Writing for Virtual Reality Ghost Speed Dating

25Jul

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Emily Chadick Weiss, the the creator of The Share, has booked her first virtual reality writing gig for GHOSTED, a ghost speed dating experience at the North Bend Film Festival in August 2019. The ghost she has written for is none other than her boo, Steven Boyer aka Nathan in “The Share”. The festival takes place in North Bend, Washington, the site of the original Twin Peaks. 

Ghosted Augmented Reality World Premiere Produced by: Allyson Morgan, Kevin Laibson Agile Lens: Immersive Design  Lead AR Developer: Alex Coulombe.  Have you ever felt completely alone in the dating world? Sometimes it feels like one big purgatory waiting for the “one” to arrive. Now try dating…a ghost. In GHOSTED, a world premiere interactive Augmented Reality experience utilizing the Magic Leap One headset, you’ll go on ten minutes of speed dating with partners who can’t see or hear you – or at least, they’ll pretend not to. They want to talk to you about their hobbies, work, blah blah blah ghost stuff, but more importantly, they have one minute to convince you to take them BACK.  

Writers include: Nicco Aeed, Nick Carrill, Josh Conkel, Lucy Cottrell, JW Crump, Lucas Hazlett, Jake Keefe, Caroline McGraw, Allyson Morgan, Greg Moss, Tamsi New, Sarah Nowak, Alex Song, Amy Staats, Marina Tempelsman, Mark Vigeant, Robin Virginie and Emily Chadick Weiss

John Lithgow & Steven Boyer in Emily Chadick Weiss’ Play IF YOU WIN

9Jul

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John Lithgow & Steven Boyer recorded new play IF YOU WIN by The Share’s creator, Emily Chadick Weiss for PLAYING ON AIR .


This is the duo’s third collaboration, including NBC’s TRIAL & ERROR and KING LEAR at Shakespeare in the Park. Weiss has written for her husband Boyer dozens of times, including THE SHARE. Recording of IF YOU WIN due out in late 2019 on public radio and PLAYING ON AIR podcast.

IF YOU WIN features John Lithgow as Hal Wheelwright, campaigning to be an Ohio State Representative. Boyer plays Timothy Diamond whose mother is running against him. But when Timothy tries to help the opposition win, politics becomes personal.




William Jackson Harper in Midsommar

14Mar

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William Jackson Harper in Midsommar

“Lincoln” from The Share Sitcom, aka William Jackson Harper is going from The Good Place to a scary place in MIDSOMMAR, another terrifying looking film from HEREDITARY writer/director Ari Aster.

William Jackson Harper will appear in Midsommar summer 2019

William Jackson Harper nominated for Critic’s Choice Award!

14Dec

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William Jackson Harper nominated for Critic’s Choice Award!

William Jackson Harper has earned a Critic’s Choice nomination for best supporting actor in a comedy! Harper is being honored for his performance as Chidi on Season 2 of THE GOOD PLACE.

Harper plays “Lincoln” in the “THE SHARE” Pilot and in the webisode “LINCOLN’S CLOSET

Congrats to the great William Jackson Harper! Catch him in The Good Place Thursdays 9:30/8:30c on NBC.

 

Steven Boyer burns it up on NBC’s Chicago Fire

31Oct

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Steven Boyer burns it up on NBC’s Chicago Fire

“Nathan” from The Share is making trouble as the Deputy Commissioner you love to hate on Chicago Fire’s Season 7. 

Steven Boyer plays Jerry Gorsch, a weasel of a man trying to take over the political power at Firehouse 51, driving Chief Boden and all the other firefighters to madness. Fans have a lot to say about #Gorsch!

Check out this villainous side of Steven Boyer on Chicago Fire Wednesdays 9/8c on NBC.

William Jackson Harper in The Good Place Season 3!

31Oct

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William Jackson Harper in The Good Place Season 3!

“Lincoln” from The Share is back as Chidi in Season 3 of NBC’s The Good Place!

Check out the wise, confused and very funny William Jackson Harper Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c on NBC.

Steven Boyer returns to NBC’s comedy TRIAL & ERROR July 19!

12Jul

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Steven Boyer returns to NBC’s comedy TRIAL & ERROR July 19!

The Share’s leading man, Steven Boyer, will return to NBC’s TRIAL & ERROR: Lady Killer

Thursdays 9/8c starting JULY 19!

Check out the new TRAILER!

Steven plays Dwayne Reed, the cluelessly brilliant lead investigator in the East Peck, South Carolina police department.

This season features murder suspect Lavinia Peck-Foster, played by the great Kristen Chenoweth.

The show also stars Sherri Shepherd, Nicholas D’Agosto, Jayma Mays, and Amanda Payton. Tune in to see if the most popular woman in town is also the most lethal THURSDAYS 9/8c on NBC beginning July 19.

Watch the SNEAK PEAK of Season 2! 

Haven’t seen Season 1 yet starring the suspicious yet lovable John Lithgow? Catch up here! SEASON 1 TRIAL & ERROR

Haven’t seen “The Share” sitcom yet? It’s never too late.

Check out Steven Boyer and the rest of the squished/horny roommates right here: THE SHARE

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Did you see The Good Place Season 2?!

15Mar

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William Jackson Harper (Lincoln from “The Share” and Chidi in “The Good Place”) and his three immoral mortal friends take us on a constantly surprising rollercoaster in Season 2 of The Good Place!

Ted Danson as Michael and Kristen Bell as Eleanor

If you haven’t caught up yet, make sure to catch The Good Place Season 2 before Season 3 premieres later this year!

Jameela Jamil as Tahani, William Jackson Harper as Chidi, Manny Jacinto as Jason, and Kristen Bell as Eleanor

Watch The Good Place Season 2!

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2051 a New Play by Emily Chadick Weiss

12Dec

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The Share’s creator, Emily Chadick Weiss has a reading of her new play, 2051.

2051

In 2051, Zika is all over America. Families are given government subsidies to stay home and single people must live at work. But when two couples choose to live in luxury together to survive, sex, the next generation, or an old flame may mean their end.

Tuesday, December 12 7pm The Ensemble Studio Theatre 6th Fl

Directed by Margot Bordelon

Starring

The Share’s Steven Boyer, Darcy Fowler, Curran Connor, Sasha Diamond and Jason Liebman

 

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Steven Boyer back on Broadway with Time and the Conways

2Nov

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Steven Boyer back on Broadway with Time and the Conways

Steven Boyer (Nathan from “The Share”) returns to Broadway as the malevolent Ernest Beavers in J.B. Priestly’s 1937 play,

TIME AND THE CONWAYS

The Play: In 1919 Britain, Mrs. Conway (Elizabeth McGovern of “Downton Abbey”) is full of optimism during her daughter’s lavish twenty-first birthday celebration. The Great War is over, wealth is in the air, and the family’s dreams bubble over like champagne. Jump nineteen years into the future, though, and the Conways’ lives have transformed unimaginably.

Venue:American Airlines Theatre
227 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

Check out behind the scenes of opening night with Steven in Playbill!

Time and the Conways runs on Broadway thru Nov 26. Buy Tickets