Laila Robins

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Laila Robins was in the Tony-nominated play Frozen, for which she received a Lucille Lortel Nomination. Her other theatre credits include starring in the Broadway productions of Heartbreak House, The Herbal Bed, and The Real Thing directed by Mike Nichols. She also starred opposite Richard Thomas as “Miss Alice” in the Second Stage Theatre’s acclaimed revival of Edward Albee’s Tiny Alice. Other appearances off-Broadway include Sore Throats (Lucille Lortel nomination) for Theatre For A New Audience, Mrs. Klein opposite Uta Hagen and Amy Wright (for the national tour of Mrs. Klein she received a Joseph Jefferson Award and a Helen Hayes Nomination), The Merchant of Venice at The Public Theatre (Calloway Award), The Extra Man and Bloody Poetry at Manhattan Theatre Club and The Film Society for Second Stage Theatre. Regionally she has been seen in A Streetcar Named Desire at The Steppenwolf Theatre (1997 Jefferson Award for Best Actress), Antony and Cleopatra, Hedda Gabler, Summer and Smoke, and the World Premiere of Arthur Miller’s Resurrection Blues, all at the Guthrie Theatre, Fool for Love and Fiction at the McCarter Theatre, Skylight at The Mark Taper Forum (Drama Logue Award), The Women at Hartford Stage and Lady from the Sea at Baltimore Center Stage. She has done 10 plays with the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and several summers at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Laila recently finished principle photography on her next feature, Multiple Sarcasms with Timothy Hutton. Her other film credits include The Good Shepherd, Jailbait, Things That Hang From Trees, Slippery Slope, Oxygen, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, An Innocent Man, Welcome Home Roxy Carmichael, True Crime, Female Perversions, and Searching for Paradise. Television audiences will remember her from her work in "The Sopranos", "Sex and the City", "Law and Order: SVU", "Law and Order: CI", "Law and Order", "Third Watch", "The Book of Daniel" and the series lead in "Gabriel's Fire" opposite James Earl Jones. Ms. Robins trained at the Yale School of Drama.
 
Credits

Actor
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Apple Family Plays: Scenes From Life In The Country Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 11/22/2013 Marian
2 That Hopey Changey Thing Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 11/22/2013 Marian Apple Platt
3 Regular Singing Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 11/22/2013 Marian Apple
4 The Dance of Death Lucille Lortel Theatre 04/14/2013 Alice
5 Sorry Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 11/06/2012 Marian Apple
6 Edward Albee's The Lady From Dubuque Pershing Square Signature Center-Irene Diamond Stage 03/05/2012 Jo
7 Sweet and Sad Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 09/11/2011 Marian Apple Platt
8 That Hopey Changey Thing Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 11/02/2010 Marian Apple Platt
9 That Face New York City Center-Stage I 05/18/2010 Martha
10 Antony and Cleopatra The Duke on 42nd Street 04/03/2008 Cleopatra
11 A Midsummer Night's Dream Delacorte Theater 08/23/2007 Titania
12 an oak tree Barrow Street Theatre 11/04/2006 Father REPLACEMENT
13 Sore Throats The Duke on 42nd Street 04/30/2006 Judy
14 Frozen East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 03/18/2004 Agnetha
15 Tiny Alice Second Stage Theatre 12/05/2000 N/A
16 Mrs. Klein Lucille Lortel Theatre 10/22/1995 Melitta
17 The Merchant of Venice Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 01/17/1995 Portia
18 The Extra Man New York City Center-Stage I 04/28/1992 Laura
19 Maids of Honor WPA Theatre 06/08/1990 Monica Bowlin
20 For Dear Life Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 12/13/1988 Catherine
21 The Film Society McGinn-Cazale Theatre 07/07/1988 Nan Sinclair
22 Bloody Poetry New York City Center-Stage I 01/06/1987 Mary Shelly
Awards
Award Production
1 NOMINATED 2012 Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination, Outstanding Actress in a Play Edward Albee's The Lady From Dubuque Actor
2 WON 2012 Richard Seff Award Edward Albee's The Lady From Dubuque Actor
3 NOMINATED 2004 Lucille Lortel Nomination, Outstanding Featured Actress Frozen Actor
4 NOMINATED 2007 Lucille Lortel Award Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress Sore Throats Actor
5 NOMINATED 2013 Drama Desk Award Nomination, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Sorry Actor
6 WON 2012 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Ensemble Sweet and Sad Actor
7 WON 2013-14 New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, Special Citation The Apple Family Plays: Scenes From Life In The Country Actor
8 WON 1995 Joe A. Callaway Award The Merchant of Venice Actor