CURRENT MEMBER NEWS

Andrea Lynn Green will play "Ma" in THE BUTCHER BOY, a new musical at Irish Repertory Theatre. Adapted by Asher Muldoon, based on the novel by Patrick McCabe, and directed by Ciarán O’Reilly. Previews begin July 21st. Opening Night is August 1st. The run ends on September 11th. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here.

Mariah Sage is playing Myra Bruhl in DEATHTRAP at The Legacy Theatre in Stony Creek, CT. This comedic thriller, directed by Mark Zeisler, runs June 2-18 with Thursday and Saturday matinees and Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening performances. https://www.legacytheatrect.org/deathtrap

Norman Allen and Larry Greeley both star in an upcoming production of HIS HOLINESS at Studio Theatre
5/26/2022 - 6/12/2022 Tickets are $40. HIS HOLINESS and THE PILGRIM SOUL are presented in one evening as a part of the Berman & Gill New Works in Repertory. 

 

HIS HOLINESS
Pope John XXIII was a beloved revolutionary who spent his life bringing the Church – the faith and the institution – into the modern world. Did he succeed? This play depicts the events leading up to the formation of the Second Vatican Council in 1962. Featured in the cast is Norman Allen as Pope John XXIII with Geoff Gilbert, Larry Greeley, David Victor, and Fredda Takacs.

 

Liz Fuller is working with her son Chris Fuller on his one-man show CHEESE FRIES & FROOT LOOPS that will premiere at Fairfield Theatre Company on May 23rd at 8:00. "A true, moving, and humorous story of a professional golfer’s struggle with bipolar disorder and his unexpected journey to enlightenment. Written by and starring Chris Fuller. Directed by Mark S. Graham." Read the CT post article here. Tickets are free and can be purchased here.

 

Vivien Landau is in a reading of a new play by Ted Zurkowski called VERBATIM starring Estelle Parsons. It will take place May 17th at 7:30 at THE PLAYERS CLUB (16 Gramercy Park). It’s free but you must have proof of vaccination and mask. If you’d like to come please contact Vivien and she'll put you on the list. 

 

Susan Jacobson wrote and performed a powerful story which aired on WPKN. It is the last story in the program and can be listened to here.

 

Randye Kaye will be appearing (with AEA Agreement) in the full-length play, Fireflies, ("a well-told story of tentative, late-life love") at the MAC's Eastbound Theatre in Milford, CT. Performances will run weekends from June 3-19, 2022. info@milfordarts.org fb: @MilfordArtsCouncil For more information contact the Milford Arts Council at 203-878-6647.

 

Allan Zeller & Kimberly Squires perform their 2-person show, "Zeller & Squires" at Legacy Theatre in Branford, CT. Dates/Times: Thurs May 19 at 7pm, Fri May 20 at 8pm & Sat May 21 at 8pm. Discount tix for TAW members! Online- https://www.legacytheatrect.org/2022-new-works-series Or, PH: 1-203-315-1901 Use Code: TAW for 15% off. (Show performed without intermission. Running Time: approx 1 hr & 15 mins. For mature audiences, some strong language.)

 

Randy Schein played the role of Senator Jim Rankle in the Showtime series BILLIONS. He had the pleasure of working with Paul Giamatti and helped vote his character out of office.

 

Randye Kaye appeared at the Klein on March 15th talking about expanding acting careers to include voiceovers and broadcast - and coaching a bit as well. This was part of the Klein's masterclass series! other presenters have included David Friedman, Paul Bogaev, and Cady Huffman.

 

Susan Jacobson adapted and performed a story from Lillian Smith's book, Killers of the Dream, which aired on WPKN. Click here to listen.

 

Mariah Sage's new book "Start Standing: Audition Technique for Actors and Presenters" was just published by Kendall Hunt Publishing. Click here to learn more and purchase a copy!

 

Randye Kaye's latest book, "Happier Made Simple: Choose Your Words. Change Your Life." launches officially on Feb 23, 2022! Check it out on Amazon- paperback and kindle now (kindle special launch day price will be only 99 cents, btw) - and audiobook to come soon!

 

 

Jim Gordon's short play "The Brother" was featured on WPKN's "What A Story with Ina Chadwick". Jim Gordon & Mariah Sage perform in the reading, Directed by Patsy Moss who also reads stage directions. Click here to listen. 

 

Susan Goodell is interviewed about the craft of playwriting on the Playwright's Spotlight podcast, hosted by James Elden. Click here to listen.

 

Dan Remmes' web series, COVID COUPLE, (writer/actor/director) was an official selection at the 2021 WRPN Global Webisode Competition where it won an Award of Excellence. CovidCoupleSeries.com

 

Fran Dorf's screenplay, FIVE DAYS FOUR NIGHTS (based on her play of the same name, developed at TAW) was a semifinalist in both the 2021 Screencraft Drama Competition and the 2021 Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition.

 

Vivien Landau can be spotted in the currently running Verizon commercial, playing a grandmother. She also just did a promo for the Cable show ADULT SWIM, playing a bar patron.

 

Fran Dorf's short story, a dystopian fantasy entitled "The Dreamkeeper's Testimony" will be featured in the August 2021 issue of The Barcelona Review, an international journal of fiction. Link to follow.

 

Vivien Landau just filmed a scene for NBC's NEW AMSTERDAM. She can also be seen in the film SHIVA BABY, which was just reviewed favorably by the New York Times. Read the review and watch the trailer here.

 

Gina Pulice's podcast I Survived Theatre School, can be found on her new writing website undeniablewriters.com and her original, co-written television series 'KIKI' was recently made a quarterfinalist in the CineStory 2021 TV Retreat & Fellowship competition.

 

Laura Thoma's full length play MAGPIE is being published by Next Stage press.

 

Randy Schein’s screenplay FIRST LADY OF BASEBALL won the prestigious Hollywoodscript.com screenwriting contest. He also played the role of Dr. Stanley Ferris on the CBS series BULL.

 

Laura Thoma is having two of her short plays “Meet Me in the Lobby”and “Yours in Words,” Published in the UK.