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  • Is one of the 30 members of the Tony Administration Committee, who are the nominators for the Tony Awards.
  • Played "Sarah" in Stephen Sondheim's Broadway musical, "Company", in the early 1970s.
  • (2001) Starring in Hedda Gabler on Broadway.
  • Off-Broadway play, Winners, in 1983.
  • (April 2002) : Played "Pinhead/Mrs. Kendal" in "The Elephant Man", a play by Bernard Pomerance (Royale Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).
  • (November 2002) : Played "Anna" in "Boston Marriage", a play by David Mamet (Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Hall, New York City, New York, USA).
  • (June 2005) : Played "Constance Middleton" in "The Constant Wife", a play by W. Somerset Maugham (American Airlines Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).
  • (August 2007) Played "Miss Moffat" in the play "The Corn Is Green" at the Williamstown Theater Festival in Massachusetts. The play was written by Emlyn Williams, who was her godfather. Her co-stars are her son Morgan Ritchie and her daughter Charlotte Ritchie.
  • (2003) She acted in Christopher Hampton's translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "Three Sisters", at the Playhouse Theatre in London, England with Kristin Scott Thomas, Madeleine Worrall, Robert Bathurst, Douglas Hodge, David Burke, Tobias Menzies, James Fleet, Susannah Wise, Tom Beard, Margery Mason and Eric Sykes in the cast. Michael Blakemore was the director.
  • Doonesbury (1983). Musical comedy. Book by Garry Trudeau. Lyrics by Garry Trudeau. Music by Elizabeth Swados. Based on the comic strip by Garry Trudeau. Comic Strip used by permission of Universal Press Syndicate. Music orchestrated by Elizabeth Swados. Music arranged by Jeff Waxman. Musical Director: Jeff Waxman. Choreographed by Margo Sappington [final Broadway credit]. Scenic Design by Peter Larkin. Directed by Jacques Levy [final Broadway credit]. Biltmore Theatre: 21 Nov 1983- 19 Feb 1984 (104 performances + 20 previews that began on 3 Nov 1983). Cast: Barbara Andres (as "Joanie"), Gary Beach (as "Duke"), Reathel Bean (as "Roland/Voice of President Reagan"), Ralph Bruneau (as "Mike Doonesbury"), Kate Burton (as "J.J."), Laura Dean (as "Boopsie"), Mark Linn-Baker (as "Mark") [Broadway debut], Albert Macklin (as "Zonker"), Peter Shawn (as "Provost"), Keith Szarabajka (as "B.D."), Lauren Tom (as "Honey"). Understudies: Eve Gordon [credited as Eve Bennett-Gordon] (as "Boopsie, J.J."), Max Cantor (as "B.D./Mark/Mike Doonesbury/Provost), Deborah Darr (as "Joanie"), Scott Evans (as "Zonker"), Peter Shawn (as "Duke/Roland"), Janet Wong (as "Honey"). Produced by James Walsh. Produced in association with Universal Pictures.
  • (1980) She played Peggy Grant in Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's "The Front Page" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts, with Christopher Reeve, Edward Herrmann, Celeste Holm, Zeljko Ivanek, and David Hyde Pierce in the cast. Robert Allan Ackerman was the director.
  • (March 28 to September 3, 1995) She played Lauren, Grace and Annie in Neil Simon's play, "London Suite," in an Seattle Repertory Theater production at the Union Square Theater in New York City, New York with Jeffrey Jones (Brian, Mark); Paxton Whitehead (Billy, Sidney, Dr. McMerlin); Carole Shelley (Mrs. Semple, Diana, Mrs. Sitgood) and Brooks Ashmanskas (Bellman) in the cast. Daniel Sullivan was director. John Lee Beatty was scenic designer. Jane Greenwood was costume designer. Ken Billington was lighting designer. Tom Clark was sound designer. Paul Huntley was wig and hair designer. Jay Binder was casting director. Ginger Montel was associate producer. John Vivian was production stage manager. Steven M. Levy was company manager. Bill Evans and associates was press representatives. Emanuel Azenberg and Leonard Soloway were presenters. The play ran for 169 performances.

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