- Isabel Keating
name = Isabel Keating
Savannah, Georgia United States
website = http://www.isabelkeating.com/
Drama Desk Award, Theatre World Award, Helen Hayes Award
Isabel Keating is an American
Keating is widely acclaimed for her portrayal of
Judy Garlandin the 2003 Broadway theatreproduction of " The Boy From Oz", starring opposite Hugh Jackman, for which she received a Tony Awardnomination [cite web|url=http://www.tonyawards.com|title=The Amercian Theatre Wing's Tony Awards -- Official website|accessmonthday=12 June|accessyear=2004|] ( Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical) and for which she won the Drama Desk Award[cite web|url=http://www.dramadesk.org|title=Drama Desk Awards -- Official website|accessmonthday=12 June|accessyear=2004|] and the Theatre World Award. On Broadway, she also starred in " Enchanted April", replacing Molly Ringwaldin the role of Rose Arnott [ [http://www.playbill.com/news/article/80175.html Oz's Judy Garland Fills in at Broadway's Enchanted April] , Playbill.com, June 16, 2003. Retrieved 2008-01-03.] after having created the leading role of Lotty Wilton in Matthew Barber's play in its world premiere production at Hartford StageCompany in Hartford, CT. [ [http://www.broadway.com/gen/Buzz_Star_File.aspx?CI=35240 Star File] , Broadway.com, March 9, 2004. Retrieved 2008-01-03.] Keating played the Duchess of Berwick, in the Oscar Wildecomedy, " Lady Windermere's Fan" in 2005 at the Williamstown Theater Festivalin Williamstown, MA. [cite web|url=http://theater2.nytimes.com/2005/07/11/theater/reviews/11wind.html|title=High-Flying Epigrams Whiz By Like Arrows|accessmonthday=11 July |accessyear=2005|] She joined the cast of "Hairspray" in the role of Velma Von Tussle in June 2006. [ [http://www.broadway.com/gen/Buzz_Story.aspx?ci=531156 New cast members for "Hairspray"] , Broadway.com, June 12, 2006. Retrieved 2006-09-24.] Keating starred in Gore Vidal's "On the March to the Sea" opposite Chris Noth, Charles Durning, Richard Easton, Michael Learnedand Harris Yulinat Theatre Previews at Duke [cite web|url=http://www.cvnc.org/reviews/2005/022005/March.html|title=Gore Vidal's On the March to the Sea Is an Invigorating Civil War Drama|accessmonthday=1 March|accessyear=2005|] as well as at the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven, CT, in Tom Stoppard's " Travesties" opposite Sam Waterston, [ [http://www.playbill.com/news/article/92330.html Hewitt, Stephenson, Keating, More Join Sam Waterston for Long Wharf's Travesties] , Playbill.com, April 14, 2005. Retrieved 2008-01-03.] and at the Paper Mill Playhouse, in Millburn, NJ, in Wendy Kesselman's stage version of " The Diary of Anne Frank". She won the 2000 Helen Hayes Awardfor Best Actress for her work in Tom Stoppard's " Indian Ink" at The Studio Theatre in Washington, DC. [ [http://www.helenhayes.org/sub/nr.cfm Nominees and Recipients] , HelenHayes.org, Retrieved 2008-01-23.] Notably, she appeared as Vi in Lucinda Coxon's "Waiting at the Water's Edge" in its American premiere, directed by Nela Wagman for the Watermark Theatre Company. [cite web |url=http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9901E2DB153AF93BA35755C0A962958260&scp=1&sq=waiting+at+the+water%27s+edge&st=nyt |title= In Performance; Theater |publisher=The New York Times |date=1994-06-08 |accessdate=2008-05-08] On television, she guest starred opposite Stanley Tucciin the highly acclaimed but short-lived CBS network series " 3 lbs" [cite web|url=http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0883414/|title=3 lbs. Bad Boys (2006)|accessmonthday=19 December|accessyear=2006|] and opposite Vincent d'Onofrioin "". [cite web|url=http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1031388/|title=Law & Oder: Criminal Intent Please Note We Are No Longer Accepting Letters of Recommendation from Henry Kissinger (2008)|accessmonthday=19 September|accessyear=2008|] Keating also appears in the films "The Nanny Diaries" [ [http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/347615/The-Nanny-Diaries/cast The Nanny Diaries Acting Credits at The New York Times] , nytimes.com, January 4, 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-04.] and "The Life Before Her Eyes". [ [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0815178/ Life Before Her Eyes (2007)] , imdb.com, Retrieved 2008-01-23.]
La Ronde" (Sweet Young Thing) - The Studio Theatre, Washington, DC(1984)
*"The Miss Firecracker Contest" (Popeye) (1986)
The Slab Boys" Trilogy (Lucille) - The Studio Theatre, Washington, DC(1986/7)
*"The Bright and Bold Design" - The Studio Theatre,
*"In Perpetuity Throughout the Universe" (Christine) - The Studio Theatre,
*"Waiting at the Water's Edge" (Vi) - Watermark Theatre Company at the Ohio Theatre,
*"Written and Sealed" (Nancy) - The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre,
*"The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice" (Little Voice) - The Studio Theatre,
Slavs" (Katarina) - The Studio Theatre, Washington, DC(1995)
*"Three Sisters" (Irina) - The Studio Theatre,
*"Chilean Holiday" (Digna) -
Actors Theatre of Louisville, Humana Festival, Louisville, KY(1995)
*"One Foot on the Floor" (LaVita Terrafamilia) - Denver Center Theatre
Denver Center for the Performing Arts(1997)
Once in a Lifetime" (Florabel Leigh) - Atlantic Theater Company, Off Broadway(1998)
Indian Ink" (Flora Crewe) - The Studio Theatre, Washington, DC(1999)
Enchanted April" (Lottie Wilton) - Hartford Stage, Hartford, CT(2000)
Dinner With Friends" (Beth) - Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA(2001)
Enchanted April" (Rose Arnott) (replacement) - Belasco Theatre, Broadway (2003)
The Boy from Oz" ( Judy Garland) - Imperial Theatre, Broadway (2003-2004)
Travesties" (Nadya) - Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT(2005)
*"On the March to the Sea" (Minna Hinks) - Theatre Previews at Duke,
Lady Windermere's Fan" (Duchess of Berwick) - Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA(2005)
The Diary of Anne Frank" ( Edith Frank) - Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ(2006)
*"Hairspray" (Velma Von Tussle) -
Neil Simon Theatre, Broadway (2006/2007)
*"Dead Broke" (1999)
*"The 58th Annual Tony Awards" (2004) (
American Masters" (2004) ( TV) Judy Garland[episode "Judy Garland: By Myself"]
3 lbs" (2006) ( TV) Rosemary Donovan [episode "Bad Boys"]
*"The Nanny Diaries" (2007) Paranoid Mom
*"The Life Before Her Eyes" (2007) Maureen's mother
TV) (2008) Janine [episode "Please Note We Are No Longer Accepting Letters of Recommendation from Henry Kissinger"]
Awards and nominations
* Nominated: Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical, "
The Boy from Oz" (2004) Drama Desk Award
* Won: Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, "
The Boy from Oz" (2004) Drama League Award
* Nominated: Distinguished Performance, "
The Boy from Oz" (2004) Theatre World Award
* Won: Outstanding Debut Performance in a Broadway Production, "
The Boy from Oz" (2004) Outer Critics Circle Award
* Nominated: Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, "
The Boy from Oz" (2004) Helen Hayes Award
* Won: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Resident Play, "
Indian Ink" (2000) Audie Awards
* Finalist: Outstanding Achievement in Fiction Narration, "Hissy Fit" by Mary Kay Andrews (2004)
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
The Boy from Oz"
for "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"
* [http://www.isabelkeating.com/ Isabel Keating homepage]
*imdb name|1118572|Isabel Keating
* [http://www.ibdb.com/person.asp?id=108222 Isabel Keating at Internet Broadway Database]
* [http://www.broadway.com/gen/Buzz_Story.aspx?ci=33724 Isabel Keating Interview by Beth Stevens on Broadway.com]
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