Still Toking With
Season 1
10 months ago

S3E27 - Still Toking with Michael Hargrove (Actor)

Still Toking with Michael Hargrove (Actor)

Episode Notes

Join us as we dive into the mind of The "Candyman" Michael Hargrove will be in the house telling us his tales from Chicago PD to playing Candyman just don't say his name 3 times or else... ————————————————— This episode is sponsored by Deadly Grounds Coffee "Its good to get a little Deadly" ————————————————— Check out Toking with the Dead Episode 1 Check out Toking with the Dead Episode 2 Buy awesome Merchandise! ————————————— Follow our guest ————————————————— Follow Still Toking With and their friends! ————————————— Produced by Leo Pond and The Dorkening Podcast Network Dead Dork Radio

MICHAEL HARGROVE, honored with the Black Theatre Alliance's Sidney Poitier Award in 2002 as Best Leading Actor in a Play for his role in "Will He Bop, Will He Drop" at Chicago's National Pastime Theater.

Michael has also appeared in such National Pastime Theater productions as "Red Dog Moon," David Rabe's "The Orphan," "Yuba City," Kafka's "The Trial," "Servant of the People!! The Rise and Fall of Huey P. Newton and the Black Panther Party," "Possessed," Kesey's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" (as Mark Anthony) and Ionesco's "Rhinoceros."

A mainstay on the Chicago theatre scene, Hargrove has also appeared in "Dark of the Moon" (Chi-Town Revelers) and two stagings at the Shattered Globe Theater - "In the Shadow of A Smile and "An Absurd Evening...The Lesson and Rats."

The Birminham Alabama native has guest-starred on such locally-filmed TV series as "Chicago Fire," "Chicago P.D" and "Early Edition." His feature film work includes Gary Fleder's gridiron biopic, "The Express," "Psychic Crime Busters," "The Modern Myth," "Out-Takes," "Given Circumstances," "A Careless Kitchen," "An Abduction" and, notably, Tom Gustafson's LGBTQ fantasy, "Were the World Mine."

The latter title earned Gustafson over a dozen film festival awards upon its 2008 release, most notably from the Florida, Nashville, Rhode Island, Ft. Worth Gay/Lesbian, Indianapolis LGBT, Inside Out Toronto LGBT, L.A. Outfest, Outflix, TWIST Seattle Queer Film and the Philadelphia, Tampa and Torino Gay/Lesbian festivals.

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