BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards

The results of the 2014 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards are in, and I’m excited to have been voted Best Leading Actress in a Play for my portrayal of Blanche DuBois in Cincinnati Landmark Productions’ A Streetcar Named Desire, which also received regional awards for Best Play, Best Direction of a Play (Greg Procaccino), Best Featured Actress in a Play (Maggie Lou Rader),…

Now Playing: A Streetcar Named Desire

Audiences and critics are praising Cincinnati Landmark Productions’ A Streetcar Named Desire, which opened Thursday at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, where I have the honor of playing the iconic role of Blanche DuBois. Cincinnati Enquirer theatre critic David Lyman calls it “a fabulous ride”, opining that “it’s hard to imagine that when the end of the season…

Now Playing: Private Lives

Soirée d`overture! Bonjour from backstage at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s production of the Noël Coward classic, Private Lives! Under the direction of the great D. Lynn Meyers, I’m having a blast in the role of the disgruntled French-speaking maid, Louise, sharing the stage with some of Cincinnati’s finest actors, including Kelly Mengelkoch, Jeremy Dubin, Sara Clark Rose and Brent Vimtrup. Running June 6-29, tickets may…

Now Playing: Peter Pan

Acting alongside one’s own child is a truly wonderful opportunity for any actor, and for me, it’s an extra-special experience; not only do I get to share the stage of the Jarson-Kaplan with my nine-year-old son, Leo, but I get to play his mother! When I’m not waltzing as Mrs. Darling with my little man onstage, I’ll be watching in the wings while he flies high (courtesy…

Now Playing: A Little Night Music

Checking off a ‘bucket list’ role in one of my favorite musicals by one of my favorite composers, I am so happy to announce that I will be taking on the role of Petra in Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music with Mariemont Players, under the direction of Cincinnati Theatre Icon and Sandwich Enthusiast™, Skip Fenker. Featuring a cast of some of…

Coming Attractions: The Passion of Paul Ross

I recently had the pleasure of reuniting with my great friend and director Bryan Enk in The Passion of Paul Ross, a “companion piece/ spiritual semi-sequel” to his 1998 grunge fantasy anthology, Pink Coffins. In Paul Ross, I play the mysterious Light Haired Woman, a character Enk describes as “a kindly neighbor who might be playing both sides of a sinister…

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