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It’s 1934, and the world’s greatest tenor Tito Merelli has come to Cleveland, Ohio, to save its Grand Opera Company by singing Pagliacci. When he’s unexpectedly incapacitated, Max, the Opera Director’s meek assistant, is given the daunting task of finding a last-minute replacement. Chaos ensues – including a scheming soprano, a star-struck ingénue, a jealous wife, and more than a bit of mistaken identity.
... (he/him/his) is a New York based actor with a classical leaning, a love of language, a keen mind, a wry sense of humor, and a fabulous profile.
In 30 years onstage, he has performed the classics of Shakespeare, Pirandello, and Melville, contemporary works by David Edgar, Michelle Carter, Jim Farmer, and Carson Kreitzer, and performance art and experimental pieces created by Pablo Helguera, Liliana Porter & Ana Tiscornia, Randy Sharp, and Joshua Kaufman. He also appears in television and film. Often cast as historical figures, he has portrayed Julius Caesar, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Salvador Dali, and Abraham Lincoln. Though perfectly pleased with his hair, he has worn wigs ...
The Leonard and Clare Tow Center for the Performing Arts
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Brooklyn, New York
Set in New York City in 2021 at a lot viewing appointment the morning before an ancient coin auction, artist Ciel settles into their one-day temp gig as an underpaid attendant. Their boss-of-the-day, Bowen, has drunk the corporate Kool-Aid, and instructs them in the code and manner of their task. Bloomberg-Democrat Ebeneezer arrives to inspect the coins on which he plans to bid. A class stand-off and toast to the heroism of broke artists, Rainbow’s End probes how we can truly help one another.