Mark-Eugene Garcia

Librettist Playwright Lyricist
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Mark-Eugene Garcia is a Mexican/Honduran playwright and a proud member of the Dramatists Guild and A.S.C.A.P. He is a graduate of the City College of New York and studied book and lyric writing with the Academy of New Musical Theatre and the BMI Lehman Engle Musical Theatre Writing Workshop.

Productions include EIGHT TALES OF PEDRO (The Secret Theatre, Queens Theatre) STANDBY (Towle Theatre, New York International Fringe Festival- Encores Selection, New York Musical Theatre Festival, Next Link Selection), THE HOLY COWS OF CREDENCE SOUTH DAKOTA (Planet Connections Theatre Festival, Puzzle Theatre Festival) FACING EAST: A NEW MUSICAL (Jericho Arts Center) and UNMISSED CONNECTIONS (Planet Connections Theatre Festival)

Other Plays include FLAKE OF SNOW, WITH BATED BREATH, WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR , ONE NIGHT AT THE GOLDEN BOOT, INSCRIPTIONS, and KEYS.

As a Dramaturg, Mark has collaborated with The New York Musical Festival on the productions of TEMPLE OF THE SOULS, EMOJILAND, KAFKA'S METAMORPHOSIS, and ILLUMINATI LIZARDS FROM OUTER SPACE. He has also collaborated with the Fresh Fruit Festival with PARTITIME

Highlights

Playwriting Awards include: 2021 Jerry Harrington Award For Outstanding Creative Achievement in Musical Theatre Winner, 2018 UnFringed Festival Best of Festival Award Winner, 2016 Vancouver Ovation Award for Outstanding New Work nominee, 2013 Planet Connections Outstanding Book of a New Musical nominee, 2012 Jacob Weiser Playwriting Award for a Fully Realized Drama