Elizabeth has performed in the theatre in America and the U.K., winning the 2013 Will Award from the Shakespeare Theatre Company. She recently starred in Edward Albee’s WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at the Theatre Royal Bath. Other notable productions include Alexi Kaye Campbell’s SUNSET AT THE VILLA THALIA, Lindsay Posner’s GOD OF CARNAGE at the Theatre Royal Bath, THE MISANTHROPE at the Young Vic, THREE DAYS OF RAIN at the Donmar and David Mamet’s THE SHAWL at the Arcola Theatre. 2017 saw her return to Broadway in J.B Priestley’s TIME AND THE CONWAYS.
In 2019 Elizabeth was seen on the stage in the West End Premiere of Kenneth Lonergan’s THE STARRY MESSENGER, with Matthew Broderick. She also starred in WAR OF THE WORLDS, with Gabriel Byrne, for Canal Plus and Fox, which aired on EPIX in the US.
McGovern also fronts and writes the songs for the band ‘Sadie and the Hotheads’ and has performed globally with them. Her first solo album THE TRUTH was released by Universal on their Mi5 label on March 21, 2019. ‘Sadie and the Hotheads’ are currently working on a new album.