KPFK's Arts in Review Spotlights French Stewart and Daisy Eagan Today
Julio Martinez-hosted Arts in Review - celebrating the best in live theater and cabaret in Greater Los Angeles - airs Friday (2-2:30pm) on KPFK (90.7FM). Today, June 13, Arts in Review spotlights French Stewart and Daisy Eagan, currently starring in Vanessa Claire Stewart's Buster Keaton bio play, Stoneface. Arts in Review streams live worldwide over kpfk.org.
For the past 30 years, French Stewart has been an active participant in L.A. theatre: both as a member of Justin Tanner's legendary Cast Theatre (Zombie Attack, Pot Mom, Party Mix, Teen Girl and Happy Time X mas) as well as a current member of The Sacred Fools. Recent stage credits include: Matthew Modine Saves The Alpacas (Geffen Playhouse), Watson (Sacred Fools Theater Company) and Voice Lessons (with Laurie Metcalf) Off Broadway at Theatre Row. French is best known for his work on the classic T.V. series "Third Rock From The Sun," now featured in Chuck Lorre's new CBS comedy "Mom."
Daisy Eagan is the youngest actress ever to win a Tony Award for her performance as Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden (Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle Award nominations). Most recently on stage she was seen in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York in her third one woman show, One For My Baby, directed by Drew Droege. Other theater credits include Les Miserables (Broadway), James Joyce's The Dead (Original Broadway production), the first national tour of Love, Loss, And What I Wore, The Wild Party (The Blank Theater Company. 2005 LA Weekly Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical). Daisy co-created, co-wrote and starred in "Krystal Park", a soap opera set in a trailer park, pieces of which can be found on YouTube.