Mary-Louise Parker Wins 2020 Tony Award for Leading Actress for THE SOUND INSIDE

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Mary-Louise Parker has won Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play at the 74th Annual Tony Awards for her performance as Bella in The Sound Inside | Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty

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Jordanna Brody
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September 26, 2021 8:41 PM
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Mary-Louise Parker has won Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play at the 74th Annual Tony Awards for her performance as Bella in The Sound Inside. This is her second Tony Award win. She previously won for her performances in Proof (2001).

Parker beat out fellow nominees Laura Linney (My Name is Lucy Barton), Audra McDonald (Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune), and Joaquina Kalukango (Slave Play).

Parker is also a Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner for her performance as Harper Pitt in HBO’s Angels in America (2003). She won another Golden Globe for her role of Nancy Botwin on Weeds (2006).

Recent Broadway credits include: Heisenberg (Georgie Burns), The Snow Geese (Elizabeth Gaesling), Hedda Gabler (Hedda Tesman), Reckless (Rachel), and Proof (Catherine).

Parker will return to Broadway in April, 2022 in How I Learned to Drive as Li’l Bit.

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Jordanna Brody

Originally from South Florida, Jordanna Brody graduated from Emerson College with a BFA in Theatre Education and Performance in 2019. Her experience teaching, performing, directing, and working behind the scenes informs her perspective on theatre in every way. She is passionate about uplifting marginalized voices, innovative theatrical experiences, and most importantly, TikTok.