Much Ado About Nothing
René Thornton, Jr.*
Salerino, Old Gobbo in The Merchant of Venice; Coriolanus in Coriolanus; Snake, Trip in The School for Scandal; Thomas Egerton in Shakespeare’s Sister; Bernard in The Fair Maid of the Exchange
PREVIOUSLY WITH ASC:
More than 131 roles in 104 productions, including Lear in King Lear; Malvolio in Twelfth Night; Prospero in The Tempest; Scandal in Love for Love; Crumpet in The Santaland Diaries; Prospero in Return to the Forbidden Planet; Brutus in Julius Caesar; Aeneas in Dido, Queen of Carthage; Jack in The Importance of Being Earnest; Quince (2015), Oberon (2009), Titania (2004) in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuses; Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew and The Tamer Tamed; and the title roles in Edward II; Timon of Athens; The Merchant of Venice; Pericles; Doctor Faustus; Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2; and Othello (twice).
Buckingham in Richard III (TWAS Productions, NYC); Aeneas in Troilus and Cressida, Gloucester in Henry V (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Pisanio in Cymbeline, Reuben in Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat (Utah Shakespearean Festival); Achilles in Troilus and Cressida (Wisconsin Shakespeare Festival); Belize in Angels in America: Millenium Approaches and Perestroika (Salt Lake Acting Company - Utah Premiere); “Adam” in Compleat Wrks...(Abridged) (Salt Lake Shakespeare).
MFA in Theatre, Professional Theatre Training Program at the University of Delaware; BFA in Theatre, University of Utah.