Mark Edward Lang is a multi-hypenate creative, who works professionally as an actor, director, graphic designer, corporate trainer, teacher and playwright. A native New Yorker, Mark has been fortunate for his work to take him across the country and around the world.
Favorite acting roles include Captain Robert Scott (lead) in Terra Nova and Jack in The Importance of Being Earnest (Hilton Head Playhouse, SC), The Actor (lead, dual role) in The Guardsman (East Lynne Theater, NJ), seven roles in the Irish comedy Stones in his Pockets (Open Stage of Harrisburg), Kosti in Welcome Home Marian Anderson (Off-Broadway & tour, including Clinton Presidential Center in Arkansas). Also lead roles as Alfred Lunt and F. Scott Fitzgerald, in productions of his own work (in New York, San Antonio and Montgomery, Alabama). He’s performed Shakespeare, Molière, and new works in NYC and 35 states on tour.
He has written plays, including the Monty Python-eque comedy Cuthbert, Prince of Denmark (with Rick Louis), and the biographical plays Lunt and Fontanne: The Celestials of Broadway and Zelda & Scott: A Life Affair, based on the correspondence of Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Directing work includes Othello on 42nd Street in NYC starring Timothy D. Stickney (“One Life to Live”), as well as Kyle Bass’s Possessing Harriet, Eugene O’Neill’s Anna Christie, a number of plays for Harbor Theatre (NYC) and workshop productions of Feydeau’s The Turkey (Le Dindon), and Shepard’s Fool for Love in Florida.
He is a graduate of Vassar College (Kazan Prize for Excellence in the Dramatic Arts), and member of Actors’ Equity, SAG-AFTRA, and the Dramatists Guild.