Casey J. Adler

Casey J. Adler will be seen as a guest star opposite Wanda Sykes in Netflix’s upcoming sitcom “The Upshaws.” Additional television and film credits include: “Bunheads” (Freeform); “Grandfathered” (FOX); “Penny Dreadful” (Showtime); “Untitled NBA Pilot” (ABC Studios); and “Juveniles” (Disruptive LA).

Adler is a proud playwright of The Actors Studio’s “Play Development Unit” with works produced by Mixily Presents, NuRoots, Jewish Women’s Theater, and The Actors Studio. He co-founded Actors Circle Ensemble and lead the development program for nearly a decade. He produced the festival “PICplays: Perform Inform Change” and brought aboard an international panel of artists and academics to workshop new plays around contemporary issues, including: Unionism In America; Environmentalism; Education & Youth Empowerment; Discrimination; and Health Care.

Press outlets include: VoyageLA; Broadway World; TV Fanatic; Labor Notes; Lawyers, Guns, and Money; and OC Register, among others.

The Institute for Jewish Creativity recognized Adler with a six month fellowship as an Inquiry Artist.

His script, “Birdy,” is available from Smith Scripts.

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