I detest crying. Really reject it as a personal weakness in myself. So I find myself wanting to spontaneously cry in Paris for joy and am unsettled-yet-happy-but-confused and swallowing giant wads of Big Emotions in uncomfortable gulps. So let me tell you about my day. It’s my first day off after six days of rehearsal…
What: World Premiere Musical
Where: Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris FRANCE
When: April 6th – 30th 2016
This fresh musical theatre version of Bizet’s CARMEN moves the story to 1958 revolution-era Cuba with an international cast and creative team. Eileen originated the streetwise, quick-witted Paquita in a cast made up of Americans and Cubans, lead by Tony-nominated British director Chris Renshaw, with new orchestrations and arrangements by Tony winner Alex Lacamoire…
FEBRUARY 16, 2016 – Big news to announce as our favorite redhead prepares to head to Europe! Eileen will take a leading role in the international production of CARMEN LA CUBANA at the famed Théâtre du Châtelet in the heart of Paris…
Episode: Season 1, Episode 5 “I Win”
When: March 27th 2016
Where: Sunday on ABC @ 9/8c
Eileen grills Grant Show (of Melrose Place fame!) in the new missing-child-reappears drama The Family. The eerie thriller stars Joan Allen and Eileen appears in the show’s fifth episode, questioning “Governor Charlie Lang” at a news conference.
What: New Play Reading
When: Thursday, November 6th, 2015 @ 3pm
Where: Snapple Theater Center 1627 Broadway (@ 50th Street)
Eileen Faxas stars as Nora Astorga against Sharon Talbot’s Jeane Kirkpatrick in a new political dramedy set at the U.N. during Reagan’s Iran-Contra Scandal, capturing a real life clash of the titans between the famously erudite U.S. Ambassador and a bloodied-revolutionary-turned-Nicaraguan-superstar-ambassador. Read on if you’d like to attend the private reading….!
OCTOBER 19, 2015 – The year is 1984, the arms-for-hostages Iran-Contra scandal is blowing up, and at the U.N., U.S. Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick is in a clash of the titans against Nicaragua’s Nora Astorga (EILEEN FAXAS)…
May 1st 2015 — This is when getting blacklisted…is a very good thing. Riding a return ticket to primetime, Eileen will be the first person you’ll see and hear in the sizzling season finalé this May 14th…
When: May 31st 2015
Where: Sundays on HBO @ 10:30/9:30c
Eileen makes a return trip to the Baltimore set of VEEP to play a newscaster, this time reporting on the beleaguered state of President Selina Meyer’s “Mommy Meyer” bill. Eileen wants to joyfully convey that VEEP is one happy and well-nourished set! And Eileen was one happy and well-nourished actor.