Amy Irving of Utopia to Appear on "Downstage Center"

News   Amy Irving of Utopia to Appear on "Downstage Center" Amy Irving, currently starring in The Coast of Utopia on Broadway at Lincoln Center Theater, will appear on the American Theatre Wing and XM Satellite Radio weekly interview show "Downstage Center" on March 9 at 6 PM.

The show will repeat on March 10 at noon, March 11 at 7 PM and March 14 at midnight.

Following the initial weekend airings on XM, each program of "Downstage Center" is made available on ATW's website, www.americantheatrewing.org. Billy Crudup, Irving's co-star in The Coast of Utopia, appeared on the previous week's episode.

According to press notes, Irving "talks about her experience seeing part two of The Coast of Utopia when it premiered in England, and her response when director Jack O'Brien asked her to play two roles in the trilogy's U.S. premiere; her homecoming to the Vivian Beaumont Theater, where she spent her teenage years as her parents led the Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center; her good fortune of working Arthur Miller on the premiere of Broken Glass and both acting with and being directed by Athol Fugard in his The Road to Mecca; and the experience of having a play, Celadine, written expressly for her."

Irving's other credits include Broadway’s Heartbreak House, The Three Sisters, Amadeus and Broken Glass. She received a 1988 Obie Award for The Road to Mecca. She has also appeared in productions of The Vagina Monologues, The Heidi Chronicles, The Glass Menagerie and Romeo and Juliet. Irving's screen credits include "Yentl," for which she received an Academy Award nomination, "Carrie," "Tuck Everlasting," "Traffic," "Anastasia" and "Crossing Delancey."

For more information on The Coast of Utopia visit www.coastofutopia.com.

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