Alison Bartlett (Gina) has been a Sesame Street cast member for 25 years and is a contributing writer to the Sesame Street online newsletter. Bartlett began acting at the age of 12 when she debuted in John Guare’s production of Landscape of the Body directed by Gary Sinise. Bartlett’s other theatre credits include: the role of “Donna” in the Broadway production of David Rabe’s Hurlyburly directed by Mike Nichols; off-Broadway in Second Stage’s production of Jersey City directed by Risa Bramon in which she starred as “Magaly;” Ubu Repertory Theatre’s Family Portrait directed by Shirley Kaplan and Ensemble Studio Theatre’s 2006 marathon in 100 Most Beautiful Names of Todd directed by Jamie Richards.
Bartlett’s television credits include recent guest leads on Mercy, Canterbury’s Law, Rescue Me (recurring guest star), Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Sopranos, The Jury, Law & Order, NYPD Blue, Queens Supreme and the ABC after-school special, It’s Only Rock & Roll, for which she received an Emmy nomination. Her film credits include the independent films The Innkeepers, Sanctified and the short film Euthanasia with first-time director Adrian Grenier.
A lifelong New Yorker, Bartlett resides in New York City with her three children.