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Birth Place: United States

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Mary Warren in The Crucible at The Antaeus Company Eva in Kindertransport at LA Theatre Works (play June 20th-23rd, 2013) Training: London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and Princeton University Member of Actors Equity Association (read more)
BWW Review: Antaeus' DIANA OF DOBSON'S - A Firecracker of A Woman (& A Play) To ExperienceBWW Review: Antaeus' DIANA OF DOBSON'S - A Firecracker of A Woman (& A Play) To Experience
by Gil Kaan - Apr 22, 2019

Playwright Cicely Hamilton's first productions of her DIANA OF DOBSON'S in 1908 must have been quite controversial with a, then unheard of, strong, outspoken woman Diana Massingberd as the lead character. Abigail Marks more than fills the shoes of Diana with her relentless command of the stage. Director Casey Stangl deftly guides her talented cast in a fast-talking, fast-paced journey of Diana's adventures. (more...)

1908 Romantic Comedy DIANA OF DOBSON'S Gets Rare Revival at Antaeus1908 Romantic Comedy DIANA OF DOBSON'S Gets Rare Revival at Antaeus
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

When poorly paid worker Diana inherits enough money to free her from a lifetime of drudgery, she impulsively decides to spend it all on a madcap, month-long taste of the high-life. But what she learns about love, money and society may surprise us all. Antaeus Theatre Companypresents a rare revival of the 1908 romantic comedyDiana of Dobson's byBritish suffragist (and friend of George Bernard Shaw) Cicely Hamilton.Casey Stangl directs a partner-cast ensemble for an April 18 and April 19opening (one opening night for each cast) at theKiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale, where performances continue through June 3. Low-priced previews begin April 11. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MainStreet Theatre Company's THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

MainStreet Theatre Company begins the New Year with a stage adaptation of The Secret Garden, the beloved 1911 book by Frances Hodgson Burnet. The award-winning adaptation stays true to the original novel, which has been inspiring and delighting generations of children for more than 100 years. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MainStreet Theatre Company's THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

MainStreet Theatre Company begins the New Year with a stage adaptation of The Secret Garden, the beloved 1911 book by Frances Hodgson Burnet. The award-winning adaptation stays true to the original novel, which has been inspiring and delighting generations of children for more than 100 years. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

MainStreet Theatre Company to Start 2017 with THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

MainStreet Theatre Company begins the New Year with a stage adaptation of The Secret Garden, the beloved 1911 book by Frances Hodgson Burnet. The award- winning adaptation stays true to the original novel, whichhas been inspiring and delighting generations of children for over 100 years. (more...)

Malibu International Film Festival 2015 Unveils Full Lineup of Films & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

The 16th edition of Malibu International Film Festival presented by Yelp proudly unveils the full lineup of films and special events that kicks off December 3 at Regal Cinemas Malibu with Chip Croft's powerful documentary Lost Compassion followed by the Opening Night Party at Cafe Habana. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Annie Baker's UNCLE VANYA at Antaeus Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA bursts with passion and fierce humor in Pulitzer Prize and three-time Obie Award-winning playwright Annie Baker's colloquial translation, adapted from a literal translation by Margarita Shalina and the original Russian text. The Antaeus Theatre Company presents the West Coast premiere of Baker's fresh new version in a fully partner-cast production. Robin Larsen directs the show, which opens tonight, October 15, at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the casts in action below! (more...)

UNCLE VANYA to Run 10/15-12/6 at Antaeus
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya bursts with passion and fierce humor in Pulitzer Prize and three-time Obie Award-winning playwright Annie Baker's colloquial translation, adapted from a literal translation by Margarita Shalina and the original Russian text. The Antaeus Theatre Company presents the West Coast premiere of Baker's fresh new version, hailed as one of the top 10 shows of 2012 by both The New York Times and New York magazine, in a fully partner-cast production. Robin Larsen directs for an October 15 opening at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo, with low-priced previews beginning October 8. (more...)

Antaeus Company Extends TOP GIRLS Through May 18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

The Antaeus Company extends its critically acclaimed, double-cast production of Top Girls through May 18. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Antaeus' TOP GIRLS Is Illuminating Theatre
by Don Grigware - Mar 18, 2014

Top Girls/by Caryl Churchill/directed by Cameron Watson/Antaeus Theatre Company/through May 4 (more...)

TOP GIRLS to Run 3/13-5/4 at Antaeus Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Politics get personal in the go-getting 1980s of Margaret Thatcher's England when Marlene, who has just been made managing director of the Top Girls Employment Agency, discovers that life above the glass ceiling is not all it's cracked up to be. Antaeus, L.A.'s classical theater ensemble, opens its 2014 season with a fully partner-cast production of Top Girls, the Obie Award-winning comedy by Caryl Churchill. Previews begin March 6, with two opening nights set for March 13 and March 14 at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo. Cameron Watson directs. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Airing 11/14, KINDERTRANSPORT Recounts Bringing 10,000 German-Jewish Children to Safety
by Shari Barrett - Nov 13, 2013

L.A. Theatre Works' Radio Theatre Series will air KINDERTRANSPORT written by Diane Samuels, directed by Jeannie Hackett and featuring Jane Kaczmarek, Susan Sullivan and Molly Quinn. The broadcast can be heard locally in Southern California on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 from 7-9 pm on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles. (more...)

Jane Kaczmarek to Reprise Role in KINDERTRANSPORT at L.A. Theatre Works, 6/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2013

Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle), reprising the role she created for the U.S premiere at the Manhattan Theatre Club and for which she won an Ovation award in the L.A. premiere, and Susan Sullivan (Dharma and Greg, Castle) head the cast when Jeanie Hackett directs Kindertransport by Diane Samuelsfor L.A. Theatre Works. All performances will be recorded live in front of an audience (without sets or costumes) to air on L.A. Theatre Works' syndicated radio theater series, which broadcasts weekly on public radio stations nationwide and can be streamed on demand at www.latw.org. (more...)

Jane Kaczmarek Reprises Role in KINDERTRANSPORT at L.A. Theatre Works, Now thru 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle), reprising the role she created for the U.S premiere at the Manhattan Theatre Club and for which she won an Ovation award in the L.A. premiere, and Susan Sullivan (Dharma and Greg, Castle) head the cast when Jeanie Hackett directs Kindertransport by Diane Samuelsfor L.A. Theatre Works. All performances will be recorded live in front of an audience (without sets or costumes) to air on L.A. Theatre Works' syndicated radio theater series, which broadcasts weekly on public radio stations nationwide and can be streamed on demand at www.latw.org. (more...)

Molly C. Quinn to Join Jane Kaczmarek & Susan Sullivan in L.A. Theatre Works' KINDERTRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Molly C. Quinn, best known for her role as "Alexis Castle" on ABC's hit show Castle, has been set to join Jane Kaczmarek, Susan Sullivan, Hugo Armstrong, Shannon Lee Clair and Angela Paton when L.A. Theatre Worksrecords Diane Samuels' award-winning play, Kindertransport, for radio broadcast and digital download. In Kindertransport, Quinn will play opposite Susan Sullivan as her daughter - on Castle, she plays Sullivan's granddaughter. Five performances will be recorded in front of a live audience at UCLA's James Bridges Theater June 20 through June 23. Jeanie Hackett directs. (more...)

Jane Kaczmarek to Reprise Role in KINDERTRANSPORT at L.A. Theatre Works, 6/20-23
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle), reprising the role she created for the U.S premiere at the Manhattan Theatre Club and for which she won an Ovation award in the L.A. premiere, and Susan Sullivan (Dharma and Greg, Castle) head the cast when Jeanie Hackett directs Kindertransport by Diane Samuelsfor L.A. Theatre Works. All performances will be recorded live in front of an audience (without sets or costumes) to air on L.A. Theatre Works' syndicated radio theater series, which broadcasts weekly on public radio stations nationwide and can be streamed on demand at www.latw.org. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE CRUCIBLE Examines What Can Happen When Fear Clouds Fact and Reason is Replaced by Blame
by Shari Barrett - May 27, 2013

The Antaeus production highlights the play's universal and timeless themes by staging the play as presentation theater with the actors speaking directly to the audience, rarely to the person onstage to whom they are speaking. It is performed in conservative modern dress on a minimalistic set, making the words ring truer than in any other production of the show I have ever seen. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Antaeus Company's Double-Cast CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

The Antaeus Company, L.A.'s multiple award-winning classical theater company, presents an untraditional staging of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. Armin Shimerman and Geoffrey Wade co-direct the fully partner-cast production now through July 7, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the double-cast production below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Mockumentary Promo - Antaeus Company's THE CRUCIBLE
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2013

The Antaeus Company, L.A.'s multiple award-winning classical theater company, has launched an untraditional viral promo for their untraditional staging of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. Starring Crucible co-directors Armin Shimerman ('Quark' onStar Trek: Deep Space Nine, 'Principal Snyder' on Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Geoffrey Wade ('Hot Tooth' on Mad Men), the video takes a comedic mockumentary style look behind the scenes of the production, showing the directors bickering, giving actors line readings and eventually even showering together. Click below to watch! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Mockumentary Promo - Antaeus Company's THE CRUCIBLE
by Stage Tube - May 7, 2013

The Antaeus Company, L.A.'s multiple award-winning classical theater company, has launched an untraditional viral promo for their untraditional staging of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. Starring Crucible co-directors Armin Shimerman ('Quark' onStar Trek: Deep Space Nine, 'Principal Snyder' on Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Geoffrey Wade ('Hot Tooth' on Mad Men), the video takes a comedic mockumentary style look behind the scenes of the production, showing the directors bickering, giving actors line readings and eventually even showering together. Click below to watch! (more...)

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