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Ella Dershowitz stars in Vineyard Playhouse production

Ella Dershowitz getting ready before “The Screenwriter’s Daughter.”
Ella Dershowitz getting ready before “The Screenwriter’s Daughter.”Peter Simon

It’s called “The Screenwriter’s Daughter,” but the Vineyard Playhouse’s latest production might as well be called “The Legal Eagle’s Offspring.” Why? Because one of the stars of writer-

director Larry Mollin’s show about tireless Hollywood screenwriter Ben Hecht and his actress daughter Jenny is Ella Dershowitz, the Yale-educated actress daughter of Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz and wife Carolyn Cohen. The show runs through this weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Performing Arts Center. . . . In advance of her debut next week on the new season of “Project Runway,” Sonjia Williams got all gussied up by Lawrence Hamilton, a stylist at Patrice Vinci Salon on Newbury Street. Hamilton also tended the tresses the other day of newly minted Miss America Olivia Culpo. . . . Actor William Fichtner, who’s perhaps best known for his role as Colonel Willie Sharp in “Armageddon,” was spied at Logan Airport Thursday.

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