Joe Hastings

Joe Hastings

Sometimes credited as: Joseph Hastings, Joe Bonelli, Joseph Bonelli

Vocal Range: Baritone    ·    Height: 5' 8 1/2"    ·    Weight: 170    ·    Hair Color: Brown    ·    Eye Color: Hazel    ·    Training: American Musical & Dramatic Academy, NY- 1965    ·    Hometown: Vicksburg, MS    ·    Born: 7/23/1943    ·    High School: St. Joe, Jxn, MS    ·    College: Univ. Southern MS    ·    Occupation: Pt-tm Classical Music Radio Announcer

Joe Bonelli (aka Joe Hastings) is an actor/singer and radio announcer-- a Vicksburg, Mississippi native who has participated in theatre, some film and radio for over fifty years.

Joe has returned (as Joe Hastings) to WWNO 89.9 -7--10PM weekday evenings and, occasionally, weekends. Joe presents studio-originated classical music from 8-10PM ...Read More

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Stage Credits:
The Don.... Wild Mushrooms   (3/2009)
*.... The Louisiana Traveling Know Show   (2/1991)
.... Lafitte's Louisiana   (2/1991)
Lord Brockhurst.... The Boy Friend   (12/1990)
Harold Gorringe.... Black Comedy   (7/1987)
Senator Wingwoah.... The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas   (6/1986)
Dr. Bradman.... Blithe Spirit   (5/1985)
*=leading role

Stage Awards and Nominations:
Best Supporting Actor-- Univ. of Southern MS Summer Theatre 1961
Hambone Award-- Vicksburg Theatre Guild-- MS-- 1997

Non-stage credits:
Professional Experience: Film & TV

Alt Films, Hollywood:
PBS Masterpiece Theatre-- American Collection (tv):
THE PONDER HEART (SAG credit)--Preston Buford (spkg)

Mississippi Public Broadcasting (tv) PBS:
MIA'S MUSIC-- Composer Sergei Prokofiev (spkg)

TOASTER-GEIST (indie short) Bum (silent film) Vincent Wright, prod/dir Jackson, Ms.

Also: Oliver Stone's "JFK" 1st Juror (extra)

EXTRA work-- A Time to Kill, Avenging Force, No Mercy, Heaven’s Prisoners, Meet the Spartans, K-Ville, several tv films

Professional Experience: Radio

Mississippi Public Broadcasting -- Radio (formerly PRM)
Classical Music Announcer/Producer
Pt time 1996-98, 2005-06 Full time 1998-2005

WWNO-- New Orleans
Classical Music Announcer Pt & Full time 1989-92
" " Part-Time 2007-present (as "Joe Hastings")

Staff announcer: WSSO-- Starkville, Ms;
WRNO (pre-rock)-- New Orleans, La.;
WQBC, WVIM-- Vicksburg, Ms.