Everyone loves, Mary-Louise Parker. In her recent role in “Red 2”, she seems so comfortable in character, that it makes you wonder; maybe this is just who she is? Parkers plays “Sarah Ross”; the, at first, unwilling girlfriend of “Frank Moses”, played by “Bruce Willis”; a retired government agent that clumsily courts her, by purposely misplacing his pension checks. Red’s also includes some other fun names; John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, and Anthony Hopkins.
No stranger to the “Great White Way”, Parker begins an eleven week run on Broadway, where she will initiate the character of “Elizabeth Gaesling” a recently widowed mother who is concerned with her son’s inevitable deployment overseas. Sharr White’s new play; “The Snow Geese” is set in upstate rural New York, with the backdrop of a World War I in full force overseas.
According to Broadway.com, the play, which opens; October 24, on Broadway, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, (261 West 47th Street) will be a strictly limited engagement. Parker’s last visit to the Friedman stage was back in “2004” where she was nominated for a Tony Award, for her role in Craig Lucas’ “Reckless.
Born in 1964, Mary-Louise Parker has been able to retain her feisty girl next door image, throughout her career. The Southern born actress majored in acting and graduated from the North Carolina School of arts. Mary-Louise Parker is hitting her stride and we’re sure to see her on the big screen, small screen, and stage, for many years to come.