Shakespeare Lightning Round: Keith Hamilton Cobb

Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 5:00 pm
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What’s your favorite Shakespeare play? What's the most overrated Shakespeare play? A moment in Shakespeare that makes you laugh out loud? Tune in on Instagram Live for a fun, fast-paced, Shakespearean chat show. We ask our guests 30 lightning-fast questions about their favorite—and least favorite—things about the Bard.
Actor and writer Keith Hamilton Cobb joins us on a new episode.
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Keith Hamilton Cobb is an actor and the creator of American Moor, which had its Off-Broadway debut in 2019. Cobb has performed at regional theater including the Actors Theatre of Louisville, Shakespeare Theatre Company, and Denver Theatre Center. He created the role of Noah Keefer for ABC daytime drama All My Children, for which he garnered a Daytime Emmy Award nomination; the role of Tyr Anasazi for Gene Rodenberry’s Andromeda; the role of Damon Porter for CBS daytime drama The Young and the Restless; and the role of Quincy Abrams for the Logo Network series Noah’s Arc. He is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, with a BFA in acting. 
A new published edition of Cobb's play American Moor is now available from Methuen Drama. Read scholar Kim F. Hall's introduction to the script.
Listen to our interview with Cobb on our Shakespeare Unlimited podcast, or read his reflections on bringing American Moor to the stage on our Shakespeare & Beyond blog.