I Will Perform at 75th Anniversary “Grapes of Wrath” Celebration at Smithsonian in D.C.

I know that our wonderful Asolo Repertory Theatre production of The Grapes of Wrath closed last Saturday night.  But three of us actors have been invited to perform two scenes from our production as part of a celebration co-hosted by the Smithsonian and the National Steinbeck Center this Thursday evening in D.C. The evening pays tribute […]

Farewell to “Vanya” and “Philadelphia” at Asolo Rep

Well, all good things must come to an end, they say.  Last night, we gave the final performance of Frank Galati’s beautiful production of Brian Friel’s Philadelphia, Here I Come! And at this afternoon’s matinee, we also say farewell to Peter Amster’s sublime production of Chris Durang’s uniquely wonderful Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. My thanks […]

New Trailer for “Philadelphia, Here I Come!” at Asolo Rep

Here’s a new trailer for our lovely production of Brian Friel’s classic play Philadelphia, Here I Come! directed by Frank Galati at Asolo Rep.  If you don’t blink, you’ll catch a fleeting glimpse of me as Canon O’Byrne!  I also make a brief appearance in this production (though not in this video clip) as Ben Burton, the […]

Philadelphia Here I Come! Opens Tonight at Asolo Repertory Theatre!

Well, it’s here at last!  Tonight I make my formal Asolo Rep debut as we open Frank Galati’s eloquent production of Brian Friel’s early masterpiece, Philadelphia, Here I Come! Working with Frank has been a quiet revelation.  His rehearsal room is a nurturing environment for organic collaboration; all ideas are given genuine and gracious consideration, and […]

A Day of Fantastic Firsts at the Asolo Repertory Theatre

Today, we had our first run-through of Philadelphia, Here I Come! directed by the amazing Frank Galati, at Asolo Rep. This production is wonderful; funny, truthful, and utterly heartbreaking.  Frank works so quietly, so unassumingly, and so openly.  And the result is such an organic, richly-textured depiction of a rural Irish community that at three […]

Asolo Rep Here I Come!

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve just been offered a three-role, five-month season with the distinguished Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida this winter.  And I’m even more thrilled to share the list of plays, roles and directors: Philadelphia, Here I Come! by Brian Friel Role: Canon O’Byrne Director: Frank Galati The Grapes of Wrath by […]