(Bio as of November 2017)
Mary Beth Fisher Ms. Fisher made her Goodman Theatre debut in Marvin's Room in 1993. Since then, she has been a frequent collaborator at the Goodman, appearing in The Night of the Iguana, Light up the Sky, Design for Living, Spinning Into Butter, Boy Gets Girl, The Guys, The Rose Tattoo, Heartbreak House, Dinner with Friends, The Clean House, Frank's Home, Rock 'n' Roll, The Seagull, God of Carnage, Luna Gale, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike and The Little Foxes. Other Chicago credits include Domesticated (Jeff Award), Dead Man's Cell Phone, The Dresser and The Memory of Water at Steppenwolf Theatre Company; Long Day’s Journey into Night, Angels in America, Three Tall Women, The Year of Magical Thinking (Jeff Award), The Wild Duck, What the Butler Saw, Arcadia, Travesties and The Importance of Being Earnest at Court Theatre; Roz and Ray at Victory Gardens Theater; The Taming of the Shrew at Chicago Shakespeare Theater; The Laramie Project, The Little Dog Laughed and Theatre District at About Face Theatre; The Marriage of Figaro at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company; My Own Stranger at Writers Theatre and White Guy on the Bus and Away at Northlight Theatre. New York credits include Frank's Home at Playwrights Horizons; Boy Gets Girl (Drama League honoree, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel nominations); The Radical Mystique and By the Sea, By the Sea, By the Beautiful Sea at Manhattan Theatre Club; The Night of the Iguana at Roundabout Theatre Company; Extremities at Westside Arts and Are You Now or Have You Ever Been? at the Promenade Theatre. She has worked in regional theaters all over the country, most recently in the world premiere of James Still’s Miranda at Indiana Repertory Theatre, directed by Henry Godinez. She made her directorial debut in 2016 with Holland Taylor’s Ann at Cardinal Stage Company. Television and Film credits include Sense8, Chicago Justice, Chicago Fire, Chicago Code, State of Romance, Without a Trace, Numb3rs, Prison Break, NYPD Blue, Profiler, Early Edition, Formosa Betrayed, Dragonfly and Trauma. Ms. Fisher received the 2010 Chicago's Leading Lady Award from the Sarah Siddons Society and was named Best Actress in Chicago magazine's "Best of Chicago" issue (August 2010). She was an inaugural Lunt-Fontanne Fellow at the Ten Chimneys Foundation representing Goodman Theatre and was a Beinecke Fellow at Yale University.
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