Elizabeth Hawthorne

Mrs Harrington

Once again Auckland Theatre Company is fortunate to be working with Elizabeth Hawthorne, one of New Zealand’s most talented and respected actresses. Elizabeth appeared most recently in Auckland Theatre Company’s The Play About The Baby.

During her twenty-eight year career, Elizabeth has also worked with Theatre Corporate and the Mercury Theatre.

Elizabeth was named Theatre Actress of the Year for her role as Rosalind in As You Like It and received an ONZM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2001 for services to theatre.

Elizabeth has also appeared in a number of films including Jubilee, The Frighteners, Savage Honeymoon, The Last Tattoo and Alex. For her role in Savage Honeymoon, Elizabeth won the Best Supporting Actress Award at the Nokia Film Awards in 2000.

Elizabeth lists her theatre highlights as her appearances as Rosalind in As You Like It; Masha in Three Sisters; Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire and Maria Callas in Masterclass.