She acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Mrs. Warren's Profession," in a Peter Hall Company production at the Strand Theatre in London, England with Brenda Blethyn, Richard Johnson, Peter Blythe, Laurence Fox, and James Saxon in the cast. Peter Hall was also director.
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Whenever I'm in theatre situations I will go out of my way not to talk about my father, but in the film world I can be really proud of my family and say, 'You know what: my dad's a really, really famous theatre director,' because nobody has any idea.
She is the daughter of English theatre director Peter Hall
(who founded the Royal Shakespeare Company) and American opera singer Maria Ewing
. Peter Hall is a white Englishman. Maria Ewing's paternal grandparents were both of part African ancestry. Maria's father, Norman Isaac Ewing, also had Scottish, and possible Sioux Native American, roots. Maria's mother, Hermina Maria Veraar, was Dutch.