Tony Abatemarco

Actor/Writer/Curator of Thresholds of Invention

Tony was co-artistic director at Skylight Theatre Company. Awards: Ovation for Lead Performance –THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, and LA Weekly (multiple), two NEA Directing Fellowships. 3x LA Drama Critics’ Nominee (Lead Performance), most recently for: “Rothko” in RED at ICT Long Beach where he’s also starred in UNDER THE SKIN, BEAST ON THE MOON, THE PRICE, A WALK IN THE WOODS, and TRYING. Regional credits: CTG, Geffen, South Coast Rep, Pittsburgh Public, Santa Fe Stages, Williamstown, Arena, Folger. In NY: Rattlestick, Public Theatre, Cherry Lane. Director: on Broadway (Julie Harris, LUCIFER’S CHILD) & in London’s West End (CATWALK CONFIDENTIAL). On camera work includes the limited series The Shrink Next Door, How To Get Away With Murder, Beverly Hills Ninja 2, Town & Country, Sleeping with the Enemy, HBO’s Sacrifice, The L Word, E.R., Frasier, etc. and ten Nat’l commercials. Teacher: USC (retired) & SMC Emeritus College (endowed chair). Playwright: LA Weekly & DramaLogue awards. His volume of collected plays – “ACTION/ITEMS, The Collected Plays of –“ is available at Thrilled to be playing “Artyom” in Seth Dorsey’s AR-115. Tony is pleased to be returning to the Odyssey with his latest cabaret of tunes and tomes in collaboration with maestro, John Snow.