Disney and Fujikawa – EST Marathon

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World Premiere of Disney & Fujikawa by Lloyd Suh as part of the EST One-Act Marathon, directed by Linsay Firman. May 28th to June 26th, 2017. A meeting of two very different cartoonists, Gyo Fujikawa and Walt Disney, in 1942. An uncomfortable conversation on power, personal responsibility, and the art of animation at a time […]

Cry It Out at Humana Festival

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World premiere of Cry It Out by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by Davis McCallum at Humana Festival. March 10 – April 9, 2017. Cooped up on maternity leave and starved for conversation, Jessie invites her funny and forthright neighbor Lina, also a new mom, for coffee on the patio between their duplexes. Despite their vastly different […]

Sarah Ruhl World Premiere – Scenes From Court Life at Yale Rep

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World Premiere of SCENES FROM COURT LIFE by Sarah Ruhl at Yale Rep, directed by Mark Wing-Davey. History, remixed. In 17th-century Great Britain, the Stuarts—Charles I and Charles II—defend their divine rights, with the help of a whipping boy. In our own time, Jeb and George W. Bush play hardball—both politics and tennis—battling for power, […]

Wellesley Girl at Humana Festival

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World Premiere of Brendan Pelsue’s WELLESLEY GIRL for the Humana Festival of new plays at Actors Theater of Louisville. Directed by Lee Sunday Evans. It’s 2465. American politics haven’t changed much. Except that “America” is now only a handful of New England towns in a walled-in citadel. When an unidentified army encamps at the border, Congress struggles […]

The Moors at Yale Rep

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World Premiere of Jen Silverman’s play THE MOORS at Yale Rep. Directed by Jackson Gay. “A mastiff and a hen came to me in my sleep the other night, visitors from the play I had just seen in New Haven. I wonder if the writer Jen Silverman has had the same experience, because her inspired new play, […]

Charles Francis Chan Jr’s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery by Lloyd Suh

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Played Charlie Chan in the NAATCO (National Asian American Theater Company) Off-Broadway World Premiere of Lloyd Suh’s play CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN JR’S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY.  Directed by Ed Iskandar. NY Times Critic Pick “trying to explore ‘our entire cultural identity politic through a grotesque carnival of murder’ gets pretty complicated. Well, he shrugs, maybe […]

Thomas Bradshaw’s Fulfillment

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Off-Broadway World Premiere of Thomas Bradshaw’s FULFILLMENT at The Flea. Directed by Ethan McSweeny. “Those who have been in any doubt about what Mr. Bradshaw has been trying to say in his earlier works are likely to have a firmer grasp on the matter after seeing ‘Fulfillment.’ … it provides a sharply legible index to […]

Theresa Rebeck’s POOR BEHAVIOR with Primary Stages

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Jeff was in Theresa Rebeck’s new play, POOR BEHAVIOR, Off-Broadway, directed by Evan Cabnet. The show was produced by Primary Stages and performed at The Duke theater on 42nd Street. (7/29/14-9/7/14) Theresa Rebeck, the creator of NBC’s “Smash” and the writer of such hit plays as Seminar, Mauritius, and The Understudy, presents a devilish argument about infidelity and […]

Machinal on Broadway

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Jeff was on Broadway in Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of  MACHINAL by Sophie Treadwell. Starring Rebecca Hall and directed by acclaimed British director Lyndsey Turner. (12/20/13-3/2/14). “this sensually shocking and impeccably acted production—a high point in my years attending the Roundabout—feels stingingly fresh and provocative…. the ensemble is studded with bright, eye-catching turns by many of the New York stage’s […]

Ken Urban’s The Awake

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Production of Ken Urban’s THE AWAKE at 59 E 59. This Sold Out,  NY Times critic pick, was directed by Adam Fitzgerald for KEF Theatrical Productions. (8/22/13-9/8/13) “The production captures exquisitely the shifting logic of dreams, where people appear and melt away and metamorphose, and where minds connive to translate contemporary anxieties into primal fears […]

Thomas Bradshaw – Lecture on the Blues

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Performances of LECTURE ON THE BLUES by Thomas Bradshaw were held at The Whitney Museum of American Art. This site specific performance piece was commissioned by the Whitney as a companion to their “Blues for Smoke” exhibit and directed by Jim Simpson. It was performed only four times over the weekend of April 26th, 2013. […]

Isaac’s Eye

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Jeff was in the Off-Broadway play, ISAAC’S EYE at Ensemble Studio Theatre. It was written by Lucas Hnath, directed by Linsay Firman. It ran from January 30 – March 10, 2013. “Lucas Hnath’s eloquent Isaac’s Eye—now playing, in a sensitive production by Linsay Firman, strips away the Newtonian clichés to present a plainspoken fable about the […]

How to Write a New Book for The Bible at South Coast Rep

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South Coast Rep’s production of Bill Cain’s play HOW TO WRITE A NEW BOOK FOR THE BIBLE, directed by Kent Nicholson. October 19 – November 18, 2012 “Priest/playwright Bill Cain puts together fragments of his family history in this exquisite play about the beauty of a simple life and dignified death… The acting throughout is […]

Jonathan Demme Films “A Master Builder”

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“A Master Builder” -Academy Award winning director Jonathan Demme (Rachel Getting Married, Silence of the Lambs) directed Jeff in the film of Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn’s THE MASTER BUILDER. Jeff plays Ragnar Brovik, the young architect. Here’s a great link to a very nice article about it in The New York Times. The cast includes: Andrew […]

Burning at The New Group

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Jeff performed in The New Group’s world-premiere production of Thomas Bradshaw’s play, BURNING, directed by Scott Elliot. (10/26/11-12/17/11)  “It doesn’t seem right to call the zone that’s occupied by Thomas Bradshaw’s “Burning” a gray area. This repellent and magnetic play, which opened on Monday night at the Acorn Theater in a New Group production, is […]

American Jornalero

Performed in The Working Theater’s first-look production of Ed Cardona Jr.’s play, AMERICAN JORNALERO, directed by Victor Maog. (2/14/10-3/16/10) […]

The Alchemist

Performed in THE ALCHEMIST at The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, DC, directed by Michael Kahn. (10/6/09-11/22/09) […]

Around the World in 80 Days

Performing in AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Michael Evan Haney. The cast received a Connecticut Critics Circle nomination for Best Ensemble. (4/21/09-5/15/09) ” the polished, fast-paced, unabashedly theatrical (in the best sense of the word) production of “Around the World in 80 Days” at the Westport Country Playhouse […]

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