Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Honey, a “mousy” professor’s wife with a penchant for brandy in Edward Albee’s classic drama.
A Chicago-based actress, Coon previously starred in the Steppenwolf Theatre production of Virginia Woolf in 2010 before making her Broadway debut in the 50th anniversary mounting. Her additional Chicago credits include The March and The Girl in the Yellow Dress.
Other Honors for This Role:
—Theatre World Award for Outstanding Debut Performance
Coon is making her Broadway debut.
Before pursuing a career in theater, Coon played Division III soccer at Mount Union College.
““Playing drunk is very technical. I once spent some time with [a cousin] while she was really drunk, and I thought, 'Oh my gosh, this is gonna get me a job.'”—Coon in an interview with Broadway.com, 9/27/12.