Lou Liberatore is a Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee for his portrayal of “Larry” alongside John Malkovich and Joan Allen in Lanford Wilson’s BURN THIS. Lou made his Broadway debut in William M. Hoffman’s groundbreaking play, AS IS, the first play about the AIDS crisis to premiere on the Great White Way. Both plays were directed by Marshall W. Mason and were developed at the award winning Circle Repertory Company where Lou proudly called home, first as an intern after graduating from Fordham University (Lincoln Center) and eventually as a full fledged company member.
Off-Broadway credits include; the NY Fringe, Gene Frankel Theatre (BEST NGHT EVER), Infinite Theatre (ORPHEUS DESCENDING), Red Fern Theatre (WHAT THE WALL DOES), Vineyard Theatre (THE WAITING ROOM and ONE OF THE ALL-TIME GREATS), Manhattan Theatre Club (SIGHT UNSEEN), Ensemble Studio Theatre (TURNABOUT), Naked Angels (LOVE), Lark Theatre Company (PERA PALAS), Penguin Repertory (THE WOUND OF LOVE), and the Orpheum (UNIDENTIFIED HUMAN REMAINS AND THE TRUE NATURE OF LOVE).
Regional theatre credits include; the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival (SOMETHING CLOUDY, SOMETHING CLEAR), Westport Country Playhouse (THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON & DIARY OF ANNE FRANK), Two River Theatre (A THOUSAND CLOWNS), Pioneer Theatre Company (12 ANGRY MEN), Centerstage (ARSENIC & OLD LACE), Shadow Lawn (THE ODD COUPLE & WAIT UNTIL DARK), Alley Theatre (DANTON’S DEATH), and the Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Mark Taper Forum (BURN THIS). Theatre directing credits include; NAKED BRAZILIAN (Planet Connections), UNSILENCED (Midtown International Theatre Festival).
TV and Film acting credits include; “The Good Wife”, “Nurse Jackie”, “Sex and the City”, “Law & Order”, “Who’s The Boss?”, “Tales of the City”, Blood From A Stoner, Mary & Louise, Box, It’s My Party, Rosen’s Son, Honey, I Shrunk the Audience (Epcot), Original Sin, She Was Marked for Murder, Op-Center, Combat High, Marked for Murder, If It’s Tuesday It Still Must Be Belgium, “One Life to Live”, “Guiding Light” and “Another World”. TV Directing credits include “Water with Lemon” (Pilot).
Lou is a lifetime member of the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York, where he proudly serves as Co-Chair of the Membership Council. He has studied with the legendary acting teacher William Esper.