Topic: “There’s no future in it…” Making Art in Troubled Times
Artistic Director of the Gamm Theatre, Tony has been an actor, director, writer and producer with the company for over 20 years. Since his first show with the company (Antony and Cleopatra) in 1996, he has appeared or directed over 70 productions. Some of his favorite roles include Hamlet in Hamlet, Teach in American Buffalo, and Vanya in Uncle Vanya. Directorial highlights include Festen, and A Streetcar Named Desire, and the U.S. premiere of Howard Brenton’s Paul and Sara Waters’ Night Watch. His film credits include appearances in Martin Scorsese’s The Departed, Kenneth Lonegran’s Manchester by the Sea and Greta Gerwig’s Little Women (2019). Tony is the recipient of numerous recognitions including the Claiborne Pell Awards for Excellence in the Arts. He is a longtime member of the theater faculty at his alma mater, The University of Rhode Island.