Paul is currently filming the upcoming docu-webseries, “Hamlet in Pieces,” playing Hamlet, and exploring the play in rehearsal and performance with a fantastic cast. More details coming soon!
This summer, Paul shot the Season 1 finale of the political comedy webseries 30,000-1 where Paul plays wannabe politician Louis. Currently completing post-production, the finale featuring a terrific group of guest-stars is set to be released shortly … check out this teaser photo from the episode and watch this space!
Paul returned to the role of Victor McGowan, performing the Long Wet Grass with Anna Nugent, on a US college tour, including performances at Lehman College and City College.
You can now view the latest episode of the political comedy webseries 30,000-1 where Paul plays wannabe politician Louis. In Episode 7, the gang handles a provocative text from the Congressman …
Paul was delighted to be part of the 5th annual NEWvember Festival in Tivoli NY, a co-production of AboutFACE Ireland and Tangent Theatre Tivoli, November 5th – 8th, where he performed in new works by Jacob Perkins, Karen Howes, Steven Haworth and Peter Papadopoulos.
Paul had a ball playing a college professor who gets mixed up in Dublin’s underworld in the World Premiere of Brendan Connellan’s new blackly comic play PYTHON, which ran at An Beal Bocht Cafe in the Bronx, Sept 24 to Oct 4, as part of the 2015 1stIrish Festival. Directed by Don Creedon, the show also starred Mark Byrne, Laurence Lowry, Conor McManus and David O’Hara.
Paul was delighted to return to the lead role of Victor M. McGowan in Seamus Scanlon’s “The McGowan Trilogy” in the UK premiere at the Kino Teatr in St Leonards on Sea in England in July. A co-production with the cell of NYC, the show was directed by Kira Simring and featured original cast member Anna Nugent, alongside UK new cast members Ciaran Flynn, Lisa Harmer, Patrick Knowles & Brendan O’Rourke.
On June 11th, Paul played Danny in a special reading of Derek Murphy’s new play, the Irish black comedy “Inside Danny’s Box,” at NYU Glucksman Ireland House alongside a stellar cast: Orlagh Cassidy, David Gail, Matt Golden, Kevin Marron and Anna Nugent, directed by Brian Reager and Michael Rhodes.
Anna & Paul Nugent as Marybeth and Danny in “Inside Danny’s Box”
Paul played Champ, a champion showdog, in the sold-out World Premiere run of Marianne Driscoll’s new play “The Biscuit Club,” directed by Kira Simring at the cell in New York City.
Paul made his US Network TV debut sharing a scene with James Spader in the Season 2 Premiere of “The Blacklist” (NBC), playing the Bellboy who delivers a mysterious package!
Paul was delighted to be part of the 4th annual NEWvember Festival in Tivoli NY, a co-production of AboutFACE Ireland and Tangent Theatre Tivoli, November 6th – 9th, where he performed in new works by Ryan Sprague, Shawna Casey, Jan Rosenberg and Caitlin Saylor Stephens.
You can now view the latest episode of the political comedy webseries 30,000-1 where Paul plays wannabe politician Louis. In Episode 6, the gang gets together to celebrate their pending meeting with the Congressman, but things get a little hairy …
Paul was delighted to play the punk IRA assassin Victor M. McGowan in the world premiere of The McGowan Trilogy by Seamus Scanlon, at the Cell Theatre, September 11 to October 5, directed by Kira Simring, as part of the 1stIrish Festival. The production played to sell-out audiences and won three awards at the 1st Irish Festival Awards.
In Episode 5, of the political comedy webseries 30,000-1 where Paul plays wannabe politician Louis, the team hit the streets, canvassing for signatures, but getting people to sign has its difficulties …
Paul was Julius Caesar in the experimental production “Beware the Ides of Monday,” a Shakespeare mash-up of “Julius Caesar” and “The Comedy of Errors,” at the Cell Theatre, June 4-13, directed by Joe Hendel.
Paul was delighted to be back in Tivoli, New York, to perform in a reading of three short plays by Steve Martin for Tangent Arts, August 10.
Paul was the Narrator in a reading of the new play “Gonne/Yeats” at NYU Glucksman Ireland House on April 5th and played Aarvid, a romantic Minnesotan, in a concert reading of “Don’t Hug Me – We’re Married,” a new musical by Phil Olson at the Soho Playhouse on April 28th.
Paul recently recorded the audiobook of Tom Phelan’s deeply moving and evocative novel The Canal Bridge, about two Irish stretcher-bearers in WWI, as well as two crime short stories for the audio collection Dublin Noir, available on Audible.com.
In Episode 4 of the political comedy webseries 30,000-1 where Paul plays wannabe politician Louis, Drew attempts to lay out his grassroots strategy to Louis and Penelope, but they need a bit of a lesson in US politics …
Paul was the feisty young stoner Dan in Dan v God as part of Abingdon Theatre’s [Blank] v. [Blank] Plays benefit challenge series March 31st.
Paul played Southern jockey Ellis Hastings in the new play set in the horse-racing world Devil Dog Six at the Spiral Theatre Studio, February 14th – March 3rd.
Paul was thrilled to return to the role of the young Orson Welles in AboutFACE Ireland‘s new production of Orson Welles’ Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play at the Powerscourt Theatre in Dublin, December 20th-22nd. Watch the trailer!
Paul was delighted to be part of the 3rd annual NEWvember Festival in Tivoli NY, a co-production of AboutFACE Ireland and Tangent Theatre Tivoli, November 7th – 10th, where he performed in new works by Hal Borden, Aaron Weissman, Jessica Bedford, Shannon Reed and Seamus Scanlon.
Paul played the lead role of Jimmy in a reading of Don Creedon’s new play The Lobby, at the Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row, West 42nd Street, Tuesday 19th November.
Paul was Eddie in a rehearsed reading of Duck by Stella Feelihy at Ryan’s Daughter, 350 East 85th Street, Monday November 4th at 8pm, for Fundamental Theater Project.
Paul plays the recurring role of Louis Farqahr, an aspiring politician, on the comedy web-series “30,000-1”. Watch his first appearance on Episode 3:
Paul plays Irish firefighter William O’Reilly in the totally SOLD OUT run of the new musical McGoldrick’s Thread September 11th -29th at Theatre 80 St. Marks, directed by Kira Simring. The show won Best Production at the 1stIrish Festival Awards.
Paul with John Charles McLaughlin and Conor McIntyre
Paul plays Don Pedro in Much Ado about Nothing at the Cell on W 23rd Street, September 5th-7th & 12th-14th, directed by Tim Eliot.
Paul plays revolutionary and thespian Niall O’Conor in a staged reading of Cailin Heffernan’s new play with music, Rebel Hearts, at TheaterLab.
Paul plays Victor, a lost soul in Dark Fable, a theatrical installation as part of the 23rd annual Jersey City Artists Studio Tour, at the Tenmarc Building, directed by Mason Beggs.
Paul plays lovelorn distiller and con artist Liam O’Brien in a rehearsed reading of Arthur Shapiro’s new play Brooklyn Moonshine War at the June Havoc Theater, as part of the Midtown International Theatre Festival.
Paul plays the mysterious Trebuchet Triplets in Jonathan Goldberg’s new comedy pastiching film noir and other 50’s movies “Font of Knowledge” June 20th to 29th at ArtHouse Productions in Jersey City, directed by Mason Beggs.
Paul returns to the role of McGowan in a reading of Seamus Scanlon’s new piece The Long Wet Grass at the Cell Theatre on 23rd Street, with Anna Nugent, directed by Kira Simring.
and also as McGowan in the World Premiere of Seamus Scanlon’s short play Boys Swam Before Me at An Beal Bocht in the Bronx, and also at Artists Without Walls at Lehman College, with Katherine O’Sullivan, directed by Don Creedon.
Paul plays Orson Welles in AboutFACE Ireland’s World Premiere production of Orson Welles’ Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play at the historic Marlay House in Dublin. www.aboutfaceireland.com
Paul is delighted to be part of the 2nd annual NEWvember Festival in Tivoli NY, a co-production of AboutFACE Ireland and Tangent Theatre Tivoli, where he performed in new works by John Cariani, Dan O’Neil, Rachel White, James McLindon and Michael DeVito. www.newvemberfestival.com
Paul plays romantically pained banker Edward Van Der Kamp in the premiere of Christine Goodman’s new play Something to Remember Me By at ArtHouse Productions in Jersey City.
Paul plays the dual roles of romantic revolutionary Padraig Pearse in Blood by Larry Kirwan and dangerous IRA fixer McGowan in Dancing at Lunacy by Seamus Scanlon, directed by Kira Simring at the Cell Theatre, West 23rd St. Trailer
- Paul is very excited to play enigmatic poet and student Evan in an in-house reading of Matthew Stephen Smith’s epic new play Co-op for MCC Theater.
- Paul is delighted to revisit the role of Jackson for a benefit performance of Brian Hampton’s play The Jungle Fun Room at New World Stages.
- Paul plays Boy, a young banker in an Occupy romance, in a reading of Jay Stull’s Strange Heart, and Man, a businessman trapped in a car-trunk, in a reading of Dacyl Acevedo’s Show Me Yours, both at the IMPACT Festival at Culture Project.
- Paul is delighted to play the devilish Benedetto in a reading of Jared Reinmuth’s new adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo, at the fabled Players Club.
- Paul plays Father Welsh in a reading of The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh for Fundamental Theater Project’s “Play & a Pint” series at Ryan’s Daughter.
- At the Spring 2012 Primary Stages/ESPA Playwriting Festival, Paul reads the roles of Gabe in Act Normal by Suzanne Dottino, Rusty in The Scenic View by Jane Balanoff, and David in House of David by Alana Williams.
- Paul plays the torn designer Sammy in a new adaptation of Chekhov’s An Upheaval, directed by Joan Kane as part of the Primary Stages/ESPA Site-Specific Directing Project with Daniel Talbott.
- Paul plays struggling British soldier Bill in a reading of Marcus Davidson’s new play Into the Sunlit Uplands at the Neighborhood Playhouse.
- Paul plays troubled young soldier Tom Douglas in a reading of Mark Jason Williams’ new screenplay A Man’s Man at the new INKubator program at Art House Productions.
- Paul plays the complicated young lawyer Ben in a reading for producers of the TV pilot Archangel by Lindsay J. Sedgwick, held at the LAB Arts space in Dublin, Ireland.
- Paul plays various roles in in-development screenplay extracts for the Cold Cuts series at Culture Fix.
Paul plays the cunning but lovelorn villain Michael Feeny in Storm Theatre’s acclaimed revival of Dion Boucicault’s classic comedic drama Arrah-na-Pogue, directed by Peter Dobbins.
- Paul creates and co-produces the inaugural NEWvember New Plays Festival at the Carpenter Shop Theatre in Tivoli, NY, a co-production of Tangent Theatre Company and AboutFACE Ireland. Paul also plays the roles of the young lightning-chaser Lyle in Meghan Kennedy’s A Bright Wind over a Bent World, the troubled soldier Jake in Rachel White’s Broken Wing and the struggling Bellhop in Jen Skura’s Pirate, as well as directing Fengar Gael’s The Cat Vandal.
- Paul writes and directs Episode 2 of the web-series Northern Blue, a cop show featuring Anna Nugent as Detective Christina Starr, on location in Tivoli, NY. See it here!
- Paul plays the complicated young lawyer Ben in a reading for producers of the TV pilot Archangel by Lindsay J. Sedgwick, held at the Irish Repertory Theatre studio.
- Paul plays Feste in extracts from Twelfth Night for the Directing Workshop with Karen Kohlhaas at the Atlantic Theatre Company.
- Paul plays the leads in two new plays, Catch Me and The Sign of the Whale, for Origin Theatre Company, as part of their Mondays in May reading series.
- Paul portrays Romeo in a reading of Romeo & Juliet for the Instant Shakespeare Company
- Paul plays loquacious barman Fat Seamus in A Dolorous Tale of a Fyne and Noble Woman … by Kaitlin Phillips at the Primary Stages ESPA Playwrighting Festival.
- Paul plays David Sampson, the aggrieved son of a paralyzed man, in a reading of Graham Reid’s powerful play The Death of Humpty Dumpty at Ryan’s Daughter.
- Paul plays the role of the dangerous young IRA fixer McGowan in a developmental reading of Seamus Scanlon’s new play Dancing at Lunacy for the Cell.
- Paul performs as the caustic Bartender in the world premiere production of Larkin Clark’s new raucous one-act comedy Sherry Maybe, directed by Alex Mallory, at Jimmy’s 43 as part of Primary Stages ESPA Detention Series.
- Paul is very pleased to return to Tangent Arts’ Pub Reading Series, playing the driven young mathematician Hal in David Auburn’s drama Proof, and the possessive brother Valene in Martin McDonagh’s black comedy The Lonesome West, at the Black Swan, Tivoli, and the Dubliner, Poughkeepsie, all in upstate New York.
- Paul is thrilled to narrate his first full audiobook, the novel Songdogsby the acclaimed author Colum McCann for Audible.com, as well as Colum’s short stories Wood and A Basket Full of Wallpaper. He also records the voices of Howard, Geoff and others for the audiobook of Paul Murray’s fantastic new novel, Skippy Dies.
- Paul plays the young bookseller Ben Burns in a reading from Emily Comisar’s new TV pilot Bindings at the Primary Stages ESPA Playwrighting Festival.
- Paul plays the tormented ex-soldier Johnny Boyle in a rehearsed reading of Sean O’Casey’s classic play Juno and the Paycock at the Irish Repertory Theatre.
- Paul performs as the innocent actor Brian O’Conor in a staged reading of Cailin Heffernan’s dynamic new play Rebel Hearts at New Georges.
- Paul plays the sharp salesman David Weinberg in a rehearsed reading of Warren Bodow’s engrossing new play Fronting the Order, directed by Melanie Sutherlandat the Abingdon Theatre.
- Paul portrays the exasperated scholar Dominic Reedbeck in a revival of Christopher Fry’s play Venus Observed at the Connelly Theatre in the East Village, directed by Cailin Heffernan for Boomerang Theatre Company.
- Paul plays the suffering husband Oisin in a new version of The Wedding by Bertold Brecht, directed by Anthony Abeson at the Producers Club Crown Theatre.
- Paul plays the eccentric gentleman Simon Sparrow in a reading of Fengar Gael’s new play The Gallerist at Waterside Plaza.
- Paul performs in a staged reading of Almost, Maine by John Cariani for AboutFACE Theatre Company at the Mill Theatre in Dublin, Ireland.
- Paul plays Father Welsh in a public reading of The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh, for Tangent Theatre Company, at the Black Swan in Tivoli, NY.
- Paul plays The Urchin in a public reading of The Cobbler by Bryan Delaney, directed by Derek Campbell, at the Vineyard Theatre as part of the 1st Irish Festival.
- Paul plays Tom in a new production of Blood Guilty, a powerful drama based on real-life events by Antoine O’Flatharta, at the Player’s Loft Theatre, directed by Kevin Collins, as part of the 1st Irish Festival. The cast also includes Vincent Dowling, Christopher Joseph Jones and Aidan Redmond.
- Paul plays Jackson in the world premiere production of The Jungle Fun Room, a hilarious new play by Brian Hampton, directed by Sam Zalutsky, at the Actors’ Playhouse as part of FringeNYC.
- Paul performs in The Yeats Project Readings at the Irish Repertory Theatre, directed by George C. Heslin. Roles included Cuchulain in At the Hawk’s Well and The Green Helmet, The Stroller in The King of the Great Clock Tower, and Polyneices in Oedipus at Colonus.
- Paul shoots the short films Northern Blue: Crossroads, A Game of Pawns and Cas.
- Paul plays Father Welsh in a public reading of The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh, for Tangent Theatre Company, at Mr. Dennehy’s in Greenwich Village.
- Paul plays Billy in the acclaimed, sold-out production of Ladies & Gents, a new site-specific noir thriller performed at the Bethesda Fountain Toilets in New York’s Central Park, written and directed by Paul Walker, and produced by Semper Fi (Ireland) and the Irish Arts Center.
- Paul plays Jackson in public readings of The Jungle Fun Room, a new play by Brian Hampton, at the Manhattan Theatre Club’s Creative Center and at the Dramatists’ Guild
- Paul plays Daniel Woolf in a public reading of Closer by Patrick Marber, for Tangent Theatre Company, at Mr. Dennehy’s in Greenwich Village.
- Paul shoots the short films Low Fidelity and Joy of Man’s Desiring.
- Paul performs in a public reading of The Corrosive Nature of Lye by Colleen Cosgrove, a new play in development, for Playformers of New York, at Waterside Plaza.
- Paul performs in concert readings of The House Party: The Songs of Flanders and Swann, a new revue of whimsical and witty songs in the 50’s English music hall tradition, at the York Theatre and at the Snapple Theatre Center.
- Paul plays The Urchin in a public reading of The Cobbler by Bryan Delaney, directed by Derek Campbell, for Urban Stages.
- Paul plays Declan in a public reading of Beyond The Pale, a new play by Barbara Hammond, directed by Kevin Kittle, at the Irish Repertory Theatre.
- Paul performs in public readings of two new plays for Origin Theatre Company’s “Mondays of May Reading Series” – as Bernard in Monged by Gary Duggan, directed by Jim Culleton, and as Randolph in Shoot the Crow by Owen McCafferty.
- Paul plays Young Michael in Mr.McNamara, a radio play by William Trevor, directed by Ciaran O’Reilly, performed live at the 92nd St Y.