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Dale Soules Returns to James Lecesne's THE MOTHER OF INVENTION with Third SAG Award

Broadway veteran Dale Soules has returned to New York with her third consecutive Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy for her work on the smash-hit Netflix series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. Dale plays no-nonsense inmate Frieda Berlin who boasts neck tattoos and knows a lot about murder. She just wrapped shooting Season 5 of the award-winning series.

Dale, who is currently co-starring in James Lecesne's play Mother of Invention at the Abingdon Theatre Company, flew to Los Angeles for the SAG Awards for a quick 24-hour turn-around to get back to the show.

Directed by Tony Speciale, Mother of Invention runs at the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36 Street) through February 26. For tickets, visit or call 212-352-3101.

Dale recently completed shooting the films Aardvark with Zachary Quinto and AWOL, an award-winning feature film which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2016. This past spring, she reprised her three roles, including Papa, in the all-female production of I Remember Mama at Two River Theater. In 2015, she co-starred with Patti LuPone and Michael Urie in Shows for Days at Lincoln Center Theater and reunited with Doug Wright for their third collaboration on Posterity at the Atlantic Theater Company. This also reunited her with Neil Pepe, who directed her in the Broadway (and LaJolla Playhouse) productions of Hands On A Hardbody. She has also appeared in ATC's productions of The Water Engine, The Joy of Going Somewhere Definite (directed by William H. Macy), and Blithe Spirit. Ms. Soules was featured in the Broadway productions of Grey Gardens (Broadway and regional, Theatre Works - OCC Nomination), The Crucible (with Liam Neeson), The Magic Show, Whose Life Is It Anyway? and the original HAIR (Broadway debut). Her additional credits include Marsha Norman's Getting Out, New Jerusalem, Lotta, The Unknown (Public Theatre), Maid, Gather At The River, (Lincoln Center Theater), Pericles (Red Bull Theatre), Killing The Boss, Dog And Wolf (Cherry Lane & 59 E. 59th respectively), and I Remember Mama (Transport Group Theatre Company - New York Times top 10 shows of 2014). Regional: Candide (Guthrie), Wintertime, Landscape of the Body (Doug Hughes-Dir.), Caucasian Chalk Circle (Dan Sullivan-Dir.) and her one person show Chameleons (all Seattle Rep.), Paris Commune (La Jolla Playhouse), All's Well That Ends Well (Yale Rep.), Gum, Macbeth (Center Stage), Doubt (Gulf Shore Playhouse). Television: "Unforgettable" (CBS), American Playhouse's "Until She Talks," "The Grapes of Wrath," "Sesame Street," Maurice Sendak's "Really Rosie," "Law & Order." Film: The Messenger, Diggers, Motherhood. Awards: The New Dramatists Charles Boden Award (Dedication to New Work and Extraordinary Contribution to the Theatre).

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