Emmys: Natasha Lyonne and Betty Gilpin Sound Off on Stylized Comedies, Female Communities and Shame

Published on Aug 15, 2019

Emmys: Natasha Lyonne and Betty Gilpin Sound Off on Stylized Comedies, Female Communities and Shame

Almost a decade ago Betty Gilpin and Natasha Lyonne were both performing in plays in the same theater in New York. To hear Lyonne tell it, she was in the black box, indie project that only had 20 seats to fill per show, while Gilpin was on the main stage. The East Coast performers were in each other’s orbits then, but now, their worlds are colliding much more, as they are both identify as “Jenji’s girls.”

They ended up shooting at the same studio in Astoria, Queens when Gilpin was on “Nurse Jackie” and Lyonne on “Orange is the New Black.

Read full article at: Variety - TV News

Author: Danielle Turchiano