I just came across a very interesting site called playshakespeare.com, which is a free resource offering online texts of all of William Shakespeare’s plays, as well as reviews of theatrical productions, an online community, research materials, the inevitable Bard-related shopping, and more. It’s an ambitious site, so it’s going to take me a while to [...]
King Lear at Vermont Stage Company
One evening last week, I went to refill a small portable bottle of non-aspirin pain reliever pills that I keep in my audition bag. I opened both the jumbo Costco-sized bottle and the little travel size bottle, and filled the little one with pills from the big one. [...]
A Vermont Stage Gala!
Vermont Stage Company invited me to take part in their 10th Anniversary Gala. I was honored. I presented scenes from our huge VSC hit productions of The Foreigner and King Lear, and helped narrate the entire evening, alongside Artistic Director Mark Nash, and his wife and Associate Artistic Director, Kathryn Blume. [...]
Busy, Busy, Busy!
The outdoor NYC parks production of King Lear was a great success in June and July, despite the record rainfalls. The audiences at both Central Park and Battery Park were brave and wonderful. The cast and crew were as nice a bunch of people as I could ever hope to meet. And [...]
King Lear in NYC parks, and a short film, too!
I’ve been cast as the Fool in my second production of King Lear with my friend Donald Grody as the titular monarch. This time, it’s for the New York Classical Theatre Company here in NYC, whose mission is to provide free professional classical theatre to [...]
King Lear Ruled!
I’m thrilled that our production of King Lear at Vermont Stage was a massive hit with both critics and audience members. The production starred Broadway veteran Donald Grody as the tragic title character. The entire production was beautifully cast, designed and directed, and the live percussion soundscape took the production to a [...]