October 16, 2019

From Sondheim to City On A Hill, with Jere Shea

Episode 16: From Sondheim to City On A Hill, with Jere Shea

Jere Shea was nominated for a Tony for his lead role in Steven Sondheim’s Passion on Broadway. Jere went on to act in films and most recently was a series regular on the Showtime series City On A Hill with Kevin Bacon.

What you will learn:

  • What steps Jere took to learn the craft of acting.
  • How he got the lead role in the Sondheim musical Passion, which earned him a Tony nomination.
  • Why he left acting in the late 90s.
  • Why he returned to acting after 20 years.
  • How he landed the role of Hank Signa on the Showtime series “City On A Hill” with Kevin Bacon.
  • What it was like growing up in Boston in the 80s and 90s and then, 30 years later, playing a Boston police detective from that same era.
  • What upcoming films and projects he can be seen in, including Jungleland, which will be hitting the film festival circuit soon, and “Blue Bloods” on CBS.

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