Hey, Jef, Here's My Headshot: DANNY PROCTOR
Who's who in Tennessee theater? Sometimes, without a program in your hand, it's difficult to know who's playing whom-hence, our newest feature: Hey, Jef, Here's My Headshot...featuring some of the Volunteer State's best-known-or soon-to-be-known all over the freakin' world-thespians. And have you ever wondered who the amazing photographers are who make them look so damn good? We're gonna tell ya...
Today's actor/subject/model is the handsome, talented and very busy 2011 First Night Honoree Danny Proctor, photographed by Dean Dixon.
Among his credits:
The Imaginary Invalid (Argan)
Love! Valour! Compassion! (Buzz)
Hello, Dolly (Horace Vandegelder)
The Trip to Bountiful (Ludie)
Driving Miss Daisy (Boolie)
Could It Be Love at the Ryman (Ed)
Ain't we Got Fun NY Cast (Roscoe)
South Pacific (Emile)
Rocket Boys: The Musical (Poppy Hickam, Ensemble)
Julius Caesar (Cicero, Pindarus)
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Twimble)
Arsenic and Old Lace (Mortimer)
Forever Plaid (Jinx)
The Odd Couple (Felix)
A Moon for the Misbegotten (Phil Hogan)
Annie (Bert Healy, Harold Ickes)
A Scattered, Smothered & Covered Christmas (Danny Wayne)
Oklahoma (Ali Hakim)
Lady Windermere's Fan (Dumby)
Spirit: The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch (James Johnston, Billy Wall)
1776 (The Courier)
The Fantasticks (El Gallo)
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Linus)
VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE vs. LUCKY GUY for Best Play and More...
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Jeffrey Ellis is a Nashville-based writer, editor and critic, who's been covering the performing arts in Tennessee for more than 25 years. He is the recipient of the Tennessee Theatre Association's Distinguished Service Award for his coverage of theatre in the Volunteer State and was the founding editor/publisher of Stages, the Tennessee Onstage Monthly. He is a past fellow of the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center and is the founder/executive producer of The First Night Honors, held during Labor Day Weekend, which honor oustanding theater artists in Tennessee in recognition of their lifetime achievements and includes The First Night Star Awards and the Most Promising Actors. Midwinter's First Night, held the first Sunday in January after New Year's Day, honors outstanding productions and performances throughout the state. Further, Ellis directed the Nashville premiere of La Cage Aux Folles, The Last Night of Ballyhoo and An American Daughter, as well as award-winning productions of Damn Yankees, Company, Gypsy and The Rocky Horror Show, with Ellis honored by The Tennessean as best director of a musical for both Company and Rocky Horror. |
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