Stephen Spencer



stephenspencerStephen Spencer (Henkin) is thrilled to join 16th Street and Ann Filmer for a return to the icy idiom of Jon Steinhagen’s Blizzard ’67. He’s a longtime Associate Artist at Chicago Dramatists and a Founding Member of The Shakespeare Project of Chicago. Chicago stage credits include: The Life of Galileo, Our Class and Night and Day (Remy Bumppo Theatre); Body+Blood (The Gift Theatre); The Quality of Life (The Den & TOTL); Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and Wait Until Dark (Court Theatre); Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Congo Square/Goodman Theatre); Blizzard ’67 and The Liquid Moon (Chicago Dramatists); and Comedy of Errors and Love’s Labour’s Lost (Oak Park Festival Theatre). Regional credits include: Blackbird (Riverside Theatre); Romeo & Juliet and The Winter’s Tale (Illinois Shakespeare Festival); A Midsummer Nights Dream (Shakespeare Rep); Heroes (Nebraska Rep) and productions with Utah Shakespeare Theatre, The Asolo Theatre, and Cape May Playhouse. He’s worked overseas, touring throughout Russia, starting with Moscow’s Leninsky Komsomol Theatre, and performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Film: Public Enemies, Mr. Lonely; Harvest, Son of America, Greg’s Leg, and Morning Due (Cannes). Steve recently had a blast playing OG Tommy Davoni in last season’s finale of Empire. Look for him this Spring at Victory Gardens in the World Premiere of Queen, by Madhuri Shekar.

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