WE LOVE SOAPS ANNOUNCES SEBASTIAN LA CAUSE, MICHAEL O'LEARY, RACHAEL HIP-FLORES AND YVONNE PERRY AS ADDITIONAL CELEBRITY PRESENTERS AT THE THIRD ANNUAL INDIE SOAP AWARDS
Winners will be revealed at a live ceremony
on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
(New York, NY) January 26, 2012 - We Love Soaps reveals second slate of celebrity presenters for the 3rd Annual Indie Soap Awards. The ISAs honor the best dramas and comedies in scripted serialized web series. The winners will be announced in a gala award presentation ceremony at New World Stages in New York, NY, on February 21, 2012.
We Love Soaps is proud to announce the following celebrity presenters:
• Michael O'Leary, longtime star of Guiding Light; nominated actor from Steamboat
• Yvonne Perry, longtime star of As The World Turns; actress from Empire
• Orlagh Cassidy, star of Guiding Light and Another World; nominated actress from Empire
• Julie Ann Emery of TV's Damages, ER and Commander in Chief; nominated actress and producer from Then We Got Help!
• Karri Bowman of TV's Grounded for Life; nominated actress from Bandwagon
• Sebastian La Cause of Broadway's Rocky Horror Show and Chicago; creator and nominated actor from Hustling
• Kevin Earley of Broadway's Tale of Two Cities and Thoroughly Modern Millie; actor from Then We Got Help!
• Michael Myracle of action films Violent Zone and Delta Force 2; nominated actress from California Heaven
• Catherine Frels of The Academy of Classical Acting at George Washington University; nominated actress from Thurston
• Anthony Anderson, nominated actor and ISA winner from Anacostia
• Rachael Hip-Flores of the new series Good People in Love; nominated actress and ISA winner from Anyone But Me
• Rick Dalton, nominated actor from Ragged Isle
• Jason Leaver, nominated creator of Out With Dad
• Marion Akpan, actress from Anacostia
"We try to keep the focus on their incredible achievements in the web series medium, but it's just impossible to ignore the fact that we're packing the theater with an incredibly talented and accomplished mix of theater stars, indie filmmakers and daytime soap opera (and other!) TV actors," said We Love Soaps founder, Roger Newcomb. "Moving the show to New World Stages allows us to do something even bigger and better this year. We even have a surprise or two planned!"
As previously announced, Kristos Andrews (The Bay), Jodi Britton(Sundays), Michael Caruso (DeVanity), John Colella (Vampire Mob), Jillian Clare (Miss Behave), Patrika Darbo (Miss Behave), Dee Freeman (Pretty), Sid Garza-Hillman (Sundays), Micha
el Taylor Gray (Pretty), Stacy McQueen (Pretty), Forrest Naylor (Sundays) and Alexis Zibolis (DeVanity) will also be presenting awards during the ceremony.
We Love Soaps has been covering the best in serialized programming since 2007 from television to the web. The Indie Soap Awards, or ISAs, were developed in 2009 to celebrate the best of serialized content developed for the web. For more information, including all the nominations, visit http://welovesoaps.com/