David Wiener - Playwright Bio
Literary Department Internship (Spring 2007): La Jolla Playhouse,
La Jolla CA
Dramaturgy Associate, “Carmen.” La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla CA (2007)
Plays have been produced in London , England (Tabard Theatre), New York (American Globe Theatre's “15-Minute Play Festival” Best Play Award 2006 , Center Stage off-Broadway and slated for publication by Smith & Kraus books), La Jolla , CA (La Jolla Stage Company), and Lakeside , CA (Octad-One Productions). Full-length plays have had staged readings in New York and Hollywood CA . One-acts have been produced and read at theatre festivals in Hollywood CA, San Francisco CA, Red Bluff CA, Fremont CA, Glendale CA , El Cajon CA, La Mesa CA and San Diego CA, Boca Raton FL. Bethesda and Frederick MD and New York.
“The Master Forger,” the true story of the world's greatest art forger, was first produced in Lakeside CA and went on to London 's Tabard Theatre. In 2005, it won Honorable Mention in the 74 th Annual Writer's Digest writing competition.
“Louis and Irving – The Movie Moguls,” the backstory of the partnership that created MGM, was also presented in Lakeside, CA and won 2 nd Prize at the 2004 Palm Springs International Playwrighting Festival and was s semifinalist in the 30th Annual Panowski Playwrighting Contest in 2007 . It was also presented in a staged reading for the 2007 Los Angeles Celebrity Playreading Series.
In 2004, the La Jolla Stage Company commissioned a new dramatization of Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol,” which was produced in December of that year and again with new staging and additional music in 2006 .
His scripts have been used by acting studios in New York and California.