Returning to the Familiar
This past week Paul and I have been doing a mini-tour of Seamus Scanlon’s The Long Wet Grass. In early October we shot the short film version that will be released in 2017. And years ago in INKubator at Art House in Jersey City we read the script aloud for the first time. We have […]
Resistance My Old Friend
Last week was spent in the face of resistance. A writer friend and I had been working on a short film adaptation of his short story/one-act play for the past three years. We wanted to film in Ireland and frankly we wanted it to be Oscar-worthy. It had to be beautiful and rich and full […]
We Are Family
This season is all about gifts and true meaning and spirit and love and food and new beginnings and family. Ah, that loaded word, “family.” What do I mean by family? Yes, there are the people we grew up with, the ones we are related to, but to me family is something more than that. […]
The McGowan Trilogy UK Premiere
So thrilled to be part of the UK Premiere of Seamus Scanlon’s The McGowan Trilogy, starring Paul Nugent. This production was a collaboration between Kino Teatr of St. Leonards on Sea and the cell of New York City (Founding Artistic Director, Nancy Manocherian). Additionally we had the pleasure of being the first production in the […]
Inside Danny’s Box by Derek Murphy – 2nd reading
Thrilled to be part of a second reading at the cell of Derek Murphy‘s Inside Danny’s Box, with an updated script and cast. What a great audience too!! Director: Brian Reager Cast: Paul Nugent, Orlagh Cassidy, Matt Golden, Philip Callen, Kevin Marron and me – with a special thanks to Catherine Pharrell who read in […]
Reading of Inside Danny’s Box – Mon Feb 2
Looking forward to the reading of Derek Murphy’s Inside Danny’s Box at the cell on Monday, February 2nd at 8pm. Fun show, great cast and fab director!
Best Actress at 1st Irish Festival Awards
Honored to win Best Actress at Origin’s 1st Irish Festival Awards for The McGowan Triology by Seamus Scanlon at the cell theatre. Seen here with my husband and star of the show, Paul Nugent.
The McGowan Trilogy Nominated for 5 1st Irish Awards
That’s right, 5 nominations! Best Director – Kira Simring Best Actress – me 🙂 Best Design – our design team Best Writer – Seamus Scanlon Best Production
The McGowan Trilogy – world premier
Super thrilled to be part of this fabulous cast!
The Long Wet Grass * Artists Without Walls * The Cell
McGowan is faced with a very personal ethical dilemma in this short play based on The Long Wet Grass story from the collection As Close As You’ll Ever Be. A staged reading of a new ten minute play ‘The Long Wet Grass’ written by Seamus Scanlon and starring Paul Nugent and Anna Nugent and directed […]