CHICAGO – The issue of gender identity, especially for those who are born with a vagueness as to what to call themselves between/beyond boy and girl, has come front and center in the U.S., both with the legalization of gay marriage and the callous repudiation of identity by trying to pass laws dismissing it (the North Carolina “bathroom” laws). The performance companies of The Living Canvas and Nothing Without a Company is currently staging “[Trans]formation,” which presents gender identity art by six performers, who perform most of the play in the nude.
‘Ghost Whisperer’ on CBS With Jennifer Love Hewitt to Air ‘Dead Ringer’ Episode on May 14, 2010
CHICAGO – The all-new episode 521 of “Ghost Whisperer” on CBS, which is called “Dead Ringer,” will air on Friday, May 14, 2010.
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In its fifth season, the series centers on a newlywed named Melinda Gordon (Jennifer Love Hewitt) with the ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of the recently deceased. She overcomes skepticism and doubt to help send their important messages to the living and allow the dead to pass over to the other side.
“Ghost Whisperer” features Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim, Christoph Sanders and Jamie Kennedy from series creator John Gray. Information follows about this all-new episode.
In “Dead Ringer,” a routine haunting turns very strange when a man whose ghost Melinda is trying to help suddenly turns up alive. Melinda finds herself caught in a bizarre and dangerous revenge plot while battling enemies she didn’t know she had. Meanwhile, the romance between Melinda and Jim Clancy (David Conrad) deepens in an unexpected way.
“Dead Ringer” guest stars Michael Graziadei as “Kyle” (“The Young and the Restless,” “90210”), Stephanie Lemlin as “Gale” (“Kung Fu Panda,” “CSI”), Will Shadley as “Boy Seth” (“Chowder,” “Dirty Sexy Money”), Timon Kyle Durrett as “Sheriff” (“Samantha Who?,” “The Young and the Restless”) and Randolph Montooth as “Allen” (“One Life to Live,” “As the World Turns”).
Musically, this episode features “It’s Me” by Helen Austin, “I Just Realized” by Matt Wertz (Handwritten Records), “In Front Of Me” by Greg Laswell (Vanguard Records) and an original score by Mark Snow (eight Emmy nominations).