Arthur Gregory Pugh

"The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after."

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Actor, New York City Tri-State Area

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What Is This Down Time You Speak Of... Time To 'Sweat'

So it's been established a long time ago that down time is a myth to me. Thus it should be a surprise to no one that I have already lined up my next production, the 2017 Pulitzer Prize winning play Sweat by Lynn Nottage. Not only am I honored to have a work of Ms. Nottage to my resume, but thrilled that this will take place five minutes from my home... NO JUMPING ON THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY!!!!! No stranger to dramas both heartfelt and heart-rending, Lynn Nottage has written one of her most exquisitely devastating tragedies to date. In one of the poorest cities in America, Reading, Pennsylvania, a group of down-and-out factory workers struggle to keep their present lives in balance, ignorant

Best Role To Date? Better Than Troy, Waters, or December? Let's Argue

So... I can do comedy. Who knew? Okay, this was dark comedy, so it had serious overtones, but The Homeless Man in Larry Allen's Shakespeare's Lost Masterpiece was not Troy Maxson (Fences), not Sgt. Waters (A Soldier's Story), not Detective December (webseries In Our Backyard), and while I have comedy on my resume (So You Think You're God; You Can't Take It With You) this role put all that I have learned up to this point to a very interesting test. Technically this post is a continuation of my blog from The Meeting, as, ironically, a chance meeting with director Darrell Willis led to me landing this role (hence, if you want the backstory, check that out). While he knew of me, he got a first h

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