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Birth NameBenjamin Wood Viccellio

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Benjamin Viccellio was born as Benjamin Wood Viccellio. He is an actor, known for RetroGrade (2011), Liberal Arts (2012) and Alleyball (2006).

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Performed at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre in such productions as Theatrical Essays, Cherry Orchard, and Men of Tortuga. Ben has also worked with Chicago Shakespeare, the Griffin Theater, and the Viaduct Theater, among others.
Attended Ohio's prestigious Kenyon College, where he received the 1998 Paul Newman Trophy for his senior-thesis production of Eric Bogosian's one-man show: Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll. Also, 3 time winner of the Jame E. Michael Playwriting Prize.
Son of Air Force General Henry Viccellio Jr. (ret.), who commanded the Air Force Materiel Command headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.
His play, House of Judgement, was nominated for an LA Valley Theatre Award for Best Author of an Original Drama.
Wrote the screenplay Men in Trouble (adapted from the novel by Sarah Payne Stewart)
Appearing as MacBeth in the current Chicago Shakespeare Company production, his first with the group. [February 2006]
Gambier, Ohio: Assistant Professor of Drama at Kenyon College [2011]
Appearing as Petruchio in the current Chicago Shakespeare Company production of Taming of The Shrew, his third with the group. [January 2007]
Appearing as Oedipus in Frank Galati's Oedipus Complex at The Goodman Theatre. [March 2007]

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