Julie Halston "The Queen of Readings... will READ"
Part of an 8-week series presented by TWEED TheaterWorks, Kevin Malony Artistic Director
Julie Halston will be reading from the inimitable Joan Crawford opus "My Way of Life", The New York Times wedding announcements section, and from articles that appeared in several beauty magazines.
Julie Halston is one of the theatre's busiest and most well-known actresses. She most recently performed in the Tony-Award winning Broadway musical Anything Goes appearing as the hilarious Evangeline Harcourt.
Last season she received a Drama Desk Nomination for her acclaimed performance in Charles Busch's smash hit play, "The Divine Sister".
Her range and resume includes Broadway musicals such as "Gypsy", "Hairspray", "The Boys from Syracuse" and "Anything Goes" as well as hit revivals such as "On the Twentieth Century" (co-starring Anne Heche and Alec Baldwin), "The Women" and "The Butter and Egg Man".
Primarily known as a comedic actress, she nonetheless has garnered kudos for her work in the plays "The Vagina Monologues"; "Love, Loss, and What I Wore"; and "Olive and The Bitter Herbs".
Miss Halston is a three-time Drama Desk Nominee, a two-time Outer Critics Nominee and a two-time Drama League Nominee.
Her theatrical life originated when she and renowned playwright, Charles Busch, helped found the now legendary Off-Broadway company, Theatre-in-Limbo, where she co-starred with Mr. Busch in many of the productions, including "Vampire Lesbians of Sodom", "Red Scare on Sunset", "The Lady in Question", and "Shanghai Moon". Both she and Mr. Busch were among the first recipients to receive the designation "Legend of Off-Broadway" from the Off- Broadway Theatre Alliance and an Excellence in the Theatre Award from Abingdon Theatre Company.
In addition to her prestigious theatrical career, she is known to television audiences as Bitsy Von Muffling on "Sex and The City," Tina Carmello on "The Class," and Antigone Carruthers on the updated PBS children's show, "The Electric Company." Miss Halston is also known for her award-winning comedic solo shows which she has performed all over the country.
Photo Credit: David Rogers
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