7-25-2012 <> Jeff's Actor Reel Gets a Makeover Jeff recently had his actor reel reedited to improve how it showcases his acting abilities on screen. Click on the link below and check it out! Jeff's Actor Reel
6-4-2012 <>The Confession to be Turned into a Film Plans are in the works to produce a film version of The Confession, the new one-act play Jeff starred in back in January (playing the lead role of Father Rice). The entire cast will be reprising their roles for the film, which is expected to shoot later this summer.
5-25-2012 <> Post-production on No Swimming Nearly Finished Post-production on the short film No Swimming is expected to be finished by the end of the summer/early fall. Jeff plays a bored, exhausted, ambulance-chasing type lawyer in the film. Inspired by the stories of Amy Hempel, the film was shot out on Long Island and will be submitted to festivals.
1-24-2012 <> Jeff to Play Maecenas in Antony & Cleopatra Jeff has been cast as Maecenas in a staged reading of Shakepeare's Antony & Cleopatra. Produced by Mercia Entertainment and directed by Seth Duerr, the reading is being performed at Shetler Studios - Penthouse 1 (244 W. 54th Street, NYC) on Wednesday, February 8th, at 7pm. This free reading is a precursor to a full production in early 2013. Reservations are suggested as seating is limited: firstname.lastname@example.org.
1-10-2012 <>No Swimming Now in Post-production No Swimming, the short film inspired by the stories of Amy Hempel, had a successful shoot out on Long Island last summer and is now in post-production. Jeff played a bored, exhausted, ambulance-chasing type lawyer in it. The film will be submitted to festivals.
12-20-2011 <> Jeff Cast in Lead Role of New One-act Play Jeff has been cast in the lead role of Father Rice in a new one-act play called The Confession. The play performs as part of Manhattan Repertory Theatre's Winter One-Act Festival for three shows only: Tuesday, January 10th, Thursday, January 12th, and Saturday, January 14th. All showtimes are at 6:30 pm and reservations can be made at email@example.com. Visit www.manhattanrep.com for more information.
11-21-2011 <> Jeff to Play Clown in The Winter's Tale Jeff has been cast as Clown in a staged reading of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale. This free reading is being performed by The Instant Shakespeare Company on Saturday, November 26th, 1:30pm, at the Jefferson Market branch of the NYPL - corner of 10th Street & 6th Avenue.
10-3-2011 <> Jeff to Play Lenox in Voodoo Macbeth Jeff has been cast as Lenox in a staged reading of Voodoo Macbeth, a modern adaptation of Orson Welles' arrangement of Shakespeare's play. The reading takes place Tuesday, October 18th at 7:30 pm. The reading is free, but since seating is limited reservations are required. Go to MERCIA ENTERTAINMENT for more information and to make a reservation. 8-2-2011 <> Ten Easy Questions Chosen for Spare Change Theater's BEST OF One Minute Play Festival Jeff's play, Ten Easy Questions, has been selected to participate in Spare Change Theater's BEST OF One Minute Play Festival. Round one consists of forty plays, broken into two weekends of twenty. Each weekend ten of the twenty plays will be chosen by the audience to move on to the Fall Finals. Ten Easy Questions is part of weekend two, playing Friday, August 12th and Saturday, August 13th at 8 pm. Tickets are only $15. Call 212-244-8888 (9am-5pm) for reservations. Come out and support Jeff's play and help it move on to the Fall Finals!
7-18-2011 <> Jeff Cast in Short Film No Swimming Jeff has been cast in a short film called No Swimming. He will be playing a bored, exhausted, ambulance-chasing type lawyer. The film, which is inspired by the stories of Amy Hempel, is being shot out on Long Island. The film will be submitted to festivals.
6-20-2011 <> Jeff to Appear on Two Upcoming Episodes of Celebrity Close Calls Jeff can be seen in two upcoming episodes of the Biography Channel's new series, Celebrity Close Calls. The show is from the producers of Celebrity Ghost Stories. The first episode airs Saturday, June 25th. Jeff appears as an ER patient in the Jewel story. The second episode airs Saturday, July 9th. Jeff appears as a surgeon & physical therapist in the Gary Busey story. Check your local listings for exact airtime.
6-20-2011 <>The Fairy Queen Closes After a Successful Run The wonderful, daring production of Henry Purcell's The Fairy Queen has now closed after a brief but successful run. The show, which played at the Kaye Playhouse June 14th - 17th, 2011, was produced by Big Apple Baroque and featured the Dusan Tynek Dance Theatre. Jeff played Oberon in this production, which was an enjoyable, rewarding experience.
5-1-2011 <> Jeff Cast as Oberon in The Fairy Queen Jeff has been cast as Oberon in the Big Apple Baroque's production of The Fairy Queen, Henry Purcell's opera based on William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Fairy Queen performs on June 14th, 16th and 17th at the Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College.
4-30-2011 <> Jeff Films Role in Short Film The God Phone Jeff filmed the role of a man giving a testimonial in the short film The God Phone. The film will be submitted to festivals, including Sundance.
4-28-2011 <> Jeff Cast in Staged Reading of Madcap Mabel Jeff has been cast in a staged reading of Madcap Mabel, a new screenplay by Rudy Cecera about the life of Hollywood's first party girl. The reading will take place at the Darien Arts Center in Darien, CT on May 20th, 21st and 22nd.
3-25-2011 <> Jeff Cast in Two Episodes of New Show Celebrity Close Calls Jeff has been cast in two episodes of The Biography Channel's new show, Celebrity Close Calls, which is produced by the same people who make Celebrity Ghost Stories. The new series is set to debut this summer.
2-12-2011 <> Jeff Cast in Staged Reading of Moss Hart's Light Up the Sky Jeff has been cast in a staged reading of Moss Hart's Light Up the Sky. This American comedy classic is being produced by Triangle Theatre and will be performed Friday, February 25th and Saturday, February 26th at 7 pm. Go to www.holytrinity-nyc.org/triangle for more information.
12-8-2010 <> Jeff's Celebrity Ghost Stories Episode Airs January 1st Jeff's upcoming episode of Celebrity Ghost Stories will air Saturday, January 1st, 2011, at 9 pm est, on The Biography Channel. Check your local listings for exact airtime. Jeff appears in the Paul Shaffer story as Paul's father in a tale set in the 1960's.
11-24-2010 <> Jeff Cast as Brutus in Shakespeare's Coriolanus Jeff has been cast as Brutus in a reading of Shakespeare's Coriolanus. This free reading from the Instant Shakespeare Company will be held Saturday, December 4th, 1 pm, at the NYPL - Muhlenberg Branch, 209 W. 23rd Street (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.).
11-15-2010 <> Jeff's New Play Christmas is Canceled Accepted to Festival Jeff's new short play, Christmas is Canceled, has been accepted to the latest IN A NEW YORK MINUTE Play Festival from Spare Change Theater. The holiday-themed festival performs Friday, November 19th and Saturday, November 20th at 8 pm, at SLC Center, 352 7th Avenue (30th Street), 16th Floor. Tickets are $20.
11-15-2010 <>Macbeth and Richard II Close The wonderful productions of Macbeth and Richard II have ended their runs. All good things must come to an end. Thanks to everyone who came out to see the shows. Jeff had a great time performing in them and had the privilege of working with a wonderful cast.
10-18-2010 <> Tickets Now On Sale for Macbeth and Richard II Tickets are now on sale for Macbeth and Richard II, performing in rotating repertory at Theatre Row - The Clurman from October 30th - November 13th. Jeff plays Lenox in Macbeth and Willoughby/Fitzwater in Richard II. Buy tickets here: Macbeth and Richard II.
10-5-2010 <> Jeff Appearing on The Biography Channel's Celebrity Ghost Stories Jeff will be appearing in an upcoming episode of Celebrity Ghost Stories, which airs on The Biography Channel. He plays Paul Shaffer's father in a story set in the 1960's. The episode is part of Season 2.5, which premieres Saturday, October 30th. The exact airdate of the episode is not yet known.
10-4-2010 <> Jeff Cast in Rotating Repertory Productions of Macbeth and Richard II Jeff has been cast as Lenox in Macbeth and Willoughby/Fitzwater in Richard II for the York Shakespeare Company. The plays will run in rotating repertory at Theatre Row - The Clurman from October 31st - November 13th.
9-20-2010 <> Jeff Cast in New One-act Play Lost Wisdom Jeff has been cast as Gertron in a new one-act play, Lost Wisdom, by Sheila Mart. The play will be performed as part of a one-act festival for one night only, Sunday, October 3rd. More details to come.
8-18-2010 <> Jeff's New Play Ten Easy Questions Accepted Into Festival Jeff's new short play, Ten Easy Questions, has been accepted to the third IN A NEW YORK MINUTE play festival. The festival performs September 10th and 11th.
7-27-2010 <> Jeff Cast as Lodowick and Earl of Salisbury in Edward III Jeff has been cast as Lodowick and the Earl of Salisbury in a reading of Edward III, now accepted as written by Shakespeare. The Instant Shakespeare Company presents this free reading Monday, August 2nd, 6:30pm, at the NYPL - Mid-Manhattan Branch (5th Ave. at 40th Street).
7-26-2010 <> Filming for Jeff's Episode of Celebrity Ghost Stories Now Completed Jeff enjoyed filming for Celebrity Ghost Stories. He played Paul Shaffer's father in a story set in the 1960's.
7-22-2010 <> Jeff Cast in The Biography Channel's Celebrity Ghost Stories Jeff has been cast in an episode of Celebrity Ghost Stories, airing on The Biography Channel. The episode will air sometime in October.
7-1-2010 <> Jeff Cast in Shakespeare's Henry IV Part Two Jeff has been cast as Poins, Lord Hastings, and Thomas, Duke of Clarence in a reading of Shakespeare's Henry IV Part Two for the Instant Shakespeare Company. The reading takes place Saturday, July 10th, 1pm, at the NYPL - Epiphany Branch - 228 E. 23rd Street (between 2nd & 3rd Ave).
6-15-2010 <> Jeff Cast in Shakespeare's Henry IV Part One Jeff has been cast as Poins and Worcester in a reading of Shakespeare's Henry IV Part One for the Instant Shakespeare Company. The reading takes place Saturday, June 19th, 1pm, at the NYPL - Riverside Branch - 127 Amsterdam Ave (between 65th & 66th streets).
5-15-2010 <> Another Play Accepted to IN A NEW YORK MINUTE Play Festival Jeff has had a play accepted to Spare Change Theater's second IN A NEW YORK MINUTE play festival. Once again plays are a minute long and each night the audience will determine a winner. The festival performs Friday, June 4th and Saturday, June 5th, at 8 pm. www.sparechangetheater.com
4-5-2010 <> Jeff Cast in Staged Reading of Shakespeare's Richard II Jeff has been cast as Lord Willoughby and The Earl of Salisbury in a reading of Shakespeare's Richard II for the Hudson Warehouse Theater Company. This is part of the company's Shakespeare in the Bar series. Seth Duerr directs and plays Richard II. www.hudsonwarehouse.net
3-31-2010 <> Jeff Does Double Duty for Spare Change Theater's IN A NY MINUTE Play Festival Jeff has been cast in Spare Change Theater's IN A NY MINUTE Play Festival, a one-minute play contest. He will be performing in five plays and has written two others. Each play is about a minute long -- short and to the point! Each night the audience will determine a winner. The event is Friday, April 9th & Saturday, April 10th, at 8 pm. Call 212-244-8888 for reservations. www.sparechangetheater.com
3-23-2010 <> Jeff Cast in Spare Change Theater's IN A NY MINUTE Play Festival Jeff has been cast in Spare Change Theater's IN A NY MINUTE play festival, a one minute play contest. He has also written two plays which have been accepted for the festival. The event is Friday, April 9th & Saturday, April 10th, at 8 pm. More details to come!
2-9-2010 <> Jeff Cast in Julius Caesar Reading Jeff has been cast in a reading of Julius Caesar for The Warehouse - Hudson Warehouse Theatre Company. It will take place Sunday, February 21st, 5:30 pm, at P&G Bar, 380 Columbus Avenue at 78th Street. The reading is FREE.
1-17-2010 <> Jeff Cast as Porter and Scottish Doctor in Macbeth Jeff has been cast as the Porter and the Scottish Doctor in a reading of Macbeth for The Warehouse - Hudson Warehouse Theatre Company. The FREE reading takes place Sunday, January 24th, at City Lights, 630 9th Ave. (btwn 44th & 45th Streets), Ste. 1411. That's the Film Center building for those in the know. Seth Duerr directs the reading & stars as the titular character.
12-28-2009 <>The Merchant of Venice and The Jew of Malta Finish Successful Runs The Merchant of Venice and The Jew of Malta recently closed after successful runs. If you didn't see one or both, you missed out on a couple of very good shows with a great company of actors.
11-7-2009 <> Tickets Now On Sale for The Merchant of Venice and The Jew of Malta Tickets are now on sale for Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and Marlowe's The Jew of Malta. The shows will be running in rotating repertory from November 28th to December 20th at The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan. www.yorkshakespeare.org & www.jccarts.org Purchase tickets at www.smarttix.com.
10-1-2009 <> Jeff Cast in The Merchant of Venice and The Jew of Malta Jeff has been cast as Stephano in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and 1st Merchant/2nd Knight in Marlowe's The Jew of Malta for the York Shakespeare Company. Both shows will run in repertory November 28th - December 20th.www.yorkshakespeare.org
9-21-2009 <> Callback for Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice Jeff got a callback for a production of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. The production is being done by the York Shakespeare Company.
9-14-2009 <> Jeff Cast in David Ives' All in the Timing Jeff has been cast in a staged reading of David Ives' All in the Timing, an evening of one-acts. The reading will be Monday, September 21st, 7:30 pm at The Producer's Club lounge. www.sparechangetheater.com
8-18-2009 <> Callback for Onion News Network Jeff got a callback for the Onion News Network.
7-24-2009 <> Callback for Intel Commercial Jeff got a callback for an Intel commercial.
7-23-2009 <> Jeff Cast in Reading of Cloud Nine Jeff has been cast in a reading of Caryl Churchill's Cloud Nine for new theater company Spare Change Theater. The reading is Tuesday, August 18th at 7 pm. www.sparechangetheater.com
6-2009 <>The Life and Times of Billy O'Shea Jeff has begun writing an ongoing story about the life of a man named Billy on Twitter. Yes, that's right, Twitter. You can follow The Life and Times of Billy O'Shea at www.twitter.com/BillyOSheaLives.
3-2009 <> Screenplay for The Paint Job Finished Jeff finished writing his short film comedy, The Paint Job.
12-2008 <> Studying On-camera Commercial Technique Jeff is currently studying on-camera commercial technique with Barry Shapiro at Actors Connection.
11-2008 <> Jeff Writing Screenplay Jeff is writing a short film comedy.
9-2008 <> Jeff Guest-Stars on The Retributioners Jeff can now be seen guest-starring in episode eight of the web comedy series, The Retributioners. www.theretributioners.tv
8-2008 <> Jeff Films Guest-Star Role Jeff recently filmed a guest-starring role for an upcoming episode of the web comedy series The Retributioners.