has appeared in the films Pollock, North Country, Dark Water, City By the Sea, A Gentleman's Game, Almost Salinas, The Dying Gaul, Across the Universe, Trade, Stop-Loss, and The Missing Person. Based in New York, she has worked extensively on the stage. Her acclaimed stint as The Homebody in Tony Kushner's Homebody/Kabul
spanned five years and three productions (New York Theatre Workshop, Mark Taper Forum, BAM), and was recognized with an Obie Award, the Lucille Lortel Award, and nominations for the Drama Desk, LA Drama Critics and LA Ovation Awards.
She received a Tony Award nomination as well as the Outer Critics Circle Award for her work in Life x 3 on Broadway. Other plays include 1776 (Broadway), The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (National Actors Theatre) opposite Al Pacino, The Cherry Orchard (Williamstown), and An Experiment With An Air Pump (Manhattan Theater Club), as well as the premieres of Craig Lucas's The Dying Gaul (Vineyard), Kander & Ebb's Over & Over (Signature), Peter Hedges's Baby Anger (Playwrights Horizons), A.R. Gurney's Far East (Williamstown), Leslie Ayvazian's Nine Armenians (Manhattan Theatre Club, Drama Desk nomination) and Yasmina Reza's A Spanish Play (CSC).
For her extensive stage work in Chicago, she has won two Jeff awards (for Pygmalion and The Winter's Tale), and a total of five nominations. Among Emond's television appearances are The Sopranos, all four Law & Orders, Wonderland, Gossip Girl, and American Experience: John and Abigail Adams as Abigail Adams opposite Simon Russell Beale. She stars in the Lifetime/Sony television film Georgia O'Keeffe with Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons, to air this fall.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.
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