Angela Christian

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Angela Christian is an American actress and singer.

Career[edit]

Christian trained at the Boston Conservatory. In 2000, she made her Broadway debut as Lily in Richard Nelson's James Joyce's The Dead. In 2004, she made her West End debut creating the title role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Woman in White, directed by Trevor Nunn, which she then reprised on Broadway. Also on Broadway she created the role of Miss Dorothy Brown in Thoroughly Modern Millie, for which she was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award.[1]

On television, Christian has appeared in episodes of Law & Order, House of Cards, and Unforgettable.

In 2017, Christian was set to co-produce the film Silver Wings with author Katherine Sharp Landdeck. The film was to be directed by her then partner Thomas Kail.[2]

In 2019, Christian played a First Order officer in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Christian was born in Alabama and raised in San Antonio, Texas.[4] She began a relationship with director Thomas Kail in 2006; they divorced in 2019.[5][6][7]

Theatre[edit]

Year Show Role Notes
2000 James Joyce's The Dead Lily Broadway debut, Belasco Theatre
2000 James Joyce's The Dead Miss Molly Ivors Washington, D.C., Kennedy Center
2002 Thoroughly Modern Millie Miss Dorothy Brown Broadway, Marquis Theatre
2004 The Woman in White Anne Catherick West End debut, Palace Theatre
2005 The Woman in White Anne Catherick Broadway, Marquis Theatre
2006 Anais Nin--One of Her Lives Anaïs Nin[8] Off-Broadway, Beckett Theatre
2008 Bus Stop Cherie[9] Ventura, California, Rubicon Theatre Company
2008 Two Rooms Lanie[10] Off-Broadway, Lion Theatre

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2002 Outer Critics Circle Award Outstanding Featured Actress – Musical Thoroughly Modern Millie Nominated
2005 WhatsOnStage Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Musical The Woman in White Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jones, Kenneth (June 9, 2004). "Goodbye, Miss Dorothy: Angela Christian Exits Thoroughly Modern Millie June 9". Playbill. Retrieved December 30, 2019.
  2. ^ Galuppo, Mia. "'Hamilton' Director to Helm WWII Female Pilots Movie 'Silver Wings'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  3. ^ "Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Full Cast & Crew". International Movie Database. Retrieved December 31, 2019.
  4. ^ Jones, Kenneth (December 21, 2004). "PLAYBILL ON-LINE'S BRIEF ENCOUNTER with Angela Christian". Playbill. Retrieved December 30, 2019.
  5. ^ "A Grand Opening for the Roundabout's Heartbreak House". Broadway.com. October 11, 2006. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  6. ^ "2016 Tony Awards - He/She Said What?! Relive the Acceptance Speeches: Updating LIVE!". BroadwayWorld. June 12, 2016. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  7. ^ "Hamilton director Thomas Kail arrives for Kennedy Center Honors Gala in Washington DC". UPI. December 8, 2018. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  8. ^ Gates, Anita (August 9, 2006). "Anaïs Nin, Henry Miller and His Wife, All Together in Paris". The New York Times. Retrieved December 30, 2019.
  9. ^ "Angela Christian to star in 'Bus Stop' at the Rubicon". BroadwayWorld. February 4, 2008. Retrieved December 30, 2019.
  10. ^ Hetrick, Adam (September 17, 2008). "Alexander, Boll, Christian and Milligan Cast in Off-Broadway's Two Rooms". Playbill. Retrieved December 30, 2019.

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