Jennifer Mendenhall is a Washington,DC area actress. She has been a company member at Woolly Mammoth since 1988; shows include Clybourne Park, Measure for Pleasure, Dead Man's Cell Phone, Grace, Lenny and Lou, Homebody/Kabul (with Theatre J), Cooking With Elvis, The Day Room and many, many others. Recent shows elsewhere include: Circle/Mirror/Transformation at Studio Theatre, Angels in America at Forum, Legacy of Light at Arena Stage, Woman and Scarecrow at Solas Nua, The Accident at Theatre J, A Beautiful View and Crestfall at Studio Theatre Second Stage; Ambition Facing West, The Monument, You Are Here, Slaughter City at Theater Alliance; Humana Festival: dark play, or stories for boys...; Florida Stage: Cradle of Man. She has also appeared at The Kennedy Center, where she is a resident reader for the Playwrights Intensives every summer, The Shakespeare Theatre, Studio Theatre and Metro Stage, among others. She has received the Washington Theatre Lobby Award and the Helen Hayes Award, and is a member of Actor’s Equity Association. As Kate Reading, she is an audiobook narrator. She lives in Hyattsville with her husband, Michael Kramer, and their two children, Henry and Vivian.