NEWS (Archived)

JUL 2017 "AS YOU LIKE IT"

Playing Touchstone in Antaeus Company's "As You Like It," directed by Rob Clare. Excellent cast, and in our beautiful new home in Glendale!

MAY 2017 "Cloud 9" Honored!

The production of "Cloud 9" I starred in last year at Antaeus has lately been gathering major LA awards: Stage Raw's "Best Revival Production," LA Drama Critics Circle's "Best Ensemble," "Best Revival" "Best Production," and the Robby's "Best Ensemble"

MAY 2017 Chalk Rep's "AESTHESIA"

Directed a new short play by Eric Loo for a benefit evening for Chalk Rep, based on the 5 senses, and performed in LA's incredible brewery district downtown.

NOV 2016 OSF/Antaeus "Troilus & Cressida"

Participated in Oregon Shakespeare Festival's commissioned reading of a new adaptation of "Troilus and Cressida" with the Antaeus Theater Co, along with Jeffrey Nordling, Greg Itzin, and Larry Pressman.

OCT 2016 Chalk Rep's "Flash Fest"

Directed a new short play by Rachel Axler called "Sock Puppets," for Chalk Rep's site specific Flash Fest, at the historic St. John's Cathedral in Los Angeles.

JUN 2016 "IN THE NEXT ROOM"

Starring in Sarah Ruhl's hit play "In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)" directed by Larissa Kokernot, at Chautauqua Theater Company in NY.

APR 2016 SFMOMA VO

Recorded the narrator/host voiceover, with Renel Brooks-Moon (PA Announcer for the SF Giants), for the new audio tours for SF MOMA, soon to have its grand re-opening!

APR 2016 "CLOUD 9"

Starring in Caryl Churchill's classic as Clive/Cathy at Antaeus Company! Critical success, named "Top 5 Must-See in LA" by TimeOut!

JAN 2016 NOMINATED FOR ROBBY AWARD

Honored to be among those nominated for Best Actor in a Comedy for "The Heir Apparent." 

FALL 2015 VARIOUS READINGS

Busily appearing in staged readings at East-West Players, Theatre @ Boston Court (directed by Jessica Kubzanksy) and The Blank Theater.

JUN 2015 "THE HEIR APPARENT"

Starring in David Ives' adaptation of "The Heir Apparent," directed by Matt Walker, at International City Theatre in Long Beach. Through July 12. Click HERE for info!

MAY 2015 "UNTETHERED"

Starring in Julia Edwards' original play "Untethered." A beautiful play about relationships, fear, death and the 4th dimension, to be performed onsite at a mausoleum in Altadena. Click HERE for info!

MAR 2015 "HENRY IV, PART 1"

Performing "Henry IV, Part 1" with the esteemed Antaeus Company, alongside such notables as Greg Itzin, James Sutorious, Ramon de Ocampo and more! Through 5/3.

MAR 2015 "THE CURSE OF OEDIPUS" Nominated

Proud to be part of the Stage Raw Outstanding Ensemble Award nomination for our Antaeus production last year!

JAN 2015 "TAKEN 3" in theaters!

The third installment of the Liam Neeson action series is a box office hit. Look for me in a critical scene with Forrest Whitaker.

DEC 2014 Another Win for "I Don't"

Won "Best Ensemble Cast" at Hollywood and Vine Film Festival for "I Don't"

NOV 2014 3 Readings,3 Great Theaters

Lead roles in three different readings: "Diana of Dobson's" at Antaeus, "In a Word" at Theater @ Boston Court, and "From Under the Tree" at Pasadena Playhouse.

OCT 2014 Chalk Rep FLASH FEST

I'm directing a new short play by Rachel Axler, "Neighbors," as part of Chalk Rep's 2014 Flash Fest. Tix and details HERE.

OCT 2014 NAACP Nomination

I've been nominated, as part of the cast of last year's Pasadena Playhouse production of "12 Angry Men," for the NAACP Best Ensemble Cast Award. The awards will be presented on Nov 17 in Los Angeles.

AUG 2014 "WOMAN OF TROY"

In a reading of Barry Levey's "Woman of Troy" (2014 Eugene O'Neill Center Finalist) in NYC.

JULY 2014 "SHRINK RAP"

I starred in a reading of a new play by William Bigelow alongside Breaking Bad's Betsy Brandt, directed by Barry Creyton.

JUL 2014 "THE CURSE OF OEDIPUS"

I'm currently performing in "The Curse of Oedipus" playing Haimon for the famed Antaeus Theater Company in Los Angeles. This epic World Premiere is a new adaptation of the Oedipus trilogy directed by Casey Stangl. Wonderful cast! Already getting rave reviews! Tix HERE.

APR 2014 "TAKEN 3"

I played a cop in the latest installment of the hit movie franchise starring Liam Neeson. I had a scene with Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker.

MAR 2014 Reading with Marsha Norman

Starred in a reading of Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman's new play "Special Report from the War on Women," directed by Lear deBessonet.

MAR 2014 READING OF "W=S"

A reading of my play "W=S" was presented at the American Physics Society Conference, performed by the Boulder Ensemble Theatre (BET).

MAR 2014 "Merchant of Venice"

Served as Voice/Speech Coach on a production of "Merchant of Venice" at CalArts, directed by Mary Lou Rosato.

FEB 2014 "Final Fantasy XIII"

I can be heard in the just-released hit video game "Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII" as a knowledgable tourist.

JAN 2014 As Sir Laurence Olivier

I returned to the Pasadena Playhouse for a Hothouse staged reading of the new play "Who Killed Marilyn?" about Marilyn Monroe's mysterious death, starring Chandra Lee Schwartz (Sleepless in Seattle: The Musical). I played Sir Laurence Olivier and Peter Lawford.

NOV 2013 Great Reviews for "12 A.M."

"12 Angry Men" received rave reviews from critics and audience members alike!

OCT 2013 "12 ANGRY MEN"

I've just been asked to join the cast of "Twelve Angry Men" at the Pasadena Playhouse, directed by Sheldon Epps. This should be a fascinating production with a multi-ethnic cast to be announced soon...

SEP 2013 "GRAND THEFT AUTO V"

I can be heard in the just-released mega hit video game "Grand Theft Auto V" as a naughty, adulterous mailman.

SEP 2013 Directed in WAVE FEST

Directed "Last Christmas," a short play by Jamison Newlander as part of Santa Monica Rep's "Wave Fest." Sold out run!

SEP 2013 CALARTS #1

Began my fourth year on faculty in the theatre department at CalArts (California Institute of the Arts), named #1 College for the Arts by Newsweek/Daily Beast!

JUN 2013 Lead in Comedy Short

Finished shooting a lead in "I Don't," a comedy short film by Chad Diez.

APR 2013 "SCANDAL"

Featured in ABC's hit show "Scandal" as a doctor tending to Kerry Washington (Olivia) while Tony Goldwyn (as the President) looks on.

MAR 2013 PEN USA Awards

Chosen as an official judge for the prestigious annual PEN USA Literary Awards in the Drama category

FEB 2013 Reading with 2 Oscar Nominees!

Participated in a table read of a feature film with Jonah Hill and James Franco

DEC 2012 "Hometown Buffet"

Starred in a "Hometown Buffet" commercial as Wayne. See it HERE!

NOV 2012 "INTIMATE APPAREL" 

Starred as Mr. Marks in "Intimate Apparel" at the Pasadena Playhouse, directed by Sheldon Epps, with Vanessa Williams and Dawnn Lewis

SEP 2012 D.F.W. One-Man Show

Directed the re-mounted one-man production of "G.O.Ne"(formerly "Glint") at the Actor's Gang Theater in Culver City, performed by Ian Forester. Adapated from a David Foster Wallace short story.

SEP 2012 Directed in Flash Fest

Directed the short play "Dire Wolves" by Emmy Award-winner Rachel Axler at the Page Museum/La Brea Tar Pits for Chalk Rep's Flash Fest

JUN 2012 Narrator for Discovery Channel

Did the VO Narration for new Discovery Channel series "Bounty Wars"

MAY 2012 Directors Lab West

Participating director in annual Directors Lab West Program.

FEB 2012 Reading of "Ellie..."

Lead in staged reading/workshop of "Ellie's Third Eye & The Death of Dreams" by Julia Edwards, with Joy Osmanski.

NOV 2011 "GODSPELL" ON BROADWAY

I'm one of the (many) producers of Godspell, which just opened on Broadway!

NOV 2011 Different Short Film, Another Win

A short film I starred in, "In the Restroom,"  - shot entirely on an iPhone! - is available here:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tikYhkfOaPw

 

OCT 2011 Short Film Wins at Fest

"What's Life Got to Do With It?", a hilarious zombie comedy short film I was in, was named BEST COMEDY at the Houston Film Festival!

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