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Juri Henley-Cohn

Birth Place: San Francisco

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Juri Henley-Cohn was born in San Francisco but was raised (for the most part) in New Haven, CT. He’s a graduate of Harvard University where he majored in Social Anthropology. Some of Juri’s film and TV work includes: Dear Edward; Halston; Divorce; Ramy; Orange is the New Black; Blindspot; When They See Us; The Loudest Voice; Unforgettable; Blue Bloods; Believe; Golden Boy; Jessica Jones; American Odyssey; Odd Mom Out; Brittany Runs a Marathon; and Manifest

On stage, Juri has been seen Off-Broadway in: The Strangest at 4th Street Theater/NYTW and Inventing Avi at The Abingdon Theater. Regionally: the world-premiere of ABCD at Barrington Stage; Oslo at Roundhouse Theatre (Helen Hayes award nomination), Bashir Lazhar at BSC, Dracula at ASF, Dying City at Opera House Arts; and The Blue Demon at the Williamstown Theater Festival.

Juri has co-written several screenplays, most notably Capture Now and Relative Insanity. He has had the great good fortune to study with excellent teachers such as Larry Moss, Patsy Rodenburg, Karl Bury, Ilse Pfeifer, Tim Philips, and Bob Krakower.

Juri now lives in Guilford, CT with his wife, sons, and dog, Betsy. He loves reading, going to the theater, traveling, studying Dharma, and spending as much time outdoors as possible, particularly if it involves kitesurfing!

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12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage Company Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; at Barrington Stage Company Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage Company Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Leads Best Musical

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Review: ABCD at Barrington Stage Company

At two very different public schools in the same city — an underserved school on the verge of shutdown, and an elite magnet program nearby — pressure to perform well on standardized tests drives students and teachers to compromise their integrity. Kudos to Artistic Director, Julie Ann Boyd and the team at Barrington Stage Company for giving yet another new promising playwright and their highly relevant work life.
Barrington Stage Company Announces Casting For ANNA IN THE TROPICS and ABCD

Barrington Stage Company has announced casting for Nilo Cruz's 2003 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Anna in the Tropics, on the Boyd-Quinson Stage July 16-30, and the world premiere of ABCD by May Treuhaft-Ali, on the St. Germain Stage July 1-23.
THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards

Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.
BWW Review: OSLO at Round House Theatre - Complelling Theater

Do not miss this three hour thriller about diplomacy about the Middle East makes its regional premiere.
BWW Review: OSLO at Round House Theatre

Oslo is an amazing against-all-odds story of risk, trust, and diplomacy. It is about overcoming hard-and-fast assumptions. Oslo shows the value in finding common ground and allowing ourselves to hope. This Round House Theatre production is a wonder-a brilliant heartfelt, heart-filling experience.
Shakina Nayfack Brings ONE WOMAN SHOW: A WORK IN PROGRESS to Joe's Pub Tonight

Tonight, December 7th Shakina Nayfack will present her debut performance of ONE WOMAN SHOW: A Work in Progress, a solo act tracing thirty-three eccentric years in a male body, featuring new takes on showtune standards and new songs by composers Joe Iconis, Julianne Wick Davis, Sam Salmond, and Nikko Benson.
Shakina Nayfack to Bring ONE WOMAN SHOW: A WORK IN PROGRESS to Joe's Pub, 12/7

On December 7th Shakina Nayfack will present her debut performance of ONE WOMAN SHOW: A Work in Progress, a solo act tracing thirty-three eccentric years in a male body, featuring new takes on showtune standards and new songs by composers Joe Iconis, Julianne Wick Davis, Sam Salmond, and Nikko Benson. This funny, scandalous, and moving evening provides a new window into the modern transgender experience, and will also help raise money for Shakina's transition. The benefit show, (also a birthday party), celebrates the launch of Shakina's 'KickStartHer' campaign to raise money for her gender confirmation surgery.
Larry Charles and Son Team Up for TREASON OR REASON at HERO's Classic Film Project Today

Emmy award-winning director/writer Larry Charles (Borat, Religulous, Bruno, Seinfeld) and his son Francesco DeSantis join forces for the first time to pen the world premiere of 'Treason or Reason'. 'Treason or Reason' is part of HERO Theatre's Classic Film Project, world premiere scenes inspired by classic films performed live on a historical soundstage today, September 7th, 2013 in Los Angeles for two shows only.
Larry Charles and Son Team Up for TREASON OR REASON at HERO's Classic Film Project, 9/7

Emmy award-winning director/writer Larry Charles (Borat, Religulous, Bruno, Seinfeld) and his son Francesco DeSantis join forces for the first time to pen the world premiere of 'Treason or Reason'. 'Treason or Reason' is part of HERO Theatre's Classic Film Project, world premiere scenes inspired by classic films performed live on a historical soundstage on September 7th, 2013 in Los Angeles for two shows only.
Charlie Hofheimer Joins HERO Theatre's CLASSIC FILM PROJECT

Charlie Hofheimer, also known as Abe Drexler on AMC's 'Mad Men' joins the cast of HERO Theatre's 'Classic Film Project'. Hofheimer will star in 'Non Mi Scordo...with a Shmear' written by Danny Hoch. Ric Salinas of 'Culture Clash' will also star in the event in 'Treason or Reason' written by Larry Charles. The 'Classic Film Project' consists of scenes inspired by classic films.
Quiara Alegria Hudes, Colman Domingo, & Larry Charles to Pen THE CLASSIC FILM PROJECT at Hero Theatre; to be Performed 9/7

On September 7, 2013 for two benefit performances, HERO Theatre presents "The Classic Film Project." "The Classic Film Project" consists of scenes inspired by classic films. They will be presented live and written by Quiara Alegria Hudes (Pulitzer winning "Water By the Spoonful" and "In the Heights"), film/TV director and writer Larry Charles (Borat, Bruno, Curb Your Enthusiasm), Colman Domingo (Public Theater's "Wild With Happy"), Susan Blackburn Award-Winner Jennifer Haley, Luis Alfaro, Ricardo A. Bracho, Juri Henley-Cohn, Francesco DeSantis, Tamar Halpern, Danny Hoch, Carmen Rivera, Ethan Sandler, Candido Tirado and Annie Weisman. Directors include Michael-John Garces, Yetta Gottesman, Diane Rodriguez and Tina Sanchez. The scenes will be performed by members of HERO Theatre's acting ensemble alongside special guest artists.
Barrington Stage's U.S. Premiere of BASHIR LAZHAR to Run Through 6/8

Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd Artistic Director and Tristan Wilson Managing Director, is proud to present the American Premiere of Bashir Lazhar, from May 22 through June 8. The Press Opening was on Sunday, May 26 at 3pm.
Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Opens BASHIR LAZHAR

Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd Artistic Director and TriStan Wilson Managing Director, is proud to present the American Premiere of Bashir Lazhar, from May 22 through June 8. Written by Canadian playwright Evelyne de la Cheneliere, in a translation by Morwyn Brebner, Bashir Lazhar stars Juri Henley-Cohn, under the direction of Shakina Nayfack. Check out photos from opening night below!
BWW Reviews: Barrington Stage gets Mixed Report Card for BASHIR LAZHAR

The premise of the play is that a teacher has committed suicide in her own classroom, a horror the children discover returning from recess. A substitute teacher is hired to take her place, and is expected to help them cope with their loss by pretending everything is normal.
Barrington Stage Company Presents the American Premiere of BASHIR LAZHAR, 5/22-6/8

Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd Artistic Director and Tristan Wilson Managing Director, will present the American Premiere of Bashir Lazhar, from May 22 through June 8. The Press Opening is Sunday, May 26 at 3pm.
Hunt, Duchovny Set to Star in Acting Coach Larry Moss' Directorial Debut

As first reported by Deadline.com, acting teacher Larry Moss will be making his feature film directing debut with an adaptation of Anton Chekhov's 'The Seagull'.

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