Maria Silverman made her professional debut on Broadway in Michael Mayer’s Tony Award-winning revival of A View From the Bridge. Since then, she has appeared in over 50 productions, including 28 world premieres.
Off-Broadway she appeared as 40 different women in Tales From the Tunnel and as human trafficker Vera in Beachwood Drive. New York roles include Romaine in Witness For the Prosecution, Rev. George in the Audelco-Award nominated Women in the Pit, Gertie in the NYIT-nominated House of Mirth, and Dee in No Place to Be Somebody directed by the legendary Woodie King Jr.
Regionally, she was nominated for a Broadway World Award for Best Actress as Mia in Saviana Stanescu’s Ants, Penny in You Can’t Take it With You, Anbara in Ismail Khalidi’s Tennis in Nablus, and Marta in John Biguenet’s Night Train.
Directors she has collaborated with include Michael Schiralli, Jacqueline Hubbard, Ian Morgan, Nicole Ricciardi, Elena Araoz, Jose Zayas and Debra Whitfield. Maria was featured at the Actor’s Studio in a reading of Lanie Robertson’s new play The Gardener alongside Larry Pine and Ed Setrakian, directed by Christopher Scott.
Most recently, she played Cora in the US Premiere of Calendar Girls at Ivoryton Playhouse, 20 characters in Patrick Barlow’s A Christmas Carol and revived her solo performance in Andrea Dworkin’s Aftermath in the United Solo Festival on Theatre Row.
Maria graduated with honors from Yale University with a B.A. in Theatre and Chinese and did her postgraduate training in classical acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
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