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Andy Paris

(Text Writer and Talker Tipper McGee) most recently played all the male roles in the World Premier of Melanie Marnich’s new play A Sleeping Country at The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. As a member of Tectonic Theatre Project, Andy co-created and performed in both the stage play and HBO movie of The Laramie Project (2002 Emmy nomination for Best Writing for a Movie or Miniseries), directed by Moises Kaufman. Andy also worked with TTP and Mr. Kaufman on the development of Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde and performed in the original cast. Regionally, he has been seen at such prestigious houses as Playmaker’s Rep, Hartford Stage, Theatre Virginia, Berkeley Rep, The Rep Theatre of St. Louis and La Jolla Playhouse. His favorite roles include Berowne in Love’s Labours Lost, Pisanio in Cymbeline, Hal in Proof, Jason Posner in Wit (directed by Josaphine Abady), Burt in The Quiet Room (directed by Lucie Tiberghien), Grez in Red Noses (directed by Melissa Kievman) and Mercy/Titivillus in Nancy Magarill and Julie Crosby’s Mankynde (directed by Louis Scheeder). Andy has narrated numerous audio books for Recorded Books Productions (AUDIE Award Winner 2005 and 2007). As a director, Andy is currently working on Goldstar, Ohio, a play by Michael Tisdale, which will have its World Premier in October ( Also as a writer/director, his play, The Fanmaker’s Inquisition, based on the novel by Rikki Ducornet, which he co-wrote with his lovely wife Anushka Carter, has been seen in Six Figures Theatre Company’s Artists of Tomorrow Festival as well as NYU’s hotInk Festival. Andy has been invited to take part in The Lincoln Center Directors Lab 2008.

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