Alexandra Van Ryn has signed on to return to the stage as the Woman at the Well.
She is bringing one of the most well-known female figures written in the New Testament of the Bible to life in the stage play, 4 Daughters Minus One, 2000 A.D. written and directed by Timberly Robinson produced by Luvinwhatido Productions, LLC.
Van Ryn's performance will differ from last year as more comedic humor is added to the role which depicts the Samaritan woman who met a Jewish man while dipping her vessel for water at Jacob's well. This was no ordinary man who happened to reveal intimate details about her life that included having five husbands and the one she was currently living with was not her husband. In the stage play, the Woman at the Well is a member of the Royal Family through adoption.
When asked who inspired her to be an actress, she smiles and says, Marilyn Monroe.
Alexandra received professional acting training from the Michigan Actors Studio. She also received an undergraduate degree from Illinois State University. Alexandra's acting talents definitely remind the director of actresses like Loretta Young who can play any role. One of the newest cast members, Patricia Lighten, told the director after seeing Alexandra in rehearsals, "she can really act." Alexandra also enjoys working with wardrobe to create the modern look of the biblical figure coming to the 21st Century Literary Award in honor of Father Yahweh.
Last year, the director had her in mind for another role, but once Alexandra read the first line of the script for the Woman at the Well which says, "I'm kind of like the black sheep of the family..." she and the director knew they found a perfect match.
Alexandra will perform at Wayne State University's Community Arts Building in Detroit, Michigan on Saturday, September 16, 2023. Tickets can be purchased online at Eventbrite www.eventbrite.com for $25 - $40 or purchased at the door for $45 based on availability. For more information about tickets or group pricing, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Fans of Alexandra can visit her social media Instagram page.