Arts and Entertainment
April 18, 2014From: Westfield Community Players
Brian is thrilled to be once again directing for Westfield Community Players. He last directed Rehearsal for Murder in January, 2012 and the production was nominated for 10 NJACT Perry Awards which included "Best Director" and "Best Production". Brian made his WCP acting debut with his role as Max Haliday in Dial 'M' for Murder back in 2010, and following that portraying Abie in Abie's Irish Rose. He was also seen as Rodolpho in WCP's production of A View from the Bridge. Brian also was in And Then There Were None at Main Street Theatre Company in Parlin where he played Philip Lombard.
Brian's acting career started as a self-proclaimed New Year's resolution as he walked into an open audition of Happy Hour by Joelle Arqueros in New York City and was immediately cast as a featured repertory male lead. Brian's acting credits include Tony & Tina's Wedding as Barry the Best Man and Joey Vitale for both The National Tour and the New York Production Team. Quick exposure led to the pick-up of roles in the esteemed Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack, New York having just completed a successful run of the Tennessee Williams classic, The Glass Menagerie as Tom Wingfield. Brian is well remembered in Nyack for his performance as Darren Lemming, the lead in the hugely successful Take Me Out by Richard Greenburg. He also appeared in Tea and Sympathy in Chatham.
Brian made his directorial debut with The Fellowship Theater in Chatham's 2010-11 season with Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. Brian has also directed the musical Company and a series of monolgues entitled Sex, Relationships and Sometimes Loveâ€¦ Sex, Relationships and Sometimesâ€¦Love has recently had successful runs off-Broadway at the Producer's Club and at the Jerry Orbach theaters, both in NYC.
Brian owns and operates Rocks & Roots Inc., a Landscape and Site Work Construction and Management Company and is originally from Wyckoff, New Jersey. He is also the founder of Fearless Productions, LLC.
Brian also currently serves on the Westfield Community Player Board of Directors as Secretary.