Veteran comic actor David Marks, a Helen Hayes laureate for his performance as an uncanny handyman in Arena’s Briar Patch, died in his Washington home last Wednesday following a heart attack. He was 49.
Archives for June 10, 2009
A delusional janitor, believing he is Abraham Lincoln, helps write speeches that inspire a political campaign. In lesser hands, this premise would run sitcom thin.
Usually, the success of Cyrano de Bergerac depends upon the perfomance of the actor playing the French swordsman with the heart of a poet and the prodigious proboscis. Yet in the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s quality outdoor staging of the classic work,