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…/
Hope everybody is staying well and strong during these challenging times. So grateful to be keeping the creative spirit alive with readings and rehearsals online. This past weekend, I so enjoyed playing Mrs. Webb in the spirited virtual reading of Our Town by Thornton Wilder that was live-streamed by Voice Theatre and directed by Shauna Kanter.
Excited to be kicking off the year with a staged reading this coming Monday, 1/27 of a beautiful new play by Joey Merlo called Arancini as part of Abingdon Theater Company’s Around the Table Series. Stellar cast! Directed by Taylor Haven Holt. Seating limited. Click link below for more info and tix!
What a great year of extraordinary projects, inspired stories and brilliant collaborators! I feel truly blessed. Happy Holidays!
A wonderful experiencing workshopping Brume at Theater Lab with this brilliant creative team. Pictured below from L to R: Maureen Hahner (director), Sylvia Peto (playwright), Annemette Andersen, Irene Glezos, Robert McKay and Kerry Malloy.
Next up, a workshop of Brume by Sylvia Pieto on October 29th at 4 pm. A fascinating new drama directed by Maureen Payne-Hahner. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What a great week of performances! A truly stunning ensemble. Pictured here with Kerry Malloy in the one act Perfect Weather by Eric Fallen. Directed by Clark Morgan. We are running through next weekend. Use code FRIENDS for discount.
Very excited to be taking part in American Fables, a series of short one acts by Eric Fallen, directed by the wonderful Clark Morgan. Fascinating stories and a stunning ensemble of actors! Opens Thursday.
Oct 10 – 20
HERE Arts Center
145 6th Ave, New York, NY
Just back from amazing week in Woodstock workshopping Legacy, written and directed by Shauna Kanter, about a group of Jewish artists in Berlin in 1939. More to come in NYC!
September, 2019 Great time on set shooting writer/director Sean O’Connor’s Summer of 70 on the Jersey shore pictured here with actor Ari Blinder!
July, 2019 Screened our short film Air at The Studio iPhone Film Festival at the SVA Theatre. Had so much fun working with these dynamic and multi-talented filmmakers!
June, 2019 Preparing to shoot a fascinating psychological thriller called Delusional playing Dr. Margaret Collins with the amazing Anais Almonte, Leon Pinkney, Olgierd Minkiewicz and Terria Joseph. Directed by Joe Ariola. 2Guns Productions.
June, 2019 Had the best time shooting our proof of concept for Park Slope Moms with Alexandra Foucard (creator), Zillah Glory and Dina Drew Duva. Directed by Annetta Marion.
May, 2019 Workshopping a powerful new family drama by Myra Slotnick called The Shadow Child directed by Austin Pendleton and produced by Playhouse Creatures Theater Company at Theater for the New City. The amazing cast includes Joseph Rodriguez, Patricia Randell, Ruby Wolf, Doug Plaut, Jenna Krasowski, Vance Barton, Sean Fosse, and Laurence Cantor.
December, 2018 An inspiring time at NYWIFT’s Muse Awards pictured here with some of our Park Slope Mom the Series team! From left: Actress Zillah Glory, Volga Calderon of Bite the Hand Productions, creator/executive producer/writer/actor Alexandra Foucard and actor/associate producer Irene Glezos.
Wrapped shooting on Sunday for film short Miles Brando Is A Crybaby directed by Russell Katz and produced by Andrew Galanter! Wonderful cast and crew with Martin Herlihy and Anthony Oberbey.
October 2018 During curtain call of our closing matinee of The Rose Tattoo, some surprise flowers were delivered! Images by Lisa LLC (@birdddog1 on Insta) was photographing the show and caught the moment. Directed by Dana Greenfield. Pictured here with Vance Barton and Laurence Cantor. What a great time!
September 2018 Playing Serafina in The Rose Tattoo with Vance Barton as Mangiacavallo for the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival in September directed by Dana Greenfield! For tix: http://twptown.org/the-rose-tattoo-2018
April 2018 Back in NYC in pre-production for Park Slope Moms, a comedy series about moms in Park Slope, playing Nina Stansfield with Alexandra Foucard, Monica Wyche and Zillah Glory. Directed by Annetta Marion.
March 2018 Had the best time in New Orleans returning to Southern Rep, this time playing Clare in Tennessee Williams’ The Two Character Play with Joseph W. Rodriguez playing Felice.
July 2017 Tennessee Williams wrote: “Make voyages. Attempt them. There’s nothing else!” What an amazing voyage it was in Playhouse Creatures’ production of Tennessee Williams’ The Two Character Play directed by Austin Pendleton at the Duo Multicultural Center with Joseph W. Rodriguez playing Felice. Huffington Post Review by Jed Ryan.
Nominated Best Actress by the Big Easy Entertainment Awards for her portrayal of Lady in Tennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending at Southern Rep in New Orleans directed by Jef Hall-Flavin.
Just wrapped shooting on a SAG indie film called Vessel co-written and co-directed by Jack Dilday and Johan Aidt. With Jack Dilday and David Newer. Had the best time shooting in the Catskills! Can’t wait to see the rough cut. A phenomenal filmmaking team!
Had such fun working with Monica Wyche, Jonathan Strait and Kristie Larson on a short film called Sister Comma Frances. So impressed with director Rebecca Fay O’Neill and the whole team!
I reprised the role of Lady in Tennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending in New York City at the Theatre at St. Johns Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher Street, pictured here with director Austin Pendleton.
Fellow Greek Olympia Dukakis played Lady in another production of Orpheus Descending that Austin directed 40 years ago in Williamstown. How lovely to see her in the front row closing night.
“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 essence of her character in its many details with magnificent nuance.”
“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.”
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