In a fantastic piece from the New York Times out today, the feature takes a look at several of your beloved favortie’s from As the World Turns and where they are now that the 54-year-old soap drew it’s last breath this past September. Profiled here are: Jake Silbermann on his new film project, Stuffer, Michael Park on his current theatrical productions, and cast members going from making considerable higher dollar amounts on the soap to less for theatre, Terri Colombino who moved to One Life to Live and was one of the only soapers to stay in New York from the show with a new daytime gig.
Then, the piece takes a look at new group of transplanted Oakdalians in L.A. from Maura West, Jon and Kelly Menighan Hensley, Daniel Cosgrove, who now will appear on All My Children, and Van Hansis. They all either moved to Sunny Southern California or are looking for work in Hollywood. According to the NY Times, Hansis stated, “I just kind of felt like if you want to get work, go where the work is,” He hired a West Coast agent to focus on prime-time auditions. “That being said, if a soap contract were offered to me, I might have a completely different story. It’s a great job.”
And what of Eileen Fulton, Trent Dawson, and Colleen Zenk? Well, this talented trio are profiled as well, as they continue with theatre and cabaret and look for their next big projects.