Theatre: Upcoming Reading of “Hangman”

At the end of this month The Word Cabaret will be presenting “FATAL ATTRACTIONS” an afternoon of “three riveting short plays” including: Hangman by Gregory Fletcher Mergers & Acquisitions by John Francis Istel Noon Watch by Lori Romero The event will be held at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition with a cast + creative Q&A following. WHERE: BWAC
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TV: Emmy Nods for The Americans

It’s the 2016 TV Academy’s Emmy season, and the nominations are in! After topping the list for “snubs” the past few years, The Americans has broken into nomination-land earning nods for Keri Russell and Matthew Reese for Outstanding Lead Actress/Actor in a Drama Series, as well as Outstanding Drama Series for production in its fourth season. Here are some write-ups in
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Music: LIVE @ The Duplex, NYC

Tonight I’ll be collaborating with Ali Dietz, tap-dancer extraordinaire AND founder of the charity Dancers Give Back.  She’ll be hittin the boards and I’ll be strummin a lil somethin somethin in this late-night variety show known as “Madame Mathieu’s Soiree”. TONIGHT July 14th, 2016 THE DUPLEX Doors 9pm, Show 9:30p 61 Christopher St @ 7th
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TV: Featured on “The Americans”

Tune in to FX at 10pm tonight for the next installment of the critically acclaimed series The Americans.  I’ll be making an appearance for a few #SIZZLING moments. Check out below for a sneak peak: Be careful who you accuse… Get a sneak peek of tonight’s all new episode of #TheAmericans.https://t.co/ta2I9VYO7J — The Americans (@TheAmericansFX) May 18,
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Theatre: First Industry Workshop of “Wooden”

Composer/Lyricist Ricky Alan Saunders is taking the next step for his new musical “Wooden” based on Carlo Collodi’s 1883 children’s novel, The Adventures of Pinocchio.  The cast is set with rehearsals to begin next month. There will be three invited industry readings to take place early June 2016. Stay tuned for more! -d        

Theatre: Reprising “Hangman” Role, Take Ten Fest

This month I’ll be reprising my role as “Nicky” in the second NYC production of Hangman by Gregory Fletcher.  Direction is by Marshall Mays (Artistic Director of Kaleidoscope Theatre Co., and I’ll be playing opposite Dino Petrera. Gregory Fletcher wrote the play in homage to LeRoi Jones‘ (Amiri Baraka) 1964 Obie Award winning play, Dutchman. “As Cliff rushes to
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Theatre: AMT Reading “Distant Thunder” Successful!

After a solid week of inspired work, the cast and creative team behind the new Native American musical Distant Thunder presented industry readings to packed audiences at Pearl Studios, NYC.  Produced by Amas Musical Theatre and Donna Trinkoff, the readings were a great success!  The response was overwhelming. Even from my view as a relative newcomer to the project,
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Theatre: “Distant Thunder” Documentary

This week begins rehearsals for the upcoming industry reading of “Distant Thunder”, a new musical that tells the story of a “son reconciling his relationship with his father,” and “maintaining identity through language.” The story was also adapted into a screenplay that is currently involved at Sundance.   Below is a mini-documentary created by Shaun Taylor-Corbett: “Language That
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Theatre: NYC World Premiere of “Hangman”

If you’re in NYC and interested seeing an evening of “brief” plays, swing by Artistic New Directions festival Eclectic Evening of Shorts IX: Boxers & Briefs. I’m performing with my good friend Dino Petrera in the two man piece, Hangman, written by the talented Gregory Fletcher and directed by the wonderful Marshall Mays (artistic director of Kaleidoscope
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TV: Reading of Pilot Episodes “Hindsight”

A SUPERNATURAL SERIES ABOUT DISCOVERING ONESELF WHILE TRYING TO SAVE THE WORLD! TAGLINE: HEROES MEETS FRINGE Tonight will be the first reading of the first few episodes of George Colucci‘s new series, Hindsight, in which I’ll portray several characters including the lovable Lab Tech, Jim. Produced by Artisha Mann-Cooper of Same Shirt Productions. PREMISE: Hindsight is an
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Theatre: Cast in NYC World Premiere of “Hangman”

This week begins rehearsal for the play Hangman by Gregory Fletcher that will have a NYC World Premiere this March! Artistic New Directions is producing the play as a part of their annual festival, An Eclectic Evening of Shorts IX: Boxers & Briefs.  Gregory Fletcher wrote the play in homage to LeRoi Jones‘ (Amiri Baraka)1964 Obie Award winning
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New Media: Filming begins for [Blank] My Life

This week we’ll be filming 5 episodes for the upcoming series [Blank] My Life in which I’m cast as the main character’s love interest, Ryan! [Blank] is a surreal comedic web series that chronicles Susan’s desire to find love and simultaneously not end her life. #LOLz #amirite? Follow updates on social media HERE. Official website HERE.
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Theatre + New Media: Performing with Third Space

The New York Times has commented on Third Space before, calling the work “inventive and sophisticated” and, in regards to Benjamin Viertel and his direction, “it will be exciting to see what he and his designers accomplish next.” After a successful first season, Third Space is having a celebration including previews of current projects in development. THE EVENT on Facebook.
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Theatre: Developing New Play on “Sanity”

This week I was selected to work alongside creative artists Jillian Carucci, Ivey Lowe, Andrew Willis-Woodward and Max Reuben as they delve into questions on sanity for a 2016 Mabou Mines Residency. Throughout an afternoon playing with these artists we discovered some fascinating truths (and lies) of what story we could tell simply by being in a space
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TV: Filming for The Americans (FX) Season 4!

Today I’m on set reprising the pivotally complex role of GUITAR PLAYER for THE AMERICANS on FX.  Arranging, teaching and playing guitar to a harmonious click track in my ear during KGB invasions.  Intelligence warfare begins with proper drop D tuning, didn’t you know? It’s also my father’s birthday, and without his support and encouragement in this
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