Carmen is thrilled to return for a tenth season at Peninsula Players! Past favorites include: Doubt, Be My Baby, Master Class, Lion in Winter, Communicating Doors, The Cherry Orchard and Red Herring. National Tour: Angels in America, Off-Broadway: The Iphigenia Cycle (Theater for a New Audience from The Court Theatre, Chicago), The Mysteries (Classic Stage Company), Paradise (Gary Allen productions), Regional: Botanic Garden, with husband James Leaming, directed by Olympia Dukakis. Coconut Grove, Walnut Street Theater, The Huntington Theatre, Electra (Hartford Stage Company), Steppenwolf, The Goodman Theatre, Northlight Theater and Columbia Artists Tour. Film/Television: The Falcon, (a co-production shot in Soviet Georgia), Marilyn (Short feature, Kevin Spacey Productions) “All My Children,” “Early Edition,” “Law and Order,” “Law and Order SVU” and “Criminal Intent.” Features: Savages, with Phillip Seymore Hoffman and Laura Linney. Company member: American Blues Theater, Chicago, and Circling the Drain, New York. Awards and Honors: 2002 Fox Fellow, Sarah Siddons Award, Florence Herscher Award, Joseph Jefferson Awards for Master Class and Wit.
2009 Roles: Mrs. Pavlenko, a Rich Widow in A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine; Madame Bathilde in Is He Dead?
2008 Roles: Mrs. Hedges in Born Yesterday; Margaret Devize in The Lady’s Not For Burning; Claire Ganz in Rumors
2007 Roles: Sister Aloysius in Doubt; Maud in Be My Baby
2006 Roles: Maria Callas in Master Class
2005 Roles: Miss Amelia Pickles in The Uneasy Chair; Mrs. Kravitz in Red Herring; Mrs. Potter in Tom, Dick and Harry
2004 Roles: Kate in Broadway Bound; Lenya Zubritsky in Fools
2003 Roles: Gwendolyn Pigeon in The Odd Couple; Lady Alice Moore in A Man for All Seasons; Mary Smith in Caught in the Net
2002 Roles: Elsa Van Grossenknueten in Musical Comedy Murders of 1940; Boo Levy in The Last Night of Ballyhoo
2001 Roles: Ranyevskaya, a landowner in The Cherry Orchard; Gladys in Bob Almighty
1999 Roles: Elvira in Blithe Spirit; Eleanor, Henry’s Wife in The Lion in Winter; Ruella in Communicating Doors