Mark Lamos Biography (1946-)

Born March 10, 1946, in Melrose Park, IL; son of Gustav (a horticulturalist)and Ruth (an office manager; maiden name, Oechslin) Lamos; married Sharon Anderson, 1970 (divorced, 1977); partner of Jerry Jones. Addresses: Office: c/o Hartford Stage Company, 50 Church St., Hartford, CT 06103.; Agent: International Creative Management, 40 West 57th St., New York, NY 10019.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, administrator, writer
Birth Details
March 10, 1946
Melrose Park, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Joe, Lovers, Academy Festival Theatre, Lake Forest,IL, 1969
  • Young Brendan Behan, Borstal Boy, Academy Festival Theatre, 1969
  • Another Part of the Forest, Ivanhoe Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1970-1971
  • (Broadway debut) Private Bowers, Love Suicide at Schofield Barracks, ANTA Theatre, 1971
  • Abel, The Creation of the World and Other Business, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1972
  • Christian de Neuvillette, Cyrano, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1973
  • Title role, Hamlet, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1977
  • Rex, City Sugar, Marymount Manhattan Theatre, New York City, 1978
  • Feste, Twelfth Night, American Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford, CT,1978
  • Octavius, Man and Superman, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1978
  • A Month in the Country, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ, 1978-1979
  • Title role, Anatol, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1984
  • Dr. Rank, A Doll's House, Hartford Stage Company, 1986
  • Jack Worthing, The Importance of Being Earnest, Hartford Stage Company, 1989
  • Major Tours
  • Solomon Rothschild, The Rothschilds, U.S. cities, 1972
  • Stage Director
  • Dear Liar, Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, 1976
  • Mackerel, Hartford Stage Company/The Old Place, Hartoford, CT, 1977
  • The Threepenny Opera, Arizona Theatre Company, Tucson, AZ, 1978
  • The Seagull, Arizona Theatre Company, 1979
  • Twelfth Night, Arizona Theatre Company, 1979
  • Romeo and Juliet, California Shakespearean Festival, 1979
  • The Taming of the Shrew, California Shakespearean Festival, 1979
  • The Beaux Stratagem, Hartford Stage Company, 1980
  • Hamlet, California Shakespearean Festival, 1980
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, California Shakespearean Festival, 1980
  • Cymbeline, Hartford Stage Company, 1981
  • Undiscovered Country, Hartford Stage Company, 1981
  • Antony and Cleopatra, Hartford Stage Company, 1981
  • Kean, Hartford Stage Company, 1982
  • The Greeks, Hartford Stage Company, 1982
  • The Great Magoo, Hartford Stage Company, 1982
  • The Portage to San Cristobal of A. H., Hartford Stage Company, 1983
  • The Misanthrope, Hartford Stage Company, 1983
  • As You Like It, Hartford Stage Company, 1983
  • The Merchant of Venice, Stratford Festival, Stratford, Canada, 1984
  • The Three Sisters, Hartford Stage Company, 1984
  • Anatol, Hartford Stage Company, 1984
  • Passion Play, Hartford Stage Company, 1985
  • The Tempest, Hartford Stage Company, 1985
  • Twelfth Night, Hartford Stage Company, 1985
  • The Voyage of Edgar Allan Poe, Stora Teatern, Goteborg, Sweden, 1985
  • Distant Fires, Hartford Stage Company, 1986
  • On The Verge, Hartford Stage Company, 1986
  • The Gilded Age, Hartford Stage Company, 1986
  • The School for Wives, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA, 1987
  • Pericles, Hartford Stage Company, 1987
  • Morocco, Hartford Stage Company, 1987
  • Hamlet, Hartford Stage Company, 1987
  • Hedda Gabler, Hartford Stage Company, 1988
  • The School for Wives, Hartford Stage Company, 1988
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hartford Stage Company, 1988
  • Desire under the Elms, Pushkin Drama Theatre, Moscow, Russia, 1988
  • Measure for Measure, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1989
  • Peer Gynt, Hartford Stage Company, 1989
  • The Importance of Being Earnest, Hartford Stage Company, 1989
  • The Illusion, Hartford Stage Company, 1990
  • The Miser, Hartford Stage Company, 1990
  • The Master Builder, Hartford Stage Company, 1991
  • Our Country's Good, Hartford Stage Company, then Nederlander Theatre, New York City, both 1991
  • Julius Caesar, Hartford Stage Company, 1991
  • All's Well That Ends Well, 1991
  • Hidden Laughter, 1992
  • Tartuffe, 1992
  • The End of the Day, Playwrights Horizons, New York City, 1992
  • Martin Guerre, 1993
  • Merchant of Venice, Hartford Stage Company, 1993
  • Richard III, Hartford Stage Company, 1994
  • False Admissions, Hartford Stage Company, 1994
  • Arms and the Man, Hartford Stage Company, 1995
  • Dybbuk, Hartford Stage Company, 1995
  • Romeo and Juliet, Hartford Stage Company, 1995
  • The Rivals, Hartford Stage Company, 1996
  • Ghosts, Hartford Stage Company, 1996
  • Under the Milk Wood, Hartford Stage Company, 1996
  • The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm, Hartford Stage Company, 1997, then Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1999
  • The Deep Blue Sea, Criterion Center Stage Right, New York City, 1998
  • Love's Fire, Newman Theater, New York City, 1998
  • Tiny Alice, Hartford Stage Company, 1998, then Second Stage Theater, New York City, 2000
  • Edward II, American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, CA, 2000
  • Thief River, Signature Theater, New York City, 2001
  • Also directed The Great Gatsby.
  • Operas
  • Don Giovanni, St. Louis Opera, St. Louis, MO, 1983
  • Arabella, Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe, NM, 1983
  • The Aspern Papers, Dallas Opera, Dallas, TX, 1988
  • La Boheme, Glimmerglass Opera Theater, 1990
  • Il re pastore, Glimmerglass Opera Theater, 1991, then 1994
  • The Turn of the Screw, Glimmerglass Opera Theater, 1992
  • Cosi fan tutte, Metropolitan Opera Guild, Portland, OR, 1993
  • Werther, Glimmerglass Opera Theater, 1993
  • I Lombardi, Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1994
  • The Turn of the Screw, Seattle Opera, Seattle, WA, 1994
  • A Scourge of Hyacinths, Munich Biennale, Germany, 1994
  • Paul Bunyan, Glimmerglass Opera Theater, 1995
  • Aruadbe auf Naxos, Alice Busch Opera Theatre, Cooperstown, NY, 1995
  • La finta giardinera, Glimmerglass Opera Theater, 1996
  • La Boheme, San Francisco Opera, San Francisco, CA, 1996
  • Turn of the Screw, New York City Co., 1996
  • Wozzeck, Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, 1997
  • Rigoletto, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, CA, 1997
  • Central Park, New York City Opera, 1999
  • Giulio Cesare, Florida Grand Opera, Miami, FL, 2000
  • Acis and Galatea, New York City Opera, 2001
  • Also directed The Merchant, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, MO; Madama Butterfly, New York City Opera; Tosca, New York City Opera; Paul Bunyan, New York City Opera; and Roberto Devereaux, New YorkCity Opera.
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Sean, Longtime Companion, American Playhouse Theatrical Films, 1989
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Sir Benjamin Backbite, "School for Scandal," Great Performances, Theatre in America, PBS, 1975
  • Television Director
  • Specials
  • The Turn of the Screw, PBS, 1990
  • Directed I Lombardi, PBS; Tosca, PBS; Central Park,PBS; and Paul Bunyan, PBS.
  • WRITINGS
  • Stage Plays
  • Some Other Time, Equity Library Theatre, Library and Museum of Performing Arts, New York City, 1970

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • The Advocate, April 28, 1998, p. 75; June 6, 2000, p. 71
    • New York Times, March 5, 1989
    • Opera News, June, 2000, p. 36

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