MARK IRISH (ACTOR)–Mark is a graduate of Dartmouth College and an alumnus of the Eugene O’Neill National Theatre Institute. After touring for six months, Mr. Irish is very happy to be back in New Jersey where he has lived for over 16 years after leaving his native state, Maine. He returns to Tri-State in 2013 as the reluctant hero, Richard Hannay in hit comic thriller, THE 39 STEPS. He joined Tri-State’s family as Paul in Tevia Abrams’ THE VIEW FROM HARRY’S BAR. Other original works that Mr. Irish has performed in include the world premier of CIVIL UNION at the Oldcastle Theatre in Vermont, the critically acclaimed TROPHIES at the Cherry Lane Theater, NYC, and MEN! THE MUSICAL at the Edinburg Festival in Scotland. Other favorite roles include “Elyot” in PRIVATE LIVES at Blowing Rock Stage Co., “Clifford” in DEATHTRAP at Fleetwood Stage, and “Biff” in DEATH OF A SALESMAN at the Mill Mountain Playhouse. Mr. Irish has done hundred of voice overs and commercials, appeared on all the New York based soapes and worked on numerous films including REGARDING HENRY and SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE. Mr. Irish is a member of Actors’ Equity Association.