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Zoe Caldwell
ZOE CALDWELL has appeared in most of the great companies of the English-speaking world. On Broadway, she has won four Tony Awards for roles in Slapstick Tragedy by Tennessee Williams, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Jay Presson Allen, Medea, and Master Class. She appeared Off-Broadway in Colette, and more recently, in Terrence McNally's A Perfect Ganesh. She played Emma Hamilton in Terence Rattigans' Bequest to the Nation in London; Cleopatra opposite Christopher Plummer's Antony in Stratford, Ontario; Long Day's Journey Into Night opposite Jason Robards at the Kennedy Center and BAM; and Lillian Hellman in Lillian on Broadway. Her portrayals on TV include Medea, Sarah Bernhardt, Mme. Arkadina in The Seagull, and Carlotta Monterey O'Neill in Eugene O'Neill, A Glory of Ghosts. Miss Caldwell directed An Almost Perfect Person with Colleen Dewhurst and Richard II in Stratford, Ontario; the award-winning Broadway production of Othello starring James Earl Jones and Christopher Plummer; Park Your Car in Harvard Yard starring Jason Robards and Judith Ivey; and most recently, the Off-Broadway production of Vita & Virginia starring Vanessa Redgrave and Eileen Atkins. Zoe Caldwell helmed the American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, Connecticut for two limited-run seasons as its Artistic Director in the mid-1980's. She has also appeared on film, most notably as an imperious dowager in Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo, in Just a Kiss (2002), and voices the character of the Grand Councilwoman in Disney's Lilo & Stitch 2002 theatrical feature and subsequent TV series and direct-to-video releases.

Bio as of December, 2009.



American Theatre Wing programs, interviews and/or credits include:

SDCF Masters of the Stage (audio)
Directing Shakespeare - May, 1988 - Listen Now.

Internet Broadway Database Listing (IBDB.com)