Three-time Emmy© winner and Artistic Director Cady McClain is honoring the Axial Theatre tradition of the development of new plays with this month’s reading of four short plays with special guests NAACP and Ovation Award Winner Dominic Hoffman and star of “Bosch,” DaJuan Johnson. The offering of plays to be read are written by multiple Award-winning playwrights John Bray (“Rolling My Own”), Jeff Gould (“The Parallel”) Dominic Hoffman (“The Audition”), and John Mabey (“Native Language”).
Ensemble members participating in the reading include: Dan Walworth, Sandy Rooney, Duane Rutter, Donna Svennevik, Bruce Apar, and Ryan Mallon with stage directions read by Marilyn Collazo. Additional guest actors include Tom Ryan, Marisa Lowe, and Michael Alva of the Michael Howard Studios Conservatory as well as guest artist James Sweeney.
Dominic Hoffman is a Double Ovation Award winner for his solo show: Uncle Jacques’ Symphony and an NAACP Best Actor Award recipient for his solo play, Last Fare. Several of his plays have been optioned, including Emmitt and Ava, for which he has written the screenplay. Mr. Hoffman was last seen in Los Angeles as "Henry Brown" in David Mamet's, Race at The Kirk Douglas Theatre. He is also known for his work on The Shield and Grey’s Anatomy.