HomeTVABCStephen Nichols and Julia Pace Mitchell Support P.S. Arts Evening of Modernism Daytime Confidential May 7, 2012 ABC, Drama, Modern Family, Photos, The Young and The Restless 14 Comments The Young and the Restless’ Stephen Nichols and Julia Pace Mitchell were among the celebrities who attended the P.S. Arts Evening of Modernism at Barker Hanger on May 4. Y&R guest star Catherine Bach and Modern Family’s Julie Bowen also popped up at the benefit in Santa Monica. The P.S. Arts “works to educate and empower classroom teachers through arts-related workshops that demonstrate how to integrate creative expression and the arts into core academic subjects.” See more photos after the jump! Stephen Nichols 14 Responses alstonboy4315 May 7, 2012 Julie Pace Mitchell looks as STIFF and unnatural on the red carpet as she does on the show! Log in to Reply CardsFan May 7, 2012 And that’s not saying much either! Log in to Reply The_Moustache May 7, 2012 i like their friendship on the show and how she is always sticking up for him. Log in to Reply MsAgentProvocateur1 May 7, 2012 Glad to see Catherine Bach got dressed up for this event. Log in to Reply tori87dec May 8, 2012 Love Stephen,he always looks fantastic) :love: Log in to Reply hey mon May 8, 2012 C’mon now, alstonboy. Don’t say nothing bad about Sophia. No one is saying that she is Drucilla (there is…only one) Log in to Reply Jon May 8, 2012 I think Julia P Mitchell looks so much better off screen than the way TPTB dress Sofia! Log in to Reply david46208 May 8, 2012 Sophia: I’s loves Harpo! God Knows I do. But I’ll kill ‘um dead fo’ I let him beat me. Now you want a dead son miss Cecily. You’s keeps on advising him like you do. She is just not an actress. No way no how on Y&R has she given us anything to work with it. She is always looking lost. Log in to Reply SoapArmageddon May 8, 2012 The apple does fall far from the tree sometimes. She definitely inherited some of her mother’s beauty; but Judy Pace was and is one of the best African-American actresses around. And her dad Don Mitchell, whose work I’ve never seen, apparently was on a long-running TV series in the seventies. (David, Judy Pace = Celeste on Days?) Log in to Reply david46208 May 8, 2012 @SoapArmageddon: Yep just as bad her on Days. The casting director did not think real hard when they are doing the casting on either soap. If they were going to cast this woman that would ultimately end up having a love affair with Neil then they needed to have not only a dynamic actress who could bring something to table. But also someone close to being in-line with who a conservative leaning Neil would go for. Think of Neil as your black conservative executive who married a liberal Dru. Now that is around what he needs again. He needs that total opposite. So I would have suggested this Napiera Danielle Groves (ex-Bonnie, ATWT) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjamf0SRFzQ She had something I could work with. Log in to Reply SoapArmageddon May 8, 2012 I was suggesting her mother Judy for the role of Days’s Celeste. At seventy years old, that woman still has the glamour that commands attention when she walks on the stage or on the red carpet. I’ve completely given up on Bev Todd. Log in to Reply david46208 May 8, 2012 @SoapArmageddon: Valarie Pettiford is the other actress that could tackle the role. Because the writers are going to write her like they would Tanya Boyd. And that is the best possible choice. All of the other sisah’s are very much down-home momma types and Celeste was very different then we had seen before. Log in to Reply MsAgentProvocateur1 May 8, 2012 I like your thinking with Napiera Danielle Groves, david46208. The last thing Y&R needs to be doing is trying to clone Dru since she was one of a kind, but Napiera can be pretty dynamic if the writing is done well (let’s pretend that Y&R is still a well written soap). They had some success with Nia Peoples in the past so it can be done, in terms of pairing Neil with other women. Oh, but the writing… Log in to Reply david46208 May 8, 2012 @MsAgentProvocateur1: Yep they can’t copy Dru, but they would be able to build a new character up. And yes Nia Peeples was good once they actually started using her. Yet that was sadly toward the end of her run. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.