Bonita Friedericy Bonita Friedericy returned to the Colony stage as Carrie in Toys in the Attic, last appearing here as Ellie Dunne (Drama-Logue award) in Heartbreak House, both directed by Jessica Kubzansky. Other Colony appearances (sans Jessica) include Our Country's Good (Ovation Award), 17 Days, Oxford's Will (with Barbara Beckley), and Could I Have This Dance? (Robby Award), as well as Grotesque LoveSongs, When the Bough Breaks, Bedroom Farce, Thataway Jack, A Day Out of Time, and Round and Round the Garden. In addition, she directed the Colony Bonus productions of Picnic and Fool for Love

She is also a resident actor with Bottom's Dream, a more experimental theatre company. She has been seen there performing The Land of Fog and Whistles, a 50-minute Mac Wellman monologue, directed by Jim Martin, playing the ghost of the planet Pluto. She has also appeared in I Ought To Be In Pictures at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, directed by  Jules Aaron.

Bonita was the first recipient of the Natalie Schaeffer (Lovey Howell) Award, a lovely award/endowment for somewhat struggling character actresses in Los Angeles. 


Bonita has appeared on television a lot lately, trying to guest on her dearest friends’ favorite shows (Enterprise, Angel, Alias, etc.). In the fall, she will make a brief appearance as an ancient, drunken motel manager in the film The House of Sand and Fog. She has a husband and two cats. She is extremely fond of all of them.

 
 
8/2003