DONALD SAGE MACKAY Co Artistic Director
Donald Sage Mackay stars in the LONDON WEST END production of Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST with Kit Herrington and Johnny Flynn. Don continues performances of the solo world premiere play, Angry Alan, developed with Penelope Skinner at the Aspen Fringe festival and then the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where it won the Edinburgh Fringe First Award. In March 2019 he will be performing Angry Alan at Soho Theatre in London, touring to Dubai and other international venues, as well as filming the TV Pilot in April 2019 in the USA. Last year he made his London theatrical debut playing the lead role in the European premiere of an American play, White Guy on the Bus, at the Finborough Theatre and is nominated for an Off-West End award for Lead Performance. Don appeared in the U.S. premiere of Linda at Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway in New York. Just prior, he rehearsed and toured in Ireland, including at The Lyric Theatre in Belfast, in the iconic role of “James Tyrone, Jr.” in Eugene O’Neill’s A Moon for the Misbegotten before returning to the U.S. with the Irish cast. Other theatres throughout the U.S. include the Signature Theatre (NYC Off-Broadway), the Magic Theatre (San Francisco), La Jolla Playhouse, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Cleveland Playhouse, Old Globe, Mark Taper Forum/Ahmanson, and multiple seasons in leading roles at various Shakespeare Festivals. Don continues his major recurring role in Season 2 of Deep State for Fox (opposite Mark Strong in Season 1). Deep State airs in the U.K., U.S. and countries throughout the world. His extensive guest star resume on American television includes The Looming Tower, Modern Family, Masters of Sex, Elementary and Blue Bloods, as well as previous iconic shows such as Mad Men, The Good Wife, House, The West Wing, NCIS, Law & Order: SVU, Criminal Minds, The Shield, Frasier, Star Trek Enterprise, According to Jim, ER, The Amazing Mrs. Novak pilot for Warner Bros., and past recurring roles on Scrubs, The Practice and Providence. Film credits include Transformers 2 directed by Michael Bay and many independent features. He received his MFA in Acting from UC San Diego/La Jolla, and studied at the Moscow Art Theatre.