Meet the cast: Wesley Taylor of 'An Act of God'

Wesley Taylor. An Act of God. Photo Credit: Adams VisCom

In ‘An Act of God,’ The Almighty comes to Earth to adapt the 10 Commandments for these modern times. But he chooses the approachable human form of a fabulously fun actor with just enough snark and charm – Wesley Taylor, star of stage and screen. Photo Credit: Adams VisCom.

God in An Act of God

Wesley Taylor Instagram At the DCPA: Debut. Most recently starred as the Emcee in Signature Theatre’s acclaimed production of Cabaret. On Broadway, he created the roles of Lucas Beineke in the original cast of The Addams Family and Franz in the original company of Rock of Ages, which garnered him a Theatre World Award (Outstanding Broadway Debut) and an Outer Critics Circle Nomination (Best Featured Actor). He has performed internationally and all over the United States, with extensive credits in Off-Broadway and Regional theatre. On Television, he’s been seen on “The Good Wife” (CBS), “Looking” (HBO), “The Tomorrow People” (CW), “One Life to Live” (ABC), “The Tony Awards” (CBS) and 26 episodes as ‘Bobby’ on “Smash” (NBC).

(Pictured above right: Follow Wesley Taylor on our Instagram account throughout the day and tonight’s opening performance of ‘An Act of God’ at the DCPA’s Garner-Galleria Theatre. Click here.)

  • Wesley Taylor QuoteHometown: I was born in New Jersey and Iive in L.A. now – but NYC still feels like home.
  • Training: I have a BFA in Drama from North Carolina School of the Art.
  • Twitter-sized bio: “There is something innately untrustworthy about Wesley when he walks into the room.” – Famed director, to my agent
  • What was the role that changed your life? Playing Falstaff in Henry IV at drama school. It was very hard. Very rewarding.
  • Why are you an actor? It’s what makes me feel most alive.
  • What would you be doing for a career if you weren’t an actor? I would be a full-time writer.
  • Ideal scene partner: Romantically opposite James Dean, thanks.

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  • Why does An Act of God matter? It’s important to endow Biblical literacy with comedy. Religious legalism should be made fun of.
  • What do you hope the audience gets out of seeing An Act of God? Escape, mostly. But don’t be fooled, there’s a message in this play :)
  • Finish this sentence: “All I want is …”
    “… the kindness of strangers.”

Follow Wesley Taylor on Twitter @WesTayTay and on Instagram @sirwestaytay

An Act of God: Ticket information

• Through March 12, 2017
• Garner-Galleria Theatre
• ASL interpreted, Audio-described and Open Captioned performance: TBA
• Tickets: 303-893-4100 or Tickets: 303-893-4100 or BUY ONLINE
• Groups: Call 303-446-4829

Selected Previous NewsCenter coverage:
Director Geoffrey Kent on a laugh-a-minute God
Casting announced for An Act of God
Geoffrey Kent’s 2015 True West Award

More 2016-17 DCPA ‘Meet the Cast’ profiles
Aubrey Deeker, The Glass Menagerie
Thaddeus Fitzpatrick, Frankenstein
Charlie Korman, Frankenstein
Sullivan Jones, Frankenstein
Mark Junek, Frankenstein
Amelia Pedlow, The Glass Menagerie
Jessica Robblee, Frankenstein
John Skelley, The Glass Menagerie

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