Tony Maggio has appeared on the Colony stage as "Actor 5" (Phineas Fogg) in Around the World in 80 Days, as famed American explorer William Clark in the World Premiere production of Leon Martell’s Bea[u]tiful in the Extreme, a play inspired by the Lewis and Clark expedition, and The Laramie Project, winner of the Los Angeles Ovation Award for Best Play, Best Direction, and Best Ensemble. The Laramie Project was revived this past fall at The Laguna Playhouse.
Some of the other theatres he has performed with are the Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Pasadena Playhouse, Odyssey Theatre, Plaza de la Raza, Stages, John Anson Ford Theatre and LA Theatre Works in Los Angeles, and with Playwrights Horizons, and the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York. Some of his favorite roles include Billy the Kid in The Collected Works of Billy the Kid, John Merrick in The Elephant Man, Quentin in After the Fall, Horst in Bent, Prince Conti in La Bete, and Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath.
Tony has received six Drama-Logue Awards, three LA Weekly Awards, a Garland Award, an Ovation Award, three Los Angeles Drama Critics’ Circle nominations, and one LADCC Award for his various performances. He has acted in over forty film and television roles.
As the president of the Company of Angels Theatre in Los Angeles from 1991 to 1994, he produced, directed, and acted in over forty productions.
A proud graduate and current
faculty member of the Los Angeles City College Theatre Academy, Tony holds
a B.A. and M.A. in Theatre Arts from California State University, Los Angeles.