Bio

FILMING NEWS:

A Hologram for the King, in which Christy plays the supporting role of Cayley opposite Tom Hanks, will be premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 20, opening in the US on April 22 and in the UK on May 20. Directed by Tom Tykwer (Cloud Atlas, Run Lola Run).

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JUST RELEASED: 

The Program (dir. Stephen Frears) opposite Ben Foster.

UPCOMING:

Snowden (dir. Oliver Stone) and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (dir. David Yates)

THEATRE NEWS:

Christy recently appeared at the National Theatre in David Henry Hwang’s Yellow Face.

‘It’s an enjoyable cyclorama, but it is not until the final gladiatorial scene between Hwang and Christy Meyer’s conniving journalistthat the play really hits its mark.’  The Stage

‘Brilliant race comedy’, ‘Huge wit and brio’ -Time Out (4 stars)

‘Stellar cast’ ‘dripping in class’ – The Stage

Other recent theatre credits include  In a Forest, Dark and Deep (director Neil LaBute, Vaudeville Theatre) and All My Sons (director Howard Davies, Apollo Theatre)

In New York City, Christy performed with some of the city’s most vibrant companies including Target Margin Theatre, Adobe, New Georges and Ensemble Studio Theatre.  At the acclaimed Williamstown Theatre Festival she spent three seasons performing in God of Vengeance, Once in a Lifetime (directed by Rent’s Michael Greif), and Skin of Our Teeth, among others.

Passionate about documentary theatre, Christy published United States: Work and Progress and assisted on The Laramie Project (Moises Kaufman).