A Master Builder has been released by the Criterion Collection in a gorgeous 3 Film box set of Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn’s work. It also includes My Dinner with Andre and Vanya on 42nd Street.
Jeff worked with Jonathan Demme again on Meryl Streep”™s new movie, Ricki and the Flash, with a screenplay by Diablo Cody. It opens in theaters on August 7th, 2015. You can watch the trailer here.
Played a butler in the season on finale ofÂ ABC’s Forever.
“A Master Builder” is available to rent or ownÂ on iTunes and Amazon. It has been added to the Criterion Collection. (12/23/14) You can watch the trailer here.
Jeff worked on Meryl Streep’s new movie,Â Ricki and the Flash, directed by Jonathan Demme, with a screenplay by Diablo Cody. (10/20/14-10/25/15)
“A Master Builder” makes it’s NYC premiere on July 23rd, 2014 at the Film Forum before opening across the country. Jeff plays Ragnar Brovik in the Jonathan Demme directed film, based on Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn’s production of Ibsen’s “Master Builder.”
Jeff wasÂ in Theresa Rebeck’s new play, POOR BEHAVIOR, Off-Broadway, directed by Evan Cabnet. The show was produced byÂ Primary StagesÂ 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… Continue reading Theresa Rebeck’s POOR BEHAVIOR with Primary Stages
Jeff was on Broadway inÂ Roundabout Theatre Company’s production ofÂ Â MACHINALÂ by Sophie Treadwell. Starring Rebecca HallÂ andÂ 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… Continue reading Machinal on Broadway
“A Master Builder” made it’s world premiere at the Rome Film Festival on November 11th, 2013. Jeff plays Ragnar Brovik in the Jonathan Demme directed film, based on Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn’s production of Ibsen’s “Master Builder.”
Production of Ken Urban’s THE AWAKE at 59 E 59. This Sold Out, Â 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… Continue reading Ken Urban’s The Awake
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.… Continue reading Thomas Bradshaw – Lecture on the Blues
Listen to Jeff perform a monologue from Lucas Hnath’s play Isaac’s Eye for Studio 360 on NPR. (2/21/13)
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 fromÂ 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 clichÃ©s to present a plainspoken fable about the… Continue reading Isaac’s Eye
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… Continue reading How to Write a New Book for The Bible at South Coast Rep
Jeff is in a web series, SQUAD 85, on Justin Lin’s YOMYOMF Network. “In 1985, The LAPD experimented with a secret Time-Travel Division, catapulting 4 of LA’s finest 25 years into the future… That future is now. SQUAD 85!!!” SQUAD 85 was written and directed by Gregory Bonsignore. (8/6/12-8/11/12)
“AÂ Master Builder“Â -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… Continue reading Jonathan Demme Films “A Master Builder”
Short film written and directed by Gregory Bonsignore called OR DIE. Starring many actors from the NBC comedy, OUTSOURCED: Parvesh Cheena, Rizwan Manji, Guru Singh, Bryan Callen, Timothy Simons, Sonal Shah, Sarayu Rao and Bryan Coffee. (2/13/12)
Watch Lucy Liu give Jeff a traffic ticket on TNT’s SOUTHLAND. The episode is #4.7 “Fallout.” It was written by Etan Frankel and directed by Allison Anders. Check out the clip below. (1/13/12)
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) Â “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… Continue reading Burning at The New Group
Pleased to announce that Jeff has signed with the Stone Manners Salners talent agency in New York and Los Angeles.