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Mississippi Mud Productions our made in the USA theatre and film company working with artists from around the world, is kicking butt in 2016!

SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN - August 13th @7:30pm!

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JEN DANBY (Sharon Tate) Sharon in CHARLIE AND SHARON, Sharon Tate in the film for New Media, SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN SUPER 8, based on her play version. With Mud: Michelle Pfeiffer in CALIFORNIA GIRL: BEING MICHELLE PFEIFFER, her original solo piece; Sharon in SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN in New York, Lido Beach, Key West, Daytona Beach, Miami and Los Angeles for four appearances; Nina in SEAGULL69, Maggie in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Jane in VIEUX CARRÉ, Marilyn Monroe in her original solo piece THE BLONDE BOMBSHELL PROJECT, Catharine in SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER, Vivien in the solo piece VIVIEN LEIGH: THE LAST PRESS CONFERENCE, Helena in LUST, all under Austin Pendleton’s direction; Blanche Dubois, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Mud Actors Lab (dir. Mr. Pendleton) and The Cherry Pit (co-directors Brian Lady and Mr. Pendleton), Vivien in ORSON’S SHADOW (dir. Lauren Reinhard) and Blanche DuBois for a charity staged reading of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE with Geoffrey Owens as Stanley Kowalski, directed by Peter Zinn, produced by Mississippi Mud as a fundraising event for the Martin Luther King Center in Long Beach NY. Select stage: HEDDA GABLER; VALPARAISO; THE RIMERS OF ELDRITCH (dir. Amy Wright, HB Studio). Film/TV/New Media: The Wooster Group “Dailies” as Paula in PAULA and BAD PICTURES opposite Jim Fletcher (GATZ); TRUE HOLLYWOOD SITTER; RUN #3, ALL MY CHILDREN, LOVE MONKEY. Directing: VIEUX CARRÉ, MOONY”S KID DON’T CRY, WHAT OF THE NIGHT?. Founder & Artistic Director of Mississippi Mud and Founder of This American Blonde Actress™ as actress, director, producer, teacher/acting coach. Ken Park Talent 212.566.8672 kenparkmgmt@aol.com. AEA, SAG-AFTRA.

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DANIEL DELANO (Charles Manson) A scholarship graduate of the Stella Adler Conservatory, Daniel Delano has performed in dozens of leading and supporting off-off Broadway roles. At the 13th Street Rep he appeared in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, KKK RECRUITER, and SURVIVAL SKILLS and at the Workshop Theater he performed as Gail in OUR LADY OF 121st STREET. His television appearances include principal roles on REDRUM and I'D KILL FOR YOU. He is currently working on several short films and indie features: GIRL ON THE LEDGE, WOLF TICKETS, and GRETE AND THE HATCHLING. Daniel will be seen on the television series THE MIND OF A MURDERER as Scott King premiering May - June of 2016 on the I.D. Discovery Network. Daniel is represented by American Talent Management. www.danieldelano.net


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Mississippi Mud Productions is a Made in the USA theatre and film company, working with artists from around the world. Mississippi Mud Productions is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit 501(c)(3).

Artistic director Jen Danby started acting at the age of 5. She says "Acting is just in your blood. You know if it is calling you and Mississippi Mud was born with actors who wanted to play. When Mud was christened on Thanskgiving Day 2009, a core reason for the name was the Southern folklore that the Mississippi River came to be because when the world was made there was all this extra water and it became the Mississippi. For me, this is the American Dream in the Mud."

As Dennis Hopper told James Dean on the set of GIANT, "Don't pretend to drink the coffee. Drink it!" Do. That's what Mud is, a space to Do, in work, laboratory, gym, ensemble. And that's Giant.

And as Lord Byron says in Tennessee Williams' Camino Real, "Make voyages! Attempt them...there's nothing else."