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In the Spotlight Series: MACHINAL's Ashley Bell

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on December 20 and openedon January 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2.

Below you can check out photos of Ashley Bell in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride!

Bell made her feature film debut in The Last Exorcism and earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress and an MTV Movie Award nomination, while the film grossed nearly $70 million worldwide. The New York Post praised Bell's acting as "Oscar-worthy" and one of the 10 best performances of 2010 for her extraordinary portrayal of the possessed Nell Sweetzer. She reprised her role in The Last Exorcism Part II, released in March, and yet again received critical acclaim. She can currently be seen in the third season of AMC's "The Walking Dead" webisode series, entitled "The Oath."

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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In the Spotlight Series: MACHINAL's Ashley Bell
Ashley Bell photographed at the American Airlines Theatre on January 16, 2014 in New York City

In the Spotlight Series: MACHINAL's Ashley Bell
Ashley Bell photographed at the American Airlines Theatre on January 16, 2014 in New York City

In the Spotlight Series: MACHINAL's Ashley Bell
Ashley Bell photographed at the American Airlines Theatre on January 16, 2014 in New York City

In the Spotlight Series: MACHINAL's Ashley Bell
Ashley Bell photographed at the American Airlines Theatre on January 16, 2014 in New York City

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.