Stratford debut: Kyle Best in The Best Brothers. Elsewhere: Nurk in Bingo (Mulgrave Road); Hale in The Crucible (Two Planks and a Passion); Trinculo in The Tempest, Aguecheek in Twelfth Night, Jason in Wit, Macduff in Macbeth, Friar/Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, John in The Compleat Wrks… (Shakespeare & Company); Major Swindon in The Devil's Disciple, Bob Zelnick in Frost/Nixon (Neptune); Malvolio in Twelfth Night, Lysander/Flute in …Dream (Shakespeare by the Sea); Swinbourne in Brightest Red to Blue (Forerunner); co-created The Peggy Show and performed as Peggy/Manuel (Old Red Schoolhouse). Film/TV: Peter Perkins in the Stone Cold series, Robert Bourassa in October 1970. Training: Dalhousie University, Shakespeare & Company, École Philippe Gaulier. Awards: Merritt Award for The Crucible, Two Planks and a Passion Theatre. Website: www.johnbeale.net. Et cetera: John dedicates this season to the loving memory of his mother, Fay Anne Beale, née Doyle.
Meet John Beale at Meet the Festival on Friday, August 17.