Josiah Phillips


AEA Member

Josiah Phillips
Holloway in Two Trains Running
Nesbitt in The Liquid Plain
 

In 21 seasons at OSF: Northumberland in Henry IV, Part One; Porter in Macbeth; Sancho Panza in Don Quixote; Snout in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Jim Bono in Fences; Eli in Gem of the Ocean; Old Shepherd in The Winter’s Tale; Cutler in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom; The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus; Doaker in The Piano Lesson; Mikey in Playboy of the West Indies; Three Sisters; Mr. De Pinna in You Can’t Take It with You; Sam in Master Harold…and the Boys; others. 

Other theatres: Oupa/Author in Valley Song (Profile Theatre); Kismet (Woodminster Musical Theatre, Oakland); Narrator for Aaron Copland’s Lincoln Portrait (Oakland Symphony), Macheath in The Threepenny Opera, Prospero in The Tempest, (New Shakespeare Company). International: Driving Miss Daisy, The World of Carl Sandburg (world tour, 1991: Egypt, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh). 

Awards: Best Performance, Drama-Logue Critics Award for Pericles, Prince of Tyre roles; Joe Mott in The Iceman Cometh; Sam in Master Harold…and the Boys. Northern California winner, Ira Aldridge Acting Competition. 

Film: Redwood Highway

Training: John Gielgud Scholarship recipient, Drama Studio London, Berkeley.