Me and Orson Welles | 2009

Drama, Adaptation
A high-schooler lucks into a role in a daring Broadway production of Julius Caesar. Cues, staging, and rehearsals: he has a lot to learn. And the first thing to learn is never upstage Mercury Theatre's genius director ...more

Cast

... Richard Samuels

Actor

... Orson Welles

Actor

... George Coulouris

Actor

... Sonja Jones

Actor

... Muriel Brassler

Actor

... John Houseman

Actor

... Norman Lloyd

Actor

... Lorelei Lathrop

Actor

... Martin Gabel

Actor

... Joseph Cotton

Actor

... Gretta Adler

Actor

... Les Tremayne

Actor

Company

CinemaNX

Production Company

Production Company

Financier

Fuzzy Bunny Productions

Production Company

Financier

Synopsis

In a whirlwind week in 1937 in New York City, a young aspiring actor named Richard is thrown into the middle of Orson Welles Mercury Theatre Company on the eve of the opening of Welles historic staging of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. During this week he will find romance with a worldly older woman, become immersed in a creative experience few are afforded and learn the downside of crossing the imperious, brilliant Welles. Richard is about to grow up fast.

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