Jake Broder

Playwright/Actor

Jake Broder makes his CSC debut. Broadway/West End theatre credits include: Mozart in Amadeus (The Old Vic, Music Box), director: Sir Peter Hall, When Harry Met Sally (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Ophelia & Juliet in Complete Works of Shakespeare (Reduced Shakespeare Company). Off Broadway: Lord Buckley in His Royal Hipness Lord Buckley (59e59 Theatres). Regional includes: Ira Gershwin in Words By: Ira Gershwin (Colony Theatre), director: David Ellenstein. Jake co-wrote and originated the role of Louis in Louis & Keely Live at the Sahara (Geffen Playhouse), directed by Taylor Hackford, winning three Ovation Awards, LADCC, and LA Weekly awards for Best Actor and Best Production. Television Includes: a multi season recurring role on “Silicon Valley” (HBO), “How I Met Your Mother”(CBS), “Roman Mysteries” (BBC), “Strange” (BBC), “Line of Beauty” (BBC), “Broken News” (BBC), a recurring role on “The Eagle” (Denmark-Winner of a 33rd International Emmy). Film includes: “Bad Milo!,” Kevin Spacey’s “Beyond the Sea”, “In A Day” and “The Barn” (winner 2004 BIFA award), the upcoming thriller “Sleepwalker (2017)”. Writing includes the plays Louis and Keely: Live at the Sahara, His Royal Hipness Lord Buckley and the jazz musical Miravel at Sacred Fools (winner LADCC Best Score 2016). Produced screenplays include, “The Barn”, and “A Car Stopped.” Work in development: “Diz for Prez” and “Typewriter Days” for Revolution Studios. Training: Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. In NY, Saxophone with Lee Konitz and New England Conservatory & Tufts University.

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