Broadway: THE COAST OF UTOPIA; THE RIVALS; HENRY IV; NOISES OFF; THE INVENTION OF LOVE.( 2001Tony - Best Actor, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Awards); BACK TO METHUSELA; THE COUNTRY WIFE; SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL; THE MISANTHROPE; EXIT THE KING, THE CHERRY ORCHARD and HAMLET.
Off Broadway: NEW JERUSALEM; ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE; BACH AT LEIPZIG; ECHOES OF THE WAR; OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER....; HOTEL UNIVERSE; WASTE; GIVE ME YOUR ANSWER, DO!; SALAD DAYS; MEASURE FOR MEASURE; TAMING OF THE SHREW; DUCHESS OF MALFI. The Bridge Project - CHERRY ORCHARD (Firs); WINTER'S TALE (Old Shepherd/ Time) BAM/The Old Vic and world tour. London: John Gielgud's KING LEAR (Edgar) and MUCH ADO(Claudio); DEATH OF BESSIE SMITH; WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF; SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL; Claudius, Jaques, Leonato (Kenneth Branagh Co);. IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST; PYGMALION. RSC: ‘Hamlet Ghost; Constable; ‘Don Armado; Camillo; Northumberland; Theseus; COUNTRY DANCING; RED NOSES; THE BALCONY. Stratford, Conn: Romeo; Puck; Claudio; Launcelot Gobbo; Osric; Roderigo; Pistol; Florizel. Stratford, Ont: RICHARD III; ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL; HENRY V; MERRY WIVES. Old Globe Theatre, San Diego: Associate Artist and MFA Program Mentor. 10 seasons: WAITING FOR GODOT; MEASURE FOR MEASURE Duke; Prospero, Claudius/ Ghost; Benedick, Touchstone, Jaques, Iago, Uncle Vanya, Pastor Manders, Henry IV, Gloucester, etc. etc. TV: highlights - 6 years of BBC Serial “The Brothers”; ‘Ben Franklin’ in Emmy winning PBS biog. Films: Henry V; Dead Again; Finding Forrester; Revolutionary Road. Broadway Hall of Fame -2008 inductee.
Zadie Smith turns back time in this story of a memorable chance encounter between two veterans down on their luck.
Three-time Tony Award-winner Jack O’Brien, director of Tom Stoppard's trilogy of plays “The Coast of Utopia,” director and producer of the musical “Hairspray,” director of Shakespeare’s “Henry IV” and many other plays, discusses his career in theater. He's joined by Richard Easton, who starred in "The Coast of Utopia" and won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play in 2001 for his role in Tom Stoppard's "The Invention of Love."