Aspen Music Festival And School

Joanna Gleason Back To Performers

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Joanna Gleason won a Tony for her portrayal of ‘The Baker’s Wife’ in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods. Other Broadway and Off-Broadway Credits include: The Normal Heart, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tony Nom), I Love My Wife, Happiness, Joe Egg (Tony Nom), Son of the Prophet, The Real Thing, to name only a few. Television includes: “The West Wing,” “The Newsroom,” “Love and War,” “Bette” and many more. Films include Hannah and her Sisters, Boogie Nights, Crimes and Misdemeanors, The Skeleton Twins, and many more. She directed Love and War for CBS, and “Oh, Baby” for Lifetime Television. She’s written and directed two films - a short, “Morning into Night”, which debuted at the Los Angeles International Short Film and was selected for the Cambridge film in England, and a feature - The Grotto, which just won the Best Narrative Feature Premiere at the Heartland International Film Festival this year, as well as being officially selected for and winning awards in seven other international film festivals. 

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