Currently, with Manhattan Theater Club as understudy in "The Cake", Mark most recently opened in the world premiere of "A Christmas Carol". This new adaptation, by Heidi Mueller Smith and Coffin, and directed by Smith, is a one man performance which opened Nov. 30th, 2018 for Off-The-Wall Productions in Carnegie, PA. for a critically acclaimed ten performances. (markcoffin.com)
Most recently, Mr. Coffin appeared as Eli Whitney in “Anything Goes” ( The Lion Theatre, NYC ) and “Bone On Bone” by Marylou DiPietro, in the inaugural year of New York’s Broadway Bound Theatre Festival, directed by Misti Wells and co‑starring Geraldine Leer. In the past five years he has appeared as Commandant Huber-Joseph Henri in“The Dreyfus Affair” (BAM), Doyle Trigorin in “Stupid Fucking Bird” ( LIU Guest Artist ), Herr Schultz in “Cabaret” ( The Secret Theatre, NYC ), Dr. Timothy Leary in “High Time” ( Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse ) and Dr. Harvey Kelekian in “Wit” ( Triad Stages, NC ). Other roles include Hugh in “Wearing Black” ( NYMF 2015, Outstanding Individual Performance Award ), and Col. Pickering (u/s) in “My Fair Lady” ( Pittsburgh Public ). Other highlights include Captain Winton in The Irish Rep's production of “Transport”, written by Thomas Kenneally (‘Schindler’s List’) and Larry Kirwan (Black 47, ‘Hard Times’), directed by Tony Walton and the Senator (and others) in Joe Pintauro’s “Men’s Lives,” directed by Harris Yulin, at Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor, NY.
Coffin has recently been involved in several recent works-in-progress including “Steinbrenner!”, produced by Keaka Productions, co‑written by Ira Berkow and Bill Madden, directed by Heidi Mueller Smith; “The Last Laugh” by Peter and Pia Cincotti ( Stephen Schwartz ASCAP Showcase ); "The Goodbye Party" by Kate Douglas; "Fair Division" also by Kate Douglas and directed by Hunter Bird, "Hamlet" (as Claudius) directed by John Hurley and as Bobo in "The Grifters," a new musical by Joe Giuffre.
Mr. Coffin can be seen in the films: “Confession” directed by Angelique Capozzi ( Starr Films, Ltd ), “By Jingo,” by Ryan Caraway, as well as “R&J: the Web Series” (as Capulet) directed by John Hurley.
Mr. Coffin studied with Academy Award winner Sandy Dennis at HB Studios and attended Master Classes with George DiCenzo. Since 2011, he has worked in Cotter Smith's acting workshops. Recently, Coffin has been excited to participate in Smith's specialized study of Activated Analysis.
Mark Coffin has performed in concert internationally from Vancouver, BC to St. Petersburg, Russia ( The Hermitage ) and throughout the United States ( Carnegie Hall ).
He is a proud member of both Actors Equity and SAG/AFTRA.
He is a MAC Award nominee and two time Backstage Bistro Award winner.