by Noel Coward
Savor the wit of Noel Coward's provocative comedy Design for Living!
Rollins Theatre of The Long Center for the Performing Arts
Featuring Martin Burke, Helen Merino and Michael Miller in the lead roles. This will be Martin Burke's first time with Austin Shakespeare. Martin has been drawing crowds at ZACH for more than a decade. Local audiences can see him currently in The Santaland Diaries at ZACH. Austin Shakespeare audiences are familiar with Helen Merino for her performances in Mary Stuart, Anthem and Hamlet. Our audiences will remember Michael Miller as Mr. Darcy in our recent production of Pride and Prejudice.
Awards: Austin Critics' Table Award "Best Actor in a Leading Role" forThe Drowsy Chaperone, B. Iden Payne Award “Outstanding Ensemble” for The Drowsy Chaperone, The Laramie Project, and Shakespeare’s R&J; B. Iden Payne Award “Outstanding Lead Actor, Comedy” for House of Several Stories; B. Iden Payne Award “Outstanding Featured Actor in a Drama” for Take Me Out; Austin Critics’ Table Award “Best Actor, Drama” and B. Iden Payne Award “Outstanding Lead Actor, Comedy” for Circumference of a Squirrel; Austin Critic’s Table Award “Best Actor, Comedy” for The Santaland Diaries; B. Iden Payne Award “Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play” for Twelfth Night, Angels in America: Perestroika and Family Affair; Austin Critic’s Table special citation, “Show Savior” for Richard III/2 Actors, Family Affair, and Lucifa. Martin holds a B.F.A. in Acting from UT.
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