Destiny — When I was 13 years old I started reading the works of Shakespeare. The stories of Kings and Fools and Faeries and madmen and knights and thieves and banished dukes and motherless daughters captured me, enthralled… Read More

On Our Feet

On Our Feet — The intellectual work is over and now we are tackling the physical problem of the Delacorte stage. The Delacorte is a difficult theatre, and a wonderful, wonderful venue. It is enormous, with seating for… Read More


Synthesis — Day three of our table work and we have closed the circle on the Hegelian “thesis, antithesis, synthesis”. At the close of 18 hours of reading, discussing exploring  and challenging the original cut we found ourselves… Read More

The Challenge

The Challenge — Day 2 of table work and things are getting juicy. I mentioned yesterday that the cut of the Othello text was lean and forward leaning. Well, such an editing job does not come without costs… Read More

The Text

The Text — Today was our first day around the table diving into the text of Othello. Oh and there is no bottom to this story. Othello is as deep and rich as the Mediterranean sea. We spent… Read More

So it begins….

So it begins…. Getting to sleep last night involved a hefty dose of melatonin, mindful breathing, a very relaxed Savasana, sound cancelling headphones, the RainRain IOS app, and counting sheep. It was worth it though, as I felt… Read More


Othello…again!— Tomorrow is the first rehearsal day for Othello. I’m totally stoked and somewhat nostalgic. This is not my first Othello. In 1982 I was hired to play Lodovico in a production of Othello mounted by the Camden… Read More

Diet and Exercise

Diet and Exercise What very few people know about me is that I have recently become a devotee of Yoga. A few blocks from my place in DTLA is a small and very intense yoga studio called Evoke… Read More

You CAN teach an old dog new stunts!

You CAN teach an old dog new stunts! Actors of a certain age are excused from doing fights and action sequences and all that other dangerous stuff. At least that is what I thought until I arrived on… Read More

Guesting on Shooter this week

Guesting on SHOOTER this week March has come in like a lion this year. I garnered two bookings for this first week of March. One for a very interesting short film out of AFI that I really pushed… Read More