Rosemary Harris

Birth Place: Ashby, Suffolk, ENGLAND

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Harris' 25 other Broadway credits include Tony nominations for The Royal Family (2009), Waiting in the Wings (1999), A Delicate Balance (1995; Tony nomination), Hay Fever (1985), Pack of Lies (1984), Heartbreak House (1983), Old Times (1972); Tony Award for The Lion in Winter (1965); and the Theatre World Award for The Climate of Eden (1952). London theater includes All My Sons (1982); Dame Laurentia McLachlan with John Gielgud in his farewell theatre performance in The Best of Friends (1988); Desdemona opposite Richard Burton in Othello (1956, Old Vic); and at The Royal National Theatre, Ophelia with Peter O’Toole in Hamlet (1964) and Yelena with Laurence Olivier in his production of Uncle Vanya (1964).
Off-Broadway she was seen in All Over (Obie Award, 2003). Her film credits include the Spider-Man trilogy and Tom and Viv (Oscar nomination). Her TV work includes “Holocaust” (Golden Globe Award) and “Notorious Woman” (Emmy Award).

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Rosemary Harris STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2018
Mrs. Higgins [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company, 2014
Eleanor

[Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2012
Miss Helen

[Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Revival, 2009
Fanny Cavendish

[Off-Broadway]
2005
Levana Julak

[Off-Broadway]
2002
The Wife

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
May Davenport

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Agnes

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Sybil Birling

[Broadway]
1991
Grandma Kurnitz [Replacement]

[Broadway]
1985
Judith Bliss

[Broadway]
1985
Barbara Jackson

[Broadway]
1983
Hesione Hushabye

[Off-Broadway]
1980
Arkadina

[Broadway]
1975
Julie Cavendish

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1973
Blanche Du Bois

[Broadway]
1973
Portia

[Broadway]
1971
Anna

[Broadway]
1967
Natasha

[Broadway]
1967
Alice Sycamore

[Broadway]
1967
Gina (Alternate)

[Broadway]
1966
Young Woman (Alternate)

[Broadway]
1966
Signora Ponza (Alternate)

[Broadway]
1966
Lady Teazle

Epilogue

[Broadway]
1966
Eleanor

[Broadway]
1965
Alice Sycamore

[Off-Broadway]
1965
Judith

[Off-Broadway]
1965
Natasha

[Off-Broadway]
1964
Violet

Dona Ana

[Off-Broadway]
1962
Virginia

[Off-Broadway]
1962
Nina

[Off-Broadway]
1962
Lady Teazle

[Broadway]
1960
Lennie

[Broadway]
1958
Jere Halliday

[Broadway]
1958
Hilde

[Broadway]
1956
Cressida

[Broadway]
1952
Mabel


Rosemary Harris Movies

[1954]Beau Brummell Mrs. Fitzherbert

[1957]The Shiralee Lily Parker

[1963]Uncle Vanya Yelena

[1968]A Flea in Her Ear Gabrielle Chandebisse

[1978]The Boys from Brazil Mrs. Doring

[1983]The Ploughman's Lunch Ann Barrington

[1988]Crossing Delancey Pauline Swift

[1989]The Delinquents Isobel

[1991]The Bridge Aunt Jude

[1994]Tom & Viv Rose Haigh-Wood

[1996]Hamlet Player Queen

[1999]Sunshine Valerie Sors

[1999]My Life So Far Gamma

[2000]The Gift Annie's Granny

[2001]Blow Dry Daisy

[2002]Spider-Man May Parker

[2004]Spider-Man 2 May Parker

[2004]Being Julia Julia's Mother

[2007]Spider-Man 3 May Parker

[2007]Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Nanette

[2008]Is Anybody There? Elsie

[2010]Radio Free Albemuth VALIS

[2012]This Means War Nana Foster

[2015]The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music Older Agathe von Trapp

Rosemary Harris Awards and Nominations

Obie Awards - 2003 - Performance

Rosemary Harris, All Over

Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Actress - Play

Rosemary Harris, A Delicate Balance

Drama Desk Awards - 1973 - Outstanding Performance

Rosemary Harris, The Merchant of Venice

Drama Desk Awards - 1973 - Outstanding Performance

Rosemary Harris, A Streetcar Named Desire

Obie Awards - 1965 - Performance

Rosemary HarrisAPA Repertory

Obie Awards - 1962 - Performance

Rosemary HarrisAPA Repertory

Theatre World Awards - 1953 - Performance

Rosemary Harris, The Climate of Eden

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Rosemary Harris News


Len Cariou & Peter Filichia To Be Honored at 78th Annual Theatre World Awards

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors has announced two of the individuals to be honored at 78th Annual Theatre World Awards to be held on Monday evening, June 10, 2024 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Date Set for The 78th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony

The 78th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday evening, June 10, 2024 beginning at 7:00PM. Hosted annually by well-known theater journalist, Peter Filichia, the historic 78th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will be produced by Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors / Dale Badway.

New Federal Theatre to Present TELLING TALES OUT OF SCHOOL Beginning Next Month

Four women writers of the Harlem Renaissance meet in 'Telling Tales Out of School' by Wesley Brown, directed by Woodie King, Jr. at Castillo Theatre/ASP. The play offers a unique perspective on the Harlem Renaissance by providing a character study of four of its most-noted female prime movers. Check out event information here!

Brian Stokes Mitchell Will Receive the John Willis Award For Lifetime Achievement In The Theatre At 2023 Theatre World Awards

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors announced that Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell is the recipient of the 10th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, which will be presented to him at this year's Theatre World Award ceremony.

Julie Benko, Jodie Comer & More Will Receive 2023 Theatre World Awards

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors has announced the 2023 Honorees for the Theatre World Award for an Outstanding Debut Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Production. See the full list!

New Federal Theatre to Present TELLING TALES OUT OF SCHOOL in May

New Federal Theatre will present 'Telling Tales Out of School,' a new play by Wesley Brown, from May 2 to 7 as a work in progress at Castillo Theatre/ASP.

AMT Theater To Present LIES By Jerry Slaff To Kick Off New Play Reading Series

AMT Theater, New York's newest Off Broadway house, announces the first in a series of New Play Readings.

New Biography ROBERT PRESTON - FOREVER THE MUSIC MAN Out Now

Robert Preston - Forever The Music Man chronicles the life and career of the enigmatic Hollywood and Broadway actor, and original Music Man star, Robert Preston.

77th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony Set for June 2023

The 77th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday evening, June 5, 2023 beginning at 7:00PM. The Theatre World Awards are the oldest awards given for Outstanding Broadway and Off-Broadway Debut Performances.

Chain Theatre Announces WHAT PASSES FOR COMEDY As Next Production, Beginning October 28

The critically-acclaimed Chain Theatre has announced the world premiere production of G.D. Kimble's WHAT PASSES FOR COMEDY, directed by Chain Managing Director Rick Hamilton.

WHAT PASSES FOR COMEDY Comes to Chain Theatre Next Month

The critically-acclaimed Chain Theatre has announced the world premiere production of G.D. Kimble’s WHAT PASSES FOR COMEDY, directed by Chain Managing Director Rick Hamilton. WHAT PASSES FOR COMEDY will play a limited engagement at Chain Theatre.

HAIR Co-Creator James Rado Dies at 90

James Rado, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning sole surviving co-creator of the ground-breaking Broadway musical HAIR - The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, died peacefully Tuesday evening, June 21, 2022 in New York City surrounded by his loving family. 

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 2022 Theatre World Awards

The Theatre World Awards celebrated the 2022 Theatre World Award Honorees, a special 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award to 21 cast members making their Broadway debut in the Broadway Revival of The Music Man, the 13th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater Honoree Michael Oberholtzer, and the 9th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Harvey Fierstein at the historic 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony that returned to a live in-person presentation on the set of the Jeffrey Richards production of the critically acclaimed Broadway Revival of American Buffalo.

Photos: Go Backstage with the 2022 Theatre World Awards Winners

On Monday night, the Theatre World Awards celebrated the 2022 Theatre World Award Honorees, a special 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award to 21 cast members making their Broadway debut in the Broadway Revival of The Music Man, the 13th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater Honoree Michael Oberholtzer, and the 9th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Harvey Fierstein.

The Wilma Theater to Honor Co-Founding Artistic Director Blanka Zizka at FÊTE 2022

The Wilma Theater announced today that Fête 2022 will honor retiring Co-Founding Artistic Director Blanka Zizka, who recently departed the company after 40 years in the position. Fête 2022 will be held on Monday June 13, 2022.

Myles Frost, Sharon D. Clarke, Jaquel Spivey & More Amongst 2022 Theatre World Awards Recipients

Each year The Theatre World Awards presents 12 awards to outstanding debut performances on and off-Broadway. This year's honorees have just been announced and we've got the full list.

The Burry Fredrik Foundation Marks 10 Years Of Support For Connecticut's Non-Profit Professional Producing Theaters

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Burry Fredrik Foundation championing the growth and continuing health of Connecticut's non-profit professional producing theaters. Since 2012, the Foundation has granted over $3 million to a dozen Connecticut theaters with a proven track record of accomplishments. In 2022, $500,000 will be awarded. The Foundation was established by Burry Fredrik (1925-2012), a Tony Award-winning producer and noted director, who lived in Weston, CT.

Broadway Producer Leonard Soloway Passes Away

The Broadway League sadly just announced the passing of Leonard Soloway. Soloway was a 3-time Tony Award winning Producer, General Manager, and Company Manager on Broadway from 1961-2011.

The Theatre World Awards Announces Live In-Person Ceremony Set for June 6, 2022

Save the Date! The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced, today, the return to a live in-person presentation of the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony that will take place on Monday evening, June 6, 2022 beginning at 7:00PM. Theater venue will be announced in spring 2022.

BWW Review: Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti Debuts Beguiling Solo Cabaret Concert at OC's Segerstrom Center

Originally scheduled back in September, the wait was worth it to hear Laura Benanti sing selections from her roles on Broadway and a few tracks from her 2020 self-titled studio album in her debut Cabaret at the Center which was part uproarious stand-up comedy act, and part beguiling Broadway/Jazz concert. Continues through November 13, 2021.

Rosemary Harris FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Rosemary Harris has appeared on Broadway in 27 shows.

Rosemary Harris has not appeared in the West End.

Rosemary Harris has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. These include Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for "The Royal Family," Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "The Royal Family," Performance (Obie Awards) for "All Over," Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for "Waiting in the Wings," Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "Waiting in the Wings," Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "A Delicate Balance," Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "A Delicate Balance," Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for "Lost In Yonkers," Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for "Hay Fever," Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "Hay Fever," Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "Pack of Lies," Best Actress (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for "Pack of Lies," Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "Pack of Lies," Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "Heartbreak House," Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "Heartbreak House," Actress of the Year in a Revival (Olivier Awards) for "Heartbreak House," Actress of the Year in a Revival (Olivier Awards) for "All My Sons," Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "The Royal Family," Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "The Royal Family," Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for "The Merchant of Venice," Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for "A Streetcar Named Desire," Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for "Old Times," Best Actress (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for "Old Times," Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "Old Times," Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for "Plaza Suite," Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards), Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for "The Lion in Winter," Performance (Obie Awards) for APA Repertory, Performance (Obie Awards) for APA Repertory, and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for "The Climate of Eden."

Rosemary Harris has won several awards throughout her career. She has received the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, the Performance Obie Award for "All Over," the Outstanding Actress in a Play Drama Desk Award for "Pack of Lies," the Best Actress Outer Critics Circle Award for "Pack of Lies," the Outstanding Actress - Play Drama Desk Award for "The Royal Family," the Outstanding Performance Drama Desk Awards for "A Streetcar Named Desire," "The Merchant of Venice," and "Old Times," the Best Actress Outer Critics Circle Award for "Old Times," the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Tony Award for "Old Times," the Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress at the Evening Standard Awards for "Plaza Suite," the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards, the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Tony Award for "The Lion in Winter," the Performance Obie Award for APA Repertory, and the Performance Theatre World Award for "The Climate of Eden."

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