Jane Houdyshell

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Matilda Bad Guy: "I Play A Damaged Girl"

    The Drama Desk had a wonderful luncheon at Sardi's on Friday, where the topic was "The Art of Storytelling." And while learning about that art, we also were lavished with some prime examples of it. One of the panelists, Bertie Carvel, plays the evil headmistress Miss Trunchbull in the dark musica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    My Biggest Career Mistakes, Part Three (A 500-Part Series)

    In '07, I was asked to be the narrator for an evening of two George Bernard Shaw one-acters, as part of Project Shaw's ongoing series, which organizer David Staller shrewdly studs with press people in key roles. I'd done this before, playing a brief part in Androcles and the Lion and didn't embarras ... More >>

  • Theater

    May 30, 2006

    Short-Form Filing

    Marathon display of the ancient art and variegated pleasures of the one-act

  • Theater

    March 28, 2006

    Getting Better

    All's Well on Broadway, where Mom Kron is prone—to delight