Zalmen or the madness of God


A play by Elie Wiesel

Directed by Guila Clara Kessous

Diana Rice

Diana Rice is versatile in theatrical experiences including working as Magician's Assistant with World Master Magician, Richard Volcane.  Other credits include Psycho Beach Party as Bettina Barnes directed by Kevin Fennessy; Those Were The Days as Helen Kane/Sally Rand at the Averof at the Wilbur Theatre; Band Wagon as Ivy Meredith and Watch Your Step-Irving Berlin as Estelle in American Classics Theatre in Process Co.;  Boy in Manhattan Je Vou Dis with Theatre Redux; Three Penny Opera as Sally with the late Sarah Caldwell at the Opera Co. of Boston; Vaudeville Revisited with Bob Gautreau at the Starlite Theatre, CT as various vaudeville characters including Gracie Allen, Sophie Tucker, Mae West; Helen Kane.  Waiting for Gautreau as Louise/Crystal with Centastage; Sgnarelle as Celie with Brookline Theatre in which she received Best Actress Award by The New England Theatre Conference; Mimix with comic Bob Gautreau at the Comedy Connection; MGM Grand Casino & Theme Park in Las Vegas as Betty Boop and Cyndi Lauper lookalike and  including Nightmare with Magician Loren Christopher Michaels as Magician's Assistant.  She has often performed in costume as Blue Clues Dog; Sponge Bob; Tommy The Rugrat and Power Puff Blossom.  Singer in the Festival of Light & Song Co and performed as Befana and Joey & Maria's Comedy Wedding as Pregnant Bridesmaid with Darylne Franklin Productions.  Winner of King Feature's Betty Boop Contest in NY and Most Original Act in Talent America, NY.  She was seen on the Oprah Winfrey's Show in 2006 Oprah & Gayle's Big Adventure Part 1, a surprise visit with Celebrity Lookalikes Convention in Las Vegas as Cyndi Lauper lookalike.  She has also appeared in numerous films including The Bostonians as Day Maid directed by James Ivory; Against The Law Series as Reporter; XGames as Betty Boop on ESPN Sports; also seen as Cyndi Lauper lookalike on CMT and Travel Channels and hnd performed with the Downtown Divas by John Stuart in Las Vegas.