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Frank Lawler is an actor, writer and voiceover artist who performed on many stages in the Puget Sound region. He currently is the board president of Strawberry Theatre Workshop. After graduating from Harvard University, where he studied visual arts and computer science (and spent his spare time acting, directing or designing with the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club), he worked in the software industry in Boston (at Cambridge Technology Group and The Chedd-Angier Production Company) and Seattle (Microsoft Corporation) for several years before switching careers to acting, a passion he had previously relegated to the sidelines.
Detailed resumes are available for Theatre (Stage acting), Video and Voiceover (Including film, television and industrial) or Directing and Writing (for Stage), as well as a one-page, downloadable PDF summary.
CURRENT AND PAST EVENTS
What Frank's been up to...
Frank is spending the 2016 holiday season travelling around Puget Sound as part of the Taproot Christmas Touring program, playing a dad – a role for which he has had 12 years of practice.
Frank played King George II in Taproot Theatre‘s production of Tim Slover’s Joyful Noise in September and October, 2016. Reviews About the Artists entry for this production
During June of 2016, Frank played Lord Leonard Aster in Peter and the Starcatcher, a joint production between Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre and the Icicle Creek Center for the Arts.
I performed in a Sandbox Artists Collective reading of a comedy about a market meltdown. In a brokerage. Alpha males behave badly; hilarity ensues. I shared the stage with wonderful actors Sarah Harlett, Peter Jacobs, Jason Marr, Michael Patten, Larry Paulsen and R. Hamilton Wright. We workshopped it during the week of May 16th, and had a[…]
Frank performed at ACT Seattle in Write To Me, by Young Playwrights Festival author Claire Boynton, on March 11th and 12th. Details on the ACT website.
During December, 2015. Frank was onstage as Will Shakespeare in Holiday of Errors, which he also co-wrote. Holiday of Errors is published by Stage Rights.
Frank played David Durance in the Sound Theatre Company production of Tom Stoppard’s Indian Ink, which explores Anglo-Indian relations, feminism and art during the last years of the Raj.
Frank played Reverend Tooker in the April-May 2015 production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at ACT Theatre, directed by outgoing artistic director Kurt Beattie.