Playwright

Highlights

Mr. Kunes has had his works presented as staged readings, workshops, and full productions at theaters across the country, including Center Stage Theater in Santa Barbara, Theatre West in Los Angeles, SkyPilot Theatre in North Hollywood, McCarter Theatre in Princeton, the Tennessee Williams Theatre in Key West, the Roundabout Theatre in NYC, and at the Dramatists Guild Foundation Music Hall in NYC.

 

Other Awards:

City of Santa Barbara Annual Awards (2010/”Letter of Recognition from the Mayor”), Social Venture Partners of Silicon Valley’s iMagine Award (2007/”Great Books e-Curriculum”), Greater Los Angeles Press Award (2006/”The Not-So-Ugly Duckling”), Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Humanitarian Award (2005/”Antelope Valley Fallen Heroes”), National Stuttering Foundation’s Laura Pels Award (2005/”Story Reading Coordinator”), Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles’ Vivian Sheehan Award (2004/”Everybody’s In The Book: Kids Writing Program”), Valley International Film Festival’s Vision Award For Writing (2004/”Rain Man”), International Distance Learning Center’s Helping Hand Award (2003/”MyGlobalClassroom”), WGA’s William E. Kelley Award: Hollywood’s Top Ten Unproduced Screenplays (2003/”Acquitted”), Emmy Award (1992/”The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson”), PTA’s Endurance Award (1988/”The Wonder Years”), NYU’s William Faulkner Award For Short Fiction (1978/”The Mixologist In Residence.”)