Marcia Haufrecht graduated from Performing Arts High School as a
dancer and got her first job on Broadway in Plain and Fancy, followed
by a national tour with Can Can. As an actress she has appeared on
Broadway, off, and off-off Broadway, as well as on television and film,
in roles ranging from Tondeleyo in White Cargo, to Queen Elizabeth
opposite Al Pacino in Richard III.
She has performed with Center Stage in Baltimore, The Boston
Theater Company, Lincoln Center, The Public Theatre, Ensemble
Studio Theatre, and La Mama.
Some of her film appearances have been in Dog Day Afternoon,
Prince Of The City, Daytrippers, and on TV in The Soprano’s, As The
World Turns and Law & Order, Law & Order:SVU, and Law &
Order:CI. She has more recently been seen in the films “Win Win”
as Paul Giametti's mother Gina, “The Night Listener” with Robin
Williams, and The Producers: The Musical/film version.
Additional recent films include “The Perfect Witness”, “Anamorph”
starring Willem Dafoe. She appears with pride in a Yellowbook
A published playwright, her plays have been produced at The Actors
Studio, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Quaigh, The Common Basis
Theatre (all in NYC) around the country in Woodstock, San
Francisco, Texas, Florida, The Company of Angels and CSU Fullerton
in California, as well as in Australia at La Mama in Melbourne and at
the Kultur Im Gugg in Austria.
As a director she has worked on both revivals and original plays at
Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Actors Studio, The Common Basis
Theatre and in Australia, Portugal, and Austria. For three years
(2006-2008) she has directed extremely successful productions in
Lisbon, Portugal, of “Collected Stories” at the Communa Theatre,
and at The National Theatre “Frozen”, and the Portugese premiere of
Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt’s “Oscar & The Lady In Pink”.