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Hello and welcome to my site. A bit about me... Although I'm a dog fanatic, I often feel like a cat with nine lives - currently residing somewhere between my fifth to seventh. Of course only time can really tell. I've played, dreamt, danced, sung, inhabited roles of complicated women, directed plays, taught, travelled some, mothered, wife-d, sister-ed, celebrated wildly, grieved profoundly, fought for those I love, hid my face in the sand at times, blown my own horn other times, worked for wages, volunteered, bossed, and obeyed. I've shared the stage and screen with luminaries such as Hal Linden, Roddy McDowall, Roger Daltrey, Ben Vereen, Chita Rivera, to name a few... and I've been directed by legends such as Susan Stroman, Mike Ockrent, Woody Allen, Graciela Daniele, and Paul Gemignani. Major papers have said some really nice things about my work. I'm told if Diane Wiest, Judith Light, and Olivia Coleman had a playdate, I'd fit right in. I've been praised for my own special brew of intelligence, sophistication, and off-centered humor. Nowadays I tend to play the resolute matriarch, the imperious lady boss, the steadfast wife who does her darndest to hide unsettling truths, and in another direction the default den mother to any overly needy group. Take a look around my site, let's see where we can collaborate... my passion is in the telling of great stories.

Of note, I'm mother to two young adults with enormous gifts and numerous challenges, and thus a fierce advocate for people living with disabilities and mental health issues, and their families.

 

 SAG-AFTRA / AEA / SDC
"Lovely performance" - NEW YORK TIMES
"Compelling"
TALKIN' BROADWAY