Reno, 28th Annual ODU Literary Festival
Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center
Reno started performing at such haunts in New York City’s East Village as Dixon Place, St Mark’s Poetry Project, WOW and P.S. 122. Her first full-length show, “Reno in Rage and Rehab,” began at PS. 122 and was done off-Broadway, later adapted into an ACE Award-nominated HBO comedy hour. Other full-length shows done off-Broadway and toured extensively include “Reno Once Removed” and “Citizen Reno.” In 2001, her non-fiction sitcom television series, also called “Citizen Reno,” premiered on Bravo. Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner exec-produced that as well as the film she made with Lydia Pilcher for HBO, "Reno Finds Her Mom," co-starring Mary Tyler Moore and Tomlin. “Rebel Without A Pause,” her critically acclaimed, Drama Desk Award-nominated personal/political rant show about the events of September 11, 2001, opened October 4, 2001 in Nicky Paraiso’s club at LaMaMa ETC and closed off-Broadway at the end of summer 2002. Acting roles include: Tony Kushner’s A Bright Room Called Day (The Public); Edith Ann’s shrink in ABC’s “Edith Ann” (by Jane Wagner). Films include Kinsey, Manchurian Candidate, 24-Hour Woman (by Nancy Savoca, with Rosie Perez). Reno’s Web site is www.citizenreno.com.
Reno presented on Monday, October 3, 2005 at 8:00 p.m.
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