Lisa Emery Biography

Gender: Female

Broadway: Casa Valentina, Relatively Speaking (George Is Dead), The Women, Present Laughter, Jackie, Burn This, Rumors, The Smell of the Kill. Off-Broadway: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at MCC, Marjorie Prime and Marvin’s Room at Playwrights Horizons, A Kind of Alaska (Drama Desk nom.) at Atlantic Theatre Co. at CSC, Iron (Obie Award, Lortel nom.) at MTC, The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin and Distracted (Lortel nom.) at Roundabout, Abigail's Party (Lortel nom.), What the Butler Saw, and Curtains (Ensemble Obie) at The New Group, Dinner with Friends at Variety Arts, Far East at LCT. Film: Admission, Unfaithful, The Night Listener, A Map of the World, Roger Dodger. Television: "Louis," "Sex and the City," "Law & Order," "SVU," "CI," "Damages," "Elementary," "Fringe." Netflix: "Jessica Jones," "Ozark" (upcoming).

Lisa Emery Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Lisa Emery, The Collection & A Kind of Alaska: Two Plays by Harold Pinter
The Lortels - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Lisa Emery, Distracted
The Lortels - 2006 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Lisa EmeryAbigail's Party
Obie Awards - 2004 - Performance
Lisa Emery, Iron
The Lortels - 2004 - Outstanding Lead Actress
Lisa Emery, Iron
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play
Lisa Emery, Marvin's Room