Ken Tigar, Jonathan Crombie in 'Freud's Last Session'

Hartford Courant

Ken Tigar plays famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud and Jonathan Crombie is writer C.S. Lewis is “Freud’s Last Session” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks. The Mark St. Germain play, directed by Maxwell Williams, associate artistic director at Hartford Stage, plays Jan. 17 to Feb. 23 at the theater.

Tigar, who was in a production of the play at Rochester’s Geva Theater, also starred as Captain Jensen in TV’s “L.A. Heat.” He also appeared in numerous television series such as “Cheers,” “Barney Miller,” “The West Wing,” “Boardwalk Empire” and “Fringe” as well as motion pictures from “The Happy Hooker” to the more recent “The Avengers.”

Tigar also area received his doctorate in German literature from Harvard University. He spent a year at the University of Göttingen and performed in Vienna and other European cities. He speaks fluent German and has translated a number of German plays into English.

Crombie is best known for playing Gilbert Blythe in CBC Television's 1985 telefilm “Anne of Green Gables” and its two sequels. He was also in the series “Slings and Arrows” as playwright Lionel Train. Besides his credits at Stratford Festival Theatre in Canada, he was in Broadway’s “The Drowsy Chaperone” as the Man in the Chair at several points during its run.

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