Joe Praml Poster

Other Works

  • Drama-Logue Award for Direction of "Once a Catholic" by Mary O'Malley. Celtic Arts Center, Los Angeles, California (1987)
  • "Caine Mutiny Court Martial" by Herman Wouk, playing Lt. Thomas Keefer, the writer. Director: Charles Savage. Producer: Malcolm Knight Prod. Tour of British provincial theatres (1981)
  • "On the Spot" by Edgar Wallace, playing Mike Feeney, rival gangster. Director: Ian Watt-Smith. Theatre and Producer: Churchill Theatre, Bromley, Kent, U.K. (1981)
  • "Miss Lonelyhearts" by Nathanial West, playing Shrike, the editor. Director: Lou Stein. Theatre: Gate Theatre, London, U.K. (1980)
  • "Quantrill in Lawrence" by Bernard Pomerance, playing The Sheriff. Director: Roland Rees. Foco Novo Theatre Co. London, England (1980)
  • "Nemesis on 234" by Anthony Swerling, playing Smith. Director: Francis Harvey. The Mole Stage Company (1978)
  • "Soon" by Colin Bennett, playing Gen. Phil Texan and Mo, the Terrorist. Director: John Ashford. Bush Theatre. London, England (1976)
  • "Last of the Knucklemen" by John Powers, playing Carl, the Hun. Director: Bill Alexander. Maubray Productions at the Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland (1976)
  • "Under the Clock" by Gordon Porterfield, playing the The Policeman. Director: William Alexander. Royal Court Theatre, London, England (1975)
  • "About Poor Bertolt Brecht" a cabaret with songs and poems of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, playing with a Cabaret ensemble. Recurring in many theatres (1975 through 1977). Director: Cliff Cocker. Threepenny Theatre Co. London, England
  • Carl the Hun in John Power's "The Last of the Knucklemen", Leith Theatre during the Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, August - September 1976
  • Phil Texan and Mo in Colin Bennett's "Soon"; the Bush Theatre Club, London; October 1976
  • Smith in Anthony Swerling's "Nemesis on 234"; Green Main, London; February 1977
  • The Sheriff in Bernard Pomerance's "Quantrill in Lawrence"; ICA Theatre, London; April 1980; producer Foco Novo Limited.
  • Shrike, the features editor in Nathaniel West's "Miss Lonelyhearts"; the Gate Theatre Club, London; October - December 1980
  • Kevin in John Anderson's "Snapshot"; at Traverse Theatre Club during the Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, July - August 1980
  • Lt. Thomas Keefer in Herman Wouk's "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial"; theatre tour throughout England, Scotland and Wales; producer Malcolm Knight Productions; March - May 1981
  • Mike Feeney in John Anderson's "On the Spot"; the Churchill Theatre, Bromley, Kent, England; August - September 1981
  • Three Penny Theater's "About Poor BB" with songs and poems of Bertolt Brecht and Hans Eissler and Kurt Weill; The Factory, the Warehouse Theatre and tours throughout London
  • 2000, 2001 and 2007: Wrote, compiled, directed and performed "Triduum, A Three-Day Journey to Triumph"; St. Ambrose, West Hollywood; Blessed Sacrament, Hollywood. [During 2006, "Triduum" also directed/presented by St. Lucy, Long Beach, CA]
  • Directed scenes from Tennessee William's "Glass Menagerie" at Los Angeles Equity-waiver theatre.
  • Directed songs, readings and poetry of Celtic Arts Center's production for the Committee on Political Education, CIO-AFL.
  • Adapted and directed abridged version of Sean O'Casey's "Plough and the Stars"; Celtic Arts Center; staged reading at Ivar Theatre, Hollywood.
  • Directed Leslie Blasco's "Prone Positions"; Act II Short Play Competition; ICCC/Ivar Theatre, Hollywood.
  • Directed two Eugene O'Neill sea plays: "Bound East for Cardiff" and "The Long Voyage Home"; Celtic Arts Center, Los Angeles. Received City of Los Angeles Certificate of Congratulations from Mayor Tom Bradley for being the only theatre in Los Angeles to honor Eugene O'Neill on the centenary of his birth.
  • Directed Mary O'Malley's "Once a Catholic"; Celtic Arts Theatre, Los Angeles. Won Hollywood Drama-Logue Critics Award for Direction. Two cast members also won Drama-Logues for acting.
  • Directed Anton Chekov's "The Boor"; St. Ambrose Genesius Theatre, West Hollywood, CA.
  • Directed cabaret of Bertolt Brecht's songs and poems; tour of London and provincial theatres.
  • Stage managed Colin Bennett's "Love Story" during a four-month tour of theatres in London, Scotland, England and Wales.
  • Directing: Stage (UK and Los Angeles)
  • Radio drama; BBC Radio
  • Film looping in London
  • Voice Over:
  • Other staged readings of plays at other Los Angeles Equity-waiver theatres
  • Annas in "Jesus Christ Superstar" by Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice
  • Doc in "Come Back, Little Sheba" by William Inge
  • Rubin in "Dark at the Top of the Stairs" by William Inge
  • Wrote, compiled, directed and performed: "Triduum, A Three-Day Journey to Triumph"
  • Los Angeles: Staged Readings - various Theatres:
  • "A Nation Once Again," Irish poetry and ballads; Celtic Arts Center, Los Angeles
  • "Bloomsday" readings from "Ulysses" by James Joyce; various years; Celtic Arts Center, Los Angeles
  • "A Child's Christmas in Wales," by Dylan Thomas, and "The Nutcracker," by E.T.A. Hoffman; four holiday seasons; Celtic Arts Center, Los Angeles
  • Compiled, directed and performed: "Celtic Visions & Dreams-Poetry of Ireland, Scotland and Wales"; Celtic Arts Center, Los Angeles; Los Angeles Poetry Festival
  • Poetry Readings:
  • Acting: Los Angeles: Poetry and Staged Readings:

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