Thomas Q. Fulton, Jr., speaker

Thomas Q. Fulton, Jr.
Photo by William Meckler

Appearing in the concert The Sounds of Democracy, which will be performed on October 11, 2017 at Carnegie Hall.

Tom Fulton is an award-winning actor, director, and educator. He has performed at the Stratford Festival, Tina Packer’s Shakespeare & Company in Massachusetts, the Cleveland Play House, and with the Cleveland Orchestra, among many others. As a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association since 1972, he has been awarded a number of Times Tribute Awards for Outstanding Acting for his performances and portrayals of Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya, Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, King Lear in King Lear, Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha, Tartuffe in Tartuffe, and George in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Throughout his career he has performed over 100 roles, ranging from the Devil in Don Juan in Hell to God in Oh, God! In addition to his extensive acting career, he has served as artistic director of Center Repertory Theatre at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, Ohio; Phoenix Theatre Ensemble; Cleveland Theatre Company; and Cain Park Summer Theatre. He is the founder and artistic director of The Academy for the Performing Arts, which over the last ten years has provided high school juniors and seniors with inspiring training experience in the theatre, resulting in over twenty million dollars of scholarships for young talent. He was awarded The Cleveland Critic Circle Award for his production of The Three Sisters and the Northern Ohio Live Artistic Achievement recognition for Hamlet with the Cleveland Theatre Company.

Fall 2017