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Calendar Events / Announcements '10 I / Happy Birthday to LdyAnne
« on: February 27, 2010, 09:21:15 PM »
Happy Birthday
LdyAnne!

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SHADOWGRAM
The Official Dark Shadows News Updates Yahoo Group
Marcy Robin's Cyberspace "Dark Shadows" News Updates

An Official Internet Publication of SHADOWGRAM - The Official "Dark Shadows" Published Newsletters

http://movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/ShadowGram/
ShadowGram@aol.com

Number 212. February 24, 2010.

Hello, Dark Shadows Fan,

ShadowGram (SG), The Official Newsletter & News Source for Dark Shadows (DS), announces the following breaking news in this Online News Update "bulletin."

---- UPCOMING ONSTAGE PERFORMANCES BY DS ACTORS:

MARIE WALLACE MARCH 1-14
MARSHA MASON MARCH 23 MAY 1
DONNA McKECHNIE APRIL 9/10
DAVID SELBY MAY 9-10
JERRY LACY & His Wife, Actress JULIA DUFFY MAY 13

NOTE: Fans attending any of these performances are invited and encouraged to please send their photos, reports, program books, local publicity, media articles and reviews, and similar material to SG's postal- or e- mail addresses at the end of this Update.

In this way, fans who cannot attend can share the event through your experience. A complementary Contributor's Copy of the published ShadowGram print issue The Official Dark Shadows Newsletter & News Source is given for major contributions of information. Thank you!

**** MARIE WALLACE IN "WHERE'S SHEILA?"

SG Online Update #211 shared news from Marie (Eve, Mad Jenny, Megan Todd) that she appears as "Lois" in the new play "Where's Sheila?"

Performances are Mar. 1-14 at the TADA Theatre, 15 W. 28th St, 2nd Floor. NYC 10001 located between Broadway and 5th Ave. Shows are Thurs. and Sat. evenings plus Sun. afternoons. Tickets are $18 adults, $12 student/seniors.

For information or tickets: (800) 838-3006 or www.eatheatre.org or www.emergingartiststheatre.org.

The play is part of the Spring EATFest event for the Emerging Artists Theater (EAT). Marie has worked with the group for quite some time and starred in their play "The Chiselers" a year ago. Publicity: "EAT provides a dynamic home for playwrights and artists to develop their work from an idea to fully realized production."

**** MARSHA MASON IN "I NEVER SANG FOR MY FATHER"

Marsha (Vampire Girl Audrey) stars in "I Never Sang for My Father," a classic drama about a man trying to come to terms with himself, his aging parents, and his lifelong relationship with his father.

Previews begin 3-23 and the play opens 4-4, running to 5-1. The production is staged off-Broadway at the 99-seat Clurman Theatre is at 410 W. 42nd St., NYC 10036. 212-279-4200.

**** DONNA McKECHNIE IN HER ONE-WOMAN SHOW

Donna (Olivia Corey, Amanda Harris) will perform her 1-woman show as part of "The Broadway Series," a new dinner theater series of programs "dedicated to the memory of the Broadway veteran Thommie Walsh." (Publicity)

On 4-9/10, she will present her show "about life onstage and off" at the Springside Inn in Auburn, NY. The $85 ticket price includes a full dinner (choice of entree), dessert, tax, tip and performance. There is a pre-performance reception before dinner is served.

The Springside Inn is located at 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn, NY 13021. (315) 252-7247. Auburn is southwest of Syracuse "at the north end of Owasco Lake."
http://www.springsideinn.com/broadwayshows.html

**** DAVID SELBY IN STORY-TELLING PROGRAM

David (Quentin) will appear in the closing show of the season at the "Speaking of Stories" program series.

David's wife Chip just told SG he will be in Santa Barbara, CA, May 9-10. Publicity: This "Celebration of Stories" is a "cornucopia of great stories by great authors," and features "the SoS debut of film and stage veteran David Selby, the return of Pamela and Bradford Dillman as well as a special appearance by T.C. Boyle, reading from his newest book."
Chip explains David is 1 of "4 actors performing, each reading a short story. We have been to this ourselves, and it is very well done."

The location is Center Stage Theater, 751 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara CA 93101.

Purchase tickets at the Box Office (805) 963-0408. Website: centerstagetheater.org For information: 805) 966-3875 or visit: info@speakingofstories.org

**** JERRY LACY & WIFE JULIA DUFFY IN "LOVE LETTERS" BENEFIT

Jerry (Tony Peterson, Rev. Trask, Lamar Trask, Gregory Trask) tells SG "Julie and I will be doing a reading of the play `Love Letters' in Pensacola, FL as a fundraiser for a new theatre there."

The 1-night-only benefit on 5-13 is for the new Shakespeare Theatre and includes a catered dinner and the performance.

Theatre announcement: "Our first fundraiser...is going to be quite exciting. We're `bringing Hollywood to Pensacola' by having 7-time Emmy Award nominee Julia Duffy, star of NEWHART and DESIGNING WOMEN, and her husband Jerry Lacy, from DARK SHADOWS, LOVE OF LIFE, and PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM (Broadway and film) to perform LOVE LETTERS." The play is "A.R. Gurney's wry and poignant story of a fifty-year relationship told through their correspondence."

The event is at the "beautiful new" Sanders Beach Corinne Jones Community Center, 913 South St., Pensacola, FL 32591.

For more information or to purchase tickets: 850.439.2289. info@pensacolashakespeare.org

**** Again, SG welcomes fans to share these special performances with SG readers through your photos, reports, media coverage, program books, etc. Occasions such as these let you support the DS people throughout their careers and in a variety of roles and preodctions, each showcasing the range of their their talents.

Please also send - at any time any mentions you may find about the DS personnel and their projects, the new DS film, DS merchandise, or other DS-related news/references. Please send these to the SG addresses below.

You will be named as a Contributor in upcoming print issues. You also may receive a complimentary Contributor's Copy for major donations of information, funds, postage stamps, supplies, publicity, assistance, etc.

--- The next print issue newsletter, SG #117, is underway and will expand on the above news items and much more, plus remember the DS acting and production people we recently have lost. The issue, subsequent SGs, and future SG Online Updates also will cover all the latest DS-related news, including official developments for the "Shadows in the Sun" convention in Burbank (Los Angeles) July 16-18. For more about the Fest, please see recent SG Updates Update #208 and prior posts to the SG YahooGroup.

**** Subscription information for the ShadowGram Newsletter print issues follows. When your order arrives, I will mail you the current SG #115-#116 Double Issue newsletter to begin / renew your subscription. SG #117 and subsequent issues will be sent to you and all postal-mail subscribers as they are published.

**** This Update is posted to the ShadowGram YahooGroup and dispersed by interested fans to various lists, boards, websites, groups, in personal emails, and other online/print communications.

You can join the actual SG YahooGroup easily at no cost by going to: http://movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/ShadowGram/

You can read past SG Updates once you're a member of the group by clicking on the "Messages" tab.

If you'd like more information on how to become a SG YahooGroup member, or an invitation to join the group, please e-mail Marcy Robin at shadowgram1@yahoo.com

Thank you.

Marcy Robin
ShadowGram Editor / Publisher
P.O. Box 1766
Temple City, CA 91780-7766

Official ShadowGram Website: www.ShadowGram.com

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Current Talk '10 I / EW's List of Soaps Loved and Lost
« on: February 12, 2010, 05:59:56 PM »
From December, 2009.  Better late than never?

13 Soap Operas We've Loved, Lost

I'll forgive Entertainment Weekly for its use of the c-word since they again used the photo of Liz, Roger and Vicki instead of a stock pic of Barnabas, and for the comparison to Lost, too.

[Hmm, I didn't know "DiNozzo" (Michael Weatherly) was on Loving.]

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SHADOWGRAM
The Official Dark Shadows News Updates Yahoo Group
Marcy Robin's Cyberspace "Dark Shadows" News Updates

An Official Internet Publication of SHADOWGRAM - The Official "Dark Shadows" Published Newsletters

http://movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/ShadowGram/

ShadowGram@aol.com


Number 211. February 6, 2010.


Hello, Dark Shadows Fan,

ShadowGram (SG), The Official Newsletter & News Source for Dark Shadows (DS), announces the following breaking news in this Online News Update "bulletin."

--- MARIE WALLACE:
NEW PLAY (NYC March 1-14) & STAGED READING REPORT
--- **** SG PREMIERE ANNOUNCEMENTS:
2010 DS FESTIVAL "DARK SHADOWS IN THE SUN" CONVENTION:
-EXPECTED GUESTS
-ANTICIPATING A SPECIAL EVENT
-HOTEL SLEEPING ROOMS UPDATE

**** MARIE WALLACE
REPORTS: STAGED READING
UPDATES: NEW PLAY

In SG Updates #209 and #210, Marie (Eve, Mad Jenny, Megan Todd)invited NYC-area fans to her 2-2 staged reading of "War Wounds." She reports there was a full house audience and it "went great."

She now updates her next acting project. She portrays "Lois" in "Where's Sheila?", a new play in the Series C part of the 2010 Spring EATfest at the TADA! Theatre, 15 W. 28th St., 2nd Floor, NYC 10001. www.eatheatre.org

The theatre is located between Broadway and 5th Ave. and the production runs 3-1/14. Shows are Thurs. and Sat. evenings plus Sun. afternoons. Tickets are $18 adults. $12 student/seniors.

EATfest showcases new playwrights and artists, presenting works in progress for audience response and feedback. Marie and DS fans who attended enjoyed her role in "The Chiselers" as part of last year's EATfest (see SG #114 and SG #115-#116).

Marie hopes DS fans will come see her onstage next month. She shares more of her news in the upcoming SG #117 print issue she's been busy!

Her official website is www.mariewallace.com

**** UPDATE: 2010 DS FESTIVAL "DS IN THE SUN" CONVENTION

Since last September, SG Updates have premiere-announced and updated our 2010 "Cast Reunion & Fan Convention" event.

2010 DS FESTIVAL CONVENTION:
`DARK SHADOWS IN THE SUN"
JULY 16-18, 2010 BURBANK, CALIFORNIA

We return to the newly-remodeled Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, California 91505. 1-818-843-6000.

---- SG PREMIERE ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Among the special guests will be Jonathan Frid, David Selby, Lara Parker, John Karlen, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Jerry Lacy, Marie Wallace, Kathleen Cody, and others.

An extra-special pre-convention event will be held the afternoon of Fri., 7-16. Out-of-town fans planning to attend the Fest are encouraged to arrive on Thurs., 7-15 if possible. SG will announce details shortly in the new SG #117 print issue and in the SG YahooGroup Updates.

SG tells fans "there still are plenty of discounted hotel sleeping rooms for the Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights" available for reservation at the special reduced rate of $129 (+ tax) per night. When making your reservation, you must mention "Dark Shadows" to receive this rate. It is strongly recommended that fans make their hotel arrangements well in advance.

Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center Hotel 1-818-843-6000 (Ask for Reservations Department).

Fans seeking possible rooommates to share hotel room expenses can contact Pam Jarman, Fest Roommate Coordinator. She can not assist with room reservations or travel arrangements. Email: pljarman@hotmailcom or send a SASE (Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope) to: Pam Jarman, P.O. Box 45674, Los Angeles, CA 90045.

SG soon will announce membership rates and other information. The upcoming SG #117 print issue will have details about our guests, programming, and other plans for the annual convention. SG Online Updates to the SG YahooGroup also will have news.

Thank you.

Marcy Robin
ShadowGram Editor / Publisher
P.O. Box 1766
Temple City, CA 91780-7766

Shadowgram1@yahoo.com

Official ShadowGram Website: www.ShadowGram.com

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Calendar Events / Announcements '10 I / Happy Birthday to Sunny_Collins!
« on: February 06, 2010, 08:25:18 PM »
Happy Birthday
Sunny Collins!


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Calendar Events / Announcements '10 I / Happy Birthday, fridfreak!
« on: February 05, 2010, 06:11:48 PM »
Happy Birthday
fridfreak!


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Calendar Events / Announcements '10 I / Happy Birthday to Bette!
« on: February 04, 2010, 05:20:30 PM »
  Happy Birthday 
Bette!

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Julianna McCarthy did a marvelous turn in last night's NCIS: LA episode "LD50" as a retired microbiologist with Alzheimer's.

The full episode can currently be seen here.

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SHADOWGRAM
The Official Dark Shadows News Updates Yahoo Group
Marcy Robin's Cyberspace "Dark Shadows" News Updates

An Official Internet Publication of SHADOWGRAM - The Official "Dark Shadows" Published Newsletters


Number 209. January 30, 2010.


Hello, Dark Shadows Fan,

ShadowGram (SG), The Official Newsletter & News Source for Dark Shadows (DS), announces the following breaking news in this Online News Update "bulletin."

--- MARIE WALLACE IN STAGED READING
--- LISA RICHARDS IN PERFORMANCE OF PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING PLAY
--- SPECIAL PRICE FOR "THE DARK SHADOWS CONCORDANCE 1897" Volume 1

**** MARIE WALLACE'S STAGED READING

Marie (Eve, Mad Jenny, Megan Todd) invites all NYC-area fans to attend an upcoming performance. She says:

"Hi, New York Dark Shadows Fans,
I'll be doing a staged reading in the city - one night only - and if you're nearby, you might like to come.

"Here's the information: Theatrical Reading. Time: 7:30PM Tuesday, February 2nd. Location: Roy Arias Studios, 300 W, 43rd St (at 8th Avenue) 5th Floor."

SH joins Marie in hoping many fans attend and enjoy the reading!

**** LISA RICHARDS STARS IN "THE BURIED CHILD"

Lisa appears as "Halie" in a production of Sam Shepard's 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "The Buried Child." Her character is married to "Dodge," portrayed by Lisa's real-life husband, actor Steve Mendillo.

A preview performance is 2-4 and the play runs 2-5/21 in the Studio Theatre at Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse in Pittsburgh.

Publicity: "In his 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning family drama, `Buried Child,' Sam Shepard takes a macabre look at one American Midwestern family with a very dark secret. This powerful and brilliant play probes deep into the disintegration of the American Dream. When Vince brings his girlfriend, Shelly, home to meet his family, she is at first charmed by the picturesque farm house - that's before she actually meets his crazy family--his ranting, alcoholic grandparents (Dodge and Halie) and their two sons: Tilden, a hulking semi-idiot, and Bradley, who has lost one leg to a chain saw. Strangely, no one seems to remember Vince at first, and they treat him as an intruder. Eventually, however, they seem to accept him as a part of their violently dysfunctional family. When the truth is shockingly unearthed, will the family be able to move beyond its dark curse?"

The theatre is located at:
Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse
222 Craft Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(in Oakland)

Performances will be held Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets range in price from $24 to $27 and can be purchased by calling the Pittsburgh Playhouse box office at 412-621-4445 or online at www.pittsburghplayhouse.com.

There are 2 special performance opportunities:

--- "Pay What You Will " Sat., Feb. 6 at 2:00 PM. Seating is subject to availability.
--- "Coffee and Donut Social" Sat., Feb. 13, prior to the 2:00 PM performance

**** SPECIAL PRICE FOR DS 1897 CONCORDANCE VOLUME 1

Kathy Resch has published several DS Concordance books. Each book takes a specific DS time period and thoroughly details it with individual episode summaries, dialogue, set and action descriptions, photos, artwork, cast/crew listings, voice-over texts, and more.

The full-size illustrated books are 150-300+ pages each. They serve as excellent episode guides and resources. Different Concordances cover the 1795 storyline through DS' final show (with the exception of the last half of the 1897 flashback story).

Kathy reports she has a few copies of "The 1897 Concordance Volume 1" with slightly scuffed covers/pages that she is selling for half-price.

She also has available fresh copies of the 1897 Volume 1 book plus all her other Concordances: 1795, 1968-Volume 1, 1968 Volume 2, 1970, and 1840/1841 Parallel Time.

Additionally, she has a special Concordance "Dark Shadows in the `90s," a thorough look at the 1991 NBC primetime series: its production, cast, publicity, broadcast, cancellation, fan campaign to get it renewed, merchandise, and more..It also featuresd interviews with stars Joanna Going (Victoria/Josette) and Lysette Anthony (Angelique).

Please email her at kathleener@aol.com for more information.

**** SHADOWGRAM NOTES:

--- Fans attending Marie's reading or Lisa's play are encouraged to please share with SG their reports, photos, program books, and any local publicity, reviews, articles, or other related materials. In this way, fans who cannot be there can experience it with you.

Please also send - at any time any mentions you may find about the new DS film, the DS personnel and their projects, DS merchandise, or other DS-related news/references. Please send these to the SG addresses below.

You will be named as a Contributor in upcoming print issues. You also may receive a complimentary Contributor's Copy for major contributions of information, funds, postage stamps, supplies, publicity, assistance, etc.

--- The next print issue newsletter, SG #117, is underway and will expand on the above news items and much more, plus remember the DS acting and production people we recently have lost. The issue, subsequent SGs, and future SG Online Updates also will cover all the latest DS-related news, including official developments for the "Shadows in the Sun" convention in Burbank (Los Angeles) July 16-18. For more about the Fest, please see recent SG Updates Update #208 and prior posts to the SG YahooGroup.

**** Subscription information for the ShadowGram Newsletter print issues follows. When your order arrives, I will mail you the current SG #115-#116 Double Issue newsletter to begin / renew your subscription. The next SG #117 and subsequent issues will be sent to you and all postal-mail subscribers as they are published.

**** This Update is posted to the ShadowGram YahooGroup and dispersed by interested fans to various lists, boards, websites, groups, in personal emails, and other online communications.

You can join the actual SG YahooGroup easily at no cost by going to: http://movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/ShadowGram/

You can read past SG Updates once you're a member of the group by clicking on the "Messages" tab.

If you'd like more information on how to become a SG YahooGroup member, or an invitation to join the group, please e-mail Marcy Robin at shadowgram1@yahoo.com

Thank you.

Marcy Robin
ShadowGram Editor / Publisher
P.O. Box 1766
Temple City, CA 91780-7766

E-mail: ShadowGram@aol.com

Official ShadowGram Website: www.ShadowGram.com

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Calendar Events / Announcements '10 I / Halloween at the White House
« on: January 30, 2010, 07:04:45 PM »
An interesting coincidence, whether or not you believe in such things--

This blog article about the president's social secretary says that because of the WH partnership with the Disney company, Johnny Depp (in Mad Hatter costume) was a guest at the White House party for area schoolchildren last Halloween, which was exactly 40 years after Tricia Nixon hosted Jonathan Frid (dressed as Barnabas) at a WH Halloween party for DC's underprivileged children.

An Afternoon with Desiree Rogers

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Calendar Events / Announcements '10 I / Happy Birthday, David!
« on: January 29, 2010, 06:03:31 PM »
Happy Birthday
David!


                   

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Marie Wallace invites local DS fans to attend her theatrical reading on February 2 at Roy Arias Studios in NYC.

Time: 7:30 p.m.
300 W. 43rd St. (between 8th and 9th Avenue), 5th floor

More details are available at www.mariewallace.com

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Calendar Events / Announcements '10 I / Happy Birthday to Luciaphile
« on: January 24, 2010, 08:01:36 PM »
Happy Birthday
Luciaphile!



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SHADOWGRAM
The Official Dark Shadows News Updates Yahoo Group
Marcy Robin's Cyberspace "Dark Shadows" News Updates

An Official Internet Publication of SHADOWGRAM -  -The Official "Dark Shadows" Published Newsletters

YahooGroup address: http://movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/ShadowGram/


Number 208. January 23, 2009.


Hello, Dark Shadows Fan,

ShadowGram (SG), The Official Newsletter & News Source for Dark Shadows (DS), announces the following breaking news in this Online News Update "bulletin."

--- DS SADLY LOSES 3 OF ITS ACTORS:
JEAN SIMMONS
CONARD FOWKES
MICHAEL CURRIE
--- JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT'S WORLD-PREMIERE FILM AT SUNDANCE
--- UPDATE: NEW DS MOVIE STARRING JOHNNY DEPP
--- UPDATE: DS FESTIVAL "SHADOWS IN THE SUN" CONVENTION THIS JULY

**** JEAN SIMMONS

Jean (1991 DS' Elizabeth, Naomi) passed away from lung cancer at her home in Santa Monica, CA, 1-22. She would have been 81 years old on 1-31.

London-born, she made her movie debut at age 14 in the 1944 British film "Give Us the Moon." Two years later came her breakthrough role as "Estella" in the film adaptation of Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations." She was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for "Ophelia" in Lawrence Olivier's "Hamlet" in 1948. She also was nominated in 1969 for her portrayal of an alcoholic wife in "The Happy Ending."

Her 50+-year career included co-starring with many iconic actors in 35 motion pictures in the 1950s-70s, plus numerous TV roles. She won the Emmy Award for the TV miniseries "The Thorn Birds."

One of her final roles was as the reclusive "Hannah" in the Britsh film "Shadows in the Sun," shot last year on location in England's north Norfolk coast. It was released in the UK last year.

She is survived by her two daughters, Tracy Granger and Kate Brooks.

LA Times obituary 1-23: "Instead of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Lange Foundation, a pet rescue organization, at www.langefoundation.com."

SG notes: Late 1-22, rhe LA Times online broke the story of her death. The 1-23 newspaper edition has the complete obituary, and the Times' website also has a gallery of career photos.
http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-jean-simmons23-2010jan23,0,3505807,full.story

**** CONARD FOWKES

Conard (Frank Garner - 1970) was 76 when he died of pancreatic cancer 12-14. He was a delightful guest at the 2006 DS Festival's DS 40th Anniversary Celebration in Brooklyn and at a previous NY DS reunion. A videotaped interview from 2005 is also included as a bonus item on MPI's "DS - The Beginning" DVD releases of the pre-Barnabas episodes.

Conard was a vital part of the Actors' Equity Assocation for 36+ years. He was elected to its Council in 1973 and served as AEA's Secretary/Treasurer from 1988-2009. In 1977, he co-founded VITA (AEA's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program), which has assisted thousands of AEA members with their income taxes. He also served on numerous committees and special focus groups.

Last year, SG #115-#116 print issue saluted him as recipient of AEA's 2009 Patrick Quinn Award for Distinguished Service to Actors, which "recognizes and rewards those who give of themselves to improve the lives of actors."

He was a member of the second graduating class of NY's High School of Performing Arts and won a 4-year Navy scholarship to Yale, where he majored in history and the arts and letters. His acting career included roles on stage, screen, TV, radio, and soaps "Edge of Night," "As the World Turns," and "Search for Tomorrow.".

He is survived by former actress Jacqueline Hernly, his wife of 52 years; daughters, Cly Fowkes; Amy Fowkes, and Katherine Fowkes; 8-year-old grandson, Matteo Neri; and a sister, Diane Zellers.

For those wishing to remember Conard, contributions may be made to the Actors' Equity Foundation, 165 W. 46th St., NYC, NY 10036. Please indicate that the contribution is for the VITA program.

**** MICHAEL CURRIE

Michael (Constable James Carter 1966) passed away at age 81 at his home in Freeport, Maine, 12-22.

Born Herman Christian Schwenk, Jr., he earned a degree in psychology and did graduate work at Cornell University. His career as a character actor saw him in numerous TV and screen roles, "Love and Kisses" on Broadway, and several off-Broadway plays. Credits also include the movies "Philidelphia Experiment," "Sudden Impact," and "Firefox," plus TV shows such as "Soap" and "Cheers."

In addition to his wife of 49 years, Ann, he is survived by daughter Catherine and her family. son John and his family; his granddaughter and a sister.

Those who wish to remember him may donate to the Actors Equity Fund through the name Herman C. Schwenk Jr.

**** JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT STARS IN "HESHER" AT SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Joe (1991 David, Daniel) plays the title role a slang term for a strung-out, burned-out heavy metal rocker in "Hesher". It world-premiered 1-22 as part of the "U.S. Dramatic Competition" at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Sundance publicity: Hesher: "A mysterious, anarchical trickster descends on the lives of a family struggling to deal with a painful loss."

SG #115-#116 print issue shared Joe's news about the role. The upcoming SG #117 will have more information.

**** UPDATE: NEW DS MOVIE

The "Dark Shadows" feature film finally is heading toward production later this year. It will star longtime DS fan Johnny Depp as "Barnabas."

Director Tim Burton has completed the extended post-production of his most recent collaboration with Johnny, Disney's live-action/animated movie adaptation of "Alice In Wonderland." Johnny is starting to film "The Tourist" with Angelina Jolie. Variety 11-6: "Depp would play an American tourist drawn into a web of intrigue by a female Interpol agent (Jolie) who is attempting to locate a criminal who was once her lover."

In the meantime, the DS script is being worked on and plans are on target for an expected 2011 release.

More confirmed information will be in the upcoming SG #117 and future SG print issues, with confirmed news Update bulletins posted to this Shadowgram YahooGroup.

**** DS FESTIVAL "SHADOWS IN THE SUN"
BURBANK, CA, JULY 16-18, 2010

SG announces that JONATHAN FRID (Barnabas) and other confirmed guests will join us at the Cast Reunion and Fan Convention at the Marriott Hotel & Convention Center at the Burbank Airport in Burbank, CA, this July 16-18.

The hotel is across the street from this international airport, located very close to Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and many Southern California attractions. Recent SG Updates have more specific details about the event and the area.

All our confirmed guests, programming, membership, and other details will be announced soon in the SG #117 print issue and SG Online Updates posts. Subscription information for the published SG newsletters (such as SG #117) is later in this Update.

The Festival plans its general postal-mailing in the coming weeks. To receive this mass mailing, please send a SASE (Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope) to Dark Shadows Festival, P.O. Box 92, Maplewood, NJ 07040.

--- All of us on the Fest staff are volunteers. Fan volunteers help in several ways throughout the convention weekend and are invited to a private party with DS guests in thanks.

For volunteer information, please send a SASE or e-mail: Nina Johnson, 411 Victoria Dr., Columbia, MO 65201. ds_volunteers@hotmail.com

--- Fans seeking possible hotel roommates can be put in touch with others and then make their own arrangements. Roommate Coordinator Pam Jarman cannot assist with travel planning or hotel reservations.

For hotel roommate information, please send a SASE or e-mail: Pam Jarman, P.O. Box 45674, Los Angeles, CA 90045. PLJarman@hotmail.com

**** SHADOWGRAM NOTES:

--- Please share with SG any media articles, publicity, and reviews about "Hesher," as well as obituaries/tributes honoring Jean. Please also send - at any time any mentions you may find about the new DS film, the DS personnel and their projects, or other DS-related news/references. Please send these to the SG addresses below.

You will be named as a Contributor in upcoming print issues. You also may receive a complimentary Contributor's Copy for major contributions of information, funds, postage stamps, supplies, publicity, assistance, etc.

--- The next print issue newsletter, SG #117, is underway and will expand on the above news items and much more, plus remember those we recently have lost. The issue, subsequent SGs, and future SG Online Updates also will cover all the latest DS-related news, including official developments for the "Shadows in the Sun" convention in Burbank July 16-18.

**** Subscription information for the ShadowGram Newsletter print issues follows. When your order arrives, I will mail you the current SG #115-#116 Double Issue newsletter to begin / renew your subscription. The next SG #117 and subsequent issues will be sent to you and all postal-mail subscribers as they are published.

**** This Update is posted to the ShadowGram YahooGroup and dispersed by interested fans to various lists, boards, websites, groups, in personal emails, and other online communications.

You can join the actual SG YahooGroup easily at no cost by going to: http://movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/ShadowGram/

You can read past SG Updates once you're a member of the group by clicking on the "Messages" tab.

If you'd like more information on how to become a SG YahooGroup member, or an invitation to join the group, please e-mail Marcy Robin at shadowgram1@yahoo.com

Thank you.

Marcy Robin
ShadowGram Editor / Publisher
P.O. Box 1766
Temple City, CA 91780-7766

ShadowGram@aol.com
YahooGroup e-mail: Shadowgram1@yahoo.com

Official ShadowGram Website: www.ShadowGram.com

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Calendar Events / Announcements '10 I / Happy Birthday to dvlvan26!
« on: January 23, 2010, 06:39:39 PM »
Happy Birthday
dvlvan26!