Darrell Larson

Performance date: February 5


Darrell has directed and/or acted in many plays of Sam Shepard including in LA: Cowboy MouthMad Dog BluesThe Unseen HandAction; in NYC: ActionThe Sad Lament of Pecos BillKiller’s Head and Curse of the StarvinClass (all at Signature Theater) and Simpatico. He also directed two plays of Denis Johnson’s: Psychos Never Dream at Campo Santo in San Francisco and Shoppers Carried by Escalators into the Flames in NYC. As an actor he created the role of Coyote in Murray Mednick’s Coyote Cycle at Padua Playwrights’ Festival; Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors at the Vineyard Playhouse (also directing); and a one-man show, The Confessions of Doc Holiday, in LA and NYC (also adapted). Film credits include Mike’s MurderTwice in a LifetimeStepmomFrancesRachel Getting Married, The Manchurian Candidate and literally hundreds of television shows going back decades: Law and OrderLaw and Order:SVUGunsmokeBonanzaHeartbeat (series regular) and so on. Since returning to LA in 2013 he has appeared in Paternus at Rogue Machine Theatre, The Hilary Game for Padua Playwrights’ (written and directed by Guy Zimmerman); Shades of Disclosure, (with QueerWise at the Skylight); Ben and LIana, (Circle X); The Gary Plays (by Murray Medick, Padua/Open Fist), Clearwater, (written and directed by Guy Zimmerman, Padua/Bootleg), and Strindberg’s Dance of Death (directed by Ron Sossi, Odyssey).