CURRENT MEMBER NEWS
Mike Boland is directing and playing one of the lead roles in 12 Angry Men at the Powerhouse Theatre in New Canaan. The cast features fellow TAW member A.M. Bhatt. Boland and Bhatt will reprise their roles of Jurors 3 and 11, respectively, from the 2018 reading that sold out for a weekend at TAW's previous home in Norwalk. Tickets can be purchased here.
Mary Jane Schaefer, a member of TAW since 2009, announces the appearance of one of her three plays about Shakespeare at the upcoming Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August. All three were developed by Mark S. Graham, director, and performed by actors from TAW as staged readings in NYC, at The Players Club and at The National Arts Club. The current play, Upstart! Shakespeare's Rebel Daughter Judith, has been rewritten as an 80-minute version of the earlier play about Judith, and is being directed in the UK by Alexandra Spencer-Jones.
A.M. Bhatt will be performing in 12 Angry Men at the Powerhouse Playhouse in New Canaan from June 6-24, 2023. Information and tickets here: https://tpnc.org/shows/8810/
Lisa McCree's play Mecca is Burning is having its World Premier through the Negro Ensemble Company 22/23 season artist-in-residence with Penn Live Arts. Read their interview with Lisa here.
The Academy Award-nominated actor Eric Roberts has committed to performing in Randy Schein's award-winning film, FIRST LADY OF BASEBALL. And his first article has been published online! It's all about his earliest days in this crazy industry. Please check out the link below: https://www.new-thinking.online/culture/odd-jobs-nutjobs-acting-in-america