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WELCOME TO DANIEL'S SITE

 

Daniel is an Award-Winning Playwright, Screenwriter, Award-Nominated Actor, Voice Over Artist, Novelist and Pushcart-nominated Poet.  

 

As an Actor, he has played a wide variety of lead and character roles in various mediums, and has worked with a range of distinguished theatre companies.  As a Playwright, he has had plays produced throughout many areas of the U.S., as well as Sydney and Melbourne, Australia and London, England.   He is also Co-Founder/Artistic Director of  fandango 4 Art House.

Feel free to browse this page for recent and upcoming projects.

UPCOMING /RECENT PROJECTS

Daniel recently completed a critically acclaimed run of his solo play ONE WITH THE CURRENT, which played at 36th Street Studio Theatre from Sept 13th through Oct 8th, under the direction of Leslie Kincaid Burby, produced by fandango 4 Art House.



 
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Photography by Gerry Goodstein.

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Daniel will soon be portraying the role of Larry Slade in ByMouth's audio-drama production of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh.    This production will be available through ByMouth.org. 

 
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Daniel is featured in the role of "Old Man" in Rodney Ferrer's new dystopian feature House of Waltz, produced by Sidewalk Prophecy Films, which won Best Feature in the 2024 Roosevelt Island Film Festival, and will next be screened in the 2024 Festival of Cinema on August 4th at 5:15pm.  Daniel contributed a song to the soundtrack, as well.  

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After appearing in the 2020 Queens World Film Festival (Best Narrative Short) and the 2020 Art of Brooklyn Festival, Daniel's screen adaptation of his one-act play, THE LEPERS, received its first in-person screening as part of the 2023 Chain Film Festival in NYC, on August 5th, 2023.  Click on Image to view.

 

 RECENT PUBLICATIONS /ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Daniel's recent poem, A Flea Market Somewhere in Saratoga Springs, NY, appears in the 2024 Spring issue of Gyroscope ReviewHis latest poems,  They Were Always Nice to Hear, Anyway and Brooklyn Street, Sunset Park,

Early September are published in the current issue of Curlew Quarterly, and two more recent poems,

You Can't Ask Friends to Help You Move Anymore and To an Absent Confessor, are published in

the inaugural issue of Quagmire Magazine.

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Daniel's one-act play THE SURVEY was a Finalist for the 2022 David Einhorn Memorial Playwriting Prize. 

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 Daniel's play THE WILD BOAR was a Finalist for Dayton Playhouse's Futurefest 2022, and was a

previous Finalist for both the 2019 Woodward/Newman Drama Award and the 2019 Janet and Bruce Bunch

New Play Award.   It was also singled out as a favorite of Futurefest 2022 by Dayton.com :

"Assessing the festival, my favorite play was The Wild Boar, a fascinating, eerie, outside-the-box, unexpectedly moving, shouldn’t-work-but-does character study involving crisis and compassion. "

                                                             

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Daniel is thrilled to announce that Bottlecap Press has just released his second poetry book, The Concrete Jungle and the Surrounding Areas, available in Ebook and Paperback.  Many of the assembled poems take aim at the unflinching reality of life in a formidable city, while others go further back to Daniel’s adolescent past. Within that span, the collection moves seamlessly from transportive odes on the absurdities of life, aging, childhood, survival, along with affectionate homages to the wildlife of the city. Some are about birds. One is about a moth. One is about two feral cats. And most contain the undeniable backdrop of New York City.  (Click on image)

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