Fred Sullivan, Jr.


Fred Sullivan, Jr. is celebrating 12 seasons with CSC. Fred has played Malvolio, Bottom, Gloucester, Capulet, Parolles, Menenius, Holoferness on the Common, the First Gangster in Kiss Me, Kate at the Hatch Shell and received an Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Actor for his Jaques in CSC’s As You Like It. He is a 35 season resident actor at Trinity Rep where he has appeared in 130 plays and received Norton and IRNE awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in Blithe Spirit and His Girl Friday. He directed Trinity Rep’s A Christmas Carol, Shooting Star and Boeing Boeing. Trinity roles include Falstaff, Bottom, Oscar Madison, James Tyrone, Jr, Joe Pitt, Captain Hook, Scrooge and Harold Hill. Fred is resident director for the Gamm Theatre since 1996 where he has directed 28 plays including Hamlet and Much Ado about NothingMacbeth, King Lear, The Tempest and The Winter’s Tale, The Dresser, The Glass Menagerie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Arcadia and The Importance of Being Earnest. His production of Awake at Sing at Gamm was awarded the Elliot Norton for Outstanding Production. As an actor at Gamm, Fred played Donny in American Buffalo, Autolycus in The Winter’s Tale and Rothko in Red. Fred has acted for NJ Shakespeare Festival, Dallas Theatre Center, Berkeley Rep and Actor’s Theatre of Louisville. He teaches acting at Gamm and RISD.

Productions at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Production Role
Twelfth Night
King Lear
Earl of Gloucester
Love’s Labour’s Lost
Richard III
Duke of Buckingham
Romeo & Juliet
Lord Capulet

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