Edward Cating (Ghost/Ensemble) is looking forward to The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, which he is directing at the MAC. and that opens August 4th. Locally, Edward has performed in numerous Berkshire County productions including Judge Hathorne, The Crucible, Barrington Stage Co.; Vladimir, Waiting for Godot, Minerva Stage; Lord Capulet, Romeo and Juliet, Joe Keller, All My Sons, Reach, Down the Road, Engstrand, Ghosts, Sydney, Where’s My Money, at Main Street Stage; Aviator, The Little Prince, Ben, The Dumb Waiter, Mill City Productions. He created the title role in Joan Ackermann’s Bec and Rosemary, and performed in staged readings as William in Margot Connolly’s 1 John 4:20, Edison in Kendra Arimoto’s No Traveler Returns, Scientist in Sharon Wyrrick’s 900 Dreams all at the Berkshire Fringe Festival. Regional credits include: Josiah Bartlett, 1776, Westport Playhouse, St. Louis.
Memorable roles from college have included The Doctor, Too True to be Good, Jorgen Tesman, Hedda Gabler, Hamm, Endgame, Duke Orsino, Twelfth Night, Paddy, The Hostage, Mark, The Shadow Box, Mute, The Fantastiks, Jamie Tyrone, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Iago, Othello at Southwestern University; Vince Fontaine, Grease, Lysander, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Lenny, The Homecoming at Lindenwood College; and Father Brian Rivard, The Runner Stumbles at Clarke College. He studied acting with Angus Springer, Martin Fried, Wesley Van Tassel, Tom Skore, Yvonne Gharib, and Fred Goodson, and thanks them each for their valuable lessons.
Edward is the Executive Director of the Minerva Arts Center in North Adams.