Annalee Jefferies

Annalee Jefferies

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name = Annalee Jefferies



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Annalee Jefferies (born May 14, 1954 in Houston, Texas) is a stage actress.

Biography

Jefferies started acting at the Twelfth Night Community Theatre [ [http://www.twelfthnighttheatre.com.au/index.php?module=pagemaster&PAGE_user_op=view_page&PAGE_id=14&MMN_position=16:16 Twelfth Night Community Theatre] ] in Brisbane, Australia when she was 10 years old. She studied drama under June Smith at Bellaire High and under Sidney Berger and Cecil Pickett at the University of Houston (Pickett also coached other notable actors including Cindy Pickett, his daughter, Randy Quaid, Dennis Quaid, Brent Spiner, Trey Wilson, Robert Wuhl and Thomas Schlamme). Her formal training also included two years at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Her most noted roles during 17 seasons with the Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas are Blanche in "A Streetcar Named Desire", the title role in Hedda Gabler, Harper in "Angels in America", Nurse Ratched in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and Marion in "Danton's Death". During her time at the Alley, she has also performed in over 15 productions across the nation and abroad.

Most recently she played a lizard in Edward Albee's "Seascape" and took a sabbatical from the Alley during the 2000-2001 season to perform Clytemnestra, Helen of Troy and Andromache in John Barton's 10-hour epic "Tantalus", directed by Sir Peter Hall, which originated at Denver Center Theatre Company (co-produced by the RSC) and had a five-month UK tour. Prior to the Alley Theatre, she spent three years as a company member at the Arena Stage Theater in Washington D.C. She lived in New York City for five years working at local and regional theatres.

Her film and television credits include "No Mercy", "Violets Are Blue", "Ned Blessing", "Walker Texas Ranger", "L.A. Law", and "Charlie's Angels".

Film and television

* "Walker, Texas Ranger" - Molly (Dir: Tony Mordente)
* " [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104977/fullcredits Ned Blessing] " - Flood Phillips (Dir: Peter Werner)
* "L. A. Law" "Dances With Sharks" - Janice Long (Dir: David Carson)
* "No Mercy" - Susan (Dir: Richard Pearce)
* "Violets Are Blue" - Sally (Dir: Jack Fisk)
* "Charlie's Angels" - Joan Freeman (Dir: Larry Doheny)

New York stage

Playwrights Horizons

* " [http://www.nytheatre.com/nytheatre/archweb/arch2003_v.htm#WHAT_DIDNT_HAPPEN What Didn't Happen] " - Elaine (Dir: Michael Wilson)

Regional stage

Royal Shakespeare Company, Denver Performing Arts Complex

* "Tantalus" - Helen of Troy, Clytemnestra, Andromache, Ilione (Dir: Sir Peter Hall, Edward Hall)

Hartford Stage Company

* "8 By Tenn" - Lucretia, Viola, Grace, Madge (Dir: Michael Wilson)
* "The Night of the Iguana" - Hannah Jelkes
* "A Streetcar Named Desire" - Blanche DuBois
* "Seascape" - Sara (Dir: Mark Lamos)
* "Three Sisters" - Olga
* "Our Town"

Williamstown Theatre

* "Enemy of the People" - Mrs. Stockman (Dir: Gerald Freeman)

Alley Theatre, Houston, Texas

Dir: Gregory Boyd
* "A Comedy of Errors" - Adriana
* "Travesties" - Nadya
* "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" - Nurse Ratchet
* "Measure for Measure" - Mariana
* "Tartuffe" - Elmire

Dir: Michael Wilson
* "A Streetcar Named Desire" - Blanche DuBois
* "Angels in America" - Harper Pitt
* "Lips Together, Teeth Apart" - Chloe
* "Dancing at Lughnasa" - Kate

Dir: Misc
* "Hedda Gabler" - Hedda (Dir: Gerald Freeman)
* "A View from the Bridge" - Beatrice (Dir: Stephen Rayne)
* "Death and the Maiden" - Paulina Salas (Dir: Ken Grantham)
* "Our Town" - Mrs. Webb (Dir: Jose Quintero (director))
* "Danton's Death" - Marion (Dir: Robert Wilson - Wikipedia [http://robertwilson.com/bio/bioMaster.htm Robert Wilson's Web Site] )
* "American Vaudeville" - Fanny Brice (Dir: Anne Bogart)
* "Alfred Stieglitz Loves O'Keiffe" - Georgia (Dir: Eb Thomas)
* "Henceforward..." U.S. Premier - Nan 300F, Corrina (Dir: Alan Ayckbourn)
* "A Lie of the Mind" - Beth (Dir: George Anderson)

Great Lakes Theatre Festival

* "Antony and Cleopatra" - Cleopatra (Dir: Gerald Freeman)
* "Uncle Vanya" - Sonya

Long Wharf Theatre

* "Tobacco Road" - Elly May (Dir: Arvin Brown)

Arena Stage, Washington D.C.

* "God Bless You Mr. Rosewater" - Mary Moody (Dir: Howard Ashman, Mary Kyte)
* "Kean" - Anna Danby (Dir: Martin Fried)
* "The Man Who Came to Dinner" - Maggie Cutler (Dir: Douglass Wager)
* "An American Tragedy" - Roberta Alden (Dir: Michael Lessac)
* "Don Juan" - Mautherine (Dir: Liviu Ciulei)
* "After The Fall" - Maggie (Dir: Zelda Fischandler)

Public theatre

* "Aunt Dan and Lemon" - Understudy: Aunt Dan, Mother

ee also

* Royal Shakespeare Company
* Denver Performing Arts Complex
* Playwrights Horizons
* Long Wharf Theatre

References

External links

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* [http://www.innewsweekly.com/innews/?class_code=Ar&article_code=490 The Learned Ladies of Park Avenue review from In Newsweekly]
* [http://www.theatermania.com/content/news.cfm/story/6691 The Learned Ladies of Park Avenue review from Theater Mania]
* [http://listings.houstonpress.com/gyrobase/BestOf/BestOfAward?Year=oid%3A38082&Section=oid%3A28912&oid=oid%3A41929 Best Actress, Annalee Jefferies in Bad Dates - HoustonPress 2005: Arts & Entertainment]
* [http://www.playbill.com/news/article/90456.html Annalee Jefferies Endures Bad Dates for Hartford Stage Run]
* [http://www.hartfordadvocate.com/gbase/Arts/content.html?oid=oid:97834 Bad Dates] a one-woman show, reviewed by Hartford Advocate
* [http://www.hartfordadvocate.com/gbase/Arts/content.html?oid=oid:18018 Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana opens at Hartford Stage] reviewed by Hartford Advocate
* [http://www.bostonphoenix.com/boston/arts/theater/documents/02927797.htm The Night of the Iguana review from The Boston Phoenix]
* [http://www.portlandphoenix.com/theater/documents/03262323.asp 8 By Tenn review from The Portland Phoenix]
* [http://web.playbill.com/news/article/79936.html Annalee Jeffries Joins Mandy Patinkin in Williamstown Enemy]
* [http://www.alleytheatre.org/Alley/Annalee_Jefferies_EN.asp Alley Theater, Annalee Jefferies] .
* [http://www.curtainup.com/whatdidnthappen.html What Didn't Happen] , [http://www.curtainup.com/index.html A CurtainUp Review]
* [http://www.curtainup.com/tantalus.html Tantalus] , [http://www.curtainup.com/index.html A CurtainUp Review]
* [http://www.britishtheatreguide.info/reviews/tantalus-rev.htm Tantalus, review by Philip Fisher (2001), The British Theatre Guide]
* [http://centerstage.net/theatre/articles/tantalus.html Tantalus, review by J.T. Bowen, May 5, 2001, Centerstage Chicago]
* [http://www.stp.uh.edu/vol61/131/8a.html Alley takes classic Streetcar to a bold new level]
* [http://www.houstonpress.com/issues/2004-10-14/culture/theater_print.html Six people freed from death row tell tales of injustice in "The Exonerated"]
* [http://www.kuhf.org/upload/multimedia/Annalee_Jefferies.ram Interviewed by Dean Dalton at KUHF Radio, Houston, Texas - March 21, 2002] (Real Audio Media). [http://www.kuhf.org/site/News2?id=6515 kuhf.org]
* [http://www.theatredb.com/QPerson.php?pid=p017777 Annalee Jefferies at the ITDb]
* [http://movies2.nytimes.com/gst/movies/filmography.html?p_id=35378 Annalee Jefferies New York Times Filmography]
* [http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls=GGLD,GGLD:2004-19,GGLD:en&q=annalee+jefferies Annalee Jefferies Google Search]
* [http://annaleejefferies.wordpress.com Annalee's Web Site]


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