HTC writer/director/actor J. Richey Nash is currently performing on stage in Los Angeles in Wasatch Theatrical Ventures‘ production of the classic American play Inherit the Wind! The show, which is loosely based on the famous Scopes “Monkey” Trial of the 1920s, runs weekends thru March 16th at the Grove Theater Center in Burbank. Nash plays the role of E.K. Hornbeck, a cynical reporter documenting the trial for the fictional Baltimore Herald newspaper. For more information, visit Plays411.com.
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Nash appearing on stage in Los Angeles
HTC’s Anthony named AD of LA theater company
Congrats to HTC director Darin Anthony on being named Artistic Director of Los Angeles theater company Moving Arts! Founded in 1992, the company is dedicated to the production of original works and has produced many world, national, West Coast and Los Angeles premieres. Darin also recently directed Gideon’s Knot for the Furious Theater Company, which opened at the Pasadena Playhouse in November to rave reviews! Keep updated on Darin’s upcoming projects by visiting his website.
Hitting the Cycle to screen in Milan, Italy!
The Milano International FICTS Fest – Sport Movies & TV will screen Hitting the Cycle this weekend in Milan, Italy! Now in its 31st year, this event brings together sports-themed films and television programs from around the globe at the annual festival. HTC has been nominated for the FICTS Fest’s Special Award 2013 and is screening “in competition” this Sunday, December 8th. Stay tuned to find out if Hitting the Cycle will add yet another title to its list of festival honors. Buona fortuna, HTC!
HTC’s Gillett featured in The Dramatist mag
Jeremy Gillett, a standout performer in Hitting the Cycle, is featured in the November/December issue of The Dramatist, the official magazine of the Dramatists Guild of America! The article focuses on Gillett’s background and his full-length, one-man play entitled Black & 25 in America. HTC fans will recognize Jeremy from his role as “Juice,” the outspoken minor-league teammate of lead character “Rip.” To read the full article from The Dramatist, CLICK HERE. For more information on Jeremy’s play, visit the Black & 25 in America website.
HTC’s Henggeler appearing on CBS comedy MOM!
Hitting the Cycle‘s leading lady Courtney Henggeler recently appeared in the pilot episode of the new CBS TV show MOM! The half-hour comedy from Two and a Half Men executive producer Chuck Lorre stars Anna Faris as a newly sober single mother raising two children, and multiple Emmy Award winner Allison Janney as her critical, estranged mother. On the show, Henggeler plays the role of Claudia, and her character is set to recur in an upcoming episode on Monday, Nov. 11th at 9:30pm EST. Set your DVR now to catch Courtney on the small screen!