RABBIT HOLE  Cadence Theatre Company

'Duke Lafoon’s versatility is showcased through his polished and emotional performance, chock full of nuance.” - Broadway World


“Lafoon delivers a standout performance as Howie.” - Style Weekly



FUN HOME  Virginia Repertory Theatre

“Lafoon is disturbingly believable as Bruce Bechdel.”  - Richmond.com


“Lafoons performance of Edges of the world is a highlight.” - Broadway World



A CHRISTMAS STORY  Virginia Repertory Theatre

“Duke Lafoon shows us how it’s done. Mr Lafoon is the real deal and his performance should not be missed!” - GayRVA.com



A WONDERFUL LIFE  The Goodspeed Opera House

"Mr. Lafoon is outstanding: an easy, clean and communicative vocalist of lovely sound, an everyman who gives charisma and depth to goodness. With each sideways cock of the head, he’s a likably involved and involving listener, and he gives genuine bite to “Precious Little,” George’s sung declaration of misery.” - The New York Times



NEXT TO NORMAL  Virginia Repertory Theatre

"As Diana’s devoted, broken husband Dan, Duke Lafoon is a standout. He brings so much unspoken faith and exhaustion and hurt to every one of his scenes; his character ends the play as the most fully realized and most shattering.” - Richmond.com


"Lafoon is riveting in the role and his "I Am the One" reprise at the show's end is a heartbreaking highlight.” - Style Magazine


A WONDERFUL LIFE   Theatre Virginia / The Westchester Broadway Theatre

"...a captivating stage presence and singer, Lafoon proves himself a surperb actor as well." "Lafoon hits all of Bailey's emotional bases with ease. His anguish is real. So is his love. This is a wipe-away-those-tears performance to treasure.” - Richmond Times Dispatch


"...very real and compelling." "You feel his pain, identify with him and feel his joy throughout. Everyman will see George Bailey within himself.” -Whiteplains CitizeNetReporter


"Lafoon easily steps out from under any shadow Jimmy Stewart may cast. His George Bailey is familiar - eagar, honest, affable with occasional flashes of temper - but also wholly original.” - Style Magazine


"...an actor of considerable skill and a singer who's voice is perfectly honed for the stage.” - The Progress Index


“he communicates the angst of his character with ease, grace and tragedy.” - The Richmond State

 

"Lafoon gives a thoroughly touching performance.” - Stamford Advocate


DOUBT    West Virginia Public / Virginia Repertory Theatre

"...more than holds his own onstage." "capable of amazing presence and exudes a chrisma and strength of character that immediately grabs the audience and holds it through the last word.” - The Dominion Post


"Lafoon and Ziegler must dance on a razors edge of morality, in fact they virturally leap and pirouette in their verbal warfare.” 

 - Richmond Times Dispatch


"Lafoon is exceptional as Flynn!” - Style Magazine


THE AUDIENCE     Transport Group

"Dee Hoty is deftly supported by Duke Lafoon” -Variety



GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES   Gateway Playhouse

"The other three roles require solid all-around musical comedy assets. That's no problem for Duke Lafoon.” - The New York Times


"Duke Lafoon held the audience spellbound.” - Dans Papers


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“Working with Duke was one of the smoothest experiences I ever had with an actor....he understood what every line meant and why it was there. He was doing work with a lot of psychological and emotional depth.” 

- Professor William Westbrooks - director and author of Dramatic Circumstances


* Awarded Best Actor for the role of George Bailey in A Wonderful Life by The Richmond Times Dispatch

* Awarded Best Actor for the role Dan in Next to Normal by the RTCC

* Best Actor nomination for the role of Father Flynn in Doubt at Virginia Repretory Theatre by the RTCC

* Best Actor nomination for the role of Howie In Rabbit Hole at Cadence Theatre Company by the RTCC