John is deeply honored to have been granted the privilege of performing (video clip) in Concord Players' 2012 production of Little Women.
Since December of 2008, John can be heard playing Ebenezer Scrooge in the annual broadcast of The Old Strand Theater Players' radio adaptation of A Christmas Carol on WCAP (980 AM, Lowell, Massachusetts).
In 2007, John made his network television debut (video clip ) when he appeared as New York State Senator William Armstrong in the PBS documentary Louis Brandeis: The People's Attorney.
Some of John's other favorite previous roles include Dr. Bradman in Blithe Spirit (Concord Players), Emperor Joseph II in Amadeus (Concord Players), Robert in The Obit (Acme Theater Productions, New Works Winter Festival), Lord Rupert Carrington in The Last Words Of Lord Rupert Carrington, As Captured At His Deathbed By His Devoted Nurse (Acme Theater Productions, New Works Winter Festival), Colonel Melkett in Black Comedy (Acme Theater Productions), Sam Hoke in Night Watch (Concord Players), Announcer II/Lars in Dolls House/ Wild Penguin (Boston Playwrights' Theater, Playwrights' Platform Summer Festival), Herr Zeller in The Sound of Music (Concord Players), Judge Taylor in To Kill a Mockingbird (Concord Players), Herr Schultz in Cabaret (Concord Players), Morgan in The Drawer Boy (Vokes Theatre), Sir Joseph Porter in H.M.S. Pinafore (produced by FOPAC as a collaboration of The Concord Players, The Concord Band, and The Concord Orchestra video clip), Major General Stanley in The Magical World of Gilbert & Sullivan (Savoyard Light Opera Company), Vinnie in The Odd Couple (Concord Players), The Provost in Bacchus (Town Cow Theater Company), Harry Frazee in The Curse Is Reversed (Hovey Players), Major General Stanley in The Pirates of Penzance (produced by FOPAC as a collaboration of The Concord Players, The Concord Band, and The Concord Orchestra video clip), Tito in Lend Me A Tenor (Concord Players), Merlyn in Camelot (Savoyard Light Opera Company), Pompey in Measure for Measure (Town Cow Theater Company), Venticelli #1 in Amadeus (Vokes Theatre), Jacob Marley in The Christmas Carol (Theatre III), Marshall Brown in The Awards Show (Nashoba Players), Inspector Rough in Angel Street (Concord Players, a performance that earned him an EMACT Honorable Mention), Dr. Lyman Hall in 1776 (Concord Players), "John" in Godspell (Turtle Lane Playhouse's inaugural production in 1980), and Peter in Company (Vokes Theatre, 1979).
John lives in Concord with his wife Mary, and has roots in the Concord community - his father, William Small, was simultaneously principal of both the Willard and the Ripley schools in the early 1960's, and marched in the Patriots Day Parade as a Concord Minuteman