New Victory LabWorks
Another wonderful week of development with the FOUNTAIN team!
Written and Conceived by Christopher Anselmo and Jared Corak
Directed by Dana Greenfield
Staged Readings June 22nd & 23rd at New 42nd St Studios
New Play Development at Dartmouth!
I spent a week at Dartmouth College workshopping a new play as part of VoxFest, an annual alumni theatre festival dedicated to the development of new work.
Written by Carol Brown
Directed by Max Hunter
Visit here for more information about the festival and play.
Fall in VT
I'm appearing in OSLO at Northern Stage through October 21st!
Come check out one of the first regional productions of JT Rogers' Tony Award-winning political thriller.
Click here for tickets and more information.
Wilde in Portland
I am currently making my Portland Stage debut as Jack in
The Importance of Being Earnest
Brave the Maine winter to experience this delightful Oscar Wilde classic through February 17th!
For tickets and more information, click here.
Pictured (L-R): Ross Cowan, Allie Freed, Tonya Ingerson, and Max
Photo by Aaron Flacke
Summer in NH
I am returning to the New London Barn Playhouse to play Lord Leonard Aster in Peter and the Starcatcher!
Performances June 26th - July 7th
Visit nlbarn.org for more information
Yiddish Off-Broadway postponed
I was scheduled to start rehearsals next week for Paddy Chayefsky's The Tenth Man, which will be performed (entirely in Yiddish!) with the award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. However, in the interest of everyone's health and safety during the COVID-19 crisis, this production has been postponed until 2021. Visit NYTF.org for updates and more information.
Virtual Theater Lab
I'm thrilled to participate in Vox Theater's 2020 Virtual Summer Theater Lab.
Tune in on Friday, July 24th, at 7pm for a remote Zoom reading of Robert Leverett's new sci-fi comedy, MEAT.
Directed by Liza Couser.
For more information on MEAT and all other Vox programming, visit the VoxFest Website.
Image credit: Nicolle Allen
"Bedford Falls" for the Holidays
This has been a challenging year, but getting to return to Northern Stage to record this beloved American classic was a real bright spot.
Written by Joe Landry
Directed by Carol Dunne
Sound Design by Jane Shaw and Alek Deva
Available to stream on demand Dec. 8-Jan. 3
Tune in for a Vermont Public Radio broadcast on Dec. 12 at 3pm
Free Virtual Theatre
An amnesiac takes shelter with an urban hermit.
I was delighted to play opposite Holden Harris in this striking dark comedy -- streaming on demand for one weekend only.
For more info and exclusive access to the production, click here!
Check out Amazon's new hit!
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is now available on Amazon Prime!
When you get to the season finale, you may see a familiar face on your screen...
Check out Episode 3 of the new season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Available now on Netflix!
A reading of a new musical
Come by the Musical Theatre Factory to see a workshop performance of FOUNTAIN, an adventure musical conceived and written by Christopher Anselmo & Jared Corak
Directed by Emi Lirman
Performances June 2nd & 3rd!
Click here for more info and tickets
Heading back to
I will be appearing in a staged reading of Eric Bentley's ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN
Saturday, September 9th at Guild Hall in East Hampton
Directed by Harris Yulin, the play will feature James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Paul Hecht, Richard Kind, Mercedes Ruehl, Barry Scheck, and Harris Yulin, among others!
Tickets on sale here. Hope to see you there!
A Fresh Adaptation of Ibsen's Classic
I will be appearing as Tesman in The Bridge Production Group's world premiere adaptation of Ibsen's 'Hedda Gabler.'
Performances September 29th - October 25th
at the Robert Moss Theatre
For tickets and more information, click here
I recently finished shooting my first co-star role.
You'll find me on Amazon Prime, performing beat poetry in a 1950s night club, when the entire season becomes available later this year.
Stay tuned for more info!
Angry Young Man
After a successful run at Urban Stages, the band is back together for another run of the show — this time in The Hamptons! We’re performing at Guild Hall in East Hampton June 3rd through June 18th.
Visit www.guildhall.org for more info.
Hope to see you out east!
A Christmas Carol
I just finished a run of 'A Christmas Carol'
at Northern Stage!
"Max Samuels was full of youthful charm as Scrooge’s nephew Fred, and, keeping the family resemblance, a severe younger Scrooge."
— Barre-Montpelier Times Argus
Pictured (from L to R): Susan Haefner, Irene Green, Bill Kux, and me
Photo: Rob Strong