Barret O'Brien

AEA Member

Barret O'Brien

Borachio in Much Ado about Nothing; Stage Manager and Undertaker in Head Over Heels; Fight Captain for Much Ado about Nothing 

In three seasons at OSF: Fountainhead in Water by the Spoonful; Boatswain in The Tempest; Rook in The Unfortunates; Agamemnon in Troilus and Cressida (selected performances). 

Other theatres: Off-Broadway: Theo in Crane Story (Playwrights Realm). New York: Pantalone in Christopher Bayes’ Maybe Even Tammy (The Flea); Donald in Five Genocides (Clubbed Thumb); Pentheus in The Bacchae (FringeNYC). Regional: Macduff in Macbeth 1969 (Long Wharf Theatre); Ensemble in Passion Play (Yale Repertory Theatre); Ludie in The Trip to Bountiful, Jack in Leading Ladies (national tours). As playwright/actor: Kenny in Midnight in the Marigny (Southern Repertory Theatre), Richard in Licking the Bowl (Southern Repertory and FringeNYC), Man in Eating Round the Bruise (CAC New Orleans and Montana Rep Missoula), Phil in The Stand-Ins (Southern Repertory, Vortex Repertory Company and OSF Midnight Projects). International: Leo in Big Al (London); Bunky in Solitaire (Paris), August in Uncle Victor (Budapest).

Film/TV: Redwood Highway, Runaway Jury, Malpractice, Netherworld.

Writing: Author of the novel Greater Wilder and the book of poetry things i notice.

Education: MFA, Yale School of Drama.