Sharon Gans


Sharon Gans

Sharon Gans (born July 29, 1935, in New York City) is an American actress. She played the part of Valencia Merble Pilgrim, Billy Pilgrim's annoying wife, in George Roy Hill's Slaughterhouse Five. Gans starred in the award-winning documentary "".

infobox actress



birthdate=birth date and age|1942|7|29
birthplace=New York City, New York
occupation=Stage, film actress

Gans and her husband, Alex Horn, ran the Theatre of All Possibilities in San Francisco until 1978, when its doors were closed due to allegations of abuse. While the theatre did produce stage shows, its work was done by students of a group led by Gans and Horn, ostensibly based on the work of PD Ouspensky and GI Gurdjieff. [ [http://www.rickross.com/reference/theater/theater1.html Sharon Gans left San Francisco amidst scandal in 1978 ] ] The Theater of All Possibilities is also known as the Odyssey Study Group, The Work, or Fourth Way School, and is considered by some to be cult-like in its activities. [ [http://www.freedomofmind.com/resourcecenter/groups/o/odyssey/ Odyssey Study Group ] ] [ [http://www.cultnews.com/archives/000109.html Cult News.com: "Cult" Compound for sale ] ] [ [http://www.rickross.com/groups/theater.html "The Work" a "Fourth Way School" ] ] [ [http://esotericfreedom.com/ School. The Work. Information about the group led by Sharon Gans, Robert Klein, and Alex Horn ] ]

In October 1988, Gans directed the play "The Legend of Sharon Shashanovah", presented at the 47th Street Theater in New York City. [ [http://theater2.nytimes.com/mem/theater/treview.html?res=940DE1DA1F30F93AA35753C1A96E948260 'Sharon Shashanovah,' A Play Within a Play] ] Gans co-wrote "A Chekhov Concert" with Jordan Charney that was performed by the Moscow Contemporary Theater. [ [http://www.filmreference.com/film/76/Jordan-Charney.html Jordan Charney Biography (1937-) ] ]

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