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Birth Place:
San Francisco
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Juri Henley-Cohn was born in San Francisco but raised in New Haven, CT. He attended Harvard University where he graduated with honors and a degree in Social Anthropology. It was while an undergrad that he discovered his love of acting and Juri appeared in over 11 shows at Harvard. Some of ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: San Francisco

Bio:
Juri Henley-Cohn was born in San Francisco but raised in New Haven, CT. He attended Harvard University where he graduated with honors and a degree in Social Anthropology. It was while an undergrad that he discovered his love of acting and Juri appeared in over 11 shows at Harvard. Some of ... (read complete bio)
THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards Photo THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

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 Photo BWW Review: OSLO at Round House Theatre - Complelling Theater
by Charles Shubow - May 13, 2019

Do not miss this three hour thriller about diplomacy about the Middle East makes its regional premiere.

BWW Review: OSLO at Round House Theatre Photo BWW Review: OSLO at Round House Theatre
by Pamela Roberts - May 1, 2019

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
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2013

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
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

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
by Movies News Desk - Sep 7, 2013

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
by Movies News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

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
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

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
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

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.

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Opens BASHIR LAZHAR
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 28, 2013

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!

Barrington Stage's U.S. Premiere of BASHIR LAZHAR to Run Through 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2013

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.

BWW Reviews: Barrington Stage gets Mixed Report Card for BASHIR LAZHAR
by Larry Murray - May 27, 2013

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
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

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
by Movies News Desk - Oct 18, 2011

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'.

Photo Flash: Abingdon Theatre Company's INVENTING AVI
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2009

Abingdon Theatre Company's latest hit comedy, INVENTING AVI by Robert Cary and Benjamin Feldman is set to conclude its Off-Broadway run on Sunday, November 1 at Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Directed by Mark Waldrop (MY DEAH), INVENTING AVI is a zany comedy of theatrical manners.

Abingdon Theatre Company Hosts INVENTING AVI Talkback With Broadway Producers and Playwrights 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2009

Abingdon Theatre Company to host Post-Performance Talkback on producing and playwriting Tuesday, October 20 following the 7pm performance of new hit comedy by Robert Cary and Benjamin Feldman

Karen Ziemba Performs at Abingdon's MARATHON '33 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2009

Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba, star of Broadway's CURTAINS, CONTACT, STEEL PIER and NEVER GONNA DANCE, is set to participate in the Abingdon Theatre Company's MARATHON '33 -- a star-studded celebration and special presentation of a new stage show inspired by June Havoc's 1963 play of the same title -- for one night only on Monday, October 19, beginning at 6:30pm at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street).

Abingdon Theatre Announces Full Cast and Performance Schedule for INVENTING AVI, Opening 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2009

Emily Zacharias (JEKYLL & HYDE) and Stanley Bahorek (PUTNAM CO. SPELLING BEE) join Alix Korey (ALL SHOOK UP) for Off-Broadway's INVENTING AVI (and other theatrical maneuvers), Abingdon Theatre Company's 2009-10 season opener by Robert Cary and Benjamin Feldman; directed by Mark Waldrop

Karen Ziemba Performs at Abingdon's MARATHON '33 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2009

Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba, star of Broadway's CURTAINS, CONTACT, STEEL PIER and NEVER GONNA DANCE, is set to participate in the Abingdon Theatre Company's MARATHON '33 -- a star-studded celebration and special presentation of a new stage show inspired by June Havoc's 1963 play of the same title -- for one night only on Monday, October 19, beginning at 6:30pm at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street).

Abingdon Theatre Announces Full Cast and Performance Schedule for INVENTING AVI, Opening 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009

Emily Zacharias (JEKYLL & HYDE) and Stanley Bahorek (PUTNAM CO. SPELLING BEE) join Alix Korey (ALL SHOOK UP) for Off-Broadway's INVENTING AVI (and other theatrical maneuvers), Abingdon Theatre Company's 2009-10 season opener by Robert Cary and Benjamin Feldman; directed by Mark Waldrop