The tabloids called her “The Dumpster Darling” for the way she was found as an infant, her torso stabbed, her hands burned with chemicals, her little body wrapped in plastic and left to die — presumably by her parents.
Emily Bett Rickards, known for her role as Felicity in CW’s Arrow, will soon be seen Off-Broadway in Zayd Dohrn’s dark comedy, Reborning. The production, set to play a limited engagement at SoHo Playhouse, marks ten years since the play was seen at the Public Theater’s Summer Play Festival.
After a critically acclaimed run in Vancouver BC, Reborning by Zayd Dohrn comes to the historic SoHo Playhouse in N.Y.C. this summer for a strictly limited engagement. This dark comedy takes an unsettling look at love, loss, trauma and the power of creation through the lens of the unusual art of reborning. The production stars Emily Bett Rickards (Arrow, Brooklyn), Paul Piaskowski (Unspeakable, The Twilight Zone), and Lori Triolo (Riverdale, The 4400) who also directs.
We sat down for a chat with actor Michael Kostroff, best known for his five seasons as gang attorney Maury Levy on HBO’s legendary series, The Wire, and for his dozens of other television appearances, including roles on The Deuce, Billions, The Blacklist, Luke Cage, Madam Secretary, Law & Order: SVU, The Good Wife, Damages, Blue Bloods and in the HBO film Wizard of Lies, starring Robert De Niro.
The National Theatre in London is one of the UK’s most prominent publicly funded arts organizations. Across three stages at it’s home on the South Bank of the Thames, the NT stages around 25 productions a year – this year these include Angels in America starring Andrew Garfield, and Network starring Bryan Cranston.
It’s hard to imagine a downtown Vancouver not teeming with development – new office buildings perpetually under construction and a skyline getting higher and higher. But when you’ve not only been in Vancouver for a couple of decades but helmed the association representing the downtown core since 1992, you’ve seen a lot of things.