Manny Schenk portrays Jim in Moving Boxes, the world premiere play that 2nd Act Players’ will be producing Nov. 4-19.
Manny has been acting since 1979 and currently is the treasurer of the James Downing Theater in Chicago’s Edison Park neighbor where he has acted extensively as well.
His Moving Boxes’ character Jim is a widower in search of companionship who gets more than he bargained for when he meets Faye, a recent New York transplant.
A man of few written words, Manny was very succinct when we asked him to answer some questions about his acting career. You can read his answers below and then come see him in Moving Boxes, Nov. 4-19. Simply click here to buy tickets for one of our Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon shows.
- Started acting in 1979
- Biggest challenge – Developing a character to be believable.
- Favorite role – Otto Frank in Diary of Anne Frank, a role with deep emotional ties.
- Dream role – Henry Drummond (Clarence Darrow) Inherit the Wind for its intense subject and great acting experience.