Sharon Washington

Sharon has been privileged to work with some of the most prestigious national and international theater artists including: John Kander and Susan Stroman in The Scottsboro BoysMax Stafford Clark in The Overwhelming at The Roundabout Theater; John Tillingerin Alan Ayckbourn’s House and Garden; and The Radical Mystique written and directed by Arthur Laurents.

At the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater she played Lady Anne to Denzel Washington’s Richard III, Valeria to Christopher Walken’s Coriolanus and Lady Helen in Cymbeline with Joan Cusack. She was also in the Public’s award- winning adaptation of Caucasian Chalk Circle directed by George C. Wolfe and the critically-acclaimed production of Stuff Happens directed by Daniel Sullivan.  She was nominated for an Audelco award for her performance in Fear Itself directed by Joe Morton

Regionally she has appeared in The Merry Wives of Windsor and King Lear (Denver Center), Intimate Apparel (Guthrie Theater), String of Pearls (City Theatre), Jar The Floor (Seattle Rep), Diggin’ Eleven (Hartford Stage), The Story, and Ceremonies In Dark Old Men (Long Wharf Theatre), Man and Superman (Center Stage), Miss Evers’ Boys(Philadelphia Theatre Company), Twelfth Night (Arena Stage) and The Piano Lesson(Yale Rep) directed by Lloyd Richards. She has also spent several wonderful summers working on new plays at the Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Conference and the Sundance Theater Lab.

Film and television appearances include Taking Chance3 LBSMichael ClaytonFreedomlandThe School of RockHalf Nelson3AMWaking the Dead, Lisa Picard Is Famous, The Long Kiss Goodnight, The Confession, Malcolm X, Die Hard With A Vengeance, Damages, Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU. Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Royal Pains, Cosby, A Man Called Hawk, Enslavement: The Fanny Kemble Story, North and South III, Guiding Light and One Life to Live.

She has appeared in numerous television and radio commercials both on-camera and voice-over and is an accomplished audiobook narrator.

A New York City native, she is a graduate of The Dalton School and The Yale School 
of Drama. 

Alumni Information
Actor, Voiceover Artist/Narrator, Author
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