Daniel Damiano is an award-winning playwright, award-nominated actor, and published poet based in Brooklyn, NY. His plays have been produced throughout many areas of the U.S. as well as London, England and Sydney and Melbourne, Australia. Recent productions of his plays include THE GOLDEN YEAR (“Beautifully crafted.” —Times Square Chronicles.) and THE DISHONORABLE DISCHARGE OF PRIVATE PITTS (“This play is a heroic underdog that points a dirty yet necessary mirror back at its viewers.” —Center on the Aisle.) DAY OF THE DOG (St. Louis Theatre Circle Award Nominee for Best New Play, 2013) received two acclaimed productions with St. Louis Actors’ Studio in 2013 and then in its NYC transfer to 59E59 in 2014. He has been the recipient of the Christopher Brian Wolk Award, among other awards, as well as a nominee for the 2013 Pushcart Prize for Poetry and a Finalist for the 2011 Arts & Letters Prize for Drama and a Finalist for the Fulton Theatre Discovery Project Award in 2012. His play HARMONY PARK was a 2017 Finalist for Kitchen Dog Theatre’s New Works Festival and in 2018 received its acclaimed World Premiere with Detroit Repertory Theatre (“4 Stars — HARMONY PARK is the kind of work that demands post-play conversation on the ride home and long after after. It could easily find its way to a run on or off Broadway.” —Detroit Free Press.) He has performed his latest solo play, AMERICAN TRANQUILITY, at various venues in NYC, including the 2018 Downtown Urban Arts Festival, and for a 6 week extended run at the East Village Playhouse in NYC, produced by fandango 4 Art House (“4 STARS … an exceptional piece of theatre.” —All About Solo.) His one-act THE LEPERS recently received its World Premier in Ensemble Studio Theatre’s 2019 Marathon of One-Act Plays. Daniel will be again be performing AMERICAN TRANQUILITY as part of the Capital Fringe Festival in Washington, DC in July 2019. He is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild, The League of Independent Theatres, Mind The Gap Theatre Company, and is Co-Founder/Artistic Director of fandango 4 Art House.