Verges in Much Ado about Nothing

Previously at the Festival: during his fifty-five years at the Festival as founder, producing director, and executive producer, has appeared on stage only three times—first as Pseudelus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum in 1995; second six years later as the Major General in The Pirates of Penzance in 2001; followed five years later in 2006 with Sir Joseph Porter K.C.B. in H.M.S. Pinafore; in addition, appeared as Ebenezer Scrooge for six years in A Christmas Carol: On the Air; directed over thirty-six productions at the Festival

Earlier Theatre Projects:  responsible for raising the required funds to construct the Adams Memorial Shakespeare Theatre from 1971 to 1977; then led the capital campaign in 1985 to 1989 for the construction of the Randall L. Jones Theatre; and finally led the current campaign for the entire center for the arts from 1990 to completion this season