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I understudied the male lead in the world premiere of Hotter than Egypt at ACT. Masks were everywhere, and the cast and crew tested daily for COVID.

ACT – A Contemporary Theatre in association with Marin Theatre Company proudly presents Hotter than Egypt, a World Premiere by Core Company artist and acclaimed Seattle playwright Yussef El Guindi.

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My first foray into immersive theatre was astounding.  I suspect this is the future of theatre.

Set within the glittering, gilded final days of the Russian Empire, audiences witnessed the unraveling of the Romanov dynasty, surrounded by royals, nobles, soldiers, and servants.

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Possibly the most intense role I’ve ever played.

Raw emotions run high in this intense, Olivier Award-winning two-hander, nominated for three 2016 Tony Awards including Best Revival, Best Actor and Best Actress. Blackbird is a deeply complex portrayal of two people whose ruined lives are inextricably intertwined.

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As Bob Cratchit, I got a taste of what it’s like being the dad of… how many kids?  I lost count.41

On a snowy Christmas Eve brimming with memorable characters, ghostly apparitions and visits to the past, present and future, miserly Ebenezer Scrooge discovers the joy of charity and redemption.

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What an opportunity to go over the top in late Regency/early Victorian garb as Brocklehurst!  YOU THERE!  HOW DARE YOU HAVE FRECKLES! DETENTION! – Book-It Repertory Theatre – 2018

Orphaned as a child, Jane Eyre musters up the courage to take a governess job at Thornfield Hall, where she meets the brooding Edward Rochester.

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I portrayed Dumby as Dumbyishly as I could, dash it all. This upper class sort of Victorian life is so tedious, is it not?  – Taproot Theatre – 2018

Frank Lawler (Mr. Dumby), Nolan Palmer (Lord Augusts “Tuppy” Lorton), and Conner Neddersen (Mr. Cecile Graham) also provide comedic breaks to the show. Their delivery of witty one-liners and carefully raised eyebrows allowed a bit of levity just as the show was reaching its apex of tension. – Broadway World

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I portrayed President Warren G. Harding, Mr. Teapot Dome himself! – Taproot Theatre – 2018

Inspired by a real event – three titans of history find themselves stranded in the woods while on a camping trip in Maryland.

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I played a less than loving Leonato to his daughter Hero. Hey, I’m just following the script.
Seattle Shakespeare Company – 2017

Shakespeare’s screwball comedy features the bantering of two of his cleverest characters. For Beatrice and Benedick love is a game of wits played with guarded hearts. Yet everyone can see they’re meant for each other.

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I played Superintendent Kirk, needlessly trying to solve a crime in the presence of Lord Peter Wimsey, who, naturally, has the case well in hand. – Taproot Theatre – 2017

Newlyweds Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane discover a body in the basement of their country honeymoon hideaway.

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Our Yuletide hit was published by Stage Rights, a subsidiary of Broadway Licensing.

It’s nearly Christmas, and Will Shakespeare, haunted by writer’s block and the ghost of Christopher Marlowe, has 12 days to create the perfect holiday play for Her Majesty the Queen. With the deadline looming, we’re treated to mistaken identity, a love triangle, and plenty of sexual innuendo as a rousing band of misfit thespians stop at nothing to ensure the show will go on!

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