Ben Carlson

2015: Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music and Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew. Eighth season. Stratford: Hamlet, Benedick, Leontes, Brutus, Octavius, Fluellen, Feste, Touchstone, Tranio, Charles (Blithe Spirit), Alceste (The Misanthrope), Jack (The Importance of Being Earnest), Chaplain (Mother Courage and Her Children), Burleigh (Mary Stuart). Elsewhere: Credits throughout North America: Shaw Festival: Tanner in Man and Superman, among over 25 productions. Chicago Shakespeare Theater: Hamlet, Macbeth, Frank in The School for Lies and Pericles. Various favourites: London Road, Canadian Stage; Cloud 9, Mirvish Productions; Our Town, Soulpepper Theatre; Berowne, NAC; Biff, Death of a Salesman, Neptune Theatre; Marchbanks, Candida, Theatre Calgary; Private Gar, Philadelphia Here I Come!, Walnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia). Film/TV: The Anniversary, Saving Hope, The Firm, Rookie Blue, Warehouse 13, Grey Gardens, Angela’s Eyes, Slings and Arrows, The 11th Hour. Awards: Joseph Jefferson, Hamlet; Dora Mavor Moore, Torvald, The Doll’s House.