Artist Bios

Doug McDade

Doug McDade

(Bio as of March 2020)

Doug McDade (U/S Mr. Rice) last appeared at Goodman Theatre in Blind Date. He is a founding ensemble member of Shattered Globe Theatre, where his credits include Hannah and Martin, The Manchurian Candidate (Jeff Award), A View from the Bridge and Warhawks & Lindberghs (Jeff Award nominations). Additional Chicago credits include Stalag 17 (American Blues Theatre); Omnium Gatherum (Next Theatre) and A Steady Rain (Chicago Dramatists). He also understudied Tracy Letts in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Steppenwolf Theatre Company). Film and television credits include The Merry Gentleman with Michael Keaton and Chicago Fire. McDade has directed stage productions including the world premiere of Taking Turns (Three Brothers Theatre). His film directorial work includes CUTEeGRL (2011 Illinois International Film Festival Best Short Film Thriller). He trained at the London Shakespeare Academy and the National Theatre of Great Britain with Sir Geoffrey Connor.

With Goodman Theatre

  • Blind Date Blind Date
    1718 Season
    Play by Rogelio Martinez
    Directed by Robert Falls
  • Molly Sweeney Molly Sweeney
    1920 Season
    Play by Brian Friel
    Directed by Robert Falls