STAGE TUBE: Martha Plimpton Performs 'Thunder Road' on Studio 360
Martha Plimpton recently appeared on the program Studio 360, performing the Bruce Springsteen hit, "Thunder Road." She was joined by Dan Lipton on piano and Eric Gilliland whistling. The performance took place at WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space on May 6, 2010.
Three-time Tony and Emmy nominee Martha Plimpton has astonished audiences with her limitless range as an actress. In the past four years, Plimpton has starred in Shakespeare's Cymbeline (Lincoln Center), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Public), Tom Stoppard's The Coast of Utopia (Lincoln Center), Top Girls (Manhattan Theatre Club), Pal Joey ( Roundabout) and is a respected member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Ensemble. Plimpton has appeared in more than 30 films including The Goonies, Mosquito Coast, Running on Empty, Beautiful Girls, Parenthood and 200 Cigarettes. Her recent television appearances include Law & Order: SVU, Grey's Anatomy and The Good Wife, as well as co-starring in the upcoming HBO series How to Make it in America. Martha's role in Pal Joey put her on everyone's list of great musical performers, and she has a club act that is wry, delightful and brimming with interesting musical choices
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