Michael Raver as Lysander

Michael is a man of many talents- he’s also a playwright. This weekend, at the Time Out New York Lounge, On the Square Productions will present a reading of his adaptation of “The Picture of Dorian Gray” in honor of Pride Week! That’s 7:30pm Sunday, June 20th at the TONY Lounge at 340 W. 50th St. @ New World Stages. For more information, click here.

Michael Raver (Lysander) Graduated with a BFA in acting and playwriting from Pace University; recipient of the 2006 Theater Award. Off-Broadway: Vieux Carré (u/s; The Pearl Theatre Company), The Persians (with National Actor’s Theatre). Lincoln Center: Romeo and Juliet and Julius Caesar (Aquila Theatre Company). Regional credits include The Miracle Worker (Ivoryton Playhouse, 3 Connecticut Critic’s Circle Nominations), Romeo and Juliet (Sierra Rep), The Mousetrap (Bristol Valley Theatre), Persephone and The Glass Menagerie (New Company Theatre). New York credits include: Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, Richard III, Hamlet, Othello, Long Day’s Journey into Night, The Tempest, The Exonerated, Much Ado About Nothing and Brighton Beach Memoirs. Film/TV credits include The Fishermen, One Night Stand, Gone Away, and Spider-Man 2. As a playwright he has written over three dozen works, including an adaptation of Jhumpa Lahiri’s Pulitzer Prize winning story “A Temporary Matter,” entitled Quiet Electricity and most recently, an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. Michael is a proud member of AEA.

To see Michael in action go here!


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