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Amy Morton


Amy Morton directed the world premiere of Guards at the Taj at the Atlantic Theater Company in 2015 and returns with the original cast for the Chicago debut. Morton has been an ensemble member since 1997 and directed several Steppenwolf productions including Clybourne Park, American Buffalo, Dublin Carol, The Pillowman, among others. She has performed in more than 30 Steppenwolf productions, including the upcoming production of Taylor Mac's Hir, Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (also on Broadway, Tony nomination) and August: Osage County (also at the National Theatre and Broadway, Tony nomination). Currently she stars as Trudy Platt in the NBC drama series Chicago P.D.

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Credits & Awards


8MM; Rookie of the Year; Backdraft; Falling Down; Straight Talk; Up in the Air, Matadors.


Actress Apollo Theatre: The Vagina Monologues La Jolla Playhouse: Going to Saint Ives Remains Theatre Company: Member for 15 years Guthrie Theatre: Pravda Goodman Theatre: A Flea in Her Ear; Unjustifiable Acts; Sin; The Time of Your Life; Wisdom Bridge Theatre: Life and Limb Victory Gardens Theatre: Flyovers Director Remains Theatre: Our Country's Good. Alliance Theatre (Atlanta): Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Trinity Repertory Theatre: Dublin Carol

Member Profiles

Amy Morton

Amy  Morton