Current Season: Julius Caesar
Previous Season: Women of Will: The Complete Journey, Hamlet, Women of Will: The Overview
Nigel Gore (Brutus, Julius Caesar, Actor, Women of Will & Claudius, Hamlet) trained at the Rose Bruford College and at the Trinity Rep. Conservatory, graduating in 1994. Upcoming theatre includes Captain Hook in Pan with Compagnie Irina Brook in Paris and venues throughout France and Jason in Medea by Euripides at ASP in Boston. George in Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Eliot Norton Award Outstanding Actor 2010. Eddie in Entertaining Mr Sloan; Eliot Norton Award Best Production; Henry Carr in Travesties at the Boston Publick. Squeers, Hawk in Nicholas Nickleby at Lyric Stage; Eliot Norton Best production. Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night, Buckingham in Richard III, Lavache in All’s Well That Ends Well with Shakespeare & Co.; Claudius in Hamlet Shakespeare & Co., National Tour. Volumnia in Coriolanus with the Mercury Theatre in Colchester England. Mark Antony in Antony & Cleopatra and Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream Shakespeare & Co.Other recent roles include Macbeth in Macbeth at the Vineland Theatre in Los Angeles (Best actor nomination L.A. Weekly Theatre Awards), Harry Stone in Tom Murphy’s The Sanctuary Lamp (Eliot Norton award Best Production, 2004/5) at Boston’s Sugan Theater Company, Bernard Nightingale in Arcadia at the Boston Publick Theatre (Eliot Norton Award Best Production Small Theatre 2005/6). With AUREA: Faust in Goethe’s Faust, First Works Providence and Hector/Menelaos in AUREA’s World Premiere of War Music by Christopher Logue which performed in NYC, Chicago and Providence. Other favorite stage roles include, Leontes in The Winter’s Tale, Chorus in Henry V, Malvolio in Twelfth Night, all by William Shakespeare; Siegfried Sassoon in Not About Heroes, by Stephen MacDonald, Thomas Jefferson in the world premiere of Russell Lees’ Monticel, Norman in The Dresser by Ronald Harwood, Davis in The Caretaker, Max in The Homecoming and Goldberg in The Birthday Party, all by Harold Pinter; Vershinin in The Three Sisters, Vanya in Uncle Vanya, both by Anton Chekhov; Larry in Closer by Patrick Marber, Otto in Through The Leaves by Franz Xaver Kroetz. Nigel is a founding member of AUREA, a performance ensemble whose mission is to explore and invigorate the relationship between music and the spoken word. Narration work includes Gaian Variations; at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in NYC. Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale, performed with Puppeteer Dan Butterworth. Wellington’s March by Beethoven with the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Phillips. An Evening of Music and Shakespeare, and Peter & the Wolf, performed with the Rhode Island Philharmonic and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, at Boston’s Jordan Hall. Nigel recently had 3 poems published. Grapeseed, Missing and Coda. Recent Television includes Thurston Twitchell in seasons 2 and 3 of Brotherhood for Showtime.