Acting Category

Portland Shakespeare Project’s Proscenium Live presents the Winter’s Tale in a new adaptation by Susan Mach.

Come see this beautiful new work in the Fertile Ground Festival!

Feeling GRIMM with the Lost Boys

In: Acting

Happy to be making my GRIMM debut as one tough mother on GRIMM’s episode #503, The Lost Boys.

Hello, PATA, Well Hello, PATA

In: Acting, Life

I accept! I joined the Portland Area Theatre Alliance as a board member, and I look forward to helping raise awareness for new works and auditions in the Northwest.

“But would you were not so. You are my mother.” I will be playing Gertrude in some performances, including October 10, of LA Women’s Shakespeare Company’s HAMLET. August 30-October 27 Odyssey Theatre 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90025 Tickets: (310) 477-2055 ext. 2 or

Mrs. Malaprop on Malapropism Overload

In: Acting

I’ll be Mrs. Malaprop in “The Rivals” at the Actors’ Gang on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3. Try to figure out what I’m saying.

The Rivals at the Actors’ Gang Theater

In: Acting

Add a dash of romance and dueling to your life with The Rivals, written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, directed by David Schweizer, and opening at the end of September. I’ll be mangling words some weekend as “Mrs. Malaprop.”

New Yorker will “Double Down” for AWAKE

In: Acting

Two of my loves, the New Yorker magazine and the new NBC show AWAKE are together at last. Read the rave review by Emily Nussbaum, including this quote on the storyline I was in: “When in the third episode, Michael’s son was kidnapped…I became so desperate for Britten not to lose his son again that […]

Joining the MKS & Associates team

In: Acting

I’m happy to be joining forces with a new commercial agency, MKS & Associates. Go, team.

Stay tuned for AWAKE, airing March 15

In: Acting

The episode I shot, “Guilty,” is set to air March 15, 2012 on NBC, 10pm, 9pm central. (Pilot airs March 1st.) Get ready for this nurse and some double trouble.

Eyes Wide Open for AWAKE

In: Acting

I shot a new NBC series, AWAKE, starring Jason Isaacs. If you see a friendly nurse, think twice.

About Lolly Ward

Lolly most recently played “Mrs. Loney” in BREAK THE WHIP at The Actors’ Gang Theater and “Gertrude” in HAMLET at the Stella Adler Theatre. As a member of The Actors’ Gang since 2000, Lolly has performed many roles, including “Masha” in THE SEAGULL (LA Weekly Award), directed by Georges Bigot, and “Myriam” in MEPHISTO, directed by Tim Robbins. After opening EMBEDDED in Los Angeles, she toured with it to London and New York, where Robbins also directed a film of the play at the Public Theater. She has a Bachelor's and Master's in English from Stanford University and won Stanford Magazine’s 2008 fiction contest with her short story, “How to Change Someone’s Life, Not Your Own.” She co-produced and starred in the short film AFTER DINNER and sometimes shows her lighter side by performing improvised musicals or acting on TV, for instance in THE KING OF QUEENS.