Anne O'Sullivan celebrates over 40 years as a professional working actor with performances in over 100 productions. She has performed on Broadway, off Broadway and regionally in plays at The McCarter Theatre, Williamstown, Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Old Globe, Bay St. Theatre, Yale Rep, Hartford Stage, and Actors Theatre of Louisville among others.
Ms. O'Sullivan has had roles written for her by Jose Rivera, David Ives, James Still and Keith Alan Benjamin
Since 2015, Ms. O'Sullivan has been performing Mark St. Germain's one-woman show about Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer,
the legendary sex therapist and Holocaust survivor,
at theaters around the country.
Becoming Dr. Ruth was last staged in May of 2019 at the New Repertory Theater in Watertown, MA, and directed
by Stephen Nachamie.
Penguin Rep in Stony Point, NY,
B Street Theater in Sacramento
Bagaduce Theater in Brooksville, ME
Upper Jay Arts Center, Upper Jay, NY,
GableStage in Coral Gables, Florida
Ms. O'Sullivan is seen at right with playwright Mark St. Germain, the real Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer, and Joe Adler
(Artistic Director of Gable Stage).
In the late 2000's, Ms. O'Sullivan received a grant from The Spencer Cherashore Fund to research and play Mary Harris Jones, also known as Mother Jones. The commissioned play, Mrs. Jones, is a part of that epic story.
In 2011, Ms. O’Sullivan had an acclaimed performance as Emily Dickinson in the one-woman show The Belle of Amherst at Ensemble Studio Theater, where she has been a member for over 35 years.
For a more complete list of Ms. O'Sullivan's roles, download her resume below.
At left: The Belle of Amherst
Beginning with a PBS version of Cormac McCarthy's The Gardener's Son with Ned Beatty and Brad Dourif in 1977 and continuing on through today, Ms. O'Sullivan has enjoyed a rich professional life on screens large and small.
At left: 1937, 2008.
Other roles have been in Speed; The Mirror Has Two Faces; Wendell and the Lemon; and 1937, a short two-character film directed by Giacomo Gatti and Francesco Carrozzini in which she co-starred with Olek Krupa.
At right: Wendell and the Lemon, 2015
On TV, Ms. O'Sullivan has had many guest roles on Law & Order (all three incarnations), Sex and The City, Third Watch, Cosby, ER, and Models, Inc. (featured regular). Most recently, she appeared on Show Me a Hero and Red Oaks.
Anne O'Sullivan's head shot and resume (pdf)Download
Becoming Dr. Ruth - Miami Herald Review 2017 (pdf)Download
Becoming Dr. Ruth - NY Times Review 2017 (pdf)Download
Becoming Dr. Ruth - Interview in Boston Irish Reporter 2019 (pdf)Download
Becoming Dr. Ruth – Jewish Journal Review 2019 (pdf)Download
"Master" - Foundry Theater, NY Times Review 2017 (pdf)Download
Some clips from Ms. O'Sullivan's TV and film work.
A play for four actors written for Ms. O'Sullivan by Keith Alan Benjamin.
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