Anthony Lawton*

Anthony Lawton*

(Dogberry, Much Ado) has acted in Philadelphia for thirty years. Favorite roles: George in Of Mice and Men (Walnut Street), “man” in Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (1812 Productions), and Friar Lawrence in Romeo and Juliet (Arden Theatre). In 2005, Lawton received grants from the Independence Foundation and Philadelphia Theatre Initiative to write and develop The Foocy, which garnered five Barrymore nominations (including Best New Play). In 2017, Lawton’s musical adaptation of The Light Princess, by George MacDonald, won the Barrymore for Best Original Music, for which Lawton shared credit as lyricist. The Philadelphia City Paper named him the city’s “Best One-Man Theatre” for his solo productions of The Devil and Billy Markham, The Great Divorce and The Screwtape Letters. For more information on these shows, anthonylawtonactor.com