Theatre magic can only happen when there’s real magic on the page. Do you have a story that’s begging to be turned into a great play? Or do you have a play that you want to develop? In this class, whether you’re a seasoned theatre pro, or a passionate novice, we’ll help you take your […]
Douglas Moser has been a professional director and playwright for over 30 years. He most recently directed the world premiere of Mary Ann Frank’s acclaimed one-woman show “Spinning” at the Long Wharf Theatre. His first play “What Happened to Frances Farmer…” was produced in New York as part of Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Oktoberfest. His adaptation of “A Christmas Carol” won the Connecticut Critics’ Circle Award for its performance at the Westport Country Playhouse. Doug served as Artistic Director for the Boston Post Road Stage Company in Fairfield and Westport. He developed Paula M. Kimper and Wende Person’s groundbreaking opera “Patience & Sarah” from workshop concerts at the American Opera Project all the way to its world premier at Lincoln Center. He directed the professional debut of Frederick Stroppel’s one-act “Glacier Bay,” starring Jack Klugman and Brett Somers in their theatrical reunion. His film version, starring James Noble (“the Governor” from TVs Benson) and Dorothy Bryce won several film festival awards. He has worked at the Eugene O’Neill Center, the New York Theatre Workshop at Dartmouth, and University of Michigan new play festival. Other work includes “Wild Women of Planet Wongo” at the Becket Theatre for the New York Theatre Musical Festival, “The Shape of Things,” “Sweenie Todd,” “Syncopation,” “Irma Vep,” “Burn This” among many others. Recently his TV pilot for “Reborn Again” was a semi-finalist in the People’s Pilot competition in LA.
In addition to his ongoing theatre career, Doug is a novelist and memoirist. He is currently refining his novels Kitty Boy, and James & Jim as well as countless short stories, articles, and memoir pieces.