JEREMIAH KISSEL (SOLDIER, L’HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT)
Jeremiah Kissel is a thirty-five year veteran of Boston’s professional stages, and has played leading roles for The Huntington, American Repertory, and New Repertory Theaters, as well as The Lyric Stage, The Merrimack Rep, The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and various out of town companies as they passed through Boston. This past season, he appeared in “The King of Second Avenue”, (New Rep), “Ulysses on Bottles”, (Israeli Stage at Arts Emerson), “King Lear”, (Commonwealth Shakespeare on the Common), “Broken Glass”, (New Rep), and “Exposed” (Boston Playwrights Theater at The Calderwood Pavillion). He is a veteran of Boston’s long running “Shear Madness” company under the direction of Mr. LeBow, and also through his generosity, makes frequent appearances with The Boston Pops and other area orchestras as guest narrator. New York appearances include several years with The West Side Repertory under the direction of Andres Castro, and most recently with Austin Pendleton at the Abingdon Theater as Richard Burbage in “The Last Will”. He has a long list of past and current commercial and corporate clients, performing in hundreds of on-camera commercials and industrial films as well as numerous voiceovers and live corporate events. His voice may be heard on several episodes of “Nova” and “Frontline” as well as several multi-media installations around the country, including The Spy Museum in Washington D.C., and the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. Recent film and TV credits include: “Joy”, “Black Mass”, “Body of Proof” (ABC), “The Town” (2010), “The Fighter” (2010), and “The Great Debaters”, (2008), as well as Lifetime TV’s recent “The Wrong Car”. He is the winner of a Helen Hayes award in Washington D.C. for Ellison’s “Invisible Man”, two Boston IRNE awards, two Elliot Norton awards (1990 and 2014), and in 2003, was given Boston’s highest theater honor, The Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence.
WILLIAM LEBOW (DEVIL, L’HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT)
Recent: Awake and Sing, Huntington; Act One, Lincoln Center Theater. As an American Repertory Theatre company actor Will appeared in more than 55 productions over 17 seasons, including Shylock in Merchant of Venice, Heiner Muller in Full Circle (Elliot Norton Award), Father in Nocturne (Drama Desk Nomination), Hamm in Endgame, The Judge in David Mamet’s Romance, Bohr in Copenhagen, and Sagot in Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile. Roles at the Huntington Theatre include The Rivals, Love’s Labour’s Lost, and Sonia Flew. Will appeared as studio head Herman Glogauer in the American Conservatory Theater’s production of Kaufman and Harts’ Once in a Lifetime. He is a veteran of 15 years with Shear Madness and three seasons with the Boston Shakespeare Company. He has performed extensively with the Boston Pops, narrating Casey at the Bat, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, and world premieres of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and The Polar Express. Film and TV credits include Act One (2015 release), Next Stop Wonderland, What Doesn’t Kill You, Second Sight, and six seasons as “Stanley” on Comedy Central’s Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist.