Lillian Noonan

Last updated

January 28, 2019


Coming up: Lily will be performing with Fearless Comedy Productions in the Fearless -Five Noir One Act festival in February. In May, she will be performing with nimbus theatre in The Pathetic and Remarkable Afterlife of Elmer McCurdy, The Worst Train Robber in the West

Lily Noonan is a graduate of the the University of Minnesota's Bachelor of Arts Theatre Program and is a local actor in the Twin Cities. She recently finished a run of the devised comedy Footprints with SlapHappyStudios at Bryant Lake BowlThis past summer Lily was seen in The Umbrella Collective's Night of New Works in Frigid, by Beth Ann Powers. She was an ensemble member in Samantha Johns and George McConnell's SUPERHERO at the Southern Theatre, performed Combustible Company's workshop production of Flying and Falling by Nico Swenson as the Stewardass (funded by the Scott Reed Fellowship of 2018) and performed in MainlyMe's Production of The (Almost) Complete and (Mostly) Accurate History of Alcohol on Brave New Workshop Theatre's ETC Stage this past April. Other roles this past year include: Lea in the Arts' Fledgling Program's premiere of Eva Adderly's We Have A Second Bathroom; the 24-Hour Theatre Smackdown with Theatre Unbound in WonderGirls, also by Eva Adderly. Lily has extensive training in the Margolis Method with Kym Longhi. She has performed with Combustible Company's Bluebeard's Dollhouse at the James J Hillhouse and played the role of Nora Lover. This past summer, Lily and her friends wrote an original sketch comedy show, The Bechdel Show at Bryant Lake Bowl, where Lily perfomed as an ensemble member. At her time at the University of Minnesota, Lily performed in several shows including The Threepenny Opera (Jenny Diver), A Penny for Brecht (Mary Sawyer), Earth First! The Musical (Judi Bari) The Kitchen (Jackie/Tramp), and Mazeltov (Grandma).

Lily is also a local drag king, you can catch her Thursdays performing at Cancan Wonderland, LUSH, Strike Theater, Honey the Gay 90s and other venues. She also performs Drag Story hour with young children through the Hennepin County Libraries. Lily's drag can be followed on her instagram handle: @captain_falcum