Maureen McVerry

Maureen McVerry returns to the role of Tryna Rytza in Shlemiel the First, which she previously performed at the American Conservatory Theatre performances in San Francisco. She also played Yenta Pesha/Gittel/Sender Shlamazel at the Geffen Playhouse (Los Angeles) performances of Shlemiel. McVerry previously appeared at the ACT as Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion, Kitty Packard in Dinner at Eight, the Gypsy in Scapin, and Sister Gabriella in The Pope and the Witch. She was featured as Kay in the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival production of Oh Kay!, and in two long-running San Francisco shows, Noises Off and The Curse of the Werewolf. At Marin Theatre Company she has appeared in Side by Side by Sondheim, You're Gonna Love Tomorrow, Born Yesterday, Room Service, and Noises Off. She is the winner of five Bay Area Theatre Critics' Circle Awards and two Drama-Logue Awards. Since 1994 she has performed her evolving one-woman cabaret show, Verry McVerry, including an appearance last fall at San Francisco's Plush Room. McVerry's film and television credits include Nine Months, The Dead Pool, True Believer, Big Business, The Ox and the Eye, and Full House.