Elizabeth Pugh is an American actor, playwright and singer/songwriter. She studied acting with legendary acting teachers Uta Hagen and Wynn Handman. She wrote and performed a solo play, I’m Not Finished...Yet, which ran in NYC and Dublin, Ireland to sold-out audiences and critical acclaim. Academy Award-winning director Jim Sheridan produced I’m Not Finished... Yet at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival again playing to sold-out audiences and critical acclaim. Her play, 222w23rdSt-a play with one woman, about The Chelsea Hotel, which premiered at Dixon Place, NYC, and is in pre-production for a theatrical run.
As a singer/songwriter regularly plays in notable venues: Rockwood Music Hall, NYC, The Colony, Woodstock, NY. The Tin Angel and World Cafe Live, Philadelphia. She has performed in numerous Music Festivals. She released a self-produced EP Seven, December 2018.
Elizabeth is a member of Actor`s EquityAssociation, SAG/AFTRA, The Dramatist Guild and BMI.
Pugh, What a scorcher! The Evening Herald (Ireland)
I’m Not Finished… Yet rips with the urgency of Pugh’s performance -- a volatile mixture of little girl lost and fast-talking babe. An Astonishing Journey. The SundayTribune (Ireland)
Elizabeth Pugh has the talent of a born actress. An absorbing piece of theatre.The Irish Times
Pugh is an actress who knows how to push the limits of a character. The Stage (London)
I’m Not Finished… Yet is like Dorothy Parker meets Sam Shepard. Wynn Handman, American Place Theater, NYC
The Bohemian folk anti-hero archetype that was born out of the ’60s has never died. This genre is oversaturated…on that spectrum is an artist like Elizabeth Pugh who is able to deliver the emotion that you hope the might get from this type of music. The sun will rise, the night will come and Elizabeth Pugh can sing. Divide and Conquer
The souls of Bob Dylan and Nina Simone have merged into Elizabeth Pugh. Dubwise
Elizabeth was the only girl on the little league team when she was growing up...she was not making a statement-she just loved the sound of the hardball hitting the bat.
Elizabeth is also an expert parallel parker...proof upon request.