Gus Kaikkonen Biography (1951-)
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- actor, director, writer
- Chorus, Babes in Toyland, Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI, 1964.
- New York Debut
- Horse, Equus, Plymouth, 1976.
- Principal Stage Appearances
- Griffith, Henry VIII, Captain, King Lear, Lysimachus, Pericles, Horatio, Hamlet, Colorado Shakespeare Festival; Hobhouse,Natural and Unnatural Acts, Antonio, Twelfth Night, Benvolio, Romeo and Juliet, Folger Theatre, Washington, DC; Fast Eddie, SeniorProm, Washington Theatre Club; ensemble, Scenes from American Life, Richard, Chinese Viewing Pavilion, Frederick Treaves, The Elephant Man, Boarshead Theatre; Amos, The Runner Stumbles, Damis, Tartuffe, Jimmy Porter, Look Back in Anger, Cohoes Music Hall; Mark, TheShadow Box, Richie, Streamers, Cassio, Othello, Players State; Don Carlos, Don Juan, Benito, Benito Cereno, Goodman Theatre, Chicago; Brissailles, Cyrano de Bergerac, Long Wharf, New Haven, CT, chorus, Dionysus Wants You!, James Lee, Private Hicks, New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theatre; Lysander, A Midsummer Night'sDream, Gene Frankel Theatre, New York; Estragon, Waiting for Godot, Westend, New York; Surgeon, Female Transport, Performing Garage, New York; Prince, Breakfast at Schlankenwald, St. Luke's--YMHA, NewYork; Mark, Casualties, St. Clement's, New York; Joshua/Kathy, Cloud 9, Lucille Lortel, New York, 1983.
- Principal Films
- Pogo, Next Stop Greenwich Village; Young Bear, Touch the Earth.
- Television Debut
- Charlie Edwards, Paul's Case, 1980.
- Television Appearances
- Carlo, Big Blue Marble; Johnny, Death Be Not Proud; Sebastian. Twelfth Night.
- Assistant to director, The Rise and Fall of the City Mahagonny, The Rake's Progress, Cosi Fan Tutte, Poppea, Washington Opera Society, 1972-73; directed and adapted, The Massacre at Paris, Folger Theatre Group, Washington, DC, 1972; directed, Love's Labour's Lost, Greenwich Mews, New York, 1974; Ivanov, City Playworks at ETC, New York, 1975; Brontosaurus Tales, Cohoes Music Hall, Cohoes, New York, 1980; Holy Mary, The Palace of Amateurs, Playwrights Horizons, 1980; The Chinese Viewing Pavilion, Playwrights, Horizons, 1980; Letters from Bernice, Boarshead, Lansing, MI, 1981; Fridays, Boarshead, 1981; ThePromise, Northlight Repertory, Evanston, IL, 1982; Eulogy, Off-OffTelevision on Manhattan Cable, New York, 1982; Mass Appeal, Geva, Rochester, New York, 1982; Second Prize: Two Months in Leningrad, Perry Street, New York, 1983
- Plays, Adaptations
- Christopher Marlowe's Massacre at Paris.
- Playes, One-Act
- What Are Friends For?, Potholes, Eulogy.
- Plays, Full-Length
- Ramblings, Brontosaurus Tales, Time Steps, Fool of Hearts, The ChineseViewing Pavilion.
- Present Losses.