Helen Carey News

Washington Post's Peter Marks to Host Arena Stage's Summit Series of Panels
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces a rare opportunity for D.C.-area theatergoers to hear groups of distinguished actors, directors, playwrights and artistic directors discuss their work and the myriad challenges facing their art form, in a special series of three Monday evening panels entitled The Summit. Organized and moderated by The Washington Post Theater Critic Peter Marks, the three free installments will gather some of the region's most accomplished theater professionals to talk about everything from their passion for their craft to the problems of trying to lure new audiences to live theater. (more...)

BWW Reviews: OTHER DESERT CITIES at Arena Stage Boasts Strong Performances
by Jeffrey Walker - May 04, 2013

Lead by Helen Carey and Larry Bryggman, Jon Robin Baitz's OTHER DESERT CITIES at Arena Stage boasts strong performances and clear direction by Kyle Donnelly. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jon Robin Baitz, Helen Carey and More at Arena Stage's OTHER DESERT CITIES Opening
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2013

Helen Hayes Award winner and former Arena Stage Associate Artistic Director Kyle Donnelly (Ah, Wilderness!) directs the D.C.-area premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's smash hit OTHER DESERT CITIES with a cast that features Tony Award nominee and two-time Helen Hayes Award winner Helen Carey (Arena Stage's Long Day's Journey into Night, Broadway's Hedda Gabler) and two-time Daytime Emmy Award winner Larry Bryggman (Broadway's Harvey, CBS's As the World Turns). The show opened last night, May 2, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities! (more...)

Arena Stage Opens OTHER DESERT CITIES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2013

Helen Hayes Award winner and former Arena Stage Associate Artistic Director Kyle Donnelly (Ah, Wilderness!) directs the D.C.-area premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's smash hit OTHER DESERT CITIES with a cast that features Tony Award nominee and two-time Helen Hayes Award winner Helen Carey (Arena Stage's Long Day's Journey into Night, Broadway's Hedda Gabler) and two-time Daytime Emmy Award winner Larry Bryggman (Broadway's Harvey, CBS's As the World Turns). (more...)

DREAMGIRLS, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW and More Take Home 2013 Helen Hayes Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 08, 2013

theatreWashington just announced the 29th Helen Hayes Awards nominees today, January 28th, 2013 in The National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery. This year, for the first time, theatre lovers in Washington and around the world were able to watch the nomination announcements live via webcast at theatrewashington.org, Facebook, or on the Livestream. Rebecca Sheir of WAMU's Metro Connection and WTOP's Bob Madigan hosted. Scroll below for the full list of the 2013 nominees! (more...)

Helen Carey, Larry Bryggman to Lead OTHER DESERT CITIES at Arena Stage; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

Helen Hayes Award winner and former Arena Stage Associate Artistic Director Kyle Donnelly (Ah, Wilderness!) directs the D.C.-area premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's smash hit OTHER DESERT CITIES with a cast that features Tony Award nominee and two-time Helen Hayes Award winner Helen Carey (Arena Stage's Long Day's Journey into Night, Broadway's Hedda Gabler) and two-time Daytime Emmy Award winner Larry Bryggman (Broadway's Harvey, CBS's As the World Turns). (more...)

Kyle Donnelly Will Direct Arena Stages' OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

Hidden secrets are unearthed and family tensions fly high in Pulitzer Prize nominee Jon Robin Baitz's contemporary family drama Other Desert Cities. Helen Hayes Award winner and former Arena Stage Associate Artistic Director Kyle Donnelly returns to direct the D.C.-area premiere of the show with a cast that features Tony Award nominee and two-time Helen Hayes Award winner Helen Carey (Mary Tyrone in Arena Stage's Long Day's Journey into Night, Broadway's Hedda Gabler) as matriarch Polly Wyeth and two-time Tony Award nominee Larry Bryggman (Broadway's Harvey, CBS's As the World Turns) as patriarch Lyman Wyeth. Rounding out the cast are Emily Donahoe (Broadway's 33 Variations) as daughter Brooke Wyeth, Scott Drummond (Cherry Lane Theatre's A Perfect Future) as son Trip Wyeth and Martha Hackett (Pacific Resident Theatre's Nora) as their aunt Silda Grauman. Other Desert Cities runs April 26-May 26, 2013 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 2/17/2013
by BWW - Feb 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/17/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Guthrie's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Enters Final Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

The Guthrie Theater's production of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night moves into the final week of its acclaimed run, with the performance of Helen Carey as Mary Tyrone earning accolades for its complexity and sympathetic power. Carey, an actor with an illustrious career spanning a Tony Award nomination, pivotal roles in Guthrie productions, stage credits in New York and the U.K., as well as numerous film and television credits, was termed "superb" in her latest role by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 2/10/2013
by BWW - Feb 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/10/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 2/03/2013
by BWW - Feb 03, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/03/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

2013 Helen Hayes Award Nominations Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 28, 2013

theatreWashington just announced the 29th Helen Hayes Awards nominees today, January 28th, 2013 in The National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery. This year, for the first time, theatre lovers in Washington and around the world were able to watch the nomination announcements live via webcast at theatrewashington.org, Facebook, or on the Livestream. Rebecca Sheir of WAMU's Metro Connection and WTOP's Bob Madigan hosted. Scroll below for the full list of the 2013 nominees! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 1/27/2013
by BWW - Jan 27, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/27/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 1/20/2013
by BWW - Jan 20, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Joe Dowling Returns to Dublin's Abbey Theatre to Direct Frank McGuinness' THE DEAD, Beg. Dec 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

The world premiere production of the Frank McGuinness adaptation of James Joyce's The Dead has begun rehearsal at Dublin's Abbey Theatre, under the direction of former Abbey and current Guthrie Artistic Director Joe Dowling. The Dead will begin previews on December 5, will open December 11 and will play through January 19, 2013. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 1/13/2013
by BWW - Jan 13, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/13/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 1/06/2013
by BWW - Jan 06, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/06/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

The Guthrie Announces LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Casting
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

The Guthrie Theater today announced complete casting for its production of Eugene O'Neill's semi-autobiographical masterwork Long Day's Journey into Night. For the first time in its 50-year history, the Guthrie will present this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning family drama under the direction of Artistic Director Joe Dowling. The production will star actors Peter Michael Goetz and Helen Carey in the roles of James and Mary Tyrone. James is an aging actor and Mary is his rambling, morphine-addicted wife-both struggle to helm a dysfunctional family racked by addiction, despair and festering guilt. (more...)

Joe Dowling Returns to Dublin's Abbey Theatre to Direct Frank McGuinness' THE DEAD, Now thru Jan 19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

The world premiere production of the Frank McGuinness adaptation of James Joyce's The Dead plays Dublin's Abbey Theatre, under the direction of former Abbey and current Guthrie Artistic Director Joe Dowling. The Dead opens tonight, December 11 and will play through January 19, 2013. (more...)

Joe Dowling Returns to Dublin's Abbey Theatre to Direct Frank McGuinness' THE DEAD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2012

The world premiere production of the Frank McGuinness adaptation of James Joyce's The Dead will play Dublin's Abbey Theatre, under the direction of former Abbey and current Guthrie Artistic Director Joe Dowling. The Dead will begin previews tonight, December 5, will open December 11 and will play through January 19, 2013. (more...)

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