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Hudson County Actress Tammy Blanchard Presents First Annual Tammy Blanchard Award at Bayonne High School Awards Ceremony

Photo by Al Sullivan

On Wednesday June 6th at Bayonne High School’s auditorium Hudson  County Actress Tammy Blanchard (L) winner of an Emmy, Drama Desk Award  and twice Tony Award Nominee presents the first ever Tammy Blanchard Drama Department Award to Bayonne High School senior Sarah Martinez. (R)

Ms. Blanchard said in her opening remarks that it is  an honor to have an award named after her that would recognize the talented Bayonne High School student actors and actress for years to come.

The Tammy Blanchard Award was the idea of Tim Craig Drama Department head.

Ms. Blanchard graduated from Bayonne High School in 1994 and has landed many roles in television, Film and on Broadway. In her latest film she co-stars with Mira Sorvino in “Union Square” which is  coming to  theaters in July of 2012 .

Tammy Blanchard  just completed her Tony Nominee performance as Hedy La Rue in ” How to Succeed in Business,” with Nick Jonas. How to Succeed closed on Broadway May 20th of this year. And the past three weeks she appeared in 3 episodes  of Showtimes “The Big C” with Laura Linley and Oliver Platt.

 

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BETWEEN TAKES WITH TAMMY BLANCHARD

Stay Tuned to See Emmy – Winner Tammy Blanchard in Several Upcoming Shows

It’s a busy time for Emmy-winning actress Tammy Blanchard. She’s featured on Broadway in “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying,’ where she earned a Tony nomination for her comedic turn as Hedy LaRue and on Mar. 2nd she’s in the season finale of the CBS Drama “The Gifted Man”.  On Mar. 10th, TV viewers can tune in to see Blanchard play Elizabeth Baby, a schizophrenic in the upcoming TV movie “Of Two Minds” with “Sex in the City’s” Kristen Davis as her sister Billie. The film airs at 8 pm on the Lifetime Channel.  (For more info go to www.mylifetime.com).

“Of Two Minds” tells the story of the challenging relationship between Billie and Elizabeth Baby when after their mother dies, Billie brings  Elizabeth Baby home to live with her family. After a disturbing incident, Billie faces a difficult decision that affects the sisters’ lives forever.

“It’s an emotional story about the relationship between two sisters ” Blanchard says. “ Ultimately, as much as we love someone, there are others in our lives we also love and have to protect. Feeling responsible for someone also means making tough decisions.”

On Fri, March 2nd at 9 p.m., Blanchard is featured in the season finale of the CBS drama “The Gifted Man” starring Patrick Wilson.

“I really enjoyed working with Patrick,” Blanchard says. “He’s a wonderful actor, committed and focused. It was a joy being on set with him.”

The actor’s life for Blanchard means traveling a lot to do film and TV roles. In return, the industry has awarded Blanchard for her talent and commitment to her roles. In 2001, Blanchard won an Emmy award playing the young Judy Garland in “Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows” also starring Judy Davis. In 2003, she earned a Theater World Award and Tony award nomination for her portrayal of Louise to Bernadette Peters’ Mama Rose in the 2003 revival of “Gypsy: A Musical Fable” and in 2011, a Tony nomination for Hedy LaRue. Continue reading BETWEEN TAKES WITH TAMMY BLANCHARD

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