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Roslyn Ruff

 
Bio:
The Acting Company: The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, Pudd'nhead Wilson, The Taming Of The Shrew. Broadway: All the Way, Romeo and Juliet, Fences. Off-Broadway: select credits include The Death of the Last Black Man... (Signature); Macbeth (CTH), Familiar (Playwrights Horizons); Scenes from a Marriage, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
The Acting Company: The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, Pudd'nhead Wilson, The Taming Of The Shrew. Broadway: All the Way, Romeo and Juliet, Fences. Off-Broadway: select credits include The Death of the Last Black Man... (Signature); Macbeth (CTH), Familiar (Playwrights Horizons); Scenes from a Marriage, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Mrs. Antrobus
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
The Acting Company Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Betty Shabazz
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Coretta Scott King
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2013
Lady Capulet
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company, 2012
Berniece
  [Off-Broadway]
Theatre For A New Audience Production, 2011
Lady Macduff/Gentlewoman
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
Rose (Standby)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Cali Hogan
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Vera
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Roxy
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Widow

Photos

James Vincent Meredith and Roslyn Ruff Photo

James Vincent Meredith and Roslyn Ruff

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Date:
04/26/2022
Director Lileana Blain-Cruz with Roslyn Ruff, Julian Robertson, Paige Gilbert and Jam Photo

Director Lileana Blain-Cruz with Roslyn Ruff, Julian Robertson, Paige Gilbert and James Vincent Meredith

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Date:
04/26/2022
Roslyn Ruff, Julian Robertson, Paige Gilbert and James Vincent Meredith  Photo

Roslyn Ruff, Julian Robertson, Paige Gilbert and James Vincent Meredith

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Date:
04/05/2022
Julian Robertson, Roslyn Ruff, Paige Gilbert Photo

Julian Robertson, Roslyn Ruff, Paige Gilbert

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Date:
04/05/2022
Roslyn Ruff, Julian Robertson, James Vincent Meredith and Paige Gilbert Photo

Roslyn Ruff, Julian Robertson, James Vincent Meredith and Paige Gilbert

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Date:
04/05/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Mrs. Antrobus

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere, 2018
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
The Acting Company Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Betty Shabazz

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Coretta Scott King

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2013
Lady Capulet

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company, 2012
Berniece

  [Off-Broadway]
Theatre For A New Audience Production, 2011
Lady Macduff/Gentlewoman

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
Rose (Standby)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Cali Hogan

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Vera

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Roxy

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Widow

Roslyn Ruff Biography

The Acting Company: The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, Pudd'nhead Wilson, The Taming Of The Shrew. Broadway: All the Way, Romeo and Juliet, Fences. Off-Broadway: select credits include The Death of the Last Black Man... (Signature); Macbeth (CTH), Familiar (Playwrights Horizons); Scenes from a Marriage, Things of Dry Hours (NYTW); The Piano Lesson (Signature; 2013 Lortel Award, Drama League nomination); Macbeth (TFANA); Seven Guitars (Signature, 2007 Obie Award); The Cherry Orchard (CTH). Regional credits includes work at Two River Theater, Berkeley Rep, Long Wharf, Kennedy Center, Indiana Rep, Old Globe, Alliance, McCarter, A.R.T., Yale Rep. Film: The Help, Salt, Life During Wartime, Rachel Getting Married. TV: "Divorce," "Red Blooded" (ABC pilot), "Madame Secretary," "Doubt," "Elementary," "Masters of Sex," "The Big C." Training: IATT at Harvard University (MFA).

Roslyn Ruff Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
Roslyn Ruff, X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Roslyn Ruff, The Piano Lesson
 
The Lortels - 2013 - Outstanding Lead Actress Gold Star
Roslyn Ruff, The Piano Lesson
 
Obie Awards - 2007 - Performance Gold Star
Roslyn Ruff, Seven Guitars
 
Obie Awards - 2007 - Performance Gold Star
Roslyn Ruff, Seven Guitars

Roslyn Ruff News

The Acting Company Announces Casting For its 2022-23 Season Photo The Acting Company Announces Casting For its 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2022

The Acting Company's Artistic Director Kent Gash and Managing Director Erik Schroeder have announced casting for the national tours of The Three Musketeers and Romeo and Juliet launching in New York City and playing over 27 engagements in 16 states.

Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala Photo Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

The Acting Company’s 50th Anniversary Gala celebrated the company’s impact across America and new artistic vision for the future on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Capitale in New York City.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Mask Mandate Extensions, Are Tourist's Returning? Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Mask Mandate Extensions, Are Tourist's Returning?
by Alex Freeman - May 23, 2022

As awards season continues forward, there is a strong sense of normalcy within the industry - however, the announcement last week from both the Broadway League and at least one regional arts organization that mask mandates will continue into the summer is a strong reminder that we aren’t yet back to normal.

Amber Gray, Kara Young & More Receive 2022 Actors' Equity Foundation Awards Photo Amber Gray, Kara Young & More Receive 2022 Actors' Equity Foundation Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

The Actors’ Equity Foundation announced the recipients of its 2022 awards.

THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Cancels Matinee Performance for Today, Saturday, May 14th Photo THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Cancels Matinee Performance for Today, Saturday, May 14th
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022

In a statement released by the official show, Broadway's The Skin Of Our Teeth has cancelled its matinee performance for today, May 14th at 2pm. It reads, 'Due to illness, the following performance of The Skin of Our Teeth has been CANCELLED: Saturday, May 14 at 2pm. The next scheduled performance is tonight, Saturday, May 14 at 8pm. All tickets will be fully refunded at the point of purchase.' 

Who Else Was Eligible for 2022 Tony Awards Nominations? Photo Who Else Was Eligible for 2022 Tony Awards Nominations?
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

Nominations for the 2022 Tony Awards were announced this morning, and while a select, talented few will spend the day celebrating their achievements, there are many who (while still great!), didn't get a nomination this year. Check out who else was eligible below. Here's to their great work this theatre season!

How to Watch the 2022 Tony Nominations Photo How to Watch the 2022 Tony Nominations
by Team BWW - May 7, 2022

The 75th Annual Tony Award Nominations will be announced on Monday, May 9, by Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry. The announcement can be viewed LIVE (9am ET) in their entirety here on BroadwayWorld. Plus, be sure to stay tuned throughout the rest of the day for reactions from the nominees and more!

Recap Tony Awards Eligibility of the 2021-22 Season Photo Recap Tony Awards Eligibility of the 2021-22 Season
by Team BWW - May 7, 2022

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has been meeting all year to discuss the eligibility of the 2021-22 Broadway productions all leading up to Monday's big announcement... the Tony nominations. Need a recap before the nominations announcement? Below, we've rounded up all rulings from all four meeting. Apart from these specific decisions, all other eligibility rulings were consistent with opening night billing.

The Acting Company Announces Actors' Career Stability Initiative Awarding Student Loa Photo The Acting Company Announces Actors' Career Stability Initiative Awarding Student Loan Debt Grants
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

 The Acting Company has announced the Actors’ Career Stability Initiative program for the 2022-23 season. With support from the Booth Ferris Foundation, all actors who accept a casting offer to join the 2022-23 national touring season and have a minimum of $10,000 in student loan debt will be eligible to apply for student loan debt relief.

Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes Final Eligibility Rulings for FUNNY GIRL,  Photo Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes Final Eligibility Rulings for FUNNY GIRL, A STRANGE LOOP & More
by Team BWW - May 5, 2022

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today to confirm the eligibility status of fifteen Broadway productions for the 2021-2022 season.  This was the third and final time the Tony Awards Administration Committee met to decide the eligibility for the 75th Annual Tony Awards.

Roslyn Ruff Videos

VIDEO: First Look at THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH, Opening Tonight at Lincoln Center Theater VideoVIDEO: First Look at THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH, Opening Tonight at Lincoln Center Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater's production of the Thornton Wilder Pulitzer Prize-winning classic THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, opens tonight, Monday, April 25 at 6:45pm at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Unite for the BROADWAY BACKWARDS Finale! VideoVIDEO: Watch Broadway Unite for the BROADWAY BACKWARDS Finale!
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2021

‚ÄúYou Will Be Found‚ÄĚ by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul is performed by Jenn Colella, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Cast Amy Adams, James Monroe Iglehart, Cheyenne Jackson, L Morgan Lee, Raymond J. Lee, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Ruthie Ann Miles, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and many more!

VIDEO: DATELINE's Keith Morrison Introduces One of Fiction's Most Diabolical Serial K VideoVIDEO: DATELINE's Keith Morrison Introduces One of Fiction's Most Diabolical Serial Killers
by Stage Tube - Jan 24, 2020

Dateline correspondent Keith Morrison shares how the Bone Collector and Lincoln Rhyme reveal the best and worst of human nature. Watch Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector on Friday at 8/7c on NBC, followed by an all-new Dateline.

VIDEO: ALL THE WAY's Bryan Cranston Channels LBJ on Fallon
by Caryn Robbins - May 6, 2014

ALL THE WAY star Bryan Cranston stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW to chat about playing President Lyndon B. Johnson on Broadway.

Video: Bryan Cranston Talks About His Broadway Role in ALL THE WAY
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2014

Bryan Cranston talked to CBS News about his role in Broadway's ALL THE WAY. Check out the video below!

VIDEO: Bryan Cranston Talks ALL THE WAY on Colbert
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 25, 2014

Bryan Cranston stopped by last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central to talk about his new Broadway play 'All the Way.'

VIDEO: ALL THE WAY's Bryan Cranston Shares Advice from Audra McDonald on 'Letterman'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 14, 2014

Bryan Cranston stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN and spoke about maintaining his voice throughout the grueling eight shows a week schedule of his new Broadway play 'All The Way',

BWW TV: From Walter White to LBJ! Watch Highlights of BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston in ALL THE WAY on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 10, 2014

All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, opened last week, March 6, 2014, on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action!

BWW TV: ALL THE WAY's Opening Night Red Carpet with Diane Paulus, Santino Fontana & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 7, 2014

All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, opened last night, March 6, 2014, on Broadway at the Neil SimonTheatre. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was on the scene to chat with some of Broadway's finest on the red carpet - check out what Diane Paulus, Santino Fontana, and more had to say about Cranston as LBJ below!

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of Broadway's ALL THE WAY with Bryan Cranston, Eric Lenox Abrams, Robert Schenkkan & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 8, 2014

All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, opened on March 6, 2014, on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was on the scene at the after party to chat with the show's cast and creative team - check out what they had to say below!


Roslyn Ruff Frequently Asked Questions

What is Roslyn Ruff next theatre project?
Roslyn Ruff's next show will be The Skin of Our Teeth which opens on 4/25/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Roslyn Ruff been in?
Roslyn Ruff has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Roslyn Ruff been in?
Roslyn Ruff has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Roslyn Ruff been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Piano Lesson , Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for The Piano Lesson Performance (Obie Awards) for Seven Guitars and Performance (Obie Awards) for Seven Guitars .

What awards has Roslyn Ruff won?
Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for The Piano Lesson Performance (Obie Awards) for Seven Guitarsand Performance (Obie Awards) for Seven Guitars.