As founding Managing Director, he built, owned and operated The TrilogyTheater, off-Broadway, NYC, where he produced and directed the World Premiere of many new works, including THE AMERICAN BAR by award winning playwright Mark Witteveen, REAL his own critically acclaimed one-person show as well as the concert play ROCKSTAR...just another year, books and lyrics by Robert Morris, Steve Morris and Joe Shane and featuring the infamous Tony B.
At The Trilogy Theatre in Manhattan he has worked with hundreds of new and established artists, including Vincent Pastore, Michael Parness, Gary Swanson, Cornelia Sharp, Austin Pendellton and Ellen Greene.
Some of his other directing credits include such diverse productions as Clifford Odets THE COUNTRY GIRL, Michael Racanelli's REALITY DAYDREAMS , a NYC production of NORTH OF PROVIDENCE AND DOLORES by Edward Allen Baker, as well as a production of TOOTH OF CRIME by playwright Sam Shepard.
As an actor he began his career off-Broadway as a company member in the Just About Had It! Theatre Company. He has appeared in over 40 stage productions. His TV work includes guest starring on ABC's LOVING, and in the Lifetime TV series' MICROKILLERS and WHAT SHOULD YOU DO? His feature film work includes supporting roles in ATLANTIC CITY SERENADE and WINGING IT. He continues to act when his schedule permits. He is also one of the founders of THE PAUL K. MEMORIAL FOUNDATION, a philanthropical and charitable organization with special focus on cancer research and children's well being. Norman is excited to see how far reaching and inspirational HARLEY BROWN'S CAFE will become.