Tony Award nominee Ben Shenkman has starred on Broadway in Sight Unseen, The Deep Blue Sea, andProof and is perhaps best remembered as Louis in the 2003 HBO miniseries of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, which earned him Emmy and Golden Globe nominations.This month, Shenkman heads back to the stage as Melvin in the Public Theater Lab’s production of Jonathan Marc Sherman’sKnickerbocker. TheaterMania recently spoke with Shenkman about the play and his other projects.
THEATERMANIA: This is the third production you are appearing in at The Public. What keeps bringing you back?
BEN SHENKMAN: Mainly, the people. That was the case each time before, and this is no different.… Read the rest