Jennifer Engstrom biography
At Writers Theatre: Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Parody and A Streetcar Named Desire
Engstrom appeared as Eunice (and twice as Blanche) in WT's A Streetcar Named Desire directed by David Cromer. She then recreated the role of Eunice for the Williamstown Theatre Festival production. Jennifer is a proud ensemble member of A Red Orchid Theatre where she appeared as Celeste in Tennessee Williams' The Mutilated. Selected Orchid credits include: Simpatico, Hot House, Eric LaRue, The Fastest Clock in the Universe, and Fatboy. Other Chicago credits include: Sweet Bird of Youth (Goodman Theatre, directed by David Cromer), The North Plan, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (Steppenwolf Theatre Company), Sky Girls (Northlight Theatre, Jack Springer Award for best performance), The Incident and Are You Now... (Next Theatre Company, two Joseph Jefferson Awards for Best Ensemble). Regional credits include: Angels in America (Kansas City Repertory Theatre, directed by David Cromer), MacBeth (Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival) and Ground (2009 Humana Festival). Dividing her time between Chicago and New York City, Jennifer was seen Off Broadway in a solo show she created, Excuse my Dust, A Dorothy Parker Portfolio.
[Bio as of June 2015]