Oral History: Tyne Daly interviewed by John Fahey


in conversation with


Presented in collaboration with the
This evening is produced by Betty Corwin

Monday, October 7 at 6PM
At the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Bruno Walter Auditorium at 65th and Amsterdam Avenue

Tyne Daly

Tyne Daly

TYNE DALY recently created the role of Katharine Gerard in the world premiere of Terrence McNally’s Mothers and Sons at the Bucks County Playhouse, where she also co-starred with James Earl Jones in Love Letters. She appeared on Broadway, in London and in Washington, DC as the legendary Maria Callas in McNally’s Master Class. She portrayed Emma Goldman in Ragtime at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall,

Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest at Williamstown Theatre Festival, and Judy Steinberg in It Shoulda Been You at the George Street Playhouse. Daly made her Broadway debut in 1967 in That Summer—That Fall. Her New York accolades include the 1990 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, as well as the Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award for her work as Madame Rose in Gypsy: A Musical Fable. Daly was nominated for the 2006 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for David LindsayAbaire’s Rabbit Hole. Her work as Mary Beth Lacey in TV’s Cagney and Lacey earned her six Emmy nominations and four Emmys for Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She earned two Emmy nominations and the Emmy as Best Supporting Actress for her work on Christy and six nominations and the Emmy for Judging Amy. Nominated for 5 Golden Globe Awards, she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2011 was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.

Daly’s theatrical films include “John & Mary” (Dustin Hoffman and Mia Farrow), “Play It As It Lays,” “The Enforcer” (Clint Eastwood), “Telefon” (Charles Bronson), “Zoot Suit” (Edward James Olmos), “The Autumn Heart” (Ally Sheedy) and “The Simian Line” (Lynn Redgrave). She recently completed filming “Basmati Blues” with Donald Sutherland on location in India. Daly appeared in cabaret for Michael Feinstein in 2009 and 2010 for which she won a Bistro Award. She has performed with the London Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, New World Symphony and the Boston Pops, and has appeared at the Hollywood Bowl and Carnegie Hall.

Jon Fahey

John Fahey

JOHN V. FAHEY began his career in show business playing a giraffe on “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” He was Producer of Special Projects at Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS for many years and has worked on the Broadway productions of GYPSY, BILLY ELLIOT and MASTER CLASS. Fahey has been an actor, director, writer, stage manager, trombonist, waiter, clown, manny, proof reader, maitre d’, Santa Claus, hot air balloon wrangler, hardware store sales clerk, Radio City popcorn seller, child actor guardian, personal assistant, event producer, tour guide, brother of five, uncle of 11 and friend of Tyne Daly for 25 years. And counting.


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