Kate Hamill

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Kate Hamill (Poppy Norton-Taylor) is an actor/playwright. Her work includes her play Sense and Sensibility (in which she originated the role of Marianne)—winner, Off-Broadway Alliance Award; nominee, Drama League Award; 265+ performances off-Broadway and one of the top 10 most-produced plays in the country last year. Other plays include Vanity Fair at the Pearl Theatre (in which she originated the role of Becky Sharp; nominee, Off-Broadway Alliance Award); Pride and Prejudice at Primary Stages and Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (originated the role of Lizzy Bennet, nominee, Off-Broadway Alliance Award). Additional acting credits include The Seagull (Bedlam, “best classical production of 2014” – Wall Street Journal), Cyrano (Amphibian Stage), Dreams of A West Texas Marsupial Girl and Three Mutants (PearlDamour), The General from America (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival), Separation Rapid (Chenango River Theatre), Good Person of Szechwan and The Nameday Party (Schapiro Theatre), and numerous independent films. Upcoming new plays: Little Women at Primary Stages and Jungle Theater, Mansfield Park at Northlight Theatre. Her Pride and Prejudice, directed by her partner Jason O’Connell, is part of the 18/19 Syracuse Stage season and runs March 20 – April 7, 2019. Kate was named the Wall Street Journal’s Playwright of the Year in 2017 and was one of the top 10 most-produced playwrights in the country in 2017-2018. B.F.A. Acting, Ithaca College.


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