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Hal Linden Bio

Hal Linden’s career has spanned more than 65 years. He is best known for his iconic portrayal of police precinct captain Barney Miller in the hit series that aired on ABC from 1975-1982 and earned him multiple Golden Globe and Emmy nominations. Linden made his Broadway debut in 1957 in Bells Are Ringing. He later starred in the 1962 revival of Anything Goes followed by more than 20 Broadway and off-Broadway productions including Picasso at the Lapin Agile, The Scottsboro BoysTuesdays with MorrieOn Golden PondChicagoCabaret and The Rothschilds, for which he received a Tony® Award for his performance. Feature films include When You Comin’ Back Red Ryder, Bells Are Ringing, Out to Sea with Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon, Starflight OneA New Life, with Alan Alda Time Changer, and The Samuel Project. His most recent feature film was You People in 2023.

Marilu Henner Bio

Marilu Henner has the energy of a teenager, the wisdom of a sage, and the memory of a superhero. She has done it all with 7 Broadway shows (including (ChicagoThe Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, Social Security, Grease!), 79 films (including 31 for Hallmark), 2 classic sitcoms (“Taxi”, “Evening Shade”) 5 Golden Globe nominations and the New York Times Best Selling Author of 10 books on health, parenting, memory, and lifestyle improvement. Marilu hosted and Executive Produced two syndicated talk shows (“Marilu” and “Shape up Your Life”). She has been a keynote speaker for many organizations and has spoken before Congress 11 times. She can be seen in Disney’s Haunted Mansions, and “Rock & Doris Try to Write a Movie”, the Aurora Teagarden Hallmark prequel. One of her most interesting jobs is that she can be heard as the English dub in 16 Netflix international projects. She also launched a cabaret show Music & Memories which has toured across the country. Marilu has a busy summer having just come from starring in the Bucks County Playhouse production of Noises Off! and later this summer will reprise her role in the off-Broadway comedy Madwomen of the West when it crosses the pond to London.


Ed. Weinberger Bio

Ed. Weinberger (Playwright) is one of the most celebrated television creators who wrote and produced for “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and co-created “Taxi”, “Dear John, “Amen” and “The Cosby Show”. Weinberger has also written for such celebrated and iconic comedians as Bob Hope, Richard Pryor, and Johnny Carson for five years on “The Tonight Show”. He has been honored with three Golden Globe Awards, a Peabody, and nine Emmy Awards. In 2000, he received The Writer’s Guild of America Lifetime Achievement Award. His two-character play Two Jews, Talking ran off-Broadway in 2022 starring Hal Linden and Bernie Koppell.

Amy Anders Corcoran Bio

Amy Anders Corcoran (Director) currently has a brand-new adaptation of Disney’s The Little Mermaid on the Disney Wish, and recently directed Beautiful for The Olney Theatre, What the Constitution Means to Me at KC Rep and the world premiere of Christmas in Connecticut for Goodspeed Opera House.  She was the associate director of Escape to Margaritaville for Christopher Ashley on Broadway, and she directed the national tour.  Amy also directed versions of Mr. Ashley’s Freaky Friday for the Alley and Cleveland Playhouse. She helmed the NYC off-Broadway and London premieres of Unexpected Joy and received the SDC Noel Coward Fellowship for Comedic Direction.  Upcoming projects/works in development include Senior Class, Polly, and Teacher of the Year.  A proud member of SDC, Amy has worked with Asolo Rep, ACT in San Francico, The Guthrie, Cal Shakes, many projects for NAMT, and often with Aria Entertainment in London. Amy holds a B.A. in Psychology with Honors from the University of Kansas and an M.F.A. in Directing from Penn State.