Scott appeared on Broadway in Irena’s Vow, with Tovah Feldshuh, reprising his role as Roman from the Off-Broadway run. He also shot the title role and did narration forMechanic to Millionaire: The Peter Cooper Story, for nationwide PBS.
Scott wrote and appeared in P.O., a play for the 2010 NY International Fringe Festival. He wrote and appeared inThe Double Murder Plays, a group of one-acts, for the 2007 Fringe Festival. One of the pieces,Double Murder, was published in Best American Short Plays of 2006-7, by Applause Books. Previously, Scott played five roles in two Off-Broadway productions of the stage version of the film hit The Joy Luck Club, for Pan Asian Rep. Other Off-Broadway: Endpapers, directed by Pamela Berlin, produced by Benjamin Mordecai; Double Sophia, The Cherry Lane Theatre; the leading role of Fisby in the classic comedyThe Teahouse of the August Moon, as well as the NY premieres of Three Trees and the musical Sayonara, also at Pan Asian Rep; Combustion at BAM; Treplev inThe Seagull, directed by Kjetl Bang-Hansen, head of the National Theatre of Norway. Regionally, Scott has performed in A Shayna Maidel, Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY;The Common Pursuit, Studio Theatre, Washington, D.C; the title role inThe Puppetmaster of Lodz, Stageworks at The Egg, Albany, NY; others. On television he has been seen in Picket Fences, and As the World Turns, CBS; films on A & E, NBC, the Sci-Fi Channel, and Onion News Network. He has done Voice-Overs for programs including PBS’The American Experience and Wide Angle.
Bad Luck, a short film he wrote and appears in, was an Official Selection of the LA Shorts Fest and is currently available on YouTube. Scott was chosen to participate as a Playwright in the 2007 Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab. He performed his original monologue,Wolf Messing and the KGB, in Emerging Artists Theatre’s One Man Talking festival, 2011-12. Scott's pieces P.O.& Wolf Messing & The KGB, were both chosen by Florida State University as texts for its nationwide Speech & Debate competition.
Scott is a Lifetime Member of The Actors Studio. He is a graduate of Kenyon College, where he performed in the world premiere of C.C. Pyle and the Bunion Derby, by Michael Cristofer, directed by Paul Newman. He is a two-time winner of Kenyon’s Paul Newman Acting Trophy.
The cast of "Irena's Vow", opening night on Broadway. From L: Scott Klavan, Tracee Chimo, John Stancisi, Peter Reznikoff, Tovah Feldshuh, Steven Hauck, Gene Silvers, Thomas Ryan.