SHAKESPEAREAN ACTRESS (54 productions) & CLASSICAL COACH
2-TIME HELEN HAYES NOMINEE FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (After Ashley and Hysteria)
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PRAISE FOR MARNI'S RECENT TURN IN PINTER'S THE LOVER
"Actors Nigel Reed and Marni Penning are expert at the role-playing of a twisted marriage... Penning runs the gamut as the wife
who thrives on the game and grows desperate to maintain the kinky status quo." -- Nelson Pressley, The Washington Post
"One impressive show at Rep Stage... Marni Penning, who plays Sarah, vaguely resembles Tracey Ullman and has a similar gift
for transforming herself from a mousy housewife into a terrorizing vamp--for either dramatic or comic purposes. When Sarah
shifts from squealing, hand-fluttering victim to slit-eyed, serpent-hissing seductress, the sudden change not only makes us wary
of her intentions but also makes us laugh at her pretenses." -Geoffrey Himes, Baltimore City Paper
"Nigel Reed and Marni Penning, as Richard and Sarah, deal brilliantly with the play's heavy emotional dialogue and action."
-- William Hyder, The Baltimore Sun
Luciana in THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington DC.
Ashley in AFTER ASHLEY
at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington DC.
"If smarter, more emotionally true work has been done on a stage
in D.C. this season, I've not seen it." --Bob Mondello, CityPaper
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