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 for Mechanic to Millionaire: The Peter Cooper Story, for PBS.
Scott wrote and appeared in P.O., a play for the 2010 NY International Fringe Festival. He wrote and appeared in The Double Murder Plays, a group of one-acts, for the 2007 Fringe Festival. One of the pieces, Double Murder, was recently published in Best American Short Plays of 2006-7, by Applause Books.
Previously, Scott played five roles in 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 comedy The Teahouse of the August Moon, as well as the NY premiere of Three Trees, also at Pan Asian Rep; Combustion at BAM; Treplev in The 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 in The 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.
A short film he wrote and appears in, Bad Luck, 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 Award.
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.