Mark David Kaplan biography
Mark David Kaplan
At Writers Theatre: Into the Woods, The Mystery of Love & Sex
Recent credits include The Diary of Anne Frank (People’s Light and Theatre Company), Beauty and the Beast (Drury Lane Theatre), Frankenstein (Cardinal Stage) and Wonderful Town (Goodman Theatre). Other credits include Little Shop of Horrors (American Blues Theatre), Hairspray (Syracuse Stage), We Three Lizas (About Face Theatre), Forbidden Broadway (Off-Broadway & Chicago), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (dir. James Lapine), Man of La Mancha (Montana Shakespeare in the Parks) and many premieres with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Marriott Theatre and Skylight Music Theatre. Directing credits include Forbidden Broadway/Christmas (Adelaide, Melbourne and US Productions) and assistant direction on The Music Man (Goodman). He has twice toured the U.S. and Canada as Zazu in The Lion King and is the recipient of three Joseph Jefferson Awards for his work in Les Misérables, Ragtime (Drury Lane) and Forbidden Broadway (Royal George Theatre). TV includes Utopia (Amazon Studios) and commercial spots for T-Mobile, Arkansas Lotto and Gordman’s. Mark is a proud member of Actor's Equity Association and has served on the Central Regional Board for nearly 15 years.
[Bio as of July 2019]