Daniel Davis to star as Prospero in "The Tempest" at Hartford Stage
Daniel Davis, veteran actor of stage and TV, will play Prospero on William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" at Hartford Stage May 10 to June 10.
The production will be staged by the theater's new artistic director Darko Tresnjak.
Davis' 40 -plus career in North America including sucjh theaters as The American Shakespeare Festival, The Stratford National Theatre of Canada, The Guthrie and the Williamstown Theatre Festival.
On Broadway, Davis received a Tony Award nomination for "Wrong Mountain" and appeared in the revivals of "La Cage Aux Folles" and"Amadeus."
Other Broadway productions include "The Frogs" and "The Invention of Love" for Lincoln Center Theater.
He is perhaps most familiar to American audiences as Niles, the butler, on the hit television series "The Nanny" which he played for six seasons. He also played Professor Moriarty on "Star Trek: The Next Generation."
Although audiences think he is British from the TV roles mentioned above - he is a native of Arkansas.
Information: 860-529-5151 and www.hartfordstage.org
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