Artist Bio

Lisa Dodson

(Bio as of November 2005)

Lisa Dodson most recently appeared at the Goodman in her fourth production of A Christmas Carol during the 2005/2006 Season. Other Goodman credits include Bessie in The Rose Tattoo. Most recently, she appeared in King John, for which she received a 2004 Joseph Jefferson Award nomination for her performance as Constance, and Titania/Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, both for Chicago Shakespeare Theater. She has performed leading roles in over 20 Chicago Shakespeare productions. Other favorites include Goneril in King Lear, Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra, Olivia in Twelfth Night, Emilia in Othello, Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing and Hermione in The Winter’s Tale. Other credits include The Time of Your Life at Steppenwolf Theatre; Vincent in Brixton and Kindertransport at Apple Tree Theatre; Tartuffe and Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards at Court Theatre; Broken Glass, Messiah and After the Fall at the National Jewish Theatre; Lost in Yonkers at the Royal George Theatre and Hamlet at Wisdom Bridge Theatre. Television credits include Early Edition, Unsolved Mysteries, Jack and Mike and Lady Blue. Her most recent film credit is Flags of Our Fathers, directed by Clint Eastwood, written by Paul Haggis. Other film credits include The Color of Money, Just Visiting, Barefoot to Jerusalem and the Miramax/Project Greenlight film Stolen Summer, as well as the HBO series on the making of the film, Project Greenlight. Ms. Dodson has earned seven Joseph Jefferson Award nominations for her work in Chicago theater.

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