Barbara Drum Sullivan
Barbara Drum Sullivan is delighted to be joining Nora’s Playhouse! Barbara is a native New Yorker and still resides there. She graduated from Hofstra University with a BFA in theatre; just a few decades later, she earned an MA (with merit) in Classical and Contemporary Theatre from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (since renamed the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) in Glasgow. Highlights of her sojourn in Britain included playing the Nurse in ROMEO AND JULIET on the stage of Shakespeare’s Globe in London (in February), and Kent in KING LEAR in Glasgow and Ullapool. Here in the States, favorite stage roles include Ida in MORNING’S AT SEVEN, Mrs Cliveden-Banks in OUTWARD BOUND, the Narrator in THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES, and Mrs Toothe in EVERYTHING IN THE GARDEN. Barbara has appeared on TV in LAW AND ORDER; she also works in film and performs in live radio plays. She has recorded a number of audiobooks for the NY Public Library, including RUTH by Dickens contemporary Elizabeth Gaskell, THE BALLAD OF PECKHAM RYE by Muriel Spark, and THE END OF DAYS by Jenny Erpenbeck. Barbara is a member of Actors’ Equity and SAG-AFTRA.