Fred Sullivan, Jr.


Fred Sullivan is celebrating 15 seasons with CSC. His roles since 2007 have been Nick Bottom, Jaques (Norton Award winner), Ageon, Brabantio, Parolles, Menenius, First Gangster (Kiss Me Kate at the Hatch Shell) Malvolio (Norton Award nominee), Gloucester, Holoferness, Capulet, Buckingham and in 2019 he directed Cymbeline. Most recently, Fred appeared at the Lyric Stage Company as Tim in The Cake. He spent 35 seasons as a resident actor at Trinity Repertory Company in RI where he appeared in 128 plays and received Norton and IRNE awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in Blithe Spirit and His Girl Friday. His Trinity roles included Falstaff, Bottom, Oscar Madison, James Tyrone, Jr, Daddy Warbucks, Creon, Peer Gynt,  Joe Pitt, Alfie Doolittle, Captain Hook, Scrooge and Harold Hill, and he directed Trinity Rep’s Shooting Star, A Christmas Carol and Boeing Boeing. Fred is a  Resident Director for the Gamm Theatre (25 seasons) where he directed 30 productions including Hamlet and Much Ado About Nothing (each twice), and Awake at Sing (Norton Award for Outstanding Production). As an actor at Gamm, he played Donny in American Buffalo, Autolycus in The Winter’s Tale and Mark Rothko in Red. Fred has also performed at NJ Shakespeare Festival, Dallas Theatre Center, Berkeley Rep, and Actor’s Theatre of Louisville. He is featured in the films: Vault, Mister Birthday, Agent Toby Barks and Almost Mercy. He teaches acting at Gamm and RISD.


Productions at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Production Role
The Tempest
A Christmas Carol
Tempest Talks
Shakespeare On the Common: Encores
Bottom/ Midsummer & Gloucester/ King Lear
The Tempest Online Script-In-Hand Performance
Twelfth Night
King Lear
Earl of Gloucester
Richard III
Duke of Buckingham
Romeo & Juliet
Lord Capulet
Love’s Labour’s Lost

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