Mike Nussbaum (Porter, Witch) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: Doctor Tambouri in Passion, Polonius in Hamlet, Justice Shallow in Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 (CST and on tour to the Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon), Shylock in The Merchant of Venice, Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet, John of Gaunt in Richard II, and Peter Quince in Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Other Chicago credits include: Shelley Levine in the revival of Glengarry Glen Ross, Roberto in Death and the Maiden, Fletcher in El Salvador (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); as well as shows at Victory Gardens Theater, Goodman Theatre, Apple Tree Theatre, American Theater Company, and Famous Door Theatre. New York and international credits include: Peter Brook’s production of The Cherry Orchard (on tour to New York, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tblisi and Tokyo); the original productions of the David Mamet plays, Teach in American Buffalo and Aaranow in Glengarry Glen Ross (Chicago and on Broadway).
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