Tempe, AZ -- (ReleaseWire) -- 01/27/2014 -- Voice America Talk Radio Network announced today that nationally well-known actress and playwright, Regina Taylor, will join Desiree Watson, host of The Wellness Lounge – A Step Further radio program on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel (http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2170/the-wellness-lounge-a-step-further) Monday, January 27, at 6 a.m. Pacific Time, 9.a.m. Eastern Time.
Regina Taylor, will discuss her story and impressive accomplishments. In this hour-long radio interview, she will share her experiences and how she took success and empowerment A step Further. With an impressive body of work that encompasses film, television, theater and writing, Regina Taylor’s career continues to evolve with exciting and challenging projects.
Taylor is best known to television audiences for her role as Lilly Harper in the series "I'll Fly Away." She received many accolades for her performance in the show including winning a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and two Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Taylor was most recently seen starring in the CBS hit drama "The Unit". She took home the NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Actress in a Drama” for her work on the show. Segueing effortlessly between the big and small screen, Taylor has starred in blockbuster films alongside some of Hollywood most talented leading men. Her film credits include "The Negotiator," "Courage Under Fire," "A Family Thing," "The Keeper," "Clockers," "Losing Isaiah," and "Lean on Me."?
Taylor not only feels comfortable on the stage, she is also an accomplished playwright and director. Her other credits as playwright include "Oo-Bla-Dee," for which she won the American Critics' Association new play award. Drowning Crow," (her adaptation of Chekhov's THE SEAGULL, which was produced on Broadway by Manhattan Theater Club in its inaugural season at the Biltmore Theater and starred Alfre Woodard), "The Dreams of Sarah Breedlove," "A Night in Tunisia," "Escape from Paradise," "Watermelon Rinds," and "Inside the Belly of the Beast." Taylor’s critically acclaimed "Crowns" continues to be one of the most performed musicals in the country. It is the winner of four Washington D.C. Helen Hayes awards including Taylor’s win for Best Direction as well as Best Regional Musical
Regina Taylor is also an activist, and the National Spokesperson for the Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Organization (OCSA), launched in 2010 to educate both women and men about this deadly disease, which is the number one gynecologic cancer killer of women.
“The Wellness Lounge – A Step Further” airs live on Mondays at 6 AM Pacific / 8 AM Central / 9 AM Eastern on The VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel. To access the show, log on at http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2170/the-wellness-lounge-a-step-further. All shows will be available in Desiree Watson’s Content Library on The VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel for on-demand and pod cast download, http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2170/the-wellness-lounge-a-step-further.
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