Full, original post of published article available

Delighted to have recently officially entered the world of published authors. Several folks have reached out asking about the original, full text of the post that Casting Director/Director/Author Paul Russell shared on his hit blog, “Answers for Actors.” You can find the edited/published version on his site under the title “18 Tips From Your Audition…
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Chris interviewed by Equity News about Beck Center!

Had a wonderful time being interviewed by the stage actors’ union’s publication EQUITY NEWS a few months ago about the Beck Center in Lakewood, OH. Chris & colleagues spoke at length about this great theater. The article appeared recently in the Spring News issue. Check it out! Beck Center for the Arts Equity News Staff â€“ 19…
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CANTON FILM FEST starts in 2 weeks! You can see tons of great films for as low as $5!

The 8th annual Canton Film Fest will begin in 2 weeks! Have you gotten your tickets yet? Chris’s film MONSTERS will premiere on Saturday, April 27th, in the 9AM-11AM block of time under the FAMILY FRIENDLY FILMS category. Films will be shown at the gorgeous Canton Palace Theatre. Ticket prices are only $5 per movie…
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April is SHOWERING down some awesome updates! 2 film premieres & current placement in Cleveland SCENE

WOW! Spring is in the air and April is SHOWERING off with a strong start! Hope the luck continues and brings some May “flowers” next month as well? Here’s to hoping 🙂 The latest news: -“SANGIN” (starring James Madio – HOOK, BAND OF BROTHERS and featuring Chris Richards, directed by Rick Page – BROOKLYN NINE…
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Chris Richards an official nominee for “Cleveland Scene’s Best Actor of 2019” Ballots are open until April 11th

Friends, it’s official. I have received enough nominations to be in the running for “Cleveland Scene’s Best Actor of 2019”. Thank you so much for helping me get there. Now, the real work begins. If you so desire, it is time to cast official votes. Ballots are open until April 11th. If you’d be so…
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“HARD LOVE” starring Chris Richards SOLD OUT PERFORMANCE

Maltz Museum has added a second performance of HARD LOVE, by Motti Lerner, on Sunday, April 14th, at the Maltz Museum. This play is about an Orthodox Israeli couple who divorced over their spiritual differences, and who 20 years later, must revisit their old issues when their children (from second marriages) have fallen in love. Fred Sternfeld directs  Lara Mielcarek* and Chris…
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Chris Richards nominated for “Best Actor” of Cleveland Scene Magazine 2019 – Vote Now to support!

Chris has just been nominated for “Best Actor” of Cleveland Scene 2019. Here’s how you can help: Go to Scroll down to “Arts and Entertainment” Find “Best Actor” and write in “Chris Richards” *Every “Nomination” right now IS a vote. Nominations are accepted until March 21st. After 3/21, the top four vote-getters in each…
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Chris Richards to star in Interplay Theatre’s “Hard Love”

Sunday, April 14, at 4 p.m. (co-presented with the Maltz Museum) HARD LOVE, by Motti Lerner. Directed by Fred Sternfeld and featuring Lara Mielcarek* and Chris Richards*  Accompanies the Maltz Museum exhibit Israel Then & Now.  (*appears courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association)   For reservations and ticket information, call the museum:  (216) 593-0575; or visit

SANGIN (featuring Chris Richards) selected for the Oscar-Qualifying 43rd Cleveland International Film Festival

CONGRATS to everyone involved. #SanginMovie has been selected to premiere at the Oscar Qualifying 43rd Cleveland International Film Festival #CIFF43 – Click link for info/tixs.

MONSTERS (starring Chris Richards) a Finalist for the Canton Film Festival 2019

Congratulations to the cast and crew of Monsters for being selected as a Finalist in the Canton Film Fest. Join us April 26-28 at the Canton Palace Theater for the world premiere of this film.