“A Finger In Many Pies,” TV Soap, June 25, 2007

A Finger In Many Pies TV Soap, June 25, 2007 By Robert Waldron DAYS OF OUR LIVES Mary Beth Evans (Kayla, pictured) could easily be ranked as one to the busiest women in Daytime.  Besides her role on DAYS, she’s also a judge on the reality TV series I WANNA BE A SOAP STAR and she runs her own business, Mary Beth’s Apple Pie Co. On I WANNA BE A SOAP STAR, Evans is part of a three-judge panel that also includes DAYS’ Head Writer Hogan Sheffer. “I got a call to come in and help out with the preliminary judging,” the preliminary judging,” shares Evans on how she landed the job.  “I thought it would be a fun day.” The opportunity arose shortly after Evans read opposite several actresses who tested for the recast of Kayla’s daughter Stephanie (formerly played by Shayna Rose), which went to Shelly Hennig.  “I really enjoyed that,” she smiles.  Evans enjoys the chemistry she shares with her fellow judges.  “(Talent manager) Michael Bruno has the edge, Hogan comes from a character point of view and I bring the actor’s perspective,” she points out.  “We make a good team.” Evans has her finger in another lucrative pie – quite literally.  She began her pie-making business on a dare. Bases on the positive response she received from family and friends on her apple pie recipe,...

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