Meet the team

Marianna Bassham

Marianna Bassham is delighted to return to Central Square Theater, where she appeared last with The Nora Theatre Company in Not Enough Air. Around town: Othello (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company); Blackbird  (Elliot Norton Award), In the Next Room (or the vibrator play), and Reckless (SpeakEasy Stage);  Little Black Dress by Ronan Noone (Boston Playwrights’ Theatre); A Streetcar Named Desire, Silence, Tartuffe, Picasso at the Lapin Agile and Quills (New Repertory Theatre)She received a 2009 IRNE Award for her work in Reckless, Little Black Dress, and Blackbird.  A resident acting company member with Actors’ Shakespeare Project, she has appeared in The Hotel Nepenthe (2011 Elliot Norton Award, Best Ensemble), ThTempest,  A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Love’s Labor’s Lost, and The Merchant of VeniceMiss Witherspoon and Talley’s Folly (The Lyric Stage Company of Boston); Gaslight and The Rimers of Eldritch (Stoneham Theatre); Heart of Jade with CentaStage and Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater. Regional credits: Gloucester Stage Company, WHAT, The Majestic Theater, Great Lakes Theater Festival, Oldcastle Theatre, New Century Theatre, and St. Michael’s Playhouse.