ACTOR / DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / PLAYWRIGHT:
Ted [for Ted Williams, may he rest in peace], is a native of Boston raised in Everett, Massachusetts and a 32-year resident of Inwood, NYC. He is an actor, director, producer, writer and founder/producing artistic director of Moose Hall Theatre Company / Inwood Shakespeare Festival.
As an actor, Ted has appeared for ISF as Othello in Othello, Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth Night, Macbeth in Macbeth, Richard III in Richard III as Felton & Bicarat in The Three Musketeers and Pierre Gringoire in The Hunchback of Notre-Dame. Other stage work includes the title role in Hamlet at Expanded Arts; Oscar & Willey in Mary Gallagher’s ¿De Donde? with John Ortiz & Betty Miller at New York Shakespeare Festival’s Public Theatre (Joseph Papp Producer) and Cincinnati Playhouse in The Park; Chinatown in Bruce King’s Dustoff with Dan Lauria & Walt Willy at Westside Mainstage; Antonio in Eduardo Machado’s Eye of the Hurricane at New Dramatist’s and in the staged-reading of Ecstasy The Paths of Sancticy directed by Eduardo Machado; Mowbray & Carlisle in Richard II at Ensemble Studio Theatre, Lawrence in Home Free, at Roundabout Theatre Stage II and many others. He has performed television roles on Miami Vice, All My Children, Another World, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and Saturday Night Live.
As a director, Ted has directed 27 productions for ISF including over one third of the Shakespeare Cannon. Most recently Dracula! The Tale of Flesh and Blood for Moose Hall Theatre Company at 13th Street Repertory Company NYC. Producer of 35 professional mainstage productions including ISF Free Opera in the Park’s La Boheme & Don Pasquale (& His Trophy Wife) and 13 years of Free Children’s Concerts. He has written eleven adaptations from classical literature and four original plays for the outdoor public venue. Ted is one of the first honorees to receive the UPTOWN ARTS STROLL AWARD for his contributions to the arts and efforts to bring excellent programming in uptown Manhattan, among and expanding line of uptown artists including Tony Award Winner, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Quiara Alegria Hudes.
Member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA. AEA Certified Teaching Artist, Public Schools.