Jayne Houdyshell

LCT: The New Century. Broadway: The Music Man (2022 Tony nomination); King LearA Doll’s House, Part 2 (2017 Tony nomination); The Humans (2016 Tony Award); Fish in the DarkDead AccountsRomeo and JulietFollies (2012 Tony nomination); The Importance of Being EarnestBye Bye BirdieWickedWell (2016 Tony nomination, Theatre World Award). Off-Broadway: The Pain and the Itch (Playwrights Horizons), Well (The Public), The Language Archive (Roundabout), Relevance (MCC), The Receptionist (MTC), Much Ado About Nothing(Shakespeare in the Park). Two Drama Desk awards, two Obies and the Lily Award. Regional credits include classical and modern plays at Yale Rep, McCarter, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Arena Stage, Alabama Shakespeare Festival and many others. Film: CausewayThe HumansLitle WomenThe ChaperoneEverybody’s FineChanging LanesGarden State. TV: “Only Murders in the Building,” “The Good Fight,” “Evil,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Elementary,” “Blue Bloods.”

LCT Blog Posts

  • Jayne Houdyshell On Her Professional Debut in Chekhov

    Jayne Houdyshell On Her Professional Debut in Chekhov

    “Maria does not go through a significant change in identity from the beginning to the end of the play – unlike the other characters. But she’s as deeply human as they are.”