Orlagh has been cast in The Sisterhood Of Night a film adaptation based on a short story by Steven Millhauser. The screenplay is by Marilyn Fu, directed by Caryn Waechter, and produced by Elizabeth Cuthrell and David Urrutia.
The film is currently being shot in Kingston, New York.
Colleen Lively, Orlaghs character in the web soapster Empire The Series, has got some new trouble brewing and goes out with a bang in the second part of the two-part Season 4 final episode "Devil Wouldn't Recognize You."
After an extensive search, Orlaghs character Colleen Lively finally locates her pregnant daughter and finds she is in labor in Season 4 Episode 8 "Where Life Begins" in the web soapster Empire The Series.
Tempers flare and the drama continues as Orlaghs character Colleen Lively finds herself in a spiraling out of control web of turmoil with her daughter in the indie web soap Empire The Series Season 4 Episode 5 "Don't Tell Me."
Roadtrip America did a fabulous audiobook review of Orlagh & Ron McLartys' latest shared David Baldacci narration The Innocent.
"Sharing the narration, Ron Mclarty and Orlagh Cassidy alternatively portray the male and female characters, giving them believability. Cassidy is particularly adept at showing Julie’s toughness as well as her vulnerability."
Orlaghs character Colleen Lively in the indie web soapster Empire The Series finds herself in a mixed bag of secrets, lies, and deception among friends and enemies in Season 4 Episode 3 "Live To Tell."
The hit indie web soap drama Empire The Series kicks off Season 4 with the premiere of their first episode.
Orlagh is continuing her role as Colleen Lively the quick tempered ever perplexed stage mom to a troubled starlet daughter. There is lots in the mix for Colleen this season as she finds herself not only wrapped up in her daughters never ending trail of antics but plenty of brewing turmoil of her own.
Orlaghs co-narration with Ron McLarty of The Innocent by author David Baldacci hits #1 on the Top Audio Fiction Bestseller list at Publishers Weekly. A huge congratulations goes out to Orlagh for her outstanding narration on this thrilling novel by The New York Times Best Selling novelist.
Be sure to check out all of the titles that topped the Publishers Weekly list:
Today starts off June Is Audiobook Month 2012. The annual event is presented by the Audio Publishers Association (APA) to raise awareness for the entertainment and educational benefits of the audiobook experience.
Roadtrip America recently did a great review of Orlagh and Ron McLartys' shared narration of The Sixth Man by author David Baldacci published by Hachette.
"Ron McLarty and Orlagh Cassidy are brilliant in their portrayals of not only Sean and Michelle, but of the vast cast of characters of all ages and backgrounds. Baldacci creates a suspense filled cat and mouse thriller where villains and victims seem to be interchangeable. McLarty and Cassidy effectively convey the changing sinister and sincere attitudes of their subjects, resulting in revelations made even more chilling by their narration."
As the week long filming in the Hamptons comes to a close for Season 4 of the indie web soapster Empire The Series, Orlagh and some of her castmates took time out from their busy shooting schedules along the way to pose for a photo. The crew also managed to grab a few shots of Orlagh and the cast at work on the set as well.
Season 4 of the web series is scheduled for release this summer.
Orlaghs audiobook narration Elegy For Eddie of the award winning Maisie Dobbs series by author Jacqueline Winspear published by Harper Audio is being released today.
A special congratulations goes out to Orlagh as it has been chosen one of the Editors' Picks New Audiobook Releases for March by AudioFile Magazine.
"Elegy For Eddie goes deeply into her relationship with her father and into Maisie's roots -- it's very compelling and somewhat more personal for her as her investigation leads her back to where she grew up and her very humble beginnings."
~ Orlagh Cassidy ~
The highly anticipated Elegy For Eddie is available for digital download at:
The indie web soap Empire The Series will begin its week long filming of Season 4 in the Hamptons today. Orlagh will continue her role as the saucy Colleen Lively. There is lots in store for Colleen this season as she will be involved in a Agatha Christie classic whodunit.
If you haven't seen Orlagh in this exciting series be sure you check out all the can't miss drama before the thrilling new season begins!
Orlagh will guest star in the CBS series Blue Bloods as Anne Carter in the Friday, April 6th, 2012 episode Some Kind Of Hero which airs 10:00-11:00 PM ET/PT.
The series now in its second season is a crime drama about an Irish-American family of police officers in the New York City Police Department. Cast include Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, and Will Estes.
Be sure to mark your calendars for the date and time as you don't want to miss Orlagh!
It may have been several months since Dancing At Lughnasa at The Irish Repertory Theatre ended but the buzz about Orlagh and the casts outstanding performance in Brian Friel's 20th Anniversary Production continues.
In a recent New York Post article, writer and musician Larry Kirwan had this to say:
"‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ was one of the best things I’ve seen there.”
You can check out his complete interview along with more Irish New York at:
In a recent review, Library Journal gives Orlagh outstanding praise for her audiobook narration of author S. J. Watson's debut psychological thriller Before I Go To Sleep.
"Orlagh Cassidy’s moving performance of Christine’s first-person narrative chronicles this journey. Each returned memory, each startling discovery ratchets up the tension, and Cassidy takes listeners there, into a mind struggling between joy and paranoia, into a menacing, nightmare world where one never knows whom to trust."
Congratulations goes out to Orlagh for her narration which she was also chosen one of Best Voices of 2011 and her narration of Before I Go To Sleep one of Best Audiobooks of 2011 by AudioFile Magazine.
Actress and stage veteran Orlagh Cassidy attended The 3rd Annual Indie Soap Awards on Tuesday night February 21st which was held at New World Stages in New York City. Orlagh was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Colleen Lively in the web soap opera drama Empire The Series. The yearly event was presented by We Love Soaps and SFN.
Valentine's Day is all about love. Orlaghs avid audiobook listeners love her for her award winning talent she exudes in bringing each and every character to life. Some fan favorites include: Frankie from The Postmistress by author Sarah Blake, Livinia from The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom, and Christine in Before I Go To Sleep by author S. J. Watson.
There is one character however that continues to steal the hearts of listeners and make her way into the hearts of new ones: Maisie from the beloved Maisie Dobbs series by author Jacqueline Winspear.
If you haven't yet checked out this fabulous series be sure you do as Maisie will surely capture your heart as well.
Happy Valentine's Day!
The Maisie Dobbs Series as narrated by Orlagh Cassidy is available at:
Orlagh is scheduled as one of the celebrity presenters at this years 3rd Annual Indie Soap Awards and nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her phenominal role as Colleen Lively in the long running indie web series Empire The Series.
The evening ceremony is being presented by We Love Soaps at New World Stages in New York City on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.
GALO Magazine gives a fabulous review of Orlaghs role as Kate in Dancing At Lughnasa calling it "a sight to behold." Under the artistic direction of Charlotte Moore, who was recently named Director Of The Year by The Wall Street Journal, Brian Friel's 20th Anniversary Production is currently being performed at The Irish Repertory Theatre in New York City through January 29, 2012.
"Cassidy’s brittle determination in the role is a sight to behold. Her stiff-backed exterior and pop-eyed will is perfectly-pitched."