Joe Russo

Is happy to return to the stage after having last appeared as Cripple Billy in The Cripple of Inishmaan.  Other roles include Freddy Eynsford-Hill (Pygmalion), Beethoven (Dog Sees God) and Bob Cratchit (Ghost of a Chance).  Off stage, he has directed numerous shows and readings regionally, including the East Coast Premiere of Bonnie & Clyde; Boeing Boeing; Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer; Oscar Wilde's Salomé; All About Eve; Auntie Mame; Marlene; The Normal Heart; Torch Song Trilogy, and the World Premiere of See Dick… In 2010, he assisted Gordon Edelstein on Long Wharf Theatre's production of A Doll's House.  Also a playwright, Joseph is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences,The Dramatists Guild and the Literary Managers & Dramaturgs of the Americas.  His award-winning works have been seen at Hartford Stage and the HBO Studios in NYC.  He is on the Board of Directors at TheatreWorks where he serves as the Dramaturg of the Page to Stage reading series.  Special thanks to Matt and this fantastic cast.


Character / Production

Sir Peter Lelly, et al Compleat Female Stage Beauty

Beethoven Dog Sees God

Bob Crachit Ghost of a Chance

Ensemble Reefer Madness

Cripple Billy The Cripple of Inishmaan

Curtis The Lyons