Christian Kelly-Sordelet is the fight director for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Playhouse. Performances begin May 29, 2019 and will run through July 3, 2019.
Mercedes Ruehl will star in the movie HUSTLERS coproduced by Jennifer Lopez and written/directed by Lorene Scafaria. Filming on the project began March 22 and a release date is yet to be announced. Mercedes Ruehl will also star in the World Premiere of SAFE SPACE at Bay Street Theater, June 25–July 21.
Maria Fontanals received a 2019 Latin ACE Award for Best Drama Actress for her performance in EL DIVÁN.
Austin Pendleton performs in the Broadway premiere of CHOIR BOY from the Manhattan Theater Club at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, now through February 24, 2019. Read the announcement by The New York Times.
Snezhana Chernova performs the role of Mademoiselle Duclos in The Metropolitan Opera’s ADRIANA LECOUVREUR, November 30 – January 26, 2019.
Paul Pryce won two major awards for his original television series SERPENTS MOUTH at the Caribbean Tales Incubator Film Lab, ‘The Big Pitch,’ at the Toronto International Film Festival. Pryce’s pitch for SERPENTS MOUTH was voted Best Pitch by a panel of judges and received the People’s Choice Award from an audience of media and industry professionals at the event.
David Maurice Sharp choreographs The F#@%ING WRIGHT BROTHERS at FringeNYC, October 16-23, 2018. Don’t miss David’s upcoming workshop, Show Me the Money: Financial Empowerment for Artists, starting October 20, a five week class offered for just $25.
Planet Connections Theatre Festivity has nominated Magaly Colimon-Christopher‘s play THE HUNTING SEASON for a number of awards including: Outstanding Playwright of a Play (New Script) Outstanding Direction of a Play Outstanding Production of a Play Outstanding Projection Design Outstanding Sound Design Outstanding Lead Actress Outstanding Supporting Actress; Outstanding Lead Actor Outstanding Supporting Actor Outstanding Featured Actor Outstanding Ensemble.
Laura Esterman returns to HB teaching a new Scene-Study – Studio Practice class on Monday afternoons. Laura won Best Actress Awards for her film CAN HITLER HAPPEN HERE at both the Brooklyn & Chelsea Film Festivals.