Amongst other things, Dan was the consummate emcee for the memorials of many who passed before him.  Just one more way that he’ll be a hard act to follow.


Dan Mooney Memorial

Monday, April 28th from 4:00-6:00 pm

The Milwaukee Repertory Theatre – Stackner Cabaret

Mr. Mooney has worked with many of America’s oldest and largest resident theaters including The Victory Gardens Theatre, Seattle’s Intiman Theatre, The Goodman, Chicago’s Court Theatre, Evanston’s NorthLight, Houston’s Alley Theatre, The Cleveland Play House, The Pittsburgh Playhouse and StageWest in Massachusetts. In addition to the 20 some years with the Milwaukee Repertory Theater he has worked with Next Act, Renaissance TheaterWorks, First Stage, The Skylight, The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Theatre Gigante. He has toured throughout America and Japan, performed in Russia and with The Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, England. In a career of near 40 years he has appeared in well over 200 productions. Favorite roles include: Lenny in OF MICE AND MEN, Proctor in THE CRUCIBLE, the nefarious Commander Gomez in FUENTE OVEJUNA, John in Mamet’s OLEANNA, Pozzo in WAITING FOR GODOT, Tarleton in MISALLIANCE and, of course Mr. Scrooge. He has directed plays by Pinter, Shaw, Chekov, Amlin Gray and Larry Shue. He has appeared in, or done voice work for hundreds of commercials and thousands of industrial videos. He has been seen on LAW & ORDER: CI, on WNET’s Theatre in America Series, in an ABC After School Special, the new movie NO GOD, NO MASTER and as a dastardly politician in THE UNTOUCHABLES. He has served on The Wisconsin State Arts Board, the board of AFTRA/SAG and is currently a Principal Councilor from the Central Region of Actors’ Equity Association the union of professional actors and stage managers.