Art In The Time of Covid

My friends at Fusion Theatre Company, NM had a proposal. They were determined to deliver their 2020 season for their subscribers, and they owed them a short play festival. They contacted me to see if Rob and I would take on one of the plays “Madera Canyon” by Kathleen Cahill. Since we were already a … Read more

The Incoherents named Best Narrative Feature at the Studio City Film Festival

THE INCOHERENTS is a dramatic-comedy feature film in the spirit of SIDEWAYS, ALMOST FAMOUS and OLD SCHOOL. Populated by an eclectic cross section of New York City characters, “The Incoherents” comically touches upon relationships, aging, reality, and dreams wrapped in a love letter to the continuing lure and thrill of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Celia Schaefer … Read more

Meteor Shower: An Id-Driven Romp

There’s nothing like escaping the cold and wet of New York in February to go to the desert and create delightful theatre with the talented folks at Fusion Theatre Company. And if the play is an outrageous comedy? Well, all the better. Check out the review and then get to know the folks at Fusion.

‘Thirsty’ now available on Amazon Prime

“As far as I’m concerned, being any gender is a drag.” Patti Smith ‘Thirsty’ is a wonderful musical biopic about Scott Townsend, aka Thirsty, and it’s now available to the public on Amazon Prime! I’m a clueless 1970’s middle class Mom, welcoming Scott into my Teenage daughter’s bedroom. Check it out, around 1:00:30.

Taking the Improv to: Science

Having experience in improv makes pretty much everything in life better. More spontaneity, more laughs, more connection. So I’m sharing these frankly awesome tools… with scientists. So that they can better share their work with the world. And they are rocking it. I’m on the road with some outstanding purveyors of conversational communication education through … Read more

‘Thirsty’ coming soon to NYWIFT!


As Tina’s Mom in “Thirsty” (2016) directed by Margo Pelletier, produced by Lisa Thomas, opposite Jonny Beauchamp and Tina Ehrnstrom. I loved being a part of this project. “Bullied girly-boy Scott Townsend grows up to become drag queen sensation Thirsty Burlington, known for her spot on impersonation of Cher; but is it enough? A true-life … Read more

Now appearing in a recurring role on Hulu’s ‘The Path’

Opposite Michelle Monaghan on Hulu’s “The Path” Episode 5 “Why We Source” I am thoroughly delighted to share that I am appearing in Hulu’s excellent series “The Path” as Mrs. Paula Small. Why do I love this series so much? Because it’s about cults… which is to say, it’s about cultures that ask us to … Read more

‘Old Times’ at Fusion Theatre Company… the reviews are in!

Old Times @ Fusion Theatre Company, Albuquerque, NM. (From Kate’s Act II entrance monologue “I’d like to go to the East, or somewhere like that…”) [note] Fusion’s production of ‘Old Times’ is superb” “The gem in this production is Celia Schaefer, whose Kate is positively riveting, especially in her final, shocking… monologue.” The Albuquerque Journal … Read more

‘Detours’ now Available on Amazon Prime

Okay, total girl geek moment! I am a huge fan of the truly-lovely-in-every-way Tara Westwood. And I got to make a movie with her. And I got to be directed by my husband, Robert McCaskill (also truly-lovely-in-every-way, but I get to see him more 😜). And I got to be oogled by the dapper Carlo … Read more