Georganne Aldrich Heller BIO

Georganne Aldrich Heller

Georganne Aldrich Heller is the president of Irish Theatre & Film Production.

Most recently, her credits include the world premiere of Who’s Your Daddy? by Johnny O’ Callaghan, nominated for the 2012 GLAAD Award. The Los Angeles premiere of Forgotten by Pat Kinevane. And the award winning Irish premiere of The Prophet of Monto by John Paul Murphy, which also premiered in New York at The Flea Theater for 1st Irish Theater Festival nominated for three awards, and won for Best Actress for Laoisa Sexton. My Old Friends by Norman Sachs and Mel Mandel at The Victory Theatre, Los Angeles. Her many theatre credits include, at the Irish Arts Center, Pat Kinevane’s Forgotten, Paul Walker’s Ladies & Gents (performed by an all Irish cast in Central Park’s “Public Toilets”), Marie Jones Rockdoves , Mark O’Rowe’s Howie The Rookie, Geraldine Hughes’s Belfast Blues (also tour Northern Ireland, and UK/West End), Marie Jones’s A Night in November (First production European tour, then transferred to Douglas Fairbanks Theatre NY, Second production toured to Boston),Jimmy Murphy’s The Kings of the Kilburn High Road, Frank McCourt’s Limerick On My Mind, Beckett’s Molloy with Conor Lovett, The Nualas, Joseph O’ Connor’s Red Roses & Petrol with Frank McCourt, Billy Roche’s Poor Beast In The Rain. Kenneth Branagh’s Public Enemy, Graham Reid ‘s Remembrance which transferred to Broadway with Milo O’Shea and Frances Sternhagen.

Other productions-Tony Kavanagh’s The Drum (City Arts Centre), Norman Sachs & Mel Mandel’s My Old Friends at the Victory Theatre, Los Angeles (Critics Choice Award), Peter Sheridan’s adaptation of Mother of All The Behans with Rosaleen Linehan at the Irish Rep Theater. Mark Salem’s Mind Games (Edinburgh and UK/West End)

Her first feature film, Red Roses & Petrol based on the play, with Malcolm McDowell was released internationally last year. For television, she produced A Whole New You, a women’s format show which ran for two seasons on the Lifetime Channel. She was co-founder of Women In Film, and is a member of the International Woman’s Forum. She served as Cultural Director for the Borough of Manhattan for five years.

Georganne Aldrich Heller, photos by Ed Freeman

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