Farewell to “Grapes” and Asolo Rep

Okay, how did 5 months of acting work go so fast?? Oh, right–it was rotating repertory! Today we give the final two performances of this wonderful production of “The Grapes of Wrath” and then there will be many tearful farewells late tonight. Honestly, I’m so filled with emotion that I can’t even think about it. This […]

Farewell to “Vanya” and “Philadelphia” at Asolo Rep

Well, all good things must come to an end, they say.  Last night, we gave the final performance of Frank Galati’s beautiful production of Brian Friel’s Philadelphia, Here I Come! And at this afternoon’s matinee, we also say farewell to Peter Amster’s sublime production of Chris Durang’s uniquely wonderful Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. My thanks […]

New Trailer for Our Hit Production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Asolo Rep

Our hit production of Chris Durang’s wonderful comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike directed by the equally wonderful Peter Amster continues its record-breaking run at Asolo Rep.  Some performances are already sold out for the rest of the run, so if you’re going to be in the area and are thinking of seeing the show, […]

Fun New Sign for “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” at Asolo Rep

I had to share this snapshot.  My husband Tim came to see the show the other day, and on our way to the box office to pick up his tickets, we came across this new placard in front of the theatre.  What fun!  The director of our upcoming production The Grapes of Wrath actually has me […]

Another Fun Interview for Our Hit “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

Here’s a link to another interview I participated in recently for our hit production of Chris Durang’s sublime Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Asolo Rep.  This one centers on the comic potential to be mined from sibling rivalry–something with which almost every family can identify. I’m told tickets are selling fast, and that […]

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Opens Tonight at Asolo Rep!

Well, it’s here already.  The past two nights we’ve had great previews, and now tonight at 8pm, we’ll officially open Asolo Rep’s production of Chris Durang’s wonderful, Tony-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, directed by the inspired and inspiring Peter Amster. I am beyond thrilled to be playing Vanya with this director, cast, designers, […]

Interview About “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” Opening Friday 1/24

We’re halfway through Tech rehearsals now, and we’re on schedule to open Chris Durang’s wonderful Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike this Friday evening at Asolo Rep.  Even as we add Ann Wrightson’s elegant lighting, Jennifer Caprio’s witty costumes, and Matt Parker’s playful sound design to Ray Klausen’s beautiful set (which already feels like home), […]

Teaser Video for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Asolo Rep

We’re now in Tech rehearsals for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, directed by the brilliant Peter Amster, and our official opening is this coming Friday, January 24th.  Even Tech is fun for this show!  Here’s a little teaser that the clever folks at Asolo Rep have just released for the show (if the image […]

A Day of Fantastic Firsts at the Asolo Repertory Theatre

Today, we had our first run-through of Philadelphia, Here I Come! directed by the amazing Frank Galati, at Asolo Rep. This production is wonderful; funny, truthful, and utterly heartbreaking.  Frank works so quietly, so unassumingly, and so openly.  And the result is such an organic, richly-textured depiction of a rural Irish community that at three […]

The Asolo Rep 2013-2014 Season Calendar is Now Available!

If you’ve read my prior blog posts, you know that I’m very excited to be heading down to the Asolo Repertory Theatre for three plays this Winter.  And I’m delighted to announce that their web site now offers a full season brochure, as well as a detailed calendar of performance dates and times. The Asolo […]