X-Files' Gillian Is Latest US Star to Hit West End

By Carroll, Bernadette | The Evening Standard (London, England), May 13, 2002 | Go to article overview

X-Files' Gillian Is Latest US Star to Hit West End


Carroll, Bernadette, The Evening Standard (London, England)


Byline: BERNADETTE CARROLL

THE X-FILES star Gillian Anderson is to become the latest American star to take to the West End stage.

Anderson, 33, is to star in Michael Weller's new play, What The Night Is For.

Speaking last night at a benefit for the Neurofibromatosis Association at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, the actress said: "It's going to be in the West End though no theatre has been finalised."

Anderson made her name as Agent Dana Scully on the supernatural crime series The X-Files, for which she earns more than ?200,000 an episode. However, after a decade on the programme she wants to return to her first love - theatre.

The star first developed a taste for West End theatre when she lived in London as a child. She attended a summer school for budding actors run by the National Theatre when she was at Cornell University, and went on to make a series of performances on and off-Broadway.

Anderson, who lived in Crouch End before her parents moved back to the States when she was 11, made a brief appearance at a gala performance in London three years ago, but her new play will be her full stage debut in the city that sparked her thespian ambition. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

X-Files' Gillian Is Latest US Star to Hit West End
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.