Saturday, October 19, 2013
Ed Asner starring as FDR
Campobello Theatre Productions Inc and Gero Productions LLC are proud to announce that Ed Asner, recipient of seven Emmy Awards (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant) and 16 nominations, five Golden Globe Awards, and member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, will star in the solo performance drama, FDR based upon Dore Schary's Broadway hit Sunrise at Campobello, which ran 70 weeks on Broadway.
Mr. Asner's New York City Theatre credits include Ivanov, The Tempest, Face of a Hero, King Henry V, and Born Yesterday. Other theatrical credits include Woyzck, Volpone, Windoweis Houses, Dybbuk, Red Gloves, Murder in the Cathedral, Miss Julie, The Seagull, Peer Gynt, Juno and the Paycock and Oedipus Rex. Additional television work includes appearances as a recurring guest star as Wilson White on the television series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and a Emmy Award Winning role as Captain Davies in the mini-series Roots.
FDR explores the life of one of America's best-loved presidents and the events and decisions that shaped a nation. This powerful play follows the iconic president as he reflects on his years in office, from inauguration to the trials of World War II.
Presented by: Caltech Committee on Institute Programs