Nina Murano — "Claire's Mother / Joey's Mother"

Nina has appeared on HBO's Oz, TNT's documentary film, Family Values:The Mob and the Movies. She toured nationally in the theater production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. As a singer she has appeared on The Joe Franklin Show and on ESPN, when she performed the National Anthem at Shea Stadium for the New York Mets. She has been the featured on-air guest on radio's WLTW-Lite FM with Valerie Smaldone; WWOR's Luncheon at Sardi's with Joan Hamburg and Arlene Francis and on The Joey Adams Show. She has performed at numerous New York venues including Jimmy Weston's, The Village Gate, Sweet Basil, Condon's, Sweetwater's, Greene St., 37th St. Hideaway, Red Blazer, Freddy's, Tramps, Eleonora's and Danny's Skylight Room. She has also performed in Los Angeles at The Beverly Hilton, in Florence at Il Sipario and in Amsterdam at the Bette Asfalt Theatre.She has received the Bistro Award from Backstage, the Outstanding Solo Performance Award from NY Native and has been the recipient of fifteen ASCAP Special Popular Song Panel Awards. Nina coaches actors for film, television and stage. She conducts private acting classes based on the Meisner tenets at her New York studio; many of her students are working in television, soap opera and film.