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Charley Layton as Mister Charley

Character bio

Mister Charley is pleased as pie to be your Master of Ceremonies. While not a poet himself, he has spent the last few months perfecting his first haiku. He can sing you a song or play you a tune or pretend to be someone else for a while.

professional bio

Charley Layton is the host of The Poetry Brothel and a true vaudevillian. He is an accordionist whose recent theatrical credits include Ziegfeld’s Midnight Frolic, Speakeasy Dollhouse, and Bathtub Jen and the Henchmen. He is also a professional speech & dialect coach. He attended the Atlantic Acting School, graduated through NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and is a current faculty member at both institutions.

WORK SAMPLE

First haiku

Haikus can be fun

But sometimes they make no sense

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