Jenna Russell
British actor
Jenna Russell
Jenna Russell is an English actress and singer. She has appeared on the stage in London in both musicals and dramas, as well as appearing with the Royal Shakespeare Company. She performed the role of Dot in Sunday in the Park with George in the West End and on Broadway, receiving the Tony Award nomination and the 2006 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role. She has also appeared in several television series, including Born and Bred.
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Tired Irene slaps NE - Boston Globe
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Erin Ailworth, Travis Andersen, Mark Arsenault, John Ellement, Martin Finucane, Bryan Marquard, Jenna Russell, and Maria Sacchetti of the Globe staff and Globe correspondents Evan Allen, Neena Satija, L. Finch, and Miriam Valverde contributed to this
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Challenging Roles - Boston Globe
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You and coauthor Caryl Rivers subtitled your book Challenging Toxic Stereotypes About Our Children. What are some stereotypes? That there are big differences in cognitive ability – girls are better at verbal and boys are better at math
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Parents' anxiety grows as summer fades - Boston Globe
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Marshall Elementary was not Betty Legendre's first choice for her 5-year-old son. It was not even her second or third. Still, she was relieved when she heard he had a seat at the Dorchester school. After all, a year earlier,
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Review: The Day We Sang @ Opera House, Manchester - This Is Lancashire
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A relationship develops between former choir members Tubby (Vincent Franklin) and Enid (Jenna Russell). Tubby thinks he's found his soul mate but faces an uphill struggle to turn a friendship into something more. Franklin and Russell are irresistible
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Manchester International Festival: That Day We Sang - Stage
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Asked to sum up her memory of appearing onstage in a children's choir in 1929, Jenna Russell's Enid Sutcliffe replies, “Joyful”. But there's an air of desolation about her, too, and we soon find out why. It is also Victoria Wood's particular comedic
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That Day We Sang; The Crash of the Elysium; The Village Bike – review - The Guardian
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'Delight that sidles into sadness': Jenna Russell as Enid, left, with Jemma Drake as Evelyn in Victoria Wood's That Day We Sang. Photograph: Joel Fildes "What Manchester does today, the rest of the world does tomorrow." That was true of the record of
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Review: Victoria Wood's That Day We Sang - Manchester Evening News
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Pictured centre is Enid (Jenna Russell) and Tubby (Vincent Franklin) with ensemble Rachel Bingham, Alison Pargeter, Jemma Drake, Andy Brady, Tim Morgan, Martin Savage As middle-aged insurance man Tubby Baker hears, for the first time in decades,
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Choral story - BBC News
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Vincent Franklin, who has appeared in TV comedies The Thick Of It and Twenty Twelve, will play Tubby, with Olivier Award-winning actress Jenna Russell as Enid. The new children's choir comprises pupils from three primary schools and one secondary in
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Fighting dad - Boston Globe
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A decade and a half ago, you founded Fathers and Families, now a national advocacy group that lobbies to make shared custody the default after a divorce. What's been your biggest obstacle? Old-fashioned gender bias
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The high price of school assignment - Boston Globe
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Like an army of yellow ants, they march across the city: 691 school buses carrying 32221 students. They will cost the Boston public schools a staggering $80 million next year, approaching 10 percent of the total
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Theatrical geography (and history) lessons - Stage (blog)
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That original Oldham production of Girlfriends had a cast that included Maria Friedman, Jenna Russell and Clare Burt, all of whom would become big names in our musical theatre in the years that followed and are still working today: Jenna's next leading
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With storm raging, a mother makes the ultimate sacrifice - Boston Globe
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WEST SPRINGFIELD — As the killer storm bore down outside, Angelica Guerrero rushed her 15-year-old daughter to the bathroom and pressed the girl into the shelter of their bathtub. Then Guerrero climbed in herself,
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Jenna Russell to Star in That Day We Sang at Manchester International Festival - TheaterMania.com
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Olivier Award winner Jenna Russell will star in writer-director Victoria Wood's That Day We Sang, according to WhatsOnStage.com. As previously reported, the production will be presented at the Manchester International Festival
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Letters - Boston Globe
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Jenna Russell's profile of Amy and Marc Vachon, proponents of equally shared parenting (“Equal Time,” May 8), struck a chord with moms and dads alike. Here, a selection from the sometimes heated discussion that unfolded at Boston.com: Shimul
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Colleagues recall missing journalist as relentless on job - Boston Globe
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It was supposed to be a carefree reunion at Harvard's Nieman Foundation, with lots of catching up between close friends who live apart. Instead, friends of the journalist Dorothy Parvaz who gathered this weekend found themselves
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Some couples find balance through equally shared parenting - Deseret News
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While equal parenting advocates aim to changes those numbers, it's not about finding some mathematically perfect arrangement like the "50-50 myth," Vachon told Boston Globe reporter Jenna Russell. Instead, it's more about having both parents "fully
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An early education in the meaning of 'no' - Boston Globe
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Sawyer Bowen-Flynn is a lifelong resident of the North End, an expert navigator of its busy sidewalks, a connoisseur of its Italian bakeries. But one neighborhood landmark is this 4-year-old's anchor: the red brick schoolhouse across
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Equal time - Boston Globe
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(Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe) By Jenna Russell Amy Vachon has the life most working mothers only dream of. Vachon, 48, works 32 hours a week at a job she loves. Her husband does the same, and they switch off picking up their two kids
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Wheelabrator OK's settlement of $7.5 million - Boston Globe
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(Bill Greene/ Globe Staff/ File) By Jenna Russell Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., the operator of three municipal waste incinerators in Massachusetts, has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle a state lawsuit alleging that it broke environmental laws,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jenna Russell
    FORTIES
  • 2016
    Age 48
    In January 2016 she starred with Sheila Hancock in the first UK production of Grey Gardens at The Southwark Playhouse to sell out audiences.
    More Details Hide Details Russell is the partner of actor Raymond Coulthard, and they are the parents of a girl. Russell relates that she was in the early stages of her pregnancy when she appeared in Sunday on Broadway.
  • 2014
    Age 46
    She reprises the role for the West End production at the Apollo Theatre from September 2014.
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    From February 2014 she appeared as Penelope Pennywise in the London production of Urinetown: The Musical at the St. James Theatre.
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  • 2010
    Age 42
    For the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2010, she plays the role of the Baker's Wife.
    More Details Hide Details In August 2012, Russell took to the London stage again at the Soho Theatre in Soho Cinders. She then played the role of Mary in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End, following a run at the Menier Chocolate Factory.
  • 2009
    Age 41
    In 2009 she appeared in the inaugural episode of the resurrected TV series Minder as Petra.
    More Details Hide Details Russell has appeared in Into the Woods twice. For the Donmar Warehouse production in 1998, she played Cinderella.
  • 2008
    Age 40
    In 2008, Russell reprised her role as Dot in the Broadway transfer of Sunday in the Park with George.
    More Details Hide Details The production opened on 21 February 2008 and ran until 29 June 2008 at Studio 54. Russell won the Theatre World Award and received Drama Desk Award and Tony Award nominations for Best Actress in a Musical, losing to Patti LuPone.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2006
    Age 38
    She subsequently played Amy alongside Felicity Kendal in the West End revival of the play Amy's View in 2006.
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    In 2006, she took over from Anna-Jane Casey as Dot / Marie in the London revival of Sunday in the Park with George, by Stephen Sondheim for which she won the 2007 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
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    She received a nomination for the 2006 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for this role.
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  • 2005
    Age 37
    Also in 2005, she played the lead role of Sarah Brown in the West End production of Guys and Dolls opposite (at various times) Ewan McGregor, Nigel Harman, Sarah Lancashire, Jane Krakowski and Nigel Lindsay.
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    In 2005 she appeared as the Floor Manager in the Doctor Who episodes "Bad Wolf" and "The Parting of the Ways".
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  • 2002
    Age 34
    She left the cast of Songs for a New World during rehearsal in order to play Deborah Gilder in the television series Born and Bred in 2002 through 2005.
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  • 2000
    Age 32
    She performed in three shows at The Bridewell Theatre: On a Clear Day You Can See Forever as Daisy (January 2000), Hello Again (March 2001) and a concert, The Cutting Edge in June 2000.
    More Details Hide Details Other stage work includes Tracey Lord in High Society at Sheffield Crucible, Young Sally in Follies at the Shaftesbury Theatre in 1987, Bertrande in Martin Guerre at the West End’s Prince Edward theatre (1998), Felicity in Landslide at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds, and Three Sisters at the Royal Court.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1990
    Age 22
    From 1990 to 1992 she played one of the lead characters, Maggie Lomax, in primetime BBC TV comedy On the Up.
    More Details Hide Details She also sang the theme song to Red Dwarf, a recording that has been used for all eleven of the show's seasons produced over the last 28 years.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1967
    Born
    Born on October 5, 1967.
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