An Oak Park resident since 1992, Tony’s relationship with OPFT began with the 1996 production of HAMLET in which he played both Polonius and The First Grave Digger. In 1997 he played Leonato in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. 2001 saw Tony as Baptista in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. Most recently, Tony was Lord Stanley in the 2012 production of RICHARD III. In addition to his Austin Gardens appearances, Tony has also performed in the annual OPFT and PREVAIL (and its previous incarnation) 9 holiday benefits of MRS. CONEY and MIDWINTER’S TALES. He performed as a part of OPFT “Radio Acting Company” in its inaugural performance of HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES and assayed the role of Oscar Wilde (as narrator) in THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY. Last Fall, Tony appeared in Edgar Allan Poe’s TALES OF TERROR. A former costume designer and long-time jewelry designer, Tony’s creations have graced numerous OPFT fundraisers. Tony appears regularly with The Shakespeare Project of Chicago. Chicago acting credits include productions with The Shakespeare Project of Chicago, First Folio Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare, Court Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Illinois Theatre Center, Marriot Lincolnshire, Northlight, National Jewish Theatre and more than thirty productions with Shaw Chicago. Regional credits include Madison Rep (WI); Boars Head Theatre, Jewish Ensemble Theatre and Meadow Brook Theatre (MI). Tony has been a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association since 1989.