Sara Topham

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Sara Topham
Born1976 (age 43–44)

Sara Topham (born 1976) is a Canadian actress. She is primarily associated with stage roles at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.


Sara Topham was born and raised in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada in 1976.[1][2] She graduated from drama school at the University of Victoria in 1998.[3]

Stratford Shakespeare Festival credits[edit]

Topham has played several major stage roles over the course of 13 years (2000 to 2011 and 2013) at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, specializing in "ingenue"-type figures in comedies and also sensitive and vulnerable types in dramas.[4][5]

Broadway Theatre credits[edit]

Roles in other companies[edit]

Topham played Titania and Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night's Dream by Shakespeare at the Shakespeare Theatre Company (2012), Cecily in Travesties by Tom Stoppard at the McCarter Theatre (2012), Miranda in The Tempest by Shakespeare at the Hartford Stage (2012), Gwendolyn in The Importance of Being Earnest at the Roundabout Theatre Company (2012), the Governess in The Turn of the Screw by Jeffrey Hatcher adapted from Henry James at the Belfry Theatre (2008), Constanze in Amadeus by Peter Shaffer at Theatre Aquarius, and Mary Hatch in It's a Wonderful Life adapted for the stage at The Grand Theatre in London, Ontario, Canada.


In addition to film adaptations of Twelfth Night (2012) and The Importance of Being Earnest (2011), Topham played Rachel Peabody in Disney's Eloise at Christmastime (2003) and Anna in Dying to Dance (2001).

Video clips[edit]

As Ruth at Stratford Shakespeare Festival, 2013

Playing Miranda in Shakespeare's The Tempest at Hartford Stage, 2012

Discussing her role in Travesties by Tom Stoppard at the McCarter Theatre Center, 2012

Playing Gwendolen in Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest on Broadway, 2010

Discussing her role in Fuente Ovejuna by Lope de Vega, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, 2008

External links[edit]

Sara Topham on IMDb

Sara Topham at the Internet Broadway Database Edit this at Wikidata