Ann with Annie Potts
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ANN is a play with beloved stage, television and screen actress Annie Potts.
ANN is written by Emmy® Award-winner Holland Taylor.
A hilarious and touching evening of theater celebrating an idolized daughter of Texas, ANN played pre-Broadway engagements across Texas, in Chicago and Washington DC’s Kennedy Center. Hot off the heels of a successful and critically-acclaimed run on Broadway, ANN will now tour North America with accomplished actress and comedienne Annie Potts taking on the iconic role created by Holland Taylor.
Annie Potts made her Broadway debut in Yasmina Reza’s Tony Award winning comedy, “God of Carnage,” and most recently played the hilarious and high-flying Berthe in the Tony Award winning revival of “Pippin.” She appeared in off-Broadway productions such as “Steel Magnolias,” “The Vagina Monologues,” “Diva,” “Love Letters,” “Charley’s Aunt,” “The Merchant of Venice,” “A Little Night Music,” “Cymbeline” and “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds.”
Television credits include ‘Mary Jo Shively’ on “Designing Women,” “GCB,” “The Fosters,” “Love & War” (Emmy nomination) and “Any Day Now” (SAG nomination), among others.
She has appeared in numerous films including Ghostbusters I & II, Pretty in Pink, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, Toy Story I & II, Lifetime’s FIVE, Corvette Summer (Golden Globe nomination).
Born in Nashville and raised in Kentucky, Potts was the youngest of three girls. Interested in stage and film at an early age, she received her BA in Theater from Stephens College in Missouri where she’s currently a visiting professor of Drama and a dedicated Board Member.
Photos from the Broadway Production with Holland Taylor
Scenes from the Broadway Production with Holland Taylor
“A MUST SEE! A richly funny and sensitive testimony of this multilayered trailblazer.”
– WGN TV, Radio
“Texas’s White-Hot Mama!”
– Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times
“It was brilliant. I loved it!”
– Rosie O’Donnell
“VERY FUNNY! A remarkably realistic embodiment of the late Texas Governor”
– Peter Marks, The Washington Post
“***** (Five Stars!) Brilliantly written, Hysterical!”
– Maryland Theatre Guide
“A truly unforgettable character”
“A MUST SEE! Phenomenal humor, strength and warmth.”
– Fox News