Barbara Robertson played Madame Morrible in WICKED (Shiz Co.) and created the roles of Liz and Alice in Keith Huff's PURSUED BY HAPPINESS ( Steppenwolf Theatre), and Jan-the-Unnamed in Kotis and Hollman's YEAST NATION (the triumph of life) (ATC). Throughout her career she has been awarded many honors and blessed with the opportunity to play many different roles in such diverse plays as: THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?, HOUSE and GARDEN, PAL JOEY, HOLLYWOOD ARMS, BLACK SNOW, ( Goodman Theatre); GRAND HOTEL (Drury Lane Water Tower), MAME (Drury Lane Oakbrook); HAMLET, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, KABUKI LADY MACBETH, (Chicago Shakespeare); WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, MARY STUART, LA BETE, TARTUFFE, HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, (Court Theatre); HARD TIMES (Lookingglass); ANGELS IN AMERICA I & II (National Tour); SECRET RAPTURE, LOVE LETTERS, A SUMMER REMEMBERED (Steppenwolf); KABUKI MEDEA (Kennedy Center); DETACHMENTS (Center Theater), EMMA'S CHILD (Victory Gardens), and CHICAGO (Marriott's Lincolnshire). FILMS: Robert Altman's THE COMPANY, David Lynch's THE STRAIGHT STORY. Television: Will of Their Own ( NBC); A Mother's Courage (Disney); Untouchables (Paramount); and Early Edition ( CBS). Special thanks to Actors Equity, Columbia College students, Sam Samuelson, Claire Simon Casting and Stephen Schwartz, and Studs Terkel, and the greatest family a gal could have: Michael, Luke and Sarah.
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