I’m Playing Multiple Roles in a Staged Reading of “A Question of Country”

I’m delighted to share that I’m going to be playing multiple juicy roles in a staged reading of a fascinating new fact-based play about apartheid called A Question of Country by the supremely talented Janet Neipris.  Janet is head of graduate screenwriting and playwrighting at NYU, and has turned out a host of wonderful writers in […]

The Foreigner Wins 2014 Carbonell Award for Best Production of a Play!

Last night, I attended the 39th Annual Carbonell Awards in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as part of the delegation from the fabulous Maltz Jupiter Theatre. And I’m thrilled to share the news that our production of The Foreigner, in which I played the title character, beat out the impressive competition to land the coveted 2014 Best Production […]

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 […]