Mark is the recipient of a number of playwriting awards.  His 18 published plays and 14 unpublished plays have been staged throughout the world.  BELLES and FIVE TELLERS DANCING IN THE RAIN have together received over 200 productions.

Mark’s most popular novel ELLA MINNOW PEA has been adapted as a stage musical LMNOP: THE MUZICAL, by Paul Loesel and Scott Burkell, has received several professional productions, and is now available for licensing through Samuel French, Inc.

Mark has maintained close ties over the years with New Jersey Rep, the Community Theatre League in Williamsport, PA, Dalton Little Theatre in Georgia, the Mississippi Theater Association, where he has served as mentor and adjudicator, and the Santa Fe Playhouse, where he most recently scripted its Centennial Celebration.