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Sara Topham is one of the most leading ladies in the classical theatre – she’s a veteran of the Shakespeare Theatre of DC, the Old Globe, Two River Theatre, Shaw Festival and many more. She has also appeared on Broadway in multiple Tony-winning produtions, and in productions in London and Asia, and fourteen seasons at the Stratford Festival in Canada.
She just finished a run in Leopoldstadt on Broadway. Previous Broadway credits include: Cecily in Travesties, Gwendolyn in The Importance Of Being Earnest (both for Roundabout). Off-Broadway: The Changeling (Beatrice-Joanna). London: Intimate Apparel (Mrs. Van Buren), Love Me Do (Dorothy). 14 seasons at The Stratford Festival – roles including: Elizabeth/Robyn (Serving Elizabeth), Juliet (Romeo and Juliet), Ruth (Blithe Spirit), Olivia (Twelfth Night), Célimène (The Misanthrope), Wendy (Peter Pan), Madame de Tourvel (Dangerous Liaisons), Laurencia (Fuente Ovejuna), Rosalind (As You Like It). Other roles: Joan in Saint Joan and Ann Whitefield in Man and Superman (The Shaw Festival, Canada), Beatrice and Olivia at The Old Globe, Titania and Ariel at
Shakespeare Theatre (DC).
She currently serves on the faculty of the Classical Studio at NYU and the Shakespeare and Performance MFA program at Mary Baldwin University.