Madeline Barr


Madeline Barr is a Brooklyn based film and theatre actress, devisor, writer, and director. 



Ophelia and Friends, Dominated but in Control

MONTCLAIR, N.J. — Tall and imposing in a long, strapless dress, a young man in a feathered mask towered behind the avant-garde director Richard Schechner ... 

Cover story for Night Witches by Fox 5 News D.C. in October 2017.

Falling South plays the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

Take wing with the Night Witches

The mostly forgotten true story of female Soviet pilots who bombed Nazis during World War II arrives on stage this weekend in an airplane hangar on a Culpeper County farm...

From Shakespeare to the Kardashians

Julia Blauvelt discusses her play “Three,” with a script she and her collaborators Allison Taaffe and Madeline Barr assembled from diverse sources, including Shakespeare’s “King Lear,” ...


Night Witches is one of those plays that is so well written that it draws you in immediately and refuses to let go until it has taken what it wants...

current projects

last edited August 2018





  1. "Falling South" a short film by Lorraine Portman has played at the following festivals: Cayman International Film Festival, The Fort Wol Indie Film Showcase, Iowa Independent Film Festival, Oil Valley Film Festival, FLY Film Festival, Official Selection Indie Gathering International Film Festival,  Women’s Only Entertainment Film Festival, High Falls Film Festival, Laughlin Film Festival, Miami Independent Film Festival, Gig Harbor Film Festival, East Lansing Film Festival, Chandler International Film Festival, The Norwegian International Seagull Short Film Festival, Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival, Clifton Film Celebration, Imaginarium Film Festival, EyeCatcher Film Festival, fficial Selection Royal Film Festival, Ocean City Film Festival, Azalea Film Festival, Ozark Foothills FilmFest, The Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival, Austin Revolution Film Festival, The Saint Augustine Film Festival, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, Hobnobben Film Festival, Big Water Film Festival, Intendence Film Festival, Logcinema Films, Tupelo Film Festival, Milledgeville Eatonton Film Festival, Manhattan Film Festival, Nashville Film Festival, Knox Film Festival, Austin Revolution Film Festival, Film Girl Film Festival, Rhode Island International Film Festival, & Western New York Film, Art, and Music Event.
  2. Madeline was nominated for Best Lead Actress in a short at Indie Gathering Film Festival, won Runner Up for Best Actress at Women's Only Entertainment Film Festival, nominated for Best Actress in a Short at the Norwegian International Seagull Film Festival, nominated for Best Actress in a Short at Eyecatcher Film Festival, She won Best Actress in a short at Bare Bones International Film Festival, & won Best Actress in a short at Western New York Film, Art, and Music Event.  
  1. "Pookie" a horror-comedy short film by Hudson Rhotenberry, starring Madeline Barr and Julia Blauvelt will have its world premier this October at the Buffalo International Film Festival.