Emmy Nominated Grant Aleksander Joins PERFECT CRIME Off-Broadway

Emmy Nominated Grant Aleksander Joins PERFECT CRIME Off-Broadway

Emmy Nominated actor Grant Aleksander, best known for his role as Philip Spaulding on Guiding Light is replacing two other daytime drama legends Robert Newman (Guiding Light) and Richard Shoberg (All My Children), in Off Broadway's longest running play, Perfect Crime. Mr. Aleksander is returning to the role of Detective Asher (a role he took on this past Summer) and begins performances tonight, January 14, 2019, for two weeks only - through January 28.

Grant Aleksander is a four-time Emmy nominated actor who is best known for his long-running character, Phillip Spaulding on The Guiding Light. Other daytime roles include Alec McIntyre on All My Children, and D.J. Phillips on Capitol. Television credits also include the pilot, Dark Mansions, produced by Aaron Spelling, and guest spots on: Life on Mars, Who's the Boss?, Hardcastle and Mccormick and The Fall Guy. Film credits include, Fields of Freedom, Big Bad Swim and Tough Guys. Grant recently starred in the web-series Tainted Dreams which is currently airing on Amazon Prime Video. A stage actor at heart, Grant was last seen as Dirk in Mary, Mary at the Cape May Stage. Other theatrical credits include: Night at the Sullivan Theater in New York City, Mrs. Warren's Profession at the Lenfest Center in Virginia, Wilson at the Phil Bosakowski Theater in New York City. He also played Brick in Cat of a Hot Tin Roof, opposite his wife at the Baltimore Actors Theater.

Grant, who trained at NYU School of the Arts and Circle in the Square, is also an accomplished director. He began his directing career on All My Children and then directed on As the World Turns. He has also directed several stage productions around the country.

PERFECT CRIME also features Catherine Russell, who was recently featured by the Associated Press as "The Off-Broadway force of nature" and by Forbes Magazine as "Off Broadway's leading Lady." She has starred in the show since its first performance and has never taken a sick day or a vacation day in the past 31 years! It's a feat that has landed her in the Guinness Book of World Records. Russell's incredible streak has been featured on Entertainment Tonight, The Today Show, Good Morning America and in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Daily News and numerous other media outlets including The Associated Press and People, which dubbed her "The Cal Ripken of Broadway."

The perfect show for CSI and Law & Order fans, PERFECT CRIME tells the story of an attractive psychiatrist and suspected cold-blooded killer, Margaret Brent, her wealthy husband, deranged patient, and the handsome detective who's falling in love with her.

In addition to Mr. Aleksander and Ms. Russell, The cast of PERFECT CRIME also features David Butler, Dan Sharkey, and Patrick Robustelli (a well-known Broadway restaurant owner making an on-video cameo). PERFECT CRIME is directed by Jeffrey Hyatt.

Tickets for PERFECT CRIME are available by calling the box office at (212) 921-7862 or online at www.Ticketmaster.com. Student rush tickets ($26) are also available by calling or visiting the box office.

The Theater Center is located at 210 West 50th Street at Broadway.

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