News and Events

An Adirondack Affair


Oct 1-2 in Long Lake NY with 2 time Emmy Award Winner Martha Byrne,  As The World Turns Star Ellen Dolan and As the World Turns star and Emmy winner Michael Park for panel discussion. Behind the Scenes on a Soap and Saturday acting, directing and writing workshops with writer Tom Cassiello from Young and the Restless and Directing Talent from All My Children, Fritz Brekeller.


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Rock Concert for Charity


6th Annual Rock Show for Charity to benefit the Red Cross.  Michael Park will once again perform at Bradley Cole's Rock Show for Charity to benefit the Red Cross. Trent Dawson is another of the performers along with many other soap stars.  The event is October 9 at the Red Cross Headquarters, 520 W. 49th St. in New York City. Doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7:30pm.  Tickets are on sale now.  More details HERE.




2010 Woody's Charity Golf Outing 



Keith Elias ~ Giants     
Bruce Cooperman ~ One Life To Live ~ Director (2nd time attending)  
Trevor St. John ~ One Life To Live
Mick Hazen ~ As The World Turns (3rd. time attending)
Michael Park ~ As The World Turns

Frank Dicopoulos ~ Guilding Light (2nd. time attending)
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Woody's Roadside Tavern
5th ANNUAL Benefit Golf Outing
40 Route 537 East, Colts Neck, New Jersey

AUGUST 16, 2010
$150.00 Per Player
. Continental Breakfast
. Round Of Golf With Cart
. Sandwiches, Soda, Beer ~ On The Golf Course
. Return To Woody's At 3:00 P.M. ~ For Buffet & Prizes
. Rules Will Be Printed On a Separate Sheet
. Theme Will Be 50/50's And Raffle  Tickets Throughout The Day

Arrive at 8:00 A.M.
For Continental Breakfast and Registration
9:30 Shotgun Start



The Last Goodbye: A Musical Adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet 

Michael Park will participate in the well known Williamstown Theatre Festival. August 5 – 20.  No information on the role yet.


Conceived and adapted by Michael Kimmel
Music and lyrics by Jeff Buckley
Orchestrations, music direction and
Arrangements by Kris Kukul
Directed by Michael Kimmel
Choreography by Sonya Tayeh


The cast of The Last Goodbye features Kelli Barrett (The Royal Family), Nick Blaemire (Cry-Baby), Celina Carvajal (The Toxic Avenger), Merle Dandridge (Spamalot), Damon Daunno (The Last Goodbye), Tom Hennes (Freedom Train), Max Jenkins (Hair), Jo Lampert (The Daughters), Jesse Lenat (Once Around the Sun), Deb Lyons (Smokey Joe's Cafe), Grace McLean (Twelfth Night), Michael Park ("As the World Turns"), Ashley Robinson (Giant), and Chloe Webb (Sid and Nancy, Forbidden Broadway).

A legendary love. A transcendent artist. Shakespeare’s classic verse meets the driving, passionate rock of iconic singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley in the world premiere of The Last Goodbye. Conceived and adapted from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet by Michael Kimmel with the music and lyrics of Jeff Buckley arranged by Kris Kukul, an ensemble of fourteen singer/actors bring to life the lyrical beauty of two great poets set in a world of youthful angst, grandeur, and grit. Fall for Romeo and Juliet all over again in this incendiary new musical.


Tickets on sale now HERE.


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Michael Park Signing Autographs 

Michael Park, a former resident of Canandaigua who recently won a Daytime Emmy award for outstanding lead actor in a drama series, will be making an appearance this weekend to thank the fans, pose for photos and sign autographs.. He will appear from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 11 in the Market Cafe at the Canandaigua Wegmans at 345 Eastern Boulevard (Routes 5 and 20)  More information. 


Press coverage:  Small-town celebrity gets big-time welcome - Canandaigua, NY - MPNnow

Photos - Available in the GALLERY



Michael Park Returns to the NY Stage in The Burnt Part Boys: A New Musical

Michael Park will return to the NYC stage in THE BURNT PART BOYS: A New Musical off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons. This New York City premiere by an acclaimed new team, Mariana Elder, Chris Miller, and Nathan Tysen, is directed by Joe Calarco and runs April 30 – June 13, 2010.

THE BURNT PART BOYS takes place in coal country, West Virginia, in 1962. Fourteen year-old Pete’s fighting to claim his past. His older brother Jake’s hoping to forge a future. With their friends, they’ve embarked on a life-altering journey to the mine that took their father’s (Michael Park) life. Featuring a vibrant, haunting bluegrass and pop-inspired score, this gripping new musical from an acclaimed new team will capture your heart as it finds the streaks of light within the darkness. For more information, please visit their website at

You will also find more information available HERE and much more at including photos, video and reviews.