November 25, 2014

Salem Alumna Honored By Sonnet Repertory Theatre

photo of Celia Weston

Celia Weston C’70 was honored by Sonnet Repertory Theatre at their 12th Annual Benefit and Cabaret. The gala, held on Sunday, November 23, 2014, in New York City, featured an array of accomplished and celebrated writers and performers, including Derrick Baskin, Kerry Butler, Jason Robert Brown, Megan Hilty, Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, and John Behlmann.

After receiving her degree, from Salem College, Weston landed the role of Jolene Hunnicutt in the CBS series, Alice. She has gone on to appear in several television series, including American Horror Story and Modern Family. She has appeared in over forty films, including Dead Man Walking, The Village, and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. In addition to her presence on screen, Weston has also worked to develop a Broadway career, with roles in Loose Ends, Garden District, Summer and Smoke, and many others.

Weston is the recipient of an Outer Critics Circle Award and was nominated for a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for a Featured Actress for her work in The Last Night of Ballyhoo.