I’ve just been offered the role of Miss Kayla in the Independent Short Film Poisonberry.
Shooting begins mid-October and it will all be local which is great. I’ll be playing Miss Kayla, a woman running a daycare center in Park Slope. Love the script and looking forward to the first rehearsal.
Someone in NYC is requesting my presence at an audition wearing a bathing suit and little to no makeup tomorrow.
So… I’m not exactly what you’d call a girly-girl. Not a shoe addict or a shopaholic… and … hats? Hats are for women with “anchor woman hair” – not curly mop-tops like me…
So when 3Graces Theater Co. commissioned Sharyn Rothstein to write a play on the subject of faith, imagine my surprise when Sharyn told me I would be playing a Muslim American schoolteacher who wears a Hijab to work in a Public School. Yow-za.
So ask two briliant playwrights to create one-act plays on the topic of Health Care in America and what do you get?
Coming out of sabbatical has been interesting – I’m playing two very different roles in an ambitious work-in-progress about the famous Nelly Bly of Around the World in 80 Days Fame…