Mark Nelson / Beyond Shakespeare
Mark has appeared in ten Broadway plays, most recently the 2018 revival of ANGELS IN AMERICA. Other New York credits include Steve Martin’s PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE (Obie and Drama League Awards); MY NAME IS ASHER LEV (Lortel nomination); Tom Stoppard’s THE INVENTION OF LOVE (Lincoln Center); and TIMON OF ATHENS (The Public Theater). For director Sam Mendes, he appeared as Herr Schultz in CABARET (Roundabout Theater Company), and at London’s Old Vic in THE CHERRY ORCHARD and THE WINTER’S TALE. Favorite roles around the country include Vanya in UNCLE VANYA (directed by Bartlett Sher), Shylock in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, Matt in TALLEY’S FOLLY, and all 36 characters in I AM MY OWN WIFE. Mark has directed plays at Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre, George Street Playhouse, Berkshire Theatre Festival, and the Juilliard School. He studied acting with Uta Hagen, and has taught at Princeton University and HB Studio.