Elizabeth Hess


Elizabeth Hess (Amanda). Broadway: M. Butterfly. Off-Broadway: Critical Darling (The New Group), Notes (McGinn/Cazale), Our Place in Time (Women’s Project and Prods), Liverpool Fantasy (Irish Arts Center), Beggars in the House of Plenty (Manhattan Theatre Club), Nothing But Bukowski (Samuel Beckett), A Modest Proposal (UBU Rep), Jack (New York Theatre Workshop), The Frances Farmer Story (Chareeva Playhouse). Solo performer/playwright: Dust to Dust: New York (Stage Left Studio, LPTW New Play Festival, New World Stages, UN Conference), Stockholm (WPIC), Bucharest (Teatril Luni), Kiel (Thespis Festival), Pristina (MonoAKT); Living Openly & Notoriously, a solo trilogy—Part 1, Birth Rite: New York (Harold Clurman), Hartford (RealArtWays), Edinburgh (Festival Fringe), Barcelona (Project Vaca), Kiel (Thespis Festival), Berlin (The Friends) and Toronto (Hysteria Festival); Part 2, Decent: Edinburgh (Festival Fringe) and Yerevan (Armmono); Part 3, AT/ONE: New York (McGinn/Cazale). Rotating rep: Baltimore (Theatre Project), New York (Robert Moss Theater). Regional: Honour (Gulfshore Playhouse), Grapes of Wrath (STNJ), Ah, Wilderness (CenterStage), Romeo & Juliet (ART), The Seagull (Cleveland Playhouse), Wintertime and Perfect Pie (Wilma Theater), Dinner with Friends (Capitol Rep), Molly Sweeney (Theater Works), Other People’s Money (Royal George), Sweet Bird of Youth (Royal Alexandra), Splitting Infinity and Italian-American Reconciliation (Geva Theatre Center), A Wedding and The Mandrake (Seattle Repertory Theatre), A Streetcar Named Desire (Stage West), The Dark Sonnets (McCarter Theatre Center), Peter Pan (Denver Center), and Dare Not Speak It’s Name (Seven Angels). TV: Law & Order, Guiding Light; All My Children, Another World, and five seasons starring on Clarissa Explains it All. Film: Handsome Harry, Soldier’s Heart, A Bedtime Story, Italian Lessons, Buddy & Grace. Playwright: A Decalogue, Dust to Dust, Nomads, No Evil: Perfect Curiosity, Meltdown, Salvaged, Living Openly & Notoriously: Birth Rite, Decent, At/One. Education: LAMDA. Professor: Undergraduate Acting at NYU, Playwrights Horizons Theatre School, The O’Neill: National Theatre Institute, New York Theater Intensives.


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