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Namaste Man

November 4, 2010 - November 7, 2010

By Andrew Weems

How does a middle-class, Redskins-loving, pre-pubescent American boy respond to extreme poverty? Being forced to schlep through the Himalayas?  Sharing the road with water buffalo? 

Join Andy Weems as he looks back on the formative years he spent in Kathmandu as the son of a U.S. Foreign Service officer. Playing a variety of roles with virtuosity, pinpoint accuracy, and endearing charm, Andy explores the places he’s been, the people he’s known, and the way a single object can take you across oceans and years to the moments that shaped you.

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Andrew Weems

Creator, Performer

Andrew Weems is a versatile American stage actor best known for playing multiple roles, Shakespearean rogues and fools, and characters of different nationalities. He has performed extensively in New York and regional theater, and appeared on tv in All My Children, Law & Order (three times), Spin City, Third Watch, Path to Paradise (an HBO movie), and a PBS historical show. He was born in Korea, then grew up in Zambia, Nepal, and Virginia before earning degrees from Brown and UC-San Diego. He toured nationally with The Acting Company, playing Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Joe Dowling. He appeared in Julie Taymor's The Green Bird both on and off Broadway. He won the 2001 St. Clair Bayfield Award from Actors Equity for his performance as Thersites in Troilus and Cressida, directed by Sir Peter Hall. His work in Bartlett Sher's staging of Shakespeare's Cymbeline earned him a Lucille Lortel Award nomination in 2002. His work in Don Juan won the San

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