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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

A trailblazing veteran of the NY stage, Russell recently featured in the dual roles of Boo Radley and Link Deas in the hit Broadway adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird. He can soon be seen in the upcoming Lila Neugebauer film, Causeway, opposite Jennifer Lawrence. Russell starred at Playwrights Horizons in I Was Most Alive with You, where he earned a Drama Desk nomination. He then played the Duke of Cornwall opposite Glenda Jackson in Sam Gold’s landmark Broadway production of King Lear. Russell starred in Pasadena Playhouse’s Our Town, Open Circle’s The Who’s Tommy, and Deaf West’s acclaimed Broadway revival of Spring Awakening. In 2012, he made his off-Broadway debut in Tribes, earning a Theatre World award and receiving Drama League, Outer Critics and Lucille Lortel nominations. Russell was featured in Paul Thomas Anderson’s 2008 Oscar-winning There Will Be Blood and starred in The Hammer. He had a multi-season role on “Fargo” as the murderous Mr. Wrench; recurred on ABC Family’s “Switched At Birth”; and guest starred on “Odd Mom Out,” “Fringe,” and “CSI: NY.”