Meet the Cast
Westport Country Playhouse: The Year of Magical Thinking, Later Life, After-Play. Works by A. R. Gurney: The Cocktail Hour (Huntington Theatre), Ancestral Voices (Lincoln Center), Later Life (Playwrights Horizons and Off-Broadway). Recent work includes Pygmalion (Williamstown Theatre Festival), A Delicate Balance (Berkshire Theatre Festival, Palm Beach Dramaworks), Doubt (Maltz Jupiter Theatre), Richard III (Bridge Project world tour, Old Vic, BAM, Documentary NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage). Broadway and Off-Broadway premieres of plays by Edward Albee (3), Kenneth Lonergan, Christopher Durang, Michael Weller, Gore Vidal, Joan Didion. Pinter and Pendleton (Long Wharf Theatre); Molière and O'Neill (Hartford Stage); Kaufman and Ferber (Yale Repertory Theatre); Shakespeare (Guthrie Theater, Old Globe, Arena Stage, American Shakespeare Festival). Drama Desk, Tony, IRNE nominations. Theatre World Award, Connecticut Critics Circle Award, Westport Arts Award.
Walker “Scott” Williams
Westport Country Playhouse: A Raisin in the Sun. Off-Broadway: The Mystery of Love and Sex, The City of Conversation (Lincoln Center Theater). Theater includes: Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Mark Taper Forum, Ovation Award), Kaufman’s Barbershop and Kaufman’s Journey (Shakespeare & Company), iDream (Premiere Stages). Education: B.F.A., University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Westport Country Playhouse: Absence of a Cello. Broadway: The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, Yerma, Redwood Curtain. Off-Broadway: Early Girl, The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 (Circle Repertory); Coyote Ugly (New York Theatre Workshop). Regional: August Osage County, Other Desert Cities (Theatre Raleigh); Betty’s Summer Vacation, The Sum of Us (Pittsburgh Public Theater); Book of Days (Hartford Stage, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis); Angels Fall, Goodbye Freddy, Gigli Concert (South Coast Repertory). Film: Changeling, I Am Sam, The War of the Roses, Mind the Gap. Television: “Mad Men,” “Doll & Em,” “The Millers,” “Kittens in a Cage,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Law & Order: CI.
Theater: Cordelia in Aubergine (Berkley Rep's Ground Floor); Heather in Assistance (Wilma Theater); Kris in Hey Brother (Son of Semele Ensemble); Kim in Hit (LA Theatre Center); Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Judith Bliss in Hay Fever, Lauren in Circle Mirror Transformation (Juilliard). TV and Film: Recurring on “The Mysteries of Laura” (NBC) and “Austin and Ally” (Disney Channel); Playing It Cool, Spa Night (Sundance Fellow Grant). Training: Juilliard.
Westport Country Playhouse: Old Wicked Songs opposite Michael Cristofer. Off-Broadway: P.S. Jones and the Frozen City (New Ohio Theatre), Timon of Athens (The Public Theater/NYSF), A Feminine Ending (Playwrights Horizons), The Sporting Life (Vineyard Theatre), Measure for Measure (45 Bleecker Street Theater). Regional: Bad Jews (Studio Theatre); The Power of Duff (Geffen Playhouse, Huntington Theatre Company); The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Twelfth Night (Hartford Stage); Moonchildren (Berkshire Theatre Festival); Major Barbara (Guthrie Theater); Eurydice, Cabaret & Main, Kilroy Was Here (Williamstown Theatre Festival). TV: “Guiding Light,” “The Good Wife,” “Person of Interest.” MFA from NYU Graduate Acting Program; Joe has created two solo shows, Me and the Moon and Time Man. He is a member of Get to the Chopper, a Los Angeles-based sketch comedy group. www.get2thechopper.com