday, September 10 and has been extended through October 9. Click below to watch highlights from the production!

BWW TV: Linda Lavin, Holland Taylor, and Many More Lead Abingdon Theatre Company's Gala
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2015

Abingdon Theatre Company just celebrated its 2015-2016 Season with ABINGDON: REFLECTIONS OF STARLIGHT on October 26 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Go inside the gala with BroadwayWorld, below!

STAGE TUBE: Clips from Abingdon's HELLMAN v. MCCARTHY Off-Broadway
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2014

HELLMAN v.McCARTHY by Brian Richard Mori continues through April 13 in Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Jan Buttram, Artistic Director of Abingdon Theatre Company directs this world-premiere production, starring Dick Cavett, Roberta HELLMAN v.McCARTHY by Brian Richard Mori continues through April 13 in Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Jan Buttram, Artistic Director of Abingdon Theatre Company directs this world-premiere production, starring Dick Cavett, Roberta Maxwell and Marcia Rodd. Click below to watch clips from the show!

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of Keen Company's FILM SOCIETY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 2, 2013

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company begins its season with Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed 1989 play The Film Society, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the opening night after party and you can check out what the cast had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Jason Alexander
by Robert Diamond - Mar 28, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word.

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Michael York
by Robert Diamond - Mar 28, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word.

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Kate Mulgrew
by Robert Diamond - Mar 28, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word.

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Len Cariou
by Robert Diamond - Mar 24, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word.

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Greg Jbara
by Robert Diamond - Mar 22, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word.


Roberta Maxwell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Roberta Maxwell been in?
Roberta Maxwell has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

How many West End shows has Roberta Maxwell been in?
Roberta Maxwell has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Roberta Maxwell been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Lettice and Lovage , Performance (Obie Awards) for Ashes Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Slag and Performance (Obie Awards) for Whistle in the Dark .

What awards has Roberta Maxwell won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for Ashes Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Slagand Performance (Obie Awards) for Whistle in the Dark.