Michael Joseph Mitchell. Recent Chicago area experience: Jacob in the new musical Signs Of Life (Snap-Two Prods. at Victory Gardens); Jimmy in Making God Laugh (Fox Valley Rep); Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (Drury Lane Oakbrook); Freud (and standby for both Freud & Lewis) in Freud’s Last Session (Mercury Theater); Antonio in Merchant Of Venice (First Folio); Ross in The Goat Or, Who Is Sylvia? (Remy Bumppo); The Invasion Of Skokie and Voyeurs De Venus (Chicago Dramatists, where he is an Artistic Associate); The Real Thing (Illinois Theatre Center); Underneath The Lintel (City Lit Theatre, Jefferson Award nomination for best solo performance); Slaphappy (Beat The Jester); In The Bubble (American Music Theater Project, directed by Michael Greif). Regional: The Boys Next Door (Syracuse Stage); The Life Of Galileo, The Perfume Shop, Hearts (Asolo Repertory); Permanent Collection and Doubt (BoarsHead Theater). Recent film: Scrooge’s Father in Scrooge & Marley. He is a proud member of the Actors Equity Association.