Des McAnuff’s production of Shakespeare’s Henry V opens tonight at the Stratford Festival. It’s the 60th anniversary of Stratford’s first opening night – Alec Guinness as Dickie Crookback in Richard III, directed by Tyrone Guthrie. Our show (starring Aaron Krohn as Hank Cinq) is unbelievably huge. An enormous drawbridge, cast of nearly 40, live musicians, […]
Last week I was honored to be a part of a reading of Bingo by Edward Bond at the Tom Patterson Theatre. One of the most controversial playwrights of our age, Mr. Bond stayed after the reading and had a chat with critic Robert Cushman. Quite the evening! Read the release from BroadwayWorld.
Christopher Newton’s production of Much Ado About Nothing begins previews tonight at the Stratford Festival. I’m playing one of the Watch, and I even get to do a flash mob (surely the first time we’ve had one on the Festival stage!). Read the release on BroadwayWorld.
In June I did a radio interview with WNED’s Mike Desmond. We talked about Stratford and how a Texas boy gets there by way of Chicago and Montana and more. You can hear the whole interview here.
On the Clips page I added the trailer and full movie of Butterfly, directed by Chris Olsen, featuring Kirsty MacKellar and myself. Enjoy!
Christopher Prentice is brilliantly funny playing it straight as Anne’s barely willing suitor Slender; he has great command of the text and mastery of every malapropism … Malpropism-prone Slender gains most of our sympathy here thanks to a fantastically funny performance by Prentice, who has apparently been at the festival for three seasons but was […]