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40 years old, Brown Hair, Brown Eyes, 5'10", 280 pound


A Midsummer Night's Dream, a comedy by William Shakespeare.
A production of the Marquee Theatre Company, at the Covenant United Methodist Church, Evanston, and Trinity United Methodist Church, Wilmette. Directed by Geoffrey Edwards.
September 26 through October 24, 1998.
Playing Bottom, a weaver, a lover, an actor, an ass.



Mary Stuart, a tragedy by Friedrich Schiller.
A production of the Marquee Theatre Company, at the Covenant United Methodist Church, Evanston. Directed by Geoffrey Edwards.
April 18 to May 9, 1998
Playing Lord Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, secretary to Queen Elizabeth I and supporter of Queen Mary.

Camelot, Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe.
A production of the Marquee Theatre Company, at the Covenant United Methodist Church, Evanston. Directed by Geoffrey Edwards.
January 17 to February 8, 1998
Playing King Pellinore, scatterbrained friend of Arthur.

The School for Scandal, a comedy by Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
A production of the Marquee Theatre Company, at the Covenant United Methodist Church, Evanston. Directed by Geoffrey Edwards.
October 25 to November 22, 1997.
Playing Sir Benjamin Backbite, a scandalmonger.

The Marquise, a comedy by Noël Coward.
A production of the Marquee Theatre Company, at the Covenant United Methodist Church, Evanston. Directed by Geoffrey Edwards.
May 10 to June 7, 1997.
Playing Father Clement, a smarmy priest.

South Pacific, a musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
A production of the Marquee Theatre Company, at the Covenant United Methodist Church, Evanston. Directed by Geoffrey Edwards.
January 18 to February 8, 1997.
Played Luther Billis, the scheming seabee.

As You Like It, a comedy by William Shakespeare.
A production of the Marquee Theatre Company, at the Covenant United Methodist Church, Evanston. Directed by Geoffrey Edwards.
October 19 through November 9, 1996.
Played Oliver, the evil brother of Orlando.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, a drama by Tennessee Williams.
A production of the Marquee Theatre Company, at the Covenant United Methodist Church, Evanston. Directed by Geoffrey Edwards.
May 3 through May 11, 1996.
Played Gooper, Big Daddy's greedy older son.

The Misanthrope, a comedy in verse by Molière.
A production of the Marquee Theatre Company, at the Covenant United Methodist Church, Evanston. Directed by Geoffrey Edwards.
January 27 through February 17, 1996.
Played Oronte, a very bad sonneteer.

Arsenic and Old Lace, a classic comedy.
A production of the Marquee Theatre Company, at the Covenant United Methodist Church, Evanston. Directed by Geoffrey Edwards.
September 16 through October 21, 1995.
Played the somewhat evil Doctor Einstein.

Gridiron Show 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993 & 1992, a satirical revue of Chicago politics and media.
A production of the Chicago Headline Club, at the Park West Theatre, Chicago. Directed by Lawrence P. Santoro.
April 25 & 26, 1996, April 27 & 28, 1995, April 7 & 8, 1994, April 22 & 23, 1993, April 23 & 24, 1992
Roles: Christopher Walken-like George Dunne in title video Pulp Diction, Colonel Pickering-ish Sun-Times Rock Critic Jim DeRogatis in My Phair Lady, an FBI agent playing Family Feud with the Shabazz family, Johnny Cash-like media mogul Conrad Black, voice of Barney the Dinosaur, the late mayor Richard J. Daley, handler for gubernatorial candidate Dick Phelan, Enriqué the Bolivian soccer fan, Bulls & Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf, Senate candidate Rich Williamson, radio talk show host Bob Collins, washed-up geezer journalist, Peter Lorré-esque former alderman Martin Oberman, alderman Bernard Stone, Former WBBM-TV reporter Bob Wallace, Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof, representative of Circus Circus Casinos. Most were singing roles. I wrote the 1995 title video, Pulp Diction, and produced video segments, designed 3-D computer graphics, and served as bird wrangler.

MenuMania, a musical for young audiences.
A production of the Children's Theatre of the Player's Workshop of the Second City, at the Body Politic Theatre, Chicago. Directed by Eric Forsberg.
February 6 through March 27, 1994, special performances thereafter.
Major roles: Beatnik Jazz Rapper, Pappa Bear, Doctor Toxin. All were singing roles.



Sing, play guitar and bass. Briefly had a band called "News Emergency," which once performed on The Oprah Winfrey Show.



Victory Gardens Theater June and July 1995. Completed eight week class in character development taught by Pamela Gaye.

January and February 1995. Completed eight week basic acting course taught by Pamela Gaye.

Players Workshop of the Second City July 1993 to July 1994. Completed a six-term course of study in improvisational acting techniques in this training ground operated by The Second City. Grad show, Postage From the Edge or Lick it and Stick it performed on the Second City main stage. Graduates of PW include Bill Murray and Brandon Tartikoff. Instructors were George Bædeker, Mary Beth Erikson, Marc Blumberg.


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