is Dennis

Patrick is thrilled to be recreating the role of DENNIS, having performed in the original reading in 2017 and subsequent staged presentations in 2018.

Hailing from West Virginia, Patrick studied acting at West Virginia University before graduating Magna Cum Laude from East Carolina University with degrees in Theatre and Dance.  His professional acting career began in 1988, starring as Tony in WEST SIDE STORY for the Opera House Theatre Company in Wilmington, NC.  After reprising the role in the 1989-90 National Tour, he moved to New York City appearing in the Original Broadway revival cast of GREASE! starring Rosie O’Donnell and Billy Porter.  That same year Patrick appeared alongside Bette Midler in CBS’s Emmy Award-Winning film version of GYPSY, the first-ever Broadway musical to be adapted as a motion picture for television.  Other Broadway and national tour credits include CRAZY FOR YOU, THE WIZARD OF OZ, THE PRODUCERS (1st National Tour, Las Vegas Company, and film), GYPSY, WHITE CHRISTMAS, and 9 TO 5, THE MUSICAL.  Other NY credits include THE LADIES OF THE CORRIDOR at Classic Stage with the incomparable Marian Seldes, and ME AND MY GIRL opposite George Irving.


Patrick was a member of the creative team of the Tony Award-winning revival of PIPPIN on Broadway, having been chosen by Tony-nominated director Chet Walker as the show’s SDC Observer. (Stage Directors and Choreographers Society) 


Creatively, Patrick has been privileged to work with extraordinary directors, choreographers, and designers including Tommy Tune, Susan Stroman, Jeff Calhoun, Jerry Mitchell, Bob Mackie, Diane Paulus, Mike Ockrent, Walter Bobbie, Baayork Lee, Randy Skinner, and Marcia Milgrom Dodge.  Onstage, Patrick has enjoyed the pleasure of working alongside Amy Adams, Rosie O’Donnell, Meryl Streep, Brooke Shields, Dolly Parton, Jason Alexander, Martin Short, Andrea Martin, Alan Ruck, Megan Mullally, Billy Porter, Mimi Hines, David Hasselhoff, Rachel Bay Jones, Andrea McArdle, Lewis Stadlen, Mary Testa, Kate Baldwin, Dee Hoty, Patina Miller, Lee Roy Reams, Pamela Myers, Ann B. Davis, Maureen McCormick, Micky Dolenz, Tony Danza, Diana Degarmo, and Louise Mandrell


Patrick is an accomplished professional magician, having performed his unique legerdemain worldwide.

Dennis The Play is an Equity Approved Showcase

*These Actors are appearing courtesy of Actor's Equity Association

Photo Credit: James Eden (Home Page)

Photo Credit: Russ Rowland (All Cast Pictures)

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