Barret O'Brien


AEA Member

Barret O'Brien

Boatswain and Ensemble in The Tempest; Fountainhead in Water by the Spoonful

In two seasons at OSF: CJ, Rook in The Unfortunates; General Prince in Romeo and Juliet and Agamemnon in Troilus and Cressida (selected performances). 

Other theatres: Off-Broadway: Theo in Crane Story (Playwrights Realm). New York: Donald in Five Genocides (Clubbed Thumb); Pantalone in Maybe Even Tammy (The Flea); Edmund in Conspirators (HERE); Pentheus in The Bacchae (New York Fringe Festival). Regional: Banquo and Macduff in Macbeth 1969 (Long Wharf Theatre); Ensemble in Passion Play (Yale Repertory Theatre); Ludie in The Trip to Bountiful, Jack in Leading Ladies (Montana Repertory Theatre and national tours); Dr. Augie in Rosary O’Neill’s Southern adaptation of Uncle Vanya (Southern Repertory Theatre, New Orleans and The National Theater, Budapest). International: Leo in Big Al (Man in the Moon Theater, London); Bunky in Solitaire (American Center, Paris). 

Film/TV: Redwood Highway, Runaway Jury, Malpractice, Netherworld. Writer: Author of six plays which have been produced in Seattle, Missoula, Austin, New Haven, New Orleans and New York City. Currently seeking publication for his first novel, Greater Wilder

Education: MFA, Yale School of Drama. 

www.barretobrien.com