Nancy Redman has rightfully earned a place in the top echelon of the nation's comedians. She was featured on television's Girls' Night Out (Lifetime) and The Oprah Winfrey Show. She was also a two-time prize winner on America's Funniest People (ABC). She "warmed up" audiences for hit shows like The Golden Girls (NBC) and Designing Women (CBS). She has "opened" for show business legends Jackie Mason, Charo, Chubby Checker and Soupy Sales.
Redman was featured as a solo performer at the Westbeth Theatre for 3 years in New Stories directed by Karen Ludwig.
As an actress, she has appeared at Creative Place Theatre, with featured roles as Jenny in "Superheros And Broken Hearts" and Mrs. M in "21 Days." As Mme. Loiseau in "The Seducers" and Leonie in "Dirty Work At The Crossroads" at Dramatis Personae Theatre. Granny in "New York City Is Closed" at the 13th Street Playhouse. Two Moms in "Suburban Blues" at Samuel Rubin Theatre. Waitress in "The Destroyers" at Theatre Four. Various roles in "The Laff Maker" at Comic Strip. Featured as Blair in HB Studio Playwrights Theatre The Restaurant Plays "For Art"( a 2 character play) by Carolyn Boriss-Krimsky, directed by Karen Ludwig. As Sandy Horowitz in "Superman In A Nigerian Cafe Eating Bratwurst In Bonn" by Arthur W. French 111 at Roy Arias Theatre and many more. Most recently Nancy was featured as Sue in "Monkey" by Rachel Greenhoe at LaMama.
She had a featured role as Connie in the movie "Rescuing Desire" in scenes with Tamara Tunie and Allison Janey. Redman has written comedy for the Internet, corporate shows, and magazines.
Studied at HB Studio: Acting, Advanced Scene Study with Austin Pendleton; Playwriting Seminar with Donna De Matteo; Word of Mouth Workshop with Karen Ludwig.
CLUTTER: I'm Saving My Life and It's Killing Me received the award for Best Director (Austin Pendleton) at the 2010 United Solo Theater Festival, and the award for Best Comedian (Nancy Redman) at the 2011 United Solo Theater Festival. Nancy Redman received the award for Best Stand-Up for EMERGENCY A La Carte at the 2012 United Solo Theater Festival. EMERGENCY A La Carte was directed by Austin Pendleton.
CLUTTER was performed at Theatre Row, HB Playwrights Theatre, and the June Havoc Theatre at Abingdon Theatre Complex and Jewish Ensemble Theatre at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts, West Bloomfield, MI. EMERGENCY was performed at Theatre Row.
THE DOCTOR IS NOT IN directed by Austin Pendleton received the Best Comedian Award for Nancy Redman at the 2014 United Solo Theater Festival. THE DOCTOR IS NOT IN was performed at Theatre Row and The Dorothy Strelsin Theatre for The Sunday Series at Abingdon Theater Company.