Barbara Robertson biography
At Writers Theatre: The Detective's Wife
She is honored to be working again with Keith Huff after the premiere of his play Pursued By Happiness (Steppenwolf Theatre Company) and with Gary Griffin after A Little Night Music (Joseph Jefferson Award Nomination, Chicago Shakespeare Theater) and The Real Thing (Court Theatre). Some of her Chicago credits include: Working (Broadway Playhouse), Wicked (Cadillac Theatre and Oriental Theatre) and Yeast Nation (Joseph Jefferson Award Nomination, American Theatre Company). She has appeared at Court Theatre in Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (Joseph Jefferson Award), Mary Stuart (Joseph Jefferson Award Nomination), La Bete (After Dark Award), Tartuffe (Joseph Jefferson Award Nomination), The House Of Blue Leaves (Joseph Jefferson Award Nomination) and Grand Hotel (Joseph Jefferson Award, Drury Lane Water Tower). She has appeared at Chicago Shakespeare Theater in Hamlet, Kabuki Lady Macbeth (After Dark Award), Winter’s Tale, at Goodman Theatre in The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? (Joseph Jefferson Award Nomination), HOUSE and GARDEN (After Dark Award), Pal Joey (Joseph Jefferson Award), Black Snow (Joseph Jefferson Award), Emma’s Child (Sarah Siddons Award, Victory Gardens Theater), Detachments (Joseph Jefferson Nomination, After Dark Award, Center Theater), Kabuki Medea (Helen Hayes Award and Joseph Jefferson Award, Wisdom Bridge Theatre and Kennedy Center), Chicago (Joseph Jefferson Award, Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire) and Angels In America I & Ii (Joseph Jefferson Award, Royal George Theater and the First National Tour). Film credits include: The Company (Robert Altman), A Straight Story (David Lynch’s), Hunter, Soul Survivors and LOL. Television credits include: a mini series for NBC, movies of the week for NBC, Disney and appearances in The Untouchables and Early Edition. She is very proud to be a member of Actors Equity Association and a teacher at Columbia College Chicago.
[Bio as of May 2011]