Overview In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious. On stage, he was one of the original cast members of both the and companies of the long-running comedy revue, Streep Tease: An Evening of Monologues performed by an All-Male Company in which he performed his critically acclaimed 6-minute rendition of the entire plot of. Live Storytelling , a monthly showcase in which actors, authors, screenwriters and comedians share true stories they would never want their mothers to know. Bottrell blogs about his experiences as an openly gay actor in the entertainment industry for the Huffington Post and writes a monthly humor column for MetroSource Magazine. In the summer of 2011, Bottrell who is openly gay performed his comedic one-man show, David Dean Bottrell Makes Love: A One-Man Show to sold out houses at the Rogue Machine Theatre in Los Angeles. In 2012, his second one-man show, David Dean Bottrell is Working played a five-week sold out run at the Acme Theatre in Hollywood. Bottrell has written about his experiences in the entertainment industry for the , Backstage, Salon.
Known for his quirky characterizations, he started his career in New York, working at such theatres as the , , the Manhattan Punch Line and regionally at the and the. He is a former city prosecutor for the City of Moorhead, Minnesota, and former Assistant Professor and Director of the Legal Assistant Program at Minnesota State University Moorhead. His television work includes guest starring roles on , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and The Blacklist. Bottrell performed in the July, 2012 edition of Don't Tell My Mother! He also co-wrote with Jessie Jones the off-Broadway play Dearly Departed, which he and Jones later adapted into a film version titled , starring , and , produced by. Just bury me in the backyard and tell everybody I left you.
Known for his quirky characterizations, he started his career in New York, working at such theatres as the Second Stage, the Public Theater, the Manhattan Punch Line and regionally at the Long Wharf Theatre and the Actors Theatre of Louisville. . He is licensed to practice law in North Dakota and Minnesota state and federal courts. Despite their earnest efforts to pull themselves together for their father's funeral, the Turpin's other problems keep overshadowing the solemn occasion: Firstborn Ray-Bud drinks himself silly as the funeral bills mount; Junior, the younger son, is juggling financial ruin, a pack of no-neck monster kids, and a wife who suspects him of infidelity in the family car; their spinster sister, Delightful, copes with death as she does life, by devouring junk food; and all the neighbors add more than two cents. Bottrell is one of the producers of Sci-Fest, the first annual Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival, to be held in May 2014. Education and Experience: Moorhead State University B.
He is also one of the producers of , the first annual Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival, held annually in May. . . . . . .
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