Helen Hedman

“To step into the life of a character, to live that life, and to hold out your hand to the audience and say, ‘Come with me’…what an honor to be trusted with this. What a thrill to do it in such great company.”

Biography

[EVERYMAN THEATRE]: (Resident Company Member): Sense and Sensibility, The Skin of Our Teeth, Steel Magnolias, Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Book of Joseph, Outside Mullingar, Blithe Spirit, Pygmalion, School for Scandal, Cripple of Inishmaan. [REGIONAL]: Arena Stage: Watch on the Rhine, A Delicate Balance, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, The Women, The Caucasian Chalk Circle; Shakespeare Theatre Company: Lady Windermere’s Fan, A Woman of No Importance, The Country Wife and Camino Real; Round House Theatre: I’ll Get You Back Again, Rapture, Blister, Burn, The Chemistry of Change, The Rehearsal; Studio Theatre: The Year of Magical Thinking; Signature Theatre: Escaped Alone, Crazy for You, Beaches, Show Boat, My Fair Lady, The Sex Habits of American Women; Olney Theatre: Piaf (Helen Hayes nomination), Triumph of Love, Omnium Gatherum; Rep Stage: The Seagull, Mrs. Farnsworth, Kimberly Akimbo; Ford’s Theatre: Sabrina Fair, A Christmas Carol; Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma: The Glass Menagerie, An Inspector Calls; International Shaw Conference: Press Cuttings; St. Louis Repertory: Canterbury Tales. [TV/FILM]: Homicide, Silent Fall with Richard Dreyfuss, and Beast (Winner 2018 South by Southwest Film Festival Jury Award).