Artist Bios

Kirsten Fitzgerald

Kirsten Fitzgerald

(Bio as of June 2021)

Kirsten Fitzgerald (Maya/Lisa/April) returns to the Goodman after appearing in Roe and Sweat. She is a proud member of the Artistic Ensemble at A Red Orchid Theatre, where she has also served as Artistic Director since 2008. In addition to her work at A Red Orchid Theatre, Chicago credits include work with Victory Gardens Theater, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Remy Bumppo Theatre, Defiant Theater and more. She is the recipient of a Jeff Award for The Sea Horse (A Red Orchid Theatre) and an After Dark Award for A Moon for the Misbegotten (Circle Theatre). Television credits include Proven Innocent, The Exorcist, Sirens, Chicago Med, Chicago Justice, Chicago Fire, Underemployed and ER. Film credits include Widows, Killing Eleanor and Working Man.

With Goodman Theatre

  • Sweat Sweat
    1819 Season
    Play by Lynn Nottage
    Directed by Ron OJ Parson
  • Roe Roe
    1920 Season
    Play by Lisa Loomer
    Directed by Vanessa Stalling
  • I Hate It Here I Hate It Here
    LIVE
    Play by Ike Holter
    Directed by Lili-Anne Brown