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Martha Henry

40th season: Director of Mother Courage and Her Children. Lady Bountiful in The Beaux' Stratagem. Director of the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. Stratford: First season 1962: Miranda to William Hutt’s Prospero; Lady Macduff in Christopher Plummer and Kate Reid’s Macbeth. Subsequently: Titania, Helena (Dream and All’s Well), Luciana, Cressida, Viola, Countess of Rossillion, Cymbeline’s Queen, Lady Anne, Queen Eleanor, Cordelia, Goneril, Rosaline, Princess of France, Thaisa, Desdemona, Lady Macbeth, Widow, Doll Tearsheet, Queen Margaret, Joan la Pucelle, Constance, Phrynia, Isabella, Beatrice, Paulina, Volumnia. Also: Yelena (Uncle Vanya), Sister Jeanne (The Devils), Olga (Three Sisters), Mary Tyrone (Long Day’s Journey…), Martha (…Virginia Woolf), Mrs. Alving (Ghosts), Dunyasha/Ranyevskya (The Cherry Orchard), Elizabeth Proctor (The Crucible), Agnes (A Delicate Balance), Linda Loman (Death of a Salesman), Prof (Taking Shakespeare). Elsewhere: Artistic Director, Grand Theatre, London, Ontario, 1988-1994. Awards: Equity Lifetime Member; Governor General’s Lifetime Achievement, Sterling, Gemini, Genie awards; Order of Ontario; Companion of the Order of Canada.