Reviews

 

 

  

Nominated Outstanding
Leading Actress
Connecticut Critics Circle

 

 

“The fiery Irene Glezos blazes with intensity, a warrior who throws away her shield so we can see the nakedness beneath.”
~ David A. Rosenberg for Connecticut Critics Circle

“Irene Glezos’ strong performance stays glowingly in one’s mind long after the theoretical curtain falls.”
~ Irene Backalenick for Back Stage

“Would you like to see what may arguably be the best performance by an actress in this Connecticut Theatre season? It’s riveting, engaging, delightful theatre, all in all, a bravura performance that should not be missed.”
~ Geary Danihy for The Westport News

 

 

 

  

Nominated Best Actress
Big Easy Entertainment
Awards 2017

“Irene Glezos delivers a lovely, stirring performance as Lady in Austin Pendleton’s staging of Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece Orpheus Descending. A force of nature, Lady says and does things almost in spite of herself. A prisoner of her childlike sincerity, she is at once witty, ironic, funny, melodramatic, all almost without intending to be, as though an inner engine which she can’t really control is driving her. Ms. Glezos captures this essenceof her character in its many details with magnificent nuance.”
~  Dmitry Zvonkov for stageandcinema.com

“Leading the production as Lady Torrance, the Sicilian immigrant wife of the owner of a dry goods store, Glezos captivates the audience. She deftly conveys every layer of sorrow and anguish that envelops Lady, crafting a character whose pain is as rich as Williams’ elevated, dramatic language.”
~ David Clarke for Out.com

“Glezos is one of the most virtuosic actors I’ve ever seen, and her performance as Serafina allowed these talents to be on full display.”
~ Bess Rowen for Medium.com

 

 

Latest

September, 2021

Had the pleasure of playing Pip in Chapter 40 of Moby Dick keeping the tradition alive and well at Canio’s Cultural Cafe in Sag Harbor of reading ALL of Moby Dick in a marathon weekend each  year.  We followed the astonishing Laurie Anderson who accompanied herself on various instruments creating a most gorgeous soundscape!

August, 2021

Had the best time shooting a role on an HBO MAX show (not allowed to say what but stay tuned!!!).

Pic below after rehearsal for HEISENBERG with Albert Insinnia and Austin Pendleton.

July, 2021

What a great shoot this week playing mob boss mom Belle on Future Lexicon Productions’ Tony’s Auto Repair, directed by Jordan Parrot and Johan Anderson.  Dream cast included Amadeo Fusca, Yoni Lotan and Carl Ellis Grant.  Dream crew, too!  

June 25, 2021

CAN YOU SEE OUR EXCITEMENT to be back in front of a LIVE AUDIENCE at the John Drew Theatre at Guild Hall in East Hampton in A PERFECT GANESH by the late great Terrence McNally.  Directed by Amanda Kate Joshi.  Presented by Josh Gladstone.  Fantastic direction and cast.  With Shalin Agarwal, Will Porter and Lue McWilliams.  

June 18, 2021

What a great night!  Attended the opening of a psychothriller feature I was in called DELUSIONAL shot just before the pandemic hit.  Congratulations to the amazing cast and crew on its completion and especially Anais Almonte and Joe Ariola and 2Guns Productions!  With Anais Almonte, Leon Pinkney and Olgierd Minciewicz.


 

June 11, 2021

So much fun last night inaugurating the summer season at the John Drew outdoor stage in East Hampton with “So It Goes,” a compilation of love letters recently discovered between Kurt Vonnegut and his first wife!  So happy to be performing LIVE again!  

 

October, 2020

Last year, I was part of an acclaimed run of Eric Fallen’s American Fables at Here Arts Center directed by Clark Morgan.  On October 9, we will be doing it on Zoom.  Presented byThe Dramatists Guild of America, directed by Clark Morgan, and featuring these amazing actors, click the Eventbrite link below to register and join us!

 

August, 2020

I am so excited to be doing a LIVE staged reading of Simon Stephens’ HEISENBERG with Albert Insinnia that’s being directed by Austin Pendleton as a benefit for Guild Hall in East Hampton on Sunday, August 23 at 8 pm! It will be outside and socially distanced for sure but WOW! Working on this play with Albert and Austin remotely helped me get through quarantine. So excited to be able to share it alive and aloud thanks to Kate Mueth and Josh Gladstone. Tickets available at: https://www.guildhall.org/…/play-in-the-backyard-heisenber…/

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