Lynne Halliday

Lynne Kolber Halliday is a writer, producer and performer. Originally from Montreal, she graduated from Vassar College, and attended the Circle in the Square Professional Training Workshop. She has appeared Off Broadway and regionally in productions including Baby and I’m Still Getting My Act Together, as well as Inventing Mary Martinand Porterphiles, both at the York Theatre. She sang “The Voice” in ABT’s world-premiere ballet “Weren’t we Fools” at City Center and the Guggenheim Museum and has written and performed one-woman shows for venues such as the Kimball Theatre in Virginia and the Laurie Beechman Theatre.

Her one-act play Ballad of 72nd Street was presented in the Barrow Group’s 24-hour Play Fest and other short plays were selected and seen at Coogan’s Play with your Dinner. She and three other writers were commissioned to write a series of short pieces inspired by math. The piece premiered at the Florida State Math Association conference and is undergoing a development process by the NOW Collective. Lynne produced and co-wrote the award-winning The Gorges Motel, for the New York International Fringe Festival. Her short plays are published by Dramatists’ Play Service. Other plays include All Of the Above and Shell Game. Lynne has collaborated on evenings of one-acts with Arlene Hutton, James Hindman, Craig Pospisil and Gretchen Cryer. She (along with her producing company, Schondeikkan is a frequent investor in shows, including Letters to SalaLegally Blonde and Come From Away.

She and her husband, renowned fight director B.H. Barry, live in New York City and have one daughter, Olivia.