Ellen McLaughlin is an award-winning writer and playwright whose plays have received numerous national and international productions, including Days and Nights Within, A Narrow Bed, Infinity’s House, Iphigenia and Other Daughters, Tongue of a Bird, The Trojan Women, Helen, The Persians and Oedipus, and most recently, the critically acclaimed Septimus and Clarissa. McLaughlin is also an actor. She has worked on and Off Broadway as well as extensively in regional theater. She is most well known for having originated the part of the Angel in Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, appearing in every U.S. production from its earliest workshops through its Broadway run. Other favorite roles include The Homebody inHomebody/Kabul, Pirate Jenny inThreepenny Opera (Elliot Norton Award), Mrs. Alving in Ghosts and Agave in The Bacchae at LaMama. Her most recent publication, by T.C.G., is The Greek Plays.Watch Ellen discuss bringing Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway to the stage here. Listen to McLaughlin reflect on an experience involving Angels in America. Listen to music from McLaughlin’sPenelope. Watch Michael Caprio perform Ellen McLaughlin’s monologue “About Sally.” Small Group Facilitator; Keynote Speaker.