Saturday, January 15, 2022

Emmy Winner Cady McClain Helms New York's Axial Theatre as Artistic Director, Taps Star Trek’s Darlene Tejeiro, Bosch’s Ingrid Rogers and True Detective’s Jon Lindstrom for Cactus Flowers, A Free Play Reading Jan 23rd, 2022

Three-time Emmy© winner Cady McClain has been tapped to be the new Artistic Director at Axial Theatre - a Westchester, NY based theatre company founded by playwright Howard Meyer known for developing and producing original plays in Westchester for over 20 years.  

McClain is honoring the Axial tradition of the development of new plays with an inaugural event entitled "Cactus Flowers" featuring Emmy© nominee Jon Lindstrom (True Detective), Ingrid Rogers (Bosch), and Darlene Tejeiro (Star Trek) - last seen in John Patrick Shanley’s Candlelight at the New Ohio. The event is a FREE EVENT which will take place on Zoom on Sunday, Jauary 23, 2022 at 3pm ET/Noon PT. To RSVP visit: 

The Axial Theater also announces new Advisory board member Obie© Award Winner and Tony© Award nominee Craig Lucas (Prelude to a Kiss) and Winner of the Tony© Award for Lifetime Achievement Athol Fugard.

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The offering of plays to be read are written by WGA nominee Scott Sickles, Emmy© winning producer/director Christopher Goutman, Serena Norr, Majorie Conn, and ensemble member Ginny Reynolds.

Ensemble members participating in the reading include: Anthony Barresi Jr, Michael Boyle, Gail Greenstein, Anne Hammond, Ryan Mallon, Mickey Pantone, Dan Walworth, and Susan Ward.
To learn more about Axial Theatre:


Cady McClain was recognized by Deadline for being the first woman to win three Emmys© for her acting work on three different daytime shows. Cady studied theater directing with legendary artistic director of Ensemble Studio Theater, Curt Dempster.  Her documentary on female directors, Seeing is Believing:Women Direct, won the Audience Award at the SOHO Film Festival, a Jury Prize at the Newport Beach Film Festival, and Best Documentary at the Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival, among others. It was released on regional PBS stations nationwide and on Kanopy.  Her memoir, Murdering My Youth has been featured in TV Guide Magazine and on Entertainment Tonight. To learn more about Cady McClain, visit: