Alison Fraser

Personal Information
ALISON FRASER is now at The Signature Theatre playing Mommy in Edward Albee’s The Sandbox and The Landlady in Adrienne Kennedy’s Funnyhouse of a Negro. She is a two-time Tony Award nominee for The Secret Garden (Martha) and Romance/Romance (Josefine/Monica). On Broadway she was Tessie Tura in Gypsy, Dorine in Tartuffe, and Helena in Drood. Off-Broadway she originated roles in the world premieres of Michael-John LaChiusa’s First Daughter Suite (Betty Ford, Nancy Reagan), David Ives’ The School For Lies (Arsinoé), Charles Busch’s The Divine Sister (Sister Walburga), Todd Rundgren’s Up Against It (Miss Drumgoole), William Finn’s In Trousers and March of the Falsettos (Trina), and Tennessee Williams’ In Masks Outrageous and Austere (The Matron).

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Cat On A Hot Tin Roof Theater at St. Clement's Church 03/05/2023 Big Mama
2 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Theater at St. Clement's Church 07/24/2022 Big Mama
3 Paradise Lost Theatre Three 01/22/2020 Sin
4 Good Morning New York Players Theatre 01/09/2020 Diane Pickernacker (voiceovers)
5 Enter Laughing York Theatre at St. Peter's 05/16/2019 Mother
6 Nassim New York City Center/ Stage II 12/12/2018 N/A REPLACEMENT
7 Signature Plays: Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, and Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 05/22/2016 Mommy / Sarah' Landlady
8 First Daughter Suite Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 10/21/2015 Nancy Reagan / Betty Ford
9 In Masks Outrageous and Austere Theatres at 45 Bleecker/ Bleecker Street Theatre 04/16/2012 Mrs. Gorse-Bracken
10 The School For Lies East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 05/01/2011 Arsinoe
11 The Divine Sister SoHo Playhouse 09/22/2010 Sister Walburga / Mrs. Macduffie
12 Love, Loss, and What I Wore Westside Theatre/ Downstairs 10/01/2009 N/A REPLACEMENT
13 The Chaos Theories McGinn-Cazale Theatre 11/01/2007 N/A
14 an oak tree Barrow Street Theatre 11/04/2006 Father REPLACEMENT
15 Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams 59E59 Theaters/ Theater A 08/18/2005 Jessie Nuncle
16 Prodigal York Theatre at St. Peter's 03/12/2002 Celia Flannery
17 The Green Heart Variety Arts Theatre 04/10/1997 Uta
18 Swingtime Canteen Blue Angel 02/24/1995 Marian Ames
19 A Quarrel of Sparrows Promenade Theatre 09/09/1993 Angela Mercer (Understudy)
20 Up Against It Joseph Papp Public Theater/ LuEsther Hall 11/14/1989 Miss Drumgoole
21 Beehive Village Gate/ Upstairs 03/30/1986 N/A
22 March of the Falsettos Westside Theatre/ Upstairs 10/13/1981 Trina
23 March of the Falsettos Playwrights Horizons 05/20/1981 Trina
24 In Trousers Playwrights Horizons 12/08/1979 N/A
25 In Trousers Playwrights Horizons 02/21/1979 N/A
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2016 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical First Daughter Suite Actor
2 NOMINATED 2016 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical First Daughter Suite Actor