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2021

Official Chocolate Gandalf Facebook and YouTube Pages 

to launch late Spring. Keep up.

Tons of writing and prep work in 2020.

Interview with Capital Funds Screenplay Competition below:

http://capitalfundscreenplaycompetition.com/ranney/

 

"ranney" is currenlty living in Lubbock, Texas where his spouse is pursuing

her PhD at Texas Tech University. Stay tuned, Kids! Chocolate Gandalf

is fine tuning  written work (plays, poetry, screenplays), working  on a

one man show about one of   his favorite heroes  and crafting a

dynamic touring set of comedy.

STAY SAFE, PLEASE!!! L x n

 

 

2019? Exciting and fun year for "ranney" when he wasn't writing:

 

"ranney" was reunited with Bomb-itty of Errors.

He directed the show for Webtser University, late fall 2019. 

http://www.webster.edu/conservatory/season/

 

"ranney" was a member of the St. Pete., Chicago, Edinburgh, Dublin,

and London's West End Bomb-itty cast (2002 - 2003).

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2002-06-22-0206220001-story.html

https://metro.co.uk/2002/08/21/the-bomb-itty-of-errors-theatre-review-474330/

https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2002/aug/09/theatre.artsfeatures5

https://www.londontheatre.co.uk/reviews/the-bomb-itty-of-errors

 

the 2003 London West End cast of The Bomb-itty of Errors.

"ranney" was honored to kick off 2019 by stepping up to the plate

as Troy Maxson in Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's production of

August Wilson's Fences directed by Christopher V. Edwards:

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgETWfB0en4

The Cincinnati Shakespeare production was

received well by audiences and critics:

http://leagueofcincytheatres.info/?p=1762

https://guide.artswave.org/cincy-shakes-hits-a-homer-with-resonant-fences/

http://leagueofcincytheatres.info/?p=1766

https://www.citybeat.com/arts-culture/theater/article/21045005/the-cincinnati-shakespeare-company-takes-on-tragedy-with-august-wilsons-fences

https://www.cincinnati.com/story/entertainment/theater/2019/01/26/cincinnati-shakespeare-company-production-fences-magnificently-realistic/2688772002/

 

(Back row L to R) "r", Christopher V. Edwards, Torie Wiggins, Geoffrey Warren Barnes II, Sylvester Little, Jr., Darnell Pierre Benjamin

(Front row) Crystian Wiltshire, Morgan Reynolds

 

"ranney" as Troy Maxson. Torie Wiggins as Rose.

 

"r" as Troy. Sylvester Little, Jr. as Bono.

 

 

"r" as Troy. Geoffrey Warren Barnes II as Gabriel.

 

 

 

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