Larry Larson

Larry Larson* (Playwright / John)returns to the Horizon Theatre as “John Picket” the role he created and performed in the original Waffle Palace: Smothered, Covered and Scattered, 24/7/365. Larson’s acting credits extend back to the 1970s with performances on virtually all of Atlanta’s professional stages. He, Eddie Lee, and Rebecca Wackler, created and performed the award-winning original work, Tent Meeting, along with Some Things You Need to Know Before the World Ends (A Final Evening with the Illuminati), The Blood Orgy Trilogy, Isle of Dogs, The Salvation of Iggy Scrooge, and many others. Tent Meeting went on to productions at Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Human Festival of New Plays, The Spoleto Festival, Dublin Theatre Festival, Philadelphia Drama Guild, and Off-Broadway at the Astor Place Theatre. Larson’s film and TV credits include twenty-plus on-screen roles, including writing and acting as company member of the Bill Tush show, and most recently, in the film, Mr. 3000, with the late Bernie Mac. Larson was the long-time host of The Morning Ride, on Joe Weber’s AM 1690, The Voice of the Arts, and is the recipient of the 2009 Loridan’s Award for his contributions to theatre in Atlanta.