If you're reading this, chances are, you are already a supporter of the arts. If you are able to make a donation now, amazing! If not, we get it. We thank you for the support you've shown and will, no doubt, show again. Learn more about Keeping Live Theatre Alive here. Thanks to Dan Lauria, Michael D. Jones,, Jeremy Fletcher & Sam McMurray.
Best known for his portrayal of Jack Arnold in The Wonder Years, Dan Lauria has appeared on stage at Laguna Playhouse in Love Letters and Tesla. In 2010, Dan stared as Vince Lombardi in Broadway's production of Lombardi, with sportswriter Jim Hague commenting, “Lauria truly becomes Vince Lombardi.” Dan was back on Broadway in 2012 with A Christmas Story: The Musical. Lauria has appeared as a guest star in over seventy television episodic programs and more than twenty Movie of the Week productions, plus a score of motion picture credits. A great promoter of new plays, Dan does not do plays written by old dead white guys.
Stacy Keach is best known for his most prominent role was as Mickey Spillane's fictional detective Mike Hammer, which he played in numerous stand-alone television films and at least three television series throughout the 1980s and 1990s. The role earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination in 1984. He has appeared as the lead in films such as Fat City and The Ninth Configuration. Other notable roles include Ken, the father of comedian Christopher Titus in the FOX sitcom Titus, and as Sergeant Stedenko in Cheech & Chong's films Up in Smoke and Nice Dreams. Keach won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for the television miniseries Hemingway, and is an inductee of the Theatre Hall of Fame and was honored with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. Off-Broadway, Keach played the title role in MacBird!, and later starred alongside Morgan Freeman in his acting debut. Keach first appeared on Broadway in 1969 as Buffalo Bill in Indians by Arthur Kopit.
Danica McKellar is an actress, mathematics writer, and education advocate. She played Winnie Cooper in the television series The Wonder Years from 1988–1993, and since 2010 has voiced Miss Martian in the animated superhero series Young Justice. In 2015, McKellar was cast in the Netflix original series Project Mc2. She appears in several television films for Hallmark Channel. She is the current voice of Judy Jetson from The Jetsons since 2017 following Janet Waldo's death in 2016. In addition to her acting work, McKellar has written six non-fiction books, all dealing with mathematics: Math Doesn't Suck, Kiss My Math, Hot X: Algebra Exposed, Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape, which encourage middle-school and high-school girls to have confidence and succeed in mathematics, Goodnight, Numbers, and Do Not Open This Math Book.
Tucker Smallwood is an American actor, author and vocalist. His films include The Cotton Club, Contact, Deep Impact, Larry David's Sour Grapes, Traffic, The One, Quigley, Spectres and Embers. On television, he has been a regular and made guest appearances on many series, including Space: Above and Beyond, Millennium, Babylon 5, The X-Files, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld, Murphy Brown, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise, Friends and The Sarah Silverman Program. He is the vocalist in the blues band Incarnation led by bassist Jerry Jemmott. He is the author of Return To Eden, anthology of 33 personal essays describing his tour of duty in the Vietnam War, his life as performer and his return to Vietnam in 2004.
Priscilla Lopez is perhaps best known for creating the role of Diana Morales in A Chorus Line, for which she won her first Tony for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. She won her second Tony in 1980’s A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine. She has had the distinction of appearing in two Broadway landmarks: one of its greatest hits, the highly acclaimed, long-running A Chorus Line, and, as a teenager, in one of its biggest flops, the infamous musical version of Breakfast at Tiffany's. Lopez achieved critical and popular success in Stephen Sondheim's Company, followed by the hit Pippin, in which she also starred as Berthe in the revival. From 2008 to 2011, Lopez appeared as Camilla in the Broadway production of In the Heights.
Chris Sullivan currently stars as Toby on the NBC drama This Is Us. For this role, Sullivan was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2019. He first gained attention for his portrayal of Tom Cleary on the Cinemax drama The Knick. He also played Taserface in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Benny Hammond in Stranger Things. Much of Sullivan's early stage experience came in Chicago, where he received improv training at the iO Theater. This includes Defending the Caveman at the Lakeshore Theater and The Ballad of Emmett Till at the Goodman Theatre. On Broadway, Sullivan was part of the original cast of Lombardi, and the long-running revival of Chicago. His Film and TV credits include the 2008 Sundance Film Festival nominated movie North Starr, The Normal Heart, The Drop, A Gifted Man, Elementary, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and The Americans. Fans might also recognize Sullivan’s voice as the camel in the popular "Hump Day" ad by the American auto insurance company GEICO.
Bruce Davison is well known for his starring role as Willard Stiles in the cult horror film Willard and his Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning performance in Longtime Companion, and as Thomas Semmes in the HBO original movie Vendetta. Davison made his Broadway debut in Tiger at the Gates in 1968. He also appeared as John Merrick in The Elephant Man, and starred in The Glass Menagerie with Jessica Tandy. Davison also starred in the Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival production of King Richard III. Additional Off-Broadway credits include Love Letters, The Cocktail Hour and Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive. He also played the role of Ruby in the 1985 comedy Spies Like Us, starring Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase. He is familiar to movie audiences from his roles in Runaway Jury, Apt Pupil, and his role in the X-Men movie franchise as Senator Robert Kelly.
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We all have an important role to play in supporting the theaters and artists whose livelihoods have been imperiled by the shuttering of theaters during the Covid crisis. Seven Devils is grateful to Dan Lauria, Michael D. Jones, Jeremy Fletcher and all the tremendously talented artists who contributed their time and talent to this project aimed at Keeping Live Theatre Alive! We look forward to gathering in the theater soon to celebrate, laugh, cry, love and imagine together again!
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