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Juan Antonio

Congratulations to Juan Antonio, Class of 2012, on Joining the Cast of Empire

Juan AntonioWhile Jamal (Jussie Smollett) did get shot in Empire’s penultimate episode last season, at least he’s gaining a super attractive new love interest at the beginning of season 3.

EW can exclusively reveal that actor Juan Antonio (Murder in the First) will play Philip, a military vet, who runs a PTSD support group Jamal attends. Says Smollett, “It’s someone that for the first time, gives no f—s about his fame. Could not care less and…Read More…

Collective

The Collective NY’s 4th Annual 10 Minute Play Festival Returns!

The Collective NY‘s 4th Annual 10 Minute Play Festival Returns with 10 Original Plays. September 14 – 25, 2016.

The Collective was started by studio graduates years ago and has continued to be a home for actors, writers and directors. These graduates include their founding members Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Robert Z Grant, Mike Houston, Victoria Dicce and many more in their ensemble. Unlike many companies that have short lives, the Collective has thrived – producing several shows over the years and receiving critical acclaim for their work. Most importantly, they have made theater not only worth watching, but also affordable with their NO EMPTY SEATS campaign.

Follow the link below for details on how to get tickets: 
http://www.thecollective-ny.org/4th-annual-collective10-4

Eden Espinosa

Eden Espinosa Will Be Evita in September

Eden Espinosa HS

Eden Espinosa

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center will launch its 2016-17 season September 9-18 with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Evita, created in collaboration with the Franklin-based Studio Tenn Theatre Company.

Eden Espinosa, who has been seen on Broadway in Brooklyn and Wicked, will star in the title role with Ben Crawford as Che.

Evita, which premiered as a two-LP recording starring Julie Covington (Eva) and Colm Wilkinson (Che), features a score by Lloyd Webber (music) and Rice (lyrics). Hal Prince staged both the original London and New York productions of the musical, which made stars of Elaine Paige (in London) and Mandy Patinkin and Patti LuPone (on Broadway). The score…Read More…

Mike Houston

Mike Houston Is On Guard Duty in Netflix’s ‘Orange Is the New Black’ – Season 4

Mike HoustonIf you’re reading this, then I already know that you won’t be getting much sleep this weekend. On June 17th (somewhere supposedly around 3am ET), Season 4 of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black drops.

Enter the new guard, Lee Dixon, played by actor Mike Houston. Immediately upon looking at Mike’s picture with the hat, I fell head over heels. I know – it’s hard to believe that I think Mike is adorable since he is the total opposite of my twink preference, but just look at…Read More…

Robert Knepper

Robert Knepper Joins Cast of ‘Twin Peaks’

robert-knepper2I have learned that Robert Knepper has joined the cast of David Lynch’s upcoming new installment of his groundbreaking 1990 mystery series. The project has been shrouded with secrecy, so noone is commenting but I hear Knepper has been tapped for a recurring role on the new season for Showtime alongside fellow new addition Amanda Seyfried.

The only actor officially confirmed for the new Twin Peaks is…Read More…

Margarita Levieva

Margarita Levieva To Star In HBO Drama Pilot ‘The Deuce’

Margarita in DeuceMargarita Levieva (Revenge) has landed a co-lead opposite James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal in David Simon’s HBO drama pilot The Deuce. Also cast in the project, a narrative set in the Times Square demimonde of the 1970s and ’80s, areLawrence Gilliard Jr. (The Walking Dead) and Dominique Fishback (HBO’s Show Me a Hero).

The Deuce follows the story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York, exploring the rough-and-tumble world that existed in midtown Manhattan until the rise of HIV, the violence of the cocaine epidemic and…Read More…