Dennis Danziger

Dennis Danziger plays include Almost Men (HB Playwrights, NYC with Daniel Stern), Pennant Fever (LA Actors Theatre with Rhea Perlman, Drama-Logue Award for Playwriting).

Jewish theme plays include:

Shalom Vietnam which won the Audience Award at the Stella Adler One Act Fest in LA. And received a staged reading at the William Inge New Play Lab in Independent, KS.

The Brothers Abelson Since 1946, is a work-in-progress that centers around two generations of a southern Jewish family in the midst of a collapse following the sale of the family business. It received a staged reading this fall at the Actors Studio – West Playwrights Unit where he is a member.

Other Plays include: Double Play, Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre (LA); staged reading, HRC Showcase Theatre, Hudson, NY).

Six of the eleven one-acts that compose the Richard Nixon Sex Tapes cycle were produced in LA at Stella Adler Theatre and Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre).

TV credits include: Taxi, Kate and Allie, The White Shadow.

Novel: A Short History of a Tall Jew.

Memoir: Daddy, The Diary of an Expectant Father (translated into German and Korean).

Essays: HuffPo, The Good Men Project.

Teaching: Intro. to Playwriting – Skirball Cultural Center, LA. High School English for 25 years in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Education: University of Texas – Austin, BA Literature


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