Jason Pizzarello

Playwright

 

Jason Pizzarello's play “After People Like You” recently received a workshop production at Classic Stage Company, directed by Anna Brenner. He recently developed his plays “Providence Adrift” with Meghan Finn at 3LD, “Half Right, an Army play” with director Michelle Bossy and the Fordham Alumni Company, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Being a Zombie” with director Damen Scranton at Irondale Ensemble, and "When I Had Three Sisters" with director Lila Neugebauer in the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab. Other plays include: "Once There Was a Boy" (finalist, Princess Grace Award; finalist, O'Neill Playwrights Conference); "InsideOut" (Live Project at HERE Arts Center); and "Saving the Greeks: One Tragedy at a Time" (Push Productions at 14th St. Y Theater). Four of his short plays have been selected by the Actors Theatre of Louisville as Heideman Award finalists. Over 30 of his plays are published by Playscripts and Stage Partners and have been produced in all 50 states as well as in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, Norway (translation), Pakistan, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Syria, Thailand, the UK, and United Arab Emirates. His work has also been featured in “Actor’s Choice: Scenes for Teens,” Actor’s Choice: Monologues for Women,” and “Random Acts of Comedy” (Playscripts). When he's not writing, he proudly serves as a logistics officer with the NY Army National Guard and recently returned from a deployment in Afghanistan.