Fun Q&A For My Carbonell Awards Best Actor Nomination!

Here’s a link to a silly and fun Q&A session I did for South Florida’s Carbonell Awards, as a Best Actor in a Play nominee for my work in Larry Shue’s wonderful comedy The Foreigner at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre.  Win or lose, I’m looking forward to attending the ceremony with the Maltz Jupiter team in Ft. […]

Closing Day for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Portland Stage

It’s closing day for our production of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” at Portland Center Stage.  My heartfelt thanks again to director Rose Riordan​, company manager Don Kenneth Mason​, and everyone else at PCS who gave me this opportunity and made me feel so welcome.  And of course special thanks and hugs to […]

AEA Union Members: The AEA Scholarship Voice Program is Back

I’m passing on this information from my terrific and endlessly supportive voice teacher, Eric Michael Gillett, who runs this program.  I’ve been a member of the scholarship program for a couple of years now, and it has made a real difference in my singing auditions.  If you’re an AEA member and are seeking affordable voice lessons, […]

I Received a Carbonell Award Nomination For Best Actor in “The Foreigner”!

I received a wonderful voicemail recently from the fabulous Andrew Kato, wunderkind and Producing Artistic Director of the beautiful Maltz Jupiter Theatre.  Andrew wanted me to know that the theatre received a total of 14 nominations for South Florida’s Carbonell Awards.  Five of the nominations were for our fall 2014 production of Larry Shue’s wonderfully silly […]

My Audio and Video Interview about Vanya for Portland Radio Project

Here’s another fun bit of PR for my current production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike running at Portland Center Stage through 2/8.  This time I’m interviewed by Inessa, Program Director/Music Director for Portland Radio Project, who was a real sweetheart.  I’ve had such a good time with all my interviewers here in Portland! PRP ended up […]

New “Vanya and Sonia” Radio Interview on Portland’s Wild Planet

I recently did an interview about Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, and my career in general, with Sam, the genial host of Portland’s new gay radio station, Wild Planet.  It was fairly early in the day for me, so who knows what I said–it could be very entertaining to tune in and find out! Click […]

Vanya and Sonia Opens Tonight at Portland Center Stage!

After five previews with great audiences, this is it!  Tonight we open our production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Portland Center Stage.  This unofficially qualifies as my West Coast stage debut, too. If you’re in the Porland, OR area, and need an evening of laughs–buy your tickets now!  I’m told weekends are already heavily […]

New “Vanya and Sonia” Interview in PQ Monthly Online

This Friday is opening night for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Portland Center Stage.  The previews have been a great learning experience for us all, and we keep playing with little moments to make the production even better.  Audiences have been fantastic. Here’s a link to an interview I gave recently for Portland’s […]

Happy Holidays from the Portland Center Stage Company of Vanya and Sonia!

Happily, order was restored just in time for the holidays.  As you can tell from our silly string of holiday photos, we’re having an awful lot of fun putting together Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike here at Portland Center Stage.  If you’re in the area, come see us!  We play 1/10-2/8 in 2015.  Thanks […]

Holiday Photo Madness for Vanya and Sonia at Portland Center Stage

When we started rehearsals at Portland Center Stage for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike last Tuesday, we were given a tour of the beautiful Gerding Theater (a.k.a. The Armory).  They are currently running their seasonal favorite production The Santaland Diaries in the Ellen Bye Studio Theatre in the basement.  The minute I laid eyes on […]