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Donnetta Lavinia Grays Biography

 
Bio:
Stage credits include Broadway productions of Sarah Ruhl’s 'In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play' and Lisa Kron’s 'Well'; Off-Broadway productions of 'Be the Death of Me' and 'In the Footprint' with The Civilians where she is an Associate Artist, 'The Wii Plays' at Ars Nova, 'Shipwrecked! An ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Stage credits include Broadway productions of Sarah Ruhl’s 'In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play' and Lisa Kron’s 'Well'; Off-Broadway productions of 'Be the Death of Me' and 'In the Footprint' with The Civilians where she is an Associate Artist, 'The Wii Plays' at Ars Nova, 'Shipwrecked! An ... (read complete bio)

Stage credits include Broadway productions of Sarah Ruhl’s 'In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play' and Lisa Kron’s 'Well'; Off-Broadway productions of 'Be the Death of Me' and 'In the Footprint' with The Civilians where she is an Associate Artist, 'The Wii Plays' at Ars Nova, 'Shipwrecked! An Entertainment' at Primary Stages and 'A Long and Happy Life' at New York Stage and Film and The Vineyard Arts Project. Regionally she has been seen in 'Veils' at Portland Stage Company, 'Twelfth Night' at Westport Country Playhouse (Broadway World Award Nominee.), 'Ruined' at Arena Stage (Helen Hayes Award Nominee.), 'No Child… 'at Hartford Theaterworks (2 Connecticut Critics Circle Awards) 'Joe Tuner’s Come and Gone' at Baltimore Centerstage, 'Well' at Huntington Theatre and Arena Stage, 'A Raisin in the Sun' and 'The Royal Family' at Oregon Shakespeare Festival and 'Twelfth Nigh't with LA Women’s Shakespeare Company. Her film credits include 'Wild Canaries', 'The English Teacher' and 'The Wrestler.' On television Donnetta has had recurring roles on AMC’s 'Rubicon' and NBC’s 'Mercy' and 'L&O: SVU' and guest starring roles on 'Blue Bloods', 'The Blacklist', 'A Gifted Man', 'Law and Order', 'L&O:CI' and 'The Sopranos.' As a playwright, she is the inaugural recipient of the Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award, is a terraNova Collective Groundbreakers Playwright alum and her play The Review or How to Eat Your Opposition is a 2013 Eugene O’Neill Theater Center National Playwrights Conference Finalist. www.donnettagrays.com

Donnetta Lavinia Grays Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama League Awards - 2020 - Distinguished Performance Award
Donnetta Lavinia GraysWhere We Stand
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Play
Donnetta Lavinia GraysRuined