Chronicles (older news pages)

Chuck also took part in Kirkland and Ellis' deposition training on
11.16 -- playing the same sex partner of someone who was nuked
at a power plant and suing the company.

Chuck appeared at the Kraine Theatre this past August in the
U.S. Premiere of Chanoch Levin's
"The Child Dreams," directed by
Keith Dixon (Baton Rouge Little Theatre), adapted by Kelli Giroud
and featuring the extraordinary music of
Liz Magnes.  

Chuck's continuing venture in the horror film genre (see also
"Vampire Lesbian Kickboxers") will be represented in October with
the dvd release of "
Bacterium," Brett Piper's new blob film (follow
the link to YouTube to see the trailer -- I appear 51 seconds in).  
It got a decent
review in Bloody-Disgusting.com
2007

2013

Cast as co-star in student short "For Sale."  Filming Dec 2013
(shot).

Cast as Doc Sherwood in "Walt Before Mickey" -- filming in FL
(shot).

79' Parts wraps principal photography.

Filmed supporting role of Bert (the psycho) in
Jaron Henrie
McCrea's "Curtain."

Returned to Kirkland and Ellis to be cross-examined (Trial
training project).

PS209 school song debuts at Flag Day!!! Kids did a great job.

Fourth time in for "Boardwalk Empire."  Even talked schedule.  
Next time.

Shooting pick up scenes for
79' Parts as Airtight Al.  (Getting
ready for a bloody death).

Working on Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Birdman." A large
chunk of the film
takes place in a Broadway Theatre -- I play one of the stage
hands.

"
Club Magic Moment" screened May 31st at the Rooftop Films.

The Graveyard Shift (Robert) takes the Silver for
Best Short
Drama at Jamfest!

Called back by Stephanie Holbrook to read for a Vietnam Vet.

Called back for short film
The Offering, ["Out of over 200 that
we took video
submissions from (after the initial 2000 submitted) you
represent one of the
30 that we'd like to see again, in-person..."]

2012

Filmed Zachary Volker's "Club Magic Moment" -- as Tommy
Chesbro,
a loose-screw card sharp (December 2012)

Performed in
Fifth Letter Productions reading of "In Kings and
Fools" at
Torrington Historical Society (Nov. 10, 2012).

Eric Roberts and Tony LoBianco added to 79' Parts --
screenplay
C. McMahon -- shot 8/17 & 8/18.

"Graveyard Shift" (Robert) to be shown at AOF International
Film Festival (Monrovia, CA).

"In the mix" for a role on "Boardwalk Empire" for close to six
weeks
-- the shoot dates have passed (guess that means they went
the
other way).

Once again performed in Kirkland and Ellis trial training (KITA) in
early July (16th year).

"Graveyard Shift" (Robert) to be shown at San Antonio Film
Festival.

Led songwriting workshop at PS209 in which grades 3-5
created
a song for their school (with Nakamura Yasutaka, composer).

Happy Year of the Dragon!

In discussion w/ Russian Theatre about production of two
plays:
"The Oracle at Delphi" and "Inheritance."

The year begins with a lot of voice over auditions.

2011
Kirkland and Ellis deposition training (Nov. 17 & 18).

Taught a workshop at Colgate Univ. on "Taking Risks" as an
actor (Full item at
Colgate calendar for 10/27/11 6 p.m.)

New cd with Yonaga Orchestra is out! Check out
The Gate
(lyrics for "Hard Rock City Angel" and "The Quantum
Mechanics")

Worked on "One Life to Live" as a multi-tasking airline
passenger.

Read the lead role in Richard Hobart's "Desire" for
Scandinavian American Theatre Company at
Victor Borge Hall.

Booked and recorded voice over for Qubo Channel promo.

Cast in  film "The Graveyard Shift," shooting NC in
August (wrapped).

Called back by Seth Everett for Onion News Network
recurring spot .

Cast in upcoming film "Shadow Boxing" as Miles Davis
/Tom Waits cart florist (shooting end of July -- wrapped)

Called back for "Boardwalk Empire" character, Doc Kearn
(fight manager of Jack Dempsey).

79' Parts ( screenwriter, Hit & Run Productions) 25% in the
can, including my scene with Sandra Bernhardt as mob
immigration lawyer Airtight Al.

Kirkland and Ellis Courtroom Examination training (15th year).
Portray Plaintiff, Defendant and Witnesses in actual cases for
lawyers to learn to conduct courtroom procedures.

Wrote lyrics for two Yonaga Orchestra songs for upcoming
"German metal" cd.  

Guerilla shooting "Fish" in Chinatown with Huang Lu
(
"She, a Chinese"), written by Zoe Yi Zhu.

Recording the voice of the "Astronaut" for Zoe Yi Zhu's
"I Am the Moon."

Will be Artist in Residence at Colgate University for several
weeks in March and at the end of April, working on Sarah
Kane's "Blasted" with director
Gisela Cardenas.

Recording voice overs for Sigali Hamburger's "A Toast to
Ava Gardner."


2010

Reading of "Me and My Boy" by Icelandic playwright
Thorvaldur Thorsteinsson (translated by Anna Yates) with
great cast for Scandinavian American Theatre Co., directed by
Henning Hegland at Volvo Hall.

"One Life to Live" filming -- air date 1/16/11

Recorded voice overs for "
The Orphans" performed at
La MaMa by Daniel Irizarry and Karina Casiano.

10/26 - Called back for Cablevision spot (Beth Melsky)
and Vaclav Havel's "Audience" for Drama League (Dani Super)

"'79 Parts" began shooting in Brooklyn w/ Sandra Bernhardt
(and myself).

Recorded video game voice over for RushNAttack, and place
holders for the latest "Silent Hill" demo.  

Screenplay, formerly "The Arrangement" renamed "79 Parts,"
adds Angelica Torn and Sandra Bernhardt.

Commissioned to write lyrics for upcoming Yonaga Orchestra
recording "Call of the Wild" on "The Wolf and I"

Yonaga recording of "Survive (Gunjo)" is released on cd titled
"Etiquette Duel."

"Loss Control" begins to get Festival recognition.

Booked and shot
commercial for CouponBug.com playing
M.I.B. style detective.
Shot pick up scenes for "Loss Control" playing character of Peter
Cohen.

79 Parts begins shooting in NYC.  In addition to having done the
majority of the writing, I will play the role of "Airtight Al," a 70's
immigration lawyer.

Kirkland & Ellis Deposition training -- will play various roles for young
lawyers learning their trade.

Performance by Long Night Orchestra Concert  in Tokyo (April 25th)
of "Gunjo" -- music by Yasutaka Nakamura, lyrics by Chuck McMahon.

Recorded the voice of the commander for a new video game for Pit
Stop Productions (UK).

Call back for the voice of character Frank Cunningham in a new Silent
Hill Video Game .

Edited and revised subtitles for short film about Arashi Moritomo  by
Kundo Koyama (writer of 2009 Oscar winner "
Departures").

February/March 2010
In Tokyo to run marathon - third year running.

Dec. 2009
Shooting indie film "Loss Control" by Mendicant Films.

Nov.
Taped the "Roadhouse Café" episodes of "One Live to Live"(ABC). Air
dates in January.

"Inheritance" released on
YouTube and  automobile website Jalopnik.

Sept.
Upcoming reading of Patrick Yeoman's new play (untitled) at Columbia
on the 21st.  Dylan Osborne's film, "Inheritance" is being released to
various markets.

May
Recorded voice of the father for short film by Dylan Osborne (Current
TV).

March 2009
In Tokyo, running the marathon (again).

February
Screening of a teaser scene from "The Arrangement -- film I rewrote
for Brooklyn Indie Films (www.thearrangementmovie.com)

Cabaret performance in Tokyo by Maki Tsukada, of songs for which I
wrote lyrics (music by
Naka G.)

January
Recorded v.o. for tax service commercial.

September/October 2008
10/22-10/26 - Production of Brecht's "Baal" at the Riverside Church in
Upper Manhattan. Rehearsed through September.  Wonderful
feedback from audience.

July
7/01 - Work continues on "The Arrangement" with a complete
reading of the script at The Workshop Theatre Company (312 W. 36
St., 4th floor) at 7:00 p.m.

June
6/23 &24 Worked again with Kirkland & Ellis' playing a bar-fighting
forest ranger  for their Trial Advocacy Training Program.

6/2 -did a workshop reading of Carl Kelsch's musical "Jonestown" at
the Roy Arias Studios as both Jim Jones and Congressman Leo Ryan,
directed by
Victor Maog.

May
5/22 & 5/29 - there was a workshop reading of "The Arrangement,"
a film script I put together for
Brooklyn Indie Films based on an original
screenplay.  On the 29th, I  read the part of "Air-tight Al," a
contracts lawyer who would love to get into accident law.
April
Ibsen's "Ghosts" ran at the large Black Box in Columbia University's
Shapiro Theatre.

March
Began working on "Ghosts" with Henning Hegland at Columbia.

February
I was off to Tokyo on 2/11 to run the marathon and do some
research for a new script.  

January
1/14 - Did a reading of Matt Swaye's new play, "Offenses of Cacti" at
the Epiphany Theatre on Christopher St., playing the older Barton
Cactus and Aronofsky.


2010

Reading of "Me and My Boy" by Icelandic playwright
Thorvaldur Thorsteinsson (translated by Anna Yates) with
great cast for Scandinavian American Theatre Co., directed by
Henning Hegland at Volvo Hall.

"One Life to Live" filming -- air date 1/16/11

Recorded voice overs for "
The Orphans" performed at
La MaMa by Daniel Irizarry and Karina Casiano.

10/26 - Called back for Cablevision spot (Beth Melsky)
and Vaclav Havel's "Audience" for Drama League (Dani Super)

"'79 Parts" began shooting in Brooklyn w/ Sandra Bernhardt
(and myself).

Recorded video game voice over for RushNAttack, and place
holders for the latest "Silent Hill" demo.  

Screenplay, formerly "The Arrangement" renamed "79 Parts,"
adds Angelica Torn and Sandra Bernhardt.

Commissioned to write lyrics for upcoming Yonaga Orchestra
recording "Call of the Wild" on "The Wolf and I"

Yonaga recording of "Survive (Gunjo)" is released on cd titled
"Etiquette Duel."

"Loss Control" begins to get Festival recognition.

Booked and shot
commercial for CouponBug.com playing
M.I.B. style detective.
Shot pick up scenes for "Loss Control" playing character of Peter
Cohen.

79 Parts begins shooting in NYC.  In addition to having done the
majority of the writing, I will play the role of "Airtight Al," a 70's
immigration lawyer.

Kirkland & Ellis Deposition training -- will play various roles for young
lawyers learning their trade.

Performance by Long Night Orchestra Concert  in Tokyo (April 25th)
of "Gunjo" -- music by Yasutaka Nakamura, lyrics by Chuck McMahon.

Recorded the voice of the commander for a new video game for Pit
Stop Productions (UK).

Call back for the voice of character Frank Cunningham in a new Silent
Hill Video Game .

Edited and revised subtitles for short film about Arashi Moritomo  by
Kundo Koyama (writer of 2009 Oscar winner "
Departures").

February/March 2010
In Tokyo to run marathon - third year running.

Dec. 2009
Shooting indie film "Loss Control" by Mendicant Films.

Nov.
Taped the "Roadhouse Café" episodes of "One Live to Live"(ABC). Air
dates in January.

"Inheritance" released on
YouTube and  automobile website Jalopnik.

Sept.
Upcoming reading of Patrick Yeoman's new play (untitled) at Columbia
on the 21st.  Dylan Osborne's film, "Inheritance" is being released to
various markets.

May
Recorded voice of the father for short film by Dylan Osborne (Current
TV).

March 2009
In Tokyo, running the marathon (again).

February
Screening of a teaser scene from "The Arrangement -- film I rewrote
for Brooklyn Indie Films (www.thearrangementmovie.com)

Cabaret performance in Tokyo by Maki Tsukada, of songs for which I
wrote lyrics (music by
Naka G.)

January
Recorded v.o. for tax service commercial.

September/October 2008
10/22-10/26 - Production of Brecht's "Baal" at the Riverside Church in
Upper Manhattan. Rehearsed through September.  Wonderful
feedback from audience.

July
7/01 - Work continues on "The Arrangement" with a complete
reading of the script at The Workshop Theatre Company (312 W. 36
St., 4th floor) at 7:00 p.m.

June
6/23 &24 Worked again with Kirkland & Ellis' playing a bar-fighting
forest ranger  for their Trial Advocacy Training Program.

6/2 -did a workshop reading of Carl Kelsch's musical "Jonestown" at
the Roy Arias Studios as both Jim Jones and Congressman Leo Ryan,
directed by
Victor Maog.

May
5/22 & 5/29 - there was a workshop reading of "The Arrangement,"
a film script I put together for
Brooklyn Indie Films based on an original
screenplay.  On the 29th, I  read the part of "Air-tight Al," a
contracts lawyer who would love to get into accident law.
April
Ibsen's "Ghosts" ran at the large Black Box in Columbia University's
Shapiro Theatre.

March
Began working on "Ghosts" with Henning Hegland at Columbia.

February
I was off to Tokyo on 2/11 to run the marathon and do some
research for a new script.  

January
1/14 - Did a reading of Matt Swaye's new play, "Offenses of Cacti" at
the Epiphany Theatre on Christopher St., playing the older Barton
Cactus and Aronofsky.