Tony Torn
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Tony Torn is an actor and director based in New York City. He was a member of the Civilians' R&D group in 2013-14, directing Juliana Francis Kelly's "The Reenactors." The rock musical "Ubu Sings Ubu" — which he created, starred in, and co-directed with Dan Safer at the Abrons Arts Center — returned in January 2015 to the Slipper Room for two nights only ( Recently he appeared in Untitled Theater Company #61's "The Velvet Oratorio" at the Bohemian National Hall, Karin Coonrod's Production of "The Tempest" at La MaMa, Jay Scheib's "Platonov" at the Kitchen, and Jeanine Oleson's "Hear Here" at the New Museum. Known for his work with legendary experimental theater directors Reza Abdoh and Richard Foreman, he manages Torn Page, a salon space and classroom in Chelsea dedicated to the artistic legacy of his parents, Rip Torn and Geraldine Page (

Tony Torn's articles

Sometimes Objects Are Made to Be Used: Jeanine Oleson on Opera, Rocky Horror, and Audience Alienation

Actor Tony Torn talks to artist Jeanine Oleson about her experiments moving opera off the proscenium stage and into the interactive space of the New Museum.