Kellie Overbey

Personal Information
Broadway: The Coast of Utopia (Lincoln Center); Twentieth Century (Roundabout); QED with Alan Alda (Lincoln Center); Judgment at Nuremberg; Present Laughter; and Buried Child, directed by Gary Sinise (FANY Award for Best Broadway Debut of 1996).

Off-Broadway and Regional Credits: The Savannah Disputation (Playwrights Horizons); Animals Out of Paper and Good Boys and True (both at 2nd Stage); The Music Teacher (Minetta Lane); Hamlet (Classic Stage Company); Dedication, or the Stuff of Dreams (Williamstown Theatre Festival); Fran's Bed (Long Wharf Theatre); Earth to Bucky (Bay Street); Gone Home (Manhattan Theatre Club); All American Boy (New York Fringe Festival); Loot (WTF); Comic Potential (MTC); A Cup of Coffee (Yale Rep.); Betty’s Summer Vacation (Playwrights); Buried Child (Steppenwolf); Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Geffen Theatre); The Debutante Ball (MTC); as well as work at New York Stage & Film, Ensemble Studio Theatre (where she is a member), La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe and Philadelphia Theatre Company.

Film and Television: Favorite Son (upcoming); Sweet and Lowdown; Outbreak; Defenseless; Love Thy Neighbor; “Law & Order SVU;” “Law & Order;” “The Job;” ABC’s “That’s Life” (series regular); and Stephen King’s “The Stand,” among others.

As a playwright:
Kellie’s one-act My Wife’s Coat won top honors in the 2004 Samuel French Short Play Festival and is currently published in their anthology Off-Off Broadway Festival Series Twenty-Nine.
Girl Talk was given workshop productions at both the 2002 Key West Theatre Festival and in 2004 at The Barrow Group in New York City and was part of The Bay Street Theatre’s 2005 Reading Series.

Once Around the Sun, an original musical for which she wrote the book (and for which her husband Joe Shane together with Robert Morris and Steven Morris are the composer/lyricists) had an off-Broadway production at The Zipper Theatre.

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Letters Of Suresh Second Stage Theatre 10/12/2021 Amelia
2 Mary Page Marlowe Second Stage Theatre 07/12/2018 Mary Page Marlowe, 50
3 Women Without Men New York City Center/ Stage II 01/30/2016 Miss Connor
4 Dada Woof Papa Hot Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 11/09/2015 Serena
5 Love and Information Minetta Lane Theatre 02/19/2014 N/A
6 Rapture, Blister, Burn Playwrights Horizons 06/12/2012 Gwen
7 The Savannah Disputation Playwrights Horizons 03/03/2009 Melissa
8 Animals Out of Paper McGinn-Cazale Theatre 08/04/2008 Ilana
9 Good Boys and True Second Stage Theatre 05/19/2008 Maddy
10 The Music Teacher Minetta Lane Theatre 03/06/2006 Jane
11 Hamlet East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 11/13/2005 Ophelia
12 Gone Home New York City Center/ Stage II 12/17/2002 Anne
13 Comic Potential New York City Center/ Stage I 10/24/2000 Prim Spring
14 Betty's Summer Vacation Playwrights Horizons 03/14/1999 Betty
15 The Debutante Ball New York City Center/ Stage II 04/26/1988 Teddy

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Once Around the Sun Zipper Theatre 08/11/2005 Book
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2016 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Women Without Men Actor
2 NOMINATED 2009 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actress The Savannah Disputation Actor