Looking for a sudsy, sizzling good time? Then turn off SOAPnet, log on to your PC or laptop and order Manhattanites. Directed by Gregori J. Martin and All My Children's Darnell Williams, Manhattanites is set in the same universe as We Love Soaps editor Roger Newcomb's popular online radio soap Scripts and Scruples.
Manhattanites is the story of a Marilyn Marsden (One Life to Live's Ilene Kristen), a successful entertainment lawyer who discovers her conservative magazine editor fiance, Blake (Lev Gorn, The Wire) is having an illicit gay affair with one of her clients, Matt Malone (OLTL's Forbes March), a rising star in the art world.
Marilyn's sister Gretchen (Caroline Hay) is paying her dues, working at a greasy spoon, while dreaming of a career as a news anchor. Fate pays her a visit when she meets cocky anchorman Kyle Carpenter (All My Children's Aiden Turner in his breakout role). READ MORE
Ready for a sexy, sudsy romp featuring a slew of your favorite soap stars? You don't have to wait much longer. On May 6, Manhattanites, the independent film written by We Love Soaps' Roger Newcomb and Gregori J. Martin (who also directed) is coming out on DVD!
The steamy flick about the lives and loves of a group of Gotham-dwellers, is set in the same universe as Newcomb's wildly-popular radio soap Scripts and Scruples. Manhattanites stars One Life to Live's Ilene Kristen, David Fumero and Forbes March, a well as All My Children's Aiden Turner and Jill Larson. AMC's Darnell Williams served as co-director on the project. For more on Manhattanites go here.
Take your best Caption This shot at Santa's little helper, One Life to Live's Roxy (Ilene Kristen).
Keep smiling. Keep shining. Knowing you can always count on...soap stars to do their part help raise money for the fight of AIDS . Some of our fav-or-ite, Manhattan-based daytime drama kings and queens are scheduled to appear at POZ's Bacharach to the Future, a fund-raiser for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
One Life to Live's Ilene Kristen, Kevin Spirtas and BethAnn Bonner are all scheduled to make appearances. Bacharach to the Future will celebrate the career of prolific composer Burt Bacharach, who penned the classic 80's feel good tune "That's What Friends Are For", which this blogger has performed numerous times at various karaoke bars across the U.S., both with and without the benefit of Crown and Coke! Proceeds from "That's What Friends Are For" went to The Foundation for AIDS Research (AMFAR) Bacharach also produced the musical Promises, Promises.
Bacharach to the Future will be held at 7:30 pm, Dec. 1, 2008 at New World Stages, 340 W. 50^th St, New York, NY. Pricing for the event is:
$251.50--Gold Circle Seating VIP seats with admission into the post-show
Cocktail Reception. READ MORE