She has acted in the stage production of "The Grapes of Wrath" at the Steppenwolf Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois.
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Has twice been nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play): in 1990 for portraying Ma Joad in "The Grapes of Wrath", a part she recreated in the television version of the same title, American Playhouse: The Grapes of Wrath
(1991); and in 1996 for Sam Shepard
's "Buried Child", which was directed by her "Grapes of Wrath" co-star Gary Sinise