Christian Baskous (AEA / SAG -AFTRA, sometimes credited as Chris Baskous) has performed in Motion Pictures (Glory, Brighton Beach Memoirs), on TV (Legwork, Swift Justice, Law and Order) and in plays on Broadway and off Broadway, at the Kennedy Center, Circle in the Square, The New York Shakespeare Festival, La Jolla Playhouse, Hartford Stage, ART, Yale Rep and other places. He was a member of the NY Shakespeare Festival’s Shakespeare on Broadway company that performed at the Belasco Theatre. He’s performed in many experimental plays off-off Broadway by such avant garde luminaries as Jeff Weiss, Mac Wellman and Ron Tavel…
SHAKESPEARE CENTER LOS ANGELES’ staged reading series. COMING UP SEPT 15 2019: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM.More info: https://www.shakespearecenter.org/a-midsummers-night-dream-reading
RIP Maestra. Our 2018 Actors Studio Production of Irene Fornes’ “The Danube”, directed by Estelle Parsons, played at National Theatre Institute in New London, CT and at Trinity Rep/Brown University in Providence RI,
at The Public Theater, (425 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10003) as part of the Irene Fornes Marathon …
Christian Baskous performs award-winning Audiobooks. They include titles by Jim Harrison, Devin Murphy, Richard Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ben Fountain, Mitch Albom, James Rollins and others. Richard Ford’s “Between Them”, recorded for Harper Audio, was recognized by AudioFile Magazine as one of their “Best Audiobooks of 2017”.
Coming soon: Mark Barr’s WATERSHED, a fine novel about TVA dam construction in Tennessee in the ’30s.
And A WILD EDEN by Scott Sharpe, Southern Noir in the Carolina Midlands. Both from Hub City by way of Blackstone Audio.
Other now-avaiable audiobook titles include James Rollins’ latest Sigma thriller “The Crucible,” (from Harper Audio), three books by the Canadian author Richard Wagamese: “One Story, One Song” , “One Native Life”, and “Embers” from Blackstone. A new novel by Brian Hart titled “Trouble No Man” is out now from Harper Audio.
Christian Baskous studied at PCPA, Juilliard (Group 12), and The Actors Studio.