About this Artist
In the Family Way
Words by Julia Sweeney
Music by Anthony Marinelli
JULIA SWEENEY is a writer and actress most known for her years on Saturday Night Live (1989-1994) and for performing a one-woman show, God Said, Ha! on Broadway. On SNL, Julia's most famous character was "Pat," an androgynous person who puzzled people wherever he/she went. The movie It's Pat was released by Disney in 1996. The film of her monologue, God Said, Ha! was produced by Quentin Tarantino and released by Miramax in 1998. She has appeared in numerous TV shows and movies and was a consulting producer on Sex & the City and Desperate Housewives. Julia is currently finishing her book My Beautiful Loss-Of-Faith Story and taking her show "Letting Go Of God" to New York in the fall.
Her saga of the highs and lows of becoming a mother is performed at these concerts with a new original orchestral score by composer Anthony Marinelli. His film credits include Leaving Las Vegas, God Said, Ha!, The Man from Elysian Fields, and Mayor of the Sunset Strip.