Raising Buchanan, the dark comedy from writer-director Bruce Dellis, that Amanda Melby produced and starred in, is now complete. Shot in late 2017, in Phoenix, Arizona, the film stars René Auberjonois as President James Buchanan, Amanda Melby as Ruth Kiesling, Cathy Shim as Meg, Terence Bernie Hines as Philip Crosby, Robert Ben Garant as Lancaster Guy and M. Emmet Walsh as Larry Kiesling. Raising Buchanan has been submitted to a number of established film festivals around the country. In addition, Producer Joe Gruberman and Amanda Melby will be at the AFM (American Film Market) in Santa Monica Nov 2018.
raisingbuchanan.com for more details.
Amanda Melby stars as Claire in “The Herd,” at Theatre Artists Studio November 25-December 11.
THE HERD By Rory Kinnear
It’s Andy’s 21st birthday and preparations for the party are under way. But Andy and his caregiver are running late. As his family gathers, two unexpected guests appear, straining the delicate family dynamic. A regional premiere!
The Herd runs from November 25 – December 11, 2016.
$25 General Admission | Tickets
Theatre Artists Studio 4848 E Cactus Rd #406 Scottsdale AZ 85254
(faces Paradise Village Pkwy, N of Olive Garden)
www.thestudiophx.org | 602.765.0120
Amanda Melby stars as Valerie in “The Weir,” at Theatre Artists Studio February 26-March 13.
THE WEIR By Conor McPherson
In a remote country pub in Ireland, newcomer Valerie arrives and becomes spellbound by an evening of ghostly stories told by the local bachelors who drink there. With a whiff of sexual tension in the air and the wind whistling outside, what starts out as blarney soon turns dark as the tales drift into the realm of the supernatural. Then, Valerie reveals a startling story of her own…
Directed by Carol MacLeod. Starring AMANDA MELBY, Michael Fleck, Brad Allen, Steven Fajardo and Tom Koelbel.
February 26-March 13
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30
Sundays at 2 pm
$20 General Admission
Theatre Artists Studio 4848 E Cactus Rd #406 Scottsdale AZ 85254 (faces Paradise Village Pkwy, N of Olive Garden)
Photo by Mark Glucksman
General Admission: $35, Seniors: $31, Student: $14
AMANDA MELBY worked as a guest star on the new CANDID CAMERA. The four episodes aired on TVLand in August-September, 2014 and are also streaming on the TVLand website.
Episode 102: Amanda’s Apple bit appears about 14 minutes in.
Episode 103: Amanda’s Selfie bit appears about 12 minutes in.
Episode 105: Amanda’s Bit Coin bit appears about 14:45 in.
Episode 108: Amanda’s Un-Tanning Booth bit is the lead segment.