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George Demas

 
Birth Place:
Richardson, Texas
Bio:
Upcoming as Orson Welles in the "Maverick" Feb 2019 at The Connelly Theater, produced by The Cliplight Theater Company. Other NYC theater: at Axis Company: Dead End; The Vast Machine; Solitary Light; Nothing On Earth; Last Man Club; Down There; A Glance at New York; Not Yet Diagnosed; Julius Caesar. ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Richardson, Texas

Bio:
Upcoming as Orson Welles in the "Maverick" Feb 2019 at The Connelly Theater, produced by The Cliplight Theater Company. Other NYC theater: at Axis Company: Dead End; The Vast Machine; Solitary Light; Nothing On Earth; Last Man Club; Down There; A Glance at New York; Not Yet Diagnosed; Julius Caesar. ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2009
Dr. Gibbs (Understudy)
Mr. Webb (Understudy)

Photos

Carter Hudson, Kati Brazda, Susannah Flood, Steve Key and George Demas Photo

Carter Hudson, Kati Brazda, Susannah Flood, Steve Key and George Demas

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Date:
03/20/2016
Carter Hudson, Susannah Flood, Steve Key, David Cromer, Kati Brazda and George Demas Photo

Carter Hudson, Susannah Flood, Steve Key, David Cromer, Kati Brazda and George Demas

From: 
Date:
03/20/2016
George Demas, Carter Hudson, Susannah Flood, Kati Brazda and Steve Key Photo

George Demas, Carter Hudson, Susannah Flood, Kati Brazda and Steve Key

From: 
Date:
03/20/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2009
Dr. Gibbs (Understudy)

Mr. Webb (Understudy)

George Demas Biography

Upcoming as Orson Welles in the "Maverick" Feb 2019 at The Connelly Theater, produced by The Cliplight Theater Company. Other NYC theater: at Axis Company: Dead End; The Vast Machine; Solitary Light; Nothing On Earth; Last Man Club; Down There; A Glance at New York; Not Yet Diagnosed; Julius Caesar. Other NYC stage: The Effect; Our Town; Orson’s Shadow at The Barrow Street Theatre. Edgar Oliver's The Master of Monstrosities and The Drowning Pages at LaMaMa. TV: “Power”; “Boardwalk Empire”; “Made in Jersey”; “Law & Order”. Film: “Thanks for Sharing”; “The Jimmy Show”; “Henry May Long”.




George Demas News

Axis Theatre to Present SEVEN IN ONE BLOW, OR THE BRAVE LITTLE KID Photo Axis Theatre to Present SEVEN IN ONE BLOW, OR THE BRAVE LITTLE KID
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

Axis Theatre Company will present the 20th anniversary production of its beloved family holiday show, Seven in One Blow, or the Brave Little Kid. Adapted from the classic fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm, this festive, interactive winter play runs December 3–19 and is written and directed by Axis Artistic Director Randy Sharp.

Axis Theatre Company to Present WORLDS FAIR INN Photo Axis Theatre Company to Present WORLDS FAIR INN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2021

Following celebrated performances in June, Axis Theatre Company will present a remount of Worlds Fair Inn, an absurdist comedy written and directed by Randy Sharp. Worlds Fair Inn takes inspiration from the failures and genius of three men.

Axis Theatre Company Returns to In-Person Events with WORLDS FAIR INN Photo Axis Theatre Company Returns to In-Person Events with WORLDS FAIR INN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Axis Theatre Company will return to in-person events with the world premiere of Worlds Fair Inn, an absurdist comedy written and directed by Randy Sharp. Running June 2–19, Worlds Fair Inn takes inspiration from the failures and genius of three men.

Axis Theatre Will Present WASHINGTON SQUARE, a New Adaptation of Henry James' Tragico Photo Axis Theatre Will Present WASHINGTON SQUARE, a New Adaptation of Henry James' Tragicomic Novella
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2020

Axis Theatre Company presents Washington Square, a contemporary take on Henry James' tragicomic novella. Adapted and directed by Axis Theatre's founder and Artistic Director Randy Sharp, the production features original music by Paul Carbonara, a cast of four, and is performed in the heart of Greenwich Village, a few blocks from the story's 19th-century setting. Previews for Washington Square begin on March 11 at Axis Theatre (1 Sheridan Square, Manhattan), with a press opening set for March 15, for a limited run through April 11, 2020. Tickets are on sale now at axiscompany.org.

Axis Theatre Presents SEVEN IN ONE BLOW Photo Axis Theatre Presents SEVEN IN ONE BLOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2019

'What could be better than a play that asks you to shout? Well, one that asks you to sing. All this fun is part of an updated version of 'The Brave Little Tailor...' My son also thought of another reason that Seven in One Blow is the greatest play ever: the actors pass out candy at the end.'-The New York Times

Axis Theatre Company Will Present 18th Annual Production of SEVEN IN ONE BLOW, OR THE Photo Axis Theatre Company Will Present 18th Annual Production of SEVEN IN ONE BLOW, OR THE BRAVE LITTLE KID
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2019

Axis Theatre Company continues its 20th anniversary season with the 18th annual production of its beloved family holiday show, Seven in One Blow, or the Brave Little Kid. Adapted from the classic fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm, this festive, interactive winter play runs December 6a?"22 and is written and directed by Axis Artistic Director Randy Sharp (Axis Company's High Noon, Edgar Oliver's Victor). Though the poignant tale was created for kids, the Axis productiona?"which teases out some of the many plausible subtexts and includes timely pop cultural referencesa?"resonates equally well for adults.

BWW Review: LAST MAN CLUB at Axis Theatre Photo BWW Review: LAST MAN CLUB at Axis Theatre
by Derek McCracken - Jun 9, 2019

Earth, air, water, and fire - every vital element reaches critical risk level in Last Man Club, an engaging, dystopian mood piece from writer/director Randy Sharp at Axis Theater. This tense one-act historical drama blows in with gale force as Sharp and her creative team unearth the allure and agony of manifest destiny compounded by an environmental crisis. We see hope through an apocalyptic lens as tragedy howls outside the door.

LAST MAN CLUB Returns June 5-28 Photo LAST MAN CLUB Returns June 5-28
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2019

Axis Company presents a return engagement of Last Man Club, written and directed byAxis Artistic Director Randy Sharp, June 5-28. The "atmospheric, expertly structured one-act drama" (The New York Times), presented first in 2013 and now again as part of Axis's 20th anniversary season, exemplifies the company's work-raw, unblinking theater, staged in Axis's intimate West Village space, that frequently explores dark moments in America's past. As news stories about the acceleration of climate change and its human toll break daily, the production takes audiences to the Dust Bowl, another era of environmental and economic strife catalyzed by unrestrained human greed.

World Premiere Play MAVERICK Depicts Orson Welles' Final Days Photo World Premiere Play MAVERICK Depicts Orson Welles' Final Days
by Stephi Wild - Jan 2, 2019

Executive Producers Pam Carter and The Cliplight Theater, in conjunction with Amanda Cooper/ALC Management, are pleased to announce the world premiere of Maverick, co-authored by Frank Beacham and George Demas. A dramatization of co-author Beacham's real-life experience collaborating with Orson Welles in the months leading up to his death, Maverick begins previews at The Connelly Theater (220 E. 4th St., between Ave. A & Ave. B) on February 6, with opening night set for February 13 for a limited run through March 2. Tickets, priced $30-$50, are available at www.mavericktheplay.com.

Guest Actor Lineup Announced for NASSIM Photo Guest Actor Lineup Announced for NASSIM
by Julie Musbach - Dec 21, 2018

Barrow Street Theatricals' announced today the rotating cast of guest actors through the beginning of the year for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian.

George Demas Videos

STAGE TUBE: Mo Rocca & David Cromer Discuss Why OUR TOWN is Everlasting
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2010

In a recent CBS news special, stage vet Mo Rocca, (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) investigates why Our Town, the 1938 Pulitzer Prize winning drama by Thornton Wilder about ordinary people living unextraordinary lives, still remains an audience favorite in an age where high action, technologically advanced drama and gossip dominates entertainment.