Andy Paris has made a career of developing new works for the
stage and screen, including The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later, Emmy-nominatedThe Laramie Project, Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde by Moises Kaufman, Or by Liz Duffy Adams, Lucie Tiberghien’s The
Quiet Room, Innocents by Rachel Dickstein, The Talking Band’s The
Necklace, Matthew Maguire’s Phaedre and Deb Margolin’s Indelible
As a writer/director he’s been a part of Laramie: 10; Going Public, an original play about our education system; The
American Family at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival; The Fanmaker’s
Inquisition, co-adapted with his lovely wife Anushka Paris-Carter from the
novel by Rikki Ducornet; Goldstar Ohio, which he directed at The Cleveland
Public Theatre; Migration at the Experimental Theatre Wing at New York University;
Faith Pilger’s The Stages of Burning; and The Corporate Carnival,
for The Women’s Project, in which he also performed at the Winter Garden in the
World Financial Center.
Currently he is co-writing with Ms. Paris-Carter a play titled Square Peg Round Hole, which explores living on the autism spectrum. Andy
has performed in countless other plays in New York, regionally, and in Europe.
Regionally, he has been seen at Denver Center, The
Huntington, Playmaker’s Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Rep. Theatre of St. Louis,
Hartford Stage, Theatre Virginia, Berkeley Rep and La Jolla Playhouse.
His favorite roles include “Berowne” in Love’s Labours
Lost, “Keppler” in Richard Goodwin’s Two Men of Florence, directed
by Edward Hall, and all of the male roles in A Sleeping Country by Melanie
Marnich, directed by Mark Rucker.
His film and TV credits include The Laramie Project (HBO) and Law
& Order (NBC). He received two Audie Awards and has narrated over 75 titles from authors ranging from Jodi Picoult, Keith Donahue, Stephen Tunney, and Nicole Krauss to A.M. Holmes, Ursula Kile Le Guin, James Frey and Arthur Phillips. He has directed
and edited hundreds more.
Andy was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is a
graduate of New York University.