EDDIE SHIELDS returns to SpeakEasy having previously appeared in The View UpStairs; Shakespeare in Love (IRNE nom); Significant Other (IRNE award); Casa Valentina (IRNE nom); and the podcast The Usual Unusual. Local credits: Edward II (IRNE nom) and The Comedy of Errors (Actors’ Shakespeare Project); Les Liaisons Dangereuses (The Nora; Hair (New Rep); The Legend of Georgia McBride (Seven Angels Theater). Other credits: Playwrights Horizons, Workshop Theater, Manhattan Theater Company, Eugene O’Neill Center, Austrian Stage, Drilling Company. Film: Nineteen, Road to Joy. TV: Unsure/Positive. Eddie holds an MFA from Brandeis University. AEA/SAG-AFTRA. www.Eddie-Shields.com. (he/him)
2020 Tony Award Winner for Best Play! Interweaving lives and spanning generations, The Inheritance brilliantly transposes E.M. Forster’s novel Howards End to 21st century New York. A generation after the peak of the AIDS crisis, what is it like to be a young gay man …
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