Lainie Kazan

The Colony Theatre Company

The Towne Street Theatre

Theatre 40

Marilyn Fox

Leesa Freed

Shirle Gottlieb

Dawn Grabowski

Christina Hart

Velina Hasu Houston

Garry Kluger

Barbara Masters

Michael & Carol Kiernan Convey


Marilyn Fox is the Artistic Director of Pacific Resident Theatre where she most recently directed Fata Morgana. As an actress, she played Lady Torrance in Orpheus Descending at PRT, for which she won the Best Actress Award from the LADCC. Other roles include Bessie Berger in Awake and Sing! at the Pittsburgh Public Theatre and at the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Esther Franz in Arthur Millerís The Price at the Laguna Playhouse (Robbie Award). She also appeared at PRT in Molnarís The Swan (Garland Award and LA Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) nomination for Performance). She appeared both in PRTís productions of Ivanov and The Quick-Change Room, the latter moving from Los Angeles to Off-Broadway (LADCC and Garland Awards).

She was nominated by the LADCC for Best Direction of both Golden Boy and Playboy of the Western World. She won the LADCC Award for Best Performance for her role as Bessie Berger in Awake and Sing! at the Odyssey Theatre, and the LADCC Award for Direction for the PRT production of Ondine. Marilyn directed The Seagull at the Powerhouse Theatre, The Glass Menagerie at the Laguna Playhouse and was Associate Director for The Visit at PRT. As an actress, she has appeared locally at South Coast Repertory, the Westwood Playhouse and the Odyssey. Other favorite performances include Three Sisters, Mother’s Day, The Beggar’s Opera, and Camino Real.

On TV, she has been seen on Judging Amy, Partners, Picket Fences, Down the Shore, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and many more. She is the recipient of the LA Weekly Career Achievement Award in 2004.