Chicago Theatre Actor Lands Leading Role in New FOX Pilot
CHICAGO, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Chicago theater actor Sara Sevigny has been cast as a series regular on FOX’s new pilot, The Gabriels. Sevigny plays Bonnie. Tim Meadows (SNL, Mean Girls) will play her husband, Tom Klabunde. Rob Riggle (21 Jump Street, The Hangover) and Angela Kinsey (The Office) will play their next-door neighbors and title characters, The Gabriels. The pilot was written by Andrew Gurland (The Last Exorcism) and Jason Winer (Modern Family). Winer, who directed the pilot episode of Modern Family, is set to direct this pilot as well. The Gabriels is also produced by Justin Hurwitz (The League), David Dobkin (Jack the Giant Slayer), Peter Principato and Paul Young of Principato-Young Entertainment.
Represented by Gray Talent Group in Chicago, Sevigny is currently a cast member of “I Love Lucy: Live On Stage” at the Broadway Play House.
She is a 2007 Equity Jeff Award winner for her role as Sara Jane Moore in Porchlight Music Theatre’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s “Assassins”. Sevigny’s previous theatre work includes Chicago Children’s Theatre, Fox Valley Rep, Caffeine Theatre, Chicago Opera Vanguard, Griffin, TimeLine, Strawdog, Backstage Theatre, Lifeline, Stage Left, Hypocrites and Defiant.
Born in Evanston, Sara graduated with her BA degree in Theatre/Communications from Curry College. She also is a graduate of Second City’s conservatory.
“It’s a dream come true to work with such a wonderful cast on this hilarious show,” says Sevigny.
Sevigny is also the Marketing Director and ensemble member of The Factory Theatre, a storefront theater in Chicago.
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