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Other Works

  • (December 2006) Played Chorus Leader 1 in Agamemnon, directed and adapted by Stephen Wadsworth. (Getty Villa, Los Angeles)
  • (1993) Stage Play: The Kentucky Cycle. Written by Robert Schenkkan. Incidental music by Jerome Ragland. Scenic Design by Michael Olich. Directed by Warner Shook. Royale Theatre: 14 Nov 1993- 12 Dec 1993 (33 performances + 15 previews that began on 3 Nov 1993). Cast: John Aylward (as "Dragging Canoe/Joe Talbert (1792), Rebecca's father/Judge Goddard/Patrick Rowen (1861), Jed's grandfather/Union Colonel/Gus Slocum/Doctor/Preacher/James Talbert Winston (1954), owner, Blue Star Mining Co./James Talbert Winston (1975)"), Lillian Garrett [credited as Lillian Garrett-Groag] (as "Morning Star (1776)/Star Rowen (1792)/Star (1819)/Julia Anne Talbert (1861), Richard's daughter/Lallie Rowen (1890), Mary Anne's mother/Mother Jones"), Gail Grate (as "Sallie (1792)/Sallie Biggs (1819)/Sureta Biggs (1920), Cassius' wife/Lana Toller, Joshua's secretary"), Katherine Hiler (as "Rebecca Talbert (1792), a neighbor/Rose Anne Talbert (1861), Richard's daughter/Mary Anne Rowen (younger) (1890)/Lucy"), Ronald Hippe (as "Zachariah Rowen (1819), Patrick's son/Randall Talbert (1861), Richard's only son")/ Carl Dawkins/Joshua Rowen Jackson (1920), son of Mary Anne"), Gregory Itzin (as "Jeremiah/Richard Talbert (1861), land owner, son of Jeremiah Talbert/J.T. Wells/Andrew Talbert Winston, a mine boss/Sheriff Ray Blanko"), Stacy Keach (as "Michael Rowen (1775)/Michael Rowen (1776)/Michael Rowen (1792)/Ezekiel Rowen (1861), Jed's father/Jed Rowen (1890), Mary Anne's father/Gun Thug/Joshua Rowen (1954), President, UMW District #16/Joshua Rowen (1975)"), Ronald William Lawrence (as "Taskwan/Jessie Biggs, Sallie's son, also a slave/Boatman/Cassius Biggs (1920), miner/bootlegger/Franklin Biggs (1954), owner of Biggs & Son/Franklin Biggs (1975)"), Scott MacDonald (as "Patrick Rowen (1792), Michael's son/Patrick Rowen (1819)/Tommy Nolan/Silus, a miner/Scott Rowen (1954), son of Joshua and new UMW district field rep"), Tuck Milligan (as "Sam/Ezekiel Rowen (1819), Patrick's son/Jed Rowen (1861)/Tommy Jackson (1890)/Abe Steinman/Calvin Hayes, a local president in District #16/Frank"), Randy Oglesby (as "Earl Tod/Deputy Grey/Sharecropper #1/William Clark Quantrill/Tommy Jackson (1920), husband of Mary Ann/Stucky, District #16 security officer/Steve"), Jeanne Paulson (as "Joleen Rowen (1861), Jed's mother"), Mary Anne Rowen (older) (1890), Mary Anne Rowen Jackson (1920), Margaret Rowen (1954), wife of Joshua"), Stephen Lee Anderson (as "Cherokee Warrior/Rebel #2/Chuck, a local president in District #16/Ensemble"), Michael Hartman (as "Deputy O'Sullivan/Union Soldier #1/Man in the Woods/Greg, a local president in District #16/Bob Smalley, Blue Star Mine guard/Ensemble"), Philip Lehl (as "Cherokee Warrior/Sharecropper #2/Ensemble"), Patrick Page (as "Cherokee Warrior/Rebel #1/Mackie, a miner/Gun Thug/Mike, a local president in District #16/Ensemble"), Susan Pellegrino (as "Ensemble"), James Ragland (as "Guitar Player/Banjo Player/Ensemble"), Jennifer Rohn (as "Ensemble"), Novel Sholars (as "Ensemble"), Lee Simon Jr. (as "Cherokee Warrior/Union Soldier #2/Jefferson Biggs (1954), son of Franklin/Ensemble"). Understudies: Stephen Lee Anderson (as "Abe Steinman/Calvin Hayes/Deputy Grey/Earl Tod/Ezekiel Rowen (1819)/Frank/Jed Rowen (1861)/Sam/Sharecropper #1/Steve/Stucky/Tommy Jackson (1890)/Tommy Jackson (1920)") [Broadway debut], Michael Hartman (as "Doctor/Dragging Canoe/Gus Slocum/James Talbert Winston (1954)/James Talbert Winston (1975)/Joe Talbert (1792)/Judge Goddard/Patrick Rowen (1861)/Preacher/Union Colonel"), Philip Lehl (as "Abe Steinman, Calvin Hayes/Carl Dawkins/Ezekiel Rowen (1819)/Frank/Jed Rowen (1861)/Joshua Rowen Jackson (1920)/Randall Talbert (1861)/Sam/Tommy Jackson (1890)/Zachariah Rowen (1819)")/Patrick Page (as "Andrew Talbert Winston/J.T. Wells/Jeremiah/Patrick Rowen (1792)/Patrick Rowen (1819)/Richard Talbert (1861)/Scott Rowen (1954)/Sheriff Ray Blanko, Silus, Tommy Nolan"), Larry Paulson (as "Ensemble"), Susan Pellegrino (as "Joleen Rowen (1861)/Julia Anne Talbert (1861)/Lallie Rowen (1890)/Margaret Rowen (1954)/Mary Anne Rowen (older) (1890)/Mary Anne Rowen Jackson (1920)/ Morning Star (1776)/Mother Jones/Star (1819)/Star Rowen (1792)"), Jennifer Rohn (as "Lucy/Mary Anne Rowen (younger) (1890)/Rebecca Talbert (1792), Rose Anne Talbert (1861)"), Novel Sholars (as "Lana Toller/Sallie (1792)/Sallie Biggs (1819)/Sureta Biggs (1920)") and Lee Simon Jr. (as "Boatman/Cassius Biggs (1920)/Franklin Biggs (1954)/Franklin Biggs (1975)/Jessie Biggs/Taskwan"). Produced by David Richenthal, Gene R. Korf, Roger L. Stevens, Jennifer Manocherian, Annette Niemtzow, Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum (Gordon Davidson, Artistic Director. Charles Dillingham, Managing Director), Intiman Theatre Company and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; Produced in association with Benjamin Mordecai.
  • (1993- ). Active on Broadway in the following production:
  • (May 12 to June 30, 1996) He acted in John Patrick Shanley's play, "Psychopathia Sexualis," at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Park Overall in the cast. Daniel Sullivan was director. Andrew Wood Boughton was scenic designer. Steven M. Klein was sound designer. Pat Collins was lighting designer. Jane Greenwood was costume designer.

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