Mercutio at IRT, photo by Zach Rosing

Mercutio at IRT, photo by Zach Rosing



Charles is in rehearsals for Twelfth Night at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, directed by Greta Lambert, opening April 20 and running through May 5.


Just closed Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, directed by Henry Woronicz, for the Indiana Repertory Theatre. 

"Charles Pasternak is getting his own little paragraph here. Pasternak’s hyperactive, raunchy Mercutio steals every. Single. Scene. He is in. You can’t help looking at him. He demands your attention. He’s a foul-mouthed comedy show of one."   Lisa Mitchison, Indianapolis Theatre Reviews


Fred and Young Scrooge in Christmas Carol, directed by Janet Allen for Indiana Repertory Theatre.

Black Stache in Peter and the Starcatcher, directed by Casey Sams for the Clarence Brown Theatre in Knoxville, TN.

Leontes in The Winter's Tale, directed by Bruce Longworth for the Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis. 

Marplot in The Busybody, directed by John Sipes for the Clarence Brown Theatre.