Pamela Payton-Wright

Personal Information
Broadway: The Show-Off; Exit the King; The Cherry Orchard; Jimmy Shine; The Crucible; All Over Town; The Glass Menagerie; Romeo and Juliet; M. Butterfly; Night of the Iguana; A Streetcar Named Desire; Something Unspoken; Mourning Becomes Electra (Drama Desk Award). Off-Broadway: The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in- the-Moon Marigolds (Obie, Clarence Derwent Award, Variety Critics' Poll Citation); Jesse and the Bandit Queen (Obie); The Seagull; Hamlet; The Replacement; Mrs. Warren's Profession; Richard III; Til the Rapture Comes. Regional: Most of this country's great theatres, in the works of practically everybody, including A Touch of the Poet at the Goodman Theatre for which Ms. Payton-Wright won a Joseph Jefferson Award in 1996. Film: In Dreams, The Freshman, My Little Girl, Ironweed, Starlight, Going in Style, Resurrection, At the Dark End of the Street. TV: "The Prodigal," "Brother to Dragons (PBS)," "Look Homeward Angel (Playhouse 90)," "The Adams Chronicles (PBS, Emmy nom.)," "Law & Order," "Homicide" (recurring). Education: The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (Special Medal, Edmund Gray Prize for High Comedy). Ms. Payton-Wright is a Fox Fellow.
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2003 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actress Fifth of July Actor
2 WON 1976 Obie Award, Performance Jesse and the Bandit Queen Actor
3 WON 1970 Clarence Derwent Award The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds Actor
4 WON 1970 Obie Award, Distinguished Performance The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds Actor