Judith Light, most recently seen on Broadway in Thérèse Raquin, won Tony Awards for her performances in Other Desert Cities and The Assembled Parties. In 2019 the Tony Awards honored the stage and screen star with the Isabelle Stevenson Award for her advocacy in LGBTQ+ rights and in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
While starring in Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities in 2012, Light shared the 10 Broadway performances that most affected her as part of the audience.
Angels in America
Pure genius and enlightenment!
Zoe Caldwell in Master Class
Zoe Caldwell as magnificent as Maria Callas was.
Cynthia Nixon in Rabbit Hole
Unbearable pain and pathos.
Who but Dustin Lance Black can take court records and turn it into brilliant theatre?
Richard Burton in Hamlet
Richard Burton demonstrating what Hamlet actually can be with such utter simplicity of performance and production.
The Play About the Baby
Marian Seldes and Brian Murray facing down a stunningly beautiful "Boy" in The Play About the Baby, leaving the audience feeling as naked as David Burtka.
The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
Proving that Edward Albee can always push us up to higher levels.
Patti LuPone in Gypsy
Patti LuPone as Mama Rose: talk about dynamo!
The Normal Heart
Performance that literally defined "not a dry eye in the house."
Frances McDormand in Good People