Carl

Schurr

Biography

I have always tried to embrace the philosophy of Dr. William Halstead, my major professor at the University of Michigan: "Theatre is a team sport."

Everyman Theatre (Resident Company Member): Noises Off (Lloyd Dallas), Death of a Salesman (Uncle Ben), A Streetcar Named Desire (Doctor), Blithe Spirit (Dr. Bradman), The Dresser (Sir), August: Osage County (Beverly Weston), Heroes (Philippe), You Can’t Take It With You (Mr. Kirby), All My Sons (Joe Keller), Our Town (Prof. Willard, Joe Stoddard, Constable Warren), The Cherry Orchard (Gayev), Much Ado About Nothing (Leonato), The School for Scandal (Sir Peter Teazle), Proof (Robert) and directed Private Lives. National Tour: Daisy Mayme, The Show-off (both with Jean Stapleton). Regional Theatre: Meadow Brook Theatre: Pygmalion (Henry Higgins), Present Laughter (Garry Essendine); Repertory Theatre of St. Louis: Noises Off (Frederick), Hay Fever (Richard); Walnut Street Theatre: Art (Serge); Missouri Repertory Theatre: The Hostage (Princess Grace), The Misanthrope (Philinte); Studio Arena: Loot (McLeavy), Ah, Wilderness! (Arthur), Dark of the Moon (Preacher Haggler); Center Stage: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Dr. Spivey), The Beaux’ Stratagem (Count Bellair); Totem Pole Playhouse: Producing Artistic Director for 25 years, Dracula (Title Role), The Good Doctor (Writer/Chekhov), The Odd Couple (Oscar), The Petrified Forest (Alan Squier). As a director, productions at Actors Theatre of Louisville, GeVa, Syracuse Stage, Walnut Street Theatre. Education: MA from the University of Michigan. Member of Actor’s Equity Association since 1971.

Upcoming Performances

Past Performances

Bruce Randolph Nelson, Beth Hylton, Danny Gavigan, Deborah Hazlett and Carl Schurr in Noises Off. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Beth Hylton, Bruce Randolph Nelson, Megan Anderson, Carl Schurr and Helen Hedman in Blithe Spirit. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Carl Schurr, Helen Hedman, Bruce Randolph Nelson, Nancy Robinette and Megan Anderson in Blithe Spirit. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Carl Schurr and Wil Love in Heroes. Photo by Stan Barouh.

Carl Schurr in Heroes. Photo by Stan Barouh.

Carl Schurr and Wil Love in Heroes. Photo by Stan Barouh.

Carl Schurr, Wil Love and John Dow in Heroes. Photo by Stan Barouh.

Carl Schurr, Wil Love and John Dow in Heroes. Photo by Stan Barouh.

Carl Schurr and Wil Love in Heroes. Photo by Stan Barouh.

Megan Anderson, Carl Schurr and Bruce Randolph Nelson in The Dresser. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Carl Schurr and Bruce Randolph Nelson in The Dresser. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson and Carl Schurr in The Dresser. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Carl Schurr and Ensemble in The Dresser. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Carl Schurr and Bruce Randolph Nelson in The Dresser. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson, Carl Schurr and Deborah Hazlett in The Dresser. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Carl Schurr, Deborah Hazlett in The Dresser. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Carl Schurr in The Dresser. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Carl Schurr in The Dresser. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Carl Schurr in The Dresser. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Deborah Hazlett and Wil Love in Death of a Salesman. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

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