She starred in the stage production of "A Lesson from Aloes" at the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, Illinois.
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I think I knew acting was what I wanted to do. But I was from this small town and there was no place for an adult to recognize it. I think the cheerleading thing was a way of performing. There was the boy element, but more important was the performance element. Once I got to high school and auditioned for a play and got in, I thought this was really what I was looking for. Once that had got ...
Won the 1988 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for her Broadway debut in Lanford Wilson
's "Burn This." She was again nominated the next year (1989) in the same category for Wendy Wasserstein
's "The Heidi Chronicles.".