|As an actor Chambers has appeared in over one
hundred plays. Some of his favorite productions include Romeo
and Juliet (Three productions. Once as Romeo.), A
Midsummer Night’s Dream (Three productions. Twice
as Puck, Once as Lysander.), Brighton Beach Memoirs
(Stanley), Biloxi Blues (Eugene),
American Buffalo (Bobby), Eastern Standard
(Winner of the Geoffrey Award for Best Supporting Actor), and
West Side Story (Arab)
But of all the shows Chambers has done his favorites are in
the one man show genre. So far he has done four of them.
His first, the sixteen-character Desperate For Magic
was written with a fellowship from the Ingram Corporation. Magic
played in six theatres across the country and went on to receive
a Backstage West Garland Award.
After Magic, Chambers performed in the West
Coast Premiere of Lee Blessings’ masterpiece Chesapeake.
The production, directed by Che Rea Adams opened at The Electric
Lodge in Venice. It received the Critic’s Choice from
Backstage West. Chesapeake is the story of
a performance artist who kidnaps a right wing Senator’s
dog and ends up magically turning into the canine.
Less than two months after the closing of Chesapeake,
Chambers opened in the West Coast premiere of My Son
Susie by Cheryl Royce (Winner of Best Play Smith-Kraus).
Susie is the moving story of a man who grows up with two developmentally
disabled parents. Susie was a co-production
between Theatrevolution and The Hudson Theatre.
Finally, Chambers appeared at the LA Solo Festival in Out
Comes Butch (Best Bet - LA Times), a play he’s
wanted to do for fifteen years. David Stein’s award winning
play is a hilarious examination of sexual roles in America.
The Solo Festival opened at 2100 Square Feet and was hosted
by multi-Tony Award winner Julie Harris.