SPIN CENTRAL: Amateurs by David Auburn
David Rasche began his career at the famed Second City cabaret in Chicago. His Broadway credits include: Speed the Plow (David Mamet), Lunch Hour (dir. Mike Nichols), Loose Ends (Michael Weller), and The Shadow Box. Off-Broadway credits include: Little Miss Sunshine (written and directed by James Lapine, music by Bill Finn), Chekov’s The Seagull (Richard Seff Award), Regrets Only (Paul Rudnick, MTC), David Mamet’s Edmond (Atlantic). His TV credits include recurring roles on VEEP, and Bored to Death on HBO, and he has appeared on episodic shows from Miami Vice to Monk,most recently on Black Box on ABC, and Blue Bloods on CBS. He played Sledge Hammer in the ABC series of that name. His films include: In the Loop (dir. Armando Iannucci), Burn After Reading (Coen Brothers), Men in Black 3 (Barry Sonnenfeld), Flags of Our Fathers (dir. Clint Eastwood), Flight 93 (dir. Paul Greengrass), That Old Feeling (with Bette Midler, dir. Carl Reiner), and Manhattan (dir. Woody Allen). He is about to begin rehearsal for Donald Margulies’ new play,The Country House, which will begin at the Geffin Theater in LA, then move to Broadway at MTC’s Friedman theater in the fall of 2014.