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Follies

October 4

November 13, 2011

in CST's Courtyard Theater

book by James Goldman
music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
directed by Gary Griffin

Mike Nussbaum

Dimitri Weismann

Mike Nussbaum returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include:  Follies, Shylock in The Merchant of Venice, Gremio in The Taming of the Shrew, Polonius in Hamlet, Justice Shallow in Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 (CST and on tour to the Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon) and Doctor Tambouri in Passion. His decades of Chicago credits include: Ben in Broadway Bound (Drury Lane Theatre); Shelley Levine in the revival of Glengarry Glen Ross, Roberto in Death and the Maiden, Fletcher in El Salvador (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); and Sigmund Freud in Freud’s Last Session (Mercury Theater). 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); and original productions of the David Mamet plays American Buffalo as Teach and Glengarry Glen Ross as Aaranow (Chicago and Broadway). Regional credits include Solomon Galkin in the premiere of Deb Margolin’s Imagining Madoff (Theater J). He was honored last summer by the Sarah Siddons Society.

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