Former One Life to Live, Guiding Light and As the World Turns stars gathered at the launch party for Mondon Productions, hosted by Marcia Tovsky and Howie Zeidman, on May 9. Specializing in soap opera events and appearances, Mondon Productions held its kickoff party at NOIR in New York City. See more photos after the jump!
One Life to Live’s Florencia Lozano and As the World Turns’ Martha Byrne were among the soap stars who helped celebrate the Fourth Annual Indie Soap Awards on February 19 in New York City. See more photos of ATWT, Guiding Light, Days of Our Lives and OLTL favorites, and the cast of DeVanity, after the jump. READ MORE
Former Proctor and Gamble soap divas Colleen Zenk (ex-Barbara, ATWT) and Crystal Chappell (ex-Olivia, GL; Danielle, B&B) are beginning new ventures in the web series world. Zenk stars as Agnes Snead in Thurston, a western featuring the frontier struggles of the American West. Created by Kathryn O'Sullivan, Thurston is currently in the midst of its second season
The Inn is the brainchild of Steve Silverman, (Pretty: The Series). The series follows Jane's (Chappell) arrival in a new town, where things might not be as they seem. Local diner owner Lola (soap legend Denise Alexander) advises Jane to speak with a man at The Inn, but fails to mention the dwelling's eerie vibe. The Inn premiered Feb. 4.
Chappell is a busy a woman on the web. She also produced and stars in The Grove, a pilot she's shopping for television. With the help of writer Paul Barber (21 Jump Street), The Grove centers on drama between two families, The Moynihans and The Kincaids.
The Grove boasts an all-star soap cast, including: Bob Woods (Bo, OLTL), Jessica Leccia (ex- Natalia, GL), Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, Y&R), Mark Hapka (ex-Nathan, DAYS), Peter Reckell (ex-Bo, DAYS), Linsey Godfrey (Caroline, B&B), Judi Evans (Adrienne, DAYS), Bobbie Eakes (ex-Krystal, AMC), Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe, DAYS), Christian LeBlanc (Michael, Y&R), Beth Maitland (Traci, Y&R), and Jordan Clarke (ex-Billy, GL).
Check out Thurston, The Inn and the pilot episode of The Grove after the jump!
Former All My Children and As the World Turns star Tonya Pinkins performed at 54 Below on August 28 in New York City. Her former ATWT co-star Colleen Zenk, Law & Order’s S. Epatha Merkerson and Pinkins’ son Maxx were among the friends and family who attended the her show. See more photos after the jump!
Former As the World Turns co-stars Colleen Zenk and Ellen Dolan and ex-Guiding Light onscreen mother and daughter Orlagh Cassidy and Caitlin Van Zandt (pictured above) were among the soap stars who joined the celebration of Empire’s fourth season premiere.
Tina Sloan, Bonnie Dennison, Lauren B. Martin and Barbara Rodell were also on hand. Empire's new season premieres July 17. Visit EmpireTheSeries.com for more scoop on what to expect. See more photos from premiere after the jump!