The Jefferson Series presented by The New Albany Community Foundation welcomes
Glenn Close
Actress and Mental Health Advocate
Tuesday, January 15 | 7:00 pm
McCoy Center 

CAPA Ticket Center: 614.469.0939

Glenn Close, is a beloved and acclaimed performer whose indelible characters have graced the stage, screen, and television. An Emmy, SAG, and Golden Globe award winner, Close is the recipient of three Tony Awards for her performances in The Real Thing, Death and the Maiden, and the musical, Sunset Boulevard. Close began her stage career in Harold Prince’s Love for Love in 1974, and received her first Tony nomination for Barnum in 1980. Close made her film debut in 1982’s The World According to Garp, receiving an Academy Award nomination for her performance. She went on to receive Oscar nominations for performances in The Big Chill, The Natural, Fatal Attraction, and Dangerous Liaisons. Her performance in Fatal Attraction was ranked 36th on Premiere Magazine's list of the 100 greatest movie characters of all time. For television, Close won an Emmy Award for her TV film, Serving in Silence, plus a SAG Award and a Golden Globe for her performance in Showtime’s The Lion in Winter. She won another Golden Globe and two consecutive Emmys as “Best Actress in a Drama Series” for her critically acclaimed role in FX’s Damages. Close is a founder and the Chairperson of Bring Change 2 Mind, a charity whose mission is to fight the stigma that surrounds mental illness.

Season Sponsors:

    1. Conway Charitable Lead Annuity Trust 
          1. Beatrice Wolper, Trustee

The Jefferson Series Endowment Fund Supporters:

Donna & Nick Akins Fund
Karen & Irving Dennis Family Fund
Christine & Jeffrey Rodek Fund
Lynne & Steve Smith Family Fund
Leslie H. Wexner Jefferson Series Fund 

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