News Release
April 6, 2011

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT GEOFF SHEEHAN AT 203-332-5270 OR JOEL ROMAN AT 203-257-9368

Bridgeport Native’s Play To Be Staged At HCC
One-person Show

April 14, 2011 at 8 p.m.

BRIDGEPORT – Hollywood’s Lost Child: It Ain’t Easy Being Godly, a one-person show by Bridgeport native and former Housatonic Community College student Joel Roman, will be performed Thursday, April 14 at the college.

Roman, who was born and raised in Bridgeport and graduated from Harding High School, has more than 10 years acting experience. He has appeared on TV shows such as Law & Order, Jonny Zero, America’s Most Wanted, and iCarly, as well as in numerous films such as Cielto Lindo, The Journey, Docweiler, and Skid Marks, playing strong lead and supporting characters.

Roman has also done off-Broadway plays in New York and California. His credits include roles in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Madwoman of Chaillot. He is represented by the Mary Anne Claro Talent Agency.

He began his acting career during his senior year at Harding, continuing his studies at the Regional Center for the Arts and Housatonic. He took classes and workshops at a number of other venues, including TVI Studios in New York.

Future engagements include a role in A Bullies Blues April 22-24 at Bridgeport’s Playhouse on the Green, and his directorial debut with Shakespeare’s Othello August 26 at the same venue.

Hollywood’s Lost Child, which is open to the public at no charge, will be staged at 8 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center in Lafayette Hall.

Housatonic Community College provides an affordable and accessible education through two-year degrees, transfer preparation, and certificate programs, as well as a wide variety of continuing education and personal/professional enrichment seminars and workshops.  In addition, HCC offers employee and occupational training for businesses, municipalities, government agencies, and professional associations to help develop the educated and skilled workforce required to meet regional business and industry needs.  HCC is nationally recognized as an “Achieving the Dream” institution.  To learn more, visit the college’s website at: www.hcc.commnet.edu <http://www.hcc.commnet.edu> .

HCC is located at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in downtown Bridgeport, less than 150 yards off I-95 (Exit 27) and Rte. 8 (Exit 1), a block from the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard. Free parking is available in the Housatonic garage.