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The Final Curtain Call…Or Is It? Yes, It Is…Unless…

September 21, 2012


I promised myself I wouldn’t do another play for a while after finishing Inspector Hound in June, but a week later I accepted the role of Adam in Frank McGuinness’ play Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, premiering tomorrow night. I find it hard to say no when approached by a director I really want to […]

Opening Night Nerves

June 29, 2012


Tonight is opening night. I’m waiting in the dressing room to go out in less than an hour to play Inspector Hound in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Inspector Hound. Some actors are superstitious and like to follow the same rituals before every show. The only tradition I follow is to call the director fifteen minutes […]

Sunday Buffet

June 12, 2011


This week I was playing video games with my sons, and the 7-year-old kept losing.  In frustration he shouted, “It’s time for Jurassic measures!”  I assume he meant drastic measures, but I also like to think he meant Jurassic as in he was about to go prehistoric on us.  Can anyone confirm if this is […]

Charmed, I’m Sure

May 15, 2011


Did you miss my performance as Sebastian in the recent production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night?  If so, let me be the first to mention I did not receive a single negative review.  I didn’t receive a single positive review either, but who’s counting?  Besides my wife. There were six reviews in local magazines and entertainment […]