(dir. by David Hare), Dispatches (dir. by Liz Swados), Cymbeline (dir. by Joanne Akalaitis), Wonderland In Concert with Meryl Streep, and Mr. Weidman and Mr. Sondheim’s Road Show, dir. by John Doyle.  


His extensive work in regional theatre includes: Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (The History of Invulnerability, Pure Confidence), Yale Repertory (We Have Always Lived in the Castle), Arena Stage, DC (The Rainmaker), Denver Center Theater Co. (Eliot Ness in Cleveland), Missouri Repertory (Saint Joan), The Old Globe (Time & Again), Balt. Center Stage (Happy End), Huntington Theatre (Company, The American Clock), Pennsylvania Stage (Biloxi Blues), Riverside Theater (Noises Off), and The Kennedy Center (Of Thee I Sing & Let ‘em Eat Cake). Among his film and television credits: In & Out, Domestic Disturbance, “Spenser for Hire”, “The Equalizer”, “One Life to Live”, and several episodes of “Law & Order.”  For radio listeners, he spent two enjoyable seasons as a regular on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion.”

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In his 31 years in New York, he has created roles in a number of Broadway productions: James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s, Sunday in the Park with George (taped for PBS), and Passion (PBS); Gypsy, dir. by Sam Mendes and starring Bernadette Peters; Agamemnon, dir. by Andrei Serban at Lincoln Center (for which he helped develop the music in workshop with Liz Swados); the noteable flops, Into the Light and Leaf People (playing Leeboh, a tribesman in the Amazon); and the rock musicals, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Rockabye Hamlet (dir. by Gower Champion), and the original Jesus Christ Superstar (his debut on Broadway).  He played Sir Dinidan and understudied Richards Burton and Harris in Camelot on Broadway and the National Tour.  Other Nat’l Tours include The King & I with Stacy Keach, A Few Good Men with Paul Winfield, Titanic (as Capt. E.J. Smith), and, most recently, Memphis (as Mr. Simmons).


Favorite Off-Broadway productions include: John Weidman and  Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins at Playwright’s Horizons; Dessa Rose at Lincoln Center by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, (dir. by Garciela Daniele); and at the NY Shakespeare Festival: The Knife