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April 27, 2010

So lots of news! Suspicious Package: Rx has been published! It’s even on Amazon!!

Also, Suspicious Package is going to Edinburgh!!—but we need to raise a ton of money to get it there. For more info please check out our Kickstarter page, where you can also pledge to help out! (Any amount helps!)

I’ll also be contributing to The Brick’s Tiny Theater festival, as both a writer/performer in Espionage!, a new musical I helped write, and as the director of Crash Splash, a new play by the lovely Callie Kimball. Tickets are available here; Espionage! is in program A, Crash Splash is in program B.

October 26, 2009

I’m so excited! Suspicious Package: Rx is going to be published in February as part of Plays and Playwrights 2010!

Also Coming Up:

• A cameo role in Trav S.D.’s Kitsch, at Theater for the New City Nov 12-29.
• Assistant directing (and another cameo) in Michael Gardner’s The Ninja Cherry Orchard, part of December’s Fight Fest at The Brick. It’s going to be SUPER AWESOME. I promise!!

May 29, 2009

Suspicious Package #1 was such a success that we’re doing a whole new show using the same technology! It’s called Suspicious Package: Rx, and it’s a retro sci-fi show, very Twilight Zone, where each audience member plays a role! It’s very cool (at least the critics thought so!) More info and tickets at

I’ve also been rehearsing Fassbinder’s Blood on the Cat’s Neck with Ian W. Hill–and I get to play the lead, comic book heroine Phoebe Zeit-geist! Very very awesome. It’ll be in August. For more updates on the show, check out Ian’s blog.

June 2, 2008

Been forever since my last update, but I’ve been pretty busy! Two shows coming up:
Suspicious Package, an ipod noir I created! Check it out, I think it’ll be really cool.
Q&A;: The Perception of Dawn, a show I’m working on with the illustrious Danny Bowes. I play a glamorous, coke addicted movie star. Come see it!

Both are part of The Film Festival: The Theater Festival. Hope you can make them both!

July 10, 2007

Tons of performances coming up!
• Reading of Mario Fratti’s Piggy Bank @ Drama Books 4pm July 21. Free!

• Reading of Trav S.D’s Sea of Love @ the Coney Island Museum 4pm July 22. $5 Suggested Donation.
• Revival of Ian W. Hill’s brilliant noir pastiche World Gone Wrong @ The Brick Aug 4-18
• Revival of Ian W. Hill’s H.P. Lovecraft play At the Mountains of Slumberland @ The Brick Aug 8-26

Hope you can join me for at least one of these events! —Gyda

June 14, 2007

Be sure to check out The Brick’s Pretentious Festival. You can still catch me in Between the Legs of God and Ian W. Hill’s Hamlet. If you missed my star turn in the fabulous Grand Opera Mother Is Looking So Well Today the video is posted below. —Gyda

February 8, 2007

I’m so sad that Anna Nicole is dead. After spending most of last year in her skin, I’ve had a special place for her in my heart. How very tragic. —Gyda

January 3, 2007

Happy New Year, everyone! I’m excited to announce my newest role–I’ll be playing Eve in an adaptation of Mark Twain’s Exctracts from Adam’s Diary, part of Metropolitan Playhouse’s TwainFest! All the details are here (we are program B). Gyda

November 15, 2006

Just got a great review for my work in my latest show, Mountain Hotel, part of the Havel festival. “There are some excellent performances from among the large ensemble, including standout turns by Gyda Arber as a naive would-be siren…” Click here to buy tickets–only 5 performances left! —Gyda

July 3, 2006

Not only is there a big pic of me in this week’s Time Out New York, but Greed: A Musical Love $tory, in which I play Anna Nicole, has been extended through August! “One of the best new musicals in town,” according to Click here to buy tickets (they’re $10–you can afford ‘um!) —Gyda

July 1, 2006

Just finished redesigning my new website. Doesn’t it look great? I love the designer, William Bright, he does great work. He?s also the iPodSubwayMaps guy. How cool is that? Hope you enjoy it! —Gyda

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