Tina Benko

BENKO_182FINwb (1)TINA BENKO (Mary Parsons) Ms. Benko recently played Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in Elfriede Jellinek’s solo play Jackie (Lucille Lortel nomination) at the Women’s Project and Desdemona in Toni Morrison’s play Desdemona directed by Peter Sellars at the Barbican Theatre in London as well as the 2013 Holland Festival and the Napoli Teatro Festival . Other theatre includes Katori Hall’s Whaddabloodclot!!! at Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Little Foxes and Restoration at New York Theatre Workshop, Marie and Bruce at The New Group, Ten High at EST, Rough Sketch at 59East 59, and Age of Iron and The False Servant at Classic Stage Company. TV and Film credits include Admission, Contest, The Avengers, Are We Officially Dating, Photo-Op, Lucky Days, Law and Order(s), Ugly Betty, Unforgettable, Royal Pains, and Brotherhood. She directed the play Lou based on the memoirs of Lou Andres Salome at the NY Fringe festival, and is currently playing Titania in Julie Taymor’s production of A Midsummer Nights Dream.