Benjamin Scuglia

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UPDATED: 01/01/17.

Benjamin Scuglia is an author and playwright, actor, producer and stage manager, aphorist, traveler and recovering curmudgeon of moderate renown. He is a member of Theatre West and the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights and frequently collaborates with Classical Theatre Lab, Fierce Backbone and Theatre Planners.

PREVIOUSLY AT HFF

HFF 2016: One of the featured playwrights in SEX, NUDITY & OTHER WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION #BOGUSTITLE. Produced by the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights.

HFF 2015: Co-produced WHAT THE F*CK? for Fierce Backbone at The Complex Hollywood.

HFF 2014: I was the playwright of 3 SHORT PLAYS ABOUT SEX and also the stage manager for LINCOLN ADJACENT (which won an Encore! Producer’s Award extension) at The Lounge.

HFF 2013: I was the stage manager for THE BEATING (Fierce Backbone) and worked a bit on DOWN IN FRONT, both at The Lounge.

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My play THE MAN WHO SAVED EVERYTHING, directed by Michael Van Duzer, will receive its world premiere at Theatre West, running April 28 to June 4, 2017.

My short play GAY FOR PAY was a Final 30 selection for the 40th Annual Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival in August 2015.

Short plays LIBRARY (2015) and LAST OF HIS KIND (2016) were winners of the ALAP Pride Play Readings Festival sponsored by the City of West Hollywood and the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights.

Producer credits include Jule Selbo’s BOXES, Chris DiGiovanni’s THE CLAW, Charlie Mount’s THE LEATHER APRON CLUB, Garry Michael Kluger’s A THORN IN THE FAMILY PAW, Leslie Caveny’s ONE WOMAN GONE WRONG and Darryl Vinyard’s FAMILY ONLY at Theatre West.

Recent stage manager credits include Wicked Lit 2016 (Mountain View Mausoleum & Cemetery); Dina Morrone’s THE ITALIAN IN ME (Theatre West); the acclaimed world premiere of Robert Allan Ackerman’s BLOOD (The Complex Hollywood); and a workshop production of the new play GOD LOOKED AWAY with Al Pacino and Judith Light.

My second book FILTHY REMARKS, a collection of quotes about men, sex and relationships, was published in 2013. I’m on Twitter (at)500Turtles.

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