Deborah Hay

Deborah recently wrapped up a thrilling season at the Shaw Festival,

playing the iconic role of Sally Bowles in the Shaw's production of Cabaret,

and Dorothea in Tennessee Williams heartbreaking comedy, A Lovely

Sunday for Creve Coeur.

In her six seasons with the company, her other credits include Eliza in My Fair Lady, Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday, Hesione Hushabye in Heartbreak House, as well as leading roles in One Touch of Venus, The Women, The Circle, Wonderful Town, Follies: In Concert, and After the Dance.


Deborah has also spent five seasons with the Stratford Festival, returning there in 2012 to play Beatrice opposite her real-life husband, actor Ben Carlson, in Much Ado about Nothing. Her other Stratford productions include Othello, The Taming of the Shrew, Two Noble Kinsmen, The Three Musketeers, Love's Labours Lost, Henry VI (Parts 1 and 2), As You Like It, and The Diary of Anne Frank.


Her other recent work includes Acting Up Stage's critically-acclaimed production of Caroline, or Change, the North American premiere of the multiple Dora award-winning musical London Road at Canadian Stage, the

Jeff Award-winning production of School for Lies with Chicago ShakespeareTheater.

She played the leading role in the Canadian feature film The Anniversary, and has appeared on Remedy (Global), and Saving Hope (CTV).

In 2015, Deborah will be returning to the Stratford Festival to play Katherina in The Taming of the Shrew and Thaisa/Marina in Pericles.