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Lorraine Serabian directs MERCIFUL DELUSIONS, four, one-act plays by Tennessee Williams at Theater 54, with Nicole Gut, November 13-17, 2019.

George Bartenieff stars in OTHER THAN WE at La MaMa, November 21-December 1, 2019.

Tina Benko stars in THE ROSE TATTOO at Roundabout Theatre Company, which began September 19, 2019. She also makes an appearance in the film THE SOUND OF SILENCE opposite Peter Sarsgaard, released September 27, 2019.

Mark Blum stars in FERN HILL at 59E59 Theaters. Performances began September 10, 2019.

Jessica Hecht received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for her role as Karen in Netflix’s SPECIAL, which released on April 12. She will also star as a lead on the upcoming third season of USA Network’s anthology crime thriller series THE SINNER

Frank Wood joins the cast of THE GREAT SOCIETY as Senator Everett Dirksen, which opened October 1, 2019 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. 

David Maurice Sharp‘s THE THRIVING ARTIST was named among Fupping’s list of books that every actor should read.

Austin Pendleton stars in the film THE SOUND OF SILENCE opposite Peter Sarsgaard, released September 27, 2019. He also stars in Beck Center’s GLENGARY GLEN ROSS at Mackey Theater, which began September 13, 2019.

David Deblinger will appear in an episode of THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL. The series is currently streaming on Amazon. David Debliger is also appearing as Sol Fidler in episodes 3 and 7 of GODFATHER OF HARLEM, starring Forest Whitaker on Epix.

Laura Esterman will appear in a new 6-part HBO series, I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE, with Mark Ruffalo. A release date is yet to be announced. 

Mercedes Ruehl stars in the movie HUSTLERS coproduced by Jennifer Lopez and written/directed by Lorene Scafaria, which released on September 13, 2019. 

Russell G. Jones stars as Looper in the new CBS cop drama pilot TOMMY from Paul Attanasio.

Maria Fontanals received a 2019 Latin ACE Award for Best Drama Actress for her performance in EL DIVÁN.

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Jenna Zhu performs in WHITE PEARL at Studio Theatre, November 6-December 8, 2019.

Susan Ward performs her show WASBIAN, directed by Austin Pendleton, in the United Solo Theatre Festival at Theatre Row Theatre, October 26, 2019.

Catrin Lloyd-Bollard is featured in the new horror film, THE MOOSEHEAD OVER THE MANTEL, recently released by Gravitas Ventures and available for streaming on Amazon Prime. 

Matthew Conlon and Duncan Hazard star in Ken Ludwig’s BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at Hampton Theatre Company, October 24-November 10, 2019.

Eric Fallen‘s series of short plays, AMERICAN FABLES, developed in Julie McKee’s workshop, will be presented at HERE, October 10-20, 2019. HB folks are welcome to discounted tickets with code HBSTUDIO.

Justin Linville stars in the independent film THE FRAT HAZE, currently in filming.

Thami Moscovici performs in A LIFE IN THE RYE at The Theater for The New City, November 7-24, 2019.

Johanna Griesé can be seen in the trailer for the forthcoming book FACE, by Jessica Helfland, directed by Lake Buckley.

Ken Raboy performs the role of Columbia Pictures head David Begelman in YOU’LL NEVER EAT LUNCH IN THIS TOWN AGAIN at NY Fringe Festival, October 20-31, 2019.

George Pappas performs in THE GIVER at Nantucket Dreamland, October 9-20, 2019.
Amanda Peet and Cynthia Nixon are set to star in HBO period drama THE GILDED AGE.

Ginger Grace, Matt de Rogatis, Spencer Scott & Alex Rose appear in THE GLASS MENAGERIE, directed by Austin Pendleton and Peter Bloch at the Wild Project, October 3-20, 2019.

Robert Hickey is featured as Mr. Reynolds in the short film MR. REYNOLDS. He was also cast in a supporting role in the indie film ANE’S NIGHT, currently in production.

Andrew R. Heinze‘s one-act play I CAN’T HELP IT will be produced by the Nylon Fusion Theatre Company at TADA! Theatre, October 25-26, 2019.

Amanda Peet will star in Season 2 of DIRTY JOHN. Details on an air date have yet to be announced.

Allison Plamondon choreographs the musical HOLIDAY INN at Shaw Festival, November 16-December 22, 2019.

Fred Gordon’s play I AM THE WOLF will be presented in a reading at Ensemble Studio Theatre, October 29, 2019.

Katie Finneran stars in WHY WOMEN KILL opposite Lucy Liu, streaming now on CBS.

Doug Wallace performs as Lord Capulet in ROMEO & JULIET at The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, August 3-October 27, 2019.

Nancy Redman performs her one-woman play AT WIT’S END: A HOME FOR RETIRED COMICS at Theatre Row as part of United Solo Theatre Festival and “The Best of the Festival’s First Decade” on October 19, 2019.

Mitch Tebo stars as Andrew Carnes in the Broadway production of OKLAHOMA! It will play an extended engagement through January 19, 2020.


From Vida to Los Espookys, American TV has Begun to Center Unapologetically Latinx Stories

“The creators and talent behind these shows see the stories they tell as increasingly vital, as intolerance and white supremacy—and the acts of domestic terrorism—rise.” 

Read the full article here.