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John C. Reilly to Direct Evan Brenner's Buddha: Triumph & Tragedy In The Life Of The Great Sage logo
John C. Reilly
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Oscar and Tony-nominated actor John C. Reilly will direct Even Brenner's one-man play Buddha: Triumph & Tragedy In The Life Of The Great Sage, February 3-25 at Bootleg Theater.

Framed in an unusual and personal context, Evan Brenner brings selections from Buddhist texts to the stage, unchanged, to enact the extraordinary life of Buddha.

Writer and performer Evan Brenner's writing and directing credits include both film and television. As an actor, he appeared in such films as The Deep and Dreamless Sleep and Spare Me.

John C. Reilly is best known for his roles in films including What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Magnolia, Gangs of New York, Talladega Nights, and most recently, Roman Polanski's Carnage, adapted from the Broadway hit, God of Carnage.


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