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Michael Laurence: HAMLET IN BED

Written by Michael Laurence
Directed by Lisa Peterson


Michael Laurence
Annette O'Toole


Scenic Design Rachel Hauck
Lighting Design Scott Zielinski
Costume Design Jessica Pabst
Props Zach Serafin
Sound Design Bart Fasbender
Projection Design Dave Tennent
Choreography (Fight Direction) J. David Brimmer


Review: ‘Hamlet in Bed’ Is Michael Laurence’s Shakespearean Take- The New York Times
Hamlet in Bed: Theater review by Raven Snook-  TONY



is an award-winning actor and writer.
He plays Curtis 'Caddie' DeVille on the NBC drama Shades of Blue.
In Fall of 2015, his most recent play, Hamlet in Bed, had a critically-acclaimed run Off-Broadway at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, NYC, and a subsequent run at The Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh in Summer 2016.

Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, he studied at NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Experimental Theatre Wing.
After college, he cut his teeth on the classics at The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C., then immersed himself in the downtown NYC theatre scene where he worked with legends Joe Chaiken, Judith Malina, Eric Bogosian, Ryscard Cieslak, Edgar Oliver, Sam Shepard, and Anne Bogart among many others.
In more recent years, he has performed leading roles on Broadway and Off-Broadway, in top regional theaters, and in film and television.

Along with his acting career, he has authored five plays and wrote/directed the feature film Escape Artists.
In 2009, he had a breakout success with his solo play Krapp, 39.

He played the recurring role of Barry the Homeless Man on the FX series Damages,  and series-regular Cutter the Vet on Adult Swim’s acclaimed live-action comedy The Heart She Holler with Patton Oswalt and Amy Sedaris.

His other film and television credits include blacklister Maddox Beck on The BlacklistThe Good Wife, Elementary, Person Of InterestThird WatchJohnny ZeroFX, GhostStories, As the World Turns, and What’s Not To Love? for SHOWTIME. 

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