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Debra Monk Poster

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  • An accomplished musical theater actress who has appeared in the revival of COMPANY and the original cast of ASSASSINS (as Sara Jane Moore).
  • (March 1998) : Played Essie Miller in "Ah, Wilderness!" play by Eugene O'Neill (Vivian Beaumont Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City, New York, USA)
  • Four (4) Drama Desk Awards nominations 1981-1982
  • Tony award winner for Best Musical 1982
  • Co-created and acted in the Broadway Musical Theatrical Version of "Pump Boys & Dinettes"
  • Appeared in the Ethel Merman Tribute concert "Doin What Comes Natur'lly". (Feb 1998).
  • (January 2006) Matron Mama Morton in Chicago on Broadway.
  • (April 2006) : Plays Marnie in "Show People" play by Paul Weitz (Second Stage Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).
  • Currently starring in the Broadway Musical "Curtains" at the Hirschfeld Theatre. (March 2007)
  • (October 2004) : Played Doctors in "Reckless" play by Craig Lucas (Biltmore Theater, New York City, New York, USA).
  • (August 1993) Mike Craver, Mark Hardwick, Mary Murfitt and she acted in the revue, "Oil City Symphony," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine.
  • (2007) She acted in the musical, "Curtains," on Broadway in New York City with David Hyde Pierce and Karen Ziemba in the cast. Rupert Holmes and Peter Stone wrote the book. John Kander, Fred Ebb and Rupert Holmes wrote the original score. Scott Ellis was director. Rob Ashford was choreographer.
  • (July 25 to September 10, 2006) She acted in the musical, "Curtains," in a world premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with David Hyde Pierce in the cast. John Kander was composer. Fred Ebb was lyricist. John Kander and Rupert Holmes were additional lyricists. Based on original material by Peter Stone. Scott Ellis was director.
  • (2016) Stage play: "Visiting Edna" by David Rabe - playing Edna, at Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago, IL
  • (February 28 to March 26, 2017) She played Elva Miller in the musical play, "Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing," at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia. James Lapine was director and wrote the musical play. Mark Oliver and Everett and James Lapine were developers.
  • (February 22 to April 1, 1984) She played Lorraine Tempesta in William Mastrosimone's play, "The Undoing," in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Tanya Myren (Lor Tempesta); Clarence Felder (Berk); Lynn Cohen (Mrs. Corvo) and Elizabeth Moore (Mrs. Mosca) in the cast. Jon Jory was director.
  • (October 31 to November 18, 1984) She played Woman in Murphy Guyer's play, "The American Century," in '84 Shorts Festival (New One-Act Plays in Repertory) at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Christian Kauffman (Man) and Dana Mills (Stranger) in the cast. Jon Jory was director.
  • (October 31 to November 18, 1984) She played Roxie in Patrick Tovatt's play, "I'm Using My Body for a Roadmap," in '84 Shorts Festival (New One-Act Plays in Repertory) at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Steve Rankin (Ellis); Kathleen Chalfant (Jill) and Andy Backer (Otis) in the cast. Jackson Phippin was director.
  • (February 19 to March 30, 1985) She played River Cane in James McClure's play, "The Very Last Lover of the River Cane," in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Donna Harrison (Toinette); Bob Burrus (R.L.); Dana Mills (Mange); Steve Rankin (Intercourse); Rob Knepper (Carlyle); Levi Lee (Jeeter); Leo Burmester (Bonney McMasters) and Christian Kauffmann (Will Pike) in the cast. Ray Fry and Steve Rankin were directors.
  • (February 20 to March 30, 1985) She played Woman in Murphy Guyer's play, "The American Century," in Shorts #1 (Re-staged One-Act Plays from '84 Shorts Festival) Humana Foundation production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Christian Kauffman (Man) and Dana Mills (Stranger) in the cast. Jon Jory was director.
  • (October 30 to November 17, 1985) She played Lucy in Ellen McLaughlin's play, "A Narrow Bed," in '85 Shorts Festival (New One-Act Plays in Repertory) production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Patrick Husted (Willie); Beth Dixon (Megan); Bram Lewis (John) and Ann Hodapp (Nurse) in the cast. Jon Jory was director.
  • (October 30 to November 17, 1985) She played Girlene Gillespy in Grace McKeaney's play, "How it Hangs," in a '85 Shorts Festival (New One-Act Plays in Repertory) at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Veronica Castang (Sister Mosey); Suzanna Hay (Rowdy Gapp); Robert Brock (B. (Bob) Moore) and Peggity Price (Doll Fox) in the cast. Robert Spera was director.
  • (February 19 to March 23, 1986) She played Sherry in John Steppling's play, "The Shaper," in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Lee Kissman (Bud); Jane Ives (Jill); Elizabeth Ruscio (Reesa); Dana Mills (Felix) and George Gerdes (Del) in the cast. Bob Glaudini was director.
  • (February 27 to March 29, 1986) She played Bernice Bertolis in Claudia Reilly's play, "Astronauts," in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Wayne S. Turney (Francis Xavier Hoffman); Louise Freistadt (Mary "Red" Dern); Peggity Price (JoDean O'Malley) and John Shepart (Harvey Sherman) in the cast. Tom Bullard was director.
  • (February 1 to March 3, 1990) Mike Craver, Mark Hardwick, Mary Murfitt and her play, "Oil City Symphony," was performed at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Chris Hardwick (Mark); Christine Elliot (Mary); Michelle Horman (Debbie) and Mike Craver (Mike) in the cast. Larry Forde was director.
  • (May 5 to June 6, 1999) She was a writer and developer for the musical, "Pump Boys and Dinettes," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Jason Edwards (Jim (Rhythm Guitar); Linda Edwards (Prudie Cupp (Percussion); Emily Mikesell (Rhetta Cupp (Percussion); Lonnie Rowell (Eddie (Bass); Guy Strobel (L.M. (Piano/Accordian) and Dan Wright (Jackson (Lead Guitar) in the cast. John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel and Jim Wann were writers and developers. Jason Edwards was also director.

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