John never got into the real Studio 54 back in the day, doing this show here is the only way he could get in! Please call your rep and get help to Puerto Rico.
Off-Broadway: Mambo Mouth, Spic-o-Rama (best American play 1992, Warner Hull Dramatist). Broadway: Ghetto Klown (Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards), Freak (Emmy and Tony Award nominations), Sexaholix… A Love Story (Tony nomination). Additional theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, La Puta Vida Trilogy and American Buffalo. Select film: The Infiltrator; To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (Golden Globe nomination, ALMA Award); Moulin Rouge (SAG nomination); King of the Jungle; American Ultra; John Wick; Chef; Summer of Sam; Ice Age series; Romeo and Juliet. TV: “Bloodline,” “The Kill Point,” “ER,” “My Name is Earl,” “The Brothers Garcia,” “House of Buggin” and “Miami Vice.” Books: Pimps, Hos, Playa Hatas and All the Rest of My Hollywood Friends: My Life; Ghetto Klown (Eisner Award nomination). Upcoming projects: Nancy (with Steve Buscemi and Andrea Riseborough) and the mini-series WACO in January. Awards: two Obie, three Drama Desk, three Outer Critics Circle, one Emmy and six Cable ACE Awards.
Tony Taccone has served as Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep for the past 23 years, during which time the Tony Award-winning nonprofit has enhanced its reputation as an international leader in innovative theatre. Mr. Taccone has staged more than 40 plays in Berkeley including new work by Julia Cho, Tony Kushner, KJ Sanchez, Danny Hoch, David Edgar, Sarah Jones, Culture Clash, and Lemony Snicket. He directed two shows that transferred to London, Continental Divide and Tiny Kushner, and three that landed on Broadway, Bridge and Tunnel, Wishful Drinking, and Latin History for Morons. Prior to working at Berkeley Rep, Taccone served as Artistic Director of the Eureka Theatre, introducing the Bay Area to playwrights ranging from Dario Fo to Caryl Churchill. While there, Taccone and Oskar Eustis commissioned Tony Kushner’s Angels in America and co-directed its world premiere in Los Angeles; he will direct Angels in America again this spring at Berkeley Rep.
Recent NY: Latin History For Morons, Tiny Beautiful Things, Dry Powder (Public); Hadestown (NYTW); Parallelogram (2nd Stage), Fucking A, Night Is a Room, Our Lady of Kibeho (Signature), Animal (Atlantic); What the Constitution Means to Me (Clubbed Thumb); On The Exhale (Roundabout); You’ll Still Call Me By Name (Sonya Tayeh/NYLA); All The Ways To Say… (MCC) Antlia Pneumatica, Grand Concourse (Playwrights Horizons), An Iliad (NYTW, Tour), Recent regional: Shakespeare in Love, Roe (OSF); It Can’t Happen Here (BRT); Poster Boy, And No More Shall We Part (WTF). Princess Grace, Lilly Awards. Drama Desk, Lortel Nominations. Obie Award for Sustained Achievement.
ALEXANDER V. NICHOLS
Broadway: Wishful Drinking (Production Design), Hugh Jackman, Back On Broadway (Video), Nice Work If You Can Get It (Video). Off-Broadway: Ernest Shackleton Loves Me!, In Masks Outrageous and Austere, Los Big Names, Horizon, Bridge and Tunnel, Through the Night, Taking Over, In the Wake. Regional: American Conservatory Theater, Mark Taper Forum, Berkeley Rep, Arena Stage, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Dance: San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Alvin Ailey, Hubbard Street, Hong Kong Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Margaret Jenkins, ODC/SF. Music: SF Opera, Cleveland Symphony, LA Philharmonic, Philip Glass, Kronos Quartet, Opera Philadelphia, Paul Dresher, Bill Frisell, Rinde Eckert.
Original Music & Sound Design
Broadway: The Glass Menagerie, The Real Thing, the vibrator play, American Plan. Recent work includes Office Hour, Hamlet, Julius Caesar and Latin History for Morons all for The Public. Other recent work: original music and sound on For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday, The Last Match, The Antipodes, Hurricane Diane, Othello. His design and music have been heard in many Off-Broadway and Regional theaters. Obie Awards for John and Sustained Excellence in Sound Design.