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Award winner or finalist:
HBO New Writers Project
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
Sundance Film Lab
Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival of Plays
Final Draft Big Break Screenplay Competition (top 10)
Fireside Theatre National Readers Theatre Competition
Shipping Dock Theatre's International New Plays Festival
McLaren Memorial Comedy Playwriting Competition
Rochester Playwright Festival
South Carolina Playwright's Festival
Writer's Digest Writers Competition
Nantucket Theatrical Productions Play Competition
Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition
WRPN.TV Global Webisode Competition
San Francisco Indie Short Festival

Featured Performers:
F. Murray Abraham
Susan Anton
Amir Arison
Adrienne Barbeau
Len Cariou
Scott Cohen
Didi Conn
Rob Corddry
Charles Durning
George Hearn
Marilu Henner
Carol Kane
Vicki Lewis
Hal Linden
Christopher Lloyd
Jamie Luner
Joshua Malina
Garrett Morris
Kathy Najimy
Paul Provenza
Cathy Rigby
John Rubinstein
John Schuck
Michelle Stafford
Sally Struthers

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Dan is book-writer of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL (alongside lyricist and long-time MAD MAGAZINE editor Nick Meglin and composer Neil Berg) based on the 1993 Warner Brothers film.  The show recently enjoyed its United States premier starring Broadway greats Mark Jacoby and Ed Dixon alongside Tony- and Emmy-winners Hal Linden and Sally Struthers, selling out its run at the legendary Ogunquit Playhouse. In 2019 it premiered on the west coast at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts featuring Cathy Rigby and Ken Page, with Linden and others reprising their roles. Both productions received rave reviews. International production rights become available in 2020 from Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW).

As an actor, Dan has appeared on stages from New York to Los Angeles and on such television shows as LAW & ORDER: SVU, BLIND JUSTICE, CONVICTION, LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O’BRIEN and more.
His plays and workshops have been produced throughout the United States, Canada and Europe featuring Emmy-, Tony- and Oscar-winning actors.  Current writing projects include three feature screenplays in development with FINDING NEVERLAND producer Nellie Bellflower.
Dan studied and performed at Tufts University and holds a degree in acting from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts.  He serves on the Board of Directors for the Anglo-American
Mind The Gap Theatre based in New York City.

He recently wrote his first pop song, inspired by the superhero Batman, entitled LEAST BEING ME. It is available on
iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and Google Play.