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  • Book-on-tape narration for "Star Trek: New Frontier" by Peter David.
  • Co-starred in the New York production of the Award winning play Art, with Judd Hirsch and George Wendt. In July 1990, he starred in the West End production in London.
  • Narrator for AudioBook version of Tom Clancy's "SSN" (1996).
  • Appeared in the 1969 Broadway musical, "Salvation", starring Peter Link and C.C. Courtney. A song from the play, ("If You Let Me Make Love To You) Why Can't I Touch You", written by Link and Courtney became a top ten pop hit for Ronnie Dyson in 1970.
  • Theatre: played Colin Powell in "Stuff Happens" at the National Theatre (Olivier), London, UK. Written by David Hare and directed by Nicholas Hytner. September 2004 - November 2004.
  • December - January 2001-2) Starred in the Cornelius Eady play "Brutal Imagination" at the Vineyard Theatre, New York.
  • Acted in a Broadway production of the musical "Raisin," which ran from October, 1973 to December, 1975.
  • Acted in a 1973 Broadway production of the musical comedy "Tricks".
  • Acted in a 1986 Broadway production of the musical comedy "Honky Tonk Nights".
  • Acted in a 1981 Broadway production of the musical comedy "Oh, Brother!".
  • Made his Broadway debut in the musical "Hair".
  • Starred in the Broadway Musical, "The Two Gentlemen Of Verona".
  • Starred in "King Lear" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the New York Shakespeare Festival.
  • Off-Broadway, he has directed productions of "The Heliotrope Bouquet", "Crumbs For The Table Of Joy" and "Fear Itself".
  • Narrated "The Ten O'clock People" from Stephen King's "Nightmares and Dreamscapes".
  • Art (1998). Written by Yasmina Reza. Translated by Christopher Hampton. Incidental music by Gary Yershon. Directed by Matthew Warchus. Royale Theatre: 1 Mar 1998- 8 Aug 1999 (600 performances + 20 previews that began on 12 Feb 1996). Cast: Alan Alda (as "Marc"), 'Victor Garber (as "Serge"), Alfred Molina (as "Yvan") [Broadway debut]. Replacement actors: Brian Cox (as "Marc"), Henry Goodman (as "Serge"), David Haig (as "Yvan"), Buck Henry (as "Marc") [circa 11 May 1999- 8 Aug 1999/Broadway debut], Judd Hirsch (as "Marc") [from 22 Dec 1998- ?], Wayne Knight (as "Yvan") [circa 11 May 1999- 8 Aug 1999], Joe Morton (as "Serge") [from 22 Dec 1998- ?], George Segal (as "Serge") [circa 11 May 1999- 8 Aug 1999], George Wendt (as "Yvan") [from 22 Dec 1998- ?/Broadway debut]. Produced by David Pugh, Sean Connery and Joan Cullman. Associate Producer: Dafydd Rogers and Stuart Thompson.
  • (September 2013) Stage play: "Romeo and Juliet" - playing Lord Capulet opposite Orlando Bloom (Romeo) and Condola Rashad (Juliet). Also featuring Jayne Houdyshell with direction by David Leveaux (Richard Rodgers Theatre (New York)
  • (approx 1998) Radio podcast: "The Time Machine" - an audio drama produced for Seeing Ear Theatre, Sci Fi Channel. 62 mins
  • (May 18 to August 26, 1973) He acted in the musical, "Raisin," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Virginia Capers, Ernestine Jackson, Ralph Carter, Robert Jackson, Debbie Allen, Helen Martin, Shezwae Powell, Eugene Little, Aristide Pereira, Chuck Thorpes, Kofi Burbridge, Loretta Abbott, Herb Downer, Al Perryman, Ted Ross and Richard Sanders in the cast. Robert Nemiroff and Charlotte Zaltzberg wrote the book. Judd Woldin was composer. Robert Brittain was lyricist. Based on the play by Lorraine Hansberry. Robert U. Taylor was set designer. Bernard Johnson was costume designer. Donald McKayle was choreographer and director. Robert Nemiroff was also producer.
  • (November 2 to 20, 1977) He played George in Douglas Gower's play, "Daddies," in a New Play Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Stephen Benschoten (Carl) in the cast. Michael Hankins was director.
  • (November 2 to 20, 1977) He played Molinaro in Frederick Bailey's play, "The Bridgehead," was performed in a New Play Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Kentucky with Thurman Scott (Tatum); William McNulty (Carmichael); Dennis Sakamoto (Prisoner); Vaughn McBride (Hagerty); Steven M. Hollow (Moxley); Bob Burrus (Sawyer); Jim Baker (Gallo); Leo Burmester (Pike); Brian Lynner (Highsmith); Michael Kevin (Rubinoff); Sonya Harris (Girl); Stephen Van Benschoten (Phillips) and Clint Vaught (McGlade) in the cast. Charles Maryan was director.
  • (December 29, 1977 to January 22, 1978) He acted in Jon Jory and Jerry Blatt's adaptation of William Shakespeare's play, "Andronicus," at the Actors Theatre in Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Bob Burrus; Jim Baker; John H. Fields; Frazier Marsh; Michael Kevin; Ray Fry; Howard Lee Sherman; William McNulty; Jesse Caldwell; Gian Paul Morelli; Leo Burmester; Brian Lynner; Adale O'Brien; Jeanne Cullen and Anne Pitoniak in the cast.
  • (January 25 to February 12, 1978) He directed and played Styles and Buntu in Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona's play, "Sizwe Bansi is Dead," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Robert Jackson (Sizwe Bansi) in the cast.
  • (March 22 to April 9, 1978) He played Shooter in Marsha Norman's play, "Third and Oak," in a New Play Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Anne Pitoniak (Alberta); Dawn Didawick (Dee Dee) and John Hancock (Willie) in the cast. Jon Jory was director.
  • (October 31 to November 18, 1984) He played Tom Brody in Christopher Davis's play, "Private Territory," in '84 Shorts Festival (New One-Act Plays in Repertory) at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with John Anania (Vittorio Vincenza) and Marita Geraghty (Lottie Clanese) in the cast. Frazier Marsh was director.
  • (October 31 to November 18, 1984) He played Oliver Manzi in Bruce Bonafede's play, "Advice to the Players," in '84 Shorts Festival (New One-Act Plays in Repertory) at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Michael Kevin (John Tyler); Delroy Lindo (Robert Obosa); Steve Rankin (Tony Jones); Lanny Flaherty (Randall Moore) and Cheryl Lynn Bruce (Emily Ngome) in the cast. Larry Deckel was director.

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