as Thomas Jefferson
LARRY CEDAR recently debuted his original stage adaptation, Orwellian, a one-man play based on the works of renowned author George Orwell, at The Hollywood Fringe Festival followed by an extended run at The Odyssey Theatre. Other plays: American Misfit (Boston Court), King Lear (Lear) produced by The Porters of Hellsgate, American Fiesta, Celadine, Billy Bishop Goes to War, and Around the World in 80 Days (The Colony Theater). Musicals: Nightmare Alley (Geffen Playhouse), She Loves Me (Ovation Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical) and 1776 (Reprise!), and as Hoagy Carmichael in Hoagy, Bix and Wolfgang Beethoven Bunkhaus (Mark Taper Forum). Larry played opium addict “Leon” for three seasons on the critically acclaimed HBO series Deadwood and starred for six seasons on PBS’s Square One TV. Other television: Community, House, Terminator, NCIS, Enterprise, Alias, The Closer, Gilmore Girls, and Boston Legal. Film work includes The Crazies, Midnight Son, Towelhead, Hollywoodland, Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, and a starring role in the upcoming independent feature, She Sings to the Stars. Please visit Larry on Facebook or go to www.larrycedar.com
Armin is a highly regarded actor and interpreter of Shakespeare and is best known to television audiences as series regular, Quark , on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. His Theatre credits include: Broadway – Joe Papp’s Three Penny Opera, Circle-in-the-Square’s St. Joan, Richard Rodgers’ I Remember Mama, and George Abbott’s Broadway. Selected Regional Theatre – San Diego Repertory Theater: where he played the role of Lear’s Fool at San Diego Rep. and was recently honored for his performance as the blind Irishman in Conor McPherson’s The Seafarer (San Diego Critics Circle Award for best actor); San Diego Old Globe: Richard III, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Merry Wives of Windsor; American Shakespeare Festival: Henry V; Indiana Repertory Theatre: Hoagy, Bix, Wolfgang Beethoven Bunkhouse; Guthrie Theatre: Three Penny Opera, Camille, Wild Oats. Selected Los Angeles Theatre – Matrix Theatre: Birthday Party (LA Drama Critics Circle Nom. Lead Performance); LATW: Incident at Vichy, Summer and Smoke and 12 Angry Men; Odyssey Theatre: Misalliance, Standup Shakespeare; Mark Taper: Richard II. He is the Associate Artistic Director at the Antaeus Theatre where he teaches Shakespeare, co-directed the recent Crucible, and performed in Seagull, Macbeth and many Classic Fests. He has also directed several of Shakespeare’s plays at theatres in Los Angeles.
as Count Leo Tolstoy
Trained at London's Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, David has appeared in London, Moscow, and New York. He met his wife while both were in a Broadway production of Hamlet with Ralph Fiennes and they co-founded the Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC) in 1998. ISC began in New York, has toured Europe, and has settled in Los Angeles bringing free, quality classical theater for ten years with the Shakespeare in the Park and newer, nuanced productions through the Independent Studio. David's ISC credits include the title roles in Hamlet, Macbeth, Henry V, Richard II as well as Benedick, Leontes, Iago, Sir Toby, and a musically-inclined Dr. Pinch (with Pinchtones). David directed ISC's Henry V, Macbeth and Love's Labours Lost and composed the music and co-wrote the book and lyrics for ISC's original musical Red Barn. He has appeared in numerous films, including Ironclad, The Understudy, and Perfection. He was the host and co-creator of the Travel Channel series, Lawrence Of America. He is also an accomplished musician, and his compositions for Shakespeare plays have been released as an album, The Cuckoo And The Owl.
as Charles Dickens
Theater: Independent Shakespeare Company, LA: Le Bret, Cyrano De Bergerac. PCPA Theaterfest, CA: Comte de Guiche, Cyrano de Bergerac. Center Theatre Group, LA: u.s. Mickey Deans, End of the Rainbow.
12 Year Company Member at the Tony Award Winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival - Favorite Roles Include: Berowne, Cassius, Gratiano, Proteus, King Henry VI, Edgar, and Armin in Equivocation (World Premiere). Yale Rep, CT: American Night. BAM-Brooklyn, NY: Throne of Blood (World Premiere). 5 Year Company Member of Misery Loves Company - Prague, CZ.
Training: SITI Company Summer Intensive (2013), Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Black Swan Lab Founding Member, PCPA class of 1993.
Television: Major Crimes, The West Wing, Joan of Arc (Mini-Series), Dune (Mini-Series)
Film: Indigo, Harrison's Flowers. gregorylinington.com