Artist Bio

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.