NEVERDARK SERIES 2019Outstanding stories brought to life by expert performers for one-night-only shows.
Tuesday, June 25 @ 7:30pm
Underneath the Lintel
Written by Glen Berger
Directed by Dan Lombardo
A Dutch librarian embarks on a journey to learn who returned a travel guide that is 113 years overdue. A note written in the margins of the book and a dry-cleaning ticket leads him on an adventure bigger than he bargained for.
JOHN SHUMAN: John Shuman appeared last season at Gloucester Stage as Mr. Lorry and others in Madame Defarge. BROADWAY: La Cage Aux Folles (revival), 13 Rue de l’Amour. OFF-BROADWAY: The Dishwashers, The Fantasticks (revival), Hot l Baltimore, An Oak Tree, Moonchildren. REGIONAL: Guthrie Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre, Yale Rep, Alley Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Geva Theatre Center, Bay Street, Portland Center Stage, Goodspeed Musicals (Pappy in Lil’ Abner), Children’s Theatre Company (Mr. Popper in Mr. Popper’s Penguins), Wellfleet Harbor Actor’s Theatre, Cape Playhouse, Portland Stage (Dr. Einstein in Arsenic and Old Lace). FILM: Movie 43, The Naked Man. TELEVISION: Boardwalk Empire, Melrose Place, Love and War, Guiding Light. John portrayed Vanya in Durang’s Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike and as a member of the Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble (Middlebury College) he was Mr. Webb in Our Town.
DAN LOMBARDO’S career in theater began at the age of 15 when he joined Connecticut’s legendary Open Stage Company as percussionist/composer. He is presently a freelance director and the Company Dramaturg at the Chester Theatre Company.
In 2013 he completed a 10 year stint at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater on Cape Cod. There, he worked on over 100 productions, as a director, as dramaturg, director of the WHAT Lab, and finally as the Artistic Director for the company.