John McDonald

Alumni. Cast. Creative.

John McDonald

John McDonald

Credit include: Broadway: New York Shakespeare Festival (Macbeth with James Earl Jones); Off-Broadway: (Promenade with Madeline Kahn), Regional Theatre: Long Wharf Theatre (The Lion in Winter
with Ralph Waite) as well as The Huntington Performing Arts Center and the Front Street Theatre. Favorite roles include: James Tyrone in Long Days Journey Into Night, George in Who’s Afraid of Virginia
Woolf? And Thenardier in Les Miserables. KW appearances include: Sidney Carlton in Inspecting Carol and Col.McKean in 1776 the Musical at the Waterfront Playhouse. He debuted in Alice’s Parlor,
appeared in Romeo and Juliet, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest for Theatre XP, Twice Told Tales and Key Largo for WLRN Radio. John was last seen in Neal Ruchman’s The Pickpocket’s Daughter and will be seen in Young Frankenstein as well as directing productions of The Jewish Wife and Red Speedo.

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